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How Best Western Listens To Social Media
News  |  10/31/2011
The hotel chain works with customer feedback specialist Medallia to blend social feedback with survey results.
Google Apps Finally Gets Access To Google+
News  |  10/31/2011
Google Apps customers may now enable their users to connect to Google+--but there are no administrative controls.
AT&T Announces First 4G LTE Smartphones
News  |  10/31/2011
AT&T's first 4G LTE smartphones, the HTC Vivid and the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket, are due Nov. 6.
Windows 8 Upgrade Planning Begins
News  |  10/31/2011
Windows 8 represents Microsoft's most radical departure to date from its standard, icon-based GUI for Windows. An InformationWeek survey shows IT is preparing early.
DOD Approves Dell Android Tablet For Use
News  |  10/31/2011
Dell's Streak 5 tablet is being tested for use on defense networks, where the RIM BlackBerry currently prevails.
Push Tech To Private Market Faster, Fed Agencies Told
News  |  10/31/2011
White House orders agencies to transfer technology and funds to the private market more quickly, hoping to fuel a new group of startups.
5 Ways Mobile Saved Me During Snowtober
Commentary  |  10/31/2011
Like millions of others, I was caught up in the freak snow storm over the weekend. Here's how mobile kept me connected, despite Mother Nature's best efforts.
Don Tapscott To Bring Macrowikinomics To Enterprise 2.0
News  |  10/31/2011
At Enterprise 2.0 conference, Tapscott will argue whole industries will have to transform themselves to survive economic shocks.
How To Avoid Social Media Messes
News  |  10/31/2011
Social networking pioneers may be dealing with a pile of accounts, messaging, and credentials. Here's how to clean up the mess--or avoid it in the first place.
Windows 8 Upgrade Plans: Exclusive Research
Slideshows  |  10/31/2011
A majority of enterprises have upgrade plans for Windows 8, though it won't be available until next year. See what else IT pros have to say about Microsoft's "reimagined" operating system.
Anonymous Eyes Mexican Cartel Attack
News  |  10/31/2011
Security experts warned that the hacktivist group's plan to name people who assisted the cartels would lead to their executions.
BlackBerry Outage Prompts Class Action Suit
Commentary  |  10/31/2011
RIM's problems mount: executives depart, consumers switch to more advanced phones, and now there's a lawsuit over the recent three-day outage.
Mac Discrimination: Bad For The Enterprise
News  |  10/30/2011
Companies should stop discouraging their employees from using Macs and adopt policies that promote technology choice, finds Forrester report.
4 Fixes For iPhone 4S Battery Woes
News  |  10/30/2011
While you wait for Apple's engineers to pinpoint the source of iPhone battery problems, take these steps to save power.
6 Big Questions For Private Cloud Projects
Commentary  |  10/28/2011
Cloud Technology Partners execs share advice on avoiding common traps as you move from legacy enterprise infrastructure to the private cloud.
iPhone 4S Battery Life Powers Complaints
News  |  10/28/2011
Some iPhone 4S owners report that their devices lose power too quickly.
Disruptive Tech Changes IT's Database Choices
News  |  10/28/2011
From NoSQL to appliances to the blurring of column- and row-store databases, IT teams are exploring new options to wring faster insights out of their mountains of data.
Mobile Medical Apps Meet The FDA, Part 2
Commentary  |  10/28/2011
Medical informatics specialists are right to question the reasoning behind the FDA's proposed guidelines on mobile applications.
NASA Launches Advanced Climate Satellite
News  |  10/28/2011
NPP satellite will contribute to 30 existing datasets on the Earth's environment and improve short-term weather forecasting.
IBM Eyes Broader Acquisition Strategy
News  |  10/28/2011
Big Blue has a new CEO, a multi-billion dollar war chest, a new attitude toward the apps market, and a willingness to look at deals it might have rejected in the past.
Google TV Tries Again, Adds Android App Support
News  |  10/28/2011
Google TV's new software is ready and will soon be available for Logitech and Sony hardware.
HP, Nokia, SAP Face The Future
Commentary  |  10/28/2011
HP decides it still likes PCs, Nokia relaunches its smartphone efforts, and SAP breaks a record. It's a glass half-full week for tech.
EHR Privacy Rule Threatens Research, Federal Advisers Say
News  |  10/28/2011
Health IT Policy committee urges HHS to sidestep patient consent rule when electronic health record data is used in quality improvement research.
Motorola, RIM Struggle To Sell Tablets
News  |  10/28/2011
Motorola's latest quarterly numbers show it shipped a meager number of its Xoom tablet. RIM, on the other hand, stoops to a buy-two-get-one-free offer to spur PlayBook sales.
Smartphone Sensors Pose Security Threat
News  |  10/28/2011
Newly discovered vulnerability shows a phone's accelerometer can detect vibrations from key presses on a nearby keyboard.
Samsung Beats Apple In Smartphone Sales
News  |  10/28/2011
Samsung shipped 28 million smartphones in its most recent quarter, easily sailing past sales of the Apple iPhone.
6 Great Windows Phone Mango Features For Business
Commentary  |  10/27/2011
Which of Mango's more than 500 new features will appeal most to business users? Here are our picks.
HP Mines Data To Predict Consumer Behavior
News  |  10/27/2011
Pilot project was right 90% of the time when social media data was combined with company data.
HP Will Keep PC Division
News  |  10/27/2011
Hoping to end months of corporate turmoil, CEO Meg Whitman promises to clarify HP's mission and to take another stab at the tablet business using Windows 8.
Why Big Data Doesn't Always Equal Big Insight
Commentary  |  10/27/2011
Data is too often inaccessible and not trusted, and companies aren’t doing enough to nurture 'informed skeptics'.
GAO: Federal IT Spending Reports Not Accurate
News  |  10/27/2011
Office of Management and Budget can't accurately track federal IT spending, GAO says, urging OMB to improve its reporting guidance to agencies and departments.
Feds Use Internet To Improve Customer Service
News  |  10/27/2011
Agencies disclose plans to use technology to improve services to citizens and an Obama administration executive order.
Facebook-Led Open Compute Project Scales Up
News  |  10/27/2011
Facebook, Amazon, and others move forward with efforts to develop open standards for data centers and very large scale computing.
Unified Communications Touted For Healthcare Efficiency
News  |  10/27/2011
UC technologies can help healthcare organizations adapt to pay-for-performance reimbursement models, finds IDC study.
Auto Dealer Tries Mobile Apps To Drive Sales
News  |  10/27/2011
Can iOS and Android mobile apps sell cars? A dealership for Hondas and Toyotas explores that question and learns some surprising lessons.
The Doctor Will See Your Data Now: Wirelessly?
News  |  10/27/2011
Thirty-six percent of consumers interested in sending health data to their doctors via a wireless device; 32% would do a video consult, survey says.
Oracle's Mark Hurd: We Know CIOs
Commentary  |  10/27/2011
Responding to OpenWorld critics, Hurd makes the case for why customers need to put more of their eggs in the Oracle basket.
How Nokia Must Fight Back In U.S.
Commentary  |  10/27/2011
Nokia has a lot of work to do in the U.S. smartphone market if it wants to regain lost ground with Windows Phone 7 devices like the new Lumia models.
IBM, Georgia Tech Point Data Modeling At Kids Health
News  |  10/27/2011
Project seeks to identify factors contributing to health outcomes of pediatric patients with asthma, autism, and diabetes.
Tableau Version 7 Challenges Old School BI
Commentary  |  10/27/2011
New version lets users centrally share the data engine while allowing multiple worksheets to leverage it.
10 Epic Android Apps
Slideshows  |  10/26/2011
Among the hundreds of thousands of Android apps, we've rounded up 10 epic, must-have choices. These apps will save your bacon, day in and day out.
App Virtualization: Why We Need Better Options
News  |  10/26/2011
Golden disk images are simple, but they won't cut it as implementations get more complex. Here's the problem and what vendors are doing about it.
Mobile Device Management On The Edge
News  |  10/26/2011
Our survey shows we're moving at a breakneck pace toward pervasive mobility. Here's how to stay safe.
Stylish HTC Rhyme Is Priced Upscale
Slideshows  |  10/26/2011
The Rhyme, HTC's newest Android Gingerbread phone, has color-coordinated accessories aimed at consumers. The phone is available on Verizon Wireless and has excellent battery life, but it's priced a little high for the features it offers.
U.S. CIO VanRoekel Outlines What's Next For Fed Tech
News  |  10/26/2011
In his first public speech since taking his post in August, Obama's CIO said he will build upon his predecessor Vivek Kundra's work to create innovation.
E-Transaction Standards Deadline Worries Grow
News  |  10/26/2011
Medical Group Management Association fears that cash flow will stop because many practices aren't ready for new transaction standards.
4 Tips: Prep Your Facebook Page For Holidays
News  |  10/26/2011
Will your company's Facebook page help you take advantage of the holiday shopping rush? Consider these tips for SMBs and fine-tune your strategy.
Rometty's Past Reveals IBM's Future
Commentary  |  10/26/2011
One early bet: Look for IBM's new CEO, Ginni Rometty, to push harder into industry-specific consulting services that can drive billions in related sales.
10 Innovative iOS 5 Apps
Slideshows  |  10/26/2011
Apple's iOS 5 mobile operating system includes 200 new features and more than 1,500 new APIs. Here are 10 great examples of how iOS developers used them to create cool apps.
SAP Reports Record Revenue, Gains On Oracle
News  |  10/26/2011
ERP and line-of-business apps are outpacing Oracle in all industries and market segments, says SAP co-CEO McDermott.
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