The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Just a month after a top Google executive said Glass wouldn't be officially released for another year, sources say the computerized eyeglasses actually should ship by the end of this year.
By Sharon Gaudin | 21 May, 2013 10:15
The Red Cross is using apps to help warn people about potential weather calamities. One of its more popular efforts is its new Tornado app.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 21 May, 2013 00:51
Bob Metcalfe, Dave Boggs and the rest of the scientists at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center in 1973 were a lot like young developers at a Silicon Valley startup today.
By Stephen Lawson | 20 May, 2013 12:02
Managing the flow of an infinite supply of worthwhile projects through a finite IT operation takes finesse. Here's how to avoid the backlog and the chaos.
By Minda Zetlin | 20 May, 2013 10:14
Michelle McKenna-Doyle, CIO for the National Football League, is driving innovation with analytics, using sensors to track players on the field and monitoring player health and safety with lab analysis of helmets.
By Robert L. Mitchell | 20 May, 2013 10:14
Google laid out its plan for the future of search at Google I/O, talking about a search engine for mobile and desktop that not only answers your questions but has a conversation with you and offers information before you even ask for it.
By Sharon Gaudin | 16 May, 2013 10:06
At Google I/O on Wednesday, Google unveiled a streaming music service that will compete directly with the likes of Pandora and Spotify -- in what is said to be a growing market, however.
By Sharon Gaudin | 16 May, 2013 10:06
The chief of the Google Wallet operation has resigned to pursue new opportunities, another sign of continuing troubles in convincing U.S. smartphone users to adopt mobile wallets using NFC technology.
By Matt Hamblen | 10 May, 2013 14:34
Kindergarten rules for living well can get you in trouble in the corporate world. Now, there is an app for business complications of the worst type.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 09 May, 2013 10:17
Facebook last week cited mobile growth as a major contributor to its first-quarter increase in sales and profits.
By Sharon Gaudin | 06 May, 2013 20:15
Economic woes have pushed companies of all sizes to shake up data center hiring, development and other processes to better align IT and business operations.
By Fred O'Connor | 06 May, 2013 10:08
Jim Turnbull, CIO at University of Utah Health Care, says mobile technology as the next big opportunity for getting patients more involved in managing their healthcare.
By Mary K. Pratt | 06 May, 2013 10:08
Vendors are falling all over themselves to develop smartwatches. Will this be yet one more example of Microsoft getting to a market first and then failing to cash in?
By Preston Gralla | 06 May, 2013 10:08
How exactly do you make it to the data scientist big leagues? As it turns out, there is no one right path. Instead, it's largely a scramble out there on the big data field. Insider (registration required)
By Julia King | 06 May, 2013 10:08
Digital nomad Mike Elgan returns to the US. after 10 months of travel and shares these tips for working and living abroad.
By Mike Elgan | 05 May, 2013 06:10
With Intel's new CEO ready to step up next month to lead the world's largest chip maker, industry analysts don't expect to see any big change in strategy.
By Sharon Gaudin | 02 May, 2013 20:17
Apple's record-setting $17 billion bond offer this week stood in stark contrast to the company's darkest days, when in 1996 its millions in notes were rated as junk because investors wondered if the company would survive a thrashing by Microsoft
By Gregg Keizer | 02 May, 2013 11:00
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins' prediction that tablets would decline in popularity provoked debate on what will happen over the next five to 10 years to smartphones, tablets and laptops -- even wearable computers -- and what devices users might eventually prefer.
By Matt Hamblen | 01 May, 2013 19:08
Some things never happen the way that us pundits expect. Back on Independence Day in 1999 I wrote this about government taxing the purchase of goods over the Internet: "I fully believe in the ingenuity of the government when it comes to imposing taxes. We will be paying these taxes soon." Well, "soon" has not happened yet, but maybe it is getting closer.
By Scott Bradner | 29 April, 2013 21:06
Apple is clearly not Steve Jobs' company any longer, according to analysts, citing examples from its earning calls with Wall Street.
By Gregg Keizer | 26 April, 2013 20:18