ITworld Networking http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/44/all en FCC gets record number of net neutrality comments, what now? http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436458/fcc-gets-record-number-net-neutrality-comments-what-now The U.S. Federal Communications Commission&#039;s deadline for the public to comment on the agency&#039;s proposed net neutrality rules passed Monday with more than 3 million comments filed, by far a record number for an FCC proceeding.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436458/fcc-gets-record-number-net-neutrality-comments-what-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436458/fcc-gets-record-number-net-neutrality-comments-what-now#comments Government Internet IT Management Networking Unified Communications News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:50:40 +0000 IDGNS staff 436458 at http://www.itworld.com IBM wants to replace the spreadsheet with Watson Analytics http://www.itworld.com/436450/ibm-wants-replace-spreadsheet-watson-analytics In an ongoing effort to commercialize its Watson analysis technology, IBM is testing a new service that can answer questions business managers might have about their data.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/436450/ibm-wants-replace-spreadsheet-watson-analytics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/436450/ibm-wants-replace-spreadsheet-watson-analytics#comments Cloud Computing Internet Networking Software News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:03:13 +0000 IDGNS staff 436450 at http://www.itworld.com Mail.Ru buys rest of Russia's VKontakte, ending shareholder dispute http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/436416/mailru-buys-rest-russias-vkontakte-ending-shareholder-dispute Internet conglomerate Mail.Ru has at last acquired total control of Russian social network VKontakte after a lingering shareholder dispute involving allegations of embezzlement and the involvement of the Russian secret service.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/436416/mailru-buys-rest-russias-vkontakte-ending-shareholder-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/436416/mailru-buys-rest-russias-vkontakte-ending-shareholder-dispute#comments Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:56:53 +0000 IDGNS staff 436416 at http://www.itworld.com China's Baidu partners with BMW on driverless car research http://www.itworld.com/networking/436409/chinas-baidu-partners-bmw-driverless-car-research Chinese search giant Baidu has entered into a partnership with BMW to jointly research driverless car technologies, with the goal of developing a semi-autonomous vehicle in three years.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/436409/chinas-baidu-partners-bmw-driverless-car-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/436409/chinas-baidu-partners-bmw-driverless-car-research#comments Internet IT Management Networking News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:48:44 +0000 IDGNS staff 436409 at http://www.itworld.com Infor plots move into cloud financials in strike against Workday http://www.itworld.com/software/436408/infor-plots-move-cloud-financials-strike-against-workday Infor is hoping to elbow its way into Workday&#039;s turf with an upcoming cloud-based financial software suite dubbed Financials Xi.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/436408/infor-plots-move-cloud-financials-strike-against-workday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/436408/infor-plots-move-cloud-financials-strike-against-workday#comments Cloud Computing Enterprise Software Internet Networking On-demand Software Software News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:05:14 +0000 IDGNS staff 436408 at http://www.itworld.com Wi-Fi group acts to simplify peer-to-peer video, printing and other tasks http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/436349/wi-fi-group-acts-simplify-peer-peer-video-printing-and-other-tasks The Wi-Fi Direct standard for linking two devices without a LAN is about to get easier to use.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/436349/wi-fi-group-acts-simplify-peer-peer-video-printing-and-other-tasks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/436349/wi-fi-group-acts-simplify-peer-peer-video-printing-and-other-tasks#comments Mobile & Wireless Networking News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:54:36 +0000 IDGNS staff 436349 at http://www.itworld.com Facebook open sources its mcrouter data-caching tool http://www.itworld.com/networking/436345/facebook-open-sources-its-mcrouter-data-caching-tool Facebook is releasing mcrouter, its software for turning many cache servers around the world into one distributed system, as open source.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/436345/facebook-open-sources-its-mcrouter-data-caching-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/436345/facebook-open-sources-its-mcrouter-data-caching-tool#comments Internet Networking Storage News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:23:00 +0000 IDGNS staff 436345 at http://www.itworld.com Brocade buys NFV mobile analytics assets http://www.itworld.com/436326/brocade-buys-nfv-mobile-analytics-assets Brocade this week today announced that it has acquired the network visibility and analytics technology assets from privately held Vistapointe in an all-cash transaction.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/436326/brocade-buys-nfv-mobile-analytics-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/436326/brocade-buys-nfv-mobile-analytics-assets#comments IT Management Mobile & Wireless Networking News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:30:46 +0000 IDGNS staff 436326 at http://www.itworld.com Samsung's first open-source conference kicks off, with Tizen on its mind http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/436315/samsungs-first-open-source-conference-kicks-tizen-its-mind The inaugural Samsung Open-Source Conference opens Tuesday morning in Seoul, with keynotes from well-known figures in the open source world and a hackathon focused on Tizen, the company&#039;s in-house mobile operating system.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/436315/samsungs-first-open-source-conference-kicks-tizen-its-mind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/436315/samsungs-first-open-source-conference-kicks-tizen-its-mind#comments Mobile & Wireless Networking Open Source Software News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:07:58 +0000 IDGNS staff 436315 at http://www.itworld.com Yahoo slams new 'digital will' law, says users have privacy when they die http://www.itworld.com/security/436311/yahoo-slams-new-digital-will-law-says-users-have-privacy-when-they-die What should happen to your personal digital communications -- emails, chats, photos and the like -- after you die? Should they be treated like physical letters for the purposes of a will?<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/436311/yahoo-slams-new-digital-will-law-says-users-have-privacy-when-they-die" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/436311/yahoo-slams-new-digital-will-law-says-users-have-privacy-when-they-die#comments Data Protection Internet Networking On-demand Software Security Unified Communications News Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:22:50 +0000 IDGNS staff 436311 at http://www.itworld.com FTC warns of using big data to exclude consumers http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436303/ftc-warns-using-big-data-exclude-consumers The collection and analysis of big data holds great promise, but may also lead some companies to create profiles of consumers leading to discrimination, the chairwoman of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said Monday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436303/ftc-warns-using-big-data-exclude-consumers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436303/ftc-warns-using-big-data-exclude-consumers#comments Government Internet IT Management Networking News Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:19:38 +0000 IDGNS staff 436303 at http://www.itworld.com Facebook's TODO project is a big push to evolve the world of open source http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/436293/facebooks-todo-project-big-push-evolve-world-open-source Facebook has partnered with several large companies to kick off a new project called TODO that aims to improve the way open source software is developed and consumed.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/436293/facebooks-todo-project-big-push-evolve-world-open-source" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/436293/facebooks-todo-project-big-push-evolve-world-open-source#comments Enterprise Software Internet Networking On-demand Software Open Source News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:50:35 +0000 IDGNS staff 436293 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft bringing more mobile, cloud products to China with new subsidiary http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436268/microsoft-bringing-more-mobile-cloud-products-china-new-subsidiary Microsoft is eying China with plans to develop more mobile and cloud-based technologies for the country at a new subsidiary in Shanghai, despite the regulatory hurdles the U.S. company has been facing in the country.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436268/microsoft-bringing-more-mobile-cloud-products-china-new-subsidiary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436268/microsoft-bringing-more-mobile-cloud-products-china-new-subsidiary#comments Cloud Computing Internet IT Management Networking Software News Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:33:22 +0000 IDGNS staff 436268 at http://www.itworld.com Netflix will launch on French telco's set-top boxes http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436219/netflix-will-launch-french-telcos-set-top-boxes Video on-demand service Netflix is expanding in Europe and will soon appear on the set-top boxes of French telecom operator Bouygues Telecom, the operator said on Monday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436219/netflix-will-launch-french-telcos-set-top-boxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/436219/netflix-will-launch-french-telcos-set-top-boxes#comments Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:55:45 +0000 IDGNS staff 436219 at http://www.itworld.com California regulators say Uber, Lyft and Sidecar's car-pool services are illegal http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/436034/california-regulators-say-uber-lyft-and-sidecars-car-pool-services-are-illega New car-pool services sold by ride-sharing companies including Uber and Lyft are illegal in California, according to state regulators.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/436034/california-regulators-say-uber-lyft-and-sidecars-car-pool-services-are-illega" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/436034/california-regulators-say-uber-lyft-and-sidecars-car-pool-services-are-illega#comments Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:47:49 +0000 IDGNS staff 436034 at http://www.itworld.com