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Windows 10 Gets Close, Skype Feature Updates: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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This week Microsoft sold assets to AOL and Uber, released two Windows 10 builds, and pushed new Skype for Business features to preview.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/4/2015
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Windows 10 Build 10159 Marks Microsoft Efficiency
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft has released Windows 10 Build 10159 to the Fast ring of Windows Insiders, marking the second PC build in two days.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/1/2015
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Skype For Business: New Features Ready To Preview
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Enterprise customers on Office 365 can preview new Skype for Business features, including broadcast and voice dial-in capabilities.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/1/2015
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Microsoft Cuts Display Ad Business, Sells Bing Maps To Uber
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft transfers its display ad business to AOL and sells Bing Maps tech to Uber as CEO Satya Nadella executes a new corporate mission.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/30/2015
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Google Says Yelp-Backed Study Is Flawed
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Conflicting claims fly as European antitrust officials await a response to objections from Google.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/30/2015
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10 Essential Google Apps For iPhone Users
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Just because you're an Apple aficionado doesn't mean you can't load up your iPhone with Google apps. Here are 10 of the best.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/30/2015
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Google's Android Appeal Rejected by Supreme Court
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Oracle's copyright lawsuit against Google over Android now returns to a lower court.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/29/2015
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Windows 10 Pricing Chaos, Upgrade Explained: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft this week released the full suite of Office for Android, updated the Surface Pro 3, and confused the Internet with its Windows 10 pricing strategy.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/27/2015
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Amazon Wants Developers Creating Alexa Apps
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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Amazon is looking to expand its Alexa personal assistant beyond Echo by appealing to developers and leveraging AWS.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/26/2015
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Windows 10 Upgrade: 8 FAQs Explained
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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July 29 is fast approaching and we know you still have a lot of questions about how to download and use Windows 10.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/26/2015
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Google Street View Gives Vertical View Of El Capitan
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
If you're in for a hair-raising slice of vertigo, check out Google's Street View climb of El Capitan in Yosemite. It's not for the faint of heart.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/25/2015
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Microsoft Office Fully Lands On Android Phones
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are now generally available on Android smartphones and tablets.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/25/2015
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Amazon Echo Wants To Talk With You
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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With its invite-only beta phase behind it, Amazon Echo will be available for sale in the US next month with several new features, including connected-home options, Google Calendar, and Audible Audiobooks.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/23/2015
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Windows 10: Free For All Insiders?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's muddled messaging sparks a debate over whether Windows 10 will be available for free to Windows Insiders.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/22/2015
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Docker, CoreOS Bury The Hatchet For Container Spec
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Container rivals Docker and CoreOS, plus 18 other organizations, link arms behind a common container specification.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/22/2015
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Samsung Update Fixes SwiftKey Security Flaw
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Samsung will release a security policy update following reports of vulnerability in SwiftKey keyboard replacement software.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/20/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile Update, Elop Exit: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
News of an executive shakeup at Microsoft comes the same week as new Windows 10 Mobile build 10136.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/20/2015
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Stephen Elop Out In Microsoft Executive Shakeup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Organizational changes within Microsoft's engineering team will result in the departure of senior executives, including former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/17/2015
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Windows 10 vs. Mac OS X 10.11: OS Showdown
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft and Apple are both planning OS releases for later this year. Which one is the better pick, Windows 10 or Mac OS X 10.11?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/16/2015
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Adobe Upgrades Creative Cloud Apps, Launches Stock
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Adobe's major Creative Cloud update stretches across 15 applications and includes new tools for iOS and Android users.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/16/2015
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