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Salesforce.com Bolsters Mobile Data Visualization
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce1 Mobile app gains drillable dashboards, sharable snapshots, and links to third-party visualization tools including Google Charts.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/3/2014
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Windows XP Stayin' Alive
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP, but 25% of PC users still use it today -- twice as many as use Windows 8 and 8.1.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/1/2014
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Hadoop Clusters: Size And Speed Matter
Art Wittmann,
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When analyzing big data, there's more to the commodity vs. specialized hardware decision than meets the eye. Here's how to pick the right servers and storage.
By Art Wittmann , 7/10/2014
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Google Leads Coalition For Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat, Docker unite behind Google's Kubernetes as a container management system.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/10/2014
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'Windows To Go' Device Wins Federal Cryptographic Certification
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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With FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certification, the Imation IronKey portable USB-based workspace becomes a mobility option for both civilian and military agencies.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/10/2014
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Apple Invites FTC To Probe Google
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Facing regulatory scrutiny over in-app purchasing, Apple appears eager to make room for Google under the Federal Trade Commission's microscope.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/10/2014
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10 More Big Data Pros To Follow On Twitter
David Wagner, Community Editor
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Looking for big data expertise in 140 characters or less? Here are 10 more industry players that can help.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 7/10/2014
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Microsoft Enhances Azure, Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft sets the tone for its Worldwide Partner Conference with new Office 365 plans, Azure analytics, and storage announcements.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/2014
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9 Books IT Leaders Should Read
Bassam Zarkout, CTO, RSD
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Here's a mix of business books and compelling novels to help inspire new ideas this summer.
By Bassam Zarkout CTO, RSD, 7/9/2014
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Google Apps: 5 New Features For Businesses
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Catch up on the newest Google Apps features, including a premium version of Google+, Hangouts integration with Microsoft Outlook, and new admin controls.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/2014
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Google CEO: Fight Unemployment With Job Sharing
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google CEO Larry Page suggests we can reduce unemployment by dividing jobs in half.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/9/2014
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Are Macs Taking Over the Enterprise?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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More enterprises are embracing Macs, but is OS X actually challenging Windows?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/2014
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Retro Macro Viruses: They're Baaack
Kevin Casey,
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Malicious Virtual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros are back, this time using social engineering to trick users into opening infected attachments, says Sophos.
By Kevin Casey , 7/9/2014
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12 Tech Greats: Where Are They Now?
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
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What happened to Rod Canion, Andy Grove, and their peers who shaped modern technology? Catch up on some original tech visionaries.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 7/9/2014
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Gartner: Rising Enterprise Software Spending Won't Lift IT
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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CRM and ERP spending will rise through 2015, but the switch to cloud and hosting means data center spending won't keep pace.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/8/2014
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Urban Observatory Maps Comparisons Between Cities
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Urban data map, bound for the Smithsonian by way of Esri's user conference, was created in partnership with Richard Saul Wurman, architect, graphic designer, and founder of the TED conference.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/8/2014
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Pentaho Preps Data On Hadoop, Analyzes On MongoDB
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Pentaho 5.1 adds YARN support to support predictive analysis, transforms JSON for analysis on MongoDB.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/8/2014
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Oracle Upgrades Virtualization Server For OpenStack
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Oracle VM 3.3 includes a technology preview of its OpenStack distribution, enables virtualized Oracle databases to run in the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/8/2014
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How Public Cloud Could Revive VDI
Jasmine  McTigue, Principal, McTigue Analytics
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Consumer-class cloud services force IT to get aggressive with endpoint control or accept that sensitive data will be in the wind -- or take a new approach, such as reconsidering virtual desktops.
By Jasmine McTigue Principal, McTigue Analytics, 7/8/2014
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Tech Leaders On Speed Vs. Risk: InformationWeek Video
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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GE, Netflix leaders explore how to develop new products and features faster while controlling the risk.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 7/8/2014
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3 BYOD Risk Prevention Strategies
Jim Szafranski, SVP Customer Platform Services, Fiberlink
Commentary
An effective BYOD plan must balance control with convenience. Here's what to keep in mind.
By Jim Szafranski SVP Customer Platform Services, Fiberlink, 7/8/2014
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PC Market: Don't Call It A Revival
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Ultramobile hybrids and Windows XP upgrades have slowed the bleeding but the PC slump hasn't ended.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/7/2014
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