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9 NoSQL Pioneers Who Modernized Data Management
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The folks profiled here are tackling data management for the Internet Age, helping us all understand what can be done with a mass of unstructured information. See how their work has transformed the way we handle databases.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/30/2015
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Facebook Claims 1 Billion Users In 1 Day
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
A business milestone or a sign of the apocalypse? Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says the social media site had one billion users in one day.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/29/2015
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Facebook M Digital Assistant Blends AI, Human Knowledge
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Digital assistants are all the rage and Facebook's M is the latest in a market that includes Siri, Cortana, Google Now, and Amazon's Echo. However, Facebook is teaming up AI and humans.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/27/2015
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Podcasts, Presentations: Help Your Users Improve Quality
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Our hands-on demo of the iRig Mic Studio shows a tool that can help your users make better podcasts and video presentations. It's a toolset that will allow trainers, executives, sales, and marketing professionals to put a studio in their backpacks and create good recordings from almost anywhere they happen to be.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/27/2015
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Google's YouTube Gaming Site Ready For Debut
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The launch of a YouTube Gaming site in the US and UK will put it in direct competition with Twitch, owned by Amazon.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/26/2015
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11 Windows 10 Apps For Your Upgraded PC
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The new Windows Store is a highlight of Windows 10. What are the best apps it has to offer?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/26/2015
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MasterCard Hackathons Combine Community, Commerce
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
MasterCard sees coding contests as a way to engage with developers and to promote its payment technology, all with an eye toward corporate social responsibility.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/25/2015
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10 Handy iPhone Apps Worth Downloading
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
These financial, health, travel, and productivity apps will only cost you the time it takes to download them.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/25/2015
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Office 365 Tops Business Cloud Apps, Study Finds
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft Office 365 is the most frequently deployed business app across the globe, according to a report that studied 4,000 of-the-shelf cloud-based products.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/20/2015
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Ad Blocking Costing Websites $21B In Revenue, Report Finds
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
A new report from PageFair and Adobe finds ad blocking software will cost websites more than $21 billion in lost revenue this year, and that's only expected to increase in 2016.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/20/2015
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Goldman Sachs Puts Elasticsearch To Work
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Wall Street financial services firm Goldman Sachs benefits from a broader use of open source search engine. Learn how its programmers use it on code projects.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/17/2015
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11 Programming Languages That Lost Their Mojo
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Programming languages come and go. Here are 11 that have given up the spotlight to more modern options.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/16/2015
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Windows 10 Security Updates, Skype News: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week's Microsoft news roundup includes Build 10512 for Windows 10 Mobile, Skype for Business on iOS and Android, and some major Windows 10 security fixes.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/15/2015
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10 Google Milestones: From Stanford Dorm To Alphabet
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
In the last 25 years, Google has staked out its position as one of the world's preeminent technology companies by almost single-handedly creating Web searching as we know it. Here's a look at 10 key moments, from its inception at Stanford to this week's Alphabet restructuring.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/13/2015
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Alphabet Rewrites Google's Script
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
A corporate reorganization completes the transformation Larry Page began when he took over in 2011. Moving Google under Alphabet will shelter the company's brands from one another.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/12/2015
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Skype For Business Apps Enter iOS, Android Preview
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Following the launch of Skype for Business on Windows Phone, Microsoft releases app previews for iOS and Android devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/11/2015
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Windows 10 Updates, Outlook For Apple Watch: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The week following Microsoft's Windows 10 launch brought new OS updates, CRM acquisitions, and apps for Android Wear and Apple Watch.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/8/2015
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Microsoft Outlook, Other Apps Coming To Apple Watch, Android Wear
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft Outlook for Apple Watch is one of a few new productivity apps being released for Apple and Android wearables.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/7/2015
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Google Fighting New Right To Be Forgotten Proposal
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A French commission believes delisting from Google search engines should be carried out across all versions of the search engine. Unsurprisingly, Google disagrees.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/6/2015
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Windows 10 For Xbox Adds To 'One Microsoft' Vision
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft has announced plans to tie Xbox into its Windows 10 ecosystem with a September preview and November launch.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/5/2015
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