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Windows 8 Start Menu Coming This Fall?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft may restore the Start menu to Windows 8 and launch a cloud-based version of the OS by this fall.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/22/2014
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LG, Sony Disclose Smartwatch Details
Eric Zeman,
News
LG offers more info about its upcoming Android Wear device, while Sony launches new colors and talks apps.
By Eric Zeman , 4/22/2014
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Contacting Congress Just Got Easier
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Electronic Frontier Foundation and more than 100 volunteer developers are working on a tool that pairs public domain data with free software interfaces.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 4/22/2014
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Microsoft Bing Enters Prediction Business
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft claims Bing can predict the future, but it is starting out with soft questions like who will win The Voice.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/22/2014
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Health Systems First To Combine Radiology, EHR
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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The shared pediatric diagnostic imaging system that Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and New Jersey's Virtua have created goes beyond conventional health information exchange.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/22/2014
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Microsoft Deal With Nokia Closes Friday
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The acquisition gives Microsoft the power to create its own mobile hardware.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/21/2014
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Samsung's Next Frontier: Apps
Eric Zeman,
News
Samsung increasingly looks to software to compete against Apple and Google.
By Eric Zeman , 4/21/2014
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Self-Service Tech Support Answers Health Insurer's Call
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas City added customer engagement software to answer members' questions without hiring more call center staff.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/21/2014
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What Millennial Workers Want
Toni Cusumano, People & Change Leader, PwC
Commentary
Millennials seek more balanced and purposeful work lives. Here's how big companies can adjust to the desires of the young and tech-savvy.
By Toni Cusumano People & Change Leader, PwC, 4/21/2014
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Microsoft Office: 4 Changes, Explained
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft maneuvers to keep Office on top, touting data analysis power, tweaking office 365, and more. What do the moves mean to you?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/19/2014
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Wearables, Drones Scare Americans
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google has some public relations to do. People remain wary of tech breakthroughs including care-giving robots and drones, Pew research finds.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/19/2014
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Facebook Video: How To Disable Auto-Play
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Use Facebook's newest setting to disable auto-play videos and ads on desktop, limit them to WiFi on iOS and Android.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/18/2014
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Windows 8.1 Update: 8 Tips To Avoid Headaches
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Windows 8.1 Update offers the best blend of legacy and Modern apps yet -- but only if your device is properly configured.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/18/2014
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Nuance Adds Radiology Image Sharing To Healthcare Cloud
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
Medical image-sharing service aims to tap Nuance's customer base for voice-powered medical documentation technology.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/18/2014
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Juniper, Dell, Brocade, Alcatel-Lucent: SDN Strategies
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
Part 3 in our series comparing vendors' SDN approaches.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 4/18/2014
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Facebook Friend Tracking: 3 Facts
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook's "Nearby Friends" feature will track, store, and share your location with friends. Before you turn it on, here's what you need to know.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/18/2014
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Internet Of Things Will Demand Continuous Development
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
The Internet of Things will add so much programmability to devices that keeping software current will become a never-ending task.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 4/17/2014
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LinkedIn Debuts SlideShare App, Mobile Updates
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
LinkedIn's mobile push continues with a new content-driven app and web-based mobile features for SlideShare.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/17/2014
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Microsoft Lync: 10 Ways To Do More
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Lync does much more than instant messaging. Check out these tips and tricks for getting the most from this communication and collaboration tool.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/17/2014
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Facebook Mobile Payment Service A Tough Sell
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook's own e-money service could make the company millions, but would you trust it with your cash?
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/15/2014
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