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Microsoft Enhances Azure, Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft sets the tone for its Worldwide Partner Conference with new Office 365 plans, Azure analytics, and storage announcements.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/2014
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Google CEO: Fight Unemployment With Job Sharing
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google CEO Larry Page suggests we can reduce unemployment by dividing jobs in half.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/9/2014
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Urban Observatory Maps Comparisons Between Cities
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Urban data map, bound for the Smithsonian by way of Esri's user conference, was created in partnership with Richard Saul Wurman, architect, graphic designer, and founder of the TED conference.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/8/2014
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Hurricane Arthur Vs. Data Visualization: Supplies Riddle
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Humanitarian organization Direct Relief uses mapping to visualize needs and plot the logistics of distribution before disaster strikes.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/3/2014
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3 Myths Of Police Data Integration, Debunked
Wai-Ming Yu, Partner, Accenture
Commentary
Databases that don't talk to each other are hurting law enforcement: If police can't connect the dots across state lines, bad guys can get away. Data integration is key.
By Wai-Ming Yu & Jody Weis , 7/3/2014
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Virtual Currencies Draw Fresh Regulator Scrutiny
William Jackson, Technology Writer
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Federal regulators are paying more attention to the growing use of bitcoin and other virtual online currencies. The GAO calls for more consumer protections.
By William Jackson Technology Writer, 7/2/2014
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Windows XP Stayin' Alive
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP, but 25% of PC users still use it today -- twice as many as use Windows 8 and 8.1.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/1/2014
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Advice To Europe: Don't Strangle Tech Investment
Robert Atkinson,
Commentary
To boost its lackluster productivity and economic growth, Europe must loosen its regulatory hold on information and communication technologies.
By Robert Atkinson , 7/1/2014
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7 Surprising Technologies From World War I
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
News
WWI marked the first time technology was widely used in war. Look back 100 years at early drones, wearables, and other technologies that had lasting influence.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 6/28/2014
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DARPA Robotics Challenge Gets Tougher
Patience Wait,
News
Robots competing in DARPA's disaster relief test must show some autonomy, will face surprise challenge.
By Patience Wait , 6/27/2014
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Commerce Dept. Partners With Private Sector On Open Data
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
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Commerce Department uses meetings with private sector to improve its open data infrastructure.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 6/27/2014
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Open And Social: New Path For Government Agencies
Rob Howard, Founder & CTO, Zimbra
Commentary
Agencies such as DoD are adopting social business, digital technologies, and open standards in surprising ways.
By Rob Howard Founder & CTO, Zimbra, 6/27/2014
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Lockheed Consolidates DISA Network Centers
Patience Wait,
News
Defense tech firm plans to streamline DISA's global network by closing two European operations and technology centers.
By Patience Wait , 6/26/2014
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Warrantless Cellphone Searches Illegal, Supreme Court Rules
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
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Supreme Court bars police from searching data on an individual's cellphone without a warrant.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 6/26/2014
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Electronic Health Records: First, Do No Harm?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Commentary
EHRs are commonly promoted as boosting patient safety, but are we all being fooled? InformationWeek Radio investigates.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 6/26/2014
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Cloud Improves SEC's Bottom Line
Henry Kenyon,
News
Move to cloud helps Securities and Exchange Commission collect, analyze, and report on financial data more efficiently.
By Henry Kenyon , 6/25/2014
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Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo
William Jackson, Technology Writer
News
Supreme Court rules that Aereo's scheme for delivering broadcast TV over the Internet violates copyright law; legality of cloud storage and other services remains unresolved.
By William Jackson Technology Writer, 6/25/2014
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Free The Data: Goals For Meaningful Use Stage 3
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
Independent report lays out a robust path to interoperability. Will we follow it?
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 6/25/2014
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VA Studies Telehealth For Chronic Illness Management
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Veterans Health Administration seeks to expand its 44 telehealth service areas.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/24/2014
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Oracle Documents: Politics Sabotaged Oregon Healthcare Website
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
State officials, not shoddy software, stopped the consumer launch of the Cover Oregon healthcare website, Oracle reportedly says in documents submitted to Congressional committee.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 6/24/2014
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