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Oracle CTO Ellison Claims Cloud Supremacy
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle OpenWorld 2014 opens with vintage Ellison keynote highlighting SaaS gains, "massively upgraded" PaaS, and new engineered systems.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/29/2014
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Windows Threshold Event: 6 Things To Expect
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft has much to prove when it shows off the next version of Windows at an event this Tuesday. Here's what to expect.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/27/2014
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Shellshock Bug: 6 Key Facts
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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The Shellshock bug could do more damage than the recent Heartbleed bug. Here's what you need to know.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/27/2014
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7 Cool Products At Interop New York
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Interop New York spotlights innovative products covering SDN, BYOD, PaaS, data center management, and more. Take a look.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/27/2014
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BlackBerry Sells 200,000 Passport Smartphones
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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BlackBerry's Passport sales show there's still a place for smartphones with keyboards, but they also show the company's modest ambitions.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/26/2014
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Microsoft, Google & Apple: Education Smackdown
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft tries to woo students with free Office 365 accounts as Apple and Google continue to make gains in the classroom.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/26/2014
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Workday Student Debuts With Higher-Ed Recruiting
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Workday steps up competition against Oracle PeopleSoft with Workday Student suite. Recruiting is first of seven components.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/25/2014
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Developers Suffer As Documentation Vanishes
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
Commentary
Paltry documentation for developer tools greatly diminishes our ability to work well in subtle but important ways.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 9/25/2014
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BlackBerry's Hardware Hail Mary: 4 Challenges
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Is BlackBerry's Passport smartphone a triumph for keyboard loyalists? Or BlackBerry's last hurrah in hardware?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/25/2014
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Apple Yanks Buggy iOS 8 Update
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Apple continues a week of miscues with an iOS 8 update that killed cellular service for some users.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/25/2014
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Talko: Collaboration's Missing Link?
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Ray Ozzie's new app, Talko, blends live and recorded voice conversations with text messages and images for mobile workforces. We talk to Talko co-founder Matt Pope.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/24/2014
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Data Science That Makes a Difference
Vijay Raghavan, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, LexisNexis
Commentary
Big data is about more than just business. It holds potential to address social problems and improve the lives of people around the world.
By Vijay Raghavan Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, LexisNexis, 9/24/2014
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ADP CIO Pursues Passion, Lands COO Role
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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CIO Mike Capone moves to SaaS company Medidata Solutions, which provides tools to manage clinical trials.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 9/24/2014
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Open Data Center Alliance Pushes TOSCA
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Cloud standards group ODCA pushes TOSCA standard for workload mobility across cloud service providers. Where is Amazon?
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/24/2014
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5 SaaS Myths Busted
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
From "SaaS promotes shadow IT" to "SaaS saves time and money," an InformationWeek survey finds that it's time to retire some old saws.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/24/2014
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Building Mobile Developer Skill Sets: 4 Tips
Ken Parmelee, Technology and Business Development Head, IBM MobileFirst
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As more companies become mobile app developers for the first time, here's advice on managing two big challenges.
By Ken Parmelee Technology and Business Development Head, IBM MobileFirst, 9/24/2014
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Apcera Emerges, Gets Snapped Up By Ericsson
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Apcera, started by Cloud Foundry chief architect Derek Collison, launches new platform for software deployment, a policy imposition system.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/23/2014
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Salesforce.com Platform Helps Companies Build Mobile Apps
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce.com introduces ExactTarget Journey Builder for Apps to support engaging, marketing-savvy mobile applications.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/23/2014
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6 Ways To Consumerize IT Without Dumbing Down
Himanshu Sareen, CEO, Icreon Tech
Commentary
Here's how to make enterprise software more user-friendly while also maintaining its capabilities and security.
By Himanshu Sareen CEO, Icreon Tech, 9/23/2014
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Microsoft OneDrive Offer Targets iOS 8 Storage Pains
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft increases free OneDrive cloud storage to 30 GB -- but only if you act before the end of the month.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/22/2014
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