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IBM Promises Bridge From Data Center To Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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IBM said at its Interconnect conference its new services will allow easier shifting between the enterprise data center and public cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/24/2015
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Microsoft Office Expands Cloud Integration
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft allows third-party storage providers to integrate services into Office apps and announces a Cloud Storage Partner Program.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/17/2015
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Microsoft Shares 'Productivity Future Vision' Video
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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In its latest forward-looking video, Microsoft shows how the future of productivity is bendable, wearable, and holographic.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/27/2015
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MySQL Cluster: An In-Memory, NoSQL Pioneer?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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MySQL Cluster was NoSQL and in-memory before those became fashionable, according to Oracle. Now those traits stand out in MySQL Cluster 7.4.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/27/2015
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Google AI Teaches Itself Atari Video Games
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Using a single learning algorithm, Google's AI agent has developed its video game skills to the point where it can beat most human players in dozens of different games.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/26/2015
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Microsoft Garage Brings Productivity Apps
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Experimental apps from Microsoft's Garage incubator are designed to enhance productivity.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/26/2015
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LG Watch Urbane LTE Smartwatch Forgoes Android Wear
Eric Zeman,
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The LG Watch Urbane LTE smartwatch is the latest wearable from the company. This version adds features for making calls and sending messages, but LG ditched Android Wear to make it work.
By Eric Zeman , 2/26/2015
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Salesforce Service Cloud, Analytics Cloud Power Fast Growth
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce claims its Service Cloud is ousting SAP and Oracle while the Wave Analytics Cloud is driving seven- and eight-figure deals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/26/2015
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Android For Work Brings Google To The Office
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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The company aims to make Android better suited to the demands of businesses.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/25/2015
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Internet Of Things: 3 Actions To Prep
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
We need to start thinking differently about software development.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 2/25/2015
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Pebble Sets Kickstarter Record As Apple Watch Approaches
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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A crowdfunded startup aims to hold its own amid an increasingly competitive smartwatch market.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/25/2015
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Gartner BI Magic Quadrant 2015 Spots Market Turmoil
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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As companies embrace Tableau and Qlik, will the reporting platforms like BusinessObjects, Cognos, and MicroStrategy be left behind? Gartner sees conflicting needs and deployment practices.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/25/2015
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7 Linux Facts That Will Surprise You
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Here are seven things we bet you didn't know about Linux and why it remains a software project of historic proportions.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/24/2015
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Mobile Apps Remain Vulnerable For Months
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Developers are failing to respond quickly to reports of security flaws, Trojans are infecting corporate devices at an alarming rate, and even mundane data about your device's power consumption could threaten your privacy.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/24/2015
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IBM Promises Bridge From Data Center To Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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IBM said at its Interconnect conference its new services will allow easier shifting between the enterprise data center and public cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/24/2015
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Google, Softcard Mobile Payment Partnership Targets Apple Pay
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Google announces a collaboration with Softcard, heats up mobile payment battle with Apple and Samsung.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/23/2015
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Gartner Advanced Analytics Quadrant 2015: Gainers, Losers
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms 2015 has Microsoft, Alpine, and Alteryx moving up, Oracle MIA.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/23/2015
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Google Inbox Goes To Work
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google Apps for Work customers will soon be able to try Inbox by Gmail.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/23/2015
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Lenovo Superfish Adware Excuses Are Lame
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Lenovo is downplaying the installation of Superfish adware on its notebook PCs. Here's why we think business and consumer users deserve better.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/19/2015
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Microsoft Azure, SAS, MapR: Big Data Roundup
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
News from Microsoft, SAS, and MapR point to changes in how enterprises are buying, deploying, and learning to use big-data analytics.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 2/18/2015
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Sony Smart Glasses: Not So Smart?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google Glass flopped as a consumer product. Sony's take on smart glasses doesn't look much different.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/18/2015
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Pivotal Open-Source Play Points To Industry Shift
David Wagner, Community Editor
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Open source is driving big data, and two major announcements from Pivotal show that isn't going to stop.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 2/17/2015
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