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Microsoft's Answer To Death By Email: Meet Clutter
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Yes, Clutter. This new tool for Microsoft Office 365 users aims to learn which messages are most important to you, and restore order.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/11/2014
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SAP Helps Marketers Use Facebook Customer Data
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP analytic application lets marketers cross customer data with Facebook social data to improve digital campaign results.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/11/2014
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Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Open Source Vs. Proprietary: Time For A New Manifesto
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
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Philosophical debates over OpenStack vs. vCloud or OpenDaylight vs. Cisco ACI miss the point. For IT, ideological purity is neither possible nor desirable
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 11/20/2014
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Does Big Data Need A 'LinkedIn For Analytics'?
Jeff Bertolucci,
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A social media approach to analytics could help enterprises get more value from their big data systems, says Teradata exec.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/20/2014
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Finding CIO/CFO Common Ground
Christian Lanng, CEO, Tradeshift
Commentary
Success awaits CIOs and CFOs who reach a level of competence in each other's roles.
By Christian Lanng CEO, Tradeshift, 11/20/2014
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Firefox Drops Google For Yahoo Search
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Apple WatchKit: 6 Facts
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Apple's WatchKit, the initial software development framework for the Apple Watch, is focused on ways to present data from iPhones.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Facebook Groups App Bolsters Microsharing
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook released yet another standalone app, this time focusing on Groups -- a budding subset of 700,000 users.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/19/2014
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Salesforce.com Tweaks Social Studio
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce blends social listening, analysis with content publishing and customer engagement, plus touts Wave Analytics Cloud momentum at the Salesforce1 World Tour event.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/19/2014
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BitTorrent Sync Plans Pro Tier
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
BitTorrent Sync 1.4 enters general release, and the company unveils plans for Pro version of its software.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/19/2014
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Jolla Looks To Crowdsource Tablet
Eric Zeman,
News
Former Nokia employees turn to the Web for help funding their dream tablet.
By Eric Zeman , 11/19/2014
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The Web Isn't Dying, But Control Is
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
In a renewed debate about the health of the web and the dominance of native apps, let's not gloss over the issue of user control.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/19/2014
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IBM Verse: Can It Trump Google Inbox?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Cloud-based IBM Verse blends email, collaboration, and social intelligence to show what's relevant. Main rivals: Microsoft Clutter and Google Inbox.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/18/2014
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Cisco Debuts Mobile Collaboration App For Businesses
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Cisco's 'Project Squared' features voice and videoconferencing, messaging, and document sharing for project teams of up to eight people. Here's a look at the features.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/18/2014
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Facebook's Enterprise Ambition: 3 Big Hurdles
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Even with 1.3 billion users, Facebook's rumored move into enterprise software faces steep obstacles. Can Facebook transform its reputation from data hog to data guardian?
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/18/2014
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10 Techies We'd Invite To Thanksgiving
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Guess who's coming to dinner. Do robots need their own place settings?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/18/2014
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TRUSTe Not So Trustworthy
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Privacy certification company has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/17/2014
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Apple, Microsoft Fight For Financial Crown
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Apple and Microsoft are the world's two most valuable companies, though neither is currently close to Microsoft's peak value from the dot-com era.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/17/2014
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Internet Of Things 'Overhyped,' Say IT Execs
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
IT executives expect the IoT to impact their businesses, although they're not sure how, finds CompTIA survey.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/17/2014
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Why We Must Move To IPv6
John Curran, President & CEO, American Registry for Internet Numbers
Commentary
Facts are facts: The number of IPv4 addresses available in North America will reach zero soon.
By John Curran President & CEO, American Registry for Internet Numbers, 11/17/2014
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HP Taps Vertica For SQL On Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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HP brings fast, familiar SQL querying to Hadoop using Vertica database. Here's how it stands out from other big data analysis options.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/17/2014
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