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10 Health Apps That Might Make You Sick
Slideshows  |  7/31/2014
As government and industry groups debate the best way to oversee healthcare apps, some questionable software hits the market.
Tesla Cars: 8 Hot Technologies
Slideshows  |  7/31/2014
Tesla Motors' electric vehicles pack plenty of technology breakthroughs. Explore the most innovative features found in these computers on wheels.
Smarter Cars: 9 Tech Trends
Slideshows  |  7/30/2014
Can your car wake you up if you get sleepy behind the wheel? Or recommend a good Mexican restaurant? These nine technologies will soon change the way we think about cars.
Cloudify Aims To Automate Cloud Troubleshooting
News  |  7/30/2014
Cloudify 3.0 gets feedback loop, combines cloud orchestration and monitoring.
HP Warns Of IoT Security Risks
News  |  7/29/2014
Many Internet of Things devices communicate insecurely, warns HP's Fortify unit.
Pivotal, Hortonworks Collaborate On Hadoop Management
News  |  7/28/2014
Pivotal pledges collaboration on Apache Ambari, Hortonwork's favored tools for managing and monitoring Hadoop.
Deep Data Trumps Big Data
News  |  7/28/2014
Finding smaller, more relevant morsels of information is the key to unlocking big data's potential, says FirstFuel's CTO.
Google Moonshot Project: Healthy Bodies
News  |  7/26/2014
Google's Baseline Study aims to model the chemistry of a healthy human body -- and unlock new clues to curing disease.
Microsoft Faces 4 Big Challenges
News  |  7/25/2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is riding high with analysts and investors -- but look at the remaining hurdles.
HP Invests $50M In Hortonworks: Hadoop Bet
News  |  7/24/2014
HP joins Intel, Google Capital in investing big on Hadoop, taking a stake in Hortonworks while deepening integrations with its platform.
Where The IT Jobs Aren't: Tech
News  |  7/24/2014
IT jobs in the tech sector will stall while non-tech industries will drive IT job growth, impacting job geography and skills, says new report.
FTC: In-App Purchase Crackdowns Reflect 'Fundamental' Rules
News  |  7/24/2014
Federal Trade Commission must observe core principles of consumer protection, regardless of the pace of technology, Commissioner Julie Brill says.
Watson Tapped By IBM, USAA To Advise Veterans
News  |  7/23/2014
IBM Watson Engagement Advisor will support USAA customers who are leaving the military. Can Watson do better than conventional web and mobile support systems?
Microsoft Earnings: 3 Big Takeaways
News  |  7/23/2014
Microsoft's cloud business is booming, but devices and consumer mindshare remain problems.
The Internet of (Passive) Things
Commentary  |  7/23/2014
IoT is not only about sensors, actuators, and connected thermostats. Manufacturers need to incorporate all bar-coded products into their plans.
When Data Hoarding Makes Sense
News  |  7/22/2014
To hoard or not to hoard? EMC's Bill Schmarzo defends the practice of saving all the data you can, even when its value is uncertain.
Teradata Acquires Hadapt, Revelytix For Big Data Boost
News  |  7/22/2014
Teradata adds data-prep, data-management, and data-analysis capabilities by buying two notable independents in the big data arena.
Optum Labs Translates Big Data Research To Clinicians
News  |  7/22/2014
Big data shows lots of promise in researchers' hands. By getting this insight to clinicians, it can really improve and save lives, says Dr. Paul Wallace of Optum Labs.
Microsoft Earnings: 3 Things To Watch
News  |  7/22/2014
Wall Street has given Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella two thumbs up, so far. But with Windows growth uncertain and Microsoft's cloud businesses still in infancy, Nadella will face questions.
Oracle Big Data SQL: 5 Key Points
Commentary  |  7/21/2014
Oracle's new big data tool won't cover all the analysis bases, but it will enable SQL-savvy professionals to query Hadoop and NoSQL sources.
Internet of Sports: How Seattle Sounders Track Performance
News  |  7/21/2014
The US soccer powerhouse uses wearable devices and data visualization to analyze the fitness levels of stars like Clint Dempsey.
IBM 2Q Results Hint Of Turnaround
News  |  7/18/2014
IBM keeps investing in growth areas, but its sales slump continues. Talks with GlobalFoundaries on chip plant takeover reportedly stall.
IBM-Apple Deal Feeds CIO App Ambitions
Commentary  |  7/17/2014
But do CIOs want Apple-only, ready-made apps? Custom, in-house apps have advantages.
CIO-CMO Relationship: Plagued By Digital Pretenders
Commentary  |  7/17/2014
Digital strategies that focus only on customer engagement are shallow. But to go deeper, CIOs and CMOs must be partners.
Tech Titans: Midyear Report Card
Commentary  |  7/17/2014
Amazon, Google, and other major tech players went on a shopping spree in the first half of 2014. Here's a look at who won, who lost, and why -- along with a peek ahead.
Apple-IBM Deal: Trouble For Google, Microsoft
News  |  7/17/2014
Apple's alliance with IBM will make it harder for Android and Windows Phone to carve a niche in the workplace.
Internet Of Things: 8 Pioneering Ideas
Slideshows  |  7/17/2014
Today's Internet of Things remains a disparate assortment of ideas and products competing for attention. These pioneers should intrigue enterprise IT.
Microsoft's Nadella: Productivity Is Our Soul
News  |  7/16/2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella promises Worldwide Partner Conference audience that productivity tools will top the company's priorities in the age of mobile and cloud.
Apple, IBM Deal: When Siri Meets Watson
Commentary  |  7/16/2014
Apple and IBM's alliance has huge potential, starting with slick, intelligent business apps that could challenge Google, Microsoft, and others.
Data-Driven Personalization: Its Time Has Come
Commentary  |  7/16/2014
Despite privacy concerns, the long-term impact will be better products and services and more loyal customers.
Internet Of Things: 4 Areas IT Can Prep
Commentary  |  7/16/2014
Most IT groups are not ready for the Internet of Things. It's time to get proactive -- or risk expensive missteps that will be difficult to fix.
Data Centers Edge Toward Innovation
News  |  7/16/2014
Our new survey shows growing demand, fixed budgets, and consolidation projects dying on the vine as CIOs look to cloud providers -- not to offload services, but to steal ideas.
6 Ways To Create An Agile Company Culture
Commentary  |  7/16/2014
Your entire company food chain must be committed to agile techniques to get any real results.
SAP, Esri Build Stronger Mapping Ties
News  |  7/15/2014
SAP and Esri port geospatial analysis to SAP Hana, bring mapping to CRM, asset-management, mobile apps, and Lumira data visualizations.
Chef Finds Docker A Close Fit
News  |  7/15/2014
Chef, a leading open-source configuration system, finds Docker's Linux containers fit into its workflow and aid DevOps-oriented operations.
Big Data Needs Democratization, CloudSigma Says
News  |  7/15/2014
CloudSigma CEO advocates for a public repository of research data accessible not only to powerful institutions, but also to everyday people.
Oracle Joins SQL-On-Big-Data Bandwagon
News  |  7/15/2014
Oracle Big Data SQL release promises secure, SQL-based access to databases, Hadoop, and NoSQL without moving data.
Microsoft Pushes Partners To Cloud
News  |  7/14/2014
At its Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft urged partners to focus on cloud services and revealed new programs and resources to help them transition.
Internet Of Household Things: Convince Me
Commentary  |  7/14/2014
My washer needs to speak to my grill? I'm talking back to IoT devices that talk behind my back.
Microsoft Azure Machine Learning: Pier 1 Digs In
News  |  7/14/2014
Microsoft's cloud-based, big data-oriented Azure Machine Learning service gets a customer-analysis workout from retailer Pier 1 Imports.
SEC Clamps Down On XBRL Filing Holdouts
News  |  7/14/2014
Advocacy groups claim SEC hasn't been applying quality control to quarterly financial filed in structured data format.
SoftLayer Cloud Business Thriving Inside IBM
News  |  7/14/2014
A year after it was acquired by IBM, SoftLayer gains SSDs, new data services, and expanded reach as IBM pursues its goal of 40 cloud centers by year's end.
How Wearables & IoT Will Go To Work
Commentary  |  7/14/2014
Join Forrester analyst J.P. Gownder and InformationWeek editors on InformationWeek Radio to discuss how wearable devices and the Internet of Things are taking hold in the workplace.
Predict The Future (Without Looking Like An Idiot)
Commentary  |  7/11/2014
Use these 8 tactics this coming budget season to force your planning in new directions.
Amazon's Next Steps Toward Cloud Domination
News  |  7/10/2014
Amazon Web Services adds Zocalo file sharing, mobile app services, and log-monitoring and analysis capabilities to its ever-expanding portfolio.
Chipmaking Spending Boom Coming
News  |  7/10/2014
Spurred by improved economy and optimism over Internet of Things and wearable devices, semiconductor industry forecasts two years of growth.
San Diego Taps Big Data To Optimize Transit
News  |  7/10/2014
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System studies bus and trolley ridership patterns using Urban Insights' predictive analysis platform.
10 More Big Data Pros To Follow On Twitter
Slideshows  |  7/10/2014
Looking for big data expertise in 140 characters or less? Here are 10 more industry players that can help.
Microsoft Enhances Azure, Office 365
News  |  7/9/2014
Microsoft sets the tone for its Worldwide Partner Conference with new Office 365 plans, Azure analytics, and storage announcements.
CloudPhysics Adds Virtual Storage Troubleshooting Service
News  |  7/9/2014
Storage Analytics app applies predictive analytics to virtual storage problems inside customers' VMware-equipped data centers.
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