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Security Fail: Why Call Centers Leave Us Hanging
Commentary  |  3/4/2015  | 
Call centers act too much like they are running phishing scams, and it is hurting customer service and enterprise security.
Galaxy S6 Vs. iPhone 6 Smackdown
Commentary  |  3/4/2015  | 
Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones are just what the company needs to battle Apple's iPhone 6. Here are six reasons why these models will win over consumers.
Warrant Canaries: Watching US Agencies So IT Doesn't Have To
Commentary  |  3/4/2015  | 
ISPs and others are unofficially sounding the alarm in the event that a US government agency is seeking access to user records. Here's why this matters to IT.
Google+ Breakup Is The Future of Social Media
Commentary  |  3/3/2015  | 
The mobile experience makes individual tools the new social media battleground.
5G Roadmap, Bumps And All, Detailed At MWC
Commentary  |  3/3/2015  | 
Government institutions and companies are all working to make 5G technologies a reality. However, at MWC, no one really has a good definition of what 5G is.
Gen Xers: More Millennial Than Millennials
Commentary  |  3/3/2015  | 
Gen Xers see the worst part of themselves in Millennials, and that is creating terrible myths about them.
How Data Restrictions Hurt The Global Economy
Commentary  |  3/3/2015  | 
Many countries are creating policies to restrict the flow of data, driven by privacy or protectionist concerns. Such limits could stifle economic growth.
Splunk Leads Tiny Big Data Market
Commentary  |  3/3/2015  | 
Splunk marks another big year, taking in more revenue than the top three Hadoop distributors combined. That's why startups want to follow in its footsteps.
Mobile Medical Apps: To Be Or Not Be Regulated
Commentary  |  3/3/2015  | 
The FDA has answered several critical questions on what health-related apps face scrutiny.
HP Buys Aruba: What's Next?
Commentary  |  3/2/2015  | 
HP is buying Aruba Networks for nearly $3 billion. That's the simple part. The hard part is figuring out what the purchase means for your network.
Interop Radio: An End-User Look at Network Performance
Commentary  |  3/2/2015  | 
Join us at 3 p.m. EST on Tuesday, March 3, for Interop Radio: An End-User Look at Network Performance.
Samsung Pay On Galaxy S6 Debuts At MWC
Commentary  |  3/2/2015  | 
Along with the Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone, the company also rolled out Samsung Pay as an alternative mobile payment system to Apple Pay and the iPhone 6.
Using Business Intelligence To Change Student Lives
Commentary  |  3/2/2015  | 
Nashville Metropolitan schools are building a framework for student success using a data analysis foundation.
Big Data Demands Big Computing
Commentary  |  3/2/2015  | 
Big data has been around a long time. Here are four best practices to help you tap into the big computing power that is finally unlocking value.
Comic: Career Silo
Commentary  |  3/2/2015  | 
A welcome laugh at the trials of our careers. Are you climbing the ladder or stuck in your job?
HTC's One M9 Debuts At MWC, But Fails To Excite
Commentary  |  3/2/2015  | 
HTC showed off the One M9 smartphone at MWC, but there was little buzz around the company's latest device. HTC is also branching out into wearables and virtual reality.
Google Play Sponsored Ads: Wrong Solution To Right Problem
Commentary  |  3/1/2015  | 
Adding sponsored search results to Google Play may be more of an effort to save Google's developer community than about money.
Disney’s Avatar Theme Park, Robot Help And Awful Police Chases: A Video Roundup
Commentary  |  3/1/2015  | 
A weekly roundup of our favorite videos features Disney's latest creation -- and the robot of the week.
Leonard Nimoy, 83: Techies, Trekkies Mourn
Commentary  |  2/27/2015  | 
Leonard Nimoy inspired several generations of IT pros, engineers, and scientists with his iconic Mr. Spock character on Star Trek.
Video: Net Neutrality, Celebrity Geek Hobbies, Secure Payments
Commentary  |  2/27/2015  | 
This Week In 60 Seconds delves into the FCC’s net neutrality vote, reveals secret nerdy hobbies of the stars, and checks the state of secure payment systems.
IT Pros: Live Long And Eat Your Coffee Cup
Commentary  |  2/27/2015  | 
Drinking coffee will extend your life. Why not drink it out of an edible cup?
Drones Go To Work For IT
Commentary  |  2/27/2015  | 
Drones offer new opportunities for businesses of all kinds. Here's how one IT department got involved with a drone project, and what the company learned.
Mobile Devices Replace Blueprints On Construction Sites
Commentary  |  2/27/2015  | 
Knaack's DataVault Mobile shows how the work on construction job sites is going digital.
LG Watch Urbane LTE Smartwatch Forgoes Android Wear
Commentary  |  2/26/2015  | 
The LG Watch Urbane LTE smartwatch is the latest wearable from the company. This version adds features for making calls and sending messages, but LG ditched Android Wear to make it work.
Conspire Brings Analytics To Social Networking
Commentary  |  2/26/2015  | 
Conspire offers networking that allows users to apply analytics to their job searches or any other social endeavor.
Net Neutrality Vote Won't End Debate
Commentary  |  2/26/2015  | 
The FCC is slated to approve a controversial plan for net neutrality -- but that won't be the end of the matter.
Big Data Tempest In A Teapot
Commentary  |  2/25/2015  | 
Hadoop and big data community infighting won't attract enterprise adoption. It's time to raise the level of discourse.
Internet Of Things: 3 Actions To Prep
Commentary  |  2/25/2015  | 
We need to start thinking differently about software development.
Raspberry Pi Powers NetBeez Network Monitors: Startup Profile
Commentary  |  2/24/2015  | 
The latest installment in our ongoing series featuring notable startups looks at NetBeez, which makes network performance monitoring hardware.
Interop Radio: Cutting IPv6 Confusion Down To Size
Commentary  |  2/23/2015  | 
In this episode of Interop Radio we'll help you understand what IPv6 means for your network today.
HTC One M9 Smartphone Details Leak Ahead Of MWC
Commentary  |  2/23/2015  | 
The HTC One M9 smartphone may look a lot like its predecessor, but there are tons of changes under the hood. Here's a sneak peek before MWC.
Comic: Trade Show Attractions
Commentary  |  2/23/2015  | 
Maybe we can get something like this for the next InformationWeek conference.
Star Wars, Dancing Otters, Tea Cups, And Robots That Feed You: A Weekend Video Roundup
Commentary  |  2/22/2015  | 
A weekly roundup of fun, mostly technology-related videos, including thoughts on innovation and a very interesting robot.
Apple Car: Drive Different
Commentary  |  2/21/2015  | 
Apple is serious about entering the auto market. Here's our less-than-serious take on what the press release might look like announcing this magical vehicle.
Video: Millennial Stereotypes, Bank Hacks & Drone Deliveries
Commentary  |  2/20/2015  | 
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at unfair perceptions of Millennial Generation workers, billion-dollar bank heists, and why we want drones to make deliveries.
Philly311 Helpline Focuses On Social Interactions
Commentary  |  2/20/2015  | 
System integrator Unisys used the Salesforce Community Cloud to allow new options for citizens to contact and interact with the City of Philadelphia.
Lenovo Superfish Adware Excuses Are Lame
Commentary  |  2/19/2015  | 
Lenovo is downplaying the installation of Superfish adware on its notebook PCs. Here's why we think business and consumer users deserve better.
Samsung's LoopPay Buy Signals Apple Pay Fight
Commentary  |  2/19/2015  | 
Samsung needs to compete with Apple Pay on mobile payments and will use LoopPay to kick-start its efforts.
Apple Watch Looks To Win Where Android Wear Failed
Commentary  |  2/18/2015  | 
The key differences in the company's approach to wearables will set the Apple Watch apart from Android Wear and other competitors.
HP Goes Open Source For Haven Predictive Analytics
Commentary  |  2/18/2015  | 
HP develops Haven Predictive Analytics for big data, then releases it as open source software.
IT Career Success Takes Ditching Your Silo Mindset
Commentary  |  2/18/2015  | 
There are four IT career silos that good IT leaders must help knock down.
Why Kaspersky’s Bank Robbery Report Should Scare Us All
Commentary  |  2/18/2015  | 
So, you don't work for a financial institution? Don't think you're off the hook for the kind of theft discussed by Kaspersky. Banks are certainly not the only organizations moving around massive amounts of money every day.
Apple Watch Orders Top 5M, Healthcare Features Killed
Commentary  |  2/17/2015  | 
Apple is confident its Watch will be a hit, since Cupertino has placed between 5 and 6 million orders. However, the company has killed some healthcare features, according to reports.
FAA Rules Should Spur Drone Experiments
Commentary  |  2/17/2015  | 
IT should take the proposed FAA rules as an invitation to get companies exploring how to use drones and similar semi-autonomous gadgets.
H-1B Overhaul Increases US Dependence On Skilled Foreign Workers
Commentary  |  2/17/2015  | 
High tech OEMs are looking for skilled workers from all over the world. New H-1B visa guidelines offer an opportunity to bring in a wealth of new talent.
Stop Amazon: A New Era Of Cloud Co-opetition
Commentary  |  2/16/2015  | 
The recent VMware and Google partnership shows how far competitors will go to keep would-be cloud customers from flocking to Amazon.
Android To Become 'Workhorse' Of Cybercrime
Commentary  |  2/16/2015  | 
Android and Windows laptops dead even in infection rates for the year 2014.
Monday Comic: Remote IT
Commentary  |  2/16/2015  | 
I don't think that is what they mean by remote IT.
Robot Hotels, Love Over Soup, More Neil deGrasse Tyson: Sunday Video Wrap
Commentary  |  2/15/2015  | 
A weekly roundup of fun videos this week including Neil deGrasse Tyson, an all robot hotel, and love of soup.
Video: IT Valentines, Raspberry Pi & Video Game Love
Commentary  |  2/13/2015  | 
This Week In 60 Seconds shares IT valentines, dishes up Raspberry Pi, and hits the high score with 9 video games we love.
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