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Microsoft Holoportation

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Microsoft can virtually teleport you from one place to another

Using a combination of mixed reality displays and 3D cameras, users of Microsoft's "Holoportation" technology can interact with remote participants as if they were in the same physical space.

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Major IT outsourcing acquisition will have mixed impact

Information Service Group’s purchase of competitor Alsbridge creates a larger, more well-rounded outsourcing advisory, but will also reduce competitive pricing leverage for clients.

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How tech vendors can successfully articulate a vision

First, your company needs a vision, then, writes columnist Rob Enderle, it needs to know how to articulate it as Corning does with its Day Made of Glass series.

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How today’s tech tools take marketing automation to the next level

It's no secret technology has changed the marketing industry, but what role do modern tech tools play in the marketing world?

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CIO battles nuclear industry regulation in digital shift

Newport News Shipbuilding CIO Bharat Amin is challenging regulations as he drives a transformation geared to digitize IT systems and processes.

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Burning Man's tech director brings full-scale IT to Black Rock City

Heather Gallagher, director of technology for the annual 70,000-participant Burning Man event in the Nevada desert, leads a team that builds, runs and dismantles the IT infrastructure needed for the temporary metropolis known as Black...

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Some tech firms welcome Trump’s H-1B reforms

IT services firms that hire U.S. workers and don't offshore work and are hopeful about President-elect Donald Trump's planned crackdown on H-1B visa use.

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20 years ago: Hot sci/tech images from 1996

As we wind down 2016, we thought it would be fascinating to take a look at what some of the hot topics were 20 years ago. What we found are monkeys in space; a heaping helping of interesting computer news from the old Comdex trade...

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Building your business case for consumption-based IT pricing

As CIO, you’re under pressure to ensure greater business agility. You need to make sure the business can quickly scale its consumption of technologies. You need to avoid big implementation road maps and switch instead to an easy-on,...

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5 tips to help developers keep up with changing technologies

Developers want to learn new technologies and build new things. These five tips can help keep your developers happy and the innovation flowing.

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Trump presidency could sound death knell for offshore outsourcing

U.S.-based offshore outsourcing customers should prepare for the effects of a Trump presidency on their IT services deals.

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A year after separation, HP and HPE are still trying to shed rust

Five years ago, then Hewlett-Packard CEO Leo Apotheker was derided for an abrupt plan to spin off the PC division from the mothership. It happened anyway in 2015, when the idea seemed more logical.

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Sanders launches new attack on offshore outsourcing

Former presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will introduce legislation to discourage companies from relocating jobs offshore.

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Splice Machine boosts hybrid relational data platform

The startup adds support for columnar storage, in-memory caching and cost-optimized AWS storage to its hybrid transactional and analytical processing platform.

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How digital workplaces keep workers connected

Innovative companies are overhauling their offices and upgrading their technology systems to create business agility, according to MIT research.

Computerworld Tech Forecast 2017 [dart flying towards target]
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Tech Forecast 2017: Hiring, budgets, disruptive tech and more

Senior tech execs are optimistic heading into 2017, but with budgets and head count flat, should IT workers be worried?

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SAP CIO on leading IT when the business is IT

Michael Golz, CIO of Americas at SAP, has a unique perspective on IT's role in product development and digital transformation.

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Microsoft's reported LinkedIn concessions don't amount to much

Microsoft has faced a tough battle getting its $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn approved in Europe. Now, it's reportedly suggesting a set of concessions to European regulators, but they're not exactly huge giveaways.

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