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Windows 8.1: 8 Things I Hate About You
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Latest version of Windows 8.1 beats its predecessors, but oh those grating quirks.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/18/2014
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Rimini Infringed Oracle's Database Copyrights, Says Court
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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US District Court dismisses Rimini Street's counterclaims of defamation and unfair trade practices, agrees that it engaged in "massive theft" of Oracle's intellectual property as trial moves closer.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/16/2014
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Windows Phone: More High-End Devices Coming Soon
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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As Windows Phone loses market share, Microsoft exec says HTC One (M8) and other new flagship devices could bolster demand.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/23/2014
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Instagram Adds Analytics For Businesses
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Instagram will launch a new suite of advertising tools to give businesses more insight into how their campaigns perform.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/22/2014
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US Military To Launch Open Source Academy
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center in Mississippi will offer open source training and Linux certification for military personnel and civilians in groundbreaking new program.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 8/22/2014
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Facebook Adds Analytics To App Links
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
With help from Facebook, Mixpanel, and Parse, developers who implement App Links can now track how their links are used.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/22/2014
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5 Steps To Effective API Management
Cathal McGloin, CEO, FeedHenry
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Many of today's enterprises build 100 or more mobile apps every year. If you don't have a plan to manage the APIs that support them, innovation will come to a screeching halt.
By Cathal McGloin CEO, FeedHenry, 8/22/2014
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Microsoft, Opera Partner On Phone Browser
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Opera Software's Opera Mini browser will replace Nokia's Xpress on Nokia feature phones, but Microsoft's long-term plan for old Nokia products is unclear.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/21/2014
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Google Drive For Work: Unlimited Storage Tempts Businesses
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Cloud-based storage is attracting business customers, despite security concerns amplified by Edward Snowden's revelations.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/21/2014
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Microsoft Azure Adds NoSQL, Search & HBase Services
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft brings DocumentDB, Search, and HDInsight HBase services to Azure, boldly entering the NoSQL arena and rounding out its cloud-based data platform.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/21/2014
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Will IT Miss The Digital Wave?
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
That doesn't matter. The important question is -- will you?
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 8/21/2014
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Wanted: Cloud Brokers
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
News
Do you know the ins and outs of cloud software stacks and security? Got the finesse to break through cultural resistance? Then you may have found your next career.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 8/21/2014
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Candy Crush King Taps Exasol For In-Memory Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Candy Crush publisher King is using Exasol's massively scalable database to strike the right balance between challenging play and a fun gaming experience.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/21/2014
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10 Big Data Online Courses
Kevin Casey,
News
IT pros looking to add big data skills to their career toolkit can benefit from online learning opportunities, often without breaking the bank.
By Kevin Casey , 8/21/2014
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Pivotal Adds Mobile To Cloud Foundry Platform
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Pivotal adds mobile services to Cloud Foundry platform to attract mobile developers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/20/2014
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Microsoft Releases OneNote For Android Tablets
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft again updates OneNote, moves towards goal of popularizing the app across all platforms.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/20/2014
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Google's Public Decade: 10 Search Innovations
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google's Amit Singhal looks back at 10 years of search improvements.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/20/2014
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Steve Ballmer Resigns From Microsoft Board
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Former Microsoft CEO -- and newly minted LA Clippers owner -- Steve Ballmer steps down from the board but will remain Microsoft's largest individual shareholder.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/19/2014
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EnterpriseDB Says JSON Toolkit Nixes NoSQL Drawbacks
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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NoSQL databases start out easy, but you'll later struggle with data logic, says EnterpriseDB. JSON toolkit promises best of NoSQL and RDBMS.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/19/2014
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5 Ways To Beat The Digital Disruption Curse
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
Companies like Atari and Pan Am featured in the movie Blade Runner were considered cursed, but today's companies face a very real curse -- their own digital inertia.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 8/19/2014
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HP's $199 Windows Laptop: Chromebook Killer?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Leaked specs show what a budget-friendly Windows device might offer. Is it enough to stem surging Chromebook sales?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/19/2014
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Stop Using Chrome, Mozilla Engineer Says
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Is Firefox really the best defense against Google's control of the Internet? Or should Mozilla just clean up its own mistakes rather than throwing stones at competitors?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/19/2014
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