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MIT Research Looks To Extend Moore’s Law
News  |  2/28/2014
For years the semiconductor world has waited for Moore's Law to reach its limit. However, new research from MIT shows how manufacturers can shrink geometries past 20 nm cost-effectively.
Chicago, Detroit To Host Manufacturing Tech Hubs
News  |  2/28/2014
Obama announces Defense Department-led initiative that aims to boost manufacturing, add jobs.
CloudSigma: One Tool For Many Cloud Workloads
News  |  2/28/2014
Swiss cloud service supplier CloudSigma, in partnership with CompatibleOne, lets customers provision and track multiple cloud workloads through a single interface.
Bring Everything: BYOD's Evolution In Higher Education
Commentary  |  2/28/2014
Support for all stripes of mobile devices -- a new Bring Your Own Everything credo -- is now a must on college campuses, in the name of productivity and safety.
Boeing Unveils Self Destructing Smartphone
News  |  2/27/2014
Rugged and super-secure Boeing Black smartphone targets government agencies involved with defense and homeland security.
Digital Strategy Test: Can You Gain Competitive Advantage?
Commentary  |  2/27/2014
Tech leaders worldwide are jazzed -- and worried -- about the chance to get an edge with digital business, author finds.
Why You Should Be Excited About Future Tech
Commentary  |  2/27/2014
Sure, robotics, the Internet of Things, data analytics, and other disruptive trends are intimidating, but they will improve our lives.
NSA Too Focused On Perimeter Defense, Clarke Says
News  |  2/26/2014
The Former White House cybersecurity adviser says the NSA's focus on perimeter security made it vulnerable to insider Edward Snowden.
CenturyLink Pursues Big Data, High Traffic Workloads
News  |  2/26/2014
Adds new set of Hyperscale servers equipped with SSDs to address most ambitious public cloud users.
NSA Scandal Darkens Cloud Discussions At RSA
News  |  2/26/2014
From Europe's efforts to create regulations for data localization to worries over the security of the cloud, the leaks of the past eight months have cast a shadow over cloud providers.
NetApp In The Cloud Age: CEO Tom Georgens Q&A
News  |  2/26/2014
NetApp's CEO discusses cloud computing realities, the CIO role, software-defined storage, the Snowden effect, and more.
Federal IT Reform Bill Passes House
News  |  2/26/2014
Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act contains far-reaching changes to the IT procurement system. It would grant greater authority to agency CIOs.
Government Cybersecurity Guidance Wanted By Private Sector
News  |  2/26/2014
Nearly 90% of IT leaders worldwide believe government needs to be involved in helping private sector firms set cyber defense strategies, Dell study finds.
Can HP Jumpstart Enterprise Windows Tablets?
News  |  2/26/2014
Apple rules today's workplace tablet scene, but HP sees an opportunity for its new Windows 8.1 business slates, introduced this week at Mobile World Congress.
Is Your Company Really A Digital Business?
Commentary  |  2/26/2014
Or does it just look like one? Here's how to tell the difference.
HIMSS14: Health IT's Next Boom Cycle
Commentary  |  2/25/2014
We've seen health informatics booms and busts before -- will this one be different?
Nokia X, Android & Microsoft: 6 Facts
News  |  2/25/2014
Nokia launched Android-based smartphones Monday at Mobile World Congress. Take a closer look at what this means for Microsoft's mobile future.
Consumers Lead Rise Of Connected Storage
Commentary  |  2/25/2014
Connected storage may mean the end to backup and recovery as enterprise systems follow the pattern consumers established with Box and Dropbox.
DARPA Targets Counterfeit Electronics
News  |  2/25/2014
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's SHIELD program aims to develop a method to authenticate electronic components.
Real-Time Analytics At Work Inside Telcos
News  |  2/25/2014
What can real-time analytics reveal? A mobile provider in New York City recently realized that 10% of its capacity was being consumed by a single application.
IT Jobs: Best Paying Titles Of 2014
Slideshows  |  2/25/2014
New Robert Half data shows IT hiring and compensation both rising. Check out the most lucrative IT job titles -- and understand the value of bonus skills.
5 Skills CEOs Prize In CIOs
Commentary  |  2/24/2014
You want to be a CIO? The road to the top isn't about what you want. It's about fulfilling the expectations of your boss and peers.
Stop The Cloud, I Want To Get Off
Commentary  |  2/24/2014
Hardly any of the services that vendors market as "cloud" adhere to the 2011 NIST definition. No wonder we're so confused.
Government IT: 5 Ways To Measure Value
Commentary  |  2/24/2014
Federal CIOs must do a better job of creating and using metrics if IT is to earn the respect it deserves as a value generator instead of a money drain.
What Google Glass Can Teach IT
Commentary  |  2/24/2014
Google Glass and other easy-to-use wearable devices underscore the importance of user-friendliness in the enterprise.
Big Data Hiring: 5 Facts From The Field
Commentary  |  2/24/2014
Consider this creative advice for big data job hunters and hiring managers from EMC and Pivotal execs.
CIO To CIO: Advice On ACOs
Commentary  |  2/24/2014
Healthcare CIOs share their advice on coping with the rise of accountable care organizations and the crush of regulation.
Windows 8 Devices Get Cheap
News  |  2/22/2014
Microsoft will reportedly cut Windows license fees to encourage production of sub-$250 Windows 8 devices, including non-touch PCs.
Digital Civic Engagement: US Lags
News  |  2/21/2014
A 10-nation study finds Singapore, Norway, and the United Arab Emirates do a better job of providing citizens with online and mobile services.
White House Targets Patent Trolls
News  |  2/21/2014
Obama administration reports progress, announces three new executive actions, to promote patent reform.
Is Mobile VoIP A Telco Killer?
Commentary  |  2/20/2014
Customers change slowly, but they won't pay for voice calls forever if alternative apps save money and improve quality.
Intel's Big Data Play: 5 Facts
News  |  2/20/2014
Intel ruled the PC era. Can it do the same in the age of big data and the Internet of Things?
DHS Cancels Plan For License-Plate Tracking System
News  |  2/20/2014
Amid rising privacy concerns, senior Homeland Security leaders say they didn't know about proposal to develop new database system.
Digital Business Strategy: 8 Gut-Check Questions
Commentary  |  2/20/2014
It's the right time to ask the uncomfortable questions.
Women, IT & The Outrage Machine
Commentary  |  2/20/2014
Business is booming for pundits who get their clicks bemoaning the existential danger of gender imbalances in high tech. But guess what? It's irrational BS.
Think Today's Data Is Big? Wait 10 Years
News  |  2/20/2014
If a petabyte won't qualify as big data, what will? Cleversafe's founder explains.
FCC: We're Not Done With Net Neutrality
News  |  2/20/2014
Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler challenges last month's court ruling, moves forward with plans to create a new version of rules promoting an open Internet.
DHS Pursues License Plate Tracking Service
News  |  2/19/2014
Department of Homeland Security seeks private company to run national tracking service. DHS cites immigration applications; privacy advocates raise questions.
Defense Dept. Inks $40.5M Deal For Adobe Software
News  |  2/19/2014
The DOD expects to save $16.6 million under a three-year contract with CDW-G giving the Army, Air Force, and DISA access to Adobe technologies.
LinkedIn Expands Blogging Capability
News  |  2/19/2014
LinkedIn plans to open its publishing platform to all users who want to share career insights and advice.
Microsoft OneDrive: Cloud Storage Freebies
News  |  2/19/2014
Microsoft officially rebrands SkyDrive as OneDrive, adding new features and launching promotions in the process.
Enterprise Cloud Adoption: 5 Hard Truths
Commentary  |  2/19/2014
Everest Group lead analyst Jimit Arora looks at five factors that can determine successful cloud adoption in the enterprise.
Can You Deliver Antifragile Mobile Apps?
Commentary  |  2/19/2014
In a mobile business, it's not enough to be resilient against unexpected problems -- you need to always be testing for failure.
Meet iPaaS: Gartner Ranks New Cloud Service Pioneers
News  |  2/19/2014
Gartner creates new cloud category -- integration platform-as-a-service -- and starts tracking a new class of service providers.
How FedRAMP Can Accelerate Cloud Adoption
Commentary  |  2/18/2014
Federal IT leaders can foster cloud adoption by incorporating automated, repeatable security processes.
Software Is Key For Wearables In The Enterprise
Commentary  |  2/18/2014
Devices look cool on one's wrist, but it's the functionality of the software that will make or break wearables in business.
LinkedIn Privacy: 5 Safety Tips
News  |  2/18/2014
Protect your LinkedIn account by browsing securely, keeping your activity private, and recognizing signs of malicious behavior.
Healthcare IT In The Obamacare Era
News  |  2/18/2014
Modern technology created the opportunity to restructure the healthcare industry around accountable care organizations, but IT priorities are also being driven by the shift.
4 Biggest Custom Software Buying Mistakes
Commentary  |  2/18/2014
Procurement is broken. Here's how companies can avoid the biggest blunders.
How To Reach For Cloud Without Disrupting Business
Commentary  |  2/18/2014
Integration as a service via a cloud-based platform offers a way to live with existing business processes and applications.
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