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Content posted in February 2015
11 Celebrities With Secret Nerdy Hobbies
Slideshows  |  2/27/2015
When they're not shooting films or attending award shows, some celebrities are obsessing over Lord of the Rings or building model train sets.
7 Dirty IT Words: Don't Say These In The C-Suite
Slideshows  |  2/26/2015
Want to win over the bosses? Wipe these words and phrases from your IT vocabulary.
4 DARPA Projects We Love
Slideshows  |  2/25/2015
Space exploration, self-driving vehicles, advanced biometrics, and robotics are among the cool projects in the works at DARPA that are likely to have applications in the enterprise, too.
7 Linux Facts That Will Surprise You
Slideshows  |  2/24/2015
Here are seven things we bet you didn't know about Linux and why it remains a software project of historic proportions.
Steve Jobs: 5 Things We Miss Most
Slideshows  |  2/24/2015
Let's take a moment to remember the work and ideas of the late Steve Jobs, who would have turned 60 today.
7 Emerging Technologies IT Should Study Now
Slideshows  |  2/23/2015
Staying on top of current technologies means anticipating future ones. Here, we look at seven technologies IT should be studying right now. One (or more) of these may well be the next big trend in the industry.
6 Internet Of Things Building Blocks
Slideshows  |  2/22/2015
Need an embedded system to whip up an IoT prototype? These six platforms make it easier than ever to get started with embedded programming.
Oscar Nominees: IT Lessons From The Movies
Slideshows  |  2/20/2015
The Oscars are Sunday. See how some of the best movies of the year help us learn more about IT.
BelfieStick & 7 Other Silly Smartphone Accessories
Slideshows  |  2/19/2015
From the BelfieStick to a speaker that looks like a 1980s-era cassette tape, InformationWeek looks at the truly silly in smartphone accessories. Dumb? Yes, but we love them anyway.
8 Google Projects To Watch in 2015
Slideshows  |  2/18/2015
We're highlighting Google's top 2015 projects -- from the pragmatic to the peculiar. Once you've explored the offerings, tell us which ones are your favorites -- and which ones you think are total duds -- in the comments section below.
15 Hot Skill Sets For IT Pros In 2015
Slideshows  |  2/17/2015
How do your IT skills stack up against the ones with the greatest market demand? Here's what our experts have to say.
8 iOS, Android Apps That Are Strangely Useful
Slideshows  |  2/16/2015
Your iPhone or Android smartphone can predict the weather, but can it tell you the closest flu outbreak or get a wake-up call from around the globe?
9 Most Tech-Savvy Presidents
Slideshows  |  2/15/2015
Celebrate President's Day with our votes on the best technological milestones ushered in by our nation's leaders.
6 Ways To Show Your CIO Some Love This Valentine’s Day
Slideshows  |  2/13/2015
Your IT leader deserves a little (appropriate-for-work) love, too.
5 Workplace 'Time-Wasters': Worth The Time?
Slideshows  |  2/11/2015
Studies show that activities long considered by managers to be time-wasters at work may actually boost your productivity. How many of these are part of your workday?
10 Hot Cities For IT Pros In 2015
Slideshows  |  2/11/2015
Sure, Silicon Valley is a hotspot for tech workers. But it's far from the only one, according to top tech recruiters. See if your town makes the list.
Microsoft's Satya Nadella: What's Changed A Year Later?
Slideshows  |  2/10/2015
As Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella looks towards a collaborative and holographic future, we reflect on his first year at the helm.
Tinder For Tech Jobs: 5 Apps Better Than LinkedIn
Slideshows  |  2/10/2015
These five innovative job search apps take advantage of dating-site functionality to help you find your next job while easing the pain of potential rejection.
Apple Watch: 11 Sweet Gadgets To Buy Instead
Slideshows  |  2/9/2015
The Apple Watch is coming soon. Lovely though it may be, there are other nifty devices to consider instead.
10 In-Memory Database Options Power Speedy Performance
Slideshows  |  2/9/2015
From Altibase to VoltDB, and covering options from IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP, we wrap up leading in-memory databases and add-on options. When you need speed, here are 10 tools to choose.
7 Crazy Cool Data Centers
Slideshows  |  2/9/2015
Some data centers are built in modern buildings, and some are in old paper mills or Cold War defense bunkers.
6 Microsoft Acquisitions: What Do They Mean?
Slideshows  |  2/8/2015
Microsoft bought big data, email, and machine learning businesses on its holiday shopping spree. What will they bring to its future?
9 Video Games We Love The Best
Slideshows  |  2/6/2015
Our picks for the best video games in every major genre. Check out the list (as well as some honorable mentions), then take to the comments section below, where you can hurl insults at us and nominate your favorite games in the genre.
Net Neutrality: 4 Legal Challenges To Consider
Slideshows  |  2/5/2015
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler unveiled a new open Internet proposal on Wednesday, and carriers are gearing up for battles in court. Here, we look at four legal arguments we can expect to see, and give you our best guesses about how they'll fare in court.
7 Android Apps We Love For Work
Slideshows  |  2/5/2015
These Android apps will make you better at your job. We're really looking to help you do business here. No games. No flight-checkers. No digital wallets. Just pure work apps.
Robots: We Love The Crazy Things They Do
Slideshows  |  2/4/2015
In the past year, we've made robots do some pretty crazy things. These are our favorites.
iPhone 4S, Surface Tablet, PalmPilot: 10 Mobile Gadgets We Love
Slideshows  |  2/3/2015
With Valentine's Day coming up, we're waxing nostalgic about some of our most-loved mobile devices, from the PalmPilot to the iPhone4S.
10 Cloud Migration Mistakes To Avoid
Slideshows  |  2/2/2015
Migrating to the cloud can be challenging. Here are 10 common pitfalls -- and how to sidestep them.
Super Bowl CIOs: 7 Lessons From Winning NFL Coaches
Slideshows  |  2/1/2015
The two Super Bowl XLIX coaches are controversial but interesting leaders with many lessons to teach CIOs.


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