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Google Launches Cloud Bigtable Database Service
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Cloud Bigtable brings Google infrastructure to cloud computing customers, and might be particularly useful for Internet of Things applications.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/6/2015
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Microsoft Office Moves Deeper Into Cloud, Mobile
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft announced a host of changes to its productivity suite poised to affect desktop and Office 365 customers later this year. The emphasis is on cloud and mobility.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/5/2015
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Pinterest Opens Up To Developers
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Can Pinterest avoid the missteps of other social networks that courted developers?
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/5/2015
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Remember The Restroom When Deploying Wireless
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
One lesson learned at Houston Methodist Hospital about going wireless: If the CEO can't get access in the can, it's a bad day.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/1/2015
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Salesforce Deal: Who Could Buy It?
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
Commentary
A report sparked widespread speculation about the future of Salesforce. Is it ripe for acquisition, and, if so, which tech giant might buy it?
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/1/2015
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Harper Reed: Innovation Is Worthless
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
During his Interop keynote, Harper Reed quotes Kanye West for product development advice.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/30/2015
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Windows 10 Build 10061: App Revamps Galore
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft updated its Windows 10 technical preview with a new build: 10061. This offers new mail and calendar apps, tablet optimization, and a refreshed Start menu.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/24/2015
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10 Apple Watch Apps For Business, Productivity
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Salesforce, Microsoft, and Evernote are three of many companies developing Apple Watch apps focused on productivity and collaboration.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/23/2015
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Google's Mobile Algorithm Change: 5 Things To Know
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
If your website isn't optimized for mobile devices, there's a good chance your Google search rankings will plummet. Here are five key facts that you and your business need to know.
By Eric Zeman , 4/21/2015
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Google Maps Lets Users Search For Loch Ness Monster
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
Commentary
The Loch Ness Monster probably doesn't exist, but Google Maps is putting a new level of fun back into the hunt for Nessie.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/21/2015
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Apple Watch: 5 Things We Learned This Week
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Apple Watch preorders have made the wearable a star in the past week. Here's a look at what you missed.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/19/2015
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Microsoft, Yahoo: The Search Party Continues
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft and Yahoo renew their 2009 partnership to enhance the search experience across platforms and boost value for advertisers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/16/2015
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Microsoft Office Delve: Updates, Mobile App
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Additions to Office Delve include new people-based search, authoring canvas, and mobile apps for iOS and Android smartphones.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2015
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Microsoft: Skype For Business Arrives
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft is delivering on its promise to make Skype for Business generally available to Office 365 customers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2015
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3DR's Solo Drone Promises New Level Of Smarts
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Solo thinks for itself, looking to make flying drones to capture video much easier.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/13/2015
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LinkedIn's Lynda.com Deal: Hiring Firms, Job Seekers Benefit
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
LinkedIn's plans to acquire an online learning site give it an advantage in a burgeoning e-learning market.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/10/2015
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Windows 10: Mobile Build 10051 Released
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The newest version of Microsoft Windows 10 for phones brings a version of Project Spartan and new mail, messaging, and calendar apps.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/10/2015
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When Robots Attack
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
When robots fight, they don't last long. That's okay, because they're educating and entertaining us as they tear each other apart.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/7/2015
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How To Make Passwords Obsolete
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Why do we still rely on the human-memorized password for authentication? Here are seven alternatives worth considering.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/7/2015
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Microsoft Office Lens Comes to iOS, Android
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's smartphone-compatible pocket scanner, Office Lens, is available in full and preview versions on iOS and Android.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/3/2015
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