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Google Glass: First Impressions
News  |  4/30/2013
Google Glass may usher in the era of wearable computing, but based on my first few days, this is a long way from being a mass market product.
Skype Gets More Versatile
News  |  4/30/2013
Will Outlook.com integration and other new Skype features boost Microsoft's user base?
Tech Execs Help U.K. Raise Its Procurement Game
News  |  4/30/2013
Six former industry players, including tech execs from Compaq and Accenture, are brought in to sharpen negotiation and purchasing skills in central government.
9 Challenges To Your Mobile App Strategy
Commentary  |  4/30/2013
Mobile application development will test many IT teams as they deal with everything from mobile context to Google Glass-like displays.
Microsoft Updates Cloud Agreement For HIPAA Rules
News  |  4/30/2013
Microsoft responds to new HIPAA regulations that make cloud service providers "business associates" of healthcare providers and health plans.
NewsiT Uses Big Data Tools To Verify Tweets
News  |  4/30/2013
Journalist and entrepreneur develops analytics platform to give companies confidence when crowd-sourcing news from social media feeds.
Big Data Will Stymie Local Government
News  |  4/30/2013
State and local agencies have only a fraction of the computing resources and personnel needed to handle expected data volumes, survey finds.
Original iPhone Nears Obsolete Status
News  |  4/30/2013
As iOS 7 takes shape, Apple prepares to relegate original iPhone to "obsolete" status, which will mean the end of service by AppleCare and retail stores.
SMBs Love Mobile, Struggle On Strategy
News  |  4/30/2013
Mobile use skyrockets in small and midsized businesses, says SMB Group annual survey. But what about measuring results?
IBM Makes Enterprise Mobile Security Move
News  |  4/30/2013
IBM partners with mobile security vendor Arxan Technologies to secure apps created with its Worklight platform against malware and other attacks.
BlackBerry CEO: Tablets Have No Future
News  |  4/30/2013
Thorsten Heins says he doesn't think anyone will still be using tablets five years from now.
Cloudera Impala Brings SQL Querying To Hadoop
News  |  4/30/2013
Cloudera's SQL-on-Hadoop tool hits general release, but will it satisfy demands for faster, easier exploration of big data?
Cloud Survey Has Warning For Amazon
News  |  4/29/2013
RightScale's State of the Cloud survey finds Amazon the public cloud leader -- but IT is looking to Rackspace, Google and Microsoft for added testing and experiments.
10 Breakthrough DARPA Technologies
Slideshows  |  4/29/2013
From next-generation aircraft to smarter missiles, projects launched by DARPA's Tactical Technology Office push new limits. Take a closer look.
Higher Ed CIOs Can't Ignore MOOCs Or Politics
Commentary  |  4/29/2013
Now more than ever, a higher education CIO's job hinges on both surviving the academic politics of the institution and mastering bleeding-edge technologies.
CIA Invests In Apigee For Better Data Sharing
News  |  4/29/2013
Intelligence community's venture capital arm, In-Q-Tel, taps API management firm to improve dissemination of data across federal agencies.
Google Now Melds With iOS
News  |  4/29/2013
Apple's Siri now has some competition on iPhones and iPads.
Teambox Brings Collaboration Behind the Firewall
News  |  4/29/2013
Teambox On-Premise allows healthcare, financial and other highly regulated industries to take advantage of cloud collaboration technologies.
BlackBerry Q10 Sells Out In London Store
News  |  4/29/2013
Selfridges, which became the first British outlet to sell the new BlackBerry Q10, sold out first wave of smartphones in two hours.
IBM Crunches Internet Of Things Data
News  |  4/29/2013
IBM MessageSight appliance connects sensors, mobile devices for machine-to-machine data capture and real-time analysis.
British Police Haven't Solved Tech Problems
News  |  4/29/2013
Police languish with old BlackBerrys and no easy way to coordinate tech efforts while the government's promised central crime-fighting organization is no where in sight.
Canada Doctors Reap ROI From EHRs
News  |  4/29/2013
Medical practices and the Canadian government save millions per year after transitioning to electronic health records, study says.
Big Data Professors Want Your Data Sets
News  |  4/29/2013
Access to large, relevant data sets is the biggest problem facing business intelligence and data analytics instructors and students, new survey finds.
Explore Frontiers Of Social Business At E2
Commentary  |  4/29/2013
Making collaboration and community technologies speak your language is just one example of the still-untapped potential of global social business.
10 Mobile Chat Apps That Beat SMS
News  |  4/29/2013
Want to avoid the cost of sending messages via SMS? Consider these 10 app alternatives.
Samsung Launches 7-Inch Budget Tablet
News  |  4/29/2013
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 joins the compact tablet market with entry-level specs.
Why Facebook Bought Parse
News  |  4/26/2013
Development platform gives Facebook new mobile cred.
Is Google Bad For Your Brain?
Commentary  |  4/26/2013
When a tool becomes indispensable, it becomes a crutch. Don't forget how to think on your own.
Graph Analytics: The Other Big Data
News  |  4/26/2013
Dedicated graph analytics appliance from Cray subsidiary YarcData looks for hard-to-find relationships in big data.
Follow Feds To The Cloud
News  |  4/26/2013
Uncle Sam is a leader in the secure use of cloud services. Here’s what FedRAMP and FISMA can teach you.
All Thumbs? Tablet Keyboard Promises To Help
News  |  4/26/2013
Kalq, soon available for Android devices, re-orders the keyboard layout to speed typing with two thumbs.
Galaxy S4 Vs. iPhone 5: Display Shoot-Out
News  |  4/26/2013
Samsung's OLED screens have made significant improvements, putting the Galaxy S4's display on par with the iPhone 5's LCD screen.
Smartphones Outpace Feature Phones, Samsung Leads
News  |  4/26/2013
More smartphones than feature phones shipped in the first quarter, an industry first, says IDC.
Google Reports Censorship Surge
News  |  4/25/2013
Governments around the world are telling Google to remove more information.
Windows 8 Sells Best On New Tablets
News  |  4/25/2013
New reports reveal what Microsoft would not in its recent earnings meeting: Windows 8's 7.5% share of the tablet space is around double its overall market penetration.
Google Floats Antitrust Concessions To EU
News  |  4/25/2013
Without admitting guilt, Google proposes changes to its business practices in Europe.
36 NYC Subway Stations Get Wi-Fi
News  |  4/25/2013
MTA and Transit Wireless enter the first phase of a multi-year plan to bring wireless communications to 277 NYC subway stations.
Box Expands Healthcare Offerings
News  |  4/25/2013
Cloud storage service announces new healthcare partner applications, customers and security compliance.
Attend E2, Conquer Your Enterprise Challenges
Commentary  |  4/25/2013
Social, mobile, cloud and big data all can help you move more quickly and reach new customers. For the latest wisdom on how, join us at the E2 Conference in Boston.
Actian Acquires ParAccel, Fuel Behind Amazon RedShift
News  |  4/25/2013
Actian adds a high-scale distributed database to a portfolio that already includes Vectorwise, Ingres, Pervasive and Versant.
British Startup Targets 'White Van Man'
News  |  4/25/2013
Powered Now offers tablet-based administration solutions to U.K.'s small service businesses.
Web Programs Help Adolescents Control Diabetes
News  |  4/25/2013
Puberty typically wreaks havoc with diabetes control, but a Yale study that combines adolescence and diabetes coping programs reverses that trend.
BlackBerry Scores Small Win With Skype
News  |  4/25/2013
BlackBerry said that Skype will finally be available to its BlackBerry 10 smartphones beginning in May.
How To Be A CIO And A Woman
Commentary  |  4/25/2013
You don't have to choose between being a tech leader and a woman, some powerful role models declare. Is there any more powerful message to young women considering IT careers?
5 Ways IT Can Crush Corporate Caste System
Commentary  |  4/25/2013
C-level types talk the talk of IT-business partnership, but at the end of the day you must learn their world and assert your expertise.
iPad Loses Share To Android, Windows Tablets
News  |  4/25/2013
Tablets running software from Google and Microsoft continue to steal market share from Apple's tablet.
EMC's Pivotal Plan: Brilliant Or Crazy?
News  |  4/25/2013
Pivotal's ambitious plan promises next-generation cloud computing, big data, application-development and analytics capabilities. Can it succeed?
Google Eyes Social News Aggregator Wavii
News  |  4/24/2013
Acquisition deal is worth $30 million, according to reports.
DataCell Wins WikiLeaks Donation Case
News  |  4/24/2013
Iceland's Supreme Court upholds ruling against Valitor, a local processor of Visa and MasterCard payments that declined to credit donated funds to DataCell client Wikileaks.
Microsoft Store Slashes Windows 8 Device Prices
News  |  4/24/2013
Windows 8 devices with touchscreens are getting more affordable. But with new, more powerful models on the horizon, is now the time to buy?
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