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Samsung Knox Is Weak, Researcher Says
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Samsung's Knox security software for Android devices handles passwords in a way that undermines encryption, an anonymous researcher says.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/24/2014
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Facebook Rooms App Allows Any Identity
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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An email address is all that's required to create a user account. Hello, retro chatrooms?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/24/2014
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Amazon Moves Into Germany
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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On the heels of a losing third quarter, AWS opens a new data center in Frankfurt, Germany -- and the global stakes are high.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/24/2014
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Rackspace Bundles Collaboration, Productivity Apps
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Cloud Office gives users single sign-in to email, Microsoft Exchange, Lync instant messaging, and SharePoint.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/24/2014
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3 Enterprise Security Tenets To Take Personally
David Fowler, VP Marketing, INetU
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Individuals need to become conscious advocates for their own security -- after all, no one cares about your data like you do.
By David Fowler VP Marketing, INetU, 10/24/2014
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Hadoop: 5 Undeniable Truths
Ashish Thusoo, CEO & Co-Founder, Qubole
Commentary
Yes, you still need a traditional data warehouse after beginning work with Hadoop. Here are four more fundamental points to know about the big data platform.
By Ashish Thusoo CEO & Co-Founder, Qubole, 10/23/2014
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Twitter Debuts Fabric SDK For Mobile Developers
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Offering ads, analytics, and authentication, Fabric aspires to be the backend platform for mobile apps.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/23/2014
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Apple Launches Maps Connect For Small Businesses
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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New mapping service aims to improve accuracy of Maps data.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/22/2014
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Google Buys Firebase, Fills Cloud Apps Hole
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Bolstering Google Cloud Platform, Firebase service helps developers create mobile and web apps that store and sync data in real-time.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/22/2014
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Magic Leap Lands Google Funds
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Virtual reality startup collects $542 million in first round of financing, plans to create images in the air similar to R2D2's projection of Princess Leia in Star Wars.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/21/2014
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7 Questions To Ask When Delivering Cloud Apps
Greg Lord, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Akamai
Commentary
What's your goal when you make the decision to deliver your applications over the Internet?
By Greg Lord Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Akamai, 10/21/2014
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Remaking Healthcare To Improve The Patient Experience
Richard Roth, Chief Strategic Innovation Officer, Dignity Health
Commentary
Technology must help, not hinder, the connection between patients and healthcare providers.
By Richard Roth Chief Strategic Innovation Officer, Dignity Health, 10/21/2014
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Microsoft Battles Google, Amazon In The Cloud
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella clarified the company's cloud strategy, argued competitors such as Amazon and Google can't match Microsoft's hybrid-oriented approach and enterprise expertise.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/21/2014
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Wearables At Work: 7 Productivity Apps
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
News
Wearables are great, but what good would Google Glass or the Galaxy Gear be without useful apps? Here's a sampling of the latest business apps for wearables.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 10/21/2014
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China Accused Of Attacking Apple iCloud
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Media freedom group GreatFire.org claims Apple's iCloud is being subject to a man-in-the-middle attack by China's censorship apparatus.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/20/2014
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Helsinki Incubator Shows Value Of Physical Space
Dennis Mitzner, Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com
Commentary
Helsinki Think Company, a new initiative that offers meeting space for entrepreneurial-minded students, proves that nurturing tech startups is not a virtual exercise.
By Dennis Mitzner Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com, 10/20/2014
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IBM Sells Chip Business, Declines Continue
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM pays GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion to take over chip-manufacturing unit. Revenues and profits from continuing operations slide.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/20/2014
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10 Wacky Kickstarter Projects That Succeeded
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Crowdsourcing site Kickstarter famously made Pebble and Oculus Rift possible -- but check out Kickstarter's weirder side.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/20/2014
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Apple SIM: Not Quite A Revolution
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The Apple iPad Air 2's inclusion of a SIM card that lets users choose among cellular data plans won't change the mobile industry all that much. Here's why.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/18/2014
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10 Elegant Product Designs, Not By Apple
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple has made elegant design its calling card, but other companies can create gorgeous things, too.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/17/2014
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