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Google, Sanofi Focus On Diabetes Data
News  |  8/31/2015
Google and Sanofi want to make real-time data more useful for diabetes patients and clinicians.
Android Wear For iOS Launches
News  |  8/31/2015
iPhone owners can now interact with Android Wear devices.
Google OnHub Router: My First 24 Hours
Slideshows  |  8/31/2015
Google's OnHub is a router for people who don't want to deal with routers. Here's what it looks like, inside and out.
9 NoSQL Pioneers Who Modernized Data Management
Slideshows  |  8/30/2015
The folks profiled here are tackling data management for the Internet Age, helping us all understand what can be done with a mass of unstructured information. See how their work has transformed the way we handle databases.
NASA's New Horizons May Shift Toward Kuiper Belt
News  |  8/29/2015
NASA's New Horizons team is plotting to swing the spacecraft past the exotically named 2014 MU69 in the Kuiper Belt.
Weaponized Drones Approved For North Dakota Police
News  |  8/28/2015
A bill in North Dakota will allow non-lethal weapons on police drones. Nothing to fear here, move along.
Amazon Underground Makes In-App Goods Free
News  |  8/28/2015
Android developers now have the option to be paid by the minute rather than by fees for in-app items.
10 Fantastic iPhone, Android Apps For Museum Visits
Slideshows  |  8/28/2015
Expand your horizons with interactive iPhone and Android apps from the Louvre, the Prado, the Met, and other great museums.
Robots, Humans Will Work Side By Side, Forrester Says
News  |  8/26/2015
Automation will create jobs and destroy them, transforming work along the way. Unfortunately for humans, research firm Forrester anticipates more jobs being lost than being created in the next decade.
Ashley Madison Fallout: Investigations, Lawsuits, Lessons
Commentary  |  8/26/2015
The fallout from the Ashley Madison breach continues, offering some surprise lessons for CIOs and IT professionals on how to respond to a very public event.
Electronic Warrantless Surveillance: What IT Should Know
Commentary  |  8/26/2015
Today, in the name of public safety, federal and local government agencies are piling up advanced technologies to monitor people, with little regard for the basic principles of privacy. Here's what businesses and individuals need to know.
MasterCard Hackathons Combine Community, Commerce
News  |  8/25/2015
MasterCard sees coding contests as a way to engage with developers and to promote its payment technology, all with an eye toward corporate social responsibility.
Does Your Company Need A Chief Data Officer?
News  |  8/24/2015
Companies that have CDOs tend to perform better than those without, according to a report from Forrester.
Building Apps Without Code: 7 Options For Your Enterprise
Slideshows  |  8/23/2015
Application building no longer means learning to code. Here are seven products and services that can help you develop apps without developing programming skills.
Ashley Madison Breach Should Spark Security Conversation
Commentary  |  8/22/2015
As people sift through the Ashley Madison data dump, this massive breach should spark a conversation among IT and security professionals, especially ones who work in the government and cyber-security fields.
NASA Tells Us Not To Panic Over Asteroids
Commentary  |  8/21/2015
NASA continues its public service of reminding us all not to panic over misleading reports of our impending doom.
Join Me On Mars
News  |  8/21/2015
NASA wants to take your name to Mars so you can be a part of the next great phase of space exploration.
Drones Need Geo-Fencing, Says Sen. Schumer
News  |  8/21/2015
Senator Charles Schumer is proposing a new FAA amendment as government officials seek more ways to keep drones under control.
Intel Developer Forum: Spiders, Flying Sharks, And Drones
Slideshows  |  8/20/2015
The future may be unwritten, but we have pictures.
Google’s OnHub Router Promises Easier WiFi
News  |  8/19/2015
With OnHub, Google hopes to simplify home networking, to encourage interest in IoT devices.
Autonomous Cars In, Big Data Out In Gartner Hype Cycle
Commentary  |  8/19/2015
Gartner's annual Hype Cycle is out, and IoT and autonomous cars are in this year. Big data, however, is losing some of its luster.
Blackphone 2 Delivers Secure Smartphone Improvements
News  |  8/19/2015
Silent Circle is now accepting preorders for the Blackphone 2, its secure enterprise smartphone.
Intel CEO Sees A Bright Future For IoT, Developers
News  |  8/19/2015
Tiny computers, real-time depth sensing, and breakthrough memory technology are among the innovations featured at this year's Intel Developer Forum. CEO Brian Krzanich detailed how connected devices will change the way we all do business.
Google's Atlas Robot Takes A Walk In The Woods
News  |  8/18/2015
Designed to rescue humans trapped in dangerous terrain, the Atlas robot looks like a punch-drunk Terminator on the loose. It's the latest from Google and its Boston Dynamics firm.
7 Hot Advances In Email Security
Slideshows  |  8/18/2015
Despite gaping security holes, email is too entrenched in business communications to go away. Consider these 7 ways to bolster email security and help IT admins sleep easier at night.
Amazon Report: How Bezos Should Respond
News  |  8/18/2015
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said he doesn't see the dystopian workplace described in a New York Times expose. That doesn't mean it's not there. Let Amazon be judged by how it treats the least among its workers.
Why AT&T's 'Willingness' To Help NSA Is Alarming
News  |  8/17/2015
Snowden documents show AT&T was all too happy to aid the NSA spy on Americans. Are we really that surprised?
Keyless Security Not So Secure
News  |  8/14/2015
A suppressed security paper shines a light on the shortcomings of the cryptography used to protect keyless vehicle access systems.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5, S6 Edge+: Side By Side
Slideshows  |  8/14/2015
Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Note 5 and the S6 Edge+ mobile devices to stay ahead of the Apple curve. We give you a side-by-side comparison of the two smartphones.
Google Chromebooks Pitched For Work, Again
News  |  8/14/2015
Chromebooks have found fans in education. And now, with Dell's Chromebook 13, businesses have reason to reconsider Chrome OS in the workplace.
Samsung Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+: Lofty Price, High-End Features
News  |  8/13/2015
The Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ offer premium features, including luscious screens, Samsung Pay, classy frames, and premium pricing to match.
Drones, Mobile Apps Enhance This Year's PGA Championship
News  |  8/13/2015
New technology such as drones, are part of the PGA Championship coverage this year, and this could lead to new ways to broadcast sports.
7 Worst Cloud Compliance Nightmares
Slideshows  |  8/12/2015
Compliance is difficult in any situation, and cloud computing makes it even more complicated. Check out these worst-case compliance scenarios and how to avoid them.
Alphabet Rewrites Google's Script
News  |  8/12/2015
A corporate reorganization completes the transformation Larry Page began when he took over in 2011. Moving Google under Alphabet will shelter the company's brands from one another.
MetroHealth System Goes To Jail To Improve Continuity Of Care
Commentary  |  8/11/2015
The MetroHealth System in Cleveland, Ohio was challenged to add a major facility while undergoing a radical enterprise software upgrade. Did they succeed?
10 NASA Images That Will Inspire You
Slideshows  |  8/11/2015
The next time you hear the term "visionary" applied to business leadership, think about what NASA has been doing for years. Images from NASA's satellites and spacecraft show technology at its most inspiring.
Google Alphabet Spells Out New Corporate Structure
News  |  8/11/2015
Larry Page will become the CEO of a company called Alphabet, an umbrella operation. Google will operate under it, with Sundar Pichai as its CEO.
Google Hangouts For Android Gets Spiffy Update
News  |  8/10/2015
A fresh coat of paint brings Hangouts for Android into the Material Design era. Discover what it will mean for users.
IBM, DOE Working Toward Data-Centric Supercomputing
News  |  8/7/2015
IBM and the US Energy Department are working toward creating the next-generation of high-performance computing systems, which they call "data-centric supercomputing." This has business and national security implementations.
Why Android Fragmentation Is A Good Thing
Commentary  |  8/7/2015
A recent report talks about the "fragmented" Android market. We think "diverse" is a more accurate word to describe the state of affairs. Here's why that's a good thing.
Google Fighting New Right To Be Forgotten Proposal
News  |  8/6/2015
A French commission believes delisting from Google search engines should be carried out across all versions of the search engine. Unsurprisingly, Google disagrees.
CEO-Worker Pay Gap Is Focus Of SEC Rule
News  |  8/6/2015
CEOs at publicly traded US companies will soon have to announce how their own salary compares to median worker pay at their organizations. What will this mean for tech companies and IT professionals?
IBM's Mac-Friendly Cloud Service Targets Enterprise IT
News  |  8/6/2015
With a suite of services to help companies deploy and manage Apple computers, IBM is adapting to a shift in enterprise IT.
IBM Wields Cloud Patents For Defense, Profit
Commentary  |  8/5/2015
IBM is moving into cloud patents, but that's not necessarily going to upset established providers. In a pinch, they could end up as partners.
ICANN Proposal: Internet With Less US Oversight
News  |  8/5/2015
An Internet governance committee is seeking comment on a proposal for managing aspects of the Domain Name System with reduced US government oversight.
A Lousy Database Can Doom Your Apps
Commentary  |  8/4/2015
Accounting, transaction, and even navigation applications are based on the same basic type of structured database that has underpinned enterprise applications for the last three decades or more. So why aren't we paying more attention to these databases?
IBM Locks Up Cloud Processes With Patents
Commentary  |  8/4/2015
IBM has received 1,200 patents on cloud computing over the last 18 months. Here's a sample of what Big Blue is patenting and why it's a concern.
Hitchhiking Robot Dismembered
News  |  8/3/2015
The friendly hitchBOT met a grisly end in Philadelphia. That tells you all you need to know about human-AI interactions.
Google Glass Eyes Enterprise, Healthcare Firms
News  |  8/1/2015
Although the first edition of Google Glass didn't take off, the company is retooling the device for specialty industries such as healthcare and energy.
Facebook Drone Is Ready To Fly
News  |  8/1/2015
The social network aims to provide Internet access from the air to those without connectivity options.


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