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Microsoft's Device Strategy: 3 Unanswered Questions
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's scaled-down device strategy creates new questions about unreleased and rumored devices.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/31/2014
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Getting Back To Coding
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
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Reducing tool complexity requires mercilessly applying YAGNI (you aren't gonna need it). Resist "featuritis" and choose the tools that deliver only what you need.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 7/31/2014
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Tesla Cars: 8 Hot Technologies
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
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Tesla Motors' electric vehicles pack plenty of technology breakthroughs. Explore the most innovative features found in these computers on wheels.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 7/31/2014
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Self-Driving Cars: 10 More Realistic Names
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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The UK wants to ready its roads for self-driving cars. But "self-driving car" overstates what these machines can do -- and omits possible dangers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/31/2014
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Windows Phone 8.1 Update: 7 Key Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft uses its Windows Phone 8.1 update to add Start screen folders and new security features while pushing Cortana to new parts of the world.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/30/2014
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Passport Database Outage: 'We Regret The Inconvenience'
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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US State Department database used to process passports and visas still hasn't recovered from a crash last week -- leaving tens of thousands of people stranded overseas.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/30/2014
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Oracle Says Database Upgrade Doesn't Enable In-Memory Option
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle insists latest database release doesn't enable a costly in-memory option, countering claims by an ex-Oracle-employee and database blogger.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/30/2014
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Apple Refreshes MacBook Pros, Cuts Prices
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Apple upgrades MacBook Pros with faster processors and, for some models, lower prices and more RAM.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/29/2014
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Microsoft Enhances OneNote for Mac, iOS
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft continues its recent cross-platform emphasis with improved OneNote apps for Macs, iPhones, and iPads.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/29/2014
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Rise Of The Robots: Up From The Factory Floor
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Join San Diego State University professor Robert Judge and InformationWeek editor-at-large Thomas Claburn for a live discussion of the increasing interest in robots and automation.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/29/2014
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Stop Recruiting, Start Connecting
Jack Perkins, Principal, Oryx Search
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Software engineers want to talk with their fellow professionals about job opportunities, not run the HR gauntlet.
By Jack Perkins Principal, Oryx Search, 7/29/2014
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Windows Phone 8.1 Update Details Leak
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Windows Phone 8.1 is still rolling out, but a new update is already on the way, with support for Start screen folders and even bigger phablets.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/28/2014
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Pivotal, Hortonworks Collaborate On Hadoop Management
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Pivotal pledges collaboration on Apache Ambari, Hortonwork's favored tools for managing and monitoring Hadoop.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/28/2014
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Microsoft's Nadella: More Than Talk
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella proves he can be a man of action with the biggest layoff in company history and other concrete steps to reshape Microsoft. Now what?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/26/2014
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Report: Oracle Patch Turns On $23,000 Upgrade
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle is shipping its Database In-Memory feature with its latest patch, but the expensive option is reportedly turned on by default.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/25/2014
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Apple iPad Loses Tablet Market Share
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Apple is still the top tablet vendor, but it's losing ground and needs new lines of growth as the market cools.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/25/2014
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Microsoft Faces 4 Big Challenges
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is riding high with analysts and investors -- but look at the remaining hurdles.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/25/2014
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Just Let Me Code!
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
Commentary
Managing the complexity of development toolchains -- from SCM, to the build tools, to the testing, to the deployment stack -- now so overwhelms the developer experience, it's hard to get any real programming done.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 7/24/2014
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IBM & California Partner On Private Cloud
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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CalCloud, the State of California's private cloud managed by IBM, aims to streamline services for 400 state and local government agencies.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 7/24/2014
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Federal IT Innovation Depends On Being Open
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Federal agencies have a hard time fitting innovation into their plans, let alone their budgets. Open data and open-source software help make innovation happen anyway.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/24/2014
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