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Dec 19, 2014
InformationWeek Geekend author David Wagner hands out his first annual Geekie awards for the best in Geek TV, Movies, Entertainment, Science and the Internet.

'Tis the season for end of the year awards. And in this year where geek fare is all over the entertainment landscape, it seems like a great year to hand out the Geekend's 1st Annual Geekies....

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Dec 18, 2014
InformationWeek Radio host Curtis Franklin looks back at this week's technology news, including the latest fallout from the Sony hack and how the wearables market will change in 2015.

The massive Sony hack continues to keep the information security world on edge as enterprises of all sizes begin to reassess their own networks for vulnerabilities. What does this massive data...

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Dec 16, 2014
During a live broadcast, the editors of Dark Reading look at what it takes to become the Chief Information Security Officer for a major enterprise.

What does it take to rise through the ranks of security professionals to achieve the position of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)? Does it take a highly specialized IT degree, or an MBA?...

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Dec 16, 2014
Relaunched site takes top honor for B2B Technology sites

UBM Tech announced that Folio: has recognized InformationWeek for editorial excellence at its 2014 Eddie & Ozzie Awards. InformationWeek, the leading news and analysis media brand for business...

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Dec 12, 2014
Geekend author David Wagner has peered through the Oculus Rift to see the future of the family vacation. It needs some work.

The Oculus Rift virtual reality helmet holds the promise of delivering a Star Trek-like holodeck experience to the average person. In fact, there's a demo of how British Columbia in Canada looks...

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Dec 11, 2014
Exciting new format provides platform for engineers to share post-mortem reports around the embedded system development process

UBM Canon announced the first confirmed set of local-area embedded developers who will deliver talks in a new session format at the Embedded Systems Conference/Expo Boston on May 6-7, 2015....

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Dec 11, 2014
On InformationWeek Radio this week, host Curtis Franklin talks talent hunting from the CIO's perspective, security concerns during the holidays, and more.

In search of the right IT talent, what do CIOs look for in potential candidates? Are there certain skill sets that prospective employees have to possess, or do bosses need to look deeper? Join...

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Dec 10, 2014
In 2014, big data started to move from the bleeding edge to the mainstream. InformationWeek spotlights 5 trends that led to this change.

In 2014, big data moved from tech buzzword to mainstream acceptance. For the last 12 months, the tech world has watched big-data analysis grow from a handful of early adopters to technology used...

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Dec 8, 2014
Managing tech is a hard job even in established companies, but what about startups? Interop Radio explores the issue with Joe Emison, founder and CTO of BuildFax.

Managing technology, whether in the datacenter or in a PC fleet, is a tricky business even in the largest of enterprises with numerous resources and experienced IT managers and executives. But...

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Dec 5, 2014
Geekend author David Wagner looks at Starbucks' new order ahead app, and it leaves him scratching his head while waiting for his latte on line.

When it comes to Starbucks' new order ahead app, there's a good reason why caffeine-addicted IT managers and developers should wait online for their next venti mocha or latte. InformationWeek...

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Dec 5, 2014

UBM Canon's EDN and EE Times editors announced the Hot Technologies of 2015 – innovations that will shape next year's technology trends and beyond. For complete coverage, visit...

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Dec 4, 2014
This week, InformationWeek Radio host Curtis Franklin and his guests look at the debate over AI, what new server sales numbers mean for enterprises, and much more.

With the advancement of artificial intelligence, is it time to welcome our new robot overlords? Or does Skynet remain part of science fiction? Join InformationWeek Radio host Curtis Franklin and...

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Dec 1, 2014
Interop Radio is back with InformationWeek editor and host Curtis Franklin giving a preview of the 2015 show in Las Vegas, which will focus on SDN, security, and virtualization.

Interop Radio is back with a special preview of the 2015 show in Las Vegas, which will focus on the datacenter, especially hot technologies such as software-defined networking. Join...

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Dec 1, 2014
Head of bank's Global Technology & Operations division honored for her steady, pragmatic leadership during troubled times.

While Silicon Valley is the home of technology innovation, financial services is where the IT rubber hits the road. The financial sector is where the latest technology innovations -- from data...

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Nov 25, 2014
With the Internet of Things market growing, wearables are in this holiday season. InformationWeek spotlights a dozen fitness trackers that can make great gifts.

Are the loved ones in your life in need of losing a few pounds? Do they need something different to motivate them at the gym? Right now, fitness trackers, such as the Fitbit Charge and the Jawbone...

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Nov 21, 2014
Acting human and being intelligent are not the same thing. This week, Geekend author David Wagner offers up options for testing Artificial Intelligence.

The Turing Test is perhaps the most famous test of artificial intelligence. But it was conceived in the 1950s, when computers still used vacuum tubes and the ballpoint pen was still a relative...

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Nov 20, 2014
On "This InformationWeek" host Curtis Franklin and the editors of InformationWeek discuss Mozilla's switch to Yahoo, BitTorrent for business, and the other important technology stories of the week.

BitTorrent is no longer only for downloading movies and music anymore. In fact, a new professional-ready version of BitTorrent Sync might prove a great enterprise tool for IT departments that are...

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Nov 20, 2014
Network Computing spotlights 11 different research labs that are major contributors to the fields of technology and science.

All great technology starts in a lab. What is now called the Internet, software-defined networking (SDN), and networking device interoperability, all started as research projects in laboratories...

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Nov 19, 2014

UBM Canon's EDN announced the 2014 EDN Hot 100 celebrating the electronics industry's most significant products of the year based on innovation, significance, usefulness, and popularity. The...

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Nov 18, 2014

The Dell Storage SC4020 has been awarded the title of the Most Valuable Product by ISMB. Based on its enterprise-class storage solution, SC8000, the SC4020 supports a wide range of workloads for...

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Nov 18, 2014
North America's Flagship IT Show Returns to Las Vegas in 2015; Features Three Events and Impressive Schedule Essential to all Professionals Across the IT Spectrum

Interop Las Vegas, produced by UBM Tech, today announced the initial keynote lineup for the 2015 event will include top technology experts from HBO, Google and Modest, Inc. Interop Las Vegas, the...

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Nov 17, 2014
It's been a year where hacking of retail stores - from Target, to Home Depot, to Staples - has become commonplace. The editors of Dark Reading look back at the past 12 months to see what security lessons have been learned.

It all began 12 months ago with Target. After a massive breach at the retail giant that led to the resignation of the CIO and CEO, the hacks just kept on coming: Neiman Marcus, Michael's, Sally...

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Nov 14, 2014
This week, Microsoft patches a flaw in Windows that first appeared during the Clinton Administration. Geekend author David Wagner has some thoughts on the 90s.

Remember the 1990s? Flannel, grunge, the Clinton Administration? This week, InformationWeek's Geekend author David Wagner started thinking about the 1990s after Microsoft announced it had patched...

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Nov 13, 2014
During this week's broadcast of "This InformationWeek," host Curtis Franklin and guests aim for the stars with stories about the Rosetta mission and NASA exploring open data.

In technology news this week, InformationWeek found out that scientists can land a robotic probe on a comet but can't debug code. Want to know more? Then join InformationWeek Radio Host Curtis...

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Nov 12, 2014
25th Anniversary Program Highlights how Communications and Collaboration Technology Transforms Business

Enterprise Connect, produced by UBM Tech, today releases the keynote lineup and initial conference program for its 25th anniversary show. Enterprise Connect is the leading conference and...

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