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What We Learned From The Second Star Wars Trailer
Commentary  |  4/19/2015  | 
The second Star Wars trailer is out. And it revealed much more than the first. Here's what we know so far.
HIMSS15: The 'Year Of Execution' For Data Sharing
Commentary  |  4/17/2015  | 
The industry is focusing less on electronic record features and more on sharing the data held in them.
Android For Work Reports For Office Duty
Commentary  |  4/17/2015  | 
Through Android For Work, Google has made its mobile device management tool for Android smartphones available to businesses, offering IT teams the control they want and the security they need.
Space X, Hubble, Coffee: The Cost Of Doing Business In Space
Commentary  |  4/17/2015  | 
Space is expensive, dangerous, and easy to get wrong. This week, news about Space X, the upcoming Hubble anniversary, and the price of astronaut coffee shows why we should think hard about future projects.
Apple Watch Won't Be Sold In Stores Anytime Soon
Commentary  |  4/16/2015  | 
Angela Ahrendts, Apple's retail chief, said the company will sell its high-end Apple Watch online exclusively until June as preorders continue unabated. The latest estimates have preorder sales topping 2 million.
5 Salary Enhancing Moves For Tech Workers
Commentary  |  4/16/2015  | 
Some steps, like being honest about your preferences, might take some getting used to.
Why The Maker Movement Matters To Your Business
Commentary  |  4/16/2015  | 
Chris Anderson has found success in what's known as the Maker movement, and he's sure that encouraging the freedom to tinker at work will deliver rewards for any company.
4 Backup Landmines Waiting For The Unwary
Commentary  |  4/16/2015  | 
Veeam CEO Ratmir Timashev warns about the pitfalls hidden in the process of conducting regular data backups.
Why Companies Should Pay Attention To AngularJS
Commentary  |  4/16/2015  | 
When Google and Microsoft collaborate on a project, it's worth noting.
Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge: Pricey To Make But Selling Briskly
Commentary  |  4/15/2015  | 
In a statement, Samsung claims demand for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge is higher than anticipated. However, a new report also finds the smartphones are the most expensive the company has ever produced.
HP's Still In Public Cloud, But Where?
Commentary  |  4/15/2015  | 
HP's Bill Hilf has rebutted the interpretation of his New York Times statements about the company's public cloud plans, but where does that leave Helion versus Amazon?
IT Life Radio: Leadership Lessons For Women (And Everyone Else)
Commentary  |  4/14/2015  | 
The latest episode of IT Life Radio tackles the important issue of women in leadership roles and how they can lead better while remaining true to themselves.
Google Image Search Results Amplify Sexism, Study Finds
Commentary  |  4/14/2015  | 
Gender bias is made worse by public sources of data, such as image search engines and stock photos.
Apple's WWDC Starts June 8 With iOS 9 On Deck
Commentary  |  4/14/2015  | 
At the 2015 WWDC, Apple's is expected to show off new versions of iOS, specifically iOS 9, and Mac OS X. Additionally, developers will get more details about the Apple Watch.
Apple Watch Scores 1 Million Preorders, Analysts Find
Commentary  |  4/13/2015  | 
Most buyers opted for the cheapest Apple Watch option possible, says research firm. However, do the numbers point to a new trend in wearables?
Google Chromebit: 3 Business Uses
Commentary  |  4/13/2015  | 
At a $99 price point, the ASUS Chromebit micro PC will provide enterprise IT staff with a field day coming up with creative business uses.
Comic: Apple Watch Saves Your iPhone
Commentary  |  4/13/2015  | 
Apple Watch is nice, but even it can't protect you from yourself.
LG G4 Android Smartphone Leaks Online
Commentary  |  4/13/2015  | 
LG had planned a media event two weeks from now to unveil the G4, a new Android smartphone, but the company leaked a slew of photos and info a bit early.
10 Reasons Robots Should Rule The World
Commentary  |  4/12/2015  | 
Some people are worried robots will take over the world. Here are 10 reasons why that would be great.
Apple's New MacBook: The Ultimate Portable With Caveats
Commentary  |  4/12/2015  | 
Apple's latest MacBook, with its 12-inch Retina display and new USB-C port, has drawn praise for its ultra-thin design and typical aesthetic finesse, but the lack of ports should be considered.
Apple Watch Sells Out Quickly
Commentary  |  4/11/2015  | 
Customers may now try the Apple Watch on in stores, but they will need to place orders online.
Star Wars Digital Download: The Extras We Wanted
Commentary  |  4/10/2015  | 
We're celebrating the new Star Wars digital download, but there are definitely some things missing from the extras that come with the package.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Is In Short Supply
Commentary  |  4/9/2015  | 
Samsung's mobile chief warned its flashy Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone will be in short supply at launch due to manufacturing difficulties.
Apple Watch Reviews: It's Not For Everyone
Commentary  |  4/8/2015  | 
Early testers of the Apple Watch suggest it is the best smartwatch yet, but they admit that people don't necessarily need smartwatches. That is, at least not yet.
Piston Shift Shows OpenStack's Evolving Role
Commentary  |  4/8/2015  | 
Piston has refocused on an operating system that will orchestrate containers, big data clusters as well as OpenStack virtual servers.
Stop Bashing IT Operations
Commentary  |  4/8/2015  | 
Without great ops, you have no credibility for innovation efforts.
IT Life Radio: National Robotics Week With Aldebaran Robotics
Commentary  |  4/7/2015  | 
Join us Wednesday, April 8 at 3 p.m. ET for the latest installment of IT Life Radio.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Teardown: Removable Battery Is Gone
Commentary  |  4/7/2015  | 
The curved display of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is costly to make. The battery is also glued in tight, making the phone hard for owners to repair, according to a new report from gadget specialist iFixit.
Tableau 9.0 Keeps Focus On End-User Productivity
Commentary  |  4/7/2015  | 
Tableau Software's latest upgrade adds tools for data prep, quick calculations, and making predictions without need of a PhD.
Interop Radio: Virtual Networks And Killer Content
Commentary  |  4/7/2015  | 
Today's show starts with the importance of content to the modern enterprise and moves on to an introduction of key players in Interop's SDN Labs.
Apple iMac With 8K Display Coming Soon, Says LG
Commentary  |  4/7/2015  | 
LG, which makes displays for Apple, may have revealed what that next iMac looks like, including its 8K display. However, some are skeptical.
Will H-1B Visas Kill Jobs Or Ensure Survival Of The Fittest?
Commentary  |  4/6/2015  | 
As the debate over H-1Bs looks like it's starting again, it's worth thinking about what the pros and cons of the system are, and what the influx of workers from overseas really means for the US tech economy.
Comic: Bad Touching
Commentary  |  4/6/2015  | 
There's giving technology the personal touch, and then there is personal touching.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Gets Bent
Commentary  |  4/6/2015  | 
It's a Bendgate redux. Samsung's Galaxy S6 smartphones bend and break under less pressure than Apple's iPhone 6, according to one report.
10 Best Robot Videos Ever
Commentary  |  4/5/2015  | 
We're celebrating National Robotics week, April 4-12, with videos of some of the greatest robots ever made.
Apple Watch Videos Detail Everyday Functionality
Commentary  |  4/5/2015  | 
In what is just the start of a marketing blitz, Apple is rolling out highly-specialized videos -- "guided tours" -- to get the world ready for its Apple Watch, which debuts April 24.
Smart Barbie Puts Child's Play In The Cloud
Commentary  |  4/5/2015  | 
You won't see children's dolls talked about much on InformationWeek. But we couldn't let Smart Barbie pass us by without a word.
Samsung Supplying Apple's A9 Processor For Next iPhone
Commentary  |  4/3/2015  | 
Apple's next iPhone will have A9 processors built by Samsung, as the South Korean company wins back business it lost to rival Taiwan Semiconductor.
SETI: Letís Stop Listening For Aliens And Start Talking Instead
Commentary  |  4/3/2015  | 
SETI, which leads the search for alien life, wants to stop looking and start telling aliens to come find us.
Amazon Dash And The Internet Of Buttons
Commentary  |  4/3/2015  | 
Amazon's new button is definitely a win for them. But is it a win for anyone else?
iOS Security Reports Say No iPhone Is Safe
Commentary  |  4/2/2015  | 
Recent research demonstrates that CIOs and other IT leaders need to pay more attention to iOS security.
Infor CEO Charles Phillips Touts Cloud ERP Gains
Commentary  |  4/2/2015  | 
Phillips says Infor can sell SaaS ERP to C-level and line-of-business execs without worrying about also selling databases and middleware to IT as Oracle and SAP do.
Acer Chromebase: All-In-One Boasts Touchscreen
Commentary  |  4/2/2015  | 
The Acer Chromebase, which runs Google's Chrome operating system, is the first of its kind to offer a touchscreen.
Will Docker Bring Workload Mobility Between Clouds?
Commentary  |  4/2/2015  | 
Docker is moving into orchestrating an application's server and networking. Does that supplement cloud function or replace it?
April Fools' 2015: Google Maps Pac-Man Game, Microsoft Code, More
Commentary  |  4/1/2015  | 
Here are our favorite April 1 pranks, including the Google Maps Pac-Man game, code from Microsoft, and more.
6 Steps To Survive A DevOps Transformation
Commentary  |  4/1/2015  | 
From measurable goals to targeting quick wins and sharing lessons learned, here are the steps that can lead to DevOps success.
Why Pinterest Updates Its Mobile App Every 3 Weeks
Commentary  |  4/1/2015  | 
As established companies embrace mobile apps, they'll need to think more like Internet companies such as Pinterest.
IT Life Radio: Working With Millennials
Commentary  |  4/1/2015  | 
Join us for the first-ever IT Life Radio show April 1 at 3:00 PM ET.
NAS Is Sexy Ö Again
Commentary  |  3/31/2015  | 
Network Attached Storage has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a file-storage tool. Now, a new generation of NAS systems is needed in the cloud to meet enterprise demands.
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