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Microsoft's Project Spartan Gets 'Edge' Over Internet Explorer
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Internet Explorer 11 will not host Microsoft's new "Edge" browser engine, but Project Spartan will.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/25/2015
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Internet Explorer Dependent? Time To Move On
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Microsoft's move to Project Spartan should be your cue to retire aging enterprise apps that rely on Internet Explorer plug-ins or Active X controls.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/24/2015
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Amazon Buy Button: 1-Click Ordering Minus The Click
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
With its Dash Button and Dash Replenishment Service, Amazon aims to take the Internet of Things mainstream.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/31/2015
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Microsoft 'Project Spartan': Hands-On Demo
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's Project Spartan, the browser designed to replace Internet Explorer, is available for testing on Windows 10.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/31/2015
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Gmail Android App Connects Yahoo, Microsoft Accounts
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
In its latest update to Gmail, Google is offering additional support for Yahoo and Microsoft accounts by giving users a unified view of their different email addresses.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 3/31/2015
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NAS Is Sexy … Again
Andres Rodriguez, CEO, Nasuni
Commentary
Network Attached Storage has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a file-storage tool. Now, a new generation of NAS systems is needed in the cloud to meet enterprise demands.
By Andres Rodriguez CEO, Nasuni , 3/31/2015
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Microsoft's Surface 3 Promises Windows 10, Kills Windows RT
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Microsoft's newest Surface 3 ditches ARM for Intel. It packs a full version of Windows 8.1 and has an upgrade to Windows 10 coming later. The Surface 3 can be a tablet or a laptop. Prices start at less than $500.
By Eric Zeman , 3/31/2015
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MongoDB Counters Couchbase Performance Claims
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
MongoDB test reports superior durability and throughput compared to Cassandra and Couchbase, but is it another case of biased, vendor-sponsored research?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/31/2015
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Adobe's Comp CC Layout App Available For iPad
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Adobe is bringing its Comp CC layout application to the iPad through the Apple App Store, giving designers another mobile option for their needs.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 3/31/2015
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IBM Announces IoT Business Unit, Cloud Services
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM ups the ante on Internet of Things analysis, launching a $3 billion bet on cloud-based ecosystem. How will Microsoft and Amazon respond?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/31/2015
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ClearStory Data Touts Speedy Big Data Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
ClearStory taps HDFS and Apache Spark in the cloud to let business users blend high-scale, variable data and analyze it with in-memory speed.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/30/2015
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Linux Seeks Security, Unity
Rick Merritt, SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times
News
Experts at the Embedded Linux Conference say that open-source software needs more attention to interoperability, security, and its kernel, for the Internet of Things.
By Rick Merritt SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times, 3/30/2015
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Microsoft Office 365 Gets MDM Boost
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Mobile device management becomes generally available in Office 365 to meet growing need for secure mobile productivity.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/30/2015
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Oracle HCM Cloud Adds Social, Mobile Learning Option
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Oracle has plenty of options for training, but Oracle Learning Cloud follows SAP, IBM into social, mobile learning management for the YouTube generation.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/30/2015
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Microsoft Azure Services Power Ziosk Dining Experience
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft HDInsight and Azure ML help Ziosk gain dining insights from more than 77,000 table-top tablets deployed at Chili's and other restaurants.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/30/2015
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Big Data Certifications: Finding The One That Works For You
InformationWeek Staff,
News
We can’t tell you which big data certification programs to choose -- that depends on a number of variables in your personal IT career goals and work situation. What we can do is provide you with a selected list of the vendor certifications available.
By InformationWeek Staff , 3/30/2015
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Night At The Museum
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
We took our review model for a whirl at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. It's a great mobile phone, weighed down by unwanted apps.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/29/2015
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Robot Room Service Delivers The Goods
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
If you welcome your new robot overlords, they may bring you toiletries.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/28/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile Payments, LiveLoop Acquisition: Microsoft Review
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Reports of Microsoft acquisitions and partnerships surface amidst updates on Internet Explorer, Project Spartan, and Windows 10.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/28/2015
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Apache Spark: 3 Promising Use-Cases
James Kobielus,
Commentary
Spark is the shiny new thing in big data, but how will it stand out? Here's a look at "fog computing," cloud computing, and streaming data-analysis scenarios.
By James Kobielus , 3/27/2015
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Facebook F8: Oculus Will Make Virtual Reality Mainstream
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
After decades of false starts, Facebook believes virtual reality will drive the next wave of technology. Here's how the company's Oculus acquisition fits in.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/26/2015
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Internet Explorer's Demise: 7 Things IT Pros Should Know
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
We still don't have all the answers in regards to exactly what Microsoft is planning for Internet Explorer and Project Spartan. But we know enough to get you started on building a game plan for how you'll continue to support legacy web apps moving forward.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 3/26/2015
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