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Windows Phone: More High-End Devices Coming Soon
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
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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Instagram Adds Analytics For Businesses
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Instagram will launch a new suite of advertising tools to give businesses more insight into how their campaigns perform.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/22/2014
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Facebook Adds Analytics To App Links
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
With help from Facebook, Mixpanel, and Parse, developers who implement App Links can now track how their links are used.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/22/2014
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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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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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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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Gamification's Failure: A Lack Of Real Life Wins
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
Commentary
Gamification will finally meet its promise when we can deliver a dose of the blissful productivity gamers feel, rather than just a badge.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 8/18/2014
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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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Philadelphia Boosts Digital Connections With Citizens
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Philadelphia taps Salesforce and Unisys to ensure its "Philly 311" cloud and mobile program stays on top of all nonemergency requests from potholes to noise complaints.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/14/2014
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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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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
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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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Dell Pushes Power With New Workstations
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Dell bolsters its workstation comeback with new tower and rack systems that are among the first to feature fast DDR4 RAM.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/12/2014
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Microsoft To Patch 2 Critical Bugs
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft will fix two critical bugs on Patch Tuesday -- but not for Windows 8.1 users who haven't installed the Windows 8.1 Update.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/11/2014
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Facebook Messenger: 5 Misconceptions
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Misinformation around Facebook's Messenger permissions has users crying foul. Here's a closer look at the rumors, plus details about what you can -- and can't -- control.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/11/2014
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Apple Patent Points To Siri On Macs
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Apple's Siri might soon appear on Macs if a new patent application is any indication.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/9/2014
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Facebook Malware: Protect Your Profile
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Malicious "Color Change" app has resurfaced on Facebook, compromising thousands of profiles. Here's what to do if you're infected.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/8/2014
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Facebook Buys Security Startup PrivateCore
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook plans to deploy PrivateCore technology into its server stack to bolster encryption and malware prevention, the social network said.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/8/2014
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Google To Factor Security In Search Results
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Websites that don't support HTTPS connections may soon be less prominent in Google search results.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/7/2014
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