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Manufacturers to invest more in tech over next six months

Productivity increasing in small and medium manufacturers but still need to invest more to improve efficiency survey finds read more »

Global pulp and paper firm Suzano deploys SAP Hana in multi-million IT project

Forestry company has consolidated its estate and piloted SAP Hana, a first for Latin America read more »

Close shaves between aircraft and drones on the upswing

The US FAA released data that indicated that pilots had to sometimes take evasive action read more »

First robot, networked tablets head to West Africa to fight Ebola

The first robot and networked tablets are making their way to an Ebola treatment unit in Liberia, where they will give aid workers their first chance at sharing data about the deadly outbreak. read more »

Here's why hydrogen-fueled cars aren't little Hindenburgs

Hydrogen gas is 16 times lighter than air, ignites with just a tenth the energy required to combust a gasoline-air mixture and is stored in fuel tanks pressurized up to 10,000 psi. But hydrogen-fueled cars are unlikely to go up like the ill-fated... read more »

Microsoft study finds everybody wants DevOps but culture is a challenge

The cultural barriers between developers and operations are way more of an obstacle than any shortcomings of technology. read more »

Google delays demise of old-style Chrome plug-ins

Google on Monday gave traditional Google plug-ins a stay of execution and instead outlined a plan to finalize their demise in 10 months. read more »

New IBM service shines a light on mobile device and app performance

The company is also unveiling cloud-based virtual desktops for mobile devices read more »

Office 365's spam filter gets smarter at sorting bulk mailings

The Exchange Online Protection email security engine rates these promotional messages on a scale of 1 to 9 read more »

Google to Apps users: take more responsibility for protecting your accounts

Changes to the suite's security features should make it easier for employees to become more active in protecting themselves from hackers read more »

McLaren's F1 predictive analytics snapped up by KPMG

KPMG will use the Formula One team's predictive analytics to inform businesses about auditing and supply chain optimisation read more »

Why is Microsoft updating Windows PCs for a security bug on the server?

The Kerberos vulnerability is only in Windows Server, but Windows PCs are getting extra security fixes read more »

Double-edged feedback sword nicks Microsoft over OneDrive

The double-edged sword of feedback has drawn some blood from Microsoft's Windows 10 and nicked the company's promise to listen to users. read more »

Flurry of hydrogen fuel cell cars challenge all-electric vehicles

Top car makers this week used the stage at the L.A. Auto Show to showcase announcements around their upcoming release of zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. read more »

Apple delivers another Yosemite beta as WiFi issues persist

It's not clear what this second beta of the OS is designed to fix read more »

Facebook's alternative PHP engine attracts Web service providers

HHVM is being used by the Box storage service and by one of the largest hosts for enterprise-ready WordPress read more »

Cameras, robotic mules could help battle Ebola in West Africa

Researchers are working on technology that could be shipped to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak as soon as a few months from now, while also looking ahead to bigger plans to combat any disease outbreak. read more »

SAP talks up Hana but small companies slow to sign on

Small companies have some internal work to do before adopting the in-memory computing platform read more »

IBM offers 'devops' services to speed up enterprises' app development

Big Blue experts can help CIOs implement this new approach to rapid creation and release of software read more »

Does being first in supercomputing still matter?

The European forecast of Hurricane Sandy in 2012 was so far ahead of U.S. models in predicting the storm's path that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration was called before Congress to explain how it happened. read more »


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