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Ello: Why Users Will Say Goodbye
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Hundreds of thousands of users have flocked to new social network Ello, which promises it won't sell advertising or your data. Here's why they won't stay.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/29/2014
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Microsoft Windows Threshold Site Appears Early
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Everybody expects Microsoft to preview a new version of Windows this week, and a company website that was accidentally made public over the weekend supports that idea.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/29/2014
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Tech In Far-Flung Settings
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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Technology is finding its way into formerly inaccessible places, often with amazing or beautiful results. But are you ready for drone selfies?
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/29/2014
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BlackBerry Sells 200,000 Passport Smartphones
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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BlackBerry's Passport sales show there's still a place for smartphones with keyboards, but they also show the company's modest ambitions.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/26/2014
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Microsoft, Google & Apple: Education Smackdown
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft tries to woo students with free Office 365 accounts as Apple and Google continue to make gains in the classroom.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/26/2014
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Apple iPhone 6 Bendgate: Top 10 Tweets
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Apple says a bend in the iPhone 6 Plus is "extremely rare" but that didn't stop anyone from poking fun.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/26/2014
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Amazon Expands Twitter Trial To Wish Lists
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Twitter users can save Amazon products to their wish list by replying to tweets with the #AmazonWishList hashtag.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/25/2014
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BlackBerry's Hardware Hail Mary: 4 Challenges
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Is BlackBerry's Passport smartphone a triumph for keyboard loyalists? Or BlackBerry's last hurrah in hardware?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/25/2014
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Talko: Collaboration's Missing Link?
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Ray Ozzie's new app, Talko, blends live and recorded voice conversations with text messages and images for mobile workforces. We talk to Talko co-founder Matt Pope.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/24/2014
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9 Innovative Products: Designers Of Things Conference
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Wearable, 3D printing, and Internet of Things technologies are in their infancy. But these products show that design can satisfy both the head and the heart.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/24/2014
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6 Ways To Consumerize IT Without Dumbing Down
Himanshu Sareen, CEO, Icreon Tech
Commentary
Here's how to make enterprise software more user-friendly while also maintaining its capabilities and security.
By Himanshu Sareen CEO, Icreon Tech, 9/23/2014
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Microsoft OneDrive Offer Targets iOS 8 Storage Pains
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft increases free OneDrive cloud storage to 30 GB -- but only if you act before the end of the month.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/22/2014
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Google Ditches Mandatory Google+ Signups
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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When you sign up for a service such as Gmail or Google Docs, you may opt out of Google+ via a "No thanks" button.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/22/2014
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6 Habits Of Unsuccessful IT Pros
Kevin Casey,
News
Watch out for these career sinkholes -- and learn how to recover if you've fallen into one.
By Kevin Casey , 9/22/2014
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Choosing A UC Vendor: 5 Tips
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Choosing the right UC system can be confusing and expensive. KelCor analyst and Interop speaker Brent Kelly offers five tips to help you save money and stay in control.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/20/2014
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Facebook Tweaks News Feed Again
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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A new Facebook formula will prioritize recent posts more than relevancy. Here's a primer on what to expect.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/19/2014
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Apple CEO: We Don't Covet Your Data
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Apple CEO Tim Cook highlights the company's commitment to privacy in an open letter.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/18/2014
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Facebook Explains iOS 8 App Privacy Changes
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Despite tweaks to a privacy setting in iOS 8, Facebook says it's not tracking you any more than it already has been.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/18/2014
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Enterprise Social Networks: 4 Pillars
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
News
Success starts and ends with integration. Here's how to finally make collaboration click.
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 9/18/2014
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If Social Networks Had Theme Songs
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
A description of every major social network through the joy of song.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 9/17/2014
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