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IBM Verse: Can It Trump Google Inbox?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Cloud-based IBM Verse blends email, collaboration, and social intelligence to show what's relevant. Main rivals: Microsoft Clutter and Google Inbox.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/18/2014
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10 Techies We'd Invite To Thanksgiving
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Guess who's coming to dinner. Do robots need their own place settings?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/18/2014
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Google Contributor: Pay To Block Ads
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Google launched a new service that blocks ads on some websites in exchange for a nominal monthly subscription.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/21/2014
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Grumpy IT Guy Tries Out Gonzo Tech Journalism
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
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I want to quit IT, swig booze, do drugs while speeding across America to Las Vegas, and ruminate about the failure of '60s counterculture.
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 11/21/2014
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Marketers Should Look Beyond Facebook, Twitter
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Build social engagement around your own website, Forrester recommends.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/21/2014
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Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Charles Galda, CIO, GE Capital's Technology Centers & Services
Commentary
The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
By Charles Galda CIO, GE Capital's Technology Centers & Services, 11/21/2014
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Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Open Source Vs. Proprietary: Time For A New Manifesto
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
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Philosophical debates over OpenStack vs. vCloud or OpenDaylight vs. Cisco ACI miss the point. For IT, ideological purity is neither possible nor desirable
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 11/20/2014
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Does Big Data Need A 'LinkedIn For Analytics'?
Jeff Bertolucci,
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A social media approach to analytics could help enterprises get more value from their big data systems, says Teradata exec.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/20/2014
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Finding CIO/CFO Common Ground
Christian Lanng, CEO, Tradeshift
Commentary
Success awaits CIOs and CFOs who reach a level of competence in each other's roles.
By Christian Lanng CEO, Tradeshift, 11/20/2014
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Firefox Drops Google For Yahoo Search
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Apple WatchKit: 6 Facts
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Apple's WatchKit, the initial software development framework for the Apple Watch, is focused on ways to present data from iPhones.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Facebook Groups App Bolsters Microsharing
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook released yet another standalone app, this time focusing on Groups -- a budding subset of 700,000 users.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/19/2014
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Salesforce.com Tweaks Social Studio
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce blends social listening, analysis with content publishing and customer engagement, plus touts Wave Analytics Cloud momentum at the Salesforce1 World Tour event.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/19/2014
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BitTorrent Sync Plans Pro Tier
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
BitTorrent Sync 1.4 enters general release, and the company unveils plans for Pro version of its software.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/19/2014
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Jolla Looks To Crowdsource Tablet
Eric Zeman,
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Former Nokia employees turn to the Web for help funding their dream tablet.
By Eric Zeman , 11/19/2014
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The Web Isn't Dying, But Control Is
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
In a renewed debate about the health of the web and the dominance of native apps, let's not gloss over the issue of user control.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/19/2014
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IBM Verse: Can It Trump Google Inbox?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Cloud-based IBM Verse blends email, collaboration, and social intelligence to show what's relevant. Main rivals: Microsoft Clutter and Google Inbox.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/18/2014
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Cisco Debuts Mobile Collaboration App For Businesses
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Cisco's 'Project Squared' features voice and videoconferencing, messaging, and document sharing for project teams of up to eight people. Here's a look at the features.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/18/2014
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Facebook's Enterprise Ambition: 3 Big Hurdles
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Even with 1.3 billion users, Facebook's rumored move into enterprise software faces steep obstacles. Can Facebook transform its reputation from data hog to data guardian?
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/18/2014
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10 Techies We'd Invite To Thanksgiving
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Guess who's coming to dinner. Do robots need their own place settings?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/18/2014
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TRUSTe Not So Trustworthy
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Privacy certification company has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/17/2014
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