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Google In 2015: 11 Predictions
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Forget "peak Google." The year ahead will bring slower but continued expansion and diversification.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/10/2014
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IBM Apps For Apple iOS: Not Siri Meets Watson
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM releases first wave of enterprise apps for Apple iOS. Niche apps for airlines, insurance, banking, and government sound useful, but not revolutionary.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/10/2014
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Luxury Watchmaker TAG Heuer Sees Digital 'Tsunami'
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Maker of TAG Heuer watches shifts gears, now plans to craft a smartwatch and possibly make acquisitions, in the wake of Apple Watch.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/2014
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BlackBerry Returns To Its Roots With Classic
Eric Zeman,
News
BlackBerry hopes keyboard aficionados will pick up the Classic smartphone in lieu of iPhones and Androids.
By Eric Zeman , 12/17/2014
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Salesforce.com Connects To Microsoft SharePoint
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Salesforce Files Connect offers federated access to multiple content repositories. Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive are next.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/2014
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Analytics Showdown: Should Apps Be Simpler, Or Smarter?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Qlik, Tableau, and Salesforce.com are betting on simple analytic applications, while veterans IBM and SAS push smarter. What do you need?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/2014
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MongoDB Buys WiredTiger: Database Move
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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MongoDB grabs technology and expertise from storage-engine company to address write-intensive, high-scale applications.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/16/2014
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When Holidays & Healthcare Open Enrollment Collide
Susan Taylor, VP and Business Unit Leader for Healthcare, Pegasystems
Commentary
Lack of transparency in health plans is enough to give most people heartburn.
By Susan Taylor VP and Business Unit Leader for Healthcare, Pegasystems, 12/16/2014
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Microsoft Gains Allies Against US Data Demands
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Several dozen companies, trade groups, and computer scientists agree that Microsoft should not have to provide data stored in Ireland when presented with a US search warrant.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/15/2014
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Facebook Dumps Microsoft Bing
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook ends its partnership with Bing in favor of its own internal search engine, Facebook Search.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/15/2014
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Hortonworks' Big IPO: Why CIOs Should Care
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Even before last week's successful IPO, Hortonworks had no trouble selling Hadoop's promise. But here's why many CIOs are betting on this platform.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/15/2014
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Federal Smartphone App Aims To End DUIs
Eric Zeman,
News
Government-backed app estimates user's blood-alcohol content, offers to call a taxi if smartphone owner can't pass the traffic games.
By Eric Zeman , 12/15/2014
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Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
After a rocky 2013, Microsoft bounced back this year. Here's what worked.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/15/2014
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Big Data Tool Analyzes Intentions: Cool Or Creepy?
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Lexalytics intention analysis tool determines what you're going to do before you do it, the company says. This goes beyond sentiment analysis.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/15/2014
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Secret CIO: Stop Making Stupid Software Decisions
John McGreavy,
Commentary
The way we evaluate and implement software is broken. Stop shooting for consensus from line-of-business VPs and start asking IT to become business experts.
By John McGreavy , 12/15/2014
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LinkedIn Site Makeover: What's New
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
LinkedIn streamlines its homepage and adds new tools to user profiles. Here's what you need to know.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/13/2014
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Cartoon: Chief Storm Officer
Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator
Commentary
IT overtime never ends.
By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 12/12/2014
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Microsoft Teases Windows 10 Details
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft on January 21 plans to disclose more details on the OS's touch-focused, consumer-oriented side.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/12/2014
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Web Becomes Less Free
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Censorship, lack of privacy, and other ills threaten the health of the Web, says World Wide Web Foundation.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/12/2014
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Cisco Reveals Analytics Strategy
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Cisco says insights can't wait for data to travel from Internet of Things devices to the data center. Its solution: Analysis at the network's edge.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/12/2014
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Top 5 Enterprise Applications Trends Of 2014
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Here's a yearend toast to the top headlines in cloud, mobile, integrated marketing, embedded analytics, and software license management in 2014.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/12/2014
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Most Wasteful Government Tech Projects Of 2014
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
The federal government continues to pour millions into redundant and bloated projects, critics say. Check out some of the worst offenders according to GAO.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 12/12/2014
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