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Windows Phone: More High-End Devices Coming Soon
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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As Windows Phone loses market share, Microsoft exec says HTC One (M8) and other new flagship devices could bolster demand.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/23/2014
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Google Drive For Work: Unlimited Storage Tempts Businesses
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Cloud-based storage is attracting business customers, despite security concerns amplified by Edward Snowden's revelations.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/21/2014
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Microsoft Releases OneNote For Android Tablets
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft again updates OneNote, moves towards goal of popularizing the app across all platforms.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/20/2014
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Google's Public Decade: 10 Search Innovations
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google's Amit Singhal looks back at 10 years of search improvements.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/20/2014
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Steve Ballmer Resigns From Microsoft Board
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Former Microsoft CEO -- and newly minted LA Clippers owner -- Steve Ballmer steps down from the board but will remain Microsoft's largest individual shareholder.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/19/2014
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5 Ways To Beat The Digital Disruption Curse
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
Companies like Atari and Pan Am featured in the movie Blade Runner were considered cursed, but today's companies face a very real curse -- their own digital inertia.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 8/19/2014
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HP's $199 Windows Laptop: Chromebook Killer?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Leaked specs show what a budget-friendly Windows device might offer. Is it enough to stem surging Chromebook sales?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/19/2014
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Stop Using Chrome, Mozilla Engineer Says
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Is Firefox really the best defense against Google's control of the Internet? Or should Mozilla just clean up its own mistakes rather than throwing stones at competitors?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/19/2014
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Facebook Messenger: How To Turn Off Notifications
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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If you want to shut off alerts from friends within Messenger, you'll need to look beyond the app, iOS and Android users.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/18/2014
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Windows 'Threshold': 7 Things To Expect
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft will reportedly release its next version of Windows as a public preview by this fall. Here's what we know about the next version of Windows.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/18/2014
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Internet Of Things: Limitless Dumb Possibilities
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Many of the "improvements" to ordinary household objects promised by SmartThings, a software company just acquired by Samsung, are already available elsewhere or seem like overkill.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/18/2014
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IE's Bad Reputation: Will Microsoft Rebrand?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Internet Explorer hasn't been able to shake its reputation as a buggy browser because users refuse to upgrade to cleaner versions -- despite their complaints. Microsoft says rebranding is on the table.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/16/2014
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Facebook Will Track Shopping Habits
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook plans to track your actions between devices and share with advertisers when an ad leads to a purchase. Here's why one expert says you shouldn't worry.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/15/2014
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Humin iPhone App Adds Context To Contacts
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Can't remember who you met? Humin combines social data with your contacts to give them more meaning.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/14/2014
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Enterprise Communications: Next Big Thing Is Embedded
Marty Parker, Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting
Commentary
Enterprise communications will be delivered as capabilities of application software, not by separate generic communication systems. Are you preparing?
By Marty Parker Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting, 8/14/2014
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Remote Learning: Intriguing Options Emerge
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
Despite various drawbacks, remote courses (both for credit and for pure learning) are becoming the emerging norm. Understand the options.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 8/14/2014
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Amazon Local Register: Friend Or Foe?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Mobile payment service prompts concerns about ulterior motives.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/13/2014
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Twitter Video Ads Coming Soon
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Twitter announced the beta launch of Promoted Video, a new ad type that will charge advertisers on a cost-per-view model.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/13/2014
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Microsoft Delays ActiveX Blocking In IE
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
In response to customer concerns, Microsoft won't start blocking ActiveX controls in IE until September.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/13/2014
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Splunk App For Stream Adds Real-Time Wire Data
Kevin Casey,
News
New app provides greater machine data visibility to Splunk deployments, but users should expect increasing overlap between platforms as big data analysis becomes more complex.
By Kevin Casey , 8/13/2014
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