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IP Australia will trial IBM's Watson cognitive computing technology for 12 weeks in an aim to explore opportunities that will enhance its online service offerings.
Identified: Key performance indicators for the user experience.
Nigel Mendonca has been appointed as Tableau Software Australia and New Zealand country manager, and will be responsible for leading the Australia-based team, which has nearly doubled in size over the past year.
With interest growing around stronger authentication, both Red Hat and Microsoft will have multi-factor log-in built into their platforms by this summer
Ramji, best known for being the first head of Microsoft's Open Source Software Lab, has just been appointed to be CEO of the Cloud Foundry Foundation.
Instead of running Hadoop jobs on isolated, dedicated clusters, the open-source Myriad framework, backed by Mesosphere and MapR, is designed to bring them into the datacenter mainstream.
Along with significant performance improvements, Docker says release 1.5 offers a number of useful new abilities, including IPv6 support and a view of resource-usage statistics.
Cinema management software developer plans to spread its US footprint through a Texas acquisition.
Jive Software named Elisa Steele CEO and delivered a solid fourth quarter. The outlook for 2015 and the first quarter was trimmed.
CEO Tom Leighton said the company delivered strong results around the world. Meanwhile, the company's security and media products performed well.
Open APIs require as many resources as building an application or a product. In other words, it has to be worthwhile for the business.
Since the last third of Steve Ballmer's reign and continuing with Satya Nadella, Microsoft has made a commitment to thinking in ecosystems -- and just in time. What can they do to improve?
IBM and Softbank are collaborating to teach Watson Japanese as well as meld cognitive computing and Pepper the social robot.
Once a plodding behemoth, the new Microsoft is increasingly nimble, responsive to feedback and focused on mobile. James Kendrick is very impressed with Redmond's ongoing transformation of its products and services.
Microsoft is broadening its Office 2016 desktop preview to include anyone willing to sign a non-disclosure agreement.
If you're using Outlook.com or any of the Office 2013 applications, you'll find the new SharePoint 2013 user interface familiar. Here's a tour of Microsoft's updated document management/collaboration server.
While the big data buzz is making the headlines, it's also fast-becoming a genuine force in deriving strategic insight and actionable business intelligence from social media, as we see in each of these compelling case examples.
A compendium of photos from Oracle OpenWorld 2012. Unseasonably warm weather, meetings with Oracle executives and customers, and a variety of activities made this year's OpenWorld fun and interesting. Although there was some controversy among analysts and bloggers, the photos show a rich and diverse event.
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As Apple apparently prepares to go small with the iPad Mini, every other tablet maker is going large, bringing out tablets that dwarf the 9.7-inch iPad. Here are 17 interesting, oversized tablets available today or coming soon.
ZDNet Asia brings you eight apps developed in the region to help turn your iOS device into a work-friendly machine.
Adobe's latest Acrobat upgrade makes it easier to edit PDFs, integrates better with Microsoft Office and cloud storage, and streamlines form creation and electronic signature management, among other workflow improvements.
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The iPad and iPod Touch have been huge hits with children and schools. But there's a new wave of Android devices and tablets created by vendors taking advantage of Android's open-ness to create devices tailored specially for kids and teachers. Updated Sept. 27, 2012.
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IDC has been surveying mobile developers for the past two years. In mid-May, it polled more than 3,500 developers in a survey sponsored by platform vendor and SAP partner, Appcelerator, to gauge their feelings about Apple versus Google in the enterprise, their interest in Windows 8/Microsoft Surface, what their pain points are, and more. Here is what they said, with my commentary.
Microsoft has officially unveiled the consumer preview of Office 2013. The new edition has a dramatically different look and feel, as well as tight connections to cloud-based services. Here's what you'll find inside.
The "Osborne Effect" refers to the unintended consequences of announcing a future product ahead of its availability -- and its impact upon the sales of the current product. Here are the eight worst Osbornes we've ever seen.
Google made its BigQuery service publicly available last month. So I decided to put it through its paces, and compare it to Microsoft’s Excel and PowerPivot.
Companies are using server racks that submerge your database servers in cooling, soothing liquid - saving money and the environment.
Fitness tracking devices are quite popular today and the latest device comes from Nike as the Fuelband. It is impossible to find this in any stores and occasional online sales sell out in minutes. I was able to score a large one for myself and just started using it today.
This new collection of Android apps features everything from a friendly keyboard to a convenient payment processor to a versatile music player.
Censorship acts like SOPA have rocked the foundations of the Internet community, and now thanks to Wednesday's blackout collaboration more people are aware of the dangers of this legislation. However, people also like to make light of a bad situation, and this selection of memes is the proof.
ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz shares his views on the release of Apple's new iPhone 3G S. Diaz says there is a dark shadow being cast over the new device because of its exclusive relationship with carrier AT&T, while users complain about two-year contracts and lack of support for MMS messaging.
Senior Editor Sam Diaz shares his thoughts on Oracle's recent $7.4 billion purchase of Sun Microsystems. He says Oracle is positioning itself to come in as a one-stop player, complete with business hardware and business software. The deal could also help spur other tech mergers to keep pace with the likes of Oracle.
Drew Martin, CIO of Sony Electronics, speaks to ZDNet Editor in Chief, Larry Dignan about how IT is facilitating product development at the consumer electronics giant. Martin also shares his views on what the company is doing to get an edge on the likes of Nintendo and Apple in the competitive electronics space.
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Adobe Chief Technology Officer Kevin Lynch demos a beta version of Flash Catalyst, a Web development program that allows developers to import pictures and make each shape into a Web element. Flash Catalyst also creates Flex code of these elements, letting developers add to and manipulate the code directly, and giving them the ability to connect to Facebook's API.
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Palm Senior Vice President of Applications and Services Michael Abbott announced an early access program of the company's new developing platform, WebOS. The new platform will run apps natively on the device and enables greater integration with cloud applications like Google and Facebook. Abbott stressed that the company is looking for developer feedback and that the platform is evolving.
At the Green:Net conference in San Francisco, John Clark of GridPoint and Richard Lowenthal of Coulomb Technologies discuss how the largest obstacle for next-generation electric cars is standards. The executives believe that standards in IT infrastructure and the power grid are necessary for any successful large implementation.
Gerri Martin-Flickinger, CIO of Adobe, thinks that in the future Rich Internet Applications are going to have many uses, separate from the browser. For example, users will be able to customize their application interface, and the RIAs will provide visibility into back office applications.
Gerri Martin-Flickinger, CIO of Adobe, explains what it means to "eat your own dog food." At Adobe, it doesn't just mean using their own products within the company, but also finding ways to leverage them across the enterprise in unique and interesting ways.
Gerri Martin-Flickinger, CIO of Adobe, believes that collaboration tools are more useful when they center around an activity or event. For example, each employee at her company gets a virtual room that they can hold meetings and share applications.
Gerri Martin-Flickinger, CIO of Adobe, speaks to ZDNet Editor in Chief, Larry Dignan about her top priorities at the graphics software maker. Martin-Flickinger shares her views on new ways the company is collaborating internally and the future of Rich Internet Applications for businesses.
At the TechCrunch Cloud Computing Roundtable in Mountain View, Calif., Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, explains why he thinks Microsoft's entry into the business will bring validation to the cloud. Many CTOs, he says, still need to be convinced that using software as a service will save them money and move their companies toward the future. Moderator: Steve Gillmor, editor of TechCrunchIT.