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Why One CIO Is Saying 'No' to BYOD

iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending June 27 | 9 nifty things we found in our first hour with Android L

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Why One CIO Is Saying 'No' to BYOD
A growing backlash threatens to thwart the BYOD trend. The CIO of a large electrical contractor explains why his company will "never have a BYOD environment.' Read More


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Meg Whitman presents Unlocking IT with Big Data
Today, the industry is at an inflection point - driven by a triple storm of Big Data, cloud, and mobility; and in this new environment, security is paramount. The New Style of IT is about how businesses and IT leverage this rapid change for enterprise growth. Learn More

iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending June 27
With the start of summer in June, we can now count the days until it ends in September with the expected unveiling of the iPhone 6. Pavlovian-like, the iOSphere seemed to salivate over a renewed spate of rumors, as if hearing them for the first time. Read More

9 nifty things we found in our first hour with Android L
Android L is full of tweaks and enhancements. Here are just a few! Read More

Gadgets galore: 8 digital products from CE Week
CE Week, a New York City-based exhibition from the same folks who bring you the huge CES show in Las Vegas, attracts vendors who are showing new, innovative or just-plain-weird products. Here is a sampling of what we saw. Read More


The Next Generation of Big Data
Learn about IBM's new and expanded Information Management capabilities now delivered in the cloud. Learn More

And there's something else wrong with Comcast's Xfinity customer-based Wi-Fi hotspot plan ...
I have, in previous Gearhead articles (first in Comcast’s latest bad idea turns your Wi-Fi into everybody’s Wi-Fi and then in Revisiting Comcast’s Xfinity public hotspot strategy), discussed Comcast's strategy for implementing opt-out Wi-Fi hotspots on their customers' Xfinity gateways. In the latter post I questioned the security of the service and noted that access to the Comcast service isn't as tightly controlled as the company might think.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Police test smartphones over cellular for undercover use during Boston Marathon
BeOn system from Harris Corp. lets public safety networks talk to cellular networks Read More

Smartwatches at work: Boon or bane for IT?
After years of coping with BYOD headaches, IT shops may soon have to support smartwatches Read More

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3 Choices for Effective UC Management
This webcast discusses five best practices on how to successfully optimize and manage UC, as well as how to gain clear picture of overall performance and quickly troubleshoot when the inevitable issues arise. Learn More

Trade group previews apps to give mobile users choice on ads
The Digital Advertising Alliance plans to release two apps this fall allowing users to opt out of behavioral ads Read More

Android for Work and Office integration let you get down to business
From app data separation and security enhancements to native QuickOffice editing within apps Read More

Foxconn CEO mocks curved displays on smartphones
Foxconn is working on putting a flat 35-megapixel camera on an upcoming phone Read More

First Look: Google's I/O announcements
A new version of Android, a TV suite and a whole lot more. Read More


5 potential Facebook killers

Outside of the obvious suspects – LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+ – who has the potential to unseat Facebook? Here are five possibilities.


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