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Windows 10 Build 14393 Rollout, Cloud Revenue: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft this week released its fourth-quarter earnings report, Windows 10 Build 14393 for PC and mobile, and new services Stream and Bookings.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/23/2016
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Microsoft Cloud Drives $22.6 Billion In Revenue
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft reported gains in its booming cloud business that propelled revenue to $22.6 billion and made up for declines in mobile phone earnings.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/20/2016
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iOS 10 Beta 3 Fixes Bugs, Adds New Functions
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple seeded a third round of beta operating systems, including iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS, to its registered developers.
By Eric Zeman , 7/19/2016
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Surface Partnership With IBM, Windows Security: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft held its annual Worldwide Partner Conference and announced a new partnership with GE. A critical Windows security patch is announced. A look at Windows 10 and Surface subscriptions.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/16/2016
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Microsoft Launches Online Data Science Degree Program
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft is addressing the shortage of workers with data science skills with a new professional degree program offered online. The company said the data science degree will serve as a pilot for future offerings.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/15/2016
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Windows 'Critical' Security Flaw Hits All Versions Of OS
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft has fixed a security flaw that left all supported versions of its Windows operating system vulnerable to hackers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/14/2016
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Microsoft, IBM Team Up For Surface Enterprise Push
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft put the focus on business customers with Surface as a Service, partnerships with IBM and Booz Allen Hamilton, and new Windows 10 options at WPC 2016.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/12/2016
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Lenovo, HP Lead PC Market As Shipment Declines Continue
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The global PC market continues to face the aspect of declining shipments, but the US market for computers shows signs of resilience during the second quarter of 2016, according to new numbers. Lenovo and HP are leading the market.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/12/2016
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HummingBad Malware Infects 85 Million Android Devices
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A group of Chinese hackers dubbed Yingmob is using a sophisticated malware campaign called HummingBad to access and sell the info stored on Android devices. The malware may have already infected 85 million devices.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/9/2016
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Dynamics 365 Unveiled, Skype Meetings Launched: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week Microsoft launched Skype meetings for small businesses and combined its CRM and ERP offerings into a cloud service called Dynamics 365.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/9/2016
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An Inside Look At The New Apple Mac Malware 'Eleanor'
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
News
Researchers from Bitdefender find security hole that opens up a backdoor to the Mac OS X system.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 7/8/2016
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iOS 10, macOS Sierra Public Betas Released
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple released public betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra this week, providing early access to those willing to put up with bugs and instability.
By Eric Zeman , 7/8/2016
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Gartner: Brexit Will Hurt IT Spending Worldwide
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Gartner's updated IT spending forecast for 2016 is slightly improved, but the research firm warned that it doesn't account for the recent UK vote to leave the European Union. The Brexit vote will dampen IT spending worldwide.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/7/2016
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Google Nexus Smartwatches On The Way?
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Google is reportedly preparing two new Android Wear smartwatches, possibly carrying the Nexus brand, for debut later this year.
By Eric Zeman , 7/7/2016
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Microsoft's Skype Meetings Aimed At Small Businesses
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Microsoft is offering Skype Meetings, a free, pared-down version of Skype for Business. It's aimed at small businesses, and it offers tools including HD video conferencing.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/6/2016
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iOS 10 Makes It Easier To Be An Organ Donor
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Inspired by the difficulty Apple's late founder Steve Jobs endured in securing a donated liver when he was ill, the company says iOS 10 will allow iPhone users to directly connect to the National Donate Life Registry.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 7/5/2016
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Windows 10 Anniversary Update: 5 Key Business Features
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft will release several major changes in its Windows 10 Anniversary Update. For businesses users, here are five features to try.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/5/2016
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Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Salesforce On Outlook: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft announced the rollout date for its Windows 10 Anniversary Update. There are plans to kill the Surface 3 in December. There's a Salesforce Lightning add-in for Outlook.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/2/2016
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iOS 10: Siri Integrates With Third-Party Apps
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
As Apple gears up for its iOS 10 public beta in July, a select group of developers will now be able to sync up their apps with users' Siri demands.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 7/1/2016
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Google Android N Is Officially Nougat
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The newest version of Google's Android mobile operating system will be called Nougat, the company revealed June 30.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/30/2016
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