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Top 125 Vendors To Watch
InformationWeek Staff,
Commentary
InformationWeek and its sister publications Dark Reading and Network Computing have teamed up to bring you a roundup of the hottest vendors in cloud, data management, DevOps, infrastructure, and security. The 125 vendors you'll find here range from established players making strides in their markets to newcomers setting the stage for the future.
By InformationWeek Staff , 9/27/2016
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How To Retain Top IT Talent
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
If your organization can't move beyond traditional work hours, it may have trouble keeping valuable tech employees happy. Here's what IT leaders need to know.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/31/2016
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Gartner: Public Sector CIOs Need Digital Transformation Vision
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A report from IT research firm Gartner says public sector CIOs need to promote a compelling vision for digital transformation and make change inclusive. If successful, the results could transform the type of services government agencies can offer citizens.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/19/2016
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10 Ways Bots Can Improve Your Business Processes
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Businesses use bots to engage with customers, online and via social media, because they're a cost-effective way to respond instantly to simple queries. As the technology improves, bots are finding their way into more use-cases where human judgment and effort were traditionally required. Are bots right for your business? Here are 10 examples to help you decide.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/10/2016
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Windows 10 Anniversary Update Released, HoloLens Developers: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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August 2 marked the launch of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update for PCs. Smartphones will receive the update in coming weeks.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/6/2016
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9 Tips For Hiring Data Science Talent
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data scientists are the new corporate rock stars. Companies in all industries know they need a strong bench of data science talent to have any hope of becoming the next Uber or Netflix. With more demand than supply, here's what you need to know about recruiting the best and brightest.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/4/2016
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Uber Lets Businesses Book, Manage Rides For Customers
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
With UberCENTRAL, the ride-sharing service aims to provide companies with a way to pay for customers' transportation.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/1/2016
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12 Types Of Data IT Can't Afford To Overlook
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Regardless of how much data your company has -- and how much your business leaders are asking for -- you're likely missing some hidden gems. Here are 12 examples of what you might be overlooking, and why it matters to IT professionals, and to your business at large.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/27/2016
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Enterprises Are Poorly Equipped To Handle External Cyberattacks
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Most organizations lack the tools and processes to handle external cyberattacks -- which lie outside a company's firewalls. Such attacks primarily leverage digital channels, and responsibility for monitoring these channels often falls outside traditional IT and security functions.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/26/2016
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Facebook's Aquila Internet Drone Completes First Flight
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
WiFi takes to the skies in the form of Aquila, a self-piloting Facebook drone with a wingspan greater than that of a Boeing 737. It's another move by companies such as Facebook and Google to deliver internet services through unconventional means.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/22/2016
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Flaws Found In 'Right To Be Forgotten' Data Privacy Laws
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
A study by privacy researchers finds that attempts to obscure online information can be defeated with a bit of effort.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/20/2016
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Google Hit With New Round Of Antitrust Charges In EU†
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The European Commission has elaborated on its issues with Google's shopping service, contending that Google's AdSense requirements hinder competition.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/15/2016
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Robotics Gone Wild: 8 Animal-Inspired Machines †
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
If you want a glimpse of the future of robotics, start by looking at our biological past and present. Here are eight robots that borrow aspects of animal physiology, which has been honed through eons of Darwinian user testing.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/15/2016
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Microsoft Rolls Out Skype Alpha On Linux, Chrome
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft has launched an Alpha version of its Skype app for Linux. The software giant is also adding calling capabilities for Chromebook and Chrome.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/13/2016
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Robot Stingray Moves To The Beat Of A Rat's Heart
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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A tiny robotic stingray powered by light-activated rat heart muscle cells could help advance artificial heart research.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/12/2016
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Starship Technologies To Test Robot Delivery Service †
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Pedestrians in several European cities will soon see semi-autonomous robots traveling alongside them, delivering goods for local merchants.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/6/2016
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iOS 10 Makes It Easier To Be An Organ Donor
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Inspired by the difficulty Apple's late founder Steve Jobs endured in securing a donated liver when he was ill, the company says iOS 10 will allow iPhone users to directly connect to the National Donate Life Registry.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 7/5/2016
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Uber App Update To Track Driver Behavior
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The update is designed to capture data about how Uber's drivers operate their vehicles -- measuring braking, acceleration, and speed.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/1/2016
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iOS 10: Siri Integrates With Third-Party Apps
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
As Apple gears up for its iOS 10 public beta in July, a select group of developers will now be able to sync up their apps with users' Siri demands.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 7/1/2016
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Google Reportedly Building Internet Speed Test Into Search
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Google wants to give its users the ability test their internet speed right from the search application. In order to do this, the company is partnering with M-Lab to make it a reality.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/29/2016
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