IT Vs. Seth Meyers: 5 Great IT Jokes
Readers responded to a call for IT humor with a pile of jokes and stories, in anticipation of Late Night host Seth Meyers' keynote at Interop. Here are 5 that stood out.
NIST Drafts Mobile App Security Guidelines
National Institute for Standards and Technology issues first draft of guidelines intended to help federal agencies balance benefits and risks of third-party mobile apps.
Workday Q&A: COO Talks Oracle, SAP
Workday COO Mike Stankey claims his firm has a three- to five-year tech lead on Oracle and SAP because the cloud is "more than a destination and a pricing model."
UPMC CIO Dan Drawbaugh Moves On
Drawbaugh, whose inventive approach to healthcare IT and revenue creation earned UPMC a No. 1 ranking in the 2013 InformationWeek 500, is leaving his role after 18 years.
Social Media Bites Its Tongue
Pew Research finds that social media users are less likely to voice opinions face-to-face if they believe their Facebook followers would disagree. Call it surveillance fallout.
IBM Watson Speeds Drug Research
IBM Watson moves from supplying known answers to tough questions to making its own discoveries in life sciences and pharmaceutical research.
8 Things We Want In iPhone 6
What features rank as most wanted in Apple's soon-to-debut iPhone? Let's talk battery, camera, display, and more.
Dropbox Expands The Box
Dogged by competition, Dropbox now gives subscribers 1 TB for $10 a month, but backing up data to an external hard drive is still cheaper.
Who Wins In Cloud Price Wars?
Short answer: not IT. Enterprises don't want bare-bones IaaS for the same reasons they don't buy $299 PCs at Wal-Mart. Providers must focus on support, not undercutting rivals.
Tricorder XPrize: 10 Finalist Prototypes
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.
VMware COO Clarifies Focus
In an interview, COO Carl Eschenbach explains how VMware plans to outstrip the competition and why it's offering OpenStack.
The Internet Of Overhyped Things
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.
APT Equals FUD
The term "advanced persistent threat" is the latest incarnation of fear, uncertainty, and doubt that plagues the security industry.
GE Powers Internet Of Agriculture
GE helps grain-equipment company TempuTech put sensors, big-data analysis, and cloud-based reporting to work with an Internet of Things service.
Why VMware Is Embracing OpenStack
VMware is going to unusual lengths to work with open source cloud technology at the same time that it's trying to establish its own hybrid cloud service. What's going on?
10 Ways To Strengthen Healthcare Security
As recent hacks show, keeping a healthcare organization safe from security threats takes planning, technical expertise, and business knowledge. Has your team taken these 10 steps?
Samsung, LG Tease New Hardware
The next few weeks will see a number of new smartphones and wearable devices from Samsung, LG, Sony, Apple, and others.
VMware Debuts EVO: RAIL
VMware's EVO: RAIL serves as a small, flexible building block to simplify and streamline creation and deployment of virtualized environments, private clouds.