Samsung's Knox security software for Android devices handles passwords in a way that undermines encryption, an anonymous researcher says.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/24/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
On the heels of a losing third quarter, AWS opens a new data center in Frankfurt, Germany -- and the global stakes are high.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/24/201411 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cloud Office gives users single sign-in to email, Microsoft Exchange, Lync instant messaging, and SharePoint.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/24/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Individuals need to become conscious advocates for their own security -- after all, no one cares about your data like you do. By David Fowler VP Marketing, INetU, 10/24/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Yes, you still need a traditional data warehouse after beginning work with Hadoop. Here are four more fundamental points to know about the big data platform.By Ashish Thusoo CEO & Co-Founder, Qubole, 10/23/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Bolstering Google Cloud Platform, Firebase service helps developers create mobile and web apps that store and sync data in real-time.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/22/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Virtual reality startup collects $542 million in first round of financing, plans to create images in the air similar to R2D2's projection of Princess Leia in Star Wars.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/21/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Technology must help, not hinder, the connection between patients and healthcare providers.By Richard Roth Chief Strategic Innovation Officer, Dignity Health, 10/21/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella clarified the company's cloud strategy, argued competitors such as Amazon and Google can't match Microsoft's hybrid-oriented approach and enterprise expertise.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/21/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Wearables are great, but what good would Google Glass or the Galaxy Gear be without useful apps? Here's a sampling of the latest business apps for wearables.By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 10/21/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Media freedom group GreatFire.org claims Apple's iCloud is being subject to a man-in-the-middle attack by China's censorship apparatus.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/20/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Helsinki Think Company, a new initiative that offers meeting space for entrepreneurial-minded students, proves that nurturing tech startups is not a virtual exercise.By Dennis Mitzner Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com, 10/20/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM pays GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion to take over chip-manufacturing unit. Revenues and profits from continuing operations slide.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/20/201413 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Crowdsourcing site Kickstarter famously made Pebble and Oculus Rift possible -- but check out Kickstarter's weirder side.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/20/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Apple iPad Air 2's inclusion of a SIM card that lets users choose among cellular data plans won't change the mobile industry all that much. Here's why.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/18/20148 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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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.
IT Salary Survey 2014: GovernmentFederal government IT professionals saw modest bumps in compensation. But that doesn't mean all is well: 29% of staffers had fewer training opportunities, and 21% of managers had their benefits cut. Half are looking for new jobs.