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Microsoft's Minecraft Buy: 6 Interesting Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft acquisition of game developer Mojang is turning heads. Here's some context.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/15/2014
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How To Hire Developers Fast And Build Things
Stephane Kasriel, SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk
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To have the best team of developers you must have a distributed team of developers.
By Stephane Kasriel SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk, 9/15/2014
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Apple Sells 4M iPhones In 24 Hours
Eric Zeman,
News
Apple said preorders for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus shattered previous records.
By Eric Zeman , 9/15/2014
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Mining WiFi Data: Retail Privacy Pitfalls
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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WiFi data mining starts with anonymous tracking, but it can lead to personal details in social profiles. Interop New York session explores opportunities and limits for retailers.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/2014
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iPhone Demand Takes Down Apple Web Store
Eric Zeman,
News
Early buyers in the US met frustration as Apple's website strained under the heavy load and iPhone 6 Plus sold out.
By Eric Zeman , 9/12/2014
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Chromebooks Now Can Run Android Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Only four Android apps now run on Chrome OS, but Google insists there will be more.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/12/2014
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Beware Of BYOD Benefit Pixie Dust
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
Stop measuring BYOD benefits with empty elixirs like employee productivity and happiness.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 9/12/2014
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Apple iPhone 6 Goes On Sale: Pricing Details
Eric Zeman,
News
Carriers and retailers have laid out their plans to sell you Apple's new iPhones.
By Eric Zeman , 9/11/2014
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Apple Watch And The Threat To Rolex
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Watchmakers are now firmly in the software business, like it or not. You probably are, too.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 9/11/2014
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Intel Points Wearables, Big Data At Cancer Research
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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At IDF, Intel execs discuss how an Intel-powered Internet of Things could lead to personalized cancer treatments.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/10/2014
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Facebook Updates Put Spotlight On Video
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook rolls out a view counter and new tools for businesses to capitalize on video's growing presence on the social network.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/10/2014
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Apple's New iPhones Vs. Rivals
Eric Zeman,
News
How do the new iPhones stack up against some of today's leading devices? We examine displays, processors, cameras, and more.
By Eric Zeman , 9/10/2014
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Apple Watch: Smart But Not Smart Enough
Brian Dipert,
Commentary
Apple Watch's design may appear smart, but it must be even smarter to make it in the hot and increasingly crowded wearables market.
By Brian Dipert , 9/10/2014
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IDF: Edison Leads Intel Into Wearables
Rick Merritt, SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times
News
Postage-stamp sized chip aims to power the consumer Internet of Things.
By Rick Merritt SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times, 9/10/2014
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Apple Watch Misnomer: Wireless Charging
Jessica Lipsky,
Commentary
I thought Apple would surely announce phones or a wearable capable of magnetic resonance charging -- and I was sorely disappointed.
By Jessica Lipsky , 9/10/2014
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Intel Touts Tablets, Moore's Law At IDF
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Intel execs at IDF promoted ultra-thin tablets, showed off depth-sensing cameras -- and repeated the mantra that PCs aren't dead yet.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/10/2014
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U2 Album Giveaway: What's Apple's Angle?
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
As part of iPhone and Apple Watch launch hoopla, 500 million iTunes subscribers get U2's "Songs of Innocence" for free. But what do Apple and U2 hope to gain?
By David Wagner Community Editor, 9/10/2014
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Apple iCloud Hack's Other Victim: Cloud Trust
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Our flash poll finds users feel more vulnerable about cloud security in general. No wonder: Apple's opening statement of indignation now sounds a little hollow.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/10/2014
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3 Reasons Government Must Invest In Mobile Software
Stephen Rodriguez, Managing Partner, Coldon Strategic Advisors
Commentary
Government needs apps that meet regulatory requirements, as well as the needs of its workers.
By Stephen Rodriguez Managing Partner, Coldon Strategic Advisors, 9/10/2014
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Apple Pay: Mobile Payments' Long-Awaited Star?
Bryan Yurcan, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology
News
Apple Pay sounds easy to use, but will it be the mobile wallet system that finally cracks the market?
By Bryan Yurcan Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology, 9/9/2014
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