The best new features in OS X Yosemite (so far)

Look for these cool capabilities in the OS X 10.10 Yosemite public beta

Money before innovation: Why Wall Street loves tech giants these days

No innovation? No sexy new products? Investors celebrate as six old-line companies churn out profits instead...  more

How to create a data lake for fun and profit

The idea of data lakes has been fermenting, and now real companies are using them for real analysis. Here's why you might want one -- and how to create it... more

The truth about big data: It's more than technology

Big data is a maddeningly broad concept, in part because it represents a new, iterative approach to solving problems... more

Free data visualization tool brings clarity to analytics

Qlik Sense Desktop is designed to put Tableau-style data visualization in the hands of users, minus Tableau's price tag... more

Business leaders know: Let in the smartphones, tablets, laptops

Forward-thinking firms like Kraft didn't wait for employees to bring in consumer tech, but led the effort themselves... more

XML co-founder Tim Bray: Beware of spies in your software

Governments are a key offender, he stresses, advising use of HTTPS and OpenPGP to block software-based security threats... more

Facebook to release open source library for iOS interface development

Async Display Kit, part of Facebook's Paper interface app for iOS, offers users better scrolling on devices... more

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Nginx's Web server update beefs up security and load balancing

Latest commercial version of fast-rising Nginx Web... more

Enterprise Windows by J. Peter Bruzzese

Microsoft's new mega tech conference: The pros and cons

A new mega-show will replace the familiar... more

Open Sources by Simon Phipps

This is the golden age of open source

We're in the golden age of open source, not a 'post-open source' society. More than ever, we must... more

Cloud Computing by David Linthicum

Don't believe false alarms about Docker containers

Despite what some people say, Docker containers have plenty of resiliency options when needed... more

Smart User by Galen Gruman

What you need to know about using Bluetooth beacons

Apple's iBeacons technology is merely the start of... more

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