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Google I/O: Gmail Hits 900M Users, Android Reaches A Billion
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Key statistics from this year's Google I/O included one billion Android users and 900 million Gmail users, 75% of whom are on mobile.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/28/2015
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Big Data: 6 Real-Life Business Cases
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Better data analysis enables companies to optimize everything in the value chain -- from sales to order delivery, to optimal store hours. Here are six examples of how major enterprises are using data to improve their business models.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/27/2015
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Microsoft Office Coming To 20 More Android Tablets
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Microsoft has convinced 20 more Android tablet OEMs to install its Office productivity software on their devices. It's a smart move by Redmond.
By Eric Zeman , 5/27/2015
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Google I/O: 10 Things We Expect To See
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Expect a demonstration of the next version of Android, along with a standalone photo-sharing service and a new iteration of Chromecast.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/27/2015
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8 Reasons IT Pros Hate The Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
We sense a simmering level of vitriol whenever we speak with IT professionals about the cloud in our daily conversations, at industry conferences, and in other settings. Here's why.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/25/2015
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Office For Android, Sway, OneDrive Updates: MS Office News
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
News surrounding Microsoft Office this week included a public preview of Office for Android and eDiscovery for Office 365.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/24/2015
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Windows 10 Build 10122, Email For iOS: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week's updates include a new Windows 10 build, rumors of an iOS email app, and a few questions for Windows 10 Mobile.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/23/2015
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10 iPhone Apps You've Never Heard Of
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Apple's App Store stocks more than a million apps; this guide will show you the hidden gems.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/22/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile: 5 Questions We Want Answered
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft has given Windows 10 for desktop its share of attention. What can we expect from Windows 10 Mobile?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/20/2015
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Microsoft's Reported Email App Targets iOS
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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A Microsoft slip leaked information on new chat app Flow, which works alongside Outlook to deliver faster messaging on Apple devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/20/2015
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Microsoft's Solitaire: 25 Years of Wasting Time
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Redmond celebrates Microsoft Solitaire's 25th birthday with an employee tournament the same week it welcomes a creative director for HoloLens.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/19/2015
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9 iOS, Android Apps to Boost Productivity
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Smartphones might be distracting, but they can also help get things done. Check out our picks for mobile productivity apps.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/18/2015
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Windows 10 Patch Strategy: IT Dream Or Nightmare?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Here's what systems administrators and others in IT will love (and hate) about Microsoft's Windows 10 patch and upgrade strategy.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/17/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile, Hyperlapse, Hyper-V: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
News from Microsoft this week includes plans to bring cables under the Pacific, new Windows 10 Editions, and the latest Windows 10 mobile build.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/16/2015
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10 Ways IT Drives Everyone Else Crazy
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Managers are frustrated with IT. A study shows where they think IT is failing them.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/15/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile Update: Office Apps, Windows Store
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Build 10080 of Microsoft's Windows 10 for phones gives a first look at Universal Office apps, Windows Store Beta, and more.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/14/2015
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Microsoft Hyperlapse Speeds Up Your Boring Videos
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The Hyperlapse apps from Microsoft transform clunky videos into seamless time-lapse ones across Windows, Windows Phone, and Android devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/14/2015
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8 Microsoft Office Alternatives
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's Office productivity suite may be the go-to choice for personal and enterprise use, but there are cheaper options available.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/12/2015
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Windows 10: Microsoft's Last Operating System?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
After Windows 10 launches, future operating system updates will come from Microsoft as smaller incremental fixes instead of widely publicized launches.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/11/2015
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Windows 10, HoloLens, Office: Microsoft Details Its Vision
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Key takeaways from Microsoft's Ignite and Build events offer a peek at the company's broader vision for enterprise apps.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/10/2015
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