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Google Contributor: Pay To Block Ads
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Google launched a new service that blocks ads on some websites in exchange for a nominal monthly subscription.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/21/2014
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Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Charles Galda, CIO, GE Capital's Technology Centers & Services
Commentary
The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
By Charles Galda CIO, GE Capital's Technology Centers & Services, 11/21/2014
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Apple WatchKit: 6 Facts
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple's WatchKit, the initial software development framework for the Apple Watch, is focused on ways to present data from iPhones.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Facebook Groups App Bolsters Microsharing
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook released yet another standalone app, this time focusing on Groups -- a budding subset of 700,000 users.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/19/2014
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BitTorrent Sync Plans Pro Tier
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
BitTorrent Sync 1.4 enters general release, and the company unveils plans for Pro version of its software.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/19/2014
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Cisco Debuts Mobile Collaboration App For Businesses
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Cisco's 'Project Squared' features voice and videoconferencing, messaging, and document sharing for project teams of up to eight people. Here's a look at the features.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/18/2014
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Facebook's Enterprise Ambition: 3 Big Hurdles
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Even with 1.3 billion users, Facebook's rumored move into enterprise software faces steep obstacles. Can Facebook transform its reputation from data hog to data guardian?
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/18/2014
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Microsoft Office Mobile: Right For You?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft now offers free iOS and Android versions of its popular Office apps. Are they a good fit for your mobile productivity tools?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/15/2014
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Facebook Privacy Policy Updates: 4 Facts
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
As Facebook tweaks policies yet again, here's what you need to know.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/14/2014
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Microsoft .NET's Sudden Ubiquity
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
In a too-good-to-be-true turn of events for enterprises, Microsoft ports .NET development framework to Linux and Mac OS and open-sources the entire .NET stack.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 11/14/2014
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L-1 Visas: H-1B's Quiet, Powerful Cousin
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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You're probably familiar with H-1B visas and the annual cap on them. Their lesser-discussed cousin, the L-1, has no such yearly limit.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 11/14/2014
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Windows 10 Update: 6 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build includes more user-inspired tweaks, more desktop refinement -- and more bugs. Is Microsoft reassuring its desktop user base?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/13/2014
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4 Twitter Changes, Explained
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Twitter responds to criticism about stagnant innovation by announcing a handful of new features coming to video, messaging, and users' timelines.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/13/2014
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Microsoft .NET Takes On Java
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Now that Microsoft's .NET is open sourced and set to expand to Linux and OS X, can it challenge Oracle's Java?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/13/2014
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Microsoft's Answer To Death By Email: Meet Clutter
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Yes, Clutter. This new tool for Microsoft Office 365 users aims to learn which messages are most important to you, and restore order.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/11/2014
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Facebook Messenger Nets 500 Million Users
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook's rocky rollout of its Messenger app has paid off, with its user base more than doubling since making it mandatory for users who want to chat.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/11/2014
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Cures For The Common Help Desk Headaches
Duran Holycross, Sr. Director, IS & SaaS Operations, Guidance Software
Commentary
Hey IT support pros, here's how to shrink the ticket stack and help employees help you.
By Duran Holycross Sr. Director, IS & SaaS Operations, Guidance Software, 11/11/2014
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Facebook News Feed: 4 Ways To Cut Clutter
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook now gives you more -- but not absolute -- control over the content in your news feed. Use our tips to ditch the noise.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/10/2014
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Our Robot-Filled Future: Not All Scary
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Artificial intelligence is not the danger, says one futurist. Rather, it will save us from danger -- and a dreary existence.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 11/10/2014
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Apple Resolves iMessage Glitch
Eric Zeman,
News
Former iPhone users can deactivate their numbers to fix a bug that sent some texts via iMessage rather than SMS.
By Eric Zeman , 11/10/2014
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