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Google Drive For Work Gets Limits
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
IT administrators have been telling Google that they want to be able to limit how Google Drive files can be used. Now, Google is obliging.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/1/2015
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Oracle ID Graph Helps Marketers Target Customers Anywhere
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Oracle adapts BlueKai ID technology so Oracle Marketing Cloud users can reach customers in mobile, social, and advertising interactions.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/1/2015
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Why Pinterest Updates Its Mobile App Every 3 Weeks
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
As established companies embrace mobile apps, they'll need to think more like Internet companies such as Pinterest.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 4/1/2015
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10 Apple Acquisitions: What Do They Mean?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Apple has a habit of buying tech companies. Let's look at its most recent acquisitions and in what ways each might enhance the company's future.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/1/2015
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Amazon Buy Button: 1-Click Ordering Minus The Click
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
With its Dash Button and Dash Replenishment Service, Amazon aims to take the Internet of Things mainstream.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/31/2015
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Gmail Android App Connects Yahoo, Microsoft Accounts
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
In its latest update to Gmail, Google is offering additional support for Yahoo and Microsoft accounts by giving users a unified view of their different email addresses.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 3/31/2015
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Microsoft's Surface 3 Promises Windows 10, Kills Windows RT
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Microsoft's newest Surface 3 ditches ARM for Intel. It packs a full version of Windows 8.1 and has an upgrade to Windows 10 coming later. The Surface 3 can be a tablet or a laptop. Prices start at less than $500.
By Eric Zeman , 3/31/2015
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Adobe's Comp CC Layout App Available For iPad
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Adobe is bringing its Comp CC layout application to the iPad through the Apple App Store, giving designers another mobile option for their needs.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 3/31/2015
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Linux Seeks Security, Unity
Rick Merritt, SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times
News
Experts at the Embedded Linux Conference say that open-source software needs more attention to interoperability, security, and its kernel, for the Internet of Things.
By Rick Merritt SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times, 3/30/2015
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Apple Watch Edition Buyers Getting Luxury, White-Glove Treatment
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
People who have $10,000 to buy an Apple Watch Edition will be treated like royalty when they enter Apple Stores. With all the anticipation, IDC has upped its wearables estimate.
By Eric Zeman , 3/30/2015
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Microsoft Office 365 Gets MDM Boost
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Mobile device management becomes generally available in Office 365 to meet growing need for secure mobile productivity.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/30/2015
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Net Neutrality Rules Will Survive, FCC Chairman Says
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
In a speech at the Moritz College of Law, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said that new net neutrality laws would hold up to court challenges brought by telecoms, carriers, and their representatives.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 3/30/2015
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Microsoft Azure Services Power Ziosk Dining Experience
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft HDInsight and Azure ML help Ziosk gain dining insights from more than 77,000 table-top tablets deployed at Chili's and other restaurants.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/30/2015
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iPhone 6C With 4-Inch Display? Expert Says No
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
Commentary
This week, the Apple rumor mill started to churn with talk of three different iPhone 6 series devices, including a 4-inch iPhone 6C. However, a smaller iPhone doesn't seem to jive with the company's plans.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 3/29/2015
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Vs. HTC M9: Which One Is Right For You?
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Are you on the fence between the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the HTC One M9? This InformationWeek guide will help you pick the better of the two smartphones.
By Eric Zeman , 3/27/2015
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IoT Revolution: Is The Enterprise Ready?
Susan Fourtané, Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher
Commentary
In the connected future, the Internet of Things is expected to play a huge role in everyday life. Are enterprises ready to handle IoT, and what does it mean for security?
By Susan Fourtané Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher, 3/27/2015
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Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC One M9 Go On Sale April 10
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
If there's one day to go smartphone shopping, it's April 10. The Samsung Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge and the HTC One M9 will hit store shelves on the same day.
By Eric Zeman , 3/26/2015
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Zuckerberg At F8: Facebook Is A Family Of Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
At the F8 developer conference on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talked about how the social media giant is striving to become more than a singular online destination.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/26/2015
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Apple Buys FoundationDB To Improve Apps, Software
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
By acquiring FoundationDB, a database startup, Apple could incorporate the technology in order to improve the performance of key apps and software services.
By Eric Zeman , 3/25/2015
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Cyanogen Developing Android OS Without Google
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Now flush with $80 million in new funding, Cyanogen is looking to create a unique version of Android that doesn't rely on Google. Will smartphone manufacturers try it?
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 3/25/2015
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