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Windows 10 Mobile Payments, LiveLoop Acquisition: Microsoft Review
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Reports of Microsoft acquisitions and partnerships surface amidst updates on Internet Explorer, Project Spartan, and Windows 10.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/28/2015
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Internet Explorer's Demise: 7 Things IT Pros Should Know
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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We still don't have all the answers in regards to exactly what Microsoft is planning for Internet Explorer and Project Spartan. But we know enough to get you started on building a game plan for how you'll continue to support legacy web apps moving forward.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 3/26/2015
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3 Priorities For Enterprise Applications In 2015
Sameer Bhatia, Founder & CEO, ProProfs
Commentary
Competition and cloud delivery haven't done enough to improve enterprise apps. Buyers must pressure vendors for better features, improved usability, and meaningful analytics.
By Sameer Bhatia Founder & CEO, ProProfs, 3/26/2015
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Apple Buys FoundationDB To Improve Apps, Software
Eric Zeman,
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By acquiring FoundationDB, a database startup, Apple could incorporate the technology in order to improve the performance of key apps and software services.
By Eric Zeman , 3/25/2015
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Microsoft's Project Spartan Gets 'Edge' Over Internet Explorer
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Internet Explorer 11 will not host Microsoft's new "Edge" browser engine, but Project Spartan will.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/25/2015
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Amazon Cloud Shortcut Offered Via Pivotal Cloud Foundry
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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VMware spinoff Pivotal brings out a supported version of Pivotal Cloud Foundry with an ability to launch servers on Amazon, as well as on-premises.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/25/2015
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Internet Explorer Dependent? Time To Move On
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Microsoft's move to Project Spartan should be your cue to retire aging enterprise apps that rely on Internet Explorer plug-ins or Active X controls.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/24/2015
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Joyent: Run Docker On SmartOS For Greater Security
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Cloud service provider Joyent bids for Docker workloads by claiming a more secure container environment, with an option for use in on-premises data centers as well.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/24/2015
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11 Office 2013 Shortcuts That Will Change Your Life
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Think you know everything there is to know about Microsoft Office? Take a look at 11 hidden features that will make you the envy of your co-workers.
By InformationWeek Staff , 3/24/2015
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Internet Explorer: 10 Reasons You'll Miss It
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Internet Explorer is retiring. Let's take a nostalgic trip down memory lane for the Web browser that saw us through the turn of the century. We'll miss you IE.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 3/23/2015
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NTP Needs Money: Is A Foundation The Answer?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
NTP steward Harlan Stenn founded the Network Time Foundation four years ago as an umbrella group to unite and support time-synching open-source projects. But it hasn't gotten far with support.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/23/2015
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Windows 10 Release, Big Data Analysis: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft brought news of cloud and big data at Convergence and major updates to Windows 10 from across the globe.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/21/2015
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Microsoft Surface Hub Is Big On Collaboration
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Microsoft's Surface Hub aims to do for collaboration what the Surface does for personal productivity.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 3/20/2015
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Docker At 2: From Shaky Start To Open-Source Star
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Co-founder Solomon Hykes reflects on the startup's roots in Paris, its failed first effort to get containers moving, and how Docker then became a fast-growing data center hit.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/20/2015
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Dark Reading Threat Intelligence Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
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Threat intelligence is the best way to stay ahead of new and complex attacks, say survey respondents. How analytics influences their IT security strategies varies.
By InformationWeek Staff , 3/20/2015
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Shadow IT: 8 Ways To Cope
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
If you're sick and tired of Shadow IT in your organization, you're not alone. Here are some coping mechanisms to help you get a handle on things.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 3/18/2015
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UC: A Work Still In Progress
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Unified communication as a tool for enterprise collaboration is making progress but remains very much a work in progress.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 3/18/2015
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Windows 10: Coming in Summer 2015
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft will launch Windows 10 this summer in 111 languages across 190 countries.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/18/2015
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Adobe Document Cloud Takes Aim At Paper
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The company's forthcoming cloud-backed Acrobat DC, with the help of mobile devices, promises to turn paper documents into editable digital forms.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/18/2015
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Windows 10 Eliminates Passwords
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft is bringing more personalization and security features to Windows 10, including biometric authentication to unlock a device.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/17/2015
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