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Windows Threshold Videos Leak
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Videos offer a peek at Microsoft's Windows Threshold in action, including Start menu features that could appease keyboard-and-mouse fans who hate Windows 8.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/13/2014
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3 Facebook News Feed Changes, Explained
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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This week Facebook launched a privacy tool, more ad options, and two updates to video. Here's a closer look at what's new.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/13/2014
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Google Tempts Startups With $100,000 Cloud Credit
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google offers startups $100,000 in Google Cloud Platform credit for one year in effort to gain edge over Amazon Web Services.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/12/2014
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Chromebooks Now Can Run Android Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Only four Android apps now run on Chrome OS, but Google insists there will be more.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/12/2014
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Tableau Unveils Enterprise Tools
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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BI vendor Tableau shows off live connection to enterprise cloud apps and promises 4X speedup of database engine to cater to large numbers of users.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/12/2014
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Beware Of BYOD Benefit Pixie Dust
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
Stop measuring BYOD benefits with empty elixirs like employee productivity and happiness.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 9/12/2014
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Tableau Demos Standalone Mobile App
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Project Elastic for tablets lets users interact with downloaded data via swiping and two-finger zooming.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/12/2014
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Google Makes Apps More Accessible
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Improved support for screen readers makes Google Apps more inviting to the blind.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/11/2014
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Software Development: Don't Ignore What Makes It Hard
Scott Ambler, Senior Consulting Partner, Scott Ambler + Associates
News
Team size and location, regulatory constraints, and many other factors make software development a difficult job, beyond the complexity of the software itself. No single formula or methodology can address all needs.
By Scott Ambler Senior Consulting Partner, Scott Ambler + Associates, 9/11/2014
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5 Apple Wearables We Wanted But Didn't Get
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
The Apple Watch marks Apple's bold foray into the wearables market, but we were hoping for one more thing. Well, maybe five.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/11/2014
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Intel Points Wearables, Big Data At Cancer Research
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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At IDF, Intel execs discuss how an Intel-powered Internet of Things could lead to personalized cancer treatments.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/10/2014
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Facebook Updates Put Spotlight On Video
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook rolls out a view counter and new tools for businesses to capitalize on video's growing presence on the social network.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/10/2014
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Intel Touts Tablets, Moore's Law At IDF
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Intel execs at IDF promoted ultra-thin tablets, showed off depth-sensing cameras -- and repeated the mantra that PCs aren't dead yet.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/10/2014
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U2 Album Giveaway: What's Apple's Angle?
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
As part of iPhone and Apple Watch launch hoopla, 500 million iTunes subscribers get U2's "Songs of Innocence" for free. But what do Apple and U2 hope to gain?
By David Wagner Community Editor, 9/10/2014
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Apple Pay: Mobile Payments' Long-Awaited Star?
Bryan Yurcan, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology
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Apple Pay sounds easy to use, but will it be the mobile wallet system that finally cracks the market?
By Bryan Yurcan Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology, 9/9/2014
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Apple iPhone 6, Apple Watch: What's Missing
Eric Zeman,
News
Apple did many things right with its new iPhone and Watch hardware, but left a few key technologies out of the mix.
By Eric Zeman , 9/9/2014
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Twitter Buy Button Allows In-App Shopping
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Tweets from select brands will feature embedded Buy buttons that let users make purchases without leaving Twitter's iOS or Android apps.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/9/2014
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#Ebola Lessons: How Social Media Gets Infected
Evan Blair, COO, ZeroFOX
Commentary
Social networks can be both hero and villain during disease outbreaks and other public panics.
By Evan Blair COO, ZeroFOX, 9/9/2014
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LA Moves To Drupal To Improve Website Management
Patience Wait,
News
Los Angeles will move its 40 sites to the open platform and add features such as user notifications, subscriptions, and event registration.
By Patience Wait , 9/9/2014
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HTC One (M8) With Windows Phone 8.1: Hands On
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Windows Phone fans finally have flagship variety with HTC's One (M8). But it probably won't tempt Android or iOS users to Windows Phone 8.1.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/8/2014
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