Developers creating content for Google's Cardboard virtual-reality system should look to short online videos for inspiration and avoid drawn-out experiences.
By Fred O'Connor | 30 May, 2015 07:39
Cloud Foundry, the open source PaaS that's become a major part of IBM's Bluemix offering, is now showing up in an unlikely place: Microsoft Azure.
By Serdar Yegulalp | 30 May, 2015 05:25
At its I/O keynote, Google did its best to get developers excited about building apps for Android with new tools and money-making schemes. But Google is also expanding support for developers who'd rather create iOS apps.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 29 May, 2015 23:21
Google I/O updates mobile, payments, IoT, and more... Apple buys augmented reality startup... Uber wants access to even more user data... and more tech news.
By IDG News Service staff | 29 May, 2015 21:12
IT departments have long relied on log data to help keep systems up and running, but they're not the only ones who can benefit from these vast stores of information. A new analytics language from Longtries could help managers tap log data to gain insights about their business.
By Katherine Noyes | 29 May, 2015 11:20
If you're moving into the cloud, check your legacy management style at the door.
By Joab Jackson | 29 May, 2015 10:14
A long-time leaker of Microsoft secrets today said that the company would declare Windows 10 finished in July, and ship the new OS to device makers that same month.
By Gregg Keizer | 29 May, 2015 05:51
Extending the reach of its analysis software and services, IBM plans to release 20 analytics packages customized to the needs of specific industries.
By Joab Jackson | 29 May, 2015 03:22
By Paul Krill | 29 May, 2015 00:39
All the data "lakes" in the world won't amount to much if you can't figure out what they mean for your business. With that in mind, Salesforce on Thursday unveiled Salesforce Wave for Big Data, a new tool designed to help business users make sense of their information stores using the Salesforce Analytics Cloud.
By Katherine Noyes | 28 May, 2015 22:00
Sony's push to get enterprise users to store data on optical discs has received added momentum with its acquisition of a Facebook-linked startup focused on optical storage.
By Tim Hornyak | 28 May, 2015 17:01
By Paul Krill | 28 May, 2015 06:41
As part of its push into specific industry verticals, Box is targeting the government sector, where agencies are particularly sensitive about the security of cloud software. On Wednesday, the company announced a significant customer win in this vertical: the U.S. Department of Justice.
By Katherine Noyes | 28 May, 2015 04:07
Hyundai rolls with Android Auto... EMC grabs cloud management company... IRS lost data on 100,000 taxpayers... and more tech news.
By IDG News Service staff | 27 May, 2015 21:22
The administration of President Barack Obama sided with Oracle in a dispute with Google on whether APIs, the specifications that let programs communicate with each other, are copyrightable.
By John Ribeiro | 27 May, 2015 16:11
When a startup's $10 million in funding is followed two months later by a further $41 million, it's safe to say they're tapping into a trend. In the case of Rubrik, that trend is enterprise data management.
By Katherine Noyes | 27 May, 2015 10:37
EMC is purchasing the privately held Virtustream software provider for approximately US$1.2 billion to expand its portfolio of cloud management tools.
By Joab Jackson | 27 May, 2015 01:39
Network-attached storage (NAS) manufacturer Synology fixed several vulnerabilities in its devices' software, one of which could allow attackers to compromise the data stored on them.
By Lucian Constantin | 27 May, 2015 00:45
Microsoft wants enterprise IT administrators to play guinea pig by deploying a lot more fixes to Windows 7 and Server 2012 R2, another step in getting customers to help test patches before rolling them out everyone.
By Gregg Keizer | 26 May, 2015 20:19
Apple will turn back the clock to 2009, and as it did with that year's OS X Snow Leopard, focus less on shiny new features in the next Mac operating system and more on improving quality, performance and stability, an online report asserted last week.
By Gregg Keizer | 25 May, 2015 01:23
The following report, is based on a global survey of 706 IT and security professionals conducted in the United States, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. The goal of the survey was to capture data on current attitudes and trends with mobile devices and IT security. This is the third survey on this topic and this report evaluates differences in responses to similar questions asked over the past two years.
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