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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.
Facebook Finally Realizes Its Members Die
Commentary  |  2/13/2015  | 
In this week's Geekend column, author David Wagner asks if Facebook will still "like" you after you're gone.
Anthem Hack: Lessons For IT Leaders
Commentary  |  2/12/2015  | 
There are two key lessons that IT can learn from the Anthem breach.
Raspberry Pi 2: Six Things You Can (And Can't) Do
Commentary  |  2/11/2015  | 
Now is a good time to look at what you can -- and can't -- do with a brand new Raspberry Pi 2.
How To Nurture Millennial Tech Leaders
Commentary  |  2/11/2015  | 
Start with understanding what's different about this generation, and what won't ever change.
Want To Go Digital? Fix IT Fundamentals First
Commentary  |  2/11/2015  | 
Zimmer Holdings had to go back to basics in its journey toward becoming a more digital business.
5 Top Sources Of Job Frustration For Your IT Team
Commentary  |  2/11/2015  | 
Money's not the only problem. Fix these points of frustration, or watch good people head out the door.
Containers Get Ready To Run Critical Production Apps
Commentary  |  2/10/2015  | 
Interest in Docker runs high, even among practiced virtual machine users. One big question: Who will provide container management?
Containers Explained: 9 Essentials You Need To Know
Commentary  |  2/10/2015  | 
Containers are the hottest topic in the data center. Here are the essentials that every well-informed IT pro should know and be able to explain.
Apple Music Rumors Hint At Content Creation Plans
Commentary  |  2/9/2015  | 
Apple is denying rumors that it is buying Big Machine, the record label that brings us Taylor Swift. But such a move makes sense if Apple wants its streaming services to succeed.
Smart Cars Vulnerable To Security Hacks, Report Finds
Commentary  |  2/9/2015  | 
A US senator's report finds that carmakers are leaving vehicles open to intrusive attacks that can steal personal data and take over controls.
Interop Radio: Make An IT Presentation That's Actually GOOD!
Commentary  |  2/9/2015  | 
This week's live broadcast of Interop Radio finds out what it takes to make a great presentation from Betsy Weber, the chief evangelist for TechSmith.
Fitbit For Dogs: Readers Respond
Commentary  |  2/9/2015  | 
Is an activity tracker for dogs a sign of an impending IoT tech bubble, a great idea, or both? Readers weighed in with a variety of opinions. What’s yours?
Code Schools: Right Path For Professional Programmers?
Commentary  |  2/9/2015  | 
For students and CIOs alike, the question is whether code schools offer a ticket into the high-tech world.
Neil Degrasse Tyson, Robots, Road Rage: Sunday Video Roundup
Commentary  |  2/8/2015  | 
A weekly round up of fun, interesting, and geeky videos, including robots we like and Neil Degrasse Tyson.
Video: Net Neutrality, Apple Malware & InformationWeek Live
Commentary  |  2/6/2015  | 
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at legal challenges to the FCC’s regulatory proposal, discusses new malware that targets Apple iOS, and invites you to InformationWeek’s live radio show.
Swatch, Pebble Girding For Apple Watch Fight
Commentary  |  2/6/2015  | 
Swatch, the famed Swiss watchmaker, said a self-charging smartwatch is on deck for April. Pebble chimed in and said "big things are on deck" for 2015 to counter the Apple Watch.
Geekend: Smartphone Blood Tests Could Save Your Life
Commentary  |  2/6/2015  | 
Blood tests with your smartphone may change the way we treat AIDS, Diabetes, infectious diseases, and even transform the way we interact with our doctors.
InformationWeek Live: Big Week, Big Show
Commentary  |  2/5/2015  | 
Join us for a roundup of the biggest stories from a big week at InformationWeek.com for the week of Feb. 1.
FCC Net Neutrality Push Rattles AT&T, Verizon
Commentary  |  2/5/2015  | 
AT&T, Verizon and other wireless network operators aren't happy with the FCC's proposed net neutrality rules, and they were quick to threaten legal action.
Microsoft HoloLens Could Make Conference Calls Really Fun
Commentary  |  2/5/2015  | 
Everyone should have the chance to create an ideal virtual world for collaboration. With HoloLens, we could someday connect with colleagues in a fantasy French café, or on a World of Warcraft battlefield.
Apple's Electric Car: What Would It Look Like?
Commentary  |  2/4/2015  | 
Rumors erupted that Apple had patented an electric car. The company hasn't, but this is is what it would look like.
Who's Your IT Hero?
Commentary  |  2/4/2015  | 
We're honoring that person who brings something special to your IT shop and your company. Nominate him or her for our first-ever IT Hero award.
SAP's Plattner: How S/4Hana Simplifies ERP
Commentary  |  2/4/2015  | 
SAP chairman Hasso Plattner explains what's possible with S/4Hana. Analysts and customers comment on the evolutionary vs. revolutionary debate.
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