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Office 365: Skype For Business, Analytics, Security Updates
News  |  11/30/2015
Microsoft is launching several enterprise additions to Office 365, including Skype for Business services and new features for security and analytics.
Apache Spark Updates, Executive Data Strategies: Big Data Roundup
News  |  11/29/2015
In our big data roundup for the week of Nov. 27, we've got updates on Apache Spark and its ecosystem, a reality check on the practical use of artificial intelligence today and more.
Microsoft's Cortana Coming To iOS In Beta
News  |  11/29/2015
Microsoft is releasing a test version of its Cortana digital concierge for Apple's iOS platform. This follows a similar release for Google Android smartphones.
Big Data & The Law Of Diminishing Returns
News  |  11/27/2015
Right now, big data looks like it holds all the answers for any questions a person or company might have. However, in reality, big data eventually has to succumb to the law of diminishing returns. Here's what several experts see as the gap between promise and reality.
Data, Lawyers, And IT: How They’re Connected
Commentary  |  11/27/2015
Modern data-related technologies are changing the way law firms do business. IT executives across all industries will benefit from understanding how these data tools and practices are being applied to legal cases so that you can be ready if you're ever called upon by your organization's legal team. We break it down for you here.
Windows 10 November Update Returns After Privacy-Setting Glitch
Commentary  |  11/25/2015
After pulling its Windows 10 November update after reported problems with some users' privacy settings preferences, Microsoft reinstates the update.
Microsoft Pulls Its November Windows 10 Update
Commentary  |  11/24/2015
About nine days after releasing its first major November update for Windows 10, Microsoft is yanking the downloadable version and replacing it with the build released originally in July.
Microsoft Employee Diversity Numbers Fail To Impress
News  |  11/24/2015
Microsoft's latest diversity report counts fewer women due to layoffs related to the restructuring of its phone business earlier this year.
Yahoo Mail Ad-Blocking Move Angers Users
Commentary  |  11/23/2015
Earlier this month, Yahoo began blocking some Yahoo Mail users if they had ad-blocking software turned on. Yahoo has been struggling to keep its Mail users, but the move has been derided on social media.
Windows 10 Enterprise Adoption Will Soar By 2017, Gartner Finds
News  |  11/23/2015
Gartner is predicting the swift and broad enterprise adoption of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system, thanks in part to pent-up demand for tablets. This is following similar patterns by Windows XP and Windows 7.
9 Scripting Languages You Need To Know
Slideshows  |  11/22/2015
Scripting languages can bring new functions to applications and glue complex systems together. Here are nine that could hold the keys to your next project.
Data Skills Pay Off, Nate Silver Strikes Again: Big Data Roundup
News  |  11/22/2015
Our Big Data Roundup for the week of Nov. 22 spotlights a hiring algorithm that's smarter than hiring managers, identifies which big data skills are worth the most in today's job market, explores whether Donald Trump has a chance to win the US presidential elections, and much more.
Microsoft, Volvo Partner To Sell Cars Using HoloLens
Commentary  |  11/21/2015
Microsoft and Volvo show off their plans to make car buying a more virtual experience using Redmond's augmented reality headset.
Microsoft Black Friday Deals: Xbox, PC, Surface
News  |  11/21/2015
Microsoft kicks off the holiday season by slashing prices on the Xbox One, Xbox 360, Surface 3, and PCs from Dell, HP, Asus and Lenovo.
Satya Nadella Talks Security, Dynamics AX Updated: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  11/21/2015
This week Satya Nadella discussed enterprise security, Microsoft joined forces with HP Enterprise, and Dynamics AX was updated for cloud, machine learning, and Power BI.
Microsoft, HP Enterprise Partnership Focuses On Windows 10, Cloud & Mobility
News  |  11/20/2015
Microsoft and Hewlett Packard Enterprise extend their partnership to offer cloud, mobility, and productivity solutions designed to broaden Windows 10 adoption.
Machines Beat Humans At Hiring Best Employees
News  |  11/20/2015
The use of hiring analytics leads to better outcomes for companies, according to a National Bureau of Economic Research study.
Salesforce Posts Big Q3 Revenue Growth
News  |  11/19/2015
Cloud-based enterprise software provider Salesforce reported strong revenue growth for the third quarter and raised its revenue guidance for the full year. Here are the details.
Cloudera Releases Navigator Optimizer Suite In Beta
News  |  11/19/2015
Along with the 5.5 version of its Enterprise big data platform, Cloudera is rolling out a beta version of its Navigation Optimizer data management suite to existing customers.
Microsoft Dynamics AX Upgrade Integrates Power BI, Machine Learning
News  |  11/19/2015
The next generation of Microsoft's Dynamics AX, redesigned for cloud and upgraded with Power BI, Azure Machine Learning, and Cortana, is available for public preview.
Microsoft Open Sources Visual Studio Code Beta
News  |  11/18/2015
At its Connect(); conference, Microsoft offered tools that reach beyond Windows and reaffirmed its commitment to cross-platform development.
Salesforce Adds New Predictive Analytics To Marketing Cloud
News  |  11/18/2015
Salesforce is rolling out new features to its Marketing Cloud this week, leveraging machine learning and data science to add real-time predictive customer scoring and audience segmentation. Here are the details.
TechHire Grants Aim To Make More IT Workers
News  |  11/18/2015
The Department of Labor is offering $100 million to organizations that can teach needed tech skills.
Docker Tightens Security Over Container Vulnerabilities
News  |  11/17/2015
Docker unveils three ways to make containers more secure, especially when code is changed during its update cycle.
VMware Open Sources Photon Controller For Container Users
News  |  11/17/2015
VMware's Photon Controller became open source code Nov. 16 in a bid to attract container users who wish to deploy containers with a microvisor.
Data Science Skills To Boost Your Salary
Slideshows  |  11/17/2015
Are you a data scientist wondering how your compensation stacks up to your peers? Or are you considering a career shift to data science? Here's a look at how much you can expect to earn.
HP Enterprise Embraces Docker, Containers
News  |  11/16/2015
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has aligned its offerings from application development to deployment to monitoring and management with Docker container technology.
Microsoft Android App Porting Reportedly Delayed
News  |  11/16/2015
Microsoft may not allow developers to port Android apps to Windows 10 Mobile, as indicated by delays in its Project Astoria tool.
Rackspace Carina Promises Simplified Containerized Workloads
News  |  11/16/2015
Rackspace opens Carina service, which promises to make it simpler and faster to move containerized workloads to Rackspace and manage them once they are there.
Microsoft PowerPoint Update Includes Designer, Morph Features
News  |  11/16/2015
With Designer and Morph, Microsoft PowerPoint users now have expanded and simplified design options to give their presentations a more polished and cinematic effect.
C++ Code Optimization: 10 Tips And Tricks
Slideshows  |  11/15/2015
C++ is a great enterprise programming language if you know how to get the most from its arcane features. Here are 10 tips to help you do so, and end up with high-performing applications for your business.
IBM Datapalooza, Oracle Updates BI Platform: Big Data Roundup
News  |  11/15/2015
IBM continued with its Datapalooza roadshow, Oracle released a new version of its BI software with enhanced visualization capabilities, and Informatica rolled out its Big Data Management platform. All that and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week of Nov. 15.
Major Windows 10 Update, Secure Islands Acquisition: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  11/14/2015
Microsoft rolled out the first major PC update for Windows 10, purchased Israeli security firm Secure Islands, and tried to guess emotions with machine learning.
Informatica Big Data Management Platform Aims For Next-Level Integration
News  |  11/13/2015
The Informatica Big Data Management package is the company's answer to helping customers get real value out of their investments in big data infrastructure. Here are the details.
CES 2016 Sneak Peek: 9 Cool Gadgets
Slideshows  |  11/13/2015
The 2016 Consumer Electronics Show will be a hotspot for new technologies in robotics, wearables, and the Internet of Things. Here's a snapshot of what to expect at the coming show.
Windows 10: Major Update Targets Business, Consumer PCs
News  |  11/12/2015
Microsoft rolls out a major Windows 10 update that affects Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Windows Update for Business, security, and mobile device management, among other features.
Microsoft, Box Partner On Windows 10 File Sharing App
News  |  11/12/2015
File sharing just got easier for Windows 10 users, thanks to Microsoft's partnership with Box. The new app is currently available for PCs and tablets.
SAP Unfolds Jam Roadmap With Collaboration In Mind
Commentary  |  11/12/2015
SAP Jam may be the most popular unknown collaboration software in the enterprise. This week SAP shared their vision for its future.
How Robots, Analytics Can Work Side-By-Side
News  |  11/12/2015
Retailers can now count the products on their shelves with the help of a roving robot from Simbe Robotics. The use-cases for automating such drudgery, and tying the findings to an analytics application, have relevance for IT executives across a range of industries.
OpenText Unveils Analytics, Cloud Updates To Suites
News  |  11/11/2015
OpenText will update its enterprise information management software suites to embed analytics capabilities, and to be deployed in the cloud. Executives said these new capabilities will equip customers to compete in the cloud era.
Microsoft's Project Oxford Gets Emotional With Machine Learning, AI
News  |  11/11/2015
Microsoft announces new services in its Project Oxford suite of developer tools based on machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Microsoft Promises Secure Data Center Services In Germany
News  |  11/11/2015
Through a partnership with a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, Microsoft will bring secure data centers online in two German cities, while circumventing US laws on data collection.
Cloud Vs. On-Premises: 6 Benefits Of Keeping Data Private
Slideshows  |  11/11/2015
We can think of at least six reasons why you would want to store your data in a privately controlled data center rather than use a public cloud service. Let's gain an understanding of the on-premises vs. cloud debate, and see why some tech leaders advocate a hybrid model where both coexist.
10 Skills CIOs Need To Survive, Thrive In 2016
Slideshows  |  11/11/2015
CIOs need to shift perspectives and skill sets for the business transformation underway. So, what's the profile of the successful CIO in 2016?
ORWL Aspires To Be A Secure PC
News  |  11/10/2015
The small, tamper-resistant device is the focus of a Kickstarter campaign. Olivier Boireau, CEO of Design SHIFT, makers of the ORWL, said he believes the device will appeal to companies interested in privacy and data security.
Gartner: 21 Billion IoT Devices To Invade By 2020
News  |  11/10/2015
Gartner indicates the market for Internet of Things devices is poised to explode and will reach nearly 21 billion connected devices by 2020.
Kubernetes Augments Container Management Features
News  |  11/10/2015
Google-backed Kubernetes 1.1, released Monday, provides automated "horizontal scaling" of Linux containers, where new pods are created as needed.
Is 'Private' Enterprise WiFi Obsolete?
Commentary  |  11/10/2015
Private enterprise WiFi arose during the time of strong network perimeters and weak internal security. It's now time to rethink.
Google Open Sources Machine Learning Library TensorFlow
News  |  11/9/2015
With TensorFlow now open sourced by Google, companies and the research community can implement machine learning systems more easily and more efficiently.
Microsoft Acquires Secure Islands For Data Protection
News  |  11/9/2015
Microsoft buys its third Israeli security company, Secure Islands, to integrate security technologies into its Azure Rights Management Service.
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