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Software Creates More Jobs Than It Destroys, Study Says
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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How is software affecting the overall US economy? Study from Software Industry & Information Association provides new data points.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/18/2014
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Federal Shared Services Gains Traction
Patience Wait,
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US Treasury official sees shared services boosting productivity and transparency.
By Patience Wait , 9/19/2014
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Choosing A UC Vendor: 5 Tips
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Choosing the right UC system can be confusing and expensive. KelCor analyst and Interop speaker Brent Kelly offers five tips to help you save money and stay in control.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/20/2014
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Microsoft Office, Windows Details Leak
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Codenamed "Office 16," the next version will reportedly include the "Tell Me" tool to save users time digging through menus.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/20/2014
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Google Plans To Encrypt Android Data By Default
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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After Apple CEO Tim Cook talks up iOS8 data security, Google says the next version of Android will shield data on devices more effectively.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/20/2014
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Red Hat Shows Consistent Growth
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Red Hat reports 19% increase in revenue, subscriptions, and earnings per share in Q2.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/19/2014
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Twilio Says MMS Ready For Spotlight
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Twilio says cloud-based MMS means companies deploying apps can now include MMS messaging more affordably and easily.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/19/2014
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Oracle Leader Ellison Is Not 'Stepping Down'
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle announces new titles, but Larry Ellison, Safra Catz, and Mark Hurd say roles won't change. Buried news: Oracle misses earnings.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/19/2014
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SAP $8.3 Billion Concur Buy Caps Pricey Cloud Push
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP's latest cloud deal will add millions of subscribers and narrow the gap with Salesforce.com. But it could slash profits.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/19/2014
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Apple CEO: We Don't Covet Your Data
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Apple CEO Tim Cook highlights the company's commitment to privacy in an open letter.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/18/2014
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Databricks Plans Spark Developers Certification Program
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Databricks says demand for its Spark in-memory analytics platform is skyrocketing, so it's launching its first-ever certification program for professionals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/18/2014
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6 Reorg Steps To Bring Telecom, Mainstream IT Together
Marty Parker, Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting
Commentary
It's time to bring telecom and other IT services under one umbrella. Keys to success: eliminate silos, consolidate expertise, leverage new skills.
By Marty Parker Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting, 9/18/2014
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VMware Keeps VMworld Promises With Product Upgrades
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware made a series of end-user computing enhancements and NSX software-defined networking upgrades.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/18/2014
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iOS 8 Enterprise Features: True Or False
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
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Apple's iOS 8 delivers features designed to make life easier for IT pros and users -- but we have colorful ideas of our own. Learn the truth using our quiz.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 9/18/2014
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iOS 8 Points To Apple's Future
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
iOS 8 delivers immediate improvements to Apple devices while promising richer mobile apps down the line. Just brace yourself for a huge download.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/18/2014
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Net Neutrality: Why You Should Fear The Tier
Christopher Stark, President & CEO, Cetrom Information Technology
Commentary
The end of Net neutrality would hobble today's businesses, increase costs for customers, and stifle the potential for future innovation.
By Christopher Stark President & CEO, Cetrom Information Technology, 9/18/2014
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VMware's Former CTO Herrod On IT's Future
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Steve Herrod explains how his technologist's vision and experience help him pick investments for venture capitalist firm General Catalyst Partners.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/17/2014
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Rackspace Not For Sale, Rejoins Cloud Battle
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Rackspace, after posting a strong second quarter, says it's not for sale and it will push its 'managed cloud' offering with renewed vigor.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/17/2014
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BYOA: 4 Steps For CIO Success
Adriaan van Wyk, CEO, K2
Commentary
Letting employees bring -- or build -- their own applications can be rewarding for everyone, including the company.
By Adriaan van Wyk CEO, K2, 9/17/2014
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What's Your CIO Legacy?
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Box CIO Ben Haines compares his experiences at two very different companies to explore the notion of a CIO legacy.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 9/17/2014
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Net Neutrality: 5 Things To Know
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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The Internet was never as neutral as you might think. Here's why the FCC is mulling stricter regulations for mobile service providers as well.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/17/2014
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IBM Watson Data Analysis Service Revealed
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM Watson Analytics cloud service aims to simplify data-driven decision making. Can cognitive computing get around decades-old complications?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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