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Google Moonshot Project: Healthy Bodies
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google's Baseline Study aims to model the chemistry of a healthy human body -- and unlock new clues to curing disease.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/26/2014
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Microsoft Faces 4 Big Challenges
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is riding high with analysts and investors -- but look at the remaining hurdles.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/25/2014
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HP Invests $50M In Hortonworks: Hadoop Bet
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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HP joins Intel, Google Capital in investing big on Hadoop, taking a stake in Hortonworks while deepening integrations with its platform.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/24/2014
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Where The IT Jobs Aren't: Tech
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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IT jobs in the tech sector will stall while non-tech industries will drive IT job growth, impacting job geography and skills, says new report.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/24/2014
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FTC: In-App Purchase Crackdowns Reflect 'Fundamental' Rules
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Federal Trade Commission must observe core principles of consumer protection, regardless of the pace of technology, Commissioner Julie Brill says.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/24/2014
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Watson Tapped By IBM, USAA To Advise Veterans
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM Watson Engagement Advisor will support USAA customers who are leaving the military. Can Watson do better than conventional web and mobile support systems?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/23/2014
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Microsoft Earnings: 3 Big Takeaways
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft's cloud business is booming, but devices and consumer mindshare remain problems.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/23/2014
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The Internet of (Passive) Things
Lori MacVittie,
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IoT is not only about sensors, actuators, and connected thermostats. Manufacturers need to incorporate all bar-coded products into their plans.
By Lori MacVittie , 7/23/2014
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When Data Hoarding Makes Sense
Jeff Bertolucci,
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To hoard or not to hoard? EMC's Bill Schmarzo defends the practice of saving all the data you can, even when its value is uncertain.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/22/2014
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Teradata Acquires Hadapt, Revelytix For Big Data Boost
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Teradata adds data-prep, data-management, and data-analysis capabilities by buying two notable independents in the big data arena.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/22/2014
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Optum Labs Translates Big Data Research To Clinicians
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Big data shows lots of promise in researchers' hands. By getting this insight to clinicians, it can really improve and save lives, says Dr. Paul Wallace of Optum Labs.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/22/2014
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Microsoft Earnings: 3 Things To Watch
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Wall Street has given Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella two thumbs up, so far. But with Windows growth uncertain and Microsoft's cloud businesses still in infancy, Nadella will face questions.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/22/2014
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Oracle Big Data SQL: 5 Key Points
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle's new big data tool won't cover all the analysis bases, but it will enable SQL-savvy professionals to query Hadoop and NoSQL sources.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/21/2014
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Internet of Sports: How Seattle Sounders Track Performance
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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The US soccer powerhouse uses wearable devices and data visualization to analyze the fitness levels of stars like Clint Dempsey.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 7/21/2014
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IBM 2Q Results Hint Of Turnaround
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM keeps investing in growth areas, but its sales slump continues. Talks with GlobalFoundaries on chip plant takeover reportedly stall.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/18/2014
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IBM-Apple Deal Feeds CIO App Ambitions
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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But do CIOs want Apple-only, ready-made apps? Custom, in-house apps have advantages.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 7/17/2014
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CIO-CMO Relationship: Plagued By Digital Pretenders
Chris Curran, Advisory Principal & Chief Technologist, PricewaterhouseCoopers
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Digital strategies that focus only on customer engagement are shallow. But to go deeper, CIOs and CMOs must be partners.
By Chris Curran Advisory Principal & Chief Technologist, PricewaterhouseCoopers, 7/17/2014
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Tech Titans: Midyear Report Card
Mike Feibus,
Commentary
Amazon, Google, and other major tech players went on a shopping spree in the first half of 2014. Here's a look at who won, who lost, and why -- along with a peek ahead.
By Mike Feibus , 7/17/2014
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Internet Of Things: 8 Pioneering Ideas
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
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Today's Internet of Things remains a disparate assortment of ideas and products competing for attention. These pioneers should intrigue enterprise IT.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 7/17/2014
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Apple-IBM Deal: Trouble For Google, Microsoft
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Apple's alliance with IBM will make it harder for Android and Windows Phone to carve a niche in the workplace.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/17/2014
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