Many U.S. residents who have written the FCC to voice concerns about the move from copper-based telephone networks to Internet Protocol are concerned about the potential effects on health from mobile-headset radiation and what happens when the electricity goes out.
By Grant Gross | 17 April, 2014 04:23
Companies are engaged in a kind of arms race with competitors to see how many apps they can get everyone to use. But this aggressive push for more apps is going to end up giving users app fatigue.
By Mike Elgan | 12 April, 2014 21:20
There's never been a better time to explore opportunities as a technology contractor. The potential payoffs can benefit both workers and companies.
By Michael Kirven | 07 April, 2014 23:04
There's no question that today's Microsoft is a whole new company. Many of the changes announced under the leadership of CEO Satya Nadella were initiated under his predecessor, Steve Ballmer. But it's clear that it's a whole new Microsoft.
By Mike Elgan | 05 April, 2014 22:24
With its Enterprise Mobility Suite, Microsoft will make it easier for companies to manage a range of devices, including those running Apple's iOS and Google's Android. It's a smart move, says columnist Ryan Faas.
By Ryan Faas | 04 April, 2014 21:15
Premier 100 IT Leader Doris Peek also answers questions on the value of education and of learning about the business.
By Doris Peek | 04 April, 2014 03:01
The end of Microsoft support is fast approaching, and the company still has a lot of machines running the old Windows operating system.
By J.F. Rice | 02 April, 2014 02:52
It was a loony week in Silicon Valley. Four major technology companies announced expensive and risky programs to become less like themselves and more like their competitors.
By Mike Elgan | 29 March, 2014 22:04
Consumers will lead the charge to the Internet of Things, but enterprise adaptation will not be far behind. Will your IT department be ready?
By Jack Gold | 26 March, 2014 13:55
DEK: Flop or not? Users will soon decide whether Office for the iPad is the greatest thing since Flappy Birds or the next Microsoft Kin. What's a Kin, you ask? Exactly.
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | 24 March, 2014 12:10
OSs will still matter to developers and engineers, but ordinary users are going to be more and more in the cloud, where their OS doesn't matter at all.
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | 24 March, 2014 10:37
We've seen pictures and videos of Motorola's round smartwatch. But the most important facts are still unknown, and Mike Elgan has a lot of questions.
By Mike Elgan | 22 March, 2014 11:09
Anyone who wants to see how convoluted Microsoft licensing can be should check out the company's Licensing How To blog, where officials answer questions from customers and explain policies, concepts and how to apply usage rules in specific scenarios.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 19 March, 2014 13:30
Electronic tattoos are the ultimate wearable computer. There's no telling what a patch of electronics stuck to your body somewhere and connected wirelessly to a smartphone can do once app developers get involved.
By Mike Elgan | 15 March, 2014 11:03
The data transfer speed improvements that Seagate has made to their drives is remarkably impressive.
By Keith Shaw | 12 March, 2014 22:15
With little or no competition, Comcast will have little reason to increase speed or lower the cost of broadband, or any impetus to preserve Net neutrality.
By Preston Gralla | 10 March, 2014 10:35
A variety of projects unveiled in the past year aim to give mobile apps the ability to instantly detect a person's emotional state.
By Mike Elgan | 08 March, 2014 12:06
The notebook features a lightweight yet tough finish, and the latest tech specs; up to 16GB of memory; storage options up to 1TB hard drive or 256GB SSD; 802.11ac Wi-Fi.
By Keith Shaw | 05 March, 2014 23:13
Even if a company were willing to expunge personal data that it had been authorized to collect, the realities of IT systems mean it probably could never completely do that.
By Evan Schuman | 04 March, 2014 13:10
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The rise of BYOD is creating governance and regulatory nightmares while providing end users with unprecedented flexibility and agility. While IT is still intrigued by the possibility of a better desktop management model and the operational savings client virtualization software could deliver, it is the increased governance and the ability to deliver desktops, applications, and data to any device that are driving today's purchases.
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