News Index

Government CIOs and the IT Talent Gap
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on September 23, 2016
Faced with an aging workforce, federal agencies are having a tough time hiring fresh tech talent. States, meanwhile, are getting innovative in recruiting IT workers.
Enterprise IoT Momentum Builds: Survey
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on September 22, 2016
A new study from IDC reveals that a majority of businesses are moving full speed ahead with their IoT initiatives.
Tech Comics: Do You Love Me?
By Oliver Widder | News Article Published on September 16, 2016
Sometimes technology makes things exceptionally clear.
Smartwatch Market to Hit $17.8 billion in 2020
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on September 15, 2016
After a slight uptick this year, smartwatch vendors are expected to more than double their shipments by 2020.
Dell Technologies Debuts as a Cloud Infrastructure Powerhouse
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on September 13, 2016
In the wake of the historic tech deal that brought together Dell and EMC, a cloud computing heavyweight emerges.
Samsung Exchanging Exploding Note7 Handsets
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on September 12, 2016
Faulty batteries are causing some Note7 phablets to explode. To avoid further incidents, Samsung is urging buyers to exchange them.
Tech Comics: Where's My Phone?
By Oliver Widder | News Article Published on September 09, 2016
Once you lose your phone, life gets decidedly tricky.
HPE Third Quarter Earnings OverShadowed by Software Sell-Off
By Sean Michael Kerner | News Article Published on September 08, 2016
Set to shed its non-core software assets, Hewlett Packard Enterprise reports third quarter 2016 revenue of $12.2 billion.
Dell-EMC Megamerger is a Done Deal
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on September 07, 2016
The companies close the book on the biggest technology deal in history, forming a new IT giant called Dell Technologies.
Step Counting Pushes the Wearables Market Past 22M Units in Q2
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on September 06, 2016
More fitness-minded folks are counting steps and tracking other health indicators, which is good news for wearables vendors.
Tech Comics: Project Management 101
By Oliver Widder | News Article Published on September 02, 2016
Effective project management relies as much on perception as reality.
The Intersection of Alchemy and Open Source
By Sean Michael Kerner | News Article Published on September 01, 2016
The idea of being open has proven itself before in human history, claims Cory Doctorow in a LinuxCon keynote.
Cisco Led $10 Billion Switching and Router Market in Q2
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on August 31, 2016
Service provider demand sagged last quarter but that hardly put a dent in Cisco's domination of the market.
Banks Overwhelmingly Embarking on the Digital Transformation Journey
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on August 30, 2016
Only a mere 1 percent of banks haven't begun to digitally transform their organizations, finds a new study from NetFinance.
iPhones are Buggier than Android Devices: Study
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on August 29, 2016
Apple iOS devices are likelier to exhibit problems than Android handsets, according to a study from the Blancco Technology Group.
Rackspace Going Private after $4.3 Billion Buyout
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on August 26, 2016
Private equity firm Apollo Global Management is paying to $32 per share in cash to take the cloud company private.
IoT Blindness Strikes More than Half of All Enterprises
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on August 25, 2016
Security is a prime IoT concern, compounded by the fact that more than half of all organizations can't account for all the "things" trading data in their networks.
Samsung Mulling Refurbished Galaxy Phone Sales
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on August 22, 2016
Following Apple's lead, the electronics giant may get into the market for not-so-new Galaxy handsets next year.
Midsized Enterprises Look to the Cloud, Analytics to Boost Productivity
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on August 19, 2016
Deloitte's latest study finds that a majority of mid-market organizations are investing more on IT this year, and those funds are likely to get funneled into the cloud, business analytics and big data.
Tech Comics: Auto-Complete?
By Oliver Widder | News Article Published on August 19, 2016
It's easy to spell a complicated word with auto-complete -- or, well, maybe not.