ITworld IT Management http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/3604/all en Steve Jobs' character becomes issue in Silicon Valley no-hiring case http://www.itworld.com/internet/415286/steve-jobs-character-becomes-issue-silicon-valley-no-hiring-case Tech workers suing over an alleged no-poaching agreement among Silicon Valley firms are fighting an attempt by defendants to ban evidence that might portray Steve Jobs as a bad guy.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/415286/steve-jobs-character-becomes-issue-silicon-valley-no-hiring-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/415286/steve-jobs-character-becomes-issue-silicon-valley-no-hiring-case#comments Internet IT Management Legal Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:44:35 +0000 IDGNS staff 415286 at http://www.itworld.com FCC vote on incentive auction plan could further open broadband competition http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415277/fcc-vote-incentive-auction-plan-could-further-open-broadband-competition The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will reserve a significant amount of spectrum in its upcoming auctions of the television band for unlicensed uses such as Wi-Fi, agency officials said Friday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415277/fcc-vote-incentive-auction-plan-could-further-open-broadband-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415277/fcc-vote-incentive-auction-plan-could-further-open-broadband-competition#comments Government IT Management Mobile & Wireless Unified Communications News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:27:33 +0000 IDGNS staff 415277 at http://www.itworld.com U.S. commercial drone industry struggles to take off http://www.itworld.com/security/415206/us-commercial-drone-industry-struggles-take The U.S. commercial drone industry is still struggling to get off the ground more than two years after President Obama signed into law a bill that permits the civilian use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) over the country&#039;s airspace. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/415206/us-commercial-drone-industry-struggles-take" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/415206/us-commercial-drone-industry-struggles-take#comments Government Hardware IT Management Security News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:36:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 415206 at http://www.itworld.com Twitter to promote app downloads in mobile timelines http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415203/twitter-promote-app-downloads-mobile-timelines Twitter&#039;s new mobile advertising suite lets companies pitch their mobile apps in promoted tweets or place ads inside other apps.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415203/twitter-promote-app-downloads-mobile-timelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415203/twitter-promote-app-downloads-mobile-timelines#comments IT Management Mobile & Wireless News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:46:38 +0000 IDGNS staff 415203 at http://www.itworld.com Google lawsuit against Rockstar to stay in California http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415180/google-lawsuit-against-rockstar-stay-california A Google complaint against Apple-backed patent consortium Rockstar will stay in a California court rather than be moved to Texas where Rockstar already has patent lawsuits against Google&#039;s Android partners, the California court ordered Thursday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415180/google-lawsuit-against-rockstar-stay-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415180/google-lawsuit-against-rockstar-stay-california#comments IT Management Legal News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:51:59 +0000 IDGNS staff 415180 at http://www.itworld.com 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