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IBM Locks In Fiat Chrysler Outsourcing Deal
Shane O'Neill,
News
Big Blue will manage combined IT environment for newly merged automaker Fiat Chrysler.
By Shane O'Neill , 4/24/2014
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10 Hadoop Hardware Leaders
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Hadoop is known for running on "industry standard hardware," but just what does that mean? We break down popular options and a few interesting niche choices.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/24/2014
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Microsoft Earnings: 6 Questions
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft has been on fire lately, but new CEO Satya Nadella will face questions during Thursday's earnings announcement about Windows XP, Nokia, Surface, and other trouble spots.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/24/2014
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Windows 8 Start Menu Coming This Fall?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft may restore the Start menu to Windows 8 and launch a cloud-based version of the OS by this fall.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/22/2014
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ADP Touts New Talent War Weapon
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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ADP adds compensation management to its cloud-based Workforce Now app for midsized firms. Are pay-for-performance cultures crucial as Baby Boomers retire?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/22/2014
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Microsoft Bing Enters Prediction Business
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft claims Bing can predict the future, but it is starting out with soft questions like who will win The Voice.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/22/2014
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Hortonworks Adds Cascading For Big Data App Development
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Hortonworks adds Concurrent's Cascading SDK to its Hadoop distribution to help developers operationalize big data applications.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/21/2014
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'BYOS' Should Replace BYOD
Mike Jennett,
Commentary
Phone-centric thinking must give way as mobile security, management, and development demands meet wearables, smart autos, and other digital "stuff."
By Mike Jennett , 4/21/2014
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Windows 8.1 Update: 8 Tips To Avoid Headaches
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Windows 8.1 Update offers the best blend of legacy and Modern apps yet -- but only if your device is properly configured.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/18/2014
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Secure Collaboration Tool Aims to Stop Data Leaks
Henry Kenyon,
News
BAE Systems' leakage-prevention Secure Information Broker Appliance program edits info your organization doesn't want outsiders to see.
By Henry Kenyon , 4/18/2014
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Satellite Communications Wide Open To Hackers
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
News
Satellite terminals widely used in transportation, military, and industrial plants contain backdoors, hardcoded credentials, weak encryption algorithms, and other design flaws, a new report says.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 4/17/2014
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Internet Of Things Will Demand Continuous Development
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
The Internet of Things will add so much programmability to devices that keeping software current will become a never-ending task.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 4/17/2014
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11 Heartbleed Facts: Vulnerability Discovery, Mitigation Continue
Mathew J. Schwartz,
News
Millions of websites, applications from Cisco and VMware, Google Play apps, as well as millions of Android devices are vulnerable -- and the list keeps growing.
By Mathew J. Schwartz , 4/17/2014
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Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems: 4 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft tries to become a power player in the brave new world of Internet-connected sensors, using a cloud-based Internet of Things management service, Azure Intelligent Systems.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/17/2014
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VMware Offers Disaster Recovery As A Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
VMware disaster recovery service lets customers automatically replicate business systems and data in one of VMware's five vCloud Hybrid Service datacenters.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/15/2014
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Data Scientists Want Respect & Results
Shane O'Neill,
Commentary
Analytics managers from Macy's, Ford, and Google offer tips on how to integrate and inspire data scientists.
By Shane O'Neill , 4/14/2014
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Tibco Brings Reusability To Web, Mobile Apps
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Tibco BusinessWorks 6.0 upgrade gives Web and mobile developers an old-school-meets-new-school backbone for reusing integration logic and components.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2014
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Twitter Revamp: 10 Things To Know
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Twitter's latest round of changes takes design cues from Facebook and provides new ways to tout your profile and Tweets. Get up to speed.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/12/2014
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Microsoft's 5 Next Tests
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft made progress during the past few weeks but still has important things to prove. For starters, think Start screen and wearables.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/12/2014
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Kathleen Sebelius: Failed IT Project Manager?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Commentary
Sebelius didn't write the code for HealthCare.gov, but she is paying the price for failing to oversee those who did.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/11/2014
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