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Facebook Rooms App Allows Any Identity
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
An email address is all that's required to create a user account. Hello, retro chatrooms?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/24/2014
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Google Inbox Won't Fix CYA
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
Commentary
Google Inbox: Because, if we use yet another tool, people won't BLANKET THE PLANET WITH CYA EMAIL.
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 10/24/2014
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Microsoft's Strong Quarter: 7 Highlights
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft's fiscal Q1 easily eclipsed Wall Street estimates, buoyed not only by cloud growth, but also unexpectedly strong Surface sales.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/24/2014
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Google Inbox: 5 Things To Know
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Google aims to reinvent email with Inbox. Here's a peek inside the invitation-only app, plus tips for using it.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/23/2014
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Google Vs. Microsoft: Email Wars
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Google's Inbox pushes its next-gen email concept at consumers. Microsoft's Delve is doing the same thing with business customers. Will it cause IT headaches when the services butt heads?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/23/2014
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Apple Launches Maps Connect For Small Businesses
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
New mapping service aims to improve accuracy of Maps data.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/22/2014
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Jive Improves Its Cloud Apps Game
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Jive's Fall cloud releases include connectors for Google Docs and Outlook Online, plus collaboration tools for mobile devices and new features for community managers.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/22/2014
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Magic Leap Lands Google Funds
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Virtual reality startup collects $542 million in first round of financing, plans to create images in the air similar to R2D2's projection of Princess Leia in Star Wars.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/21/2014
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Apple iPad Air 2: Visual Tour
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Apple's iPad Air 2 looks like a slimmed-down version of its predecessor, but it packs many under-the-hood enhancements.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/18/2014
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Facebook Automates Fight Against Hackers
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Here's a sneak peek into the system Facebook uses to secure your account when other websites are hacked.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/17/2014
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iPad Air 2 Vs. Surface Pro 3: No Comparison
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Comparisons between Apple's iPad Air 2 and Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 are both inevitable and misguided.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/17/2014
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Berners-Lee Behind New Private Communications Network For Ultra-Privacy Conscious
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
MeWe offers free, secure, and private communications.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/16/2014
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Facebook 'Safety Check' Connects Users After Disasters
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook tool helps people quickly broadcast their well-being to friends and family after a natural disaster.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/16/2014
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9 Tech Companies As Ben & Jerry's Flavors
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Get ready for Amazon Rainforest Crunch and IBM Big Blueberry Bonanza.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/15/2014
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Microsoft's 'Skype Qik' Takes On Mobile Video Messaging
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Skype launches a free mobile messaging app for users to send and receive short videos.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/14/2014
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Apple's Next iPads: 13 Things To Expect
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Apple is expected to reveal new iPads this week, including its long-rumored "iPad Pro." What else will Apple show off?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/14/2014
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Windows 10 On ARM: 7 Observations
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft reps have been tight-lipped about the future of Windows on ARM devices but the company has many reasons to remain invested in non-Intel architectures.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/13/2014
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Mac OS X Yosemite: What's Missing?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Mac OS X Yosemite is in beta, and we're not seeing everything we'd hoped for. Here are 10 improvements we wish Apple would include in its next operating system.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/13/2014
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Facebook Ads Invade Apps, User Locations
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook launches two new data-based tools for advertisers: Audience Network, which places ads in third-party apps, and a tool that taps into your location.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/11/2014
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Microsoft Surface Pro's Future: 5 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the Surface line is here to stay. But are changes coming to the company's device strategy?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/10/2014
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