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Intel packs Skylake CPU with innovations as PC industry hopes to reboot

Skylake is “the best processor we’ve ever done,” said Intel's Kirk Skaugen. Move over, Broadwell: this is what the PC industry wants you to buy, starting with dozens of new Skylake PCs showing at IFA in Berlin.

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CIOs create formal processes to get innovative tech from startups

IT leaders can get an innovation injection by tapping into the startup ecosystem via tech incubators, advisory boards and word of mouth
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How to create a physical space for innovation

A look at how companies find unique ways to embrace innovation and invest in new ways of thinking.

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How an innovative mobile app uses location to track events

In Part 2 of his series on Innovation and the Cloud, writer Bernard Golden looks at how the ability to detect events by parsing information organized by location rather than individuals could be a game changer for any number of...

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Real-time computing: Gateway to the Internet of Things?

Real-time computing may have reached the point that PCs reached in the early 1980s: Poised to revolutionize the way things are done.

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Vint Cerf: 'Sometimes I'm terrified' by the IoT

Vint Cerf is known as a "father of the Internet," and like any good parent, he worries about his offspring -- most recently, the IoT.

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Here comes the drone backlash

Soon it will be politically incorrect to express enthusiasm for drones or fly them in public. Too bad. Drones are cool.

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The most innovative tech products, services

Reader nominations for what security products they felt changed the tech industry.

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From Service Provider to Growth Leader

John Marcante, CIO of Vanguard, on the new role of IT

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Innovation in the cloud: Do-it-yourself online eye exams

In this first in a series of columns about disruptive products and services enabled by cloud computing, CIO.com columnist Bernard Golden looks at a company that’s changing the eyeglasses prescription paradigm.

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Facebook taps its social ranking tech to improve employee satisfaction

Facebook’s Tim Campos tells CIO.com how the social network is using volumes of data, its algorithms and IT expertise to help its employees connect, collaborate and even park more efficiently.

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CIO Challenge: Transforming the organization to leverage disruptive technologies

What can CIOs do to maximize the benefits of emerging, disruptive technologies?

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6 ways to keep up with IT trends

It is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future.

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How to reduce IT complexity and increase agility

Overlapping, outdated systems cost money, hobble innovation and confuse employees and customers. How to tackle the tangle? 5 execs share strategies for simplifying your tech stack.

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How to become an IoT hero for your organization

The Internet of Things represents a massive opportunity. Here's what you need to take into account before introducing it to your organization.

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Traction Watch: Forward thinking and a growing market helps Puppet Labs enjoy impressive growth

IT automation is a hot market these days. Services like Puppet Labs that automate repetitive IT infrastructure tasks are helping organizations reduce failures, as well as, recover from those failures faster. And as the market has...

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Congress probes Internet of Things privacy, security

As lawmakers consider how the government should respond to proliferation of new network-enabled devices, industry leaders appeal for a light-touch approach to avoid stifling innovation.

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The Industrialist’s Dilemma

Interview with Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, on how traditional companies must transform for the digital era

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