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9 iOS, Android Apps to Boost Productivity
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Smartphones might be distracting, but they can also help get things done. Check out our picks for mobile productivity apps.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/18/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile Update: Office Apps, Windows Store
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Build 10080 of Microsoft's Windows 10 for phones gives a first look at Universal Office apps, Windows Store Beta, and more.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/14/2015
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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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iOS 9 Rumors Point To 'Home' App For HomeKit
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Apple could be showing "Home," an app that integrates with home automation framework HomeKit and iOS 9, at WWDC next month.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 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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IoT Market Will Grow 19 Percent in 2015, IDC Predicts
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
An IDC report indicates the market for the Internet of Things will only become more robust over the next few years. An increase use in retail digital signage will help the IoT market grow 19 percent in 2015.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/20/2015
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On-Demand Workers Face Low Pay, Limited Flexibility
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
A survey tackles the benefits and challenges of life as an on-demand worker in the 1099 economy.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/20/2015
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Identity Management For People, Things: Startup Profile
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Startup ForgeRock leverages software from Sun Microsystems to provide identity services for users and devices.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 5/19/2015
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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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Apple Debuts New MacBook, iMac Ahead Of WWDC
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple adds Force Touch to its 15-inch MacBook Pro, intros a less-expensive iMac desktop, and reveals a new charging dock for the iPhone.
By Eric Zeman , 5/19/2015
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Microsoft's Solitaire: 25 Years of Wasting Time
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Redmond celebrates Microsoft Solitaire's 25th birthday with an employee tournament the same week it welcomes a creative director for HoloLens.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/19/2015
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Twilio Broadens Communications Platform
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
With IP Messaging and other new services, Twilio hopes to give companies such as Uber more control over the communication infrastructure they build into their apps.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/19/2015
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Google, Apple Urge Obama To Protect Phone Data Privacy
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The letter, signed by Google, Apple, and a number of tech companies and security organizations, is urging Obama to halt legislation that would allow government to access personal data stored on mobile devices.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/19/2015
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Google Cloud Platform Drops Price, Again
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
It's also offering a big discount for computing jobs that aren't time sensitive and thus can run during low-demand times.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/18/2015
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Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile Strategy Promises Less Pain
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Microsoft is borrowing a tactic from Apple's playbook and will be responsible for delivering system updates to Windows 10 mobile smartphones.
By Eric Zeman , 5/18/2015
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Apple Snaps Up GPS Specialist Coherent Navigation
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Apple's Maps service has been gaining traction in the years following its bumpy rollout, and the acquisition of Coherent Navigation could make the app even more precise with GPS technology.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/18/2015
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9 iOS, Android Apps to Boost Productivity
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Smartphones might be distracting, but they can also help get things done. Check out our picks for mobile productivity apps.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/18/2015
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IoT Buzz: Legit Business Or Next Tech Bubble Fail?
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
In the Internet of Things, everything needs to be connected and "smart." But, if everything is smart, how do you know what's dumb or doomed to fail?
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 5/18/2015
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Windows 10 Patch Strategy: IT Dream Or Nightmare?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Here's what systems administrators and others in IT will love (and hate) about Microsoft's Windows 10 patch and upgrade strategy.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/17/2015
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