Bring your own device (BYOD) has become an accepted practice in business. Gartner predicts that by 2017, half of all employers will require workers to supply their own devices for work. Yet there are mixed reports about whether BYOD actually saves businesses money.
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The most important cloud acquisitions this year have one thing in common: OpenStack.
The new iPhones have an added capability that's of particular interest to scientists: A barometer.
Historically, cloud BI has been mostly used by smaller businesses, but larger enterprises are starting to make the trek.
Salesforce on Monday said that Vivek Kundra, who was the first person to serve as CIO of the U.S. federal government, has joined the company as executive vice president of emerging markets.
With most acquisitions, there are winners and losers. Google's buy of Motorola is no different, but in this case, neither of those companies comes out a winner, analysts say. "
An Android app and the ability to order a drink from a mobile phone are coming soon, an executive from Starbucks said as he shared lessons and tips from his company's experience offering mobile applications.
He may run IT for one of the best-known names in technology, but even Microsoft's CIO is grappling with new technology challenges like moving to the cloud and handling consumer electronics that employees bring to work.
Ray Ozzie, Microsoft's chief software architect and the executive responsible for pushing the company into the cloud, plans to step down, Microsoft said on Monday.
Oracle called Hewlett-Packard's lawsuit against its former CEO "vindictive" and said it threatened the companies' close relationship.
2007 could be called the year of the mobile operating system.
Since Microsoft entered the scene around five years ago, the smartphone operating system industry has been fairly stable. Symbian, Linux, Research in Motion and Windows Mobile make up the bulk of smartphone software, each to varying degrees of success in different regions.
Microsoft fired its Chief Information Officer, Stuart Scott, the company confirmed on Tuesday.
ICANN sought to allay fears that come with leadership change as it announced a new chairman for the group, replacing the charismatic Vint Cerf.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) elected Peter Dengate Thrush, a board member who has been involved in ICANN since its inception, as its new chairman.
Vodafone Group said it plans to trial in the UK HSDPA (High Speed Download Packet Access) early next year, with a commercial introduction to follow mid-year.
Oracle Corp. has agreed to acquire business applications vendor Siebel Systems Inc. in a deal valued at approximately US$5.85 billion, or a net value of $3.61 billion taking into account Siebel's cash reserves.
The deal marks Oracle's latest step in its bid to remake itself as a global business applications powerhouse, following the closure of its $10.3 billion acquisition of PeopleSoft Inc. at the start of the year.