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Amazon Revamps Entire Kindle Line
Eric Zeman,
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Amazon drops five new tablets and e-readers just ahead of the critical holiday season.
By Eric Zeman , 9/18/2014
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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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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
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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
News
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
News
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
News
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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Windows Threshold Coming Soon: 9 Predictions
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft will likely announce a preview of Windows Threshold on September 30. Here's what to expect.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/16/2014
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WaveMaker PaaS Bets On Docker
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
WaveMaker Enterprise platform now offers Docker deployment option, along with Studio rapid app development toolkit.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/16/2014
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Apple Watch And The Dark Side Of Wearables
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
Commentary
Apple Watch and iPhone 6 provide two more powerful platforms to do things like record our voices with little disclosure. Customers deserve better.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 9/16/2014
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Docker Gets $40 Million: Full Steam Ahead
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Docker will use its third round of funding to double staff, including engineers and a direct sales force pointed at enterprise buyers. The company's enterprise data center momentum keeps growing.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/16/2014
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Apple Lets Users Reject U2
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple iTunes users who don't want U2's free album, "Songs of Innocence," can now be rid of it.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/16/2014
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Microsoft CRM Releases Give Sales, Marketing Veto Power
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft says coming Dynamics CRM and Marketing apps will let salespeople influence marketing and vice versa. Catching up with Salesforce.com?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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Personalized Medicine Rests On Cloud At H.D. Smith
Peter Bendor-Samuel, Founder and CEO, Everest Group
Commentary
As-a-service infrastructure, apps enable healthcare distributor to focus more on core business innovations, says H.D. Smith CIO David Guzman.
By Peter Bendor-Samuel Founder and CEO, Everest Group, 9/16/2014
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Beware Cloud Companies Bearing Self-Service Plans
David Fowler, VP Marketing, INetU
Commentary
There's such a thing as too much convenience. Cloud service providers should take a lesson from the banking industry.
By David Fowler VP Marketing, INetU, 9/16/2014
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