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SAP Second Quarter Earnings Shrug Off Brexit
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
SAP second quarter earnings showed no sign of weakness from the recent Brexit vote in the UK. Instead, the company's revenue and earnings grew as SAP added new customers, particularly for its S/4 HANA platform.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/21/2016
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Beyond WiFi: Building Better Enterprise Mobility
InformationWeek Staff,
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Drew Lentz, a solutions architect with Frontera Consulting, says he believes that IT needs to look beyond WiFi technology and create a unique, wireless connected experience that benefits not only employees, but businesses as well. Lentz touched upon that topic and more during his conversation with Senior Editor Sara Peters.
By InformationWeek Staff , 7/21/2016
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Flaws Found In 'Right To Be Forgotten' Data Privacy Laws
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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A study by privacy researchers finds that attempts to obscure online information can be defeated with a bit of effort.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/20/2016
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IBM's Cloud, Analytics Investments Start Paying Off
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM's second quarter total revenues and earnings per share declined again, but executives and analysts put their focus on the company's strategic initiatives, which showed continued growth in the most recent quarter.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/19/2016
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White House Offers $400 Million For 5G Developments
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The White House has announced a $400 million advanced wireless research initiative to build on Obama's broadband policy. The goal is to help pave the way for 5G technology that can benefit advances such as the internet of things.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/16/2016
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Google Hit With New Round Of Antitrust Charges In EU 
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The European Commission has elaborated on its issues with Google's shopping service, contending that Google's AdSense requirements hinder competition.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/15/2016
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Robotics Gone Wild: 8 Animal-Inspired Machines  
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
If you want a glimpse of the future of robotics, start by looking at our biological past and present. Here are eight robots that borrow aspects of animal physiology, which has been honed through eons of Darwinian user testing.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/15/2016
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IT Organizations Unprepared For Digital Business: Gartner
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Despite uncertainty of when their organizations will be ready for digital business, most IT pros say they will definitely play a part in the transformation when it does happen, according to a recent Gartner report.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/14/2016
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Microsoft Tests Natural Language IFTTT Alternative
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Conditional Action Programmer (CAP), an experimental project from Microsoft's Technology and Research group, offers a way to automate app interactions using natural language rather than code.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/13/2016
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Robot Stingray Moves To The Beat Of A Rat's Heart
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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A tiny robotic stingray powered by light-activated rat heart muscle cells could help advance artificial heart research.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/12/2016
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Beyond BlackBerry: Outdated Tech The Feds Should Dump
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The US Senate is finally ditching BlackBerry devices. Now, if only the rest of the government could leave the past behind. Here's a look at outdated tech still being used by federal agencies, including the military and the IRS.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/8/2016
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Gartner: Brexit Will Hurt IT Spending Worldwide
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Gartner's updated IT spending forecast for 2016 is slightly improved, but the research firm warned that it doesn't account for the recent UK vote to leave the European Union. The Brexit vote will dampen IT spending worldwide.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/7/2016
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Starship Technologies To Test Robot Delivery Service  
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Pedestrians in several European cities will soon see semi-autonomous robots traveling alongside them, delivering goods for local merchants.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/6/2016
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US Senate Ditches BlackBerry For Apple, Samsung
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Senators and staffers will no longer be given BlackBerry smartphones and will instead receive the iPhone SE or one of Samsung's S6 devices.
By Eric Zeman , 7/5/2016
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Tesla Autopilot Crash Under NHTSA Investigation
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking into the circumstances surrounding a fatal accident involving a Tesla being driven under autopilot.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/2/2016
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Uber App Update To Track Driver Behavior
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The update is designed to capture data about how Uber's drivers operate their vehicles -- measuring braking, acceleration, and speed.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/1/2016
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10 Hot Smartphones To Consider Now
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Although smartphone sales have been on the decline recently, there is no shortage of options. Here are 10 hot models worth a look.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/30/2016
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Google Fiber Expands Gigabit Rollout With Webpass Buy
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Google Fiber is acquiring Webpass, a San Francisco-based, high-speed web startup. It's a new effort by Google to speed up the rollout of its gigabit fiber service across the US.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/23/2016
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Microsoft Flow For iOS Aims To Help Apps Play Nice
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
It's remarkable how poorly software-based products and services communicate. With the introduction of Flow for iOS on Wednesday, Microsoft is taking another step toward enabling applications to play nice.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/23/2016
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9 Tools To Help You Build A Better Bot
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
AI-fueled automation is all the rage in customer service, but a bot gone wrong can do your business more harm than good. We spotlight the better bot platforms presently available to help keep your automation ambitions in line with what your customers really want.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/23/2016
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