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10 iPhone Apps You've Never Heard Of
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Apple's App Store stocks more than a million apps; this guide will show you the hidden gems.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/22/2015
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PayPal Pivots From Platform To 'Operating System'
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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As it prepares for independence from eBay, PayPal is trying to redefine itself as something more than a payment company.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/21/2015
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Google Maps Slur Forces Company To Apologize
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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While Google's mapping technology can make everyday life much easier for many -- especially during Memorial Day weekend -- users' ability to edit search terms with Map Maker can cause problems.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/21/2015
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Microsoft's Solitaire: 25 Years of Wasting Time
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Redmond celebrates Microsoft Solitaire's 25th birthday with an employee tournament the same week it welcomes a creative director for HoloLens.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/19/2015
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Microsoft Hyperlapse Speeds Up Your Boring Videos
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The Hyperlapse apps from Microsoft transform clunky videos into seamless time-lapse ones across Windows, Windows Phone, and Android devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/14/2015
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Google Faces More Scrutiny Over Right To Be Forgotten
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A group of 80 Web academics have penned an open letter to Google insisting on more transparency for right to be forgotten requests in Europe.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/14/2015
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Big Data: Protecting Privacy Is Good For Business
Pam Baker, Author and freelance writer
Commentary
Privacy issues in big data often put companies and consumers in adversarial positions. It doesn't have to be that way.
By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 5/12/2015
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Windows 10, HoloLens, Office: Microsoft Details Its Vision
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Key takeaways from Microsoft's Ignite and Build events offer a peek at the company's broader vision for enterprise apps.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/10/2015
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Facebook: Echo Chamber Is Real, But It's Your Fault
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
While 30% of news articles shared by users cut across ideological lines, the survey of 10 million Facebook users indicate bias is still present. However, Facebook says that's the fault of users.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/8/2015
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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
News
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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