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Microsoft Enables Fast Migration Into Azure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's Migration Accelerator makes it easier for VMware and Amazon Web Services customers to move workloads into Azure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/8/2014
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Salesforce.com Launches $100 Million Mobile Development Fund
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce.com establishes dedicated fund for startups building mobile apps on Salesforce1 platform.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/8/2014
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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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How To Hire Developers Fast And Build Things
Stephane Kasriel, SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk
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To have the best team of developers you must have a distributed team of developers.
By Stephane Kasriel SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk, 9/15/2014
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Apple Sells 4M iPhones In 24 Hours
Eric Zeman,
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Apple said preorders for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus shattered previous records.
By Eric Zeman , 9/15/2014
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Windows Threshold Videos Leak
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Videos offer a peek at Microsoft's Windows Threshold in action, including Start menu features that could appease keyboard-and-mouse fans who hate Windows 8.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/13/2014
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3 Facebook News Feed Changes, Explained
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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This week Facebook launched a privacy tool, more ad options, and two updates to video. Here's a closer look at what's new.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/13/2014
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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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Veracode Secures $40M In Funding As IPO Looms
Brian Prince, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
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Security firm plans to increase investments in sales, marketing, and research and development.
By Brian Prince Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 9/12/2014
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iPhone Demand Takes Down Apple Web Store
Eric Zeman,
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Early buyers in the US met frustration as Apple's website strained under the heavy load and iPhone 6 Plus sold out.
By Eric Zeman , 9/12/2014
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Chromebooks Now Can Run Android Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Only four Android apps now run on Chrome OS, but Google insists there will be more.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/12/2014
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Tableau Unveils Enterprise Tools
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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BI vendor Tableau shows off live connection to enterprise cloud apps and promises 4X speedup of database engine to cater to large numbers of users.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/12/2014
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Beware Of BYOD Benefit Pixie Dust
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
Stop measuring BYOD benefits with empty elixirs like employee productivity and happiness.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 9/12/2014
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Windows Threshold Leak Shows Revamped Desktop
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Latest Threshold leak seems to confirm Microsoft is returning its operating system to a Windows 7 vibe, with second-fiddle status for Modern apps.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/12/2014
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Tableau Demos Standalone Mobile App
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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Project Elastic for tablets lets users interact with downloaded data via swiping and two-finger zooming.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/12/2014
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Google Makes Apps More Accessible
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Improved support for screen readers makes Google Apps more inviting to the blind.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/11/2014
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Apple's Next Chapter: 10 Key Issues
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Apple is ready to enter the wearables market, but current technology only gets the company halfway there.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/11/2014
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SAP Improves Prediction With Big Data, Geospatial Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP InfiniteInsight brings Hadoop and location data into predictive models. BusinessObjects ties data-integrity knot with SAP Lumira.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/11/2014
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Software Development: Don't Ignore What Makes It Hard
Scott Ambler, Senior Consulting Partner, Scott Ambler + Associates
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Team size and location, regulatory constraints, and many other factors make software development a difficult job, beyond the complexity of the software itself. No single formula or methodology can address all needs.
By Scott Ambler Senior Consulting Partner, Scott Ambler + Associates, 9/11/2014
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5 Apple Wearables We Wanted But Didn't Get
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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The Apple Watch marks Apple's bold foray into the wearables market, but we were hoping for one more thing. Well, maybe five.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/11/2014
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