The Wireless Broadband Alliance's City WiFi Roaming project aims to provide public WiFi users in cities around the globe with the ability to roam between different public wireless networks. Some of the host cities that are part of this public, private partnership include New York, San Francisco, and San Jose.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/25/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft Office apps will come preloaded on specific Lenovo smartphones as part of a new strategic agreement between the two companies.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/24/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
While interest in IoT technologies continues to rise among businesses, many organizations are still unsure how it will directly benefit the bottom line. However, the IT department and the CIO are helping to lead the way for those companies that are adopting the technology.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/22/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Hadoop distributor MapR raises new round of equity funding and hints at possible IPO, Salesforce acquires another analytics startup, PwC partners with Coursera on a data analytics course, and Apple CEO Tim Cook talks AI and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending Aug. 21, 2016.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/21/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apple will debut a new Apple Watch this fall, but the so-called Apple Watch 2 won't include the cellular connectivity so many want, according to a published report in Bloomberg.By Eric Zeman , 8/20/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The need for creative workers spans all industries. These mobile apps can help IT pros brainstorm new ideas and organize their thoughts to improve problem-solving.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/18/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The Intel Joule developer module will help enterprises, developers, and everyday tinkerers tap into the internet of things. The chip maker also detailed its vision for 5G networks at its Developer Forum show.By Eric Zeman , 8/17/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A new report finds that Google Fiber is being hampered by a slow and costly rollout of its physical high-speed internet service. To overcome delays and cost overruns, the company is reportedly looking at wireless alternatives.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/16/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A team of Microsoft researchers and MIT PhD students have developed a temporary tattoo that doubles as a smartphone touchpad.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/15/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apple CEO Tim Cook leans on the Founding Fathers to suggest the company did the right thing when asked by the FBI to unlock a terrorist's iPhone. It's an issue that affects IT professionals who need to protect company data, as well as consumers and their personal information.By Eric Zeman , 8/15/20166 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Marking the five-year point as the head of Apple, CEO Tim Cook spoke to the Washington Post about tax policy, the future of smartphones, and how the company plans to integrate artificial intelligence with its future projects.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/15/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Despite progress in some areas of its diversity efforts, Intel encountered a slight decline in the number of under-represented minorities working for the company. The main cause is the company's own efforts to restructure, which triggered a large number of layoffs earlier this year.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 8/13/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft has accidentally leaked a key that can enable users to unlock Secure Boot-protected smartphones and tablets running Windows 8.1 or later.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/12/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
This week, a US appeals court ruled the FCC overstepped its bounds by trying to override state laws that prevent the creation of municipal broadband services. The FCC claimed these new services would provide jobs, as well as better service for businesses and individuals.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/11/20164 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Google Fiber, the low-cost, high-speed broadband service provider, is planning a shift from physical pipes to wireless deployment of the web, according to an FCC filing. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/11/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Google has confirmed that a feature called Verify Apps, built into Google Play Services, is intended to safeguard Android devices from the QuadRooter security threat.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/10/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
IT departments take note: The internet of things market is picking up speed, with new technologies like LPWA paving the way for broader adoption. Even though a new study shows that spending on IoT could reach $3 trillion by 2025, security remains a concern.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/10/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Researchers have discovered a set of security flaws that could leave more than 900 million Android smartphones and tablets vulnerable to hackers. By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/8/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
August 2 marked the launch of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update for PCs. Smartphones will receive the update in coming weeks.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/6/20160 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.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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