• 5 Keys To Effectively Sell IT Projects To The Business

    5 Keys To Effectively Sell IT Projects To The Business

    Before you can build an IT project, you have to get funding and support from the business side of your organization.That means that, in virtually every case, IT must justify significant expenses (and entire budgets) to the overall business.
  • 5 Keys To Sell IT Projects To The Business Effectively

    5 Keys To Sell IT Projects To The Business Effectively

    Before you can build an IT project, you have to get funding and support from the business side of your organization.That means that, in virtually every case, IT must justify significant expenses (and entire budgets) to the overall business.
  • Be Careful Who You Troll in the UK

    Be Careful Who You Troll in the UK

    Twitter might still be struggling with how to combat trolls, but in the UK, authorites have added new offenses to the list of online behaviors that could land you in hot water with the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).Released during Hate Crime Awareness Week in the UK, the rules help attorneys effectively bring legal action against social media harassers.
  • Facebook to Stop Allowing Advertisers to Target by Race

    Facebook to Stop Allowing Advertisers to Target by Race

    Facebook is making changes to its advertising products after coming under fire last month for allegedly letting promoters discriminate based on race.The social network, in response to a recent ProPublica report, announced the rollout of new tools to detect and automatically disable "ethnic affinity" marketing.
  • What Chemicals on Your Smartphone Reveal About You

    What Chemicals on Your Smartphone Reveal About You

    Researchers have devised a new method of forensic investigation that involves using chemical traces on the surface of your smartphone to form a unique profile about you.The molecules found on your device could, for instance, reveal everything from the type of hygiene and beauty products you use to clues about your diet, the medications you take, even places you have been.
  • Resell Your Google Pixel, Get Locked Out of Your Account?

    Resell Your Google Pixel, Get Locked Out of Your Account?

    It might be easy work, but if you care at all about being able to access your Google Account, we'd advise against it.Word has it that Google has disabled the accounts of more than 200 people for reselling Pixels.
  • Would You Sacrifice Sex for Online Security?

    Would You Sacrifice Sex for Online Security?

    To what lengths would you go to ensure online privacy?According to a new survey, about 40 percent of Americans would refrain from sex and give up their favorite food to avoid cybersecurity headaches.
  • Nearly Half The World is Online

    Nearly Half The World is Online

    Forty-seven percent of the world's population is online, according to a new report from the United Nation's International Telecommunication Union (ITU).At this point, there are almost as many mobile-cellular subscriptions around the world as there are people on Earth.
  • Data Journalism: It's More Than Just Charts and Spreadsheets

    Data Journalism: It's More Than Just Charts and Spreadsheets

    Today we're going to talk about data journalism, the Internet of Things, and how Keefe monitored voter behavior in real time across the country.Then we invited people- Dan Costa: How did you get access to that data?
  • Solve Your Problems With IKEA 'Retail Therapy'

    Solve Your Problems With IKEA 'Retail Therapy'

    The world is so big, it's easy to forget that we all share the same problems: a snoring partner, self-centered friend, mischievous kids, disconnected siblings.But IKEA wants to bring people together the best way it knows how: shopping.
  • Japanese Dementia Patients Tagged With Barcode Stickers

    Japanese Dementia Patients Tagged With Barcode Stickers

    Others tag their senile grandparents' fingers and toes with a scannable barcode.A company in Iruma, Japan, has developed miniature nail adhesives to help keep track of people suffering fro dementia.
  • Microsoft's Zo Chatbot Protected From Exploitation

    Microsoft's Zo Chatbot Protected From Exploitation

    The social AI learns from human interactions to respond "emotionally and intelligently, providing a unique viewpoint.Expected to launch on Skype and Facebook Messenger in the future, Zo is available now for a conversation on Kik.
  • Women's March Clogged D.C. Mobile Networks

    Women's March Clogged D.C. Mobile Networks

    Social media streams this weekend overflowed with photos, videos, and commentary from global protesters of Donald Trump's presidency.But while hundreds of thousands of people sent a figurative message by marching in the nation's capital, their literal messages were thwarted by mobile network issues.
  • Avoid This Pitfall to Get the Best Wireless Deals

    Avoid This Pitfall to Get the Best Wireless Deals

    As I discovered this weekend, sometimes wireless sales people don't know what they're selling.To make a long story short, I tried to sign up for T-Mobile's three-line plan, which is advertised as $140 per month.
  • Siempo’s distraction-free smartphone lets you put the internet on pause

    Siempo’s distraction-free smartphone lets you put the internet on pause

    The design process was evolutionary, Selva said.You can even send texts directly from the Intention Field to the recipient number of your choice.
  • That animated GIF you’re sharing could be an ad in disguise

    That animated GIF you’re sharing could be an ad in disguise

    Before you get your pitchfork out in protest that advertising is invading your blessed animated memes, you should know this: you’ve probably already sent a GIF ad.It’s not going to stop most pizza-lovers from sharing the GIF in a conversation, and GIF search engines are getting paid by companies like Domino’s for pushing their brands.
  • Data Drift Happens: 7 Pesky Problems with People Data

    Data Drift Happens: 7 Pesky Problems with People Data

    And apply data quality to ensure there are less duplicates and correct addresses, helping you get that consistent view across different systems.With more data arriving each day – and more options for people to manage data outside of the enterprise IT structure – getting people data right is quickly becoming a must-have.
  • Data Drift Happens: 7 Pesky Problems with People Data

    Data Drift Happens: 7 Pesky Problems with People Data

    And apply data quality to ensure there are less duplicates and correct addresses, helping you get that consistent view across different systems.With more data arriving each day – and more options for people to manage data outside of the enterprise IT structure – getting people data right is quickly becoming a must-have.
  • How to Hire People for Your IT Culture

    How to Hire People for Your IT Culture

    Joseph Eng, CIO at TravelClick visited us at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to share his experience and advice on how to identify your organization's IT culture and hire the right people for your team.In the video above, Eng shares how to go about identifying your company's culture, and then how to find the right new hires for your IT team.