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Microsoft at 40: 5 Successes, 5 Failures
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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In honor of Microsoft's 40th birthday, InformationWeek reflects on the successes, failures, and lessons learned that built the company as it stands today.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/9/2015
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Microsoft Office 365 MDM: Hits And Misses
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Microsoft is offering free mobile device management (MDM) features for all commercial users of its Office 365 cloud-based services. Here we break down what it can and can't do for your organization.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/12/2015
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Google's Mobile Algorithm Change: 5 Things To Know
Eric Zeman,
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If your website isn't optimized for mobile devices, there's a good chance your Google search rankings will plummet. Here are five key facts that you and your business need to know.
By Eric Zeman , 4/21/2015
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Google Maps Lets Users Search For Loch Ness Monster
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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The Loch Ness Monster probably doesn't exist, but Google Maps is putting a new level of fun back into the hunt for Nessie.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/21/2015
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Bypassing The Password, Part 2: Trusted Identities
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
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The federal government's collaborative efforts with the private sector to "mov[e] beyond the password" are difficult to trust when there are potentially ulterior motives at play.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 4/21/2015
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Plan X: DARPA's Revolutionary Cyber Security Platform
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
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DARPA's Plan X aims to make active cyber defense more accessible to the masses through agility, training, and intuitive interfaces.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 4/21/2015
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Android Wear Promises Less Phone Dependence
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The latest update to Android for wearable devices allows connections with phones on distant networks.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/20/2015
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Windows 10: Landing In July?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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In a conference call, AMD's CEO let it slip that Microsoft will release Windows 10 at the end of July 2015.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/20/2015
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Bypassing The Password, Part 1: Windows 10 Scaremongering
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
Commentary
Microsoft's hype of its upcoming biometrics system in Windows 10, spouting the virtues of biometrics over traditional password-based security, seems misguided at best -- misleading at worst.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 4/20/2015
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Windows 10: Your PC Is Headed For The Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Windows 10 could well be the trigger that will drive the growth of cloud-based virtual desktop integration. Here's why.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/19/2015
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Apple Watch: 5 Things We Learned This Week
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Apple Watch preorders have made the wearable a star in the past week. Here's a look at what you missed.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/19/2015
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Windows 10 Universal Apps Update Coming To Phones
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft announces Office Universal apps preview for Windows 10 on Windows Phone and details of Office 2016.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/18/2015
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Skype For Business, Windows Security Flaws: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Security and collaboration were key themes this week as Microsoft announced news surrounding bug fixes, Office Delve, Skype, and partnerships.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/18/2015
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L.A. District Seeks Refund From Apple Amid Investigations
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The Los Angeles Unified School District's ambitious plan to provide an iPad for every student has been derailed by questions about the contract bidding process and dissatisfaction with the software.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/17/2015
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Surface 3 Vs. Surface Pro 3: Picking The Right Tablet
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The Surface 3, the newest hybrid from Microsoft, packs the hallmarks of Surface Pro 3 into a thinner and lighter device.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/17/2015
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Cyanogen Partners With Microsoft To Challenge Google
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Cyanogen's version of Android will include Microsoft apps and services.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/16/2015
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Microsoft, Yahoo: The Search Party Continues
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft and Yahoo renew their 2009 partnership to enhance the search experience across platforms and boost value for advertisers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/16/2015
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Engine Yard Pivots Toward Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
New Engine Yard CEO Beau Vrolyk is moving the company toward managing Linux containers for developers, with the acquisition of OpDemand.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/16/2015
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4 Backup Landmines Waiting For The Unwary
Ratmir Timashev, President and CEO, Veeam Software
Commentary
Veeam CEO Ratmir Timashev warns about the pitfalls hidden in the process of conducting regular data backups.
By Ratmir Timashev President and CEO, Veeam Software, 4/16/2015
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Why Companies Should Pay Attention To AngularJS
Michi Kono, CTO of Monsoon
Commentary
When Google and Microsoft collaborate on a project, it's worth noting.
By Michi Kono CTO of Monsoon, 4/16/2015
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Google Disputes EU Antitrust Charges
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Google insists that its conduct has been lawful and beneficial to the market.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/15/2015
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Apple, IBM Partner for Healthcare Analytics
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Health data collected on Apple devices will be stored in IBM's Health Cloud for analysis by medical professionals and researchers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/15/2015
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