ITworld IT Management http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/3604/all en China's Alibaba to offer mobile phone services in June http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415171/chinas-alibaba-offer-mobile-phone-services-june Alibaba&#039;s Tmall and Taobao sites already sell everything from clothes and furniture to car tires and medicines. But soon they&#039;ll also be offering 3G data and voice call plans as well, the Chinese e-commerce giant said Thursday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415171/chinas-alibaba-offer-mobile-phone-services-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415171/chinas-alibaba-offer-mobile-phone-services-june#comments Internet IT Management Networking Unified Communications News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:01:54 +0000 IDGNS staff 415171 at http://www.itworld.com AMD's profitability streak ends at two quarters http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415158/amds-profitability-streak-ends-two-quarters Advanced Micro Devices&#039; bottom line changed from black to red on Thursday when the company posted a loss after two straight quarters of profits.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415158/amds-profitability-streak-ends-two-quarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415158/amds-profitability-streak-ends-two-quarters#comments IT Management News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:30:56 +0000 IDGNS staff 415158 at http://www.itworld.com Music labels sue Pandora over pre-1972 recordings http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415155/music-labels-sue-pandora-over-pre-1972-recordings Five music labels have filed a lawsuit against streaming music service Pandora Music, saying the company is violating state law by refusing to pay labels and artists for its use of recordings made before 1972.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415155/music-labels-sue-pandora-over-pre-1972-recordings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415155/music-labels-sue-pandora-over-pre-1972-recordings#comments Internet IT Management Legal Networking On-demand Software Personal Tech News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:53:30 +0000 IDGNS staff 415155 at http://www.itworld.com IT security is national security -- but you're not alone http://www.itworld.com/security/415149/it-security-national-security-youre-not-alone National security may be at stake as private businesses try to manage a growing number of cyberthreats, but IT professionals shouldn&#039;t have to bear that burden alone.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/415149/it-security-national-security-youre-not-alone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/415149/it-security-national-security-youre-not-alone#comments IT Management Security News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:47:38 +0000 IDGNS staff 415149 at http://www.itworld.com Quick look: Inside Reddit http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/149209/quick-look-inside-reddit-415125 <!--paging_filter--><p>Reddit has it all: With its ear to the Internet the social site pumps out controversy, interviews, videos and stories.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/149209/quick-look-inside-reddit-415125" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IT Management Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:56:00 +0000 kgerich 415125 at http://www.itworld.com Report: Oracle pushes back against Oregon officials over troubled health care site http://www.itworld.com/software/415099/report-oracle-pushes-back-against-oregon-officials-over-troubled-health-care-site Oracle is gearing up for a fight with officials in Oregon over its role developing an expensive health insurance exchange website that still isn&#039;t fully operational.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415099/report-oracle-pushes-back-against-oregon-officials-over-troubled-health-care-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415099/report-oracle-pushes-back-against-oregon-officials-over-troubled-health-care-site#comments IT Management Legal Software News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:24:09 +0000 IDGNS staff 415099 at http://www.itworld.com Health insurance exchange tech winners and losers http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415093/health-insurance-exchange-tech-winners-and-losers Building health insurance exchanges proved to be much, much easier said than done. Here&#039;s a quick look at who succeeded and who failed.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415093/health-insurance-exchange-tech-winners-and-losers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415093/health-insurance-exchange-tech-winners-and-losers#comments IT Management News health care Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:39:14 +0000 IDGNS staff 415093 at http://www.itworld.com Will the internet of things become the internet of broken things? http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415082/will-internet-things-become-internet-broken-things Fifty billion devices will connect to the Internet in the next few years. It&#039;s up to vendors to make sure they do, in fact, connect to the Internet -- and provide reliable data, security and customer experience. Otherwise, analysts warn, the future may bring an Internet of Broken Things.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415082/will-internet-things-become-internet-broken-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415082/will-internet-things-become-internet-broken-things#comments IT Management Networking News internet of things IoT Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:02:20 +0000 IDGNS staff 415082 at http://www.itworld.com TSMC benefits from demand for high-tech smartphone chips http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415035/tsmc-benefits-demand-high-tech-smartphone-chips Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. said its net profit in the first quarter increased by 21 percent year-over-year on better than expected demand for smartphone chips.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415035/tsmc-benefits-demand-high-tech-smartphone-chips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415035/tsmc-benefits-demand-high-tech-smartphone-chips#comments Hardware IT Management News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:39:02 +0000 IDGNS staff 415035 at http://www.itworld.com SAP reports strong growth in cloud amid slow overall revenue growth http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415028/sap-reports-strong-growth-cloud-amid-slow-overall-revenue-growth SAP reported a strong growth in cloud revenue and fast adoption of its HANA platform in the first quarter, while its software revenue dipped from the same quarter in the previous year.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415028/sap-reports-strong-growth-cloud-amid-slow-overall-revenue-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415028/sap-reports-strong-growth-cloud-amid-slow-overall-revenue-growth#comments Business Intelligence Cloud Computing Enterprise Software Internet IT Management Networking Software News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:46:46 +0000 IDGNS staff 415028 at http://www.itworld.com Net neutrality ruling complicates US transition to IP networks http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/415022/net-neutrality-ruling-complicates-us-transition-ip-networks The transition from copper-based telephone systems to IP networks in the U.S. could become swept up in political fallout as the FCC figures out how to regulate such networks in ways that will appease the courts.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/415022/net-neutrality-ruling-complicates-us-transition-ip-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/415022/net-neutrality-ruling-complicates-us-transition-ip-networks#comments Government IT Management Mobile & Wireless Networking Unified Communications News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:18:21 +0000 IDGNS staff 415022 at http://www.itworld.com Court rejects Lavabit appeal, cites improper procedural handling http://www.itworld.com/security/415014/court-rejects-lavabit-appeal-cites-improper-procedural-handling A U.S. federal court has affirmed contempt charges against Lavabit, rejecting an attempt by company attorneys to argue new issues on appeal.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/415014/court-rejects-lavabit-appeal-cites-improper-procedural-handling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/415014/court-rejects-lavabit-appeal-cites-improper-procedural-handling#comments IT Management Legal Security News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:51:14 +0000 IDGNS staff 415014 at http://www.itworld.com IBM profit falls on weak hardware sales, transition costs http://www.itworld.com/it-management/414981/ibm-profit-falls-weak-hardware-sales-transition-costs Falling hardware sales and the cost of layoffs hit IBM&#039;s profit hard in the first quarter, sending it down 21 percent from a year earlier.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/414981/ibm-profit-falls-weak-hardware-sales-transition-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/414981/ibm-profit-falls-weak-hardware-sales-transition-costs#comments IT Management News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:29:35 +0000 IDGNS staff 414981 at http://www.itworld.com Google revenue jumps 19 percent but still disappoints http://www.itworld.com/it-management/414976/google-revenue-jumps-19-percent-still-disappoints Google reported a 19 percent increase in revenue for the first quarter, but results from its advertising business were mixed.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/414976/google-revenue-jumps-19-percent-still-disappoints" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/414976/google-revenue-jumps-19-percent-still-disappoints#comments Internet IT Management Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:29:54 +0000 IDGNS staff 414976 at http://www.itworld.com Why Projects Fail http://www.itworld.com/it-management/414966/why-projects-fail <!--paging_filter--><p> CIOs are expected to deliver more projects that transform business, and do so on time, on budget and with limited resources.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/414966/why-projects-fail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IT Management Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:00:35 +0000 414966 at http://www.itworld.com