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Smartphone Storage Options: How To Choose
News  |  4/1/2013  | 
Confused about on-board and cloud storage options for apps, music, movies and photos? Our tips will help you get the smartphone space you need.
Gmail's New Compose: 5 Pros and Cons
News  |  3/29/2013  | 
Introduced as an option, Gmail's new compose will become the default over the next few days. Here's what I like and dislike.
How Netflix Is Ruining Cloud Computing
Commentary  |  3/25/2013  | 
A laser focus on Amazon Web Services and seeming disregard for next-gen best practices could spell lock-in, and derail real IaaS competition.
Big Data's Dark Side
News  |  3/25/2013  | 
Big data has the power to revolutionize society, but also to become Big Brother, warns new book.
European IT Services Market Bumps Along Bottom
News  |  3/18/2013  | 
U.K. was one of few bright spots in dismal global IT services market in 2012, Ovum says.
9 More Cloud Computing Pioneers
Slideshows  |  3/18/2013  | 
These industry leaders helped propel cloud computing to the forefront of technology innovation.
Google Investigates Google Drive Disruption
News  |  3/18/2013  | 
Google acknowledges that its cloud software and file storage platform is experiencing problems.
Cisco CTO: Internet Of Everything Much More Than SDN
News  |  3/15/2013  | 
CTO Padmasree Warrior goes one-on-one with InformationWeek to explain Cisco's larger vision for Internet of Everything.
Boston, IBM Plot Smarter City
News  |  3/14/2013  | 
Public-private partnerships aim to deliver services that cash-strapped cities can't provide on their own. In Boston, pilot projects tackle energy, traffic and more.
Pharmacy Company's Rx For Chaos: More Cloud
News  |  3/13/2013  | 
Pharmacy benefits manager AWPRx succeeds with a small team in the complicated world of workers' compensation insurance. CEO Jay Roy explains how cloud plays a big role.
Can Colleges Tame The Bandwidth Monster?
Commentary  |  3/13/2013  | 
Not likely. But OpenFlow and other new networking technologies provide some hope.
8 Tools Changing Business Technology Resiliency
Commentary  |  3/11/2013  | 
Cloud gateways, emergency communications tools and disaster recovery as a service are changing the way businesses run their continuity programs.
Facebook News Feed: 5 Coolest Changes
News  |  3/8/2013  | 
Brighter, less cluttered and mobile-ready, Facebook's revamped News Feed has some positive improvements for users.
Amazon Web Services Cuts Prices For Linux Users
News  |  3/5/2013  | 
Amazon Web Services' price drops for certain long-term cloud contracts expands the cost gap between Linux and Windows on EC2.
U.K. Government, Nonprofit Agencies Tiptoe Into Cloud
News  |  3/5/2013  | 
IT firm Eduserv finds public and nonprofit organizations ready to roll out SaaS, but reluctant to deploy other cloud services.
U.K. System Integrator 2e2 Sells Remaining Assets
News  |  3/4/2013  | 
Former rival Logicalis pays $31 million for 2e2's non-U.K. businesses, as the firm's six-week collapse comes to an end.
U.K. Service Offers WEEE-Friendly IT Recycling Option
News  |  3/4/2013  | 
New recycling service, CashForLaptops, offers to pay British businesses for old laptops and monitors.
10 Helpful Apps From Uncle Sam
Slideshows  |  3/1/2013  | 
Mobile apps created by federal agencies will help you track NASA missions, travel smoothly and even get tax advice. Check out our latest guide to apps from Uncle Sam.
Software Tracks Payments For U.K. Auto Finance Company
News  |  3/1/2013  | 
Toyota Financial Services U.K. uses Sopra Group contract management system to boost customer service and employee satisfaction.
U.K. Pushes Govt. IT To Use SMB Suppliers
News  |  2/28/2013  | 
Coalition government aims to save money and spread its wealth by awarding 25% of its contract funds to small and midsize businesses by 2015.
Salesforce.com's New Message: It's The Customer, Stupid
Commentary  |  2/27/2013  | 
What's behind Salesforce.com's new 'customer company' spin? For starters, the previous social-centric message was not translating into sales.
Big Data Knows When Your Home Will Sell
News  |  2/22/2013  | 
Target Data uses predictive modeling to forecast if a home is likely to sell within the next 30, 60 or 90 days. It says it's right 80% of the time.
Windows 8: Microsoft's Progress Debated
News  |  2/19/2013  | 
Windows 8 is one of those good news-bad news Microsoft products. For every sign of success, unanswered questions or signs of flagging momentum appear.
SMB Keeps IT Simple With 30-Second Rule
News  |  2/14/2013  | 
The COO of FedArb says if he can't explain a new technology or app to his users in 30 seconds, it fails. His users are retired federal judges.
Apigee Analyzes Big Data From Public APIs
News  |  2/14/2013  | 
: Apigee adds big data analytics to API management services to help companies understand how customers are using their applications.
Sprint Sells 2.2M iPhones, Still Loses $1.3B
News  |  2/7/2013  | 
Sprint had respectable devices sales during the fourth quarter of 2012, but costs associated with Network Vision hit its financials hard.
Malone Makes U.K. Bid For Virgin Territory
News  |  2/5/2013  | 
U.S. cable industry veteran plans to take on Murdoch in key triple-play U.K. communications and entertainment market.
Amazon To Give Away Millions In 'Amazon Coins'
News  |  2/5/2013  | 
E-commerce giant will launch its own virtual currency for Kindle Fire users in May.
Can Social Media Sell Cars?
News  |  2/5/2013  | 
A car dealer discusses what social media optimization means in the automotive business -- and whether it helps move vehicles off the lot.
MOOCs: Valuable Innovation Or Grand Diversion?
Commentary  |  2/5/2013  | 
Massive open online courses can evolve into a phenomenal educational asset, but they're not the best educational method for most students coming out of high school.
New Relic Garners $80 Million To Expand APM
News  |  2/4/2013  | 
Application performance monitoring startup gets new infusion of cash to move into mobile, European markets.
MS Office 2013 Upgrade: 4 Points to Consider
News  |  1/29/2013  | 
Microsoft Office 2013 offers some compelling new features, especially for mobile users. But how will buyers respond to the new version's license shake-up and cloud emphasis?
4 Ways Microsoft-Dell Deal Could Benefit IT
News  |  1/23/2013  | 
What's in it for business customers if Microsoft invests $1 billion or more in Dell's buyout deal?
U.K. Data Center Colocation Business Growing
News  |  1/17/2013  | 
U.K. companies are investing in data center colocation facilities to meet growing demand, as IT departments lean more on cloud computing.
Can't Hire Big Data Staff? Try Enterprise Crowdsourcing
News  |  1/14/2013  | 
For organizations launching a big data platform, paying remote workers by task is one way to reduce expenses.
Longer-Term Outsourcing Contracts Gain Favor
News  |  1/14/2013  | 
More IT leaders lean away from multiple outsourcing suppliers and short-term contracts, in search of stability and control, Ovum says.
DropBox Restores Service, Mum On Outage Cause
News  |  1/11/2013  | 
DropBox client synching and upload services disappeared mid-Thursday afternoon, came back Friday morning.
Disney Tries Tech For A Bit More Magic
Commentary  |  1/8/2013  | 
Disney hopes to improve the theme park experience with RFID bracelets and new smartphone apps tied to its customer management system.
IT Spending To See Modest Growth In 2013
News  |  1/3/2013  | 
Outlays on personal devices and enterprise software expected to lead global recovery in IT market, according to forecasts from Gartner and Forrester.
CES 2013: What We Want To See
Commentary  |  1/3/2013  | 
Forget 500-inch, green smart 3-D TVs. Here are a few exciting new trends I'll be examining at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.
CTIA To Merge U.S. Trade Shows In 2014
News  |  1/2/2013  | 
U.S. mobile and wireless industry's main lobbying group will combine its two yearly shows into one larger event in a bid to remain relevant.
HP's PC, Services Units Under Scrutiny
News  |  1/2/2013  | 
In annual report filed with SEC, tech giant says it's considering divesture of businesses that don't fit with its long-term plans. Will CEO Whitman stick with the PC business?
Amazon Outage Scrooges Netflix, Heroku
News  |  12/27/2012  | 
Amazon Web Services suffers a second holiday services disruption and the fourth outage of 2012.
Why One SMB Sticks With Windows XP: Truckload Of Toner
News  |  12/21/2012  | 
For budget-constrained small businesses, the decision to upgrade from XP is complicated by older networks, peripherals, applications, and, in this case, a multi-year stockpile of printer supplies.
7 SMB Technology Predictions For 2013
Commentary  |  12/19/2012  | 
What's in store for small and midsize business technology in the New Year?
Google Escapes Antitrust Shackles
Commentary  |  12/17/2012  | 
FTC's antitrust case against Google appears to be winding down without Google being slapped with any penalties or restrictions. Be glad.
Cloud Computing: Best And Worst News Of 2012
Commentary  |  12/17/2012  | 
What were the key developments for enterprise cloud computing this year? Let's look at four big wins -- and three setbacks.
7 Ways Outsourcing Has Changed
Commentary  |  12/17/2012  | 
The old role of outsourcers -- doing repetitive stuff overseas because it is a lot cheaper -- is history. See what's coming to take its place.
Dell's 'Transformation': Customers Speak
News  |  12/14/2012  | 
Michael Dell says his company has become a full-fledged provider of end-to-end IT services -- but do customers agree?
5 Reasons Outsourcing Is Here To Stay
Commentary  |  12/14/2012  | 
The tech services industry is in the midst of a downturn, but outsourcing isn't going anywhere—it offers too many benefits.
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