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Telerik frees HTML5 collection of components

Borrowing a page from the recently revised Microsoft playbook, development tools maker Telerik has released as open source the bulk of its Kendo software library of components for building Web and mobile applications

By Joab Jackson | 19 April, 2014 07:07

Tags: Development tools, Web services development, application development, software, Telerik

Enterprise who? Google says little about Apps, business cloud services in Q1 report

Google did little during its first-quarter earnings report to shush critics who say its Enterprise unit is a second-class citizen in its kingdom.

By Juan Carlos Perez | 18 April, 2014 08:23

Tags: applications, development platforms, e-mail, software, Office suites, internet, cloud computing, Software as a service, collaboration, Infrastructure services, Google

Where's my gigabit Internet, anyway?

For Americans used to roughly 10Mbps broadband connections, the idea of gigabit Internet can feel a little like science fiction. Streaming 4K video without hiccups? Enormous file downloads happening in seconds? Oh, sure.

By Jon Gold | 18 April, 2014 08:04

Tags: Wi-Fi, IDC, Networking, wireless, anti-malware, WLANs / Wi-Fi

For Red Hat, it's RHEL and then...?

Red Hat is hosting its annual summit this week - this year in San Francisco - where the company is seemingly basking in the glory of making more than a billion dollars off a free open source project.

By Brandon Butler | 18 April, 2014 03:06

Tags: Google, Cloud, software, internet, Capita, cloud computing, Red Hat

With Google Glass, the doctor can see you now

Emergency room physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are four months into a pilot program where they are using Google's computerized eyeglasses to help treat patients.

By Computerworld Staff | 17 April, 2014 20:38

Tags: Mobile/Wireless, Google, Networking, wireless, DMC, healthcare IT, mobile, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, mobile apps

SAP reports strong growth in cloud amid slow overall revenue growth

SAP reported a strong growth in cloud revenue and fast adoption of its HANA platform in the first quarter, while its software revenue dipped from the same quarter in the previous year.

By John Ribeiro | 17 April, 2014 16:46

Tags: business issues, applications, Customer Relationship Management, enterprise resource planning, SAP, financial results, software, internet, cloud computing, business intelligence, Data management

Connecting for Good wrestles Kansas City's digital divide

The digital divide isn't some esoteric, policy-wonk concept to Michael Liiamatta, president of Connecting for Good, a nonprofit IT support group based in Kansas City, Mo.

By Matt Hamblen | 17 April, 2014 05:58

Tags: wireless networking, Google, consumer electronics, Networking, at&t, smartphones, wireless, internet

Still deploying 11n Wi-Fi? You might want to think again

In this Network World Digital Spotlight, "Harnessing Gigabit Wi-Fi," we do a deep dive on the latest Wi-Fi developments.

By John Dix | 17 April, 2014 05:05

Tags: Wi-Fi, EE, Networking, Wi-Fi Alliance, wireless, anti-malware, WLANs / Wi-Fi

Net neutrality ruling complicates US transition to IP networks

The transition from copper-based telephone systems to IP networks in the U.S. could become swept up in political fallout as the FCC figures out how to regulate such networks in ways that will appease the courts.

By Grant Gross | 17 April, 2014 04:18

Tags: telephony, telecommunication, Bob Quinn, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Public Knowledge, Jonathan Banks, Larry Downes, 3g, 4g, Tom Wheeler, USTelecom, at&t, voip, Harold Feld, U.S. Federal Communications Commission, government, Matt Wood, broadband, free press, regulation, Jodie Griffin

Teardown: Galaxy S5 parts cost 21% more than iPhone 5S

The Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with an "astronomical" cost for materials of $251.52 for the 32 GB version, according to a teardown estimate by IHS Technology.

By Matt Hamblen | 17 April, 2014 01:59

Tags: Mobile/Wireless, Networking, Android, smartphones, wireless, IHS, mobile, Verizon Wireless, galaxy, Apple, consumer electronics, Reuters

Developers get access to more Sony camera features

Developers will be able to build applications to remotely control two Sony lens cameras, using new features the company has added to an SDK.

By Mikael Ricknäs | 17 April, 2014 01:27

Tags: Development tools, application development, Digital camcorders, consumer electronics, software, sony, digital cameras

Big data drives 47% growth for top 50 public cloud companies

Big data analytics are driving rapid growth for public cloud computing vendors with revenues for the top 50 public cloud providers shooting up 47% in the fourth quarter last year to $6.2 billion, according to Technology Business Research Inc.

By Brandon Butler | 16 April, 2014 08:19

Tags: Configuration / maintenance, maintenance, applications, Networking, hardware systems, infrastructure management, big data, data mining, internet, cloud computing, Data Center, management, IDC, Cloud, software, system management, server, application management

Red Hat adds muscle to Docker container technology

Red Hat is looking to advance the Docker Linux container application for wider enterprise use.

By Joab Jackson | 16 April, 2014 07:34

Tags: Linux, open source, middleware, software, data integration, operating systems, Red Hat

Canonical's new Ubuntu focuses on the long haul

As organizations move in-house systems to the cloud, Canonical wants them to consider switching their OSes as well.

By Joab Jackson | 16 April, 2014 02:36

Tags: Linux, open source, canonical, software, operating systems

Buying Google Glass today? 7 things you should know

Not one of the approximately 8,000 Google Glass Explorers but wish you were? If so, today is the day pick up a pair, but there are a few things you should know.

By Sharon Gaudin | 16 April, 2014 02:15

Tags: Mobile/Wireless, Google, consumer electronics, Networking, Emerging Technologies, hardware systems, wireless, Personal Technology, mobile

Riverbed re-brands storage offerings, adds to the stack

Riverbed Technology Tuesday released a rebranded SteelFusion line of storage appliances, signaling its intention to further centralize its branch office lines and combine as much functionality as possible into a single device.

By Jon Gold | 16 April, 2014 01:17

Tags: management, Traffic management, Networking, Riverbed Technology, wan optimization, LAN & WAN

Microsoft kicks off sales of lower-priced Office subscription in bid for iPad dollars

Five weeks after announcing a lower-cost subscription to Office, Microsoft today started selling Office 365 Personal to consumers.

By Gregg Keizer | 15 April, 2014 22:47

Tags: Mobile/Wireless, applications, Networking, Microsoft, wireless, software, internet, cloud computing, mobile, Apple

Fon pitches Wi-Fi router with Spotify integration via Kickstarter

Free Wi-Fi aggregator Fon is hoping to boost the popularity of its network with the Gramofon, a router that integrates music streaming. The first service to be added is Spotify, but more are on the way.

By Mikael Ricknäs | 15 April, 2014 21:40

Tags: Internet-based applications and services, Fon, Networking, qualcomm, Music and audio, wireless, internet, WLANs / Wi-Fi

Connected stuff is catching on -- just don't call it IoT

Many organizations today are looking for things that talk to the Internet. Sensors, cameras, medical equipment and even snowplows are on that wish list.

By Stephen Lawson | 15 April, 2014 11:49

Tags: Ford Motor Company, Cisco Systems, Networking, internet, IT management, AGT International, mobile

Box patches Heartbleed flaw in its cloud storage systems

Box has patched the Heartbleed security hole on its servers and has advised its customers to change their passwords.

By Juan Carlos Perez | 15 April, 2014 05:05

Tags: security, storage, internet, cloud computing, Software as a service, Box.net

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