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Gartner: Half of Organizations Will Adopt BYOD by 2017
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 01, 2013
In the end, only 15 percent of employers won't allow employees to use their own devices, says the research firm.
Tags: research, smartphone, tablet, Gartner, BYOD
IT Services Market Falls to Lowest Level Since 2002
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 18, 2013
Research firm Ovum says 2012 was the worst year for IT outsourcing in a decade.
Tags: research, outsourcing, IT services, Ovum
Researchers Invent Self-Healing Chips
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 12, 2013
Even a laser blast can't shut down these processors.
Tags: research, processor, chip, scientist
IDC: Smartphones to Outsell Feature Phones for First Time in 2013
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 04, 2013
Emerging markets will play a key role in the transition.
Tags: smartphones, research, IDC
Will Your Next Password Be a Ring?
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 21, 2013
Google is a testing out hardware replacements for passwords.
Tags: authentication, Google, research, privacy, hardware, password
Tablet Shipments to Overtake Laptop Shipments This Year, Says NPD
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 09, 2013
Demand for tablets is up sharply, while laptops are on the decline.
Tags: research, laptops, tablets, NPD, shipments
IT Outsourcing Drops to 9-Year Low
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 14, 2012
Research firm Ovum says a weak economy caused the decrease in IT services contracts.
Tags: services, IT, research, outsourcing
Cyber Monday Online Shopping Breaks Records
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 28, 2012
Studies say shoppers spent $1.46 billion to $1.98 billion online on Monday alone.
Tags: mobile, research, online shopping, Cyber Monday
PC Sales Poised for First Annual Decline in 11 Years
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 11, 2012
Will Windows 8 give the industry to boost it needs?
Tags: research, Windows 8, PC sales, IDC, Gartner, iSuppli
IDC Study Finds Fewer, Larger Datacenters in the U.S.
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 09, 2012
The research firm says it's seeing the impact of cloud computing and virtualization.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, research, data center, IDC
IDC: Smartphone, Tablet Sales on the Rise, But Growth is Slowing in the U.S.
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published September 27, 2012
Tablet sales are increasing more quickly than PC or smartphone sales.
Tags: PC, research, smartphone, tablet, IDC, report
New In-the-Wild Malware Linked to State-Sponsored Flame Targeting Iran
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 17, 2012
Security researchers discover more details about the Flame malware, including the names of some of its creators.
Tags: security, research, malware, Flame
IDC: PC Growth to Slow to 0.9% This Year
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 24, 2012
The research firm expects a big improvement in the PC market next year.
Tags: research, Windows 8, IDC, PC shipments
Fewer IT Outsourcing Contracts Going Around, Says Research Firm
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 10, 2012
The number of new IT and business process outsourcing contracts dropped 20 percent in the second quarter.
Tags: research, IT outsourcing, contracts
China Overtakes U.S. as Largest Smartphone Market, Says Canalys
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 03, 2012
U.S. smartphone shipments rose 5 percent; Chinese smartphone shipments doubled.
Tags: China, research, smartphone
Gartner Cuts Its 2012 IT Spending Outlook on U.S. Dollar Strength
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 05, 2012
Although the research firm lowered its growth projections, it said the global IT market has actually "brightened a little."
Tags: IT spending, research, Gartner
Researchers Find Major Flaw in RSA Encryption Methods
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 15, 2012
A very small fraction of the time, the encryption keys used by most websites offer no security at all.
Tags: security, research, RSA, Encryption Keys
Manufacturers Spend More on Chips for Wireless Devices than for PC Chips
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 02, 2012
Researchers predict this is the beginning of a long trend.
Tags: wireless, PC, chips, research, semiconductor
Study: Only About a Third of Tweets Are Worth Reading
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 02, 2012
Followers don't want to know what you just ate or how you feel, but they don't mind a little self-promotion.
Tags: Twitter, research, tweet
49 iPad Apps for Reference and Research
By Troy Dreier | Article Published October 19, 2011
iPad apps that turn the iPad into a research library at your fingertips.
Tags: iPad, iPad apps, research
Former DARPA Researcher to Lead Top MSFT Lab
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published July 19, 2010
Microsoft's research organization has tapped a former government researcher to head its largest computer research lab.
Tags: Microsoft, software, research, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Research
Intel Previews Where Tech is Headed
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published July 01, 2010
From a Segway-mounted robot to sensors that eliminate the need for a router, Intel plans be inside more than PCs.
Tags: networking, Intel, research, SSD, Network Equipment
Microsoft Researcher Wins Computing's 'Nobel'
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 10, 2010
Chuck Thacker invented what is arguably the first personal computer, and co-invented the Ethernet, both while he was one of the founding researchers at Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center.
Tags: Microsoft, research, Microsoft Research, computing resources, Xerox PARC
Online 'Coworking': Up From Starbucks
By David Strom | Article Published September 10, 2009
For mobile Web-based workers, there's a better solution than your local Starbucks.
Tags: services, IT, research, privacy, Office
IT Worldwide on the Rebound
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published July 28, 2009
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is trumpeting the good news.
Tags: IT, research, dot-com, semiconductor
Hooked On High Speed
By Chris Nerney | Article Published June 17, 2009
Hooked On High Speed
Tags: Internet, research, broadband, survey, Pew Internet, high-speed
Having FUD With Facts
By Chris Nerney | Article Published April 09, 2009
Having FUD With Facts
Tags: Linux, Microsoft, Ubuntu, research, netbooks, NPD, Linux Today
IT Professional, Lifesaver
By Chris Nerney | Article Published January 27, 2009
IT Professional, Lifesaver
Tags: IT, IT jobs, research, Obama, healthcare, hospitals, CIO Update
IT Spending Recovery a Year Away
By Judy Mottl | Article Published January 06, 2009
This recession won't be a repeat of the dot-com crash years, according to one industry watcher.
Tags: software, IT, research, dot-com, InternetNews.com
Green IT Laughs In The Face Of Economic Woes
By Chris Nerney | Article Published December 18, 2008
Green IT Laughs In The Face Of Economic Woes
Tags: research, survey, economy, recession, green IT, Forrester, IT costs
iSuppli: Credit Shortage Will Hit PC Sales
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published December 01, 2008
Car dealers aren't the only ones taking it on the chin from the lack of credit.
Tags: IT, research, economy, desktop, InternetNews.com
Are You Googling Yourself Sick?
By Judy Mottl | Article Published November 30, 2008
Researchers warn surfers not to think the worse when investigating ailments.
Tags: search, Microsoft, IT, research
IT Spend Report Shows Tougher Times Ahead
By Judy Mottl | Article Published November 21, 2008
Despite reduced budgets enterprises are still doling out bucks for smartphones.
Tags: IT, Apple, research, technology, InternetNews.com
Intel Issues Murky Growth Outlook
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published October 16, 2008
Third quarter was marred more by memory headaches than the economy. Q4 is still far from certain.
Tags: IT, chips, Intel, research, InternetNews.com
My Wife Thinks I'm Just Wasting My Time...
By Chris Nerney | Article Published October 15, 2008
My Wife Thinks I'm Just Wasting My Time...
Tags: Google, Internet, research, alcohol, brain, searching, UCLA
Justifying New IT Hires
By Jennifer Perrier-Knox | Article Published October 13, 2008
Convincing senior management to make a permanent increase to the operational budget can be a challenge. Increase the chances of getting approval for hiring by following Info-Tech’s seven key steps.
Tags: management, support, IT, research, workloads
IT Sector Braces For Spending Slowdown
By Richard Adhikari | Article Published September 30, 2008
New research suggests IT equipment orders will be slashed as finance industry reels.
Tags: IT, research, technology, stats, InternetNews.com
Greater Worker Connectivity Brings Tradeoffs
By Judy Mottl | Article Published September 28, 2008
New study shows workers working more, but job stress rising as well.
Tags: collaboration, IT, research, technology
How Tech Will Save Us, Yet Again
By Chris Nerney | Article Published June 03, 2008
How Tech Will Save Us, Yet Again
Tags: research, MIT, robots, biosolar, global warming, giant fan
HP Aims at the Middle With New Servers
By Dan Muse | Article Published April 02, 2008
Business is booming for companies with between 100 and 999 employees, according to HP, and today's server and Linux announcements are designed just for those mid-sized businesses.
Tags: Linux, Oracle, Windows, security, data, search, services, Microsoft, server, software, management, support, SMB, IT, Intel, browser, Red Hat, research, smartphone, Mac, HP, servers, Office, Novell, technology, desktop, handhelds, Storage
Information Overload: Is There a Cure?
By David Needle | Article Published April 01, 2008
Between meetings, mobile phones, e-mail and IM, we're failing victim to the stresses of daily business. Interruptions are here to stay, so what do we do?
Tags: search, IT, research, HP, economy, technology, e-Mail, InternetNews.com
More Enterprises Buy Into Storage Virtualization
By Judy Mottl | Article Published March 29, 2008
Consolidation, disaster recovery factors in technology adoption growth, according to a new study.
Tags: data, search, server, IBM, virtualization, SMB, IT, research, HP, servers, InternetNews.com, Storage
Will Motorola Split Reverse Decline?
By Judy Mottl | Article Published March 27, 2008
CEO says the plan to divide its business into handset and broadband plays would revitalize its troubled mobile unit.
Tags: search, management, wireless, IT, research, broadband, HP, Nokia, Motorola, InternetNews.com
PC Growth Projected, Just Not as Much
By Brian T. Horowitz | Article Published March 26, 2008
Gartner explains why it's cutting growth forecasts for PCs.
Tags: search, IT, research, HP, InternetNews.com, Gartner, standards