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COBOL Leads Us Back To The Future
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
COBOL defined business software development for decades. Now, is it over the hill or just hitting its prime?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/21/2015
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Google, Microsoft, Mozilla Want A Faster Web
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Google wants to keep you from leaving the Web by delivering a faster experience.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/22/2015
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10 Great Websites For Learning Programming
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Whether you're preparing for a new career or experimenting with magic powers, it's worth knowing how to program.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/6/2015
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Fortran: 7 Reasons Why Itís Not Dead
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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In the 1950s, IBM programmer John Backus invented a programming language called Fortran. It's still in use today, and here's what you need to know about it.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/5/2015
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Windows 10: 10 Reasons You'll Love It
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Windows 10 looks like a good operating system, but the reasons we love an operating system are harder to predict.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/5/2015
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MasterCard Tests Facial Scans For Mobile Payments
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Giving face takes on a whole new meaning with the credit card company's plan to authorize mobile payments using facial recognition technology.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/4/2015
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Windows 10 Gets Close, Skype Feature Updates: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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This week Microsoft sold assets to AOL and Uber, released two Windows 10 builds, and pushed new Skype for Business features to preview.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/4/2015
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Yahoo Testing Arch Rival Google On Search
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Search and online ad rivals Yahoo and Google might be coming closer together, as Yahoo decides to test whether it should let the search engine giant onto its turf.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/3/2015
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The Threat Of Artificial Intelligence
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
Super-intelligent robots deserve some concern, but really we should be paying more attention to the people and processes involved in building our machines.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/3/2015
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Chicago Cloud Computing Tax Is Not Amusing
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
In a new ruling, Chicago is planning to tax cloud-computing services such as Netflix and Apple's new music service. CIOs should pay attention.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/3/2015
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iPhone 6s And 7 Other Smartphones To Watch In 2015
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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We've already seen a wave of new smartphones hit the market in 2015. What's coming up for the rest of this year?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/3/2015
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Windows 10 Launch: Later Than You Think
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft will release Windows 10 on July 29, but this doesn't mean you'll be downloading the new operating system that day.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/2/2015
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Analytics Provides Better Online Learning
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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MIT researchers are using analytics to identify a way to predict when students are likely drop online courses.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/2/2015
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How To Use Data To Outsmart Your Competitors
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
The pressure's on to use data to outsmart your competitors. Here are six ways companies can use data to imagine and even re-imagine what's possible.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/2/2015
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CIOs Need To Embrace Agile, Gartner Finds
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
A new Gartner report finds that CIOs need to embrace agile development, and the firm offers 10 principles to guide this change.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/2/2015
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CIOs: Adopt Social Media For Success, Now
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Social Media enhances learning, develops needed contacts, speeds problem-solving, and helps you create business transformation.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 7/2/2015
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Windows 10 Build 10159 Marks Microsoft Efficiency
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft has released Windows 10 Build 10159 to the Fast ring of Windows Insiders, marking the second PC build in two days.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/1/2015
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Skype For Business: New Features Ready To Preview
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Enterprise customers on Office 365 can preview new Skype for Business features, including broadcast and voice dial-in capabilities.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/1/2015
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iOS 8.4, Mac OS X Updates Plug Vulnerabilities
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple released its iOS 8.4 and Mac OS X 10.10.4 updates that add Apple Music and tackle a range of security problems.
By Eric Zeman , 7/1/2015
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IT Spending Reports Show A Tech Market In Transition
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Gartner is predicting that worldwide spending on information technology will decline 5.5%, while Forrester has revised its US tech market projections down slightly.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/30/2015
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Microsoft Cuts Display Ad Business, Sells Bing Maps To Uber
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft transfers its display ad business to AOL and sells Bing Maps tech to Uber as CEO Satya Nadella executes a new corporate mission.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/30/2015
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Google Says Yelp-Backed Study Is Flawed
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Conflicting claims fly as European antitrust officials await a response to objections from Google.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/30/2015
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