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Best Places spotlight: A 'get-involved' attitude reigns at International Paper
2014-06-23
Workers are encouraged to propose fresh ideas at the No. 34 large organization on Computerworld's 2014 Best Places to Work in IT list.
Read all articles from Johanna Ambrosio...
 

Whatever happened to Green IT?
2014-07-21
Remember when "green computing" was all the rage? Companies competed for green awards, virtualized their data centers, set up e-waste committees, launched double-sided printing initiatives and activated power management features on PCs.
Read all articles from Mary Brandel...
 

Jay Cline: U.S. takes the gold in doling out privacy fines
2014-02-17
EU privacy regulators say U.S. privacy laws are too weak to protect EU personal data. But a new analysis of 358 privacy-enforcement actions paints the opposite picture.
Read all articles from Jay Cline...
 

How to recover after a cloud computing misstep
2014-07-01
Early adopters share their lessons learned on ramping up, scaling back and avoiding disasters in the cloud. Insider (registration required)
Read all articles from Stacy Collett...
 

If you can't check in, is it really Foursquare?
2014-07-26
In their quest to copy competitors, social sites and apps increasingly drop features that are part of the popularity and identity of their products, says columnist Mike Elgan.
Read all articles from Mike Elgan...
 

The Internet of Things meets disruptive technologies
2014-04-21
How will the IoT affect social, mobile, the cloud and analytics? (Insider; registration required)
Read all articles from Nicholas D. Evans...
 

13 pieces of advice for Yosemite beta testers
2014-07-25
For the first time since 2000, Apple is allowing pubic beta testers to try out a prerelease version of OS X. Ryan Faas tells testers what to do and what to avoid.
Read all articles from Ryan Faas...
 

Scot Finnie: The continuing evolution of Computerworld
2014-06-19
Computerworld's editor in chief bids farewell to the print edition of the magazine and announces the imminent arrival of a new digital edition.
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Review: Halt and Catch Fire adds sizzle to PC history
2014-07-11
AMC's new TV series harks back to the early days of PCs -- but drama, not desktops, takes center stage.
Read all articles from Ken Gagne...
 

Stanford surgical students set sights on Google Glass
2014-07-30
Stanford University's medical school plans to start using Google's wearable computer, Glass, to help train students in surgery.
Read all articles from Sharon Gaudin...
 

Paul Glen: The most important career question you've never even considered
2014-06-09
The question you need to consider concerns the great workforce changes that have shaken up the work environment over the past three decades.
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Preston Gralla: Jeff Bezos hates you
2014-07-17
But he's quite fond of your credit card.
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Samsung, Apple still dominate smartphones, but their shares slip
2014-07-29
Samsung and Apple, in the second quarter, sunk to their lowest shares of the global smartphone market in recent years as Chinese smartphone vendors came on strong, market research firm IDC said.
Read all articles from Matt Hamblen...
 

Chinese officials seize Microsoft PCs, emails, financial info in antitrust probe
2014-07-29
Regulators in China today said that they made sudden appearances at several Microsoft offices on Monday to gather evidence for an antitrust probe.
Read all articles from Gregg Keizer...
 

Julia King: We're all data scientists now
2014-07-21
It's up to each one of us to figure out what in the daily surge of data is useful, what's crap and what's truly valuable.
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Moto X deep dive review: Hype aside, it's a really good phone
2013-08-07
Moto X, the first smartphone completely designed after Google acquired Motorola Mobility, is an interesting and well-fashioned consumer device.
Read all articles from Barbara Krasnoff...
 

Best Places spotlight: Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants aims for well-rounded workers
2014-06-23
Training IT employees in both technical and 'soft' skills pays off for the No. 4 Large organization on our 2014 Best Places to Work in IT list.
Read all articles from Rebecca Linke...
 

For half, STEM degrees lead to other jobs
2014-07-24
The truth, when it comes to computer employment data, is almost always ugly.
Read all articles from Sharon Machlis...
 

Thornton May: The time is now for information governance. But do you even know what it is?
2014-06-09
Information governance covers the entire spectrum of information management, but most people have a fuzzy notion of what it is. This must change, because the real value of information can't be fully realized unless it is properly governed.
Read all articles from Thornton A. May...
 

Video: Tour the No. 1 Best Places for 2014
2014-06-23
Quicken Loans, LinkedIn and Noah Consulting topped our list of Best Places to Work in IT by keeping employees well compensated and challenged in their jobs.
Read all articles from Tracy Mayor...
 

Ford and GM sued for millions over CD-ripping tech in cars
2014-07-29
The Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies is suing Ford and General Motors for violating copyrights with the CD-ripping capability of their cars.
Read all articles from Lucas Mearian...
 

Update: Apple and IBM team up on 'historic' enterprise push
2014-07-15
Apple and IBM today unveiled an "exclusive partnership" that melds IBM's big data and analytics capabilities with Apple's iPhone and iPad for business customers..
Read all articles from Ken Mingis...
 

The Internet of Things at home: Why we should pay attention
2014-06-30
The Internet of Things is producing a lot of interesting consumer products that have the potential to lead to important enterprise tools. Here is a basic overview of the concept, together with examples of available products and what they offer.
Read all articles from Robert L. Mitchell...
 

Boost that battery: Tips and tricks for laptops
2014-06-05
All laptops run on batteries and all batteries eventually run out -- especially when you use your device throughout the day. Here are some tips to help keep it going.
Read all articles from Brian Nadel...
 

Bart Perkins: Forget the expense -- more secure credit cards are an opportunity
2014-06-17
Cost has kept U.S. businesses from adopting fraud-resistant credit cards, but consumer concerns about privacy could make adoption a key differentiator.
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