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Universities Create Their Own Social Networks For Students
News  |  7/31/2013
Facebook goes only so far. Some universities are using enterprise social networks to recruit, engage and retain students.
Hyper-Inflated Tech Stats Grow 217% Crazier
Commentary  |  7/31/2013
The tech industry is rife with over-the-top, groundless predictions and estimates. Try these on for size.
Chromebooks Ready For Enterprises, Forrester Says
News  |  7/31/2013
Businesses that dismissed Google Chromebooks should now reconsider the devices, Forrester report concludes. Forrester CEO George Colony had a different view in 2011.
7 Top Career Paths After IT
Commentary  |  7/31/2013
IT professionals looking to transition to new careers have skills that particularly suit certain roles. Consider this expert advice.
Apple iOS Fingerprint Scanner Has Security Limits
News  |  7/31/2013
Thumb-scan authentication for your smartphone might sound sexy, but bypasses remain all too easy.
Gartner Tells Outsourcers: Embrace Cloud Or Die
News  |  7/31/2013
Service providers must adopt public cloud now or risk being left behind in a rapidly growing market, says study.
Microsoft Releases Office Mobile For Android Smartphones
News  |  7/31/2013
Release of Office Mobile for Android sends clear message: Microsoft will use iOS and Android to fuel Office 365 subscriptions while keeping Windows 8 protected.
SEC Investigates IBM Cloud Revenue Reporting
News  |  7/31/2013
Regulators probe how IBM recognizes cloud-computing revenues, a murky area where nascent accounting rules separate services from software licenses.
Facebook Video Ads: What To Expect
News  |  7/31/2013
Facebook can reap many millions of dollars by putting video commercials into your news feed. But the social network site needs to tread carefully.
Data-Driven Results Influence Federal Budget Cuts
News  |  7/31/2013
As agencies are forced to do more with less, they'll need a clear vision, the right tools and an eye toward innovating, says former GAO leader and Deloitte director.
NYC's Mouse Corps Gives Students Tech Design Boost
News  |  7/31/2013
High school program introduces students to a prized combination of technology, engineering and design skills.
Can Microsoft Rebound From Surface Flop?
Commentary  |  7/31/2013
Clearly, Microsoft's Surface tablets have bombed. Now what will the company do about it, and what does it mean for customers?
Samsung Galaxy Phones Edge iPhones In Consumer Satisfaction
News  |  7/31/2013
Two Samsung smartphones beat Apple's in latest American Customer Satisfaction Index.
Michael J. Fox Foundation Points Big Data At Parkinson's
Commentary  |  7/31/2013
Kaggle Challenge winner Lionsolver proves that passive data collection can improve patient care and medical research.
Google To Replace AT&T Wi-Fi At Starbucks
News  |  7/31/2013
Starbucks kicks AT&T to the curb and chooses Google to provide free Wi-Fi at its 7,000 U.S. stores; Google promises speeds up to 10 times faster.
Google Glass: Autocorrect For Your Life?
Commentary  |  7/31/2013
To offer the right assistance at the right moment, Google Glass will need workflow tech.
Doctor Profile Data Exchange In Works
News  |  7/30/2013
Data Commons hopes to make complete info about physicians, from name and address to specialty certifications, available through one online hub.
MOOC Students Attracted Most By Course Topics
News  |  7/30/2013
Of those who drop out, 68% said they got too busy to continue, according to Canvas survey.
10 Must-Try Travel Apps
Slideshows  |  7/30/2013
Travel smarter for business and pleasure with these travel apps that deliver last-minute hotel deals, sightseeing discounts and even customized packing lists.
Microsoft Releases Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview
News  |  7/30/2013
Microsoft's Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview includes a lot to make businesses happy. But even if it succeeds, the future of Windows 8's Modern UI could still be in doubt.
6 Top iOS Photo Apps
Slideshows  |  7/30/2013
Is your iPhone's Photo Stream turning into a deluge? Use these apps to edit, organize and share pictures and videos.
Remote Patient Monitoring: 9 Promising Technologies
Slideshows  |  7/30/2013
From telemedicine robots to toilet sensors, remote patient monitoring technology continues to win venture capital. These nine startups have landed funding in the past year.
Banks Struggle To Get ATMs Off Windows XP
News  |  7/30/2013
Most ATMS still run on Windows XP, according to one industry estimate. With less than nine months until Microsoft stops supporting the OS, a credit union exec explains why upgrading is so painful for financial institutions.
Mobile Health Market To Reach $26B By 2017
News  |  7/30/2013
mHealth market will grow by 61% due to sales of mobile monitoring devices and integration with mainstream medicine.
Windows Server 2012 R2 Widens Enterprise Cloud Gateway
News  |  7/30/2013
Microsoft strengthens its pursuit of the cloud-market crown with its upcoming server software update. Does it do enough to draw businesses into the cloud?
Semester Online Adds Baylor, Temple, Southern Methodist
News  |  7/30/2013
New partners join program allowing students to take semester of credit-bearing online undergraduate courses from top universities.
HTC Warns Of Q3 Loss
News  |  7/30/2013
Inventory costs, market slowdown seen as factors in company's ongoing struggles.
IBM Gets Aggressive On Linux Server Sales
News  |  7/30/2013
IBM's Power server line is struggling, so the vendor goes after x86 competitors with aggressively priced PowerLinux server and new software options.
BlackBerry Launches Q5 Smartphone In Canada
News  |  7/30/2013
BlackBerry's low-cost QWERTY smartphone reaches its home market of Canada on August 13.
Apple iOS 7 Ready For Fingerprint Scanner
News  |  7/29/2013
Forthcoming iPhones may authenticate valid users via a fingerprint scanner in the Home button.
Will Microsoft's Windows Strategy Benefit IT Managers?
News  |  7/29/2013
Microsoft is cutting prices for consumers and giving better licensing deals to computer makers. Will businesses start to see benefits, too?
How To Spot A Facebook Scam
News  |  7/29/2013
Keep your Facebook account safe and secure by watching for these four common tactics used by scammers.
Apple's Next iPhone Outed In Labor Abuse Report
News  |  7/29/2013
Coming soon: A less-expensive, plastic-backed iPhone, made by workers who earn $1.50 an hour.
How To Master The Enterprise Mobile App Lifecycle
Commentary  |  7/29/2013
Enterprises are eager to develop mobile apps, but lack skills and cohesive deployment plans. It's time to take a full life-cycle approach.
Xbox One To Offer Unlimited Cloud Storage
News  |  7/29/2013
Microsoft attempts to assuage Xbox users with free cloud, built-in Skype and other features.
Scam Android Apps Plague Google Play
News  |  7/29/2013
Victims get hit with a bill of more than $3,000 -- and given just three days to pay -- for what's labeled as an annual subscription fee to an online adult video site.
Time For Plan B At Intel
Commentary  |  7/29/2013
Windows 8's poor reception has opened a wider door for competitive platforms. Microsoft's partner in the Wintel hegemony should invest in an alternative.
Nexus 7 Reveals Android's Ongoing Flaws
Commentary  |  7/29/2013
Google's new tablet looks sharp, but software incompatibilities and system crashes plagued this test drive.
Ayasdi Analyzes Shape Of Big Data
News  |  7/29/2013
Startup melds rarefied mathematics discipline of topological analysis with machine learning techniques to glean insights from huge data sets.
Nokia To Microsoft: Can't Sell Phones Without Apps
News  |  7/29/2013
Microsoft needs to get more apps to Windows Phones faster, says Nokia VP.
Udacity: Creating A More Engaging MOOC
Commentary  |  7/26/2013
Udacity cofounder and online education pioneer David Evans sees powerful potential in platform's unique project-based approach.
Google Nexus 7 Vs. iPad Mini: 6 Key Factors
News  |  7/26/2013
Comparing the mini-tablets? Here are six reasons to embrace Google's latest 7-inch tablet.
10 More Ways IT Pros Can Gain Business Credibility
Slideshows  |  7/26/2013
If you're an IT professional with ambitions, show that you know how to make an impact on the business. Here's how.
Microsoft's Dilemma: Windows 8.1 May Not Be Enough
News  |  7/26/2013
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer tells employees that Windows 8 has underwhelmed. A turnaround depends on Windows 8.1 and his reorg plan.
Why You Need To Rethink Your IT Job
Commentary  |  7/26/2013
As new technologies change behavior, IT pros must attain new skills or risk being ignored.
Gmail Tweaks: 5 Tips For Power Users
News  |  7/26/2013
Learn how to customize Gmail's new interface, quickly add events to your calendar, transfer money with one click and more.
NASA Satellite Reveals New View Of Sun
News  |  7/26/2013
IRIS satellite captures never-before-seen details of the sun, enabling scientists to better understand its effect on Earth.
Feds Move To Open Source Databases Pressures Oracle
News  |  7/26/2013
Cost-conscious federal agencies move to open source choices, pressuring Oracle, IBM, Microsoft and Sybase to refine products, licensing agreements.
Apple Dominates Consumer Brands Poll
News  |  7/26/2013
Apple wins brand of the year from U.S. consumers in Harris Interactive poll's smartphone, tablet and PC categories.
Samsung Leads Smartphone Market
News  |  7/26/2013
Samsung reported record profits during its most recent quarter, thanks in part to strong sales of the Galaxy S4.
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