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Cell Phones With X-Ray Vision, Mega-Speed WiFi Feasible: MIT

July 10, 2013 8:30 PM
Cell phones that can detect movement through solid walls and WiFi networks that run 10 times faster than current speeds are possible, said an MIT researcher.

'Journey Management' Becomes Part of CIO Job Description

June 17, 2013 3:25 PM
Fox's CIO outlines his company's ongoing journey to a hybrid private-public cloud infrastructure.

A Microsoft Upgrade Worth Considering

June 06, 2013 4:42 PM
Most of the upgrades Microsoft unveiled at Tech Ed are worth looking at, but the one that seems to offer the most bang for the buck is SQL Server 2014.

Apple, Amazon, Walmart and the Art of the Killer Deal

June 04, 2013 8:20 PM
As the Apple trial gets under way, the idea of readers being robbed of the opportunity of devastatingly cheap books provides food for thought. 

TechEd 2013: Microsoft Backs Development Strategy Built Around Azure

June 04, 2013 5:15 PM
At TechEd in New Orleans, Microsoft showed it is aligning the company's previously on-premise development tools and systems to the Azure model.

SAP Must Make the Most of Its 'Two-Year' HANA Advantage

May 30, 2013 5:05 PM
SAP should keep in mind that gaining an initial head start doesn't mean it will succeed in getting its HANA enterprise data architecture firmly entrenched before competitors catch up.

Five Big New Responsibilities for Today's CIO

May 27, 2013 12:40 PM
The 10th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium revealed five trends that will give CIOs new responsibility to bring order to cloud deployments, big data and the bring-your-own-device movement. 

Big Data Needs a Steady Management Hand to Give Best Results

May 23, 2013 5:00 PM
Big data is delivering productivity dividends to enterprises, but the technology also needs new management techniques to deliver the best results.

Interop: Open Compute Project to Tackle Network Switches

May 09, 2013 3:45 PM
The Open Compute Project says it will turn its attention to developing open-standard network switches, news that won't be entirely welcome with makers of proprietary switches, especially Cisco.

Follow Amazon's Example: Dare to Talk About IT Costs, Prices

May 02, 2013 1:45 PM
Amazon Web Services is one of the few IT outfits that is willing to spend time at a conference keynote talking about pricing and what customers get for their money.

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