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Facebook M Digital Assistant Blends AI, Human Knowledge
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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Digital assistants are all the rage and Facebook's M is the latest in a market that includes Siri, Cortana, Google Now, and Amazon's Echo. However, Facebook is teaming up AI and humans.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/27/2015
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3D Printers: IT's Next Great Data Challenge
Pam Baker, Author and freelance writer
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Many tech professionals think of 3D printing as little more than a toy, even though it's in full production swing in manufacturing operations. Gartner and other researchers predict major growth for 3D printing in the enterprise, raising a host of data protection issues for IT professionals. Here's what you need to know.
By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 8/27/2015
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Windows 10: 75 Million Downloads And Counting
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's newest operating system experiences intense growth, surpassing 75 million installs one month after launch.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/26/2015
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VMware Fusion 8 Supports Windows 10, El Capitan
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
VMware's Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro virtualization software versions support both Microsoft's Windows 10 and Apple's upcoming El Capitan version of Mac OS X.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/26/2015
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Robots, Humans Will Work Side By Side, Forrester Says
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Automation will create jobs and destroy them, transforming work along the way. Unfortunately for humans, research firm Forrester anticipates more jobs being lost than being created in the next decade.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/26/2015
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11 Windows 10 Apps For Your Upgraded PC
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The new Windows Store is a highlight of Windows 10. What are the best apps it has to offer?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/26/2015
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Hortonworks Hears An Opportunity With Onyara
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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Hortonworks is looking to create a bigger presence for itself in the Hadoop marketplace with the acquisition of startup Onyara, which specializes in NiFi development for Apache.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/25/2015
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Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 Enters Preview
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's SharePoint Server 2016 is ready for preview, along with a new cloud hybrid search service for SharePoint Server 2013 and 2016.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/25/2015
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Microsoft's Cortana For Android Beta Released
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant is now available for Android smartphones through a beta release.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/25/2015
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How Do it Best Corp. Mixes IT, Business
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Do it Best Corp.'s IT department has shifted processes and changed its culture to keep up with the needs of a rapidly changing marketplace.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/25/2015
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LG G Pad II Sports 10.1-Inch Display, Snapdragon Chip
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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LG is targeting consumers looking for larger displays with the release of the 10.1-inch G Pad II, a tablet that comes bundled with Windows for Android.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/24/2015
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Microsoft Windows 95 Turns 20: A Look Back
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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On Aug. 24, 1995, Windows 95 was released amid global fanfare, marking a significant milestone in the history of Microsoft.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/24/2015
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Android Lock Patterns Laughably Easy To Guess
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
A researcher shows that people rely on weak Android lock patterns just as they do weak passwords.
By Eric Zeman , 8/24/2015
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CoreOS Adds Intel Container Security To Rocket
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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CoreOS builds greater security and speed into Rocket containers with Intel's hypervisor-based, yet speedy, Clear Containers isolation layer.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/24/2015
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Does Your Company Need A Chief Data Officer?
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Companies that have CDOs tend to perform better than those without, according to a report from Forrester.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/24/2015
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7 Hot Hackathons Worth Watching
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Whether or not you're a developer, hackathons offer a lot to pique your interest. Take a look at seven hackathons that showcase the breadth of topics and creativity you'll find at these events.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/24/2015
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Building Apps Without Code: 7 Options For Your Enterprise
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Application building no longer means learning to code. Here are seven products and services that can help you develop apps without developing programming skills.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/23/2015
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Windows Server 2016 Preview, Surface Pro 4 Rumors: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft delivers preview builds for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 as the rumor mill leaks news of a massive October hardware launch.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/22/2015
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Go Programming Language Is Growing Up
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
The Go programming language hits version 1.5 with new features and a new maturity.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/21/2015
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Microsoft's October Event: Surface Pro 4, New Lumia Phones?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Reports suggest Microsoft is planning a large-scale October launch event with a focus on new hardware that may include the Surface Pro 4 and new Lumia smartphones.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/20/2015
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