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Using Twitter, Smartphones To Accurately Assess Crowds
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
As part of the Big Data Challenge, researchers from England's University of Warwick have turned to smartphones and Twitter to estimate crowd sizes quickly and accurately.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/29/2015
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Google Details Android M, VR, IoT, And Unlimited Photos
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google used the opening day of its I/O 2015 developer conference to offer details about the next version of Android, what it has planned for virtual reality and the Internet of Things, and free unlimited photos.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/28/2015
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Google I/O: Gmail Hits 900M Users, Android Reaches A Billion
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Key statistics from this year's Google I/O included one billion Android users and 900 million Gmail users, 75% of whom are on mobile.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/28/2015
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GE's Kate Johnson: How CIOs Can Be Heroes
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
GE's new software group CEO aims its industrial Internet message at CIOs, as she helps GE up its software selling game.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 5/28/2015
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SAP HANA: Not The Only In-Memory Game In Town
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
SAP HANA is not the only option for those looking for an in-memory database platform. Big rivals such as Microsoft and Oracle offers similar tech.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/28/2015
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DoJ Argues Against Google's Java Appeal
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The Solicitor General advises the Supreme Court to reject Google's petition to have its copyright infringement loss to Oracle reviewed.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/27/2015
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Big Data: 6 Real-Life Business Cases
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Better data analysis enables companies to optimize everything in the value chain -- from sales to order delivery, to optimal store hours. Here are six examples of how major enterprises are using data to improve their business models.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/27/2015
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Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2016 Preview, Azure Update
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft Azure and big data updates include public previews of SQL Server 2016 and Live Encoding for Azure Media Services.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/27/2015
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Microsoft Office Coming To 20 More Android Tablets
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Microsoft has convinced 20 more Android tablet OEMs to install its Office productivity software on their devices. It's a smart move by Redmond.
By Eric Zeman , 5/27/2015
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EMC Buys Virtustream To Expand Its Cloud Offerings
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
EMC will apply Virtustream's cloud software and managed hosting expertise across its businesses, including VMware.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/26/2015
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7 Bold Tech Ideas That Will Make You Uncomfortable
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
News
Elite tech leaders pushed the boundaries at the InformationWeek Conference. At least one of these ideas should make you squirm and think, "We need to do that."
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 5/26/2015
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Intel Gives Virtual Machines Container-Like Speed
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Intel hopes its hardware hooks and software shortcuts provide container speed while keeping virtual machine security.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/26/2015
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APIs Are Eating The World
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
The ability to deploy IT services rapidly and reliably has transformed the nature of business.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/26/2015
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Why We Need Design Thinking In Healthcare
Leonard D'Avolio,
Commentary
Designers begin by understanding how people work in the real world, and then create the best IT system that's technically feasible.
By Leonard D'Avolio , 5/25/2015
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Microsoft ATA: Worthy Successor To Patch Tuesday
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Tight integration with Active Directory gives Microsoft's new Advanced Threat Analytics appliance a powerful claim to stake in enterprise IT security.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/25/2015
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8 Reasons IT Pros Hate The Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
We sense a simmering level of vitriol whenever we speak with IT professionals about the cloud in our daily conversations, at industry conferences, and in other settings. Here's why.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/25/2015
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Office For Android, Sway, OneDrive Updates: MS Office News
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
News surrounding Microsoft Office this week included a public preview of Office for Android and eDiscovery for Office 365.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/24/2015
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Windows 10 Build 10122, Email For iOS: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week's updates include a new Windows 10 build, rumors of an iOS email app, and a few questions for Windows 10 Mobile.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/23/2015
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Google: Your Password Security Questions Are Terrible
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
You might want to think twice about using an easy-to-remember security question for your protected accounts, according to a Google study.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/22/2015
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Bots Outpace Humans Online: Study
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Humans were responsible for only 41% of network traffic monitored by Distil Networks; bots made up the rest. What does this mean for your applications?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/22/2015
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