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Windows 10: 5 Reasons It Matters, 5 Key Concerns
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The Windows 10 rollout has officially begun. Here are five reasons we're excited about the OS, and a few concerns for its future.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/29/2015
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Windows 10: 10 Things To Know At Launch
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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The highly anticipated launch of Windows 10 finally arrives on July 29. Here are 10 things you should know about the impending release.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/27/2015
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10 Windows 10 Slogans That Didn't Make The Cut
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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The Windows 10 ad campaign is not all that inspiring. It makes you wonder which marketing ideas were rejected.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/26/2015
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IBM Buys Database-as-a-Service Startup Compose
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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IBM's Derek Schoettle said Big Blue bought Database-as-a-Service provider Compose to reach the next generation of developers trying to build cloud-native applications.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/23/2015
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Windows 10 Will Use Virtualization For Extra Security
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft explores new security strategies based on virtualization to better protect enterprise customers from malware and identity theft.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/22/2015
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IBM's Cloud, Analytics Moves Haven't Paid Off, Yet
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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Despite a move to cloud and big data analytics, IBM is still suffering through a tough financial time, with revenues still down.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 7/22/2015
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Windows 10: 8 Things Microsoft Got Right
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Windows 10 doesn't launch until July 29, but Microsoft has already proven its commitment to making up for its Windows 8 mistakes and competing in a modern tech world.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/22/2015
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Microsoft Financial Results Dinged By Nokia Write-Down
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft reports $22.2 billion in revenue as its cloud services continue to dominate. However, the $7.5 billion Nokia write-down proved a drag on its latest financial results.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/21/2015
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CISOs Caught In A Catch-22
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Chief information security officers are considered 'accountable' for breaches while not always in charge of all infosec strategy and purchases, new report shows.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/21/2015
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Google's OpenStack Play Means Greater Container Emphasis
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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Google is now a member of OpenStack, which means its container management platform called Kubernetes is going to get more exposure.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 7/21/2015
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Windows 10 Marketing, Cortana Analytics: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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This week Microsoft announced its Windows 10 marketing strategy, PC Build 10240, Cortana Analytics platform, and Office updates.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/18/2015
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Spam Hits 12-Year Low, Symantec Report Finds
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
While cyber-attacks grab all the headlines, the amount of spam hitting the in-boxes of the corporate world is actually at its lowest level in 12 years, according to Symantec.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/18/2015
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Windows 10 Finalized, Office Apps Exit Preview
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft rolls out Build 10240 and prepares the Windows 10 Office suite for its July 29 launch.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/16/2015
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Microsoft Buys Field Service Management Firm FieldOne
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Microsoft is looking to increase its IT field services portfolio with the acquisition of FieldOne. The emphasis is on using analytics and big data to make services more efficient.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/16/2015
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Microsoft: Windows 10, Cloud Are Keys To 2016
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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At its partner conference, Microsoft executives emphasized the importance of cloud and Windows 10 to its success in the upcoming year.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/15/2015
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Adobe Flash Failure Shows Plug-Ins Are Obsolete
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
This week's Flash failure also illustrates why plug-ins need to go. One solution to all of this is HTML5.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/15/2015
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Microsoft Plans Windows 10 Marketing Blitz
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The July 29 Windows 10 launch will spark a global advertising campaign to "welcome the newest generation of Windows fans."
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/13/2015
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Carmakers Won't Provide Data To Apple, Google
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Carmakers such as Ford and Volkswagen are keen to limit tech companies' access to consumer data, despite allowing drivers to use their apps.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/11/2015
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Office For Mac 2016, Phone Biz Layoffs: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
A week that brought updates to Office for Mac 2016, Power BI, and Windows 10 also included a massive round of job cuts at Microsoft.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/11/2015
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Google Blocks Spam Using AI Tools
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Google taps its AI advancements, including neural networks, to help Gmail combat spam and block malicious email.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/10/2015
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