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Microsoft Office: 4 Changes, Explained
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft maneuvers to keep Office on top, touting data analysis power, tweaking office 365, and more. What do the moves mean to you?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/19/2014
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Wearables, Drones Scare Americans
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google has some public relations to do. People remain wary of tech breakthroughs including care-giving robots and drones, Pew research finds.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/19/2014
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Google Trends Adds Email Notifications
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Keeping tabs on what people are searching for just got a bit more convenient. But Google Trends is still not a serious research tool.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/18/2014
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Can Crowdsourcing Beat Dr. House?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Startup CrowdMed uses a mix of prediction market software, crowdsourcing, and gamification to help patients gain insight from hundreds of medical detectives.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/18/2014
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License Plate Recognition Technology Branches Out
Richard W. Walker,
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Law enforcement officials see new security and surveillance uses for license plate recognition technology.
By Richard W. Walker , 4/17/2014
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Cloud Holdouts Face Tipping Point
Jasmine  McTigue, Principal, McTigue Analytics
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If your technology strategy doesn't emphasize a phased approach to cloud architectures during the next 18 months, it might be time to look for a new job.
By Jasmine McTigue Principal, McTigue Analytics, 4/17/2014
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Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems: 4 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft tries to become a power player in the brave new world of Internet-connected sensors, using a cloud-based Internet of Things management service, Azure Intelligent Systems.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/17/2014
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Land Rover SUV Packs Sensors, Lasers
Kevin Fogarty, Technology Writer
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Land Rover showcases its Discovery Vision Concept SUV, which builds in so many high-tech systems it can hardly be called a car.
By Kevin Fogarty Technology Writer, 4/16/2014
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Microsoft Reveals Big Data Strategy
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft's new tools aim to serve all users -- not just data scientists -- extracting insight from big data sets and the Internet of Things.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/16/2014
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AllJoyn: A Common Language For Internet Of Things
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Open-source lingua franca aims to let IoT devices and services communicate across manufacturers and operating systems.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/15/2014
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Data Scientists Want Respect & Results
Shane O'Neill,
Commentary
Analytics managers from Macy's, Ford, and Google offer tips on how to integrate and inspire data scientists.
By Shane O'Neill , 4/14/2014
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Tibco Brings Reusability To Web, Mobile Apps
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Tibco BusinessWorks 6.0 upgrade gives Web and mobile developers an old-school-meets-new-school backbone for reusing integration logic and components.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2014
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MapR Brings Spark In-Memory Analysis To Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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MapR adds Apache Spark to its Hadoop distribution to power machine learning plus ad hoc, graph, and streaming analysis. Databricks partners on support.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/11/2014
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Oracle Support Costs: 2 Savings Strategies
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Oracle software maintenance costs have customers turning to growing ranks of licensing consultants and third-party support providers. Here's the skinny.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/10/2014
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Google Glass Gets Down To Business
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google's new Glass At Work program aims to capitalize on the enterprise's interest in Google Glass, even if consumers are still skeptical.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/8/2014
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MongoDB Steps Up To Enterprise Expectations
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
MongoDB, the NoSQL darling of developers, aims to improve scalability, analytics, security, and manageability in significant upgrade.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/8/2014
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Bluetooth Wants Its Bite Of Big Data
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Bluetooth's low-energy implementation makes the ubiquitous wireless technology ideal for the Internet of Things' data-swapping ways, says Bluetooth backer.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/8/2014
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Teradata QueryGrid: Beyond Enterprise Data Warehouse
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Teradata adds unified fabric access to myriad databases and Hadoop, triggering multiple analysis engines with a single query. Say goodbye to yesterday's enterprise data warehouse ideas.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/7/2014
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Twitter Beats Facebook On Ad Returns
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Advertisers invested twice as much in Facebook ads, but Twitter ads received more clicks, a report says.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/7/2014
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3 Trends Driving Big Data Breakthroughs: A CIO's View
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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GE Water & Power CIO says data blending, scalable storage and processing, and a maturing Internet of things are shaping big data progress.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/7/2014
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