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Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 1100 Chip Targets Wearables, IoT
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Qualcomm's processor supports Android and the Android Wear platform. It's aiming at targeted wearables like smartwatches for kids.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/31/2016
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Microsoft's Mobile Fail: What Happens Now?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Despite dwindling sales, thousands of job cuts, and billions of dollars in restructuring charges, Microsoft remains committed to the mobile market. The questions is, what happens now?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/31/2016
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How To Attract Top Cloud Dev Talent
Angel Diaz, VP of Cloud Technology & Architecture, IBM
Commentary
Dr. Angel Diaz of IBM co-chaired and co-authored MathML, the first XML standard, in 1998. Here, he shares what he's learned about open source in the past two decades, and tells us why it's crucial for any company looking to attract and retain top dev talent in today's competitive marketplace.
By Angel Diaz VP of Cloud Technology & Architecture, IBM, 5/31/2016
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7 PaaS Startups To Watch
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
As virtualization advancements such as container technologies emerge, PaaS is hitting its stride. While you may have heard of a couple of the PaaS providers on our list, we're betting there are a few more here that aren't on your radar yet. Here's why these seven firms are worth your attention.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/31/2016
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LinkedIn's Kafka Monitor, Apple's Siri Are Set Free: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
LinkedIn contributes Kafka Monitor to open source. Apple prepares to open Siri to third-party developers. We have all this, plus news about Confluent and Tinkerpop, in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending May 29, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/29/2016
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Java Ruling A Potential Win For Open Source
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Oracle's long and contentious court battle with Google over Java copyright issues ends in defeat. But the open source community can breathe a sigh of relief -- for now.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 5/28/2016
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Apple TV: Revamped Version May Be Echo Competitor
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Rather than build a brand new device to compete with the Amazon Echo, Apple is working to improve the capabilities of its Apple TV product, according to a new report.
By Eric Zeman , 5/27/2016
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Google Beats Oracle In Long-Running Java Copyright Case
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Reversing a reversal of its initial victory, Google once again has prevailed against Oracle's claim that Android infringes its Java copyrights.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/27/2016
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Google May Shame Partners Into Ending Android Fragmentation
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Google might resort to naming and shaming smartphone makers and carriers who are behind in updating Android devices.
By Eric Zeman , 5/26/2016
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PayPal Update Deals Further Blow To BlackBerry, Windows Phone
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
PayPal will end support for its popular online payment app at the end of June, dealing another blow to BlackBerry and Windows Phone. The update also eliminates support for Amazon.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/26/2016
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Google Apps Vs. Office 365: Which Suite Reigns Supreme?
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The two leading cloud productivity suites -- Google Apps and Microsoft's Office 365 -- each have a lot to offer. But which one is right for your organization? Here's a look at how they stack up.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/26/2016
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Microsoft Seals Nokia's Fate, Cuts 1,850 Jobs
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft is slashing up to 1,850 jobs, mostly in Nokia's home country of Finland, and taking on a $950 million restructuring charge as it streamlines its phone business.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/25/2016
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Apple May Open Up Siri, Make Echo-Like Speaker
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple is reportedly preparing its response to the Amazon Echo by opening up Siri to developers and forging a home-based speaker of its own.
By Eric Zeman , 5/25/2016
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VW Invests $300 Million In Gett, Toyota Partners With Uber
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Interest in ride-sharing specialists continues to grow as auto industry giants Toyota and Volkswagen announce strategic partnerships to grow the industry. Uber and Gett, a smaller ride-sharing company, are the beneficiaries of these new investments.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/25/2016
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How TD Bank Is Transforming Its Data Infrastructure
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
TD Bank has embarked on an effort to transform traditional banking data infrastructure into a more modern system built on a new application framework and APIs. This system leverages TD Bank's data to deliver insights on-demand.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/25/2016
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Symbolic IO Rewrites Rules For Storage
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The company's IRIS system promises dramatic speed improvements over existing technologies. These storage improvements should benefit anyone running large database queries, particularly transactions that require speed.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/24/2016
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Microsoft Expands Global Connectivity With Local Startups
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft is partnering with 12 business around the world to broaden access to Internet and cloud-based services.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/24/2016
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Microsoft Unveils Plan To Combat 'Terrorist Content'
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Microsoft has unveiled a two-pronged approach to fighting back against terrorists' efforts to use the Internet and social media to communicate with one another and recruit new members.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 5/23/2016
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Motorola RAZR Resurrection Looks To Make 2004 Cool Again
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Motorola suggests that its future lies in its past with a new teaser video that features the 2004-era smash hit RAZR flip phone.
By Eric Zeman , 5/23/2016
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iPhone 7 Rumors: Improved Camera, Quadraphonic Speakers
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The iPhone 7 rumor mill continues to churn out photos and information indicating a redesigned rear case and improved camera specs. Other photos point to a quadraphonic speaker system.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/23/2016
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