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Microsoft's Minecraft Buy: 6 Interesting Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft acquisition of game developer Mojang is turning heads. Here's some context.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/15/2014
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We're Not All Nerds Now
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
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Nerd culture is about exploring systems and pushing boundaries, not just being a gadget enthusiast. If you want to be a nerd, you have to do the work.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 9/15/2014
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3 Facebook News Feed Changes, Explained
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
This week Facebook launched a privacy tool, more ad options, and two updates to video. Here's a closer look at what's new.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/13/2014
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Apple's Next Chapter: 10 Key Issues
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple is ready to enter the wearables market, but current technology only gets the company halfway there.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/11/2014
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5 Apple Wearables We Wanted But Didn't Get
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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The Apple Watch marks Apple's bold foray into the wearables market, but we were hoping for one more thing. Well, maybe five.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/11/2014
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Intel Points Wearables, Big Data At Cancer Research
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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At IDF, Intel execs discuss how an Intel-powered Internet of Things could lead to personalized cancer treatments.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/10/2014
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Facebook Updates Put Spotlight On Video
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook rolls out a view counter and new tools for businesses to capitalize on video's growing presence on the social network.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/10/2014
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Intel Touts Tablets, Moore's Law At IDF
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Intel execs at IDF promoted ultra-thin tablets, showed off depth-sensing cameras -- and repeated the mantra that PCs aren't dead yet.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/10/2014
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U2 Album Giveaway: What's Apple's Angle?
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
As part of iPhone and Apple Watch launch hoopla, 500 million iTunes subscribers get U2's "Songs of Innocence" for free. But what do Apple and U2 hope to gain?
By David Wagner Community Editor, 9/10/2014
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Apple Watch: Useless Beauty, Brilliant Engineering
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple's entry into the wearable market both disappoints and delights. But the Apple watch will breathe life into the entire wearable industry.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/10/2014
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Apple Pay: Mobile Payments' Long-Awaited Star?
Bryan Yurcan, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology
News
Apple Pay sounds easy to use, but will it be the mobile wallet system that finally cracks the market?
By Bryan Yurcan Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology, 9/9/2014
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Apple iPhone 6, Apple Watch: What's Missing
Eric Zeman,
News
Apple did many things right with its new iPhone and Watch hardware, but left a few key technologies out of the mix.
By Eric Zeman , 9/9/2014
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Apple Unveils Watch, iPhone 6
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple dives into wearables, debuts two new iPhones -- and promises to revolutionize mobile payments with Apple Pay.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/9/2014
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Twitter Buy Button Allows In-App Shopping
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Tweets from select brands will feature embedded Buy buttons that let users make purchases without leaving Twitter's iOS or Android apps.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/9/2014
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#Ebola Lessons: How Social Media Gets Infected
Evan Blair, COO, ZeroFOX
Commentary
Social networks can be both hero and villain during disease outbreaks and other public panics.
By Evan Blair COO, ZeroFOX, 9/9/2014
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Blinders For Google Glass
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Cyborg Unplug promises to boot Google Glass and other surveillance devices from local networks.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/9/2014
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LA Moves To Drupal To Improve Website Management
Patience Wait,
News
Los Angeles will move its 40 sites to the open platform and add features such as user notifications, subscriptions, and event registration.
By Patience Wait , 9/9/2014
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Apple To Dominate Wearables Through 2016: Forrester
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Forrester Research sees Apple's rumored iWatch as a boon for marketers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/8/2014
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Microsoft Launches Delve For Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft claims Delve, a new Office 365 product, will know which content is important to you before you do.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/8/2014
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HTC One (M8) With Windows Phone 8.1: Hands On
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Windows Phone fans finally have flagship variety with HTC's One (M8). But it probably won't tempt Android or iOS users to Windows Phone 8.1.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/8/2014
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