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posted in April 2013
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Skype Gets More Versatile
News  |  4/30/2013  | 
Will Outlook.com integration and other new Skype features boost Microsoft's user base?
Tech Execs Help U.K. Raise Its Procurement Game
News  |  4/30/2013  | 
Six former industry players, including tech execs from Compaq and Accenture, are brought in to sharpen negotiation and purchasing skills in central government.
NewsiT Uses Big Data Tools To Verify Tweets
News  |  4/30/2013  | 
Journalist and entrepreneur develops analytics platform to give companies confidence when crowd-sourcing news from social media feeds.
Cloudera Impala Brings SQL Querying To Hadoop
News  |  4/30/2013  | 
Cloudera's SQL-on-Hadoop tool hits general release, but will it satisfy demands for faster, easier exploration of big data?
Cloud Survey Has Warning For Amazon
News  |  4/29/2013  | 
RightScale's State of the Cloud survey finds Amazon the public cloud leader -- but IT is looking to Rackspace, Google and Microsoft for added testing and experiments.
CIA Invests In Apigee For Better Data Sharing
News  |  4/29/2013  | 
Intelligence community's venture capital arm, In-Q-Tel, taps API management firm to improve dissemination of data across federal agencies.
Teambox Brings Collaboration Behind the Firewall
News  |  4/29/2013  | 
Teambox On-Premise allows healthcare, financial and other highly regulated industries to take advantage of cloud collaboration technologies.
BlackBerry Q10 Sells Out In London Store
News  |  4/29/2013  | 
Selfridges, which became the first British outlet to sell the new BlackBerry Q10, sold out first wave of smartphones in two hours.
IBM Crunches Internet Of Things Data
News  |  4/29/2013  | 
IBM MessageSight appliance connects sensors, mobile devices for machine-to-machine data capture and real-time analysis.
British Police Haven't Solved Tech Problems
News  |  4/29/2013  | 
Police languish with old BlackBerrys and no easy way to coordinate tech efforts while the government's promised central crime-fighting organization is no where in sight.
Explore Frontiers Of Social Business At E2
Commentary  |  4/29/2013  | 
Making collaboration and community technologies speak your language is just one example of the still-untapped potential of global social business.
Is Google Bad For Your Brain?
Commentary  |  4/26/2013  | 
When a tool becomes indispensable, it becomes a crutch. Don't forget how to think on your own.
All Thumbs? Tablet Keyboard Promises To Help
News  |  4/26/2013  | 
Kalq, soon available for Android devices, re-orders the keyboard layout to speed typing with two thumbs.
Windows 8 Sells Best On New Tablets
News  |  4/25/2013  | 
New reports reveal what Microsoft would not in its recent earnings meeting: Windows 8's 7.5% share of the tablet space is around double its overall market penetration.
Attend E2, Conquer Your Enterprise Challenges
Commentary  |  4/25/2013  | 
Social, mobile, cloud and big data all can help you move more quickly and reach new customers. For the latest wisdom on how, join us at the E2 Conference in Boston.
Actian Acquires ParAccel, Fuel Behind Amazon RedShift
News  |  4/25/2013  | 
Actian adds a high-scale distributed database to a portfolio that already includes Vectorwise, Ingres, Pervasive and Versant.
British Startup Targets 'White Van Man'
News  |  4/25/2013  | 
Powered Now offers tablet-based administration solutions to U.K.'s small service businesses.
Microsoft Store Slashes Windows 8 Device Prices
News  |  4/24/2013  | 
Windows 8 devices with touchscreens are getting more affordable. But with new, more powerful models on the horizon, is now the time to buy?
NASA Uses Smartphones As Satellites
News  |  4/24/2013  | 
Three PhoneSats, powered by HTC Nexus One and Samsung Nexus S, launch into space as a lower cost alternative to traditional satellites.
U.K. CIOs Must Modernize, Report Warns
News  |  4/24/2013  | 
Two new reports say business and government organizations aren't making good use of modern technology.
U.K.'s Biggest Social Media Fans: The Middle Aged
News  |  4/24/2013  | 
People ages 55 to 64 drove increase in social media profiles last year, says Ofcom study. One in seven U.K. citizens still isn't interested in the Internet, though.
CA's Future: DevOps, Mobile, Analytics Key, CEO Says
Commentary  |  4/23/2013  | 
Mike Gregoire says company has an edge in big data analytics because it already looks at massive amounts of network, system, security and application management data.
U.K.'s Prized Creative Industry At Risk, Study Says
News  |  4/23/2013  | 
British creative industry must ramp up technological innovation or risk being left behind, says think tank.
5 Social Blunders Job Hunters Must Avoid
Commentary  |  4/23/2013  | 
Are you oversharing or undersharing on social networks? Job hunters should understand the social behaviors that may concern potential employers.
Skykick Tackles Microsoft Office 365 Migration Headaches
News  |  4/23/2013  | 
Startup promises to reduce the pain for IT providers that help SMBs move from on-premises Exchange environments to Office 365.
Nokia 928 From Verizon Hits In May
News  |  4/23/2013  | 
Latest Windows Phone will be the first Nokia flagship sold by Verizon Wireless.
Infor Bets $500 Million On Enterprise App Refresh
Commentary  |  4/23/2013  | 
Infor cranks out new user interfaces and social and cloud options for its enterprise apps to take on SAP, Oracle and Microsoft.
Higher Education Taps Teambox For Social Collaboration
News  |  4/22/2013  | 
Teambox, as a task-oriented, cloud-based social collaboration tool, is a flexible option for collaborative learning and other campus projects.
VA Goes Paperless To Eliminate Claims Backlog
News  |  4/22/2013  | 
Federal agency expects new IT system to process and track veterans' disability claims more quickly.
Google To U.K.: Don't Snipe About Our Tax Rate
News  |  4/22/2013  | 
Google CEO dismisses complaints of low corporate taxes, says Britain should be grateful for the economic boost the company provides.
U.K. Government CloudStore Sales Spike 300% In March
News  |  4/22/2013  | 
Cloud-based government IT procurement model appears to be gaining steam after a slow start.
British Increasingly Use Smartphones To Visit Government Websites
News  |  4/19/2013  | 
23% of visits to government websites are now from mobile devices, says IT trade association Socitm.
SAP Outperforms Oracle With Steady Financial Results
News  |  4/19/2013  | 
SAP reports 13th consecutive quarter of double-digit growth as core applications lag but sales of Hana, cloud and mobile grow.
Chicago CIO Pursues Predictive Analytics Strategy
News  |  4/19/2013  | 
The city's IT team is using open source to build an analytics platform aimed at predicting and preventing big city problems.
New York City Builds On Its Technology Base
News  |  4/19/2013  | 
An expanding IT infrastructure and tech-savvy workforce are evidence of the Big Apple’s emergence as a global tech center.
Hitachi, Manchester NHS Partner On Health IT
News  |  4/19/2013  | 
Greater Manchester National Health Service division taps Hitachi expertise for "informatics technology to manage and improve patient care and population health."
Microsoft Office, Server Sales Fuel Strong Earnings
News  |  4/19/2013  | 
Microsoft's financials showed a strong, diversified company. Windows 8 concerns aren't going away, though, and neither are questions about the company's long-term influence.
Amazon's Vogels: Big Data Belongs In The Cloud
Commentary  |  4/19/2013  | 
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels predicts real-time analysis and "invisible" Hadoop capacity on demand are the future of big data computing.
IBM Sales Dragged Down By Missed Deals
News  |  4/18/2013  | 
IBM blames revenue shortfall on sales execution issues, but analysts ask whether the cloud is driving structural changes in IT spending.
London IT Firm Offers Teens Practical Tech Training
News  |  4/18/2013  | 
Bright Technology's eight-week course gives teens hands-on experience in building computers, programming and even interacting with customers.
When Tragedy Strikes, It's Not Social Business As Usual
Commentary  |  4/18/2013  | 
In the aftermath of tragic events, respect and restraint should guide organizations on social media.
Microsoft Earnings: 5 Questions
News  |  4/18/2013  | 
Microsoft needs to explain its plans for Windows and the declining PC market. Here are five key issues that require answers.
BlackBerry 10.1 SDK Points To New Features
News  |  4/18/2013  | 
BlackBerry's new 10.1 software development kit shows off what's next for the smartphone platform.
Windows Blue: Restoring The Start Button Isn't Enough
News  |  4/18/2013  | 
Many consumers also resent that Windows 8 forces them to boot to its tablet-focused Live Tile interface. Is Microsoft listening?
Intel Buys Mashery For API Management Expansion
News  |  4/17/2013  | 
Mashery manages APIs for Aetna, Best Buy and The New York Times.
Navy To Digitize Shipboard Medical Imaging
News  |  4/17/2013  | 
Agfa to supply digital radiography, PACS, speech recognition technology for 42 U.S. ships to connect to Walter Reed radiologists. New tech replaces metal plates.
8 Ways Microsoft Could Save Windows 8
Slideshows  |  4/17/2013  | 
Windows 8's coming-out party was a bust. How should Microsoft revive its flagging Windows franchise?
DOD Moves Forward With Cloud Broker Plans
News  |  4/17/2013  | 
DISA gets "initial operating capability" to act as Defense Department's cloud services broker, as DOD strives to simplify military groups' acquisition of cloud services.
U.K. Accounting Software Supports Tax Filing Via Cloud
News  |  4/17/2013  | 
IRIS launches OpenCloud Tax software to help business clients securely submit financial data to the government through the cloud.
U.K. Eyes IT Savings From Open Standards
News  |  4/17/2013  | 
New panel of IT leaders from industry and public sector tasked with helping government cut IT costs by adopting open standard solutions.
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