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IBM & California Partner On Private Cloud
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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CalCloud, the State of California's private cloud managed by IBM, aims to streamline services for 400 state and local government agencies.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 7/24/2014
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Nadella's Windows 9 And Device Plans, Explained
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says his company is "streamlining" Windows into a converged OS, and "right-sizing" its device efforts. But what does this really mean?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/24/2014
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Self-Driving Cars: 10 More Realistic Names
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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The UK wants to ready its roads for self-driving cars. But "self-driving car" overstates what these machines can do -- and omits possible dangers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/31/2014
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Social Media & The USFWS: InformationWeek Radio
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
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Listen in on our chat with US Fish and Wildlife Service director Dan Ashe as he describes how his agency has harnessed Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites to keep national wildlife refuge visitors informed.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 7/31/2014
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Guide To Server Virtualization
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
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New to server virtualization or need a refresher course? This overview explains the technology that has changed the lives of IT admins and CFOs.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 7/31/2014
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Windows Phone 8.1 Update: 7 Key Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft uses its Windows Phone 8.1 update to add Start screen folders and new security features while pushing Cortana to new parts of the world.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/30/2014
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Smarter Cars: 9 Tech Trends
David Wagner, Community Editor
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Can your car wake you up if you get sleepy behind the wheel? Or recommend a good Mexican restaurant? These nine technologies will soon change the way we think about cars.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 7/30/2014
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Google Hangouts Dresses Up For Business
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google is making Hangouts part of Google Apps for Business to enhance the appeal of its cloud communications platform.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/30/2014
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Passport Database Outage: 'We Regret The Inconvenience'
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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US State Department database used to process passports and visas still hasn't recovered from a crash last week -- leaving tens of thousands of people stranded overseas.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/30/2014
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Security Holes Found In Some DLP Products
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
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Researchers to reveal key security flaws in commercial and open-source data loss prevention software at Black Hat USA next week.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 7/30/2014
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LinkedIn Redesigns Mobile Profiles
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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LinkedIn's new profile gives you more context about your connections and simplifies on-the-go editing.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/30/2014
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Oracle Says Database Upgrade Doesn't Enable In-Memory Option
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle insists latest database release doesn't enable a costly in-memory option, countering claims by an ex-Oracle-employee and database blogger.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/30/2014
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Apple Refreshes MacBook Pros, Cuts Prices
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Apple upgrades MacBook Pros with faster processors and, for some models, lower prices and more RAM.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/29/2014
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Microsoft Enhances OneNote for Mac, iOS
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft continues its recent cross-platform emphasis with improved OneNote apps for Macs, iPhones, and iPads.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/29/2014
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Rise Of The Robots: Up From The Factory Floor
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Join San Diego State University professor Robert Judge and InformationWeek editor-at-large Thomas Claburn for a live discussion of the increasing interest in robots and automation.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/29/2014
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Facebook Forces Messenger For Mobile Chat
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook will drop the chat feature from its main app and require users to download Messenger. You will have one week to make the switch.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/29/2014
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Fitbit Debuts Windows Phone App
Eric Zeman,
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Popular fitness device is one of the first wearables to offer a dedicated app for Windows Phone.
By Eric Zeman , 7/29/2014
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Hilton Turns Smartphones Into Room Keys
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Hilton hotel chain plans to let smartphones unlock guest rooms starting next year.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/29/2014
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DHS-Funded 'SWAMP' Helps Scour Code For Bugs
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
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Cloud-based platform offering free secure coding tools for developers in government, enterprises, academia, gaining commercial attention as well.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 7/28/2014
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Amazon Launches 3D Printed Products Store
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Amazon, the world's largest online commerce store, offers mass customization.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/28/2014
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Windows Phone 8.1 Update Details Leak
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Windows Phone 8.1 is still rolling out, but a new update is already on the way, with support for Start screen folders and even bigger phablets.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/28/2014
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Pivotal, Hortonworks Collaborate On Hadoop Management
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Pivotal pledges collaboration on Apache Ambari, Hortonwork's favored tools for managing and monitoring Hadoop.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/28/2014
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