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Laptops For Business: 8 Worth Buying
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Among the advances you'll find in this year's crop of notebook computers are: Fast-charging battery systems; ultra-thin, ultra-light form factors; new interfaces; and hybrid devices that transform easily between tablet and laptop.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/3/2015
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Free Android Apps Secretly Talk To Ad, Tracking Sites
Eric Zeman,
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Researchers are warning about misleading Google Play app behaviors and are calling for more visibility into Android applications' connection policies.
By Eric Zeman , 5/4/2015
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Apple Watch Leads Smartwatch Pack, Consumer Reports Finds
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The Apple Watch beat competitor models from Samsung, Pebble, and Martian in spot-testing conducted by Consumer Reports.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/6/2015
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iPhone 6 Plus Driving Record Phablet Adoption
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple's big-screened iPhone 6 Plus accelerated consumer interest in phablets, which now account for one in five new smartphone sales.
By Eric Zeman , 5/6/2015
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SAP Simple Finance: Gateway For The Little Guy
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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SAP Simple Finance is the software giant's answer for customers who aren't huge.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/6/2015
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4 Ways IT Can Inspire Business Confidence
Pam Baker, Author and freelance writer
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An EMC study revealed that business leaders don't think their companies are ready for the data-driven future. Worse, they have no confidence in IT to correct course. Here's why it happened, and what IT can do to win back the confidence of business execs.
By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 5/6/2015
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Google: Mobile Searches Overtaking Desktop
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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More and more people are searching the Web on their smartphones and tablets, and Google is looking to serve up more ads and services to users through their mobile devices.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/6/2015
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Google Launches Cloud Bigtable Database Service
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Cloud Bigtable brings Google infrastructure to cloud computing customers, and might be particularly useful for Internet of Things applications.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/6/2015
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8 Linux Security Improvements In 8 Years
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Linux started getting really serious about security in 2007, and it has made big strides in the past three years. As open source code faces more threats, Linux can't rest on its laurels.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/6/2015
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Microsoft Office Moves Deeper Into Cloud, Mobile
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft announced a host of changes to its productivity suite poised to affect desktop and Office 365 customers later this year. The emphasis is on cloud and mobility.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/5/2015
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Microsoft Chief Slams Google As Lollipop Hits 10 Percent
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The newest version of Android -- Lollipop -- is catching on slowly, and Microsoft had something to say about Google's mobile operating system.
By Eric Zeman , 5/5/2015
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Pinterest Opens Up To Developers
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Can Pinterest avoid the missteps of other social networks that courted developers?
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/5/2015
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FCC's Wheeler Dishes On Comcast, Time Warner, Net Neutrality
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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At TechCrunch Disrupt NY, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler talked Time Warmer, Comcast, net neutrality, and whether he'll serve under the next president or just play with his grandkids.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/5/2015
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Microsoft Ignite 2015: Windows 10, Office 2016, Azure Updates
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft announced updates to its Windows 10, Office, cloud, and security offerings during a news-packed keynote at Ignite 2015.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/4/2015
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Free Android Apps Secretly Talk To Ad, Tracking Sites
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Researchers are warning about misleading Google Play app behaviors and are calling for more visibility into Android applications' connection policies.
By Eric Zeman , 5/4/2015
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Nordstrom VP: Take Emotion Out Of Agile Transformation
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Mapping each step of a dev process can make the transformation more fact-based. It might look like micromanagement, but Nordstrom's Courtney Kissler calls it "honoring reality."
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 5/4/2015
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Laptops For Business: 8 Worth Buying
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Among the advances you'll find in this year's crop of notebook computers are: Fast-charging battery systems; ultra-thin, ultra-light form factors; new interfaces; and hybrid devices that transform easily between tablet and laptop.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/3/2015
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Tesla Energy: Changing How Businesses, Homes Use Power
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Founder Elon Musk is leading the electric-car pioneer into the energy infrastructure business. Amazon and Target are among those with pilot projects in the works.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/2/2015
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Apple Watch And A Tattoo? We Have Some Alternatives
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
The Apple Watch heart monitor might not work if you have a tattoo on your wrist. Here are some things we suggest to hipsters with this problem.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/2/2015
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IBM, Apple Partner On iPads For Elderly In Japan
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
With Japan's steadily climbing percentage of elderly residents, IBM, Apple, and their Japanese partners are combining their efforts to serve an aging population.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/1/2015
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Apple Watch Parts Not So Pricey
Eric Zeman,
News
A breakdown of the Apple Watch components shows the bill of materials could be as low as $81.20 -- far less than the $349 retail price.
By Eric Zeman , 5/1/2015
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Remember The Restroom When Deploying Wireless
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
One lesson learned at Houston Methodist Hospital about going wireless: If the CEO can't get access in the can, it's a bad day.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/1/2015
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