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Microsoft Enables Fast Migration Into Azure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's Migration Accelerator makes it easier for VMware and Amazon Web Services customers to move workloads into Azure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/8/2014
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Salesforce.com Launches $100 Million Mobile Development Fund
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce.com establishes dedicated fund for startups building mobile apps on Salesforce1 platform.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/8/2014
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Windows Threshold Coming Soon: 9 Predictions
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft will likely announce a preview of Windows Threshold on September 30. Here's what to expect.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/16/2014
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Docker Gets $40 Million: Full Steam Ahead
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Docker will use its third round of funding to double staff, including engineers and a direct sales force pointed at enterprise buyers. The company's enterprise data center momentum keeps growing.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/16/2014
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MapR Ships Drill For SQL Analysis Of Big Data
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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MapR says Apache Drill SQL-on-Hadoop option supports flexible data exploration, more extensive SQL support than Cloudera Impala.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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Apple Lets Users Reject U2
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Apple iTunes users who don't want U2's free album, "Songs of Innocence," can now be rid of it.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/16/2014
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Microsoft CRM Releases Give Sales, Marketing Veto Power
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft says coming Dynamics CRM and Marketing apps will let salespeople influence marketing and vice versa. Catching up with Salesforce.com?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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LinkedIn Tips: 5 Ways To Manage Endorsements
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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LinkedIn Endorsements and Recommendations have changed very little, until now. Here's a look at the updates, plus new ways to optimize them.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/16/2014
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Text-To-Speech Apps Aid Students With Dyslexia
Dennis Mitzner, Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com
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Voxdox, a text-to-speech app, aims to help children and adults with learning disabilities such as dyslexia or alexia.
By Dennis Mitzner Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com, 9/16/2014
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Microsoft's Minecraft Buy: 6 Interesting Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft acquisition of game developer Mojang is turning heads. Here's some context.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/15/2014
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Facebook Announces WebScaleSQL Upgrade For MySQL
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Partners Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter tweak WebScaleSQL branch of MySQL to fix bugs, improve speed, and run "at scale."
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/2014
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Google Android One: India Play
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Initiative to make Android matter in emerging markets brings its first low-cost phones to India.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/15/2014
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How To Hire Developers Fast And Build Things
Stephane Kasriel, SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk
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To have the best team of developers you must have a distributed team of developers.
By Stephane Kasriel SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk, 9/15/2014
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Apple Sells 4M iPhones In 24 Hours
Eric Zeman,
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Apple said preorders for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus shattered previous records.
By Eric Zeman , 9/15/2014
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Windows Threshold Videos Leak
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Videos offer a peek at Microsoft's Windows Threshold in action, including Start menu features that could appease keyboard-and-mouse fans who hate Windows 8.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/13/2014
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3 Facebook News Feed Changes, Explained
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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This week Facebook launched a privacy tool, more ad options, and two updates to video. Here's a closer look at what's new.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/13/2014
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Google Tempts Startups With $100,000 Cloud Credit
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google offers startups $100,000 in Google Cloud Platform credit for one year in effort to gain edge over Amazon Web Services.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/12/2014
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Veracode Secures $40M In Funding As IPO Looms
Brian Prince, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
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Security firm plans to increase investments in sales, marketing, and research and development.
By Brian Prince Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 9/12/2014
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iPhone Demand Takes Down Apple Web Store
Eric Zeman,
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Early buyers in the US met frustration as Apple's website strained under the heavy load and iPhone 6 Plus sold out.
By Eric Zeman , 9/12/2014
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Chromebooks Now Can Run Android Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Only four Android apps now run on Chrome OS, but Google insists there will be more.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/12/2014
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Tableau Unveils Enterprise Tools
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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BI vendor Tableau shows off live connection to enterprise cloud apps and promises 4X speedup of database engine to cater to large numbers of users.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/12/2014
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Beware Of BYOD Benefit Pixie Dust
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
Stop measuring BYOD benefits with empty elixirs like employee productivity and happiness.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 9/12/2014
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