Startup Humanyze's 'people analytics' wants to transform your workplace

A wearable device called the Sociometric Badge can be used to track people's social activity at work, with an eye to helping companies boost collaboration and communication.

By Katherine Noyes | 20 November, 2015 16:20

Tags: emerging technology, collaboration

What’s going on at Citrix?

News of a major restructuring at Citrix – which will include spinning off its GoTo Meeting product family – is welcomed by those who closely track the company, but the cutting of 1,000 jobs over the next half year could be a painful experience for the company.

By Brandon Butler | 19 November, 2015 18:28

Tags: Citrix

9 research projects that could transform the enterprise

From unstructured data mining to visual microphones, academic labs are bringing future breakthrough possibilities to light

Windows 10 refresh: It's an upgrade, not an update

Microsoft's guidelines are clear cut, and presumably designed to make it easier for everyone to figure out exactly what the company's doing with Windows 10. Upgrades and updates are not the same thing.

By Gregg Keizer | 13 November, 2015 18:58

Tags: Windows 10

Blame sluggish Windows 10 adoption on unenthusiastic Windows 8 and 8.1 users

Windows 10 adoption is already significantly behind the uptake pace set by its predecessor, 2013’s Windows 8.1, during its first three months, according to an analysis of OS user share.

By Gregg Keizer | 12 November, 2015 15:16

Tags: Windows 10

11 top IaaS cloud computing certifications

The best way to stay on top of the fast-changing IaaS cloud market is through training and certification. Below are 10 of the top IaaS cloud computing certifications available.

By Brandon Butler | 11 November, 2015 17:04

Tags: Amazon Web Services, Google

Microsoft's OneDrive changes: Follow the money

Microsoft could raise more than $100 million in additional annual revenue for each percentage point of OneDrive users the company prods into paying for storage space.

By Gregg Keizer | 09 November, 2015 21:58

Tags: Microsoft

Microsoft gives Config Manager the service overhaul

Microsoft will soon kick off a faster update and upgrade cadence for System Center Configuration Manager, the cornerstone of the company's enterprise-grade System Center device management suite.

By Gregg Keizer | 05 November, 2015 16:30

Tags: Windows 10

What’s behind the odd couple Microsoft-Red Hat partnership

In a collaboration that would have been unthinkable just a few years ago, Microsoft – the purveyor of the mainstream and proprietary Windows OS – has partnered with Red Hat, the champion of an enterprise-class iteration of Linux.

By Brandon Butler | 04 November, 2015 23:51

Tags: Microsoft, Red Hat

Windows 10 Preview build 10576 boasts changes so small you may miss them entirely

Rumors are swirling that this build may be the RTM version, but we're not quite there yet

By Woody Leonhard | 30 October, 2015 16:26

Tags: Microsoft, Windows 10

Clock is ticking for Dorsey as Twitter's earnings fail to impress

Twitter's earnings call on Tuesday didn't go quite as investors might have hoped. That can't be good news for Jack Dorsey, who recently took over – again -- as the struggling social media company's CEO.

By Sharon Gaudin | 28 October, 2015 23:13

Tags: twitter

Second wave of Windows 10 usage growth crests

The second and more sustained wave of week-over-week gains began on Oct. 11, peaked on Oct. 22-23 and doesn't appear to have bottomed yet.

By Gregg Keizer | 28 October, 2015 22:27

Tags: Windows 10

Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 problems proliferate

Despite firmware and driver updates, users are reporting persistent problems with Microsoft's three-day-old laptop and tablet

By Woody Leonhard | 28 October, 2015 16:07

Tags: Microsoft

Redmondology: Parsing clues about Windows 10's next update release date

When will Microsoft release the first major update to Windows 10? No one outside the company knows for sure, but Windows 10's life so far offers clues.

By Gregg Keizer | 22 October, 2015 22:08

Tags: Windows 10

9 bad programming habits we secretly love

Breaking the rules can bring a little thrill -- and produce better, more efficient code

What’s inside your containers? Why visibility and control are critical for container security

New tools focus on the integrity of containers, but there’s also the challenge of ensuring the code constituting the whole image is free from vulnerabilities

Would Twitter layoffs be smart move or bad sign?

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey isn't wasting any time making major changes in what appears to be an attempt to make the social network profitable. News reports say that Dorsey is getting ready to cut costs by reducing headcount and halting the company's plans to expand its San Francisco offices.

By Sharon Gaudin | 12 October, 2015 23:06

Tags: twitter

12 Windows 10 install issues -- and what to do about them

Having trouble installing and setting up Win10? You aren’t alone. Here are a dozen-plus of the most common problems, along with a few solutions

By Woody Leonhard | 08 October, 2015 14:00

Tags: Windows 10

Attackers target OWA for domain credentials

Why spend time targeting Active Directory for domain credentials when Outlook Web Application is just as good -- and far easier to compromise?

By Fahmida Y. Rashid | 07 October, 2015 19:43

Tags: Microsoft, exchange

Rogue Wave buys PHP technology leader Zend

The acquisition is expected to help accelerate Zend's push into large enterprises

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