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  • Gartner: How big trends in security, mobile, big data and cloud computing will change IT

    When you go to a Gartner conference one of he main things you'll notice is the sheer volume of data they can generate on just about any IT topic. Last week's Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, Fla., was no different. The conference, attended by some 9000 executives focused on the changes security challenges, mobile computing, big data and cloud will be bringing to IT in the near future.

    Written by Michael Cooney30 Oct. 12 14:39
  • Hadoop Creator Outlines the Future of Big Data Platform

    Doug Cutting, creator of Hadoop and founder of the Apache Hadoop Project, says big data is not hype and it's not a bubble. He lays out his vision of how Hadoop will become the Holy Grail of big data systems

    Written by Thor Olavsrud26 Oct. 12 17:15
  • Guide: How to sync your PC, smartphone, and tablet

    A few years ago businesspeople carried a laptop on the road, used a desktop PC in the office, and worked on another PC at home. Maybe they had a BlackBerry, too--but only if they were real big shots.

    Written by Loyd Case29 Sept. 11 23:55
  • Why IT won't like Mac OS X Lion Server

    Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Server adds innovative features and a new low price tag, but cuts in services and the elimination of advanced GUI administration tools may force some enterprise departments to think twice about the role of Mac servers on their networks.

    Written by John Rizzo25 July 11 23:40
  • 5 features iOS needs, in order to sway me from Android

    With Apple preparing to talk about the future of iOS at its Worldwide Developers Conference in June, and the rumor mill churning, it's time for an old tradition: the iPhone feature wish list.

    Written by Jared Newman30 March 11 07:54
  • Enterprise collaboration: 4 ways to achieve more

    A new report from Forrester Research finds that while businesses continue to adopt <a href="http://www.cio.com/article/598122">enterprise collaboration tools</a> in 2011, they're not seeing a wide range of benefits from them.

    Written by Kristin Burnham24 March 11 06:28
  • Android vs. iOS vs. Windows Phone

    The past year has been a remarkable one for smartphones, with the meteoric rise of Google's Android OS, the restart of Microsoft's mobile strategy with its much-ballyhooed release of Windows Phone 7 and the continuing success of Apple's iPhone, buoyed by its new availability to Verizon subscribers. Never has there been so much choice in the smartphone market. As a result, hype and overstatement have been the order of the day.

    Written by Preston Gralla18 March 11 05:43
  • Tablet cameras: iPad 2 vs. Xoom vs. Galaxy Tab

    Odds are, if you ask anyone waiting in line for an iPad 2, they'll list plenty of reasons why they're lusting after Apple's latest camera(s)-equipped tablet.

    Written by Tim Moynihan and Tony Leung15 March 11 05:08
  • Android Honeycomb: Powerful, but not perfect

    Honeycomb is a whole different beast from the Android we've come to know. While previous versions of Google's mobile operating system were built for smartphones, Honeycomb -- also known as Android 3.0 -- is the first to be designed specifically for tablet-size devices. And seeing it in action, it certainly shows.

    Written by JR Raphael05 March 11 06:26
  • How DRM could ensure cloud security

    Yet another survey is indicating that security is a big issue for those intending to take up cloud computing.

    Written by Keir Thomas04 Feb. 11 05:53
  • Wozniak: Voice recognition is computing's next frontier

    Look for more robust voice recognition to take hold in the realm of personal computing, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said in a brief interview this week that also touched on topics ranging from tablet computing, Oracle's acquisition strategy, and enterprise memory technology.

    Written by Paul Krill13 Jan. 11 06:33
  • Wikipedia celebrates a decade of edit wars, controversy and Internet dominance

    Wikipedia and its users are planning more than 300 celebration events across six continents for the 10th anniversary of the free, online encyclopedia that has become an Internet juggernaut by spreading access to information with a model that lets anyone edit its articles.

    Written by Jon Brodkin11 Jan. 11 23:25
  • Analysis: Why I'm not sold on mobile video chat

    Prior to CES, there were only a handful of phones with front-facing cameras: the iPhone 4, the EVO 4G and the T-Mobile myTouch 4G to name a few. This year's CES was all about 4G, for sure, but video chat is definitely one of the apps carriers love to use as an example of how great the next generation of data speeds is.

    Written by Ginny Mies09 Jan. 11 04:55
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