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Windows 10 Universal Apps Update Coming To Phones
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft announces Office Universal apps preview for Windows 10 on Windows Phone and details of Office 2016.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/18/2015
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Skype For Business, Windows Security Flaws: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Security and collaboration were key themes this week as Microsoft announced news surrounding bug fixes, Office Delve, Skype, and partnerships.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/18/2015
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L.A. District Seeks Refund From Apple Amid Investigations
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The Los Angeles Unified School District's ambitious plan to provide an iPad for every student has been derailed by questions about the contract bidding process and dissatisfaction with the software.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/17/2015
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Cyanogen Partners With Microsoft To Challenge Google
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Cyanogen's version of Android will include Microsoft apps and services.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/16/2015
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Microsoft, Yahoo: The Search Party Continues
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft and Yahoo renew their 2009 partnership to enhance the search experience across platforms and boost value for advertisers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/16/2015
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Google Disputes EU Antitrust Charges
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Google insists that its conduct has been lawful and beneficial to the market.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/15/2015
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BlackBerry Leap Debuts In UK, Coming To US Soon
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Down but by no means out, beleaguered BlackBerry looks to recapture marketshare with the Leap smartphone, which is headed to the US soon.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/15/2015
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Apple's ResearchKit Targets Fitness, Healthcare Markets
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Apple's ResearchKit is an open-source framework designed for the healthcare and fitness markets as a way to collect data and analyze larger groups of patients.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/15/2015
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The Sharing Economy: Access Is The New Ownership
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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A report from PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts that revenue in five key sectors of the sharing economy could reach $335 billion by 2025.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/15/2015
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Microsoft Buys Datazen For Mobile BI
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The Datazen acquisition will enhance Microsoft's focus on mobile data analytics and accelerate its Power BI strategy.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2015
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Microsoft Office Delve: Updates, Mobile App
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Additions to Office Delve include new people-based search, authoring canvas, and mobile apps for iOS and Android smartphones.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2015
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Microsoft: Skype For Business Arrives
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft is delivering on its promise to make Skype for Business generally available to Office 365 customers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2015
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Twilio In-App Video Service Debuts
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Developers now have an easy way to implement video calling within apps.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/14/2015
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Microsoft Office 365 MDM: Hits And Misses
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Microsoft is offering free mobile device management (MDM) features for all commercial users of its Office 365 cloud-based services. Here we break down what it can and can't do for your organization.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/12/2015
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Windows 10 Redstone, Dropbox Partnership: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft news from this week included a new build of Windows 10 for phones and details on a major Windows 10 update in 2016.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/11/2015
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Windows 10: Mobile Build 10051 Released
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The newest version of Microsoft Windows 10 for phones brings a version of Project Spartan and new mail, messaging, and calendar apps.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/10/2015
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Microsoft Office Online Adds More Dropbox Integration
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Microsoft is strengthening its relationship with cloud storage provider Dropbox by adding additional integration with its Office Online suite.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/10/2015
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Bill Gates: Microsoft Turns 40
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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On Microsoft's 40th birthday, Bill Gates shares his vision that the company will "make the power of technology accessible to everyone."
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/6/2015
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Surface 3, Project Spartan Demo: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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A new Windows 10 desktop build that offered a glimpse at Project Spartan, and Surface 3 release were among the headlines coming from Redmond this week.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/4/2015
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Microsoft Office Lens Comes to iOS, Android
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's smartphone-compatible pocket scanner, Office Lens, is available in full and preview versions on iOS and Android.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/3/2015
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