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Bill Gates, Office for Android, Outlook Upgrade: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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This week, we analyze Microsoft's earnings call, question Windows 10, listen to Bill Gates, and glimpse at Outlook for iOS and Android.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/31/2015
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Microsoft Outlook, Office On iOS & Android: First Look
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft has released Office for Android tablets and Outlook capabilities for iOS and Android devices. Here's a closer look.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/30/2015
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Amazon's Cloud Business: New Openness, Products, Competition In 2015
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Amazon will reveal its cloud computing service revenue for the first time later this year, bringing new insights while cloud competition sharpens.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/30/2015
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Spire Readies Satellite Swarm
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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To bridge an anticipated gap in weather satellite coverage, Spire intends to launch 100 satellites the size of wine bottles.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/29/2015
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How CIOs Can Win In The Cloud
Scott Kriz, CEO of Bitium
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Choosing to embrace cloud computing gets you only halfway there. Now you must reframe your strategy: Core business over costs, and employee productivity over control.
By Scott Kriz CEO of Bitium, 1/29/2015
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Amazon WorkMail: A Challenger To Google
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Amazon Web Services may go head-to-head with Google when it launches WorkMail in the second quarter, but it wants to be BFFs with enterprise IT.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/28/2015
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Oracle Service Cloud Upgraded, Explained
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle adds co-browsing to cloud service suite formerly known as RightNow. Here's a fresh look at Oracle's cloud customer-service portfolio.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/28/2015
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When Facebook's Down, Thousands Slow Down
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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When Facebook went down this week, thousands of websites linked to the social media site also slowed down, according to Dynatrace.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/28/2015
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Cloud ERP: 9 Emerging Options
Kevin Casey,
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ERP no longer equals on-premises. Is the ultimate legacy software ready to drive the next wave of cloud adoption?
By Kevin Casey , 1/28/2015
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FTC Seeks Internet Of Things Rules
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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More responsible business practices and new laws are needed to make the Internet of Things viable, the FTC says.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/27/2015
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Microsoft Power BI Makeover: 6 Big Improvements
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's revamp of its cloud-based Power BI will challenge IBM, Tableau, and other business intelligence vendors. Here are six new ways it should appeal to users.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/27/2015
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Molina Healthcare Looks To Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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The Fortune 500 company expects operating savings from this private cloud strategy, using Nutanix appliances.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/27/2015
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SAP On Cloud HR: Q&A With Mike Ettling
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP has combined SuccessFactors and on-premises HR apps into a single business. Unit president Mike Ettling talks Workday, Oracle, and the "journey" to cloud HR.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/27/2015
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Windows 10: January Build Ready For Insiders
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft has released the technical preview for Windows 10 desktop to Insiders. Here's how to sign up and what to expect.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/23/2015
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InformationWeek 2014 Backup Technologies Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
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Backup may not get the attention other technologies get, but few are more important to your business' survival. IT pros' No. 1 challenge: high cost of backup systems and procedures.
By InformationWeek Staff , 1/23/2015
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Windows 10: 9 Killer Features
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's Windows 10 is in the tech spotlight. Here's what we learned about each feature released during its Jan. 21 event.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/22/2015
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4 Takeaways From Accenture's $14 Trillion IoT Prediction
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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Accenture's report says the industrial Internet of Things will create more jobs than it kills, but that companies aren't doing much to exploit it yet.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 1/22/2015
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Oracle Engineered Systems Strategy Pays Off
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle dodged declining server sales last year, and now it's going after Cisco and EMC. Is the software-meets-hardware strategy winning?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/22/2015
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4 Education Technology Trends To Watch
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
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Educational technology is changing rapidly. These four trends will influence learning in schools -- and in corporations.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 1/22/2015
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Windows 10: Free Upgrades, Spartan Browser & Holographics
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft said its developers consulted 1.7 million Windows Insiders, who delivered 800,000 pieces of feedback on more than 200 topics regarding the new OS.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/21/2015
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