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Google AI Teaches Itself Atari Video Games
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Using a single learning algorithm, Google's AI agent has developed its video game skills to the point where it can beat most human players in dozens of different games.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/26/2015
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LG Watch Urbane LTE Smartwatch Forgoes Android Wear
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The LG Watch Urbane LTE smartwatch is the latest wearable from the company. This version adds features for making calls and sending messages, but LG ditched Android Wear to make it work.
By Eric Zeman , 2/26/2015
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Net Neutrality Vote Won't End Debate
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
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The FCC is slated to approve a controversial plan for net neutrality -- but that won't be the end of the matter.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 2/26/2015
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4 DARPA Projects We Love
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
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Space exploration, self-driving vehicles, advanced biometrics, and robotics are among the cool projects in the works at DARPA that are likely to have applications in the enterprise, too.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 2/25/2015
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Android For Work Brings Google To The Office
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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The company aims to make Android better suited to the demands of businesses.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/25/2015
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iOS, Android Crushing Rival Platforms, IDC Finds
Eric Zeman,
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Apple's iOS and Google Android own a combined 96.3% of the global smartphone market, leaving a pittance for Microsoft and BlackBerry.
By Eric Zeman , 2/25/2015
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Internet Of Things: 3 Actions To Prep
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
We need to start thinking differently about software development.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 2/25/2015
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Steve Jobs: 5 Things We Miss Most
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Let's take a moment to remember the work and ideas of the late Steve Jobs, who would have turned 60 today.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/24/2015
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7 Emerging Technologies IT Should Study Now
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Staying on top of current technologies means anticipating future ones. Here, we look at seven technologies IT should be studying right now. One (or more) of these may well be the next big trend in the industry.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/23/2015
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Interop Radio: Cutting IPv6 Confusion Down To Size
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
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In this episode of Interop Radio we'll help you understand what IPv6 means for your network today.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 2/23/2015
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Google Inbox Goes To Work
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google Apps for Work customers will soon be able to try Inbox by Gmail.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/23/2015
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Philly311 Helpline Focuses On Social Interactions
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
Commentary
System integrator Unisys used the Salesforce Community Cloud to allow new options for citizens to contact and interact with the City of Philadelphia.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 2/20/2015
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InformationWeek 2014 Hybrid Cloud Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
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Mixing public and private can deliver the best of both cloud worlds for IT groups that can figure out where workloads work best and address potential security issues.
By InformationWeek Staff , 2/20/2015
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Lenovo Superfish Adware Excuses Are Lame
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Lenovo is downplaying the installation of Superfish adware on its notebook PCs. Here's why we think business and consumer users deserve better.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/19/2015
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IBM: Stereotypes Of Millennials Are Wrong
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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When it comes to career goals, collaboration, and leadership styles, Millennials have a lot in common with Baby Boomers and Gen Xers, according to new IBM research.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/19/2015
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Google: Docker Does Containers Right
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Two leaders for Google's cloud computing services talk about how they use containers in the data center, and why virtual machines also remain critical to their strategy.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/19/2015
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Samsung's LoopPay Buy Signals Apple Pay Fight
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Samsung needs to compete with Apple Pay on mobile payments and will use LoopPay to kick-start its efforts.
By Eric Zeman , 2/19/2015
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Microsoft Azure, SAS, MapR: Big Data Roundup
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
News from Microsoft, SAS, and MapR point to changes in how enterprises are buying, deploying, and learning to use big-data analytics.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 2/18/2015
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8 Google Projects To Watch in 2015
Jeff Bertolucci,
News

We're highlighting Google's top 2015 projects -- from the pragmatic to the peculiar. Once you've explored the offerings, tell us which ones are your favorites –- and which ones you think are total duds –- in the comments section below.

By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/18/2015
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Why Kaspersky’s Bank Robbery Report Should Scare Us All
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
Commentary
So, you don't work for a financial institution? Don't think you're off the hook for the kind of theft discussed by Kaspersky. Banks are certainly not the only organizations moving around massive amounts of money every day.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 2/18/2015
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