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VMware's Former CTO Herrod On IT's Future
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Steve Herrod explains how his technologist's vision and experience help him pick investments for venture capitalist firm General Catalyst Partners.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/17/2014
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Rackspace Not For Sale, Rejoins Cloud Battle
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Rackspace, after posting a strong second quarter, says it's not for sale and it will push its 'managed cloud' offering with renewed vigor.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/17/2014
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Microsoft Brings OneNote To Wearables
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft releases OneNote for Android Wear, gets OneNote ready for iOS 8, and introduces a major Office Lens update for Windows Phone.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/16/2014
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IBM Watson Data Analysis Service Revealed
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM Watson Analytics cloud service aims to simplify data-driven decision making. Can cognitive computing get around decades-old complications?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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Windows Threshold Coming Soon: 9 Predictions
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft will likely announce a preview of Windows Threshold on September 30. Here's what to expect.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/16/2014
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WaveMaker PaaS Bets On Docker
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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WaveMaker Enterprise platform now offers Docker deployment option, along with Studio rapid app development toolkit.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/16/2014
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Apple Watch And The Dark Side Of Wearables
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
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Apple Watch and iPhone 6 provide two more powerful platforms to do things like record our voices with little disclosure. Customers deserve better.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 9/16/2014
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Docker Gets $40 Million: Full Steam Ahead
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Docker will use its third round of funding to double staff, including engineers and a direct sales force pointed at enterprise buyers. The company's enterprise data center momentum keeps growing.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/16/2014
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Microsoft CRM Releases Give Sales, Marketing Veto Power
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft says coming Dynamics CRM and Marketing apps will let salespeople influence marketing and vice versa. Catching up with Salesforce.com?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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Beware Cloud Companies Bearing Self-Service Plans
David Fowler, VP Marketing, INetU
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There's such a thing as too much convenience. Cloud service providers should take a lesson from the banking industry.
By David Fowler VP Marketing, INetU, 9/16/2014
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Microsoft's Minecraft Buy: 6 Interesting Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft acquisition of game developer Mojang is turning heads. Here's some context.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/15/2014
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Facebook Announces WebScaleSQL Upgrade For MySQL
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Partners Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter tweak WebScaleSQL branch of MySQL to fix bugs, improve speed, and run "at scale."
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/2014
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Google Android One: India Play
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Initiative to make Android matter in emerging markets brings its first low-cost phones to India.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/15/2014
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Salesforce.com CEO Leaks Analytics Cloud Plan
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff tweets confidential Dreamforce agenda that reveals plans for a new cloud. Innocent mistake or Dyre distraction?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/2014
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What HP Gains In Eucalyptus Cloud Deal
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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HP signs letter of intent to buy Eucalyptus, names CEO Marten Mickos head of its cloud unit. More open-source company acquisitions expected as HP builds out cloud offerings, analyst says.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/15/2014
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Mining WiFi Data: Retail Privacy Pitfalls
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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WiFi data mining starts with anonymous tracking, but it can lead to personal details in social profiles. Interop New York session explores opportunities and limits for retailers.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/2014
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SaaS As Innovation Driver?
Lorna Garey, Content Director, InformationWeek Reports
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Software as a service is the clear No. 1 way enterprises consume cloud. InformationWeek's SaaS Innovation Survey reveals three tips to get the most from SaaS: Make it a popularity contest. Have an escape plan. And remember that identity is the new perimeter.
By Lorna Garey Content Director, InformationWeek Reports, 9/15/2014
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Google Tempts Startups With $100,000 Cloud Credit
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google offers startups $100,000 in Google Cloud Platform credit for one year in effort to gain edge over Amazon Web Services.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/12/2014
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Dyre Straits: Why This Cloud Attack's Different
Kaushik Narayan, Co-Founder and CTO at Skyhigh Networks
Commentary
Dyre is a new breed of Trojan, attacking cloud apps and using the cloud as a delivery vehicle.
By Kaushik Narayan Co-Founder and CTO at Skyhigh Networks, 9/12/2014
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Former Red Hat CTO Joins Google
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Brian Stevens abruptly leaves Red Hat, shows up at the Googleplex as VP of product management for its cloud platforms unit.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/12/2014
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