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IBM Lays Internet Of Things Foundation
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
IBM is offering a set of APIs and cloud services through its BlueMix platform to simplify development for networked devices.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/21/2014
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SAP Cloud Plan On Track, Says McDermott
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
SAP profits are down -- temporarily the company insists -- but cloud revenues are up and are set for growth through the Concur acquisition.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/21/2014
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Samsung Knox Is Weak, Researcher Says
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Samsung's Knox security software for Android devices handles passwords in a way that undermines encryption, an anonymous researcher says.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/24/2014
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Facebook Rooms App Allows Any Identity
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
An email address is all that's required to create a user account. Hello, retro chatrooms?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/24/2014
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Google Inbox Won't Fix CYA
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
Commentary
Google Inbox: Because, if we use yet another tool, people won't BLANKET THE PLANET WITH CYA EMAIL.
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 10/24/2014
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SAP Unleashes Major Hana Upgrade
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
SAP Hana Service Pack 9 adds multi-tenancy, data tiering, and streaming analysis, while answering a longstanding cost complaint.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/24/2014
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Google Enhances Android Wear
Eric Zeman,
News
Google's first major update to its Android Wear platform helps devices rely less on smartphones.
By Eric Zeman , 10/24/2014
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Microsoft's Strong Quarter: 7 Highlights
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft's fiscal Q1 easily eclipsed Wall Street estimates, buoyed not only by cloud growth, but also unexpectedly strong Surface sales.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/24/2014
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Rackspace Bundles Collaboration, Productivity Apps
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Cloud Office gives users single sign-in to email, Microsoft Exchange, Lync instant messaging, and SharePoint.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/24/2014
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3 Enterprise Security Tenets To Take Personally
David Fowler, VP Marketing, INetU
Commentary
Individuals need to become conscious advocates for their own security -- after all, no one cares about your data like you do.
By David Fowler VP Marketing, INetU, 10/24/2014
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No Google Inbox Invitation? Try These Instead
Eric Zeman,
News
If you're tired of the same old mobile email experience, there are plenty of apps in the sea.
By Eric Zeman , 10/24/2014
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Google Inbox: 5 Things To Know
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Google aims to reinvent email with Inbox. Here's a peek inside the invitation-only app, plus tips for using it.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/23/2014
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IBM, Microsoft Cloud Partnership Examined
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
IBM and Microsoft will put key software assets on each other's cloud services. Can they double appeal to enterprise developers, compete better with Amazon?
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/23/2014
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Google Vs. Microsoft: Email Wars
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Google's Inbox pushes its next-gen email concept at consumers. Microsoft's Delve is doing the same thing with business customers. Will it cause IT headaches when the services butt heads?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/23/2014
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SAS Switches From Predictions To Goals
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
SAS Visual Analytics turns what-if analysis around, showing users what it will take to reach specific business goals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/23/2014
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Twitter Debuts Fabric SDK For Mobile Developers
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Offering ads, analytics, and authentication, Fabric aspires to be the backend platform for mobile apps.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/23/2014
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Apple Launches Maps Connect For Small Businesses
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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New mapping service aims to improve accuracy of Maps data.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/22/2014
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Jive Improves Its Cloud Apps Game
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Jive's Fall cloud releases include connectors for Google Docs and Outlook Online, plus collaboration tools for mobile devices and new features for community managers.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/22/2014
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Apple's Mac Surge: 4 Observations
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Apple's record-breaking Mac sales last quarter were a surprise -- but 2015 could be even bigger.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/22/2014
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Illumio Takes New Cloud, Data Center Security Approach
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Security startup Illumio has launched a granular scheme based on individual workloads, not firewalls or network monitoring.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/22/2014
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7 Ways To Be A Great Developer, Offsite
Stephane Kasriel, SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk
News
Working remotely requires special discipline and unique habits. Learn them to really contribute to the project.
By Stephane Kasriel SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk, 10/22/2014
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Google Buys Firebase, Fills Cloud Apps Hole
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Bolstering Google Cloud Platform, Firebase service helps developers create mobile and web apps that store and sync data in real-time.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/22/2014
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