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Microsoft Enhances OneNote for Mac, iOS
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft continues its recent cross-platform emphasis with improved OneNote apps for Macs, iPhones, and iPads.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/29/2014
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Facebook Forces Messenger For Mobile Chat
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook will drop the chat feature from its main app and require users to download Messenger. You will have one week to make the switch.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/29/2014
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Fitbit Debuts Windows Phone App
Eric Zeman,
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Popular fitness device is one of the first wearables to offer a dedicated app for Windows Phone.
By Eric Zeman , 7/29/2014
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5 Inexpensive Smartphones: No Perfect Choice
Rodney Brown, Editor, The Mobility Hub
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As manufacturers realize that real growth potential is in the developing world, the race is on to build the best inexpensive smartphone. Phone makers are getting closer but haven't perfected the formula yet.
By Rodney Brown Editor, The Mobility Hub, 7/29/2014
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Windows Phone 8.1 Update Details Leak
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Windows Phone 8.1 is still rolling out, but a new update is already on the way, with support for Start screen folders and even bigger phablets.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/28/2014
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Samsung's Tizen Smartphone: Dead On Arrival?
Eric Zeman,
News
Samsung has indefinitely delayed the launch of its Tizen-based smartphone. Time to call it a failure?
By Eric Zeman , 7/28/2014
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Amazon's Bruising Week
Eric Zeman,
News
Second quarter financial struggles combined with poor reviews of the Fire Phone leave Amazon playing defense.
By Eric Zeman , 7/26/2014
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Google Moonshot Project: Healthy Bodies
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google's Baseline Study aims to model the chemistry of a healthy human body -- and unlock new clues to curing disease.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/26/2014
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Fit Fido: 10 Apps To Keep Pets Healthy
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Pet owners can now choose from an array of apps and gadgets including doggy Fitbits, meal-tracking and training apps, and scheduling tools to care for critters.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/25/2014
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Apple iPad Loses Tablet Market Share
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Apple is still the top tablet vendor, but it's losing ground and needs new lines of growth as the market cools.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/25/2014
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Microsoft Faces 4 Big Challenges
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is riding high with analysts and investors -- but look at the remaining hurdles.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/25/2014
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Just Let Me Code!
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
Commentary
Managing the complexity of development toolchains -- from SCM, to the build tools, to the testing, to the deployment stack -- now so overwhelms the developer experience, it's hard to get any real programming done.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 7/24/2014
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Sprint To Push Google Apps For Business
Eric Zeman,
News
In bid to win enterprise customers, Sprint offers Google Apps for Business.
By Eric Zeman , 7/24/2014
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Nadella's Windows 9 And Device Plans, Explained
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says his company is "streamlining" Windows into a converged OS, and "right-sizing" its device efforts. But what does this really mean?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/24/2014
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Why Facebook’s 'Buy' Button Will Fail
David Rekuc, Marketing Director, Ripen eCommerce
Commentary
Even if Facebook is able to overcome its trust problem, it still faces an even more serious threat: timing.
By David Rekuc Marketing Director, Ripen eCommerce, 7/24/2014
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Apple Documents Undisclosed iOS Services
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple describes services as "diagnostic," but does not address criticism that backdoors undermine security and privacy.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/23/2014
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Forget 'Things' – It's The Internet Of Business Models
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
With the Internet of Things, sensors and telematics don't mean much if they're not helping disrupt traditional business models.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 7/23/2014
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Facebook Referral Traffic Skyrockets
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook drove nearly one-quarter of all Web traffic in June while other social networks experienced significant drops, says new report.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/23/2014
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Amazon Fire Phone Early Reviews Tepid
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Early reviews of Amazon's first smartphone won't send consumers rushing to buy. Did Amazon miscalculate on key features?
By Eric Zeman , 7/23/2014
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Watson Tapped By IBM, USAA To Advise Veterans
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM Watson Engagement Advisor will support USAA customers who are leaving the military. Can Watson do better than conventional web and mobile support systems?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/23/2014
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