Feds Seek IT Ideas From Private Sector
Federal CIO Vivek Kundra has called a meeting with business CIOs to identify emerging tech trends, with a goal of helping federal agencies begin planning now for what comes next.
RIM's Reduced Forecast Darkens Outlook
Research In Motion predicted it will sell fewer devices than previously thought because it has failed to update its aging line of high-end BlackBerry smartphones.
Phones Are Getting Thinner, Heavier, Larger
For a while, it seemed cellphone makers' goal was to build the smallest usable device, but smartphones with touchscreens have reversed that trend--though thin is still in.
VMware, Why Are You Buying SlideRocket?
Acquiring the presentation software company and pushing into end-user apps seems strange, but the virtualization firm's new VP of apps insists it's core to what they do.
Mobile Security, The Way Forward
Our newest Tech Center is your one-stop shop for news, analysis, and commentary on the nexus of mobile computing and cyber threats.
Mobile Video Chatting Needs To Grow Up
Apple, Google, Skype, and other tech vendors need to develop a standard or share their technology to ensure interoperability, which is the key to pushing video chatting into the mainstream.
Sony Intros Two Android Tablets
The S1 and S2, which will run Android 3.0 Honeycomb, are Sony's unconventional and underwhelming entries into the tablet market.
SMBs Need Real Plans For Social Media
Without clearly defined goals for social media activities, small and midsize businesses risk chasing an elusive return on their investment in the technology.
Go Cloud Or Go Home
Cloud computing can be diluted into uselessness when mixed with immature technologies and poor practices.
IT Versus User Devices
Corporate IT managers often find themselves at odds with employees over allowing access to company data with personal devices. There are ways though to benefit both parties.
5 Tips For Effective Newsletters
When it comes to written communication with customers, letting your personality shine through and soliciting feedback are among the important considerations.
Cloud Expertise Featured At Interop
The conference will offer a wide variety of panel discussions, keynotes, and workshops from the likes of CloudScaling, Microsoft, Rackspace, and other leading vendors and analysts.
When Oracle And Cisco Face Fire, Their Execs Breathe It Too
Oracle is battling the big players in Big Data with its integrated stack approach. Cisco is battling the commoditization of its core business. As those battles were heating up, Oracle President Safra Catz and Cisco CEO John Chambers came out with a little fire.
Where Does Oracle's Itanium Dump Leave You?
Companies running Oracle software on HP's big servers will have to make choices. Here are the well-known migrations paths, a few unheralded options, and possible unintended consequences.
IT Drives Patient Education
Computer-generated questionnaires, medication resolution programs, and sophisticated videos are making a difference in patient care.
iPhone 5 Expected In September
An Apple event in September is the expected launchpad for a new version of the iPhone with a faster processor, which would be a change from its usual upgrade pattern.