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Windows 10 Universal Apps Update Coming To Phones
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft announces Office Universal apps preview for Windows 10 on Windows Phone and details of Office 2016.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/18/2015
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Android For Work Reports For Office Duty
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Through Android For Work, Google has made its mobile device management tool for Android smartphones available to businesses, offering IT teams the control they want and the security they need.
By Eric Zeman , 4/17/2015
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Cyanogen Partners With Microsoft To Challenge Google
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Cyanogen's version of Android will include Microsoft apps and services.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/16/2015
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Apple Watch Won't Be Sold In Stores Anytime Soon
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Angela Ahrendts, Apple's retail chief, said the company will sell its high-end Apple Watch online exclusively until June as preorders continue unabated. The latest estimates have preorder sales topping 2 million.
By Eric Zeman , 4/16/2015
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Why Companies Should Pay Attention To AngularJS
Michi Kono, CTO of Monsoon
Commentary
When Google and Microsoft collaborate on a project, it's worth noting.
By Michi Kono CTO of Monsoon, 4/16/2015
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Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge: Pricey To Make But Selling Briskly
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
In a statement, Samsung claims demand for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge is higher than anticipated. However, a new report also finds the smartphones are the most expensive the company has ever produced.
By Eric Zeman , 4/15/2015
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Apple, IBM Partner for Healthcare Analytics
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Health data collected on Apple devices will be stored in IBM's Health Cloud for analysis by medical professionals and researchers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/15/2015
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BlackBerry Leap Debuts In UK, Coming To US Soon
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Down but by no means out, beleaguered BlackBerry looks to recapture marketshare with the Leap smartphone, which is headed to the US soon.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/15/2015
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Apple's ResearchKit Targets Fitness, Healthcare Markets
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Apple's ResearchKit is an open-source framework designed for the healthcare and fitness markets as a way to collect data and analyze larger groups of patients.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/15/2015
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Microsoft Buys Datazen For Mobile BI
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
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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Apple's WWDC Starts June 8 With iOS 9 On Deck
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
At the 2015 WWDC, Apple's is expected to show off new versions of iOS, specifically iOS 9, and Mac OS X. Additionally, developers will get more details about the Apple Watch.
By Eric Zeman , 4/14/2015
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Apple Watch Scores 1 Million Preorders, Analysts Find
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Most buyers opted for the cheapest Apple Watch option possible, says research firm. However, do the numbers point to a new trend in wearables?
By Eric Zeman , 4/13/2015
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LG G4 Android Smartphone Leaks Online
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
Commentary
LG had planned a media event two weeks from now to unveil the G4, a new Android smartphone, but the company leaked a slew of photos and info a bit early.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/13/2015
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How 'Dash' Buttons Could Work For IT
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
If the Amazon Dash button could be used for repetitive household activities, could something similar be used for repetitive IT support tasks? Well, yes and no.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/13/2015
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Microsoft Office 365 MDM: Hits And Misses
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Microsoft is offering free mobile device management (MDM) features for all commercial users of its Office 365 cloud-based services. Here we break down what it can and can't do for your organization.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/12/2015
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Apple's New MacBook: The Ultimate Portable With Caveats
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Apple's latest MacBook, with its 12-inch Retina display and new USB-C port, has drawn praise for its ultra-thin design and typical aesthetic finesse, but the lack of ports should be considered.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/12/2015
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Apple Watch Sells Out Quickly
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Customers may now try the Apple Watch on in stores, but they will need to place orders online.
By Eric Zeman , 4/11/2015
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Windows 10 Redstone, Dropbox Partnership: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
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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LinkedIn's Lynda.com Deal: Hiring Firms, Job Seekers Benefit
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
LinkedIn's plans to acquire an online learning site give it an advantage in a burgeoning e-learning market.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/10/2015
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