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Will open source save the Internet of Things?

Middleware standards based on open source could be the glue that pulls IoT solutions together.

Mobile network apps and data.

Modernizing enterprise apps for the mobile world

Today's workers expect to be able to use their mobile devices to do their jobs, and companies are obliging, offering extensions to enterprise applications with interfaces that adapt to smaller screen sizes, thanks to responsive...

Busted: Still fighting about pointers

7 reasons frameworks are the new programming languages

Thanks to powerful tools, the need for speed, and the shifting nature of programming itself, your next nerd fight will be over framework APIs, not syntax

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10 specialized browsers that will make you forget about Chrome, Firefox and IE

Sick of the Big Three browsers? These eight obscure (but useful) alternatives can scratch your niche itches.

Chart and image gallery: 30+ free tools for data visualization and analysis

This sortable chart lets you compare dozens of tools for functionality, skill level and more.

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9 security gadgets for mobile devices

If you use your smartphone or tablet for work, you need to keep your data secure when you're on the go. We look at nine gadgets that try to keep your important data out of the hands of others.

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12 different companies IBM has been

With big layoffs rumored to be close on the horizon, IBM is going to need to use another regeneration.

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Read Computerworld’s April Digital Magazine!

Inside this edition: combating the IT diversity dearth with analytics, modernizing apps for the modern world, news analysis, opinions and more.

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Security best practices for users: Your first line of defense

Most savvy businesses are on top of their game when it comes to securing networks, encrypting sensitive data and keeping private customer information safe. But there's a glaring security vulnerability you may not have thought of: your...

How Smartphone Reviews Really Work

How smartphone reviews really work

The inside scoop on what happens behind the scenes of a smartphone review, from someone who's written more than a few of 'em.

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2015 reality check: IT hiring, spending are up -- for now

How is 2015 shaping up for the IT industry? Spending is on the rise and hiring is increasing, but competition for employees with in-demand skills may slow innovation.

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4 ways to beat the big-data talent shortage

Big data will continue to be hamstrung by a lack of talent for the coming years. IDC predicts that in the U.S. there will be 181,000 deep analytics roles in 2018 and five times that many positions requiring related skills in data...

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Meet the White House’s new open source-happy IT director

“First Geek” David Recordon comes from a Facebook, open-standards kind of world.

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Data centers in Iceland? Yes, really!

The country’s year-round cool climate and abundant supply of cheap, renewable energy make it a natural for data center siting -- or so Iceland’s boosters hope.

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15 cities that are hidden gems for tech job seekers

San Francisco and New York City may offer the glam factor, but they also bring high costs of living to go with it. If you dig a little deeper, there are many lesser-known cities that offer good pay and good quality of life.

Artificial intelligence and digital identity

Smart machines at work: A.I. gets a job

Artificial intelligence has found its way into real-world work situations with the latest generation of smart machines. But machines won't be replacing humans anytime soon.

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Mobile security: iOS vs. Android vs. BlackBerry vs. Windows Phone

Google's Android for Work and Samsung's Knox promise serious security, but how do they stack up against Apple's iOS and the rest?

Data and analytics

A call for data analysis case studies

For our 2015 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards, Computerworld editors are seeking case studies that illustrate intriguing ways big data is being used everywhere from research to commerce. Submit your case study today.

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