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Microsoft HoloLens Ready For Developers, Enterprises
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Microsoft has learned a lesson from Google Glass. The company's HoloLens is designed for developers who want to create enterprise, not consumer, applications.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/4/2015
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Microsoft's Incent Games Acquisition Blends CRM, Fantasy Sports
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The purchase of Incent Games and its sales gamification platform FantasySalesTeam will help Microsoft drive CRM adoption and team competition.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/4/2015
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Acer Aspire One Cloudbook Sports Windows 10
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Acer is courting the budget-conscious market with the release of the Aspire One Cloudbook, which uses Windows 10 and features Acer's abApps ecosystem.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/4/2015
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A Lousy Database Can Doom Your Apps
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Accounting, transaction, and even navigation applications are based on the same basic type of structured database that has underpinned enterprise applications for the last three decades or more. So why aren't we paying more attention to these databases?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/4/2015
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IBM Locks Up Cloud Processes With Patents
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
IBM has received 1,200 patents on cloud computing over the last 18 months. Here's a sample of what Blue Blue is patenting and why it's a concern.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/4/2015
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Beyond Windows 10: 6 Microsoft Releases To Watch
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
After the global rollout of Windows 10, we look at what's coming up for Microsoft's new operating system and overall product lineup.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/4/2015
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Apple Prepping Siri-Powered Voicemail Transcriptions
Eric Zeman,
News
The service would transcribe incoming voicemail into messages for easier consumption.
By Eric Zeman , 8/3/2015
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Nokia HERE Maps Sold To Carmakers For $3.2 Billion
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A consortium of luxury German automakers scoops up Nokia's HERE navigation platform after months of speculation as to what company would acquire it.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/3/2015
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Windows 10 Gives Microsoft A Fighting Chance In IoT
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
By 2020, there will be billions of IoT devices in the market. After learning a lesson with mobility, Microsoft is using Windows 10 to edge its way into billions of dollars of new revenue.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 8/3/2015
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Java: 7 Powerful Features For The Future
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Java, unleashed in 1991, has become one of the world's most-used programming languages. Here are seven key features that will keep it viable in a world of supercomputing, Big Data, and the Internet of Things.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/2/2015
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Mozilla Takes Aim At Microsoft's Windows 10
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
In an effort to call attention to its Firefox browser, Mozilla is picking a public fight with Microsoft on the week Windows 10 and the new Edge browser are rolled out.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/1/2015
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Google Glass Eyes Enterprise, Healthcare Firms
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Although the first edition of Google Glass didn't take off, the company is retooling the device for specialty industries such as healthcare and energy.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/1/2015
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Windows 10 Hits 14M PCs, Office Update: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week brought us the public launch of Windows 10, global Microsoft celebrations, updated Office for Windows apps, and news on Windows 10 mobile.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/1/2015
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Microsoft Office Mobile Apps Land On Windows 10
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Microsoft rolls out four Office Mobile apps -- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote -- alongside the worldwide debut of Windows 10.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/31/2015
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IBM, CVS Partner On Watson-Based Patient Care
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
A new agreement by IBM and CVS will use Watson to better manage patient care. However, there are a few concerns about privacy.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/30/2015
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Windows 10 Wi-Fi Sense Raises Security Concerns
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The Wi-Fi Sense feature embedded in Windows 10 may make life easier for users, but could it also compromise corporate network security?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/30/2015
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Windows 10: Inside NYC Launch Day
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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InformationWeek paid a visit to New York City's Microsoft Store on July 29 to see consumers using the final release of Windows 10 on launch day.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/30/2015
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Inside New York-Presbyterian Hospital's Major Mobile Upgrade
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Executives from New York-Presbyterian Hospital describe how they brought directories and communications into the 21st Century in this InformationWeek Elite 100 profile.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/30/2015
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Windows 10: NYC Debut, Hands-On Demo
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
InformationWeek marked the July 29 Windows 10 launch with a visit to New York City's Microsoft specialty store. Here, we take you through our firsthand experiences with Windows 10.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/30/2015
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IBM Cooks Up IoT Developer Community
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
IBM's new developerWorks Recipes is a new community for those that want to want to develop IoT devices on the Big Blue model.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/29/2015
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