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FTC: Google Received No Favors During Investigation
Nathan Eddy, Graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism
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The FTC is pushing back against reports that it gave Google favorable treatment due to the search engine giant's lobbying prowess. Google is also facing more scrutiny in Europe.
By Nathan Eddy Graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, 3/26/2015
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DARPA Robotics Challenge Gears Up For Finale
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
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The latest highlights from DARPA's years-long robotics competition show us just how creative we can be. Here's what you need to know in advance of the grand finale in June.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 3/24/2015
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Adobe Document Cloud Takes Aim At Paper
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The company's forthcoming cloud-backed Acrobat DC, with the help of mobile devices, promises to turn paper documents into editable digital forms.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/18/2015
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Microsoft Cloud-First Push Shines In CRM, Lags In ERP
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Microsoft's Dynamics CRM Online business is growing quickly, but Dynamics AX Online is still stuck at the gate. What's the holdup?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/17/2015
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'Wave 2' Wireless Deployments Power Education In Houston
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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In Houston, "Wave 2" wireless networking deployments are helping one community college revamp how students and faculty view education, especially with video.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 3/12/2015
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Salesforce Service Cloud Intelligence: Leader Or Laggard?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Salesforce Intelligence Engine promises to route service calls to the right agents, balance case workloads, and ease service across channels. On some counts, Oracle has it beat.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/9/2015
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IT Career Success Takes Ditching Your Silo Mindset
Lawrence Garvin, Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds
Commentary
There are four IT career silos that good IT leaders must help knock down.
By Lawrence Garvin Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 2/18/2015
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IBM Watson Cloud Gains Eyes, Ears, And A Voice
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IBM Watson developer cloud adds speech-to-text, text-to-speech, visual recognition, and decision services. Will businesses build their own Jeopardy apps?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/6/2015
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Silicon Valley Expands Unevenly
Rick Merritt, SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times
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Income inequality grows even in Silicon Valley, but there's no bubble ahead.
By Rick Merritt SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times, 2/5/2015
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SAP Clarifies S/4Hana Release Dates, Licensing Terms
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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SAP's Bernd Leukert sets the record straight on S/4Hana availability, licensing terms, and what upgrades current Business Suite customers can expect.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/5/2015
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Microsoft Upgrades Azure SQL Database Service
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Microsoft cloud-database service nears parity with on-premises Microsoft SQL Server with support for larger databases and in-memory performance.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/30/2015
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How CIOs Can Win In The Cloud
Scott Kriz, CEO of Bitium
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Choosing to embrace cloud computing gets you only halfway there. Now you must reframe your strategy: Core business over costs, and employee productivity over control.
By Scott Kriz CEO of Bitium, 1/29/2015
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Half Of Enterprises Worldwide Hit By DDoS Attacks, Report Says
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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New data illustrates how distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks remain a popular attack weapon -- and continue to evolve.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/27/2015
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Microsoft Power BI Gets 'Freemium,' Visual Makeover
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft Power BI revamp undercuts IBM Watson Analytics and Tableau with "freemium" services and data-visualization software.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/27/2015
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SAP On Cloud HR: Q&A With Mike Ettling
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
SAP has combined SuccessFactors and on-premises HR apps into a single business. Unit president Mike Ettling talks Workday, Oracle, and the "journey" to cloud HR.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/27/2015
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10 Cloud Analytics & BI Platforms For Business
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
With apps and data headed into the cloud, analytics and business intelligence can't be far behind. Here are 10 options, ranging from simple data-visualization tools to complete cloud suites.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/22/2015
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How To Mess Up IT Budgeting In 2015
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Two shifts have rocked the IT world: speed and constant upgrades. Factor those in or your budgets won't address reality.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 1/16/2015
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IBM Mainframe Makeover: Mobile, Big Data Reality Check
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
IBM z13 refresh packs performance gains, but can it really join the mobile, big data, and cloud age? Here's a look at aspirations versus realities.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/15/2015
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Oracle Must Reform, Says Software Licensing Group
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Oracle gets poor marks on audit and licensing practices, according to the Campaign for Clear Licensing, so the group is calling for change.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/6/2015
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Bitcoin Taxation: A Gift From The IRS And The Coffee Problem
Kirk Phillips, Founder & Captain, invizibiz
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Every bitcoin transaction requires a gain or loss calculation between acquired cost basis and the amount it was sold for. This is no problem for large blocks, but on everyday purchases, a gain or loss calculation on every $1.79 cup of coffee is a lot of calculating.
By Kirk Phillips Founder & Captain, invizibiz, 12/31/2014
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