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Oracle CEO Hurd Stays Ellison's Course
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Oracle flexes its muscle with a wave of SaaS releases and high-profile customer interviews. But is it leading or following in the cloud?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/30/2014
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Microsoft, Google & Apple: Education Smackdown
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft tries to woo students with free Office 365 accounts as Apple and Google continue to make gains in the classroom.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/26/2014
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Oracle: SQL Best For Big Data Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Oracle admits there's a place for Hadoop and NoSQL, but it's sticking with its relational-database-centric view of big data opportunity.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/2/2014
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Windows 10: 11 Big Changes
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft is being more open and transparent with customers with Windows 10. Take a look at some of the most appealing features in the upcoming OS.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/2/2014
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Google Glass And Consumers: Nothing To See Here
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Google Glass may soon transform the workplace, but the mainstream disconnect runs deep.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 10/2/2014
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Businesses Gain From Internet Fast Lanes
Mani Zarrehparvar, President, Visage Mobile
Commentary
Don't socialize the Internet; embrace pay-to-play.
By Mani Zarrehparvar President, Visage Mobile, 10/2/2014
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Interop NY 2014: Top Tweets
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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What's causing a buzz with IT pros at Interop New York? Take a peek.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/2/2014
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ARM Extends Into IoT Software
Rick Merritt, SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times
News
ARM announces plans for IoT device and cloud software under its mbed platform, which is already making waves with embedded software vendors.
By Rick Merritt SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times, 10/1/2014
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State Street Finds Internal Social Network Sparks Innovation
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at Large
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David Saul, chief scientist of financial services firm State Street, tells InformationWeek Leadership Summit attendees that companies must tap their employees for innovation, or they are wasting resources.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large, 10/1/2014
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IT Jobs: How To Master Applicant Tracking Systems
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Applicant tracking systems don't decide who gets interviews, but they do play an important role. Here are five ways to make your IT resumé stand out.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/1/2014
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Microsoft Sway Aims To Simplify Presentation Creation
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft says Sway, its new Office app, will help you build beautiful, interactive presentations even if you don't have any design skills.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/1/2014
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Are Docker Containers Essential To PaaS?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Platform-as-a-service is changing along with the rise of next-generation applications, but is Docker crucial? Interop panelists debate.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/1/2014
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Oracle CTO Ellison Does Demos
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle cloud platform-as-a-service lets you modernize apps while lowering costs, says Larry Ellison in a show-and-tell session at Oracle OpenWorld.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/1/2014
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Matchstick Tries To Outshine Chromecast
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Startup Match.tv aims to challenge reigning streaming media device makers with its open-hardware Matchstick plug-in.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/1/2014
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Fidelity Labs: Financial Services Tech Incubator
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
News
Artificial intelligence, robotics, and wearables are among the many tech innovations percolating in Fidelity Labs, the Boston-based tech incubator for Fidelity Investments.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 10/1/2014
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Microsoft Announces Windows 10
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft execs emphasize the desktop UI, say Windows 10's final version will be shaped by customer feedback.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/30/2014
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Oracle Unveils Hadoop Data Exploration Tool
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle Big Data Discovery is a visual, business user-friendly alternative to Hadoop tools like Tableau Software, says Oracle.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/30/2014
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Oracle Lets Customers Shift License Money To Cloud
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle expands 'Customer 2 Cloud' plan that redirects on-premises software maintenance fees to SaaS application subscriptions.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/30/2014
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15 Surprising Facts About Indian Outsourcers
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Thinking of outsourcing with Infosys, Wipro, or Tata? Here are some points worth knowing about the IT services heavyweights.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/30/2014
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Stop Doing This On LinkedIn Now
Kevin Casey,
News
Watch out for these missteps that might undermine your presence on the professional networking site.
By Kevin Casey , 9/30/2014
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Ello: Why Users Will Say Goodbye
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Hundreds of thousands of users have flocked to new social network Ello, which promises it won't sell advertising or your data. Here's why they won't stay.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/29/2014
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Microsoft Windows Threshold Site Appears Early
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Everybody expects Microsoft to preview a new version of Windows this week, and a company website that was accidentally made public over the weekend supports that idea.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/29/2014
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