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Microsoft Cuts Display Ad Business, Sells Bing Maps To Uber
News  |  6/30/2015
Microsoft transfers its display ad business to AOL and sells Bing Maps tech to Uber as CEO Satya Nadella executes a new corporate mission.
Retro ThinkPad Would Revive Original IBM Design
News  |  6/27/2015
Lenovo design chief David Hill is dreaming up a laptop reminiscent of the 1992 IBM ThinkPad 700c.
Why Silos Can Be Good For Enterprises
Commentary  |  6/26/2015
Flat organizations can get too flat. Build your teams the right way for success.
Redis Emerges As NoSQL In-Memory Performer
News  |  6/26/2015
With multiple NoSQL system choices, it might be hard to display a distinguishing feature. However, Redis Labs is outperforming some competitors during a recent in-memory big data system test.
Linux Foundation Funds Internet Security Advances
News  |  6/25/2015
The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative has selected three security-oriented projects to receive a total of $500,000 in funding.
Art Plus Technology Keeps Kids Out Of Prison
Commentary  |  6/25/2015
When artists and courts come together to keep kids out of prison, data privacy is a key concern. The Young New Yorkers group uses Wall Street tools to solve the problem.
NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/24/2015
The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website.
Docker To Defang Root Privilege Access
News  |  6/24/2015
Docker's upcoming 1.8 release will answer security concerns by separating a running container's root privilege from that of its owner to avoid the owner becoming a "Superuser."
Snowflake Launches Virtual Data Warehouses On AWS
News  |  6/24/2015
Snowflake, led by former Microsoft exec Bob Muglia, offers a virtual data warehouse system on Amazon's cloud. Pay for only what you use.
NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
Commentary  |  6/24/2015
The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website.
Women In Tech: Facing Roadblocks, Finding Solutions
Commentary  |  6/24/2015
Female tech execs discuss the obstacles facing women in technology and what they're doing to bridge the gender gap.
Can Data Teach Us Empathy?
Commentary  |  6/24/2015
Walking a mile in your customers' shoes is the first step toward designing great products. Can data help us get there?
Docker Adds Container Networking, Deployment Options
News  |  6/23/2015
Docker gives its container platform a DevOps flavor with multi-host networking and the ability to deploy into the cloud.
CFO Data Needs: How IT Stacks Up
Commentary  |  6/23/2015
If you think about how the data is going to be presented and used by the CFO's group, the technological decisions to ensure data accuracy and determine types of data you present actually become easier.
Big Data Moves Toward Real-Time Analysis
Commentary  |  6/23/2015
The data warehouse, as valuable as it is, is history. The most valuable data will be that which is collected and analyzed during the customer interaction, not the review afterward.
Replace Windows Server 2003 With Windows Server 2012
Commentary  |  6/23/2015
Bhargav Shukla, director of technology at KEMP Technologies, explains why it's a good idea to migrate to Windows Server 2012 R2 now.
Docker, CoreOS Bury The Hatchet For Container Spec
News  |  6/22/2015
Container rivals Docker and CoreOS, plus 18 other organizations, link arms behind a common container specification.
VMware Brings More Tools To Docker Development
News  |  6/22/2015
VMware courts Docker-oriented developers with a developer hypervisor, AppCatalyst, and deployment workflow, Bonneville.
CIOs And Security: Time To Rethink The Processes?
Commentary  |  6/22/2015
Businesses need to develop new security responses to address gigantic attacks, and the CIO is in the best position to lead the way.
Windows 10 Mobile Update, Elop Exit: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/20/2015
News of an executive shakeup at Microsoft comes the same week as new Windows 10 Mobile build 10136.
IBM Takes Bluemix To Europe Via Sogeti
News  |  6/19/2015
IBM allies with major European IT-advising partner Sogeti to offer the Bluemix platform to developers in 15 countries.
Wal-Mart CIO Talks Data, People, And 'Classic' Systems
Commentary  |  6/18/2015
In conversation with InformationWeek, Wal-Mart CIO Karenann Terrell talks about what's it's like to run technology at the $500 billion retailer.
Salesforce Launches 'Wave Analytics' App
News  |  6/18/2015
Salesforce taps its new Wave Cloud with its first analytics application, Sales Wave Analytics, which draws data from many sources.
Stephen Elop Out In Microsoft Executive Shakeup
News  |  6/17/2015
Organizational changes within Microsoft's engineering team will result in the departure of senior executives, including former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop.
'Leap Second' Clocks In On June 30
News  |  6/17/2015
It doesn't sound like a big deal, but every second counts in the Network Time Protocol upon which the Internet and all apps that synch with it are based.
AARP CIO Talks Transformation, Leadership
News  |  6/17/2015
Acting CIO Amy Doherty tells us about her strategies for motivating employees, IT transformation, and changing the security culture at AARP.
Joyent Ready To Run Multi-Tenant Containers Without VMs
News  |  6/16/2015
If nothing else, Joyent is conducting an experiment on whether hundreds of containers may be run in close proximity on a host from a wide variety of unknown customers.
Interop London Keynote: Janet Day
Commentary  |  6/16/2015
How the former IT director at law firm Berwin, Leighton & Paisner got buy-in for a new virtual strategy.
VMware Launches Mobile Identity Management
News  |  6/16/2015
VMware's new Identity Management product taps into its AirWatch acquisition to offer a single sign-on system for mobile device management.
Q&A: Paul Clarke, CTO, Ocado
Commentary  |  6/16/2015
Clarke discusses the supermarket's approach to logistics and the Internet of Things.
15 Tech CEOs Make The Cut In Glassdoor Rankings
Slideshows  |  6/16/2015
Glassdoor's list of the Top 50 most popular CEOs includes 15 tech leaders. See how your boss of bosses stacks up.
Five Influential Women In UK IT
Commentary  |  6/15/2015
These five women serve as role models for aspiring female tech minds.
Amazon Adds Supersize General-Purpose Servers
News  |  6/15/2015
Amazon Web Service expanded its virtual server offerings again with M4s, a much larger version of its general-purpose M3s.
Game Of Thrones: Top 10 Lessons For CIOs
Commentary  |  6/14/2015
Game of Thrones is a violent and bloody affair … just like enterprise IT. Here are some of its (not too violent) lessons you can apply to the job.
Twitter CEO Exit: When Wall Street Clashes With Tech
News  |  6/13/2015
Twitter CEO Dick Costollo's resignation shines a spotlight on Wall Street's lack of understanding about where we are with online media, social media, and tech in general.
Millennials And Smartphone Apps: Your Security Nightmare
News  |  6/12/2015
Millennials' overall relaxed attitude towards security could be leaving your corporate data vulnerable to hackers.
Big Data Systems House Sensitive Data, Security Exposures
News  |  6/12/2015
SANS Institute survey concludes 73% of big data systems contain personal information, recommends tighter controls.
Q&A: Quentyn Taylor, Director Of Information Security, Canon Europe, Middle East, And Africa
Commentary  |  6/12/2015
Canon executive discusses the role of print security, looking at the big picture, and running with the herd - or not.
10 Geekiest Beach Reads Of 2015
Slideshows  |  6/12/2015
Fiction, non-fiction, youth fiction, and even self-help. Here are 10 new books every geek should bring to the beach this summer.
Q&A: Nina Bjornstad, Country Manager For The UK And Ireland, Google For Work
Commentary  |  6/11/2015
The Google exec discusses how businesses can harness the potential of collaboration, transparency, and emerging technology.
Airbnb Creates Hadoop Workflow System: Airflow
News  |  6/11/2015
Airflow workflow system for managing tasks is Airbnb's answer to monitoring the progress of jobs and ensuring that batches run properly in Hadoop.
Winning The War: The Evolution Of Cybercrime
Commentary  |  6/11/2015
It's no longer acceptable for businesses to play the victim when cybercrime strikes. Companies of all sizes must take action.
AI Creates Jobs: Study
News  |  6/11/2015
For knowledge workers, whose jobs consist of many tasks, the automation of a single task frees them to focus on other responsibilities. A survey of business leaders finds enthusiasm for AI as a creator of jobs and a way to deal with data.
Will 2015 Be The 'Year Of Hadoop'?
News  |  6/10/2015
Hadoop advocates say analysis of unstructured data yields predictive analytics useful to healthcare, business, and the Internet of Things machine maintenance.
Cisco Plans To Ring The World With 'Intercloud'
News  |  6/10/2015
Cisco enlists software and data center partners for its Intercloud chain of 350 worldwide, connected data centers -- big data, dev platform, and IoT included.
How CIOs Can Prepare For The Platform Economy
Commentary  |  6/10/2015
As the digital economy booms, and interconnected users rely more upon each other's contributions, products and services are on the way out, and platforms are in.
Mobile Computing In Essex County: Work Is Something You Do, Not Somewhere You Go
Commentary  |  6/10/2015
Interop London speaker Will Fensom, Head of Architecture, Security, and Configuration Management for Essex County Council, talks about his strategy.
Q&A: Simon Thorup, Enterprise Architect Of Sales, Marketing, And Innovation At The Carlsberg Group
Commentary  |  6/9/2015
A discussion of how one of the largest breweries in the world has handled the journey to digital transformation.
Hortonworks Deploys Hadoop Into Public Clouds
News  |  6/9/2015
Hortonworks Data Platform 2.3 contains ease-of-use features, including automated cluster building and deployment into AWS, Azure, or Google.
WWDC: iOS 9 Plus 5 More Predictions
News  |  6/7/2015
As the world counts down to WWDC 2015, we speculate about the new products and services that Apple might unveil. From iOS 9 to other news, here's what to watch out for.
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