The XPrize competition promises to make Star Trek's Tricorder a reality of sorts, with the winning device a compact sensor for vital signs and a variety of diseases. Check out these mockups from the 10 finalists.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/27/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Vendors and analysts would have us believe that the Internet of Things is imminent. In fact it will be years before the obstacles it faces can be surmounted.By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 8/27/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft's upcoming Windows Threshold operating system reportedly will merge Windows Phone and Windows RT into one user interface for ARM-based mobile devices. By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/26/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Popular social apps, including Facebook, Google, Foursquare, and Twitter, may track your every move. Get the lowdown -- and instructions for turning off these options.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/26/201418 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Dearth of government-wide mobile policies hurt agencies' rollout of new mobile technologies, says Defense Information Systems Agency chief.
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Microsoft may be working on a cloud-based version of Windows to go alongside Office 365. What would be in it for customers?By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/25/201410 comments | Read | Post a Comment
As Windows Phone loses market share, Microsoft exec says HTC One (M8) and other new flagship devices could bolster demand.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/23/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
California's Cochran v. Schwan court case casts a pall over BYOD plans, but clear corporate policies can eliminate liability concerns.By Mike Jennett Enterprise IT Mobility Program Director, HP, 8/22/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Opera Software's Opera Mini browser will replace Nokia's Xpress on Nokia feature phones, but Microsoft's long-term plan for old Nokia products is unclear. By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/21/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Android Security Modules (ASM) framework aims to streamline and spread security features, updates to Android devices.By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/20/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Mobile malware continues to proliferate, particularly on Android devices. These four steps help counter the threat.By Julie M. Anderson Managing Director, Civitas Group, 8/20/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
For proposed V2V safety systems to work in the real world, a free flow of data between connected cars is essential. Naturally, the devil's in the details.By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/20/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
As the industry continues to shrink chips, energy efficiency is one way to expand Moore's Law beyond its current form. Let's explore how.By Mark Papermaster SVP & CTO, AMD, 8/20/20146 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.
IT Salary Survey 2014: Application DevelopmentDevelopers' raises matched or beat inflation in 2014, and middle-aged men working at large firms on the coasts fared best. Still, software development remains a well-paying field for everyone.