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Microsoft's Incent Games Acquisition Blends CRM, Fantasy Sports
News  |  8/4/2015  | 
The purchase of Incent Games and its sales gamification platform FantasySalesTeam will help Microsoft drive CRM adoption and team competition.
Acer Aspire One Cloudbook Sports Windows 10
News  |  8/4/2015  | 
Acer is courting the budget-conscious market with the release of the Aspire One Cloudbook, which uses Windows 10 and features Acer's abApps ecosystem.
Beyond Windows 10: 6 Microsoft Releases To Watch
Slideshows  |  8/4/2015  | 
After the global rollout of Windows 10, we look at what's coming up for Microsoft's new operating system and overall product lineup.
Adopting Cloud Is No Longer An Advantage, HBR Finds
News  |  8/3/2015  | 
The analytics unit of Harvard Business Review concludes that since everybody is doing it, less advantage is found in moving to cloud.
Mozilla Takes Aim At Microsoft's Windows 10
Commentary  |  8/1/2015  | 
In an effort to call attention to its Firefox browser, Mozilla is picking a public fight with Microsoft on the week Windows 10 and the new Edge browser are rolled out.
Windows 10 Hits 14M PCs, Office Update: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/1/2015  | 
This week brought us the public launch of Windows 10, global Microsoft celebrations, updated Office for Windows apps, and news on Windows 10 mobile.
Facebook Drone Is Ready To Fly
News  |  8/1/2015  | 
The social network aims to provide Internet access from the air to those without connectivity options.
Open Container Initiative Nears Container-Spec Goal
News  |  7/31/2015  | 
Multi-vendor collaborative adds new members as it works to finalize its draft container spec and run-time.
10 Must-Have Mac OS X Apps
Slideshows  |  7/31/2015  | 
Apple may have some work to do to restore its reputation for software, but third-party developers have got the company's back.
Microsoft Office Mobile Apps Land On Windows 10
News  |  7/31/2015  | 
Microsoft rolls out four Office Mobile apps -- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote -- alongside the worldwide debut of Windows 10.
Windows 10 Wi-Fi Sense Raises Security Concerns
News  |  7/30/2015  | 
The Wi-Fi Sense feature embedded in Windows 10 may make life easier for users, but could it also compromise corporate network security?
Windows 10: Inside NYC Launch Day
Windows 10: Inside NYC Launch Day
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/30/2015  | 
InformationWeek paid a visit to New York City's Microsoft Store on July 29 to see consumers using the final release of Windows 10 on launch day.
Windows 10: NYC Debut, Hands-On Demo
Slideshows  |  7/30/2015  | 
InformationWeek marked the July 29 Windows 10 launch with a visit to New York City's Microsoft specialty store. Here, we take you through our firsthand experiences with Windows 10.
XPoint Memory Chips: Ushering In A New Mobile Era
News  |  7/29/2015  | 
Chip technology from Intel and Micron combines the best qualities of DRAM and solid state memory. It may lead to big changes in mobile and data center operations.
Windows 10 Mobile: Why Microsoft Is Confident
Commentary  |  7/29/2015  | 
Windows 10 for smartphones is essentially feature complete, says Microsoft, and will make its official debut with a new flagship phone soon.
Intel, Micron Introduce Speedy Memory Technology
News  |  7/29/2015  | 
3D XPoint, coming next year, combines the advantages of DRAM and NAND flash. It's the first new category of memory introduced since NAND flash debuted in 1989.
Windows 10: 10 Things To Know At Launch
Slideshows  |  7/27/2015  | 
The highly anticipated launch of Windows 10 finally arrives on July 29. Here are 10 things you should know about the impending release.
10 Ways Windows 10 Will Advance The Internet Of Things
Slideshows  |  7/26/2015  | 
Windows 10 brings functions and features that will change the Internet of Things for the enterprise and individuals.
Windows 10 Looms Large, Earnings Fall Short: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/25/2015  | 
The July 29 rollout of Windows 10 is getting close, but the company's earnings fell short thanks to a $7.5 billion write-down from the Nokia deal.
Dmail Makes Gmail Vanish
News  |  7/25/2015  | 
You can make Gmail messages self-destruct with a Chrome browser extension.
IBM Buys Database-as-a-Service Startup Compose
Commentary  |  7/23/2015  | 
IBM's Derek Schoettle said Big Blue bought Database-as-a-Service provider Compose to reach the next generation of developers trying to build cloud-native applications.
Qualcomm Will Slash 15% Of Its Workforce
News  |  7/23/2015  | 
A cellular slump provokes Qualcomm to restructure, meaning 4,700, or 15%, of its employees may lose their jobs.
Twitter Security Pro: Encryption Isn't Enough
News  |  7/23/2015  | 
Companies need to focus on developing secure coding practices and security education.
Windows 10 Will Use Virtualization For Extra Security
Commentary  |  7/22/2015  | 
Microsoft explores new security strategies based on virtualization to better protect enterprise customers from malware and identity theft.
Windows 10: 8 Things Microsoft Got Right
Slideshows  |  7/22/2015  | 
Windows 10 doesn't launch until July 29, but Microsoft has already proven its commitment to making up for its Windows 8 mistakes and competing in a modern tech world.
iPhone Sales Power Strong Apple Earnings
News  |  7/22/2015  | 
With 47.5 million iPhones sold during the quarter, demand for the smartphone continues to fill Apple's coffers.
Microsoft Financial Results Dinged By Nokia Write-Down
News  |  7/21/2015  | 
Microsoft reports $22.2 billion in revenue as its cloud services continue to dominate. However, the $7.5 billion Nokia write-down proved a drag on its latest financial results.
Windows 10 Marketing, Cortana Analytics: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/18/2015  | 
This week Microsoft announced its Windows 10 marketing strategy, PC Build 10240, Cortana Analytics platform, and Office updates.
Windows 10 Finalized, Office Apps Exit Preview
News  |  7/16/2015  | 
Microsoft rolls out Build 10240 and prepares the Windows 10 Office suite for its July 29 launch.
BYOD Slowdown Could Hurt Tablet Sales
News  |  7/16/2015  | 
As tablet sales slow, enterprises are cooling to the idea of allowing employees to bring their own devices to work, according to two recent reports. Are the trends related?
Microsoft: Windows 10, Cloud Are Keys To 2016
News  |  7/15/2015  | 
At its partner conference, Microsoft executives emphasized the importance of cloud and Windows 10 to its success in the upcoming year.
Microsoft Plans Windows 10 Marketing Blitz
News  |  7/13/2015  | 
The July 29 Windows 10 launch will spark a global advertising campaign to "welcome the newest generation of Windows fans."
PC Shipments Drop 10% As Windows 10 Looms
Commentary  |  7/13/2015  | 
With Windows 10 coming later this month, the PC market is continuing to show signs of slowing down ahead of the launch. Apple, of course, is the exception.
Office For Mac 2016, Phone Biz Layoffs: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/11/2015  | 
A week that brought updates to Office for Mac 2016, Power BI, and Windows 10 also included a massive round of job cuts at Microsoft.
Microsoft Power BI Gets Major Updates
News  |  7/10/2015  | 
Microsoft adds new features to its Power BI preview, which will become generally available on July 24.
Google Glass Enterprise Edition: What We Know So Far
News  |  7/9/2015  | 
The rumored Google Glass Enterprise Edition looks more like a maintenance release to placate the company's handful of Glass at Work partners until the company finds a way to reimagine and reinvigorate the project.
Office 2016 For Mac Is Here
News  |  7/9/2015  | 
Microsoft Office 2016 is now available to Office 365 subscribers, with a full public rollout expected in September.
Uptime Institute's Data Center Certifications Revised
News  |  7/9/2015  | 
If your enterprise is a customer of a commercial data center, you'll want to recheck your vendor's certification.
Encryption Hinders Investigations: FBI Chief
News  |  7/8/2015  | 
The Senate Judiciary Committee heard a different story from technologists, who argue that surveillance has never been easier.
Why ISO Certifications Make Sense For IT
Commentary  |  7/8/2015  | 
Certifications from the International Organization for Standards (ISO) are important when considering which vendors to choose for your IT needs. But when was the last time you thought about applying ISO standards to your own internal IT operations?
7 Ways To Kill Data Center Efficiency
Slideshows  |  7/8/2015  | 
Research finds that over 30% of data center servers are chronically idle or comatose. These seven factors are making your data center inefficient.
BBC Offers Free Tiny Computers To UK Students
News  |  7/7/2015  | 
A group of 29 organizations aims to help UK students become more technically adept.
Windows 10: RTM Due This Week, PC Build 10162 Done
News  |  7/6/2015  | 
Microsoft released Build 10162 to the Fast ring of Insiders before the July 4th holiday weekend, and we're expecting an RTM build later this week.
IT Cloud Spending Drives Infrastructure Investments: IDC
News  |  7/6/2015  | 
Spending for cloud IT represented nearly a third of IT infrastructure spending in first quarter 2015, according to a report from IDC.
Windows 10 Gets Close, Skype Feature Updates: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/4/2015  | 
This week Microsoft sold assets to AOL and Uber, released two Windows 10 builds, and pushed new Skype for Business features to preview.
Windows 10 Launch: Later Than You Think
News  |  7/2/2015  | 
Microsoft will release Windows 10 on July 29, but this doesn't mean you'll be downloading the new operating system that day.
Windows 10 Build 10159 Marks Microsoft Efficiency
News  |  7/1/2015  | 
Microsoft has released Windows 10 Build 10159 to the Fast ring of Windows Insiders, marking the second PC build in two days.
Skype For Business: New Features Ready To Preview
News  |  7/1/2015  | 
Enterprise customers on Office 365 can preview new Skype for Business features, including broadcast and voice dial-in capabilities.
iOS 8.4, Mac OS X Updates Plug Vulnerabilities
Commentary  |  7/1/2015  | 
Apple released its iOS 8.4 and Mac OS X 10.10.4 updates that add Apple Music and tackle a range of security problems.
IT Spending Reports Show A Tech Market In Transition
News  |  6/30/2015  | 
Gartner is predicting that worldwide spending on information technology will decline 5.5%, while Forrester has revised its US tech market projections down slightly.
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