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  • Google+ Noticeably Absent at Google I/O

    Google didn't just ignore its social network at its developer conference this week, writes CIO.com's Matt Kapko. It's already acting as if Google+ doesn't exist at all.

    Written by Matt Kapko27 June 14 06:58
  • 10 Bad Coding Practices That Wreck Software Development Projects

    Most of the time, software developers do the right thing. On those rare occasions when they don't, bad things can happen. Avoiding these common coding practices will make your work easier -- and your software more secure and scalable to boot.

    Written by Paul Rubens26 June 14 23:54
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  • 10 Back-to-School Laptop Buying Tips

    Today's students need a good dose of technology to do their best work. But the market for consumer tech is both crowded and confusing. Before you invest in a laptop--and, yes, you should get your student a laptop--here are 10 important considerations.

    Written by James A. Martin07 Aug. 13 12:50
  • Big Data ROI Will Take Time, Clear Goals and Talent

    The big data market is expected, by one estimate, to grow more than 30 percent annually until the end of the decade. But more than half of big data projects fail--and even those that do succeed can fall apart if the findings aren't applied to operational efficiencies. Ron Bodkin, CEO of Think Big Analytics, offers advice to help you prevent your business from becoming just another statistic.

    Written by Brian Eastwood22 July 13 14:45
  • In-Memory Technology Speeds Up Data Analytics

    Long the purview of financial firms looking for an edge as they make lightning-fast transactions, in-memory technology is starting to catch the attention of many firms that conduct real-time analysis.

    Written by John Moore26 June 13 13:02
  • How Small Businesses Can Manage Their Online Reputation

    Small business owners face numerous anonymous threats in the Internet era. While keeping bullies, trolls and extortionists at bay online is similar to what you should do in real life, repairing the damage they can do to your business requires a different set of reputation management skills that make the online 'noise' they create disappear.

    Written by Nathan Segal12 Nov. 12 14:25
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  • Amazon Web Services Sharpens Focus on Public Sector

    Hardly content to rest on its laurels, Amazon is adding clients in the government, education and nonprofit sectors, vying for public-sector contracts and looking to build its apps marketplace into a research and development hub.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin27 June 14 03:47
  • Facebook Takes Another Swipe at Snapchat With Slingshot

    Facebook is taking another run at Snapchat. This time with an app that works more like a boomerang than a slingshot. The app's unique features and silly sounds make for a playful experience, but CIO.com's Matt Kapko writes it's also an awkward, unnatural and never-ending way to live life in the moment.

    Written by Matt Kapko20 June 14 05:21
  • Why You Need to Load Test Your Website

    There are multiple approaches to load testing your website, but one thing is certain: Organizations that fail to see how their sites will handle sudden surges in traffic do so at their own risk.

    Written by Jen A. Miller18 June 14 23:58
  • Why mobile strategies are stalling at many enterprises

    CIOs know the value of having a mobile strategy. So why aren't companies doing it right? A study from Accenture sheds some light on why some companies aren't moving forward fast enough with their mobility initiatives.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige12 June 14 09:47
  • Snapchat Must Either Grow Up or Risk Disappearing

    Snapchat had a rough May, and that's even before taking into account the massive competitive threats it faces from Apple and Facebook. The company has a lot of growing up to do. And it better do it fast.

    Written by Matt Kapko11 June 14 23:27
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