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Microsoft's Incent Games Acquisition Blends CRM, Fantasy Sports
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The purchase of Incent Games and its sales gamification platform FantasySalesTeam will help Microsoft drive CRM adoption and team competition.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/4/2015
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IBM Locks Up Cloud Processes With Patents
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
IBM has received 1,200 patents on cloud computing over the last 18 months. Here's a sample of what Big Blue is patenting and why it's a concern.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/4/2015
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Amazon Alexa Voice Service Open To More Developers
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
Amazon is looking to open its Alexa voice service to more developers and offering $100 million to get the service off the ground.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/3/2015
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Adopting Cloud Is No Longer An Advantage, HBR Finds
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The analytics unit of Harvard Business Review concludes that since everybody is doing it, less advantage is found in moving to cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/3/2015
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Java: 7 Powerful Features For The Future
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Java, unleashed in 1991, has become one of the world's most-used programming languages. Here are seven key features that will keep it viable in a world of supercomputing, Big Data, and the Internet of Things.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/2/2015
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Facebook Drone Is Ready To Fly
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The social network aims to provide Internet access from the air to those without connectivity options.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/1/2015
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Windows 10: 8 Enterprise Essentials
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Windows 10 has arrived. Here are 8 things to keep in mind as you consider an enterprise deployment.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/31/2015
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10 Must-Have Mac OS X Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Apple may have some work to do to restore its reputation for software, but third-party developers have got the company's back.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/31/2015
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'Cloud Native': What It Means, Why It Matters
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
"Cloud native" is starting to mean a set of specific things about how business will run on software, Cloud Foundry CEO Sam Ramji explains.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/30/2015
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Google Translate App's Sign-Reading Capabilities Expanded
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Travelers can now translate a greater variety of languages in images more efficiently, even when offline. Foreign travelers in remote areas with poor connectivity now have broader communication options.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/30/2015
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HP Buys ActiveState's PaaS, Stackato
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
HP's Helion Development Platform is based on Stackato, one of the few commercially supported versions of Cloud Foundry.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/29/2015
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Amazon Makes Aurora Database Generally Available
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Amazon's Aurora moves from preview to GA. The MySQL-based system is designed as an on-demand system for scalability and performance.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/28/2015
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Windows 10: Microsoft Attempts A SaaS Model
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
With Windows 10, Microsoft will attempt to update its operating system with a cloud sensibility. Can it be done?
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/28/2015
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Building An IT Infrastructure: From Dream To Data Center
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Tonia Williams, CIO of the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation, recounts how she was invited to imagine a data center where there was none, and then set out to build it.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/28/2015
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Ban AI Weapons, Scientists Demand
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Roboticists and experts in artificial intelligence want to prohibit offensive autonomous weapons.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/27/2015
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Amazon's Profitable Q2: Is It Bigger Than Wal-Mart?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Amazon's second-quarter earnings showed a small but unexpected profit. Some say the company is now worth more than the world's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/27/2015
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Online Security: How The Experts Keep Safe
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google researchers have compared the security practices of experts to non-experts, and identified several ways that typical Internet users can improve their online security.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/27/2015
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10 Ways Windows 10 Will Advance The Internet Of Things
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Windows 10 brings functions and features that will change the Internet of Things for the enterprise and individuals.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/26/2015
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Dmail Makes Gmail Vanish
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
You can make Gmail messages self-destruct with a Chrome browser extension.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/25/2015
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Sony Drone Venture Targets IoT
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
By entering the drone business in a joint venture with Aerosense, Sony aims to expand its involvement with cloud services and the Internet of Things.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/23/2015
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