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6 Tips For Managing Worldwide Offices
Dan Schoenbaum, CEO, Redbooth
Commentary
Set clear goals, communicate in real-time, and other advice for keeping far-flung teams on the same page.
By Dan Schoenbaum CEO, Redbooth, 12/26/2014
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Top 10 Social Network Blunders Of 2014
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media sites really stepped in it this year. Check out these 10 boneheaded moves that infuriated users.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/26/2014
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A Journalist Codes: 4 Lessons Learned
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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A journalist who writes about software writes his own and finds out coding is not easy. In fact, easy is particularly hard.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 12/23/2014
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Microsoft: 5 Must-Do's In 2015
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft had a strong 2014. To continue its momentum, the company has some work to do next year.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/23/2014
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Top 10 Social Media Fails Of 2014
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Businesses learn lessons the hard way when their social media posts go wrong. Have a look at the businesses that made this year's naughty list.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/22/2014
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Facebook Dumps Microsoft Bing
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook ends its partnership with Bing in favor of its own internal search engine, Facebook Search.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/15/2014
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Federal Smartphone App Aims To End DUIs
Eric Zeman,
News
Government-backed app estimates user's blood-alcohol content, offers to call a taxi if smartphone owner can't pass the traffic games.
By Eric Zeman , 12/15/2014
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Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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After a rocky 2013, Microsoft bounced back this year. Here's what worked.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/15/2014
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Big Data Tool Analyzes Intentions: Cool Or Creepy?
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Lexalytics intention analysis tool determines what you're going to do before you do it, the company says. This goes beyond sentiment analysis.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/15/2014
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LinkedIn Site Makeover: What's New
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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LinkedIn streamlines its homepage and adds new tools to user profiles. Here's what you need to know.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/13/2014
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Web Becomes Less Free
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Censorship, lack of privacy, and other ills threaten the health of the Web, says World Wide Web Foundation.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/12/2014
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Cisco Reveals Analytics Strategy
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Cisco says insights can't wait for data to travel from Internet of Things devices to the data center. Its solution: Analysis at the network's edge.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/12/2014
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Most Wasteful Government Tech Projects Of 2014
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
The federal government continues to pour millions into redundant and bloated projects, critics say. Check out some of the worst offenders according to GAO.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 12/12/2014
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Google News Will Shut Down In Spain
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
A Spanish law that takes effect in January will require payments for including article snippets in Google News, and Google says the price is too high.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/11/2014
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Windows 10 Likely To Go Freemium, Analysts Say
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft needs new ways to generate revenue, and a subscription-based Windows 10 version is a likely approach. But consumers may get a basic version for free.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/10/2014
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The Long Death Of Project Hosting Sites
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
Last month, Microsoft and Google bypassed their own code hosts to post major code projects on GitHub. The once-favored hosts have begun a long, familiar decline.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 12/10/2014
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Can Google's ReCAPTCHA Swat The Bots?
Jim Rapoza,
Commentary
New API promises to cut down on the annoyance factor of proving to websites we're human.
By Jim Rapoza , 12/10/2014
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The Right Training Tech For A Tech Career
Marci Powell, Global Director, Education & Training, Polycom
Commentary
For aspiring computer programmers, video and online collaboration provide an edge over those training in isolation.
By Marci Powell Global Director, Education & Training, Polycom, 12/10/2014
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Google In 2015: 11 Predictions
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Forget "peak Google." The year ahead will bring slower but continued expansion and diversification.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/10/2014
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8 Facebook Privacy Settings To Check
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook's renewed focus on privacy brought new settings and apps to the social network in 2014. Check out the settings you should review.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/10/2014
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