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FTC Sues Amazon Over In-App Purchases
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Amazon's own employees acknowledge the ease with which children could make purchases.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/11/2014
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Chipmaking Spending Boom Coming
Peter Clarke,
Spurred by improved economy and optimism over Internet of Things and wearable devices, semiconductor industry forecasts two years of growth.
By Peter Clarke , 7/10/2014
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Apple Invites FTC To Probe Google
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Facing regulatory scrutiny over in-app purchasing, Apple appears eager to make room for Google under the Federal Trade Commission's microscope.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/10/2014
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Microsoft Enhances Azure, Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Microsoft sets the tone for its Worldwide Partner Conference with new Office 365 plans, Azure analytics, and storage announcements.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/9/2014
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9 Books IT Leaders Should Read
Bassam Zarkout, CTO, RSD
Here's a mix of business books and compelling novels to help inspire new ideas this summer.
By Bassam Zarkout CTO, RSD, 7/9/2014
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Controversial Cyber Security Bill Advances
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Senate bill aims to promote information sharing to combat cyberthreats, but critics contend it lacks privacy protections.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/9/2014
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12 Tech Greats: Where Are They Now?
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
What happened to Rod Canion, Andy Grove, and their peers who shaped modern technology? Catch up on some original tech visionaries.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 7/9/2014
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Samsung Smartphone Juggernaut Shows Signs Of Weakness
Eric Zeman,
Slower-than-expected smartphone and tablet sales lead Samsung to warn investors about profit drop.
By Eric Zeman , 7/8/2014
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Isis Flees Brand Tainted By Terror
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
There's no such thing as bad publicity, unless the publicity is really bad. Just ask the mobile payments service formerly known as Isis.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/8/2014
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Retention Strategy: Treat Everyone As An Individual
Larry Bonfante, Practicing CIO & Executive Coach, CIO Bench Coach
It pays for IT leaders to leverage and cater to their people's unique talents, competencies, attitudes, and needs.
By Larry Bonfante Practicing CIO & Executive Coach, CIO Bench Coach, 7/8/2014
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IBM Turns Cheek, Takes On China's Problems
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
IBM sales are down in China, but the company is doubling down with a 10-year initiative to address the country's energy and environmental problems.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/7/2014
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Internet of Things Done Wrong Stifles Innovation
Frank Palermo, SVP, Global Technical Solutions, Virtusa
Anticipate and embrace the changes the Internet of things will bring or it will do more harm than good.
By Frank Palermo SVP, Global Technical Solutions, Virtusa, 7/7/2014
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Big Data: No Hoarding Allowed
Jeff Bertolucci,
The best insights come from data you've just collected, not the musty bits you've saved for years, argues SumAll's CEO.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/7/2014
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The Internet Of Small Things Spurs Big Business
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
IoT scenarios that appear consumer-centric and disposable hold broad business opportunities.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 7/7/2014
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4 Steps To Build A Better Mobile Business
Ted Schadler, Technologist & Author
Designing a mobile app that solves real business problems requires a four-step approach. Here's how jeweler Alex and Ani did it.
By Ted Schadler and Josh Bernoff , 7/7/2014
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GE Power & Water CIO Discusses IT Speed & Agility
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Jim Fowler explains how opening an office in Silicon Valley helped GE speed up its development processes.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 7/7/2014
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Facebook Mood Manipulation: 10 Bigger Problems
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Facebook's failure to communicate about its mood experiment is the least of the things Internet companies do to us.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/5/2014
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Google Users Change Search Habits After Snowden
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
Researchers find significant decrease in "embarrassing" and "private" terms in Google searches after NSA surveillance revelations.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 7/3/2014
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Trevor O’Brien, EVP & Technology Director, Deutsch LA
Volkswagen's relaunch of the car shopping site showed what IT and marketing teams can produce when they truly work together.
By Trevor O’Brien EVP & Technology Director, Deutsch LA, 7/3/2014
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Monster Tool Aggregates Your Social Posts For Job Recruiters
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor,
What do your public social network posts say about you? TalentBin by Monster aggregates them into a database for hiring managers -- whether you're looking for a job or not.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor,, 7/2/2014
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