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MasterCard Tests Facial Scans For Mobile Payments
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Giving face takes on a whole new meaning with the credit card company's plans to authorize mobile payments using facial recognition technology.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/4/2015
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Windows 10 Gets Close, Skype Feature Updates: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week Microsoft sold assets to AOL and Uber, released two Windows 10 builds, and pushed new Skype for Business features to preview.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/4/2015
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Yahoo Testing Arch Rival Google On Search
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Search and online ad rivals Yahoo and Google might be coming closer together, as Yahoo decides to test whether it should let the search engine giant onto its turf.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/3/2015
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The Threat Of Artificial Intelligence
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
Super-intelligent robots deserve some concern, but really we should be paying more attention to the people and processes involved in building our machines.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/3/2015
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CIOs: Adopt Social Media For Success, Now
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Social Media enhances learning, develops needed contacts, speeds problem-solving, and helps you create business transformation.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 7/2/2015
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Skype For Business: New Features Ready To Preview
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Enterprise customers on Office 365 can preview new Skype for Business features, including broadcast and voice dial-in capabilities.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/1/2015
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10 Essential Google Apps For iPhone Users
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Just because you're an Apple aficionado doesn't mean you can't load up your iPhone with Google apps. Here are 10 of the best.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/30/2015
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Amazon Wants Developers Creating Alexa Apps
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Amazon is looking to expand its Alexa personal assistant beyond Echo by appealing to developers and leveraging AWS.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/26/2015
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Salesforce Service For Apps Gives CRM A Mobile Edge
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
A new suite of products revealed by Salesforce today is aimed at improving the customer service experience on mobile devices through intuitive routing and contextualization.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/25/2015
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Facebook Infer Bug Detection Tool Is Now Open Source
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
For Facebook, open-sourcing Infer represents a gesture of goodwill toward the developer community and advances the eventual goal of automated software verification. Doing so should also lead to improvements in Infer through external contributions.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/12/2015
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How CIOs Can Prepare For The Platform Economy
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
Commentary
As the digital economy booms, and interconnected users rely more upon each other's contributions, products and services are on the way out, and platforms are in.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 6/10/2015
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5 Apple Features We've Seen Elsewhere
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Many of the new features announced at Apple's WWDC and coming to iOS 9 and Mac OS X echo recent news from Google and Microsoft.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/10/2015
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Apple WWDC 2015: 10 Best Moments From The Show
Eric Zeman,
News
InformationWeek was on hand at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference 2015 in San Francisco Monday to hear all about about OS X, iOS 9, and watchOS. Here are our 10 favorite moments from the conference.
By Eric Zeman , 6/9/2015
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iOS 9, Mac OS X El Capitan Dominate WWDC 2015
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Apple's WWDC 2015 set the stage for a new Apple Music streaming service and updates including OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, and WatchOS 2.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/8/2015
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10 Smartphone Apps You Can Talk To
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Voice recognition may finally get the recognition it deserves.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/8/2015
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WWDC: iOS 9 Plus 5 More Predictions
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
As the world counts down to WWDC 2015, we speculate about the new products and services that Apple might unveil. From iOS 9 to other news, here's what to watch out for.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/7/2015
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Usability: The Road To Digital Transformation
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
"Going digital" is pointless if your digital products don't resonate with users.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 6/5/2015
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Salesforce, Partners Want To Make Big Data Easy
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Salesforce is partnering with Google, Cloudera, and other firms to make big data easier to use. Is big data going mainstream?
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/4/2015
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Google Play Ban Challenged By App Maker Disconnect
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The dispute raises an important question for individuals and businesses: Who controls the software on mobile devices?
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/3/2015
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Google Centralizes Security, Privacy For Web, Android Users
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google's new account hub, for users of its Web services and Android smartphones, gives IT organizations a new tool to improve employee awareness of security and privacy.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/1/2015
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