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Building Apps Without Code: 7 Options For Your Enterprise
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Application building no longer means learning to code. Here are seven products and services that can help you develop apps without developing programming skills.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/23/2015
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Amazon IT Services: No Longer An Oxymoron
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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AWS is showing increasing sophistication when it comes to displacing other IT software and service suppliers, TBR analyst says.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/21/2015
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Thousands Of Potentially Malicious Android Apps Unearthed In Google Play
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Indiana University researchers develop a new scanning technique dubbed 'MassVet' for vetting mobile app stores at scale.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 8/27/2015
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Facebook M Digital Assistant Blends AI, Human Knowledge
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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Digital assistants are all the rage and Facebook's M is the latest in a market that includes Siri, Cortana, Google Now, and Amazon's Echo. However, Facebook is teaming up AI and humans.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/27/2015
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Podcasts, Presentations: Help Your Users Improve Quality
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Our hands-on demo of the iRig Mic Studio shows a tool that can help your users make better podcasts and video presentations. It's a toolset that will allow trainers, executives, sales, and marketing professionals to put a studio in their backpacks and create good recordings from almost anywhere they happen to be.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/27/2015
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3D Printers: IT's Next Great Data Challenge
Pam Baker, Author and freelance writer
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Many tech professionals think of 3D printing as little more than a toy, even though it's in full production swing in manufacturing operations. Gartner and other researchers predict major growth for 3D printing in the enterprise, raising a host of data protection issues for IT professionals. Here's what you need to know.
By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 8/27/2015
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Windows 10: 75 Million Downloads And Counting
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's newest operating system experiences intense growth, surpassing 75 million installs one month after launch.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/26/2015
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VMware Fusion 8 Supports Windows 10, El Capitan
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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VMware's Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro virtualization software versions support both Microsoft's Windows 10 and Apple's upcoming El Capitan version of Mac OS X.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/26/2015
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Google's YouTube Gaming Site Ready For Debut
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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The launch of a YouTube Gaming site in the US and UK will put it in direct competition with Twitch, owned by Amazon.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/26/2015
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Robots, Humans Will Work Side By Side, Forrester Says
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Automation will create jobs and destroy them, transforming work along the way. Unfortunately for humans, research firm Forrester anticipates more jobs being lost than being created in the next decade.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/26/2015
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11 Windows 10 Apps For Your Upgraded PC
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The new Windows Store is a highlight of Windows 10. What are the best apps it has to offer?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/26/2015
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Hortonworks Hears An Opportunity With Onyara
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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Hortonworks is looking to create a bigger presence for itself in the Hadoop marketplace with the acquisition of startup Onyara, which specializes in NiFi development for Apache.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/25/2015
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WileyFox Swift, Storm Smartphones Enter Market In Flux
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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WileyFox is offering highly-customizable smartphones -- Swift and Storm -- with high-quality materials as the worldwide smartphone market slows down.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/25/2015
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Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 Enters Preview
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's SharePoint Server 2016 is ready for preview, along with a new cloud hybrid search service for SharePoint Server 2013 and 2016.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/25/2015
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Microsoft's Cortana For Android Beta Released
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant is now available for Android smartphones through a beta release.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/25/2015
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How Do it Best Corp. Mixes IT, Business
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Do it Best Corp.'s IT department has shifted processes and changed its culture to keep up with the needs of a rapidly changing marketplace.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/25/2015
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MasterCard Hackathons Combine Community, Commerce
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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MasterCard sees coding contests as a way to engage with developers and to promote its payment technology, all with an eye toward corporate social responsibility.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/25/2015
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10 Handy iPhone Apps Worth Downloading
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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These financial, health, travel, and productivity apps will only cost you the time it takes to download them.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/25/2015
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What Drives A Developer To Use Security Tools -- Or Not
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded research by Microsoft Research, NC State, and UNC-Charlotte sheds light on what really makes a software developer scan his or her code for security bugs.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/24/2015
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LG G Pad II Sports 10.1-Inch Display, Snapdragon Chip
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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LG is targeting consumers looking for larger displays with the release of the 10.1-inch G Pad II, a tablet that comes bundled with Windows for Android.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/24/2015
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Microsoft Windows 95 Turns 20: A Look Back
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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On Aug. 24, 1995, Windows 95 was released amid global fanfare, marking a significant milestone in the history of Microsoft.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/24/2015
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Android Lock Patterns Laughably Easy To Guess
Eric Zeman,
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A researcher shows that people rely on weak Android lock patterns just as they do weak passwords.
By Eric Zeman , 8/24/2015
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