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Samsung Galaxy S6 Sales Fail To Break Records
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Combined sales of the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge surpassed those of last year's Galaxy S5, but are hardly setting any records for Samsung.
By Eric Zeman , 6/2/2015
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Microsoft Buys Wunderlist App, Targets Mobile Productivity
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The startup behind to-do app Wunderlist could prove an asset to Microsoft's mobile strategy.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/2/2015
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Android M Adds Enterprise Features
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
IT administrators will find plenty to like in the next version of Android.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/2/2015
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Intel Buying Altera For $16.7 Billion
Clive Maxfield,
News
The recent consolidation in the microchip market continues with Intel paying nearly $17 billion for rival Altera.
By Clive Maxfield , 6/1/2015
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BlackBerry Kills Ryan Seacrest's Typo iPhone Keyboard
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Typo's settlement with BlackBerry means it can no longer make and sell keyboards for the iPhone.
By Eric Zeman , 6/1/2015
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Asus Unveils ZenWatch 2, ZenPad Tablets At Computex
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Asus is making a splash at Computex with the release of three tablets, the latest version of its the Zen Watch 2 smartwatch, all-in-one PCs, and a monitor.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/1/2015
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12 MDM Questions Enterprises Should Ask
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Need a mobile device management solution to secure your network and data against threats from the many devices accessing your systems? Here's a quick guide to the most common features.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/1/2015
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iOS 9 Rumors: 5 Things We're Hearing
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Apple's WWDC 15 conference is coming up in June, and the rumor mill is already abuzz with news about iOS 9.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/31/2015
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Apple Assists Users With iPhone Message Crashes
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Users who receive a text message with a specific string of characters find the text crashes iMessage -- Apple has issued instructions for a temporary fix.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/30/2015
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Windows 10 In July, Azure News: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft news this week included updates to Azure, SQL Server 2016, Office for Android and, of course, Windows 10.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/30/2015
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Android M: 5 Best Features
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Android M may focus more on improving the user experience, but Google still added some impressive new features. Here's what we learned at Google I/O.
By Eric Zeman , 5/29/2015
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Using Twitter, Smartphones To Accurately Assess Crowds
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
As part of the Big Data Challenge, researchers from England's University of Warwick have turned to smartphones and Twitter to estimate crowd sizes quickly and accurately.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/29/2015
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Google I/O: Gmail Hits 900M Users, Android Reaches A Billion
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Key statistics from this year's Google I/O included one billion Android users and 900 million Gmail users, 75% of whom are on mobile.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/28/2015
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Ads Built By Algorithm
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Persado contends its machine learning system can produce better direct response ads than human ad copywriter.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/28/2015
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iOS 9 Rumor: Proactive Project Will Rival Google Now
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple iOS 9 is shaping up to be more than just a performance upgrade. New details emerge pointing to a stronger competitor, called Proactive, which will challenge Google Now and Microsoft's Cortana.
By Eric Zeman , 5/28/2015
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Meeker: Internet Has Only Begun Changing Our Lives
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker presents her annual take on how the Internet is changing business, as US and China dominate among Web companies.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/28/2015
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Lenovo Details Dual-Screen Smartwatch, Smart Shoes
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Lenovo is seriously expanding beyond PCs with several new concepts that tap into the Internet of Things trend. For wearables, Lenovo is showing off a dual-screen smartwatch.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/28/2015
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Big Data: 6 Real-Life Business Cases
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Better data analysis enables companies to optimize everything in the value chain -- from sales to order delivery, to optimal store hours. Here are six examples of how major enterprises are using data to improve their business models.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/27/2015
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Microsoft Office Coming To 20 More Android Tablets
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Microsoft has convinced 20 more Android tablet OEMs to install its Office productivity software on their devices. It's a smart move by Redmond.
By Eric Zeman , 5/27/2015
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Google Planning New Nexus Smartphones In 2015, Report Claims
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Although Google's Android platform is the dominant operating system on smartphones worldwide, it has struggled with its Nexus-branded hardware. A new report claims Google will try again this year.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/27/2015
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