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Google, Sanofi Focus On Diabetes Data
News  |  8/31/2015
Google and Sanofi want to make real-time data more useful for diabetes patients and clinicians.
Google Chrome Support For Flash Ads Ends Sept. 1
Commentary  |  8/31/2015
Google's Chrome browser will no longer support Flash-based ads starting Sept. 1. This follows several months of problems with Adobe's Flash platform.
Android Wear For iOS Launches
News  |  8/31/2015
iPhone owners can now interact with Android Wear devices.
How Allstate Uses Mobile Data To Enhance Customer Experience
Commentary  |  8/31/2015
Allstate had to stretch its organizational muscles to bring Drivewise Mobile to market. In the process, the company brought together a cross-functional team that included assorted IT disciplines and business professionals with competencies in consumer relationships, insurance products, and user experience.
Google OnHub Router: My First 24 Hours
Slideshows  |  8/31/2015
Google's OnHub is a router for people who don't want to deal with routers. Here's what it looks like, inside and out.
9 NoSQL Pioneers Who Modernized Data Management
Slideshows  |  8/30/2015
The folks profiled here are tackling data management for the Internet Age, helping us all understand what can be done with a mass of unstructured information. See how their work has transformed the way we handle databases.
iPhone 6s: Bigger Upgrade Than Previously Thought?
Commentary  |  8/30/2015
Apple is set to show off the iPhone 6s on Sept. 9. This year's device may pack a heavier punch than previous "S" models.
Facebook Claims 1 Billion Users In 1 Day
Commentary  |  8/29/2015
A business milestone or a sign of the apocalypse? Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says the social media site had one billion users in one day.
Windows 10 Hits 75 Million Installs, Windows 95 At 20: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/29/2015
After Windows 95 turned 20, we learned about the future of Windows 10, SharePoint Server 2016, and Cortana for Android.
Apple's Sept. 9 Event: Expect iPhone 6s, Siri Upgrades
News  |  8/28/2015
Apple has officially confirmed its Sept. 9 event with a typically mysterious invitation. The company is expected to roll out the iPhone 6s, along with Siri and Apple TV updates.
Apple Watch Debuts At No. 2 In Wearables Market
Commentary  |  8/28/2015
Apple sells 3.6 million smartwatches in its opening quarter, blasting past competitors Samsung, Garmin, and Xiaomi to consume 20% of the overall wearables market.
Velostrata Hybrid Offers Public Cloud Compute, On-Premises Data
News  |  8/28/2015
Velostrata emerges from stealth to showcase its hybrid cloud that keeps enterprise data behind the firewall while leveraging the public cloud's power for compute.
Amazon Underground Makes In-App Goods Free
News  |  8/28/2015
Android developers now have the option to be paid by the minute rather than by fees for in-app items.
Facebook M Digital Assistant Blends AI, Human Knowledge
Commentary  |  8/27/2015
Digital assistants are all the rage and Facebook's M is the latest in a market that includes Siri, Cortana, Google Now, and Amazon's Echo. However, Facebook is teaming up AI and humans.
3D Printers: IT's Next Great Data Challenge
Commentary  |  8/27/2015
Many tech professionals think of 3D printing as little more than a toy, even though it's in full production swing in manufacturing operations. Gartner and other researchers predict major growth for 3D printing in the enterprise, raising a host of data protection issues for IT professionals. Here's what you need to know.
WiFi Pioneer Cees Links: IoT Is Like A Butler
News  |  8/27/2015
A WiFi pioneer says we need to rethink how the Internet of Things is being marketed and sold. For starters, how about finding a better name?
Windows 10: 75 Million Downloads And Counting
News  |  8/26/2015
Microsoft's newest operating system experiences intense growth, surpassing 75 million installs one month after launch.
VMware Fusion 8 Supports Windows 10, El Capitan
Commentary  |  8/26/2015
VMware's Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro virtualization software versions support both Microsoft's Windows 10 and Apple's upcoming El Capitan version of Mac OS X.
Smartphones: Making Us More Social Or Less?
Commentary  |  8/26/2015
People use smartphones more often, and in a greater variety of ways, to contribute to -- and avoid -- group gatherings, according to new Pew research.
Modern Data Centers: How We'll Get There
Modern Data Centers: How We'll Get There
InformationWeek Videos  |  8/26/2015
Chris Murphy (left), former InformationWeek editor, discusses how enterprises can future-proof their data centers. The other participants are (from left), VMWare's Bill Fathers, Boeing's Mike Stothers, and eBay's Sri Shivananda -- all attending the InformationWeek Conference 2015.
Ashley Madison Fallout: Investigations, Lawsuits, Lessons
Commentary  |  8/26/2015
The fallout from the Ashley Madison breach continues, offering some surprise lessons for CIOs and IT professionals on how to respond to a very public event.
11 Windows 10 Apps For Your Upgraded PC
Slideshows  |  8/26/2015
The new Windows Store is a highlight of Windows 10. What are the best apps it has to offer?
Electronic Warrantless Surveillance: What IT Should Know
Commentary  |  8/26/2015
Today, in the name of public safety, federal and local government agencies are piling up advanced technologies to monitor people, with little regard for the basic principles of privacy. Here's what businesses and individuals need to know.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Stylus Can Damage Smartphone
Commentary  |  8/25/2015
Inserting the S Pen backwards can wreck the Galaxy Note 5's ability to detect the stylus.
Hortonworks Hears An Opportunity With Onyara
News  |  8/25/2015
Hortonworks is looking to create a bigger presence for itself in the Hadoop marketplace with the acquisition of startup Onyara, which specializes in NiFi development for Apache.
WileyFox Swift, Storm Smartphones Enter Market In Flux
News  |  8/25/2015
WileyFox is offering highly-customizable smartphones -- Swift and Storm -- with high-quality materials as the worldwide smartphone market slows down.
Microsoft's Cortana For Android Beta Released
Commentary  |  8/25/2015
Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant is now available for Android smartphones through a beta release.
How Do it Best Corp. Mixes IT, Business
Commentary  |  8/25/2015
Do it Best Corp.'s IT department has shifted processes and changed its culture to keep up with the needs of a rapidly changing marketplace.
MasterCard Hackathons Combine Community, Commerce
News  |  8/25/2015
MasterCard sees coding contests as a way to engage with developers and to promote its payment technology, all with an eye toward corporate social responsibility.
Android Lock Patterns Laughably Easy To Guess
Commentary  |  8/24/2015
A researcher shows that people rely on weak Android lock patterns just as they do weak passwords.
7 Hot Hackathons Worth Watching
Slideshows  |  8/24/2015
Whether or not you're a developer, hackathons offer a lot to pique your interest. Take a look at seven hackathons that showcase the breadth of topics and creativity you'll find at these events.
Building Apps Without Code: 7 Options For Your Enterprise
Slideshows  |  8/23/2015
Application building no longer means learning to code. Here are seven products and services that can help you develop apps without developing programming skills.
Windows Server 2016 Preview, Surface Pro 4 Rumors: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/22/2015
Microsoft delivers preview builds for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 as the rumor mill leaks news of a massive October hardware launch.
Ashley Madison Breach Should Spark Security Conversation
Commentary  |  8/22/2015
As people sift through the Ashley Madison data dump, this massive breach should spark a conversation among IT and security professionals, especially ones who work in the government and cyber-security fields.
Drones Need Geo-Fencing, Says Sen. Schumer
News  |  8/21/2015
Senator Charles Schumer is proposing a new FAA amendment as government officials seek more ways to keep drones under control.
Go Programming Language Is Growing Up
Commentary  |  8/21/2015
The Go programming language hits version 1.5 with new features and a new maturity.
10 Mobile Games To Ease Your Commute
Slideshows  |  8/21/2015
As summer draws to a close, we highlight 10 recent and upcoming mobile games that will help you ease back into your hectic worklife and face the fourth quarter with a smile.
Microsoft's October Event: Surface Pro 4, New Lumia Phones?
News  |  8/20/2015
Reports suggest Microsoft is planning a large-scale October launch event with a focus on new hardware that may include the Surface Pro 4 and new Lumia smartphones.
Office 365 Tops Business Cloud Apps, Study Finds
News  |  8/20/2015
Microsoft Office 365 is the most frequently deployed business app across the globe, according to a report that studied 4,000 off-the-shelf cloud-based products.
Ad Blocking Costing Websites $21B In Revenue, Report Finds
Commentary  |  8/20/2015
A new report from PageFair and Adobe finds ad blocking software will cost websites more than $21 billion in lost revenue this year, and that's only expected to increase in 2016.
iPad Pro's Arrival Timed For Fourth Quarter
Commentary  |  8/20/2015
Apple's big-screened iPad Pro won't enter mass production until September or October, and the business-oriented tablet may come with a stylus.
Intel Developer Forum: Spiders, Flying Sharks, And Drones
Slideshows  |  8/20/2015
The future may be unwritten, but we have pictures.
Google’s OnHub Router Promises Easier WiFi
News  |  8/19/2015
With OnHub, Google hopes to simplify home networking, to encourage interest in IoT devices.
Autonomous Cars In, Big Data Out In Gartner Hype Cycle
Commentary  |  8/19/2015
Gartner's annual Hype Cycle is out, and IoT and autonomous cars are in this year. Big data, however, is losing some of its luster.
Apple Watch Owners Give Apple Pay A Boost
News  |  8/19/2015
A Wristly survey indicates those who own an Apple Watch find the company's contactless payment platform, Apple Pay, to be a solid match.
Windows 10 Upgrade? Try A MacBook
Commentary  |  8/19/2015
There are a number of reasons why Macs are worth considering as you migrate to Windows 10.
Intel CEO Sees A Bright Future For IoT, Developers
News  |  8/19/2015
Tiny computers, real-time depth sensing, and breakthrough memory technology are among the innovations featured at this year's Intel Developer Forum. CEO Brian Krzanich detailed how connected devices will change the way we all do business.
Netflix Completes Its Cloud Journey
Commentary  |  8/18/2015
By the end of the summer, Netflix will close its last data center and move its entire streaming service to the cloud with help from AWS. It's a lesson for companies large and small.
IBM's LinuxONE Mainframe: What's Old Is New Again
Commentary  |  8/18/2015
Linux on a mainframe is not a new idea. Red Hat and SUSE are already there. Linux on an affordable mainframe is the new idea.
7 Hot Advances In Email Security
Slideshows  |  8/18/2015
Despite gaping security holes, email is too entrenched in business communications to go away. Consider these 7 ways to bolster email security and help IT admins sleep easier at night.
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