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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
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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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Jony Ive Promoted To Chief Design Officer At Apple
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Jony Ive, the design genius behind Apple's most iconic products, including the MacBook, iPhone, and Apple Watch, gets a promotion to chief design officer. What does it mean for the rest of the company?
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/26/2015
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Microsoft Cortana Destined For iOS, Android
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's Cortana app for Apple's iOS and Google Android will be available for download later this year.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/26/2015
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BlackBerry Doomed By First iPhone, Storm Failure
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
BlackBerry corporate leaders' inability to react effectively to market changes, specifically the first iPhone and AT&T's deal with Apple, doomed the famed smartphone maker.
By Eric Zeman , 5/26/2015
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Android Factory Reset Leaves Your Data Exposed: Study
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Flaws in Google’s Android operating system mean the factory-reset option is unlikely to permanently wipe all your data -- or master token -- from the device.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/25/2015
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8 Reasons IT Pros Hate The Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
We sense a simmering level of vitriol whenever we speak with IT professionals about the cloud in our daily conversations, at industry conferences, and in other settings. Here's why.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/25/2015
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Office For Android, Sway, OneDrive Updates: MS Office News
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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News surrounding Microsoft Office this week included a public preview of Office for Android and eDiscovery for Office 365.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/24/2015
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Pebble Time Smartwatch Shipments Start May 27
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Early supporters of Pebble Technology Corp.'s Kickstarter campaign will be the first to get their Pebble Time wearable devices.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/23/2015
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Windows 10 Build 10122, Email For iOS: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week's updates include a new Windows 10 build, rumors of an iOS email app, and a few questions for Windows 10 Mobile.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/23/2015
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iPad May Get Split-Screen Multitasking In iOS 9
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple is preparing some long overdue features for the iPad and may launch them on larger iPad Pro tablets later this year. This relates back to functionality in the upcoming iOS 9.
By Eric Zeman , 5/22/2015
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Bots Outpace Humans Online: Study
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Humans were responsible for only 41% of network traffic monitored by Distil Networks; bots made up the rest. What does this mean for your applications?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/22/2015
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10 iPhone Apps You've Never Heard Of
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Apple's App Store stocks more than a million apps; this guide will show you the hidden gems.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/22/2015
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PayPal Pivots From Platform To 'Operating System'
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
As it prepares for independence from eBay, PayPal is trying to redefine itself as something more than a payment company.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/21/2015
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NSA Wanted To Hack Google App Store, Infect Android Phones
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The NSA and its Five Eyes allies researched a man-in-the-middle attack to infect Android smartphone users by hacking Google's App Store. It's the last revelation from Edward Snowden.
By Eric Zeman , 5/21/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile: 5 Questions We Want Answered
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft has given Windows 10 for desktop its share of attention. What can we expect from Windows 10 Mobile?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/20/2015
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Microsoft's Reported Email App Targets iOS
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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A Microsoft slip leaked information on new chat app Flow, which works alongside Outlook to deliver faster messaging on Apple devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/20/2015
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Apple Watch, Android Wear Updates Begin Appearing This Week
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The first update for the Apple Watch makes performance improvements across the board, while Google is finally sending Android 5.1.1 to its line of Android Wear wearables.
By Eric Zeman , 5/20/2015
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iOS vs. Android: What’s Best For Enterprise Security?
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Among the major concerns of enterprises these days are data security and theft from mobile devices. Here's a look at whether iOS or Android offers better enterprise security.
By InformationWeek Staff , 5/19/2015
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