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iCloud Apps Welcome Windows, Not Android
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Pages, Keynote, and Numbers are now accessible to Windows users, even if they don't also have an Apple device.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/28/2015
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Microsoft Shares 'Productivity Future Vision' Video
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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In its latest forward-looking video, Microsoft shows how the future of productivity is bendable, wearable, and holographic.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/27/2015
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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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Microsoft Garage Brings Productivity Apps
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Experimental apps from Microsoft's Garage incubator are designed to enhance productivity.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/26/2015
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Salesforce Service Cloud, Analytics Cloud Power Fast Growth
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce claims its Service Cloud is ousting SAP and Oracle while the Wave Analytics Cloud is driving seven- and eight-figure deals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/26/2015
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Android For Work Brings Google To The Office
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
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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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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Microsoft Office Expands Cloud Integration
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft allows third-party storage providers to integrate services into Office apps and announces a Cloud Storage Partner Program.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/17/2015
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H-1B Overhaul Increases US Dependence On Skilled Foreign Workers
Nicole Lewis,
Commentary
High tech OEMs are looking for skilled workers from all over the world. New H-1B visa guidelines offer an opportunity to bring in a wealth of new talent.
By Nicole Lewis , 2/17/2015
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Big Data: Matching Personalities In The Call Center
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
It's common for companies to record customer service calls. But what insights are they gaining from all that data? One solution: Matching customers with service reps for more harmonious calls.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/17/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile, Office Online Update: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft withheld exciting news of its Windows 10 Phone preview and Office Online upgrades until late this week.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/14/2015
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Obama, Tim Cook, Others Debate Sharing Cyber Security Data
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The Obama White House wants more effective sharing of cyber security data between the public and private sectors. Despite some snubs, Apple's Tim Cook spoke at a special summit on the issue.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/14/2015
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Microsoft Office Online: Update Alert
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The first major Office Online revamp brings improved Reading View and file management to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/12/2015
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Microsoft's Satya Nadella: What's Changed A Year Later?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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As Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella looks towards a collaborative and holographic future, we reflect on his first year at the helm.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/10/2015
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Containers Get Ready To Run Critical Production Apps
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Interest in Docker runs high, even among practiced virtual machine users. One big question: Who will provide container management?
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/10/2015
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10 In-Memory Database Options Power Speedy Performance
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
From Altibase to VoltDB, and covering options from IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP, we wrap up leading in-memory databases and add-on options. When you need speed, here are 10 tools to choose.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/9/2015
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6 Microsoft Acquisitions: What Do They Mean?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft bought big data, email, and machine learning businesses on its holiday shopping spree. What will they bring to its future?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/8/2015
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Office for Windows 10, Sunrise Acquisition: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The Office preview for Windows 10, the acquisition of calendar app maker Sunrise, and news of SharePoint Server 2016 lead this week's Microsoft news.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/7/2015
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IBM Watson Cloud Gains Eyes, Ears, And A Voice
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM Watson developer cloud adds speech-to-text, text-to-speech, visual recognition, and decision services. Will businesses build their own Jeopardy apps?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/6/2015
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InformationWeek 2014 Next-Generation IT Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
The future of IT is all about integrating key elements such as mobile, cloud, security, and big data. Successful companies will focus on reusable components, data-based security, and automation.
By InformationWeek Staff , 2/6/2015
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