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More CIOs joining boards, WSJ reports

Along with Aerohive and Travelport, the Journal noted that ArcBest Corp., Autolive Inc., Lowe's Cos Inc., Winnebago Industries Inc. and Zion Bancorporation have all seen CIOs join their boards since February. 

Spotlight: Windows 10 up to 5% market share after 1 month

Windows 10 is now the fourth most used OS after just a month of being live.

User Data Manifesto 2.0 targets tech industry data practices

A new manifesto aims to place the full control of personal data in the hands of the user. The project has lined up some big-name supporters including KDE, GNOME and Free Software Foundation Europe.

At new PrivacyCon event, FTC seeks input from industry

Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez announced PrivacyCon today, an effort to bring together whitehat researchers, academics, industry representatives, consumer advocates, academics and government regulators to discuss the role of data collection across businesses.

Report: 1 major Linux migration that went awry

Workers for the city of Munich are apparently clamoring to switch back to Windows, leaving their high-end machines idle as they use their personal devices at work instead.

Clarizen update focuses on visibility

Clarizen, which offers project management software, is rolling out updates designed to improve visibility for users. 

Microsoft Office 2016 may launch Sept. 22, according to reported leaked internal websites

The popular Microsoft Office 2016 will launch late next month, at least according to screenshots of reportedly leaked internal websites.

Here's how CIOs should prepare for M&A activity, even before they know it's coming

For CIOs, mergers and acquisitions mean a lot of work: integrating systems, taking inventory of IT resources, ensuring compatibility of technical workflows, and many more responsibilities. In fact, IT is presented with the "largest integration challenges" during M&A events, according to a contributed article from Deloitte in Wall Street Journal's CIO Journal. The firm offered a few steps that IT and CIOs can take to set themselves up for success when companies merge.

Hewlett-Packard's latest financials point to challenges for enterprise business post split

Hewlett-Packard's final earnings report before its November split missed the mark on several fronts, including the core businesses that will make up the new Hewlett-Packard Enterprise company.

Oracle updates Service Cloud, Social Cloud so companies can analyze customer comments

Tech giant Oracle rolled out Monday new features for its Service Cloud and Social Cloud – all with the intention of creating a better way for companies to harness customer data and feedback via social channels.