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12 Types Of Data IT Can't Afford To Overlook
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Regardless of how much data your company has -- and how much your business leaders are asking for -- you're likely missing some hidden gems. Here are 12 examples of what you might be overlooking, and why it matters to IT professionals, and to your business at large.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/27/2016
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Office 365 Updates Add Machine Learning To Apps
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
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Microsoft is infusing more of its machine learning into Office 365 and adding in greater capabilities into Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 7/26/2016
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Enterprises Are Poorly Equipped To Handle External Cyberattacks
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Most organizations lack the tools and processes to handle external cyberattacks -- which lie outside a company's firewalls. Such attacks primarily leverage digital channels, and responsibility for monitoring these channels often falls outside traditional IT and security functions.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/26/2016
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8 iOS, Android Apps To Help Get Your Errands Done
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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For IT professionals, like others with demanding jobs, finding the time for the mundane tasks of everyday life can be a challenge. Here are 8 iOS and Android apps created to help you save time on chores and errands so you have more hours in the day.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/26/2016
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Lawsuit Raises Questions About The Right To Tinker With Tech
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The Electronic Frontier Foundation has filed a lawsuit to overturn a provision in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act which limits the modification of technology. For anyone managing information technology, the law in question has the potential to limit access to data, to weaken security, and to impose unnecessary burdens, costs, and liabilities.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/25/2016
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Windows 10 Build 14393 Rollout, Cloud Revenue: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft this week released its fourth-quarter earnings report, Windows 10 Build 14393 for PC and mobile, and new services Stream and Bookings.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/23/2016
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Facebook's Aquila Internet Drone Completes First Flight
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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WiFi takes to the skies in the form of Aquila, a self-piloting Facebook drone with a wingspan greater than that of a Boeing 737. It's another move by companies such as Facebook and Google to deliver internet services through unconventional means.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/22/2016
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Microsoft Cloud Drives $22.6 Billion In Revenue
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft reported gains in its booming cloud business that propelled revenue to $22.6 billion and made up for declines in mobile phone earnings.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/20/2016
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Flaws Found In 'Right To Be Forgotten' Data Privacy Laws
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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A study by privacy researchers finds that attempts to obscure online information can be defeated with a bit of effort.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/20/2016
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Google Reportedly Still Working On Mixed VR, AR Headset
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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While Google may be retooling its virtual reality roadmap, the company is still dedicated to producing a standalone headset that blends the boundaries between VR and augmented reality.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/18/2016
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EU Data Protection Law May End The Unknowable Algorithm
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Slated to take effect as law across the EU in 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation could require companies to explain their algorithms to avoid unlawful discrimination.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/18/2016
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Google Hit With New Round Of Antitrust Charges In EU 
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The European Commission has elaborated on its issues with Google's shopping service, contending that Google's AdSense requirements hinder competition.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/15/2016
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Robotics Gone Wild: 8 Animal-Inspired Machines  
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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If you want a glimpse of the future of robotics, start by looking at our biological past and present. Here are eight robots that borrow aspects of animal physiology, which has been honed through eons of Darwinian user testing.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/15/2016
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Big Data, Coding, Security: 8 Sites That Offer Free Online Courses
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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IT pros need to stay updated on the latest trends in technology and management to remain relevant and competitive. Here's a look at eight online learning platforms that offer free tech courses that can help with that.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/14/2016
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Microsoft Rolls Out Skype Alpha On Linux, Chrome
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft has launched an Alpha version of its Skype app for Linux. The software giant is also adding calling capabilities for Chromebook and Chrome.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/13/2016
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Facebook CIO Likes Microsoft Office 365
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Facebook and Microsoft have inked a deal to migrate the social media giant's 13,000 employees to Office 365. Facebook will continue to use its own collaborative tools instead of Skype for Business and Yammer.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/13/2016
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Robot Stingray Moves To The Beat Of A Rat's Heart
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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A tiny robotic stingray powered by light-activated rat heart muscle cells could help advance artificial heart research.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/12/2016
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Microsoft, GE Partnership Targets Industrial Cloud
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft and GE have announced a partnership that will make GE's Predix, a platform for the industrial internet, available on Azure.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/11/2016
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Microsoft's Project Malmo Public Release Brings AI To Minecraft
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft has released the code behind Project Malmo so Minecraft users can explore the world of artificial intelligence.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/9/2016
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Dynamics 365 Unveiled, Skype Meetings Launched: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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This week Microsoft launched Skype meetings for small businesses and combined its CRM and ERP offerings into a cloud service called Dynamics 365.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/9/2016
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