ITworld Software http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/51/all en Hortonworks, Pivotal team to better manage Hadoop http://www.itworld.com/software/428999/hortonworks-pivotal-team-better-manage-hadoop In the hot market for big-data products and services, sometimes even competitors must work together for the common good.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/428999/hortonworks-pivotal-team-better-manage-hadoop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/428999/hortonworks-pivotal-team-better-manage-hadoop#comments Software News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:48:45 +0000 IDGNS staff 428999 at http://www.itworld.com Rimini Street keeps growing despite specter of Oracle lawsuit http://www.itworld.com/software/428994/rimini-street-keeps-growing-despite-specter-oracle-lawsuit Rimini Street is continuing to rapidly grow revenue for its third-party software support business despite its ongoing litigation with Oracle.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/428994/rimini-street-keeps-growing-despite-specter-oracle-lawsuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/428994/rimini-street-keeps-growing-despite-specter-oracle-lawsuit#comments IT Management Legal Software News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:29:47 +0000 IDGNS staff 428994 at http://www.itworld.com Instagrab for iOS lets you download videos and photos from Instagram http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428988/instagrab-ios-lets-you-download-videos-and-photos-instagram Instagrab is a free app for iOS that lets you save, share, repost or shoutout photos and videos from Instagram. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428988/instagrab-ios-lets-you-download-videos-and-photos-instagram" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428988/instagrab-ios-lets-you-download-videos-and-photos-instagram#comments Mobile & Wireless Software Tip IOS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:35:00 +0000 jimlynch 428988 at http://www.itworld.com Google Authenticator for iOS helps protect your Google account http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428983/google-authenticator-ios-helps-protect-your-google-account Google Authenticator for iOS can help protect your Google account from unauthorized access by letting you use two-step verification. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428983/google-authenticator-ios-helps-protect-your-google-account" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428983/google-authenticator-ios-helps-protect-your-google-account#comments Mobile & Wireless Software Tip IOS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:14:10 +0000 jimlynch 428983 at http://www.itworld.com Search the Pirate Bay on your Android device with the PirateApp http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428980/search-pirate-bay-your-android-device-pirateapp The PirateApp is a free app for Android devices that makes it fast and easy to search the Pirate Bay for torrents. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428980/search-pirate-bay-your-android-device-pirateapp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/428980/search-pirate-bay-your-android-device-pirateapp#comments Mobile & Wireless Software Tip Android pirate bay Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:47:25 +0000 jimlynch 428980 at http://www.itworld.com Chinese regulators target Microsoft for office visits http://www.itworld.com/windows/428970/chinese-regulators-target-microsoft-office-visits Officials today from the China government appeared at four Microsoft offices, but the purpose of the visits was unclear. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/428970/chinese-regulators-target-microsoft-office-visits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/428970/chinese-regulators-target-microsoft-office-visits#comments IT Management Legal Operating Systems Software Windows News China Microsoft Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:17:42 +0000 IDGNS staff 428970 at http://www.itworld.com Watch Doom being played on a hacked ATM http://www.itworld.com/software/428938/watch-doom-being-played-hacked-atm Please enter your PIN and then press Enter to combat a horde of demons.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/428938/watch-doom-being-played-hacked-atm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/428938/watch-doom-being-played-hacked-atm#comments Personal Tech Software Opinion Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:05:29 +0000 IDGNS staff 428938 at http://www.itworld.com Top 25 free tools for every Windows desktop http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160325/top-25-free-tools-every-windows-desktop-428927 <!--paging_filter--><p>Whatever your poison -- Windows 7 or 8, updated or not -- there's a desktop tool just begging to become part of your repertoire.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160325/top-25-free-tools-every-windows-desktop-428927" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Software Windows Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:10:00 +0000 kgerich 428927 at http://www.itworld.com Layoffs cool Microsoft employees' opinion of CEO Satya Nadella http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428885/layoffs-cool-microsoft-employees-opinion-ceo-satya-nadella Percentage of former and current workers who approve of CEO drops by 24%, those who disapprove quadruples, after big layoffs hit. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428885/layoffs-cool-microsoft-employees-opinion-ceo-satya-nadella" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428885/layoffs-cool-microsoft-employees-opinion-ceo-satya-nadella#comments IT Management Operating Systems Software Windows News Microsoft Satya Nadella Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:07:18 +0000 IDGNS staff 428885 at http://www.itworld.com Oracle's new in-memory database option could spark unanticipated costs, expert warns http://www.itworld.com/software/428765/oracles-new-memory-database-option-could-spark-unanticipated-costs-expert-warns Oracle database shops that have or are planning to download the latest version of 12c take warning: The vendor&#039;s newly launched, much-hyped in-memory processing database option is turned on by default, according to one expert.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/428765/oracles-new-memory-database-option-could-spark-unanticipated-costs-expert-warns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/428765/oracles-new-memory-database-option-could-spark-unanticipated-costs-expert-warns#comments IT Management Legal Software News Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:25:28 +0000 IDGNS staff 428765 at http://www.itworld.com How to revert to Mavericks from the Yosemite public beta http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/428745/how-revert-mavericks-yosemite-public-beta If you&#039;ve leapt aboard the beta without thinking carefully about what this would mean for day-to-day use, and you now wish you had Mavericks (OS X 10.9) back, we&#039;re here to help.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/428745/how-revert-mavericks-yosemite-public-beta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/428745/how-revert-mavericks-yosemite-public-beta#comments Operating Systems Software News Mac OS OS X Yosemite Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:22:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 428745 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft wants you to forget Windows 8 http://www.itworld.com/windows/428726/microsoft-wants-you-forget-windows-8 Look to Vista for how Redmond will treat Windows 8 as it moves on to the next bright, shiny OS. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/428726/microsoft-wants-you-forget-windows-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/428726/microsoft-wants-you-forget-windows-8#comments Operating Systems Software Windows News windows 8 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:52:18 +0000 IDGNS staff 428726 at http://www.itworld.com 5 must-have free pieces of software for your PC http://www.itworld.com/software/428723/5-must-have-free-pieces-software-your-pc You don&#039;t need to spend a bundle if you want great software for your PC -- in fact, you won&#039;t need to spend a penny. Here are five of my favorite free must-haves that any PC owner needs.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/428723/5-must-have-free-pieces-software-your-pc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/428723/5-must-have-free-pieces-software-your-pc#comments Security Software Product review Avast! CCleaner free Irfanview PC software Steam VLC Media Player Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:36:26 +0000 Preston Gralla 428723 at http://www.itworld.com NoSQL is a no go once again http://www.itworld.com/big-data/428717/nosql-no-go-once-again Twice now I’ve deeply investigated NoSQL for an upcoming project, and twice now I’ve come to the conclusion that it would be a bad decision.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/big-data/428717/nosql-no-go-once-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/big-data/428717/nosql-no-go-once-again#comments Big Data Business Business Intelligence Cloud Computing Consumerization of IT Data Center Development Software Storage Opinion nosql SQL Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 mombrea 428717 at http://www.itworld.com 13 pieces of advice for Yosemite beta testers http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/428696/13-pieces-advice-yosemite-beta-testers For the first time since 2000, Apple is allowing pubic beta testers to try out a prerelease version of OS X. Ryan Faas tells testers what to do and what to avoid. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/428696/13-pieces-advice-yosemite-beta-testers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/428696/13-pieces-advice-yosemite-beta-testers#comments Operating Systems Software Opinion Mac OS OS X OS X Yosemite Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:20:45 +0000 IDGNS staff 428696 at http://www.itworld.com