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NASA Technology Roadmap: A Heavenly Guide For IT And CIOs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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NASA's Technology Roadmap for 2015-2035 gives hints about the future of IT in your enterprise. Here's how space is changing big data, supercomputing, and other technologies.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/21/2015
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BlackBerry Doomed By First iPhone, Storm Failure
Eric Zeman,
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BlackBerry corporate leaders' inability to react effectively to market changes, specifically the first iPhone and AT&T's deal with Apple, doomed the famed smartphone maker.
By Eric Zeman , 5/26/2015
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Google I/O 2015: 9 Things We Loved
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Google Photos, for all its mass appeal, is less interesting than Google's more ambitious work. Get ready for touch-aware clothes and gesture-sensing devices.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/29/2015
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Apple Acquires Metaio, Targeting Augmented Reality
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Apple continues its string of acquisitions with the purchase of Metaio, a company specializing in augmented reality software development.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/29/2015
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Dartmouth Predicts GPA Based on Phone Tracking App
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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Can a phone app predict your performance based on your behavior? This one can, at least if you are a college student.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/29/2015
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Using Twitter, Smartphones To Accurately Assess Crowds
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
As part of the Big Data Challenge, researchers from England's University of Warwick have turned to smartphones and Twitter to estimate crowd sizes quickly and accurately.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/29/2015
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10 Tech Stars: Will They Deliver in 2015?
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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Juniper Research names the top 10 tech leaders and -- as with any good top 10 list -- we quibble with the rankings.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/29/2015
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Google Details Android M, VR, IoT, And Unlimited Photos
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google used the opening day of its I/O 2015 developer conference to offer details about the next version of Android, what it has planned for virtual reality and the Internet of Things, and free unlimited photos.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/28/2015
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GE's Kate Johnson: How CIOs Can Be Heroes
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
GE's new software group CEO aims its industrial Internet message at CIOs, as she helps GE up its software selling game.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 5/28/2015
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Ads Built By Algorithm
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Persado contends its machine learning system can produce better direct response ads than human ad copywriter.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/28/2015
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Meeker: Internet Has Only Begun Changing Our Lives
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker presents her annual take on how the Internet is changing business, as US and China dominate among Web companies.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/28/2015
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Lenovo Details Dual-Screen Smartwatch, Smart Shoes
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Lenovo is seriously expanding beyond PCs with several new concepts that tap into the Internet of Things trend. For wearables, Lenovo is showing off a dual-screen smartwatch.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/28/2015
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SAP HANA: Not The Only In-Memory Game In Town
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
SAP HANA is not the only option for those looking for an in-memory database platform. Big rivals such as Microsoft and Oracle offers similar tech.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/28/2015
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New IT Skills: Why Communication, Accountability, Initiative Are Hot Now
Kevin Casey,
News
Using Bureau of Labor Statistics data and information supplied by CompTIA and Burning Glass Technologies Labor Insights, we've identified eight crucial, non-technical skills that companies are looking for in their IT hires.
By Kevin Casey , 5/28/2015
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DoJ Argues Against Google's Java Appeal
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The Solicitor General advises the Supreme Court to reject Google's petition to have its copyright infringement loss to Oracle reviewed.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/27/2015
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Big Data: 6 Real-Life Business Cases
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Better data analysis enables companies to optimize everything in the value chain -- from sales to order delivery, to optimal store hours. Here are six examples of how major enterprises are using data to improve their business models.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/27/2015
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Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2016 Preview, Azure Update
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft Azure and big data updates include public previews of SQL Server 2016 and Live Encoding for Azure Media Services.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/27/2015
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Microsoft Office Coming To 20 More Android Tablets
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Microsoft has convinced 20 more Android tablet OEMs to install its Office productivity software on their devices. It's a smart move by Redmond.
By Eric Zeman , 5/27/2015
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Google I/O: 10 Things We Expect To See
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Expect a demonstration of the next version of Android, along with a standalone photo-sharing service and a new iteration of Chromecast.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/27/2015
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John Nash, 'Beautiful Mind' Inspiration, Influenced IT, Too
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
If you have ever played a game against a computer, you played against an algorithm that used at least some math laid down -- or inspired -- by John Nash. Many of those same algorithms are being extended to cognitive computing outside of game situations.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/26/2015
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EMC Buys Virtustream To Expand Its Cloud Offerings
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
EMC will apply Virtustream's cloud software and managed hosting expertise across its businesses, including VMware.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/26/2015
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7 Bold Tech Ideas That Will Make You Uncomfortable
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
News
Elite tech leaders pushed the boundaries at the InformationWeek Conference. At least one of these ideas should make you squirm and think, "We need to do that."
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 5/26/2015
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