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DARPA Robotics Challenge Gears Up For Finale
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
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The latest highlights from DARPA's years-long robotics competition show us just how creative we can be. Here's what you need to know in advance of the grand finale in June.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 3/24/2015
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Joyent: Run Docker On SmartOS For Greater Security
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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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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Our New Service: Speed Networking For CIOs
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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We're improving the odds that you'll meet peers who are dealing with the same problems you face.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 3/23/2015
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NTP Needs Money: Is A Foundation The Answer?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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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
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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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Docker At 2: From Shaky Start To Open-Source Star
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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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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Spark Promoter Databricks Should Let Software Shine
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Can Databricks effectively shepherd the most promising open source project for big data analytics while also promoting its commercial cloud service?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/19/2015
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NTP, Harlan Stenn & An Uncertain Future: Readers React
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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InformationWeek's story about the work of Harlan Stenn on NTP sparked dozens of reader reactions on the website, as well as Tweets, Slashdot comments, and Facebook postings.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/18/2015
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Windows 10: Coming in Summer 2015
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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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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Microsoft Promises Potent Azure IoT Suite
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Microsoft says its data services and hyper-scale cloud will conquer Internet-of-things apps including monitoring, asset-management, and predictive maintenance. Look out IBM, Intel, SAP, and GE.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/17/2015
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Microsoft CEO Nadella: We're Building Systems Of Intelligence
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft and CEO Satya Nadella are looking beyond Dynamics to focus on empowering individuals, businesses, and industries with new technologies. Those are the themes at this year's Convergence show.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/16/2015
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Open Compute: More Financial Services Firms Jump In
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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JPMorgan Chase, Capital One, and B of A are joining Goldman Sachs and Fidelity backing the open-source hardware movement.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/16/2015
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Tim Cook Offered Liver To Steve Jobs, Bio Reveals
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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A new biography on Steve Jobs reveals that the former Apple CEO rejected Tim Cook's offer of a life-saving gift, namely his liver.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/15/2015
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Microsoft Convergence 2015: More Change Ahead
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's business technology conference will undergo some fundamental changes, kick-started and driven by CEO Satya Nadella.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/14/2015
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4 Data-Driven Predictions For IT Innovation
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Data from the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100 companies shows how these digital innovators are using analytics and cloud, and where they could miss the boat.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 3/12/2015
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Open Compute: Apple, Cisco Join While HP Expands
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The open source hardware movement opened its annual summit with some surprising new members and a focus on data center switching.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/11/2015
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Millennials Redefine Business Tech Buying Decisions
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Whether they're working solo or with a team, Millennials are holding more power over business technology buying decisions, according to IBM. How will it affect your business?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/11/2015
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Apple Watch Event: 10 Things We Learned
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Apple Watch details, a new retina MacBook, and a partnership with HBO were among the big announcements at Apple's San Francisco shindig Monday.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/10/2015
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Airbnb Boosts Presto SQL Query Engine For Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Airbnb is open sourcing a home-grown data-exploration and SQL query tool for Hadoop. Will it give Facebook Presto a leg up on Cloudera Impala?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/5/2015
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