AT&T is planning to test super speedy 5G technologies by the end of the year in homes and offices in Austin. The 5G testing comes at a time when data-hogging video that can slow networks down accounts for more than half of the data traffic on AT&T's networks.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/13/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
When eBay needed to gain more value out of masses of Hadoop data, the company created its own an open source tool called Kylin. Now Kylin is an Apache Foundation project.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/12/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The race for dominance of the virtual reality market continues as Google plans to introduce a more sophisticated headset to market. Unlike Cardboard, this new VR headset won't rely on a smartphone, according to reports.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/12/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
In a bid to assuage European objections over "right to be forgotten" issues, Google will scrub search results from more of its websites in Europe.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/11/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
VMware's newly released vRealize Suite 7 includes six components meant to bring more intelligence to virtual workload management, whether companies are using their own clouds or a public cloud.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/11/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Hortonworks reported an annual revenue increase of 165%, but losses still outpace sales. Company executives promised a hard push to bring those numbers closer together in 2016.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/11/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
While Adobe Flash is little loved, its retirement has been a slow one. Google has announced steps to speed the process, and it will switch over to an HTML5 format in June.By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/10/20167 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With the release of its Virtual SAN 6.2 offerings, VMware is looking to make it easier for customers to create and run a hyper-converged infrastructure within their data centers. The company is also introducing "Ready Nodes," which are plug-in data center modules with virtual storage.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/10/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In a letter to the search giant, the NHTSA indicates its support for Google's self-driving vehicles by stating the computer that pilots the car can be considered a driver.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/10/20165 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apache Spark is among the Hadoop ecosystem technologies acting as catalysts for broader adoption of big data infrastructure. Now, Looker -- a vendor of business intelligence software -- has announced support for Spark and other Hadoop technologies. The goal? To speed up access to the data that fuels business decision making.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/10/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The Internet of Things needs standardization and easier programming options. Until then, the promise of IoT for consumers remains unfulfilled. By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/10/20165 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Rhonda Winter held three CIO posts in Indianapolis, including one overseeing IT for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the home of the Indianapolis 500. Then she decided to join Bluelock and provide future cloud services to enterprise CIOs.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/10/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
MIT researchers have developed a GPU called Eyeriss that could enable algorithms to run locally and instantly, instead of sending raw data into the cloud. This means that a future version of Siri could get you answers much faster.By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/9/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The CNIL, France's data regulation authority, has issued a formal notice to Facebook, warning the social network that it needs to fairly collect data concerning the browsing activity of Internet users who do not have an account.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/9/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cloud, big data, and security are all big factors in education IT this year. At the same time, there is a cultural shift taking place not only among the student body, but within the demographics of the IT departments themselves. By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 2/9/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Reflecting the fundamental transformation in the market, Gartner has changed how it evaluates vendors in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics. Only three vendors survived the cut and stayed in the Leaders Quadrant. Here's a look at the changes.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/9/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Google is said to be preparing an updated VR headset. The new version could include more sensors, higher quality lenses, and a plastic shell.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/8/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With the release of the Docker Engine 1.10, Docker is putting security at center stage to address user demand. The company has also issued several other updates.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/8/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Apple is working to open retail stores in India, now the world's second-largest smartphone market. Although Apple has eyed the country for a while now, the company's plans point to a quick and rapid expansion to help its iPhone sales.By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/8/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
2014 IT Budget SurveyIs the IT budget moving out of IT's control? Maybe -- 37% of respondents say the rate of outside spending is on the rise, up from 22% last year. Just 21% of CIOs retain full budgetary authority. What is in our control: how we respond and work with business leaders.
Dark Reading Threat Intelligence Survey Threat intelligence is the best way to stay ahead of new and complex attacks, say survey respondents. How analytics influences their IT security strategies varies.