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Bypassing The Password, Part 2: Trusted Identities
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
Commentary
The federal government's collaborative efforts with the private sector to "mov[e] beyond the password" are difficult to trust when there are potentially ulterior motives at play.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 4/21/2015
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Windows 10: Landing In July?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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In a conference call, AMD's CEO let it slip that Microsoft will release Windows 10 at the end of July 2015.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/20/2015
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Skype For Business, Windows Security Flaws: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Security and collaboration were key themes this week as Microsoft announced news surrounding bug fixes, Office Delve, Skype, and partnerships.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/18/2015
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Microsoft Buys Datazen For Mobile BI
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The Datazen acquisition will enhance Microsoft's focus on mobile data analytics and accelerate its Power BI strategy.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2015
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Microsoft Office Delve: Updates, Mobile App
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Additions to Office Delve include new people-based search, authoring canvas, and mobile apps for iOS and Android smartphones.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2015
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Windows 10 Redstone, Dropbox Partnership: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft news from this week included a new build of Windows 10 for phones and details on a major Windows 10 update in 2016.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/11/2015
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Windows 10: Mobile Build 10051 Released
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The newest version of Microsoft Windows 10 for phones brings a version of Project Spartan and new mail, messaging, and calendar apps.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/10/2015
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Microsoft at 40: 5 Successes, 5 Failures
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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In honor of Microsoft's 40th birthday, InformationWeek reflects on the successes, failures, and lessons learned that built the company as it stands today.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/9/2015
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Workday Brings 'Insights' To Talent Management
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Workday offers Talent Insights app to reduce employee churn, the first of a coming wave of big data applications.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/9/2015
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Tableau 9.0 Keeps Focus On End-User Productivity
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Tableau Software's latest upgrade adds tools for data prep, quick calculations, and making predictions without need of a PhD.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/7/2015
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Microsoft's Revolution Analytics Deal Is Finalized
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Microsoft outlines plans to add R-language-based advanced analytics capabilities and integrations after finalizing its purchase of Revolution Analytics.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/6/2015
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Surface 3, Project Spartan Demo: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
A new Windows 10 desktop build that offered a glimpse at Project Spartan, and Surface 3 release were among the headlines coming from Redmond this week.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/4/2015
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Microsoft Office Lens Comes to iOS, Android
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's smartphone-compatible pocket scanner, Office Lens, is available in full and preview versions on iOS and Android.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/3/2015
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Infor CEO Charles Phillips Touts Cloud ERP Gains
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Phillips says Infor can sell SaaS ERP to C-level and line-of-business execs without worrying about also selling databases and middleware to IT as Oracle and SAP do.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/2/2015
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Salesforce Acquires Mobile Authentication Specialist Toopher
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Salesforce is looking to add to its identity and access management offering by acquiring start-up Toopher. Financial details were not disclosed.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/2/2015
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Microsoft 'Project Spartan': Hands-On Demo
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's Project Spartan, the browser designed to replace Internet Explorer, is available for testing on Windows 10.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/31/2015
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NAS Is Sexy Ö Again
Andres Rodriguez, CEO, Nasuni
Commentary
Network Attached Storage has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a file-storage tool. Now, a new generation of NAS systems is needed in the cloud to meet enterprise demands.
By Andres Rodriguez CEO, Nasuni , 3/31/2015
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MongoDB Counters Couchbase Performance Claims
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
MongoDB test reports superior durability and throughput compared to Cassandra and Couchbase, but is it another case of biased, vendor-sponsored research?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/31/2015
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ClearStory Data Touts Speedy Big Data Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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ClearStory taps HDFS and Apache Spark in the cloud to let business users blend high-scale, variable data and analyze it with in-memory speed.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/30/2015
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Microsoft Office 365 Gets MDM Boost
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Mobile device management becomes generally available in Office 365 to meet growing need for secure mobile productivity.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/30/2015
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