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
Officials from London's transportation authority and Google are in active discussions to bring the company's self-driving cars to the city's streets.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/7/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Data analysts got to work on Super Bowl 50, Tableau Software's earnings spooked investors on Wall Street, and OpenText released a tool for measuring sentiment about the US presidential elections. These are some of the stories you'll find in our big data roundup for the week ending February 7.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/7/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
As digital transactions reshape the payment industry, Visa wants to make sure developers use its technology.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/5/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
In an interview, Cloudability CEO Mat Ellis sees renewed competition for enterprise cloud customers coming. This means that Google, Microsoft, and Verizon will play larger roles, even as AWS continues to dominate.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/5/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
IBM says its new "Open for data" slogan encompasses a slew of new cloud data services and analytics offerings designed to make it easy for enterprises to quickly get started with big data in the cloud, even if their workloads require secure on-premises implementations.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/5/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Cisco is acquiring Jasper Technologies, developer of an Internet of Things cloud platform, for $1.4 billion. The move further pushes Cisco toward its transformation into a software company.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/5/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
CoreOS's Rocket 1.0 will run containers, regardless of whether they are built to run on Docker's dominant platform or the industry standard AppContainer spec.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/4/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Online CRM vendor Salesforce has enhanced the field service and several other capabilities across its platform, reconfigured its packaging, and raised prices. It has also added Accenture as a cloud CRM customer.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/4/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Amazon may be the largest vendor, but Google and Microsoft are bringing new initiatives into a rapidly growing cloud service marketplace.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/4/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Intel has set ambitious goals to increase diversity within its US workforce. A new report shows that the chipmaker has made progress since announcing its five-year, $300 million plan. But there's more to be done in the years ahead.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/3/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Even though more organizations are attempting to become data-driven, many of them still aren't able to link data analytics to business outcomes. Some of the challenges are obvious. Others aren't. Here are our tips for avoiding the common pitfalls.By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/3/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
It's easier than ever to send a corporate email -- and that's a huge problem. Misleading and meandering messages often clog corporate inboxes and lead to poor communication among colleagues. Here's a look at five common email mistakes and ways to fix them.By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 2/3/201611 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Yahoo said it plans to cut 15% of its workforce and hinted at selling its non-strategic assets. Another strong indication that change is afoot is the resignation of a high-profile board member -- the second one in the past two months. By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/3/20165 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Hadoop, an open source framework for wrangling unstructured data and analytics, celebrated its 10th birthday in January. Here's a look at the milestones, players, and events that marked the growth of this groundbreaking technology.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/3/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
When Brookhaven National Lab needed compute power to meet peak demand, it turned to a new Energy Sciences Network and Amazon Spot Instances.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/2/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Alphabet's overall earnings results were better than expected, passing Apple as the most valuable company in the world. Google accounted for all but a sliver of its parent company's revenue. By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/2/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Doug Cutting, co-creator of Hadoop, takes time out with InformationWeek to talk about the history of the Big Data project and share his views on what's yet to come. By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 2/1/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Xerox announced that the company will split into two separate public companies, one focusing on hardware and software, the other dedicated to professional services.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 2/1/20167 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM has been very picky about which firms it buys and why. So far, its acquisitions have been very point specific, usually to obtain some technological expertise that complements its Strategic Imperatives, which represent 35% of Big Blue's sales.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 2/1/20162 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.