Content tagged with Services - posted in January 2012 - InformationWeek
Content tagged with Services
posted in January 2012
9 Tech Innovations For Your Health
Slideshows  |  1/31/2012  | 
Wondering if you're having a cardiac event or suffering from a concussion? There's an app for that: Check out these promising health-related apps, gadgets, and ideas from the Digital Health Summit.
iPhone 5 Could Be Game-Changer For Mobile Payments
News  |  1/31/2012  | 
Some developers are betting the next Apple iPhone will have NFC capability and pave the way for mobile payment technology to finally take off. Delivers Big Service Smarts For SMBs
News  |  1/31/2012  | 
New help desk and customer service application offers social and mobile capabilities, in a simple, low-cost alternative to's Service Cloud application.
10 Tablet Tricks To Try
Slideshows  |  1/30/2012  | 
Do you know your tablet can also act as a teleprompter, whiteboard, heart rate monitor, or even an emergency Windows 7 machine?
India's HCL Hiring 10,000 In U.S., Europe
News  |  1/27/2012  | 
Outsourcer says political pressure and the changing nature of tech work means more jobs need to stay on shore.
Microsoft Xbox 720 Details Trickle Out?
News  |  1/26/2012  | 
Microsoft's upcoming entertainment and cloud services platform console could run seven times faster and dish up Blu-Ray. But gamers may not like rumored restrictions.
Megaupload Closure Forces Cloud Storage Questions
News  |  1/25/2012  | 
In the wake of Megaupload, security experts warn businesses that rely on cyberlockers to include service loss in their disaster and continuity planning.
Apple's New iPad Play: Remake Textbook Market
News  |  1/19/2012  | 
iBooks textbooks offer interactive learning for $15 or less, but hardware costs could hamper Apple's success.
AT&T Tweaks Data Plan Prices
News  |  1/19/2012  | 
AT&T adds $5 to the monthly price for smartphone and tablet data plans. But added bandwidth cuts the cost per megabyte.
Obama's Insourcing Call Falls On Deft Ears
Commentary  |  1/13/2012  | 
President Obama wants companies to bring jobs home, but smart businesses are already rethinking the insourcing and outsourcing mix--due to business advantage, not political rhetoric.
UnitedHealth Group Promotes Mobile Health Apps
News  |  1/12/2012  | 
Joining forces with mobile health vendors, UnitedHealth Group seeks to offer a broader array of patient monitoring services to its customers.
Zyxel Pushes Home Automation Apps
News  |  1/12/2012  | 
Thanks to Zyxel, communications carriers may soon offer you more apps to control home technology like energy meters and surveillance cameras.
Card Issuer Says Image-Based MasterCards Are As Good As Plastic
News  |  1/11/2012  | 
At CES 2012, CSI GlobalVCard's Erica Santiago gives a demonstration of how customers of the company can easily generate limited-use virtual credit cards that show up as an image on a smartphone or mobile device.
Browsing Breakthrough: Aurasma Augmented Reality App
News  |  1/10/2012  | 
With a simple smartphone camera and Aurasma's free app (iPhone and Android), you can get video layered onto real world images. Browsing has never been this much fun.
Solar Panels Charge Phones, Laptops, Even Refrigerators
News  |  1/9/2012  | 
Goal Zero demonstrates at CES solar panels with heavy-duty rechargers for a variety of portable (and not so portable) devices.
CES 2012's Big Sleeper: Near Field Communications
Commentary  |  1/6/2012  | 
NFC, the technology running behind Google Wallet and many mobile e-commerce applications, lurks in many of the smartphones on display at CES. But mobile commerce isn't the only reason that NFC deserves your attention.
Remote Patient Monitoring Shows Strong Growth
News  |  1/5/2012  | 
Worldwide telemedicine market will grow 18% annually through 2016, according to Berg Insight.
Gartner IT Spending Forecast Shrinks
News  |  1/5/2012  | 
Gartner's newest forecast is more pessimistic than what InformationWeek heard when we surveyed 605 IT decision-makers on IT spending plans in October 2011.
5 SMB Tips For Partnering With Big Business
News  |  1/5/2012  | 
Check out this list of lessons learned by games developer Arkadium, which recently signed a multi-year deal with Microsoft.
The App Economy's Special Ingredient: APIs
News  |  1/4/2012  | 
Enabling outside companies to link to your company's digitized services through APIs will be key to success in the future economy, Hurwitz study finds.

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