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Microsoft OneDrive Offer Targets iOS 8 Storage Pains
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft increases free OneDrive cloud storage to 30 GB -- but only if you act before the end of the month.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/22/2014
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Google Ditches Mandatory Google+ Signups
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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When you sign up for a service such as Gmail or Google Docs, you may opt out of Google+ via a "No thanks" button.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/22/2014
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Wearables In The Workplace: 3 Realities
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Wearables innovation will happen first in the enterprise, but CIOs should brace themselves for security and integration challenges.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/22/2014
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Choosing A UC Vendor: 5 Tips
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Choosing the right UC system can be confusing and expensive. KelCor analyst and Interop speaker Brent Kelly offers five tips to help you save money and stay in control.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/20/2014
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Microsoft Office, Windows Details Leak
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Codenamed "Office 16," the next version will reportedly include the "Tell Me" tool to save users time digging through menus.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/20/2014
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Google Plans To Encrypt Android Data By Default
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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After Apple CEO Tim Cook talks up iOS8 data security, Google says the next version of Android will shield data on devices more effectively.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/20/2014
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Facebook Tweaks News Feed Again
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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A new Facebook formula will prioritize recent posts more than relevancy. Here's a primer on what to expect.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/19/2014
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Twilio Says MMS Ready For Spotlight
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Twilio says cloud-based MMS means companies deploying apps can now include MMS messaging more affordably and easily.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/19/2014
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Facebook Explains iOS 8 App Privacy Changes
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Despite tweaks to a privacy setting in iOS 8, Facebook says it's not tracking you any more than it already has been.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/18/2014
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6 Reorg Steps To Bring Telecom, Mainstream IT Together
Marty Parker, Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting
Commentary
It's time to bring telecom and other IT services under one umbrella. Keys to success: eliminate silos, consolidate expertise, leverage new skills.
By Marty Parker Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting, 9/18/2014
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Software Creates More Jobs Than It Destroys, Study Says
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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How is software affecting the overall US economy? Study from Software Industry & Information Association provides new data points.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/18/2014
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Enterprise Social Networks: 4 Pillars
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
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Success starts and ends with integration. Here's how to finally make collaboration click.
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 9/18/2014
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iOS 8 Points To Apple's Future
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
iOS 8 delivers immediate improvements to Apple devices while promising richer mobile apps down the line. Just brace yourself for a huge download.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/18/2014
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Agile's Successor: Continuous Delivery
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
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Traditional Agile methods have evolved quickly to address current programming needs. Continuous delivery mixed with select Agile practices equals the preferred way forward.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 9/17/2014
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Have Apple's iPads Peaked?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Many reviewers consider Apple's new iPhones to be essential upgrades. Now the company needs new iPads that inspire the same excitement.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/17/2014
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Facebook Developing App For Private Sharing
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook's in-development "Moments" app could make sharing with small groups easier. Here's what we know, plus tips to manage friend lists now.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/17/2014
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Augmented Reality Digital Headsets Get Real
Mike Feibus, Analyst, TechKnowledge Strategies
Commentary
Augmented reality is about to get compelling. Digital eyewear will make it happen. And it's happening sooner than you think.
By Mike Feibus Analyst, TechKnowledge Strategies, 9/17/2014
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BYOA: 4 Steps For CIO Success
Adriaan van Wyk, CEO, K2
Commentary
Letting employees bring -- or build -- their own applications can be rewarding for everyone, including the company.
By Adriaan van Wyk CEO, K2, 9/17/2014
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Apple Watch: A Cure For Smartphone Addiction
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Here's how adding another gadget actually might help restore order to our obsessive digital lives.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/17/2014
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Microsoft Brings OneNote To Wearables
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft releases OneNote for Android Wear, gets OneNote ready for iOS 8, and introduces a major Office Lens update for Windows Phone.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/16/2014
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