ITworld Internet http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/41/all en IEEE standards group wants to bring order to IoT http://www.itworld.com/networking/437216/ieee-standards-group-wants-bring-order-iot The IEEE is embarking on an ambitious effort to build a overarching architecture for the Internet of Things, spanning a multitude of industries and technologies.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/437216/ieee-standards-group-wants-bring-order-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/437216/ieee-standards-group-wants-bring-order-iot#comments Internet Networking News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:17:35 +0000 IDGNS staff 437216 at http://www.itworld.com FCC questions how to enforce net neutrality rules http://www.itworld.com/it-management/437207/fcc-questions-how-enforce-net-neutrality-rules The U.S. Federal Communications Commission needs to create explicit rules that tell broadband providers what traffic management techniques they can and cannot use if the agency has any hope of enforcing its proposed net neutrality rules, some advocates told the agency Friday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/437207/fcc-questions-how-enforce-net-neutrality-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/437207/fcc-questions-how-enforce-net-neutrality-rules#comments Government Internet IT Management Networking Unified Communications News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:20:24 +0000 IDGNS staff 437207 at http://www.itworld.com SAP CEO Bill McDermott on why Concur is worth $8.3 billion http://www.itworld.com/software/437195/sap-ceo-bill-mcdermott-why-concur-worth-83-billion SAP&#039;s announcement that it will pay US$8.3 billion to buy business-travel and expense software vendor Concur might have generated less initial buzz than the companies hoped, given it was almost simultaneous with the revelation that Larry Ellison has relinquished his CEO seat to become CTO and executive chairman of Oracle.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/437195/sap-ceo-bill-mcdermott-why-concur-worth-83-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/437195/sap-ceo-bill-mcdermott-why-concur-worth-83-billion#comments Cloud Computing Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software Software Interview Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:19:51 +0000 IDGNS staff 437195 at http://www.itworld.com Alibaba shares open at a high $92.70 http://www.itworld.com/it-management/437189/alibaba-shares-open-high-9270 In their first day of trading, shares of Alibaba stock opened at US$92.70 on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, an increase of more than 35 percent over the $68 initial public offering price.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/437189/alibaba-shares-open-high-9270" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/437189/alibaba-shares-open-high-9270#comments Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:42:38 +0000 IDGNS staff 437189 at http://www.itworld.com New US Senate bill aims to limit access to emails stored abroad http://www.itworld.com/it-management/437099/new-us-senate-bill-aims-limit-access-emails-stored-abroad Legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate on Thursday aims to place limits on access by U.S. law enforcement agencies to emails and other communications stored abroad.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/437099/new-us-senate-bill-aims-limit-access-emails-stored-abroad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/437099/new-us-senate-bill-aims-limit-access-emails-stored-abroad#comments Government Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software Security News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:54:00 +0000 IDGNS staff 437099 at http://www.itworld.com Mysterious entity acquires TwitPic, saving it from death http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/437054/mysterious-entity-acquires-twitpic-saving-it-death TwitPic, the image-hosting company that two weeks ago said it would shut down after a trademark dispute with Twitter, has apparently been acquired, keeping its service alive.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/437054/mysterious-entity-acquires-twitpic-saving-it-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/437054/mysterious-entity-acquires-twitpic-saving-it-death#comments Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:05:07 +0000 IDGNS staff 437054 at http://www.itworld.com SAP buying Concur for $8.3 billion to boost cloud portfolio http://www.itworld.com/software/437048/update-sap-buying-concur-83-billion-boost-cloud-portfolio SAP is buying business-travel and expense software vendor Concur for about US$8.3 billion, in a bid to continue growing out its portfolio of cloud-based applications.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/437048/update-sap-buying-concur-83-billion-boost-cloud-portfolio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/437048/update-sap-buying-concur-83-billion-boost-cloud-portfolio#comments Cloud Computing Enterprise Software Internet IT Management Networking Software News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:28:04 +0000 IDGNS staff 437048 at http://www.itworld.com Alibaba's IPO could be 'open sesame' for global expansion http://www.itworld.com/it-management/437047/alibabas-ipo-could-be-open-sesame-global-expansion Alibaba, an e-commerce giant in China, wants to make new friends in the U.S. Especially friends with money.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/437047/alibabas-ipo-could-be-open-sesame-global-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/437047/alibabas-ipo-could-be-open-sesame-global-expansion#comments Internet IT Management Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:39:48 +0000 IDGNS staff 437047 at http://www.itworld.com Larry Ellison steps down as Oracle CEO, Catz, Hurd named co-CEOs http://www.itworld.com/software/437000/oracle-ceo-larry-ellison-steps-down-ceo-catz-hurd-named-co-ceos It&#039;s the end of an era at Oracle, as CEO Larry Ellison has been appointed executive chairman and CTO of the vendor, with co-presidents Safra Catz and Mark Hurd named co-CEOs.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/437000/oracle-ceo-larry-ellison-steps-down-ceo-catz-hurd-named-co-ceos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/437000/oracle-ceo-larry-ellison-steps-down-ceo-catz-hurd-named-co-ceos#comments Cloud Computing Hardware Internet IT Management Networking Software News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:12:44 +0000 IDGNS staff 437000 at http://www.itworld.com Increased Internet access to spur consumer spending in South Africa, survey says http://www.itworld.com/internet/436997/increased-internet-access-spur-consumer-spending-south-africa-survey-says Broader Internet access will generate more consumer spending than any other media product or service in the next five years in South Africa&#039;s entertainment and media industry, according to a new report.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/436997/increased-internet-access-spur-consumer-spending-south-africa-survey-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/436997/increased-internet-access-spur-consumer-spending-south-africa-survey-says#comments Internet News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:31:10 +0000 IDGNS staff 436997 at http://www.itworld.com Facebook turns its feed into a popularity contest http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/436986/facebook-turns-its-feed-popularity-contest Facebook users will soon start to see more posts higher in their feeds tied to popular events or topics of conversation, with less relevant posts getting pushed farther down.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/436986/facebook-turns-its-feed-popularity-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/436986/facebook-turns-its-feed-popularity-contest#comments Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:12:32 +0000 IDGNS staff 436986 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft plots Dynamics CRM update with an eye on marketing, global expansion http://www.itworld.com/software/436980/microsoft-plots-dynamics-crm-update-eye-marketing-global-expansion Microsoft is poised to release a major update to its Dynamics CRM and marketing applications in a bid to gain market share against rivals such as Salesforce.com.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/436980/microsoft-plots-dynamics-crm-update-eye-marketing-global-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/436980/microsoft-plots-dynamics-crm-update-eye-marketing-global-expansion#comments Cloud Computing Enterprise Software Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software Software News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:06:31 +0000 IDGNS staff 436980 at http://www.itworld.com Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report: Identifying Weak Links http://www.itworld.com/security/436969/cisco-2014-midyear-security-report-identifying-weak-links <!--paging_filter--><p> As the Internet of Things accelerates, adversaries will spend more time finding weak links across the threat landscape to compromise systems and data. Download the Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report to learn about these threats.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/436969/cisco-2014-midyear-security-report-identifying-weak-links" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Intelligence Internet Security Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:55:39 +0000 436969 at http://www.itworld.com Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report: Identifying Weak Links http://www.itworld.com/security/436969/cisco-2014-midyear-security-report-identifying-weak-links <!--paging_filter--><p> As the Internet of Things accelerates, adversaries will spend more time finding weak links across the threat landscape to compromise systems and data. Download the Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report to learn about these threats.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/436969/cisco-2014-midyear-security-report-identifying-weak-links" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Intelligence Internet Security Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:55:39 +0000 436969 at http://www.itworld.com Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report: Identifying Weak Links http://www.itworld.com/security/436969/cisco-2014-midyear-security-report-identifying-weak-links <!--paging_filter--><p> As the Internet of Things accelerates, adversaries will spend more time finding weak links across the threat landscape to compromise systems and data. Download the Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report to learn about these threats.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/436969/cisco-2014-midyear-security-report-identifying-weak-links" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Intelligence Internet Security Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:55:39 +0000 436969 at http://www.itworld.com