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Interop Radio: Gen. John Michel On Leadership
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Gen. John Michel joins us for the debut of our new show, Interop Radio's Business Matters.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/27/2015
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iPhone Kill Switch: How Effective Is It?
Eric Zeman,
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A new report shows that the iPhone kill switch may not be as effective as first thought. What does this mean for other smartphone kill switches?
By Eric Zeman , 7/27/2015
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Amazon's Profitable Q2: Is It Bigger Than Wal-Mart?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Amazon's second-quarter earnings showed a small but unexpected profit. Some say the company is now worth more than the world's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/27/2015
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Windows 10: 10 Things To Know At Launch
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The highly anticipated launch of Windows 10 finally arrives on July 29. Here are 10 things you should know about the impending release.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/27/2015
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VDI Prepares Sussex County, NJ, For Anything
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Sussex County, NJ, built a cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure for a mobile workforce. The project earned the organization a spot in the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/27/2015
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10 Ways Windows 10 Will Advance The Internet Of Things
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Windows 10 brings functions and features that will change the Internet of Things for the enterprise and individuals.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/26/2015
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AT&T's DirecTV Acquisition Completed After FCC Approval
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Hours after the FCC gave final approval to the deal, AT&T announced it had completed its acquisition of DirecTV, a deal estimated at $49 billion. The integration of the two companies will occur over the coming months.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/26/2015
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10 Windows 10 Slogans That Didn't Make The Cut
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
The Windows 10 ad campaign is not all that inspiring. It makes you wonder which marketing ideas were rejected.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/26/2015
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Apple In China: Best Yet To Come?
Junko Yoshida,
Commentary
Apple reported a 31% jump in revenue from Greater China in the latest quarter, and it still has lots of room to grow.
By Junko Yoshida , 7/26/2015
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Windows 10 Looms Large, Earnings Fall Short: Microsoft Roundup
InformationWeek Staff,
News
The July 29 rollout of Windows 10 is getting close, but the company's earnings fell short thanks to a $7.5 billion write-down from the Nokia deal.
By InformationWeek Staff , 7/25/2015
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Google Patent Starter Program: Troll Deterrent
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
The Patent Starter Program is a controlled way for Google to allow a limited number of small companies to use what Google may not want or need, while helping startups protect themselves from patent trolls.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/25/2015
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Citizen Data Scientists: 7 Ways To Harness Talent
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
A new role is emerging to deal with the ongoing shortage of data scientists. Learn more about these new power users and find out how organizations can cultivate more of them.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/24/2015
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IBM Buys Database-as-a-Service Startup Compose
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
IBM's Derek Schoettle said Big Blue bought Database-as-a-Service provider Compose to reach the next generation of developers trying to build cloud-native applications.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/23/2015
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Google's Cloud Storage Nearline Goes Public
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Google's Cloud Storage Nearline technology is out of beta. The company is offering customers 100PB of storage to start.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/23/2015
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Sony Drone Venture Targets IoT
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
By entering the drone business in a joint venture with Aerosense, Sony aims to expand its involvement with cloud services and the Internet of Things.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/23/2015
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iPhone Vs. Android: Apple's Success Only Goes So Far
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple's iPhone is a beast, but it will never fully conquer the smartphone market, where Android still holds some sway.
By Eric Zeman , 7/23/2015
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Qualcomm Will Slash 15% Of Its Workforce
Jessica Lipsky,
News
A cellular slump provokes Qualcomm to restructure, meaning 4,700, or 15%, of its employees may lose their jobs.
By Jessica Lipsky , 7/23/2015
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Microsoft Launches Send Email App For iPhone
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Microsoft's Send app is designed to let workers who are short on time send brief messages while forgoing subject lines and signatures. It's available on the iPhone.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/23/2015
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Google Glass Enterprise, Pixate Deal Offers Mobile Clues
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
With new details about Google Glass, and with the acquisition of Pixate, Google is offering some insight into mobile roadmap.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/23/2015
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Drones: 10 Novel Uses For Your City
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Drones are becoming more than mere law enforcement adjuncts, as cities find new ways to save money and even raise revenue with the unmanned aerial vehicles.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/23/2015
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