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IBM Locks Up Cloud Processes With Patents
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
IBM has received 1,200 patents on cloud computing over the last 18 months. Here's a sample of what Big Blue is patenting and why it's a concern.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/4/2015
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IBM Cooks Up IoT Developer Community
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
IBM's new developerWorks Recipes is a new community for those that want to want to develop IoT devices on the Big Blue model.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/29/2015
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Microsoft's Incent Games Acquisition Blends CRM, Fantasy Sports
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The purchase of Incent Games and its sales gamification platform FantasySalesTeam will help Microsoft drive CRM adoption and team competition.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/4/2015
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Acer Aspire One Cloudbook Sports Windows 10
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
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.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/4/2015
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A Lousy Database Can Doom Your Apps
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Accounting, transaction, and even navigation applications are based on the same basic type of structured database that has underpinned enterprise applications for the last three decades or more. So why aren't we paying more attention to these databases?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/4/2015
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IBM Locks Up Cloud Processes With Patents
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
IBM has received 1,200 patents on cloud computing over the last 18 months. Here's a sample of what Big Blue is patenting and why it's a concern.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/4/2015
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Amazon Alexa Voice Service Open To More Developers
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
Amazon is looking to open its Alexa voice service to more developers and offering $100 million to get the service off the ground.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/3/2015
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Adopting Cloud Is No Longer An Advantage, HBR Finds
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The analytics unit of Harvard Business Review concludes that since everybody is doing it, less advantage is found in moving to cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/3/2015
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Nokia HERE Maps Sold To Carmakers For $3.2 Billion
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A consortium of luxury German automakers scoops up Nokia's HERE navigation platform after months of speculation as to what company would acquire it.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/3/2015
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Java: 7 Powerful Features For The Future
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Java, unleashed in 1991, has become one of the world's most-used programming languages. Here are seven key features that will keep it viable in a world of supercomputing, Big Data, and the Internet of Things.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/2/2015
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Facebook Drone Is Ready To Fly
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The social network aims to provide Internet access from the air to those without connectivity options.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/1/2015
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Open Container Initiative Nears Container-Spec Goal
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Multi-vendor collaborative adds new members as it works to finalize its draft container spec and run-time.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/31/2015
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Windows 10: 8 Enterprise Essentials
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Windows 10 has arrived. Here are 8 things to keep in mind as you consider an enterprise deployment.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/31/2015
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10 Must-Have Mac OS X Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Apple may have some work to do to restore its reputation for software, but third-party developers have got the company's back.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/31/2015
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Microsoft Office Mobile Apps Land On Windows 10
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Microsoft rolls out four Office Mobile apps -- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote -- alongside the worldwide debut of Windows 10.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/31/2015
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'Cloud Native': What It Means, Why It Matters
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
"Cloud native" is starting to mean a set of specific things about how business will run on software, Cloud Foundry CEO Sam Ramji explains.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/30/2015
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Google Street View Cars Test The Air
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Environmental sensor firm Aclima has partnered with Google to test air quality in urban areas.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/30/2015
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Google Translate App's Sign-Reading Capabilities Expanded
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Travelers can now translate a greater variety of languages in images more efficiently, even when offline. Foreign travelers in remote areas with poor connectivity now have broader communication options.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/30/2015
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XPoint Memory Chips: Ushering In A New Mobile Era
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
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.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/29/2015
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IBM Cooks Up IoT Developer Community
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
IBM's new developerWorks Recipes is a new community for those that want to want to develop IoT devices on the Big Blue model.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/29/2015
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Can't Touch This: 'Hammertoss' Russian Cyberspies Hide In Plain Sight
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
APT29 cyber espionage attackers operate under the cover of legitimate services including Twitter, Github, and cloud storage services.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/29/2015
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HP Buys ActiveState's PaaS, Stackato
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
HP's Helion Development Platform is based on Stackato, one of the few commercially supported versions of Cloud Foundry.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/29/2015
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