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Pivotal Adds Mobile To Cloud Foundry Platform
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Pivotal adds mobile services to Cloud Foundry platform to attract mobile developers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/20/2014
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Microsoft Releases OneNote For Android Tablets
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft again updates OneNote, moves towards goal of popularizing the app across all platforms.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/20/2014
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Google's Public Decade: 10 Search Innovations
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google's Amit Singhal looks back at 10 years of search improvements.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/20/2014
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Steve Ballmer Resigns From Microsoft Board
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Former Microsoft CEO -- and newly minted LA Clippers owner -- Steve Ballmer steps down from the board but will remain Microsoft's largest individual shareholder.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/19/2014
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Cybersecurity Demands New Framework
Zulfikar Ramzan, Chief Technology Officer, Elastica
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Cybersecurity development has been a piecemeal process. It's time for a stronger, more cohesive approach.
By Zulfikar Ramzan Chief Technology Officer, Elastica, 8/19/2014
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Stop Using Chrome, Mozilla Engineer Says
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Is Firefox really the best defense against Google's control of the Internet? Or should Mozilla just clean up its own mistakes rather than throwing stones at competitors?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/19/2014
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3D Mapping Data's Future: 8 Examples
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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Federal agencies, academia, communities, and the private sector are collaborating on advanced US mapping data as part of the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). Look what these maps can do.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 8/19/2014
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Apptio Adds Amazon Cloud Cost Analysis
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Apptio TBM Unified Model analyzes the costs of using Amazon Web Services and compares it to similar workloads running on-premises.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/18/2014
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Internet Of Things: Limitless Dumb Possibilities
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Many of the "improvements" to ordinary household objects promised by SmartThings, a software company just acquired by Samsung, are already available elsewhere or seem like overkill.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/18/2014
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CoreOS Acquires Quay.io For Docker Container Security
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Acquisition positions CoreOS as a more secure, enterprise-oriented offering for the Docker form of Linux containers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/15/2014
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Hidden Cloud Costs: AWS, Azure Management Costs Compared
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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With the help of in-depth Gartner analysis, InformationWeek takes a closer look at the cost of managing Amazon vs. Azure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/14/2014
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Enterprise Communications: Next Big Thing Is Embedded
Marty Parker, Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting
Commentary
Enterprise communications will be delivered as capabilities of application software, not by separate generic communication systems. Are you preparing?
By Marty Parker Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting, 8/14/2014
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Cisco To Cut 6,000 Jobs
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Cisco's Q4 earnings beat analyst estimates, but company plans to lay off 8% of its workforce.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/14/2014
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Nebula, Cosmos, And Private Cloud's Future
Elias Khnaser, Chief Technology Officer, Sigma Solutions
Commentary
Chris Kemp, Nebula founder and former NASA CTO, talks OpenStack, private cloud, and why he's not worried about VMware's inroads into Nebula's territory.
By Elias Khnaser Chief Technology Officer, Sigma Solutions , 8/14/2014
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Platform9 Sees Containers & Virtual Machines Happy Together
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Startup Platform9 launches management system that has Linux containers and virtual machines running side by side.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/14/2014
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Remote Learning: Intriguing Options Emerge
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
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Despite various drawbacks, remote courses (both for credit and for pure learning) are becoming the emerging norm. Understand the options.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 8/14/2014
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In Hybrid Clouds, Mind The Details
Don Magrogan, CTO, Fusion PPT
Commentary
Integrating your private cloud with public clouds can provide agility, security, and control. But getting the minutia right is daunting.
By Don Magrogan CTO, Fusion PPT, 8/14/2014
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Amazon Local Register: Friend Or Foe?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Mobile payment service prompts concerns about ulterior motives.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/13/2014
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Hybrid Cloud Security: New Tactics Required
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
News
Interested in shuttling workloads between public and private cloud? Better make sure it's worth doing, because hybrid means rethinking how you manage compliance, identity, connectivity, and more.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 8/13/2014
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Robot Room Service Hits Aloft Hotel Group
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The "botlr" -- a robotic butler -- will deliver small goods to hotel guests upon request.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/13/2014
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