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IBM & California Partner On Private Cloud
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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CalCloud, the State of California's private cloud managed by IBM, aims to streamline services for 400 state and local government agencies.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 7/24/2014
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Nadella's Windows 9 And Device Plans, Explained
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says his company is "streamlining" Windows into a converged OS, and "right-sizing" its device efforts. But what does this really mean?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/24/2014
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Apple Refreshes MacBook Pros, Cuts Prices
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Apple upgrades MacBook Pros with faster processors and, for some models, lower prices and more RAM.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/29/2014
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Microsoft Enhances OneNote for Mac, iOS
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft continues its recent cross-platform emphasis with improved OneNote apps for Macs, iPhones, and iPads.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/29/2014
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Rise Of The Robots: Up From The Factory Floor
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Join San Diego State University professor Robert Judge and InformationWeek editor-at-large Thomas Claburn for a live discussion of the increasing interest in robots and automation.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/29/2014
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Facebook Forces Messenger For Mobile Chat
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook will drop the chat feature from its main app and require users to download Messenger. You will have one week to make the switch.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/29/2014
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Fitbit Debuts Windows Phone App
Eric Zeman,
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Popular fitness device is one of the first wearables to offer a dedicated app for Windows Phone.
By Eric Zeman , 7/29/2014
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Hilton Turns Smartphones Into Room Keys
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Hilton hotel chain plans to let smartphones unlock guest rooms starting next year.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/29/2014
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DHS-Funded 'SWAMP' Helps Scour Code For Bugs
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
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Cloud-based platform offering free secure coding tools for developers in government, enterprises, academia, gaining commercial attention as well.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 7/28/2014
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Amazon Launches 3D Printed Products Store
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Amazon, the world's largest online commerce store, offers mass customization.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/28/2014
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Windows Phone 8.1 Update Details Leak
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Windows Phone 8.1 is still rolling out, but a new update is already on the way, with support for Start screen folders and even bigger phablets.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/28/2014
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Pivotal, Hortonworks Collaborate On Hadoop Management
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Pivotal pledges collaboration on Apache Ambari, Hortonwork's favored tools for managing and monitoring Hadoop.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/28/2014
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Deep Data Trumps Big Data
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Finding smaller, more relevant morsels of information is the key to unlocking big data's potential, says FirstFuel's CTO.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/28/2014
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Microsoft's Nadella: More Than Talk
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella proves he can be a man of action with the biggest layoff in company history and other concrete steps to reshape Microsoft. Now what?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/26/2014
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Google Moonshot Project: Healthy Bodies
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google's Baseline Study aims to model the chemistry of a healthy human body -- and unlock new clues to curing disease.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/26/2014
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Report: Oracle Patch Turns On $23,000 Upgrade
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle is shipping its Database In-Memory feature with its latest patch, but the expensive option is reportedly turned on by default.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/25/2014
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Apple iPad Loses Tablet Market Share
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Apple is still the top tablet vendor, but it's losing ground and needs new lines of growth as the market cools.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/25/2014
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Bubblemania: Will We Party Like It's 1999?
Doug Schade, Principal Consultant, Winter Wyman
Commentary
Feverish tech activity is exciting and in many ways similar to 15 years ago. We aren't at dot-bomb levels of hysteria, but there's one big problem that may threaten growth.
By Doug Schade Principal Consultant, Winter Wyman, 7/25/2014
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Healthcare Collaboration Across 3 Generations
Susan M. Reese, Director, Healthcare Practice Group, Kronos
Commentary
Patients may see 50 different hospital employees during treatment. Don't let different collaboration styles among your multigenerational staff hinder patient care.
By Susan M. Reese Director, Healthcare Practice Group, Kronos, 7/25/2014
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Microsoft Faces 4 Big Challenges
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is riding high with analysts and investors -- but look at the remaining hurdles.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/25/2014
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Just Let Me Code!
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
Commentary
Managing the complexity of development toolchains -- from SCM, to the build tools, to the testing, to the deployment stack -- now so overwhelms the developer experience, it's hard to get any real programming done.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 7/24/2014
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Google Maps Engine Gets Workforce Management Tool
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google Maps Engine Pro customers now have free access to Maps Coordinate to manage workers and share location information in real time.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/24/2014
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