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Facebook Referral Traffic Skyrockets
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor,
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,, 7/23/2014
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Amazon Fire Phone Early Reviews Tepid
Eric Zeman,
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
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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Microsoft Earnings: 3 Big Takeaways
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Microsoft's cloud business is booming, but devices and consumer mindshare remain problems.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/23/2014
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Apple Profit Healthy: All Eyes On Fall
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Sales of iPads proved disappointing, but Apple posted strong iPhone, Mac, and iTunes numbers. The big test comes next quarter.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/23/2014
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FDA Mobile Apps Loophole Hazardous For Healthcare
Stephanie Kreml,
The FDA's reluctance to overregulate medical apps opens a pitfall for healthcare organizations that innovate too far ahead of the curve.
By Stephanie Kreml , 7/23/2014
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Location Analytics + Maps: 10 Eureka Moments
Michael S. Goldberg, Contributing Writer
Multiple data sources combined with geographic information (GIS) technology can provide a new level of business insight. Ask smart questions and see where the data takes you.
By Michael S. Goldberg Contributing Writer, 7/23/2014
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Apple Preps Larger iPhone
Eric Zeman,
Apple's order of up to 80 million devices suggests consumers want a larger iPhone, but will it hurt iPad sales?
By Eric Zeman , 7/22/2014
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Microsoft Earnings: 3 Things To Watch
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Wall Street has given Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella two thumbs up, so far. But with Windows growth uncertain and Microsoft's cloud businesses still in infancy, Nadella will face questions.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/22/2014
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Government IT Priorities: Security Reigns, Cloud Crawls
Richard W. Walker,
Our new survey shows fed agencies focusing more on security, as they should, but they're still behind the times with cloud use, data center consolidation, and overall innovation.
By Richard W. Walker , 7/21/2014
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Google To Turn NYC Payphones Into WiFi Hotspots
Eric Zeman,
New York is looking for a payphone payoff. Google, Samsung, and others expected to submit bids for the project.
By Eric Zeman , 7/21/2014
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Microsoft's Productivity Story: Showtime For Nadella
Kevin Casey,
Give the Microsoft CEO credit for his articulate vision. Now comes the hard part: execution.
By Kevin Casey , 7/21/2014
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EU Tells Apple, Google: Limit In-App Purchasing
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
"Children must be better protected when playing online," EU Commissioner declares in in-app goods crackdown.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/19/2014
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Apple-IBM Deal: 9 Moves Rivals Should Make
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
With Apple and IBM allied to advance iOS in the enterprise, these mobile technology companies must scramble to remain contenders. Here's how they could respond.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/18/2014
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Telemedicine Guidelines Leave Plenty Of Questions
Jeremy Johnson, Principal, Gray Plant Mooty
Federation of State Medical Boards and American Medical Association telemedicine standards provide a good starting point, but their definitions are too narrow.
By Jeremy Johnson & Catie Bitzan Amundsen , 7/17/2014
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IBM-Apple Deal Feeds CIO App Ambitions
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
But do CIOs want Apple-only, ready-made apps? Custom, in-house apps have advantages.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 7/17/2014
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ServiceNow Says IT Service Automation's Time Has Come
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
CEO Frank Slootman, backed by KPMG survey results, says time is right to build services that cut across devices and employee groups.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/17/2014
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7 Ways To Escape Communications Dark Ages
Marty Parker, Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting
Here's how unified communication tools can improve processes, cut costs, and drive new business. Second of a multipart series.
By Marty Parker Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting, 7/17/2014
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Tech Titans: Midyear Report Card
Mike Feibus,
Amazon, Google, and other major tech players went on a shopping spree in the first half of 2014. Here's a look at who won, who lost, and why -- along with a peek ahead.
By Mike Feibus , 7/17/2014
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Microsoft's Nadella: Productivity Is Our Soul
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella promises Worldwide Partner Conference audience that productivity tools will top the company's priorities in the age of mobile and cloud.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/16/2014
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