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Content posted in April 2015
NASA MESSENGER Prepares For Impact On Mercury
Slideshows  |  4/29/2015
NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft is beaming back some final, incredible photos as it prepares to smash into the planet's surface -- a hard landing for the first spacecraft to orbit Mercury.
Time Killers At Work: How To Avoid Them
Slideshows  |  4/29/2015
Here are four ways we lose precious time at work, and alternatives that can return hours to our weeks.
9 Top-Paying Tech Firms: Glassdoor
Slideshows  |  4/28/2015
The tech sector dominates Glassdoor's list of the top 15 highest-paying companies in the US.
20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2015
Slideshows  |  4/27/2015
We hand-picked these 20 real-world projects from among the InformationWeek Elite 100 winners, looking for ideas that would spark new thinking in your IT organizations.
Tech Buying: 6 Reasons Why IT Still Matters
Slideshows  |  4/27/2015
Making major tech purchases, especially big data analytics and business intelligence tools, without consulting IT may cause major problems. Here's why.
Delivery Drone Or Death Machine?
Slideshows  |  4/26/2015
Drones can help or harm. Figuring out how to respond to them isn't going to be easy.
Apple Watch: My In-Store Demo
Slideshows  |  4/25/2015
The first shipment of Apple Watches reached eager owners on April 24. We stopped at an Apple Store in New York City to test one out.
Windows 10 Build 10061: App Revamps Galore
Slideshows  |  4/24/2015
Microsoft updated its Windows 10 technical preview with a new build: 10061. This offers new mail and calendar apps, tablet optimization, and a refreshed Start menu.
10 Apple Watch Apps For Business, Productivity
Slideshows  |  4/23/2015
Salesforce, Microsoft, and Evernote are three of many companies developing Apple Watch apps focused on productivity and collaboration.
Hubble Telescope: 25 Years Of Stunning Images
Slideshows  |  4/22/2015
In celebration of the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th year in low-Earth orbit, InformationWeek has taken a selection of some of the craft's most stunning and awe-inspiring photos, which explore the far reaches of our galaxy and beyond -- pictures that truly define the phrase "out of this world."
Microsoft Office On Android: How To Install
Slideshows  |  4/22/2015
Microsoft is looking to expand its Office suite beyond its traditional base. Here's a look at how to install and use Office on Android smartphones and tablet.
10 Trailblazing Companies For Women In IT
Slideshows  |  4/21/2015
On the following pages, we'll take you beyond the tech sector to highlight companies across all industries that provide strong, supportive, and flexible work environments for female employees.
Plan X: DARPA's Revolutionary Cyber Security Platform
Slideshows  |  4/21/2015
DARPA's Plan X aims to make active cyber defense more accessible to the masses through agility, training, and intuitive interfaces.
10 IT Hiring Trends Confounding Private, Public-Sector CIOs
Slideshows  |  4/20/2015
State government CIOs have some of the same hiring problems as their private-business counterparts. Here are 10 of the biggest trends in IT hiring and what executives can do to get the best talent.
Windows 10: Your PC Is Headed For The Cloud
Slideshows  |  4/19/2015
Windows 10 could well be the trigger that will drive the growth of cloud-based virtual desktop integration. Here's why.
Surface 3 Vs. Surface Pro 3: Picking The Right Tablet
Slideshows  |  4/17/2015
The Surface 3, the newest hybrid from Microsoft, packs the hallmarks of Surface Pro 3 into a thinner and lighter device.
5 Cyberwar Threats Worth Watching
Slideshows  |  4/16/2015
Approximately 60 nation-states are presently developing their own advanced cyber warfare programs.
Cloud Certifications To Boost Your IT Skills
Slideshows  |  4/15/2015
Cloud computing has been one of the fastest-growing IT trends for the last several years. If you're an IT pro looking to move up the ladder or make more money, check out our list of certifications than can set you on your path.
10 Astonishing Email Habits
Slideshows  |  4/14/2015
The world's biggest study into our email habits reveals some strange behaviors we might want to consider breaking.
How 'Dash' Buttons Could Work For IT
Slideshows  |  4/13/2015
If the Amazon Dash button could be used for repetitive household activities, could something similar be used for repetitive IT support tasks? Well, yes and no.
Microsoft Office 365 MDM: Hits And Misses
Slideshows  |  4/12/2015
Microsoft is offering free mobile device management (MDM) features for all commercial users of its Office 365 cloud-based services. Here we break down what it can and can't do for your organization.
Robot Villains: What They Teach Us
Slideshows  |  4/11/2015
This year's National Robotics Week, April 4-12, occurred as warnings against "killer robots" reached a fever pitch. Robots, however, are but tools -- tools that do their masters' bidding, as they have been programmed to do. Here are three examples of the lessons we can learn from fictional robot villains to prevent the apocalyptic future that Neo-Luddites fear.
New York Auto Show: Cool Cars With Hot Tech
Slideshows  |  4/10/2015
The 2015 New York Auto Show was a hotspot for new cars and in-car technology from Cadillac, Lexus, Nissan, Chevrolet, and others.
These 8 Technologies Could Make Robots Better
Slideshows  |  4/10/2015
Robots are collections of technologies. Which technologies meant for other industries will find their way into robots soon?
Microsoft at 40: 5 Successes, 5 Failures
Slideshows  |  4/9/2015
In honor of Microsoft's 40th birthday, InformationWeek reflects on the successes, failures, and lessons learned that built the company as it stands today.
4 DARPA Bionic Projects That Help Humanity
Slideshows  |  4/8/2015
DARPA-funded achievements in prosthetics and "cyborg" implants stand to improve the lives of countless disabled people - and, possibly, open up a whole new world of bionic super-abilities.
When Robots Attack
Slideshows  |  4/7/2015
When robots fight, they don't last long. That's okay, because they're educating and entertaining us as they tear each other apart.
How To Make Passwords Obsolete
Slideshows  |  4/7/2015
Why do we still rely on the human-memorized password for authentication? Here are seven alternatives worth considering.
Robots Unleashed: 4 Reasons We're Not Doomed
Slideshows  |  4/6/2015
Protesters are criticizing the economic and social impact of robots. Doomsayers are likening the AI revolution to the end times. Here's why they're mistaken.
10 Linux Distros You Need To Know
Slideshows  |  4/6/2015
Wondering which Linux distribution is right for your organization? Check out our quick guide to find the distro with the features and capabilities you need.
10 Robots You'll Be Happy To Call Master
Slideshows  |  4/4/2015
National Robotics Week is April 4-12, and we'll be celebrating with you, starting with today's list of our favorite robots.
4 Video Games Every Office Should Play Together
Slideshows  |  4/3/2015
Video games are more than just fun and games. Learn how the right games can create a more collaborative, loyal and effective staff.
10 Management Books Every CIO Should Read
Slideshows  |  4/2/2015
On the rare occasions when you do have time to read, these hand-picked titles will give you a return on your investment.
10 Apple Acquisitions: What Do They Mean?
Slideshows  |  4/1/2015
Apple has a habit of buying tech companies. Let's look at its most recent acquisitions and in what ways each might enhance the company's future.


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