ITworld Software en IBM Watson cooks up some new dishes When not busy helping to find new treatments for cancer, IBM Watson is helping to cook up a few new dishes as well.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Computing Internet Networking On-demand Software Software News Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:59:15 +0000 IDGNS staff 433873 at Appeals court denies Oracle request to restore $1.3 billion judgment against SAP Oracle has failed to persuade a federal appeals court to restore US$1.3 billion judgment in its copyright-infringement lawsuit against SAP, but will have the options of taking a lesser amount of money or pursuing a new trial.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IT Management Legal Software News Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:48:44 +0000 IDGNS staff 433858 at How to enable shortcodes in Wordpress widgets Shortcodes in Wordpress are small snippets of text that you can enter into a post or page body which trigger a larger function to run at that position. It’s the equivalent of inserting a program inline with your content and it’s useful in many scenarios. Wouldn’t it be nice to have this power in sidebar widgets as well?<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Open Source Software How-to plugins wordpress Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:28:38 +0000 mombrea 433763 at How to fix problem with document cache in Microsoft Office? <p>I’m having a really annoying problem with Office. I keep getting an error that says “The Microsoft Office document cache encountered a problem.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Software cache problem document cache Microsoft office Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:42:46 +0000 cchecca 433705 at Paging Dr. Watson, IBM's medical adviser for the future IBM continues to make the case for the nascent field of cognitive computing, showing off some Watson prototypes Thursday that could help speed scientific discovery in the medical field, by scanning large volumes of literature and data far more quickly then humans can, and suggesting possible leads.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Computing Internet Networking On-demand Software Software News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:39:14 +0000 IDGNS staff 433683 at Chromebook Pixel revisited: 18 months with Google's luxury laptop Is it crazy to pay $1300 for a Chromebook? Some reflections after a year and a half of living with Google&#039;s luxurious Pixel.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Computing Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking Personal Tech Software Unified Communications News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:32:52 +0000 IDGNS staff 433647 at Don’t call them “delivery guys” anymore [CARTOON] Thanks to the cloud, the “as a service” trend is getting a little out of control<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Cloud Computing Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Software News cartoon cloud comic computers cyberculture delivery guy food humor Internet jokes Mobile news pizza pizza delivery security social media take out technology web Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 433645 at Microsoft should ante up to users for scammed Windows Store apps Microsoft finally did the right thing by finally ridding the Windows Store of 1,500 scams and copycat apps. But here&#039;s one thing it&#039;s not yet doing: Actively searching out users who paid for the fraudulent apps and paying them back.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Software Windows Opinion Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:23:30 +0000 IDGNS staff 433644 at Round smartwatches mean more work for developers The arrival of the first round Android Wear-based smartwatches means developers have to take extra care to ensure their apps look good.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Software News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:27:38 +0000 IDGNS staff 433633 at 9 secrets to project management success Project management seems so straightforward. You set a deadline. You set a budget. You select the right people. The project gets done.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Enterprise Software Software News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:25:59 +0000 IDGNS staff 433631 at Microsoft unifies OneDrive consumer and workplace versions on Android app Microsoft has consolidated the consumer and enterprise editions of OneDrive under a single Android app, a move it plans to replicate across all the platforms that the cloud storage service runs on.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile & Wireless Software Storage Unified Communications News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:19:19 +0000 IDGNS staff 433620 at Why old iPhones become sluggish over time One of the unusual consequences of being in the computer business is that I tend to own more devices than the average person. Therefore, when a family friend recently broke her iPhone 4s, I didn&#039;t hesitate to visit the Tabini Museum of Antique Handsets and Tablets in my basement and dig out my old iPhone 4 to lend to her for a few weeks. After all, with a new model all but certain to be announced by mid-September, it would make little sense to purchase a new handset before then.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Operating Systems Personal Tech Software Opinion Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:15:42 +0000 IDGNS staff 433618 at 6 powerful Google Apps features you're probably not using Google Drive apps are loved for their simplicity and ease of use, but don&#039;t let that fool you. There&#039;s a whole lot of power locked up in these web apps. And while we&#039;d never put the suite on a par with Microsoft Office, there are some impressive features in Docs, Sheets, and Slides that you&#039;ve likely overlooked.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Software Unified Communications News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:10:41 +0000 IDGNS staff 433609 at Microsoft purges 1,500 copycat, fraudulent Windows 8.1 apps Microsoft has begun clamping down on sham Windows Store apps that try to dupe users into paying for free software, the company announced Wednesday.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Enterprise Software Operating Systems Software Windows News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:06:46 +0000 IDGNS staff 433607 at SAP, a devices company? Maybe, maybe not While SAP has made a big push into mobile software and device management with the acquisition of Sybase and a series of apps, it hasn&#039;t made overt moves into the devices market. But this could change down the road, judging from a recently published patent application submitted by SAP.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware Mobile & Wireless Software Unified Communications News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:50:23 +0000 IDGNS staff 433605 at