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iPhone 7 rumor rollup: Apple’s going to build a bazillion iPhones, but how many will be bought?

This week, you can almost hear the production lines spinning into action in China, churning out iPhone-related rumors and titillation. Here’s the past few days’ worth of innuendo and intrigue about Apple’s next-generation device.

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SDN: The emerging reality

Network World analyzes key developments and gauge where organizations stand today in their SDN planning.

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Tech Media Watch: HBO’s “Silicon Valley” set to wrap 2nd season – it won’t be “Game Of Thrones”-esque but it’ll do

The far-and-away best satire of the technology industry on TV airs the last episode of its second season Sunday night, and you really should be watching.

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Office 365 vs. Google for Work: A cloud comparison for small businesses

Microsoft and Google offer low-cost cloud tools for small- and medium-size businesses, but each of their offerings has unique strengths and weaknesses. Here's a high-level comparison of Office 365 and Google for Work, specifically for...

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10 highest-paying IT security jobs

High-profile security breaches, data loss and the need for companies to safeguard themselves against attacks is driving salaries for IT security specialists through the roof. Here are the 10 highest-paying security roles.

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Trip report from the 2015 ITFMA conference

There is a cadre of IT practitioners with the souls of money managers. These are the beleaguered people that manage the messy business of IT. I recently addressed a conference of these folks, and this is my trip report.

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My own personal Comcast customer service horror story (updated)

This Comcast customer service nightmare demonstrates how a general lack of competition in the broadband market lets the notorious cable giant repeatedly get away with atrocious service.

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Innovation lessons from the first computers

You can learn innovation lessons from the pioneers of computing. Hint: It takes vision and project management skills to achieve success.

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What if Windows went open source tomorrow?

Thinking out loud about Microsoft making Windows an open source project is a great way to get your friends and colleagues wondering seriously about your mental health.

Collaboration companies argue their case at Demo Traction

The recent event gave up and coming companies four minutes to explain why they matter, followed by Q&A with judges.

Big data companies argue their case at Demo Traction

The recent event gave up and coming companies four minutes to explain why they matter, followed by Q&A with judges.

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What's new under the IT sun? Nothing and everything

Automation, cloud and mobile technologies are converging in ways that are changing how IT relates to the business. For IT to survive, it will need to function as a service integrator, facilitating operational solutions - not simply...

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The state of mobile payments in 2015

Thanks to big moves from Apple, Samsung, Google and others, the world of mobile payments is rapidly evolving. More retailers accept digital payments than ever before and these 11 tech companies — as well as the world’s most famous...

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Keys to anticipating the road ahead

In the first installment of CIO Confessions, Procter & Gamble’s Filippo Passerini offers advice for the next generation of CIOs and IT execs on success as he embarks on his next professional adventures.

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Why CIOs can’t sell enterprise collaboration tools

Collaboration platforms offer the promise to eliminate unnecessary meetings, phone calls and other time-consuming interactions. However, to succeed those tools have to perform better than the incumbent, which for most people is still...

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Digital marketing and death of a B2B salesman

Those touchy-feely relationships with salespeople are giving way to researching choosing and purchasing products over the Web. Digital marketers are claiming the customer relationship, including the sales conversion, and that will...

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Dropbox? When is it OK to say 'yes'?

A healthcare CIO reverses course and lets doctors use the cloud service, but only with a layer of data encryption for security.

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How Shadow IT gives CMOs more power

IT power has shifted between groups for decades. The latest waves of technology and solutions are increasingly adding to the CMO's IT power.

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