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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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EMC Open Sources ViPR With Eye On Software Future
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
Storage heavyweight prepares for industry shift to software-defined storage by open sourcing its storage controller.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 5/22/2015
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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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ARIN Nearing IPv4 Depletion, For Real
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
The American Registry for Internet Numbers says it will have to activate its IPv4 waiting list this summer. Enterprises can opt for IPv4 transfer market or finally consider deploying IPv6.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 5/21/2015
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9 Cool, Free Summer Classes For Tech Pros
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
Looking to enrich your brain this summer? Look no further than these free online courses on everything from cyberwarfare and Python programming to superheroes, robotics and cooking for geeks.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 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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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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Network Performance Monitoring, Easy As Pi
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
Network monitoring startup NetBeez harnesses the value of the Raspberry Pi to test application performance in distributed environments from the user point of view.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 5/20/2015
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Verizon & AOL: What Can We Learn?
Russ White, Principal Engineer, IPOS, Ericsson
Commentary
Verizon's purchase of media company AOL and the growth of Google Fiber highlight the need to find a balance between content and transport.
By Russ White Principal Engineer, IPOS, Ericsson, 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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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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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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8 Hot Online Colleges For IT Pros
Network Computing Editors,
News
Check out these colleges and universities that offer online IT courses and degrees to help keep your tech skills and knowledge fresh.
By Network Computing Editors , 5/19/2015
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Three Requirements For True Micro-Segmentation
Geoff Huang, Director of Product Marketing, VMware
Commentary
'Micro-segmentation' is getting attention as a way network virtualization can improve security. Find out what it is and how it works, from the originators of the term.
By Geoff Huang Director of Product Marketing, VMware, 5/19/2015
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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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Security Startup Defends Against WiFi Hijacking
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead
Commentary
CoroNet aims to thwart man-in-the-middle attacks on WiFi or cellular communications with technology that secures the radio level.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead, 5/18/2015
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How UC Supports Workforce Collaboration
Joseph Harsch,  Senior Director, Market Offers, BroadSoft
Commentary
With the rise of outsourcing, enterprise teams must be able to effectively communicate and collaborate. Unified communications tools can help.
By Joseph Harsch Senior Director, Market Offers, BroadSoft, 5/18/2015
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