Mobile Future: Want Apple Way Or Google Wild Ride?
Google and Apple developer conferences have unveiled the latest grand visions from these two mobile behemoths. What we've learned extends far beyond products, and speaks volumes about each company's culture of innovation.
iOS Is The Most Secure Mobile OS
Apple's mobile operating system does a better job of protecting users than any other platform on a tablet, smartphone, or even a laptop.
iOS 5: Five Things Apple Left Out
Apple's new iOS 5, unveiled Monday at WWDC, delivers 200 new features to iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch users. But Apple still managed to forget a few key twists.
Forget Farmville: We Need CIO-Ville Or Call Of CIO Duty
Our intrepid CIO friend, Stu Laura, suggests that if the military can use computer games to help recruiting, why not the IT profession? Warning: If you can't have a sense of humor about the treachery in your own industry, don't play.
Top 10 Reasons To Quit Via Twitter, Just Like Shaq
Many of you have fantasized about quitting in a spectacular way, but should you tell your boss to take this job and shove it in less than 140 characters? Shaquille O'Neal just did--and why let him score all the fun?
IBM Watson Beaten In Medical Diagnostics Race
While the famous Watson supercomputer attends medical school to help doctors make better diagnoses, Isabel Healthcare's software is already delivering results for real-life patients.
AT&T Confirms Shared Data Plan
Shared minute plans have been around for a while, but data has always been on a per-device basis. That may be changing soon.
Would Licensing webOS Help Or Hurt HP?
HP also plans to add webOS to printers, laptops, and other devices, which might let the company collect the critical mass it needs to compete with the big boys.
Brocade In Dell's Sights?
Dell has established a beachhead in three of the four primary layers of the stack--storage, servers, and services. Networking is the crucial missing piece.
2 Ways Big-Data Analysis Pays Off
Interclick's experience shows that getting answers within seconds can improve productivity, but sometimes it's also the only way to reach best prospects before they buy.
Apple's iWork For iPhone First Impressions
The iWork productivity suite, introduced this week for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch, provides document, presentation, and spreadsheet programs for the small screen.