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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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Avoid Software Licensing That's Set Up For Failure
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Does your software vendor use the honor-system or trust-but-verify approach to licensing? Learn the difference and save a bundle.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/1/2014
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Google, Apple & The Battle For Your Ears
Mike Feibus,
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The titans of technology have spent lavishly for your eyeballs. Now they want your ears. Here's why.
By Mike Feibus , 8/1/2014
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Secrets To Unified Communications & Collaboration Success
Marty Parker, Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting
Commentary
These seven usage profiles will help you trace the communications activities of workers and uncover bottlenecks and inefficiencies.
By Marty Parker Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting, 8/1/2014
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SaaS: Still Not Simple-As-A-Service
Lawrence Garvin, Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds
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Cost, data ownership, security, and other factors can complicate the SaaS decision.
By Lawrence Garvin Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 8/1/2014
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Microsoft Enhances Office For iPad
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Office for iPad includes better pivot table support and expanded presentation tools, but can it maintain momentum against free competitors?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/1/2014
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USB Hardware Easily Subverted, Researchers Claim
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Security researchers say they can reprogram USB controller chips to hijack USB devices and connected computers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/31/2014
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Microsoft's Device Strategy: 3 Unanswered Questions
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's scaled-down device strategy creates new questions about unreleased and rumored devices.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/31/2014
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Facebook App Brings Free Internet To Zambia
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook's Internet.org app will give users in Zambia free access to weather and health information, jobs, Google Search, and more.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/31/2014
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Getting Back To Coding
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
Reducing tool complexity requires mercilessly applying YAGNI (you aren't gonna need it). Resist "featuritis" and choose the tools that deliver only what you need.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 7/31/2014
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Tesla Cars: 8 Hot Technologies
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
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Tesla Motors' electric vehicles pack plenty of technology breakthroughs. Explore the most innovative features found in these computers on wheels.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 7/31/2014
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Self-Driving Cars: 10 More Realistic Names
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
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.,
News
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
News
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
News
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
News
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
News
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
News
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
News
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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