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Google Apps Gets New Enterprise Security Features
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Google for Work users can access a Devices and Activity dashboard to spot suspicious logins and a new security wizard to help navigate security settings.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/25/2014
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Facebook Data Center Showcases Open Compute Work
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Facebook's Altoona, Iowa, data center includes Open Compute Project data center network fabric.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/25/2014
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8 Tech Turkeys To Avoid As Gifts
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Is your holiday shopping list full of smartphones, robots, and drones? Here's our advice on what gadgets not to buy.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/25/2014
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Corporate IT's Darwinian Challenge
Sarah Lahav, CEO, SysAid Technologies
Commentary
IT organizations face a gradual erosion, and possible extinction, if they don't address the dangers within.
By Sarah Lahav CEO, SysAid Technologies, 11/25/2014
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IBM Courts DevOps With Dedicated Bluemix
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Dedicated Bluemix is IBM's development platform with host servers in the cloud dedicated to a single customer, for security and compliance reasons.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/24/2014
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Microsoft Azure Outage: Questions Remain
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft Azure's East and South Central US data centers' performance plummeted while West remained relatively unaffected.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/21/2014
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Microsoft Azure Storage Service Outage: Postmortem
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Azure outage Tuesday produced disruptions to MSN website, Office 365, Xbox Live, and third-party services, as well as possible data integrity problems.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/20/2014
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Finding CIO/CFO Common Ground
Christian Lanng, CEO, Tradeshift
Commentary
Success awaits CIOs and CFOs who reach a level of competence in each other's roles.
By Christian Lanng CEO, Tradeshift, 11/20/2014
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Firefox Drops Google For Yahoo Search
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Salesforce.com Tweaks Social Studio
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce blends social listening, analysis with content publishing and customer engagement, plus touts Wave Analytics Cloud momentum at the Salesforce1 World Tour event.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/19/2014
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How Amazon Kinesis Adds Speed, Resilience To Analytics
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Three Kinesis users explain how they use AWS's real-time, streaming data capture and analytics service to support their businesses.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/19/2014
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IBM Verse: Can It Trump Google Inbox?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Cloud-based IBM Verse blends email, collaboration, and social intelligence to show what's relevant. Main rivals: Microsoft Clutter and Google Inbox.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/18/2014
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Interoute, European Cloud Supplier, Makes US Move
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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One of Europe's largest cloud service suppliers, Interoute Communications, will open a virtual data center in Los Angeles in December.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/18/2014
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Cisco Debuts Mobile Collaboration App For Businesses
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Cisco's 'Project Squared' features voice and videoconferencing, messaging, and document sharing for project teams of up to eight people. Here's a look at the features.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/18/2014
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Tech Heavyweights Push For Surveillance Reform
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
AOL, Apple, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo ask the US Senate to limit mass surveillance.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/18/2014
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TRUSTe Not So Trustworthy
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Privacy certification company has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/17/2014
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Apple, Microsoft Fight For Financial Crown
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Apple and Microsoft are the world's two most valuable companies, though neither is currently close to Microsoft's peak value from the dot-com era.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/17/2014
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Amazon's Container Strategy, Examined
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Amazon believes it can win developers with new AWS Container Service, despite Google's big headstart.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/17/2014
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Microsoft Office Mobile: Right For You?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft now offers free iOS and Android versions of its popular Office apps. Are they a good fit for your mobile productivity tools?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/15/2014
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Amazon Cloud: 10 New Insights
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
AWS already has five times the compute capacity of 14 competitors combined, but it's still expanding fast. See what else we learned at Re:Invent this week.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/14/2014
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