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Federal IT Networks: Simpler Is Better
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
A survey of government IT executives found that network complexity slows IT performance and hinders deployment of new technologies and services.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 7/23/2014
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Watson Tapped By IBM, USAA To Advise Veterans
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM Watson Engagement Advisor will support USAA customers who are leaving the military. Can Watson do better than conventional web and mobile support systems?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/23/2014
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Apple Profit Healthy: All Eyes On Fall
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Sales of iPads proved disappointing, but Apple posted strong iPhone, Mac, and iTunes numbers. The big test comes next quarter.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/23/2014
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Summer Travel Cyber Security Tips For Government Employees
Jerry Irvine,
Commentary
Vacationing as a government employee brings special security concerns. Follow these precautions to protect your devices and data on the beach and beyond.
By Jerry Irvine , 7/23/2014
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Apple 'iTime' Patent Describes Modular Wearable
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
"Electronic wristband" might work with swappable modules as Apple appears to be thinking beyond the smartwatch for its first wearable.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/22/2014
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IBM-Apple Deal: Healthcare iOS Nirvana?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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IBM and Apple hope to use existing partnerships with healthcare software vendor Epic Systems and doctors' love for their iPhones and iPads to build an iOS healthcare software empire.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/21/2014
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Government IT Priorities: Security Reigns, Cloud Crawls
Richard W. Walker,
News
Our new survey shows fed agencies focusing more on security, as they should, but they're still behind the times with cloud use, data center consolidation, and overall innovation.
By Richard W. Walker , 7/21/2014
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Google To Turn NYC Payphones Into WiFi Hotspots
Eric Zeman,
News
New York is looking for a payphone payoff. Google, Samsung, and others expected to submit bids for the project.
By Eric Zeman , 7/21/2014
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EU Tells Apple, Google: Limit In-App Purchasing
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
"Children must be better protected when playing online," EU Commissioner declares in in-app goods crackdown.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/19/2014
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NASA's Orion Spacecraft: 9 Facts
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
The Orion spacecraft gives NASA a ticket to deep space. Here's how NASA is preparing the spacecraft for a mission to visit an asteroid in 2025.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 7/19/2014
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Apple-IBM Deal: 9 Moves Rivals Should Make
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
With Apple and IBM allied to advance iOS in the enterprise, these mobile technology companies must scramble to remain contenders. Here's how they could respond.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/18/2014
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Net Neutrality: Let's Move Beyond Class Warfare
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
The Hatfields say consumers will suffer if we prioritize Net traffic. The McCoys say we're headed for communism if we don't. They're both wrong: The problem is lack of broadband competition, not lack of openness and equality.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 7/17/2014
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Apple-IBM Deal: Trouble For Google, Microsoft
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple's alliance with IBM will make it harder for Android and Windows Phone to carve a niche in the workplace.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/17/2014
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Apple, IBM Will Woo Enterprises: Mobile Bombshell
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The two former rivals join forces to sell enterprises on iOS hardware and business apps backed by IBM services. Can the duo dominate the enterprise mobile market?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/16/2014
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Net Neutrality: Comment Period Closing
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
As the comment period for the FCC's proposed broadband rules closes Tuesday, Web giants weigh in on traffic prioritization.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/15/2014
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Google Struggles With 'Right To Forget'
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google says it's having problems following the European censorship decision that lets users seek removal of embarrassing search results.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/12/2014
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FTC Sues Amazon Over In-App Purchases
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Amazon's own employees acknowledge the ease with which children could make purchases.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/11/2014
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Apple Invites FTC To Probe Google
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Facing regulatory scrutiny over in-app purchasing, Apple appears eager to make room for Google under the Federal Trade Commission's microscope.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/10/2014
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3 BYOD Risk Prevention Strategies
Jim Szafranski, SVP Customer Platform Services, Fiberlink
Commentary
An effective BYOD plan must balance control with convenience. Here's what to keep in mind.
By Jim Szafranski SVP Customer Platform Services, Fiberlink, 7/8/2014
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IBM Turns Cheek, Takes On China's Problems
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM sales are down in China, but the company is doubling down with a 10-year initiative to address the country's energy and environmental problems.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/7/2014
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