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Dear Elon Musk: AI Demon Not Scariest
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Elon Musk sees AI as a threat to our existence. I see more immediate problems.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/29/2014
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Royal Caribbean Cruises CIO: IT Career Tips For Beginners
Laurianne McLaughlin, Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com
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Bill Martin, CIO of Royal Caribbean Cruises, shares his advice for young people pursuing IT careers.
By Laurianne McLaughlin Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com, 10/30/2014
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3 Essentials For Supporting High Performing Employees
Anant Gupta, President & CEO, HCL Technologies
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There's no perfect model for building the perfect team, but all empowered employees need the following characteristics.
By Anant Gupta President & CEO, HCL Technologies, 10/30/2014
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Innovation 'Doesn't Just Happen'
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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Fidelity Labs VP Hadley Stern on the steps companies can take to light the innovation fire.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 10/30/2014
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8 Scariest Comments Your Boss Can Make
David Wagner, Community Editor
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"You're fired" is scary, but obvious. These eight terrifying phrases could blindside you.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 10/30/2014
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Microsoft Office For Mac Rumors Heat Up
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Leaks suggest that after a four-year wait, a new version of Microsoft Office for Macs is on its way. Until then, OneNote updates will have to do.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/29/2014
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Ad Clicks To Protest Online Tracking Surveillance?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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AdNauseam, an extension for the Firefox version of AdBlock Plus, clicks on blocked ads to throw bad data in path of online tracking.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/29/2014
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Verizon Wireless Embroiled In Tracking Controversy
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Verizon Wireless is in hot water with security and privacy advocates regarding unique identifier headers that function as what one EFF expert calls "perma-cookies."
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/29/2014
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Microsoft Opens Azure Center In Australia
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Microsoft cloud growth continues, though Microsoft still falls short of Amazon Web Service's dominant revenue position.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/29/2014
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iOS 8 Adoption Surpasses 50%
Eric Zeman,
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Apple says more than half of iPhone and iPad users have adopted its newer operating system.
By Eric Zeman , 10/29/2014
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Google Developing Disease Detection Pill
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google X scientists hope to create a pill laden with nanoparticles to non-invasively identify diseases like cancer.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/29/2014
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Dear Elon Musk: AI Demon Not Scariest
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Elon Musk sees AI as a threat to our existence. I see more immediate problems.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/29/2014
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CIO Vs. CMO: Can't We All Just Get Along?
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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PwC chief technologist Chris Curran discusses how to turn infighting between IT and marketing into a productive partnership.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 10/29/2014
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Rise Of Things: IoT's Role In Business Processes
Setrag Khoshafian, Chief Evangelist & VP BPM Technology, Pegasystems
Commentary
Consider these three key ways businesses can improve and transform their operations with Internet of things technologies.
By Setrag Khoshafian Chief Evangelist & VP BPM Technology, Pegasystems, 10/28/2014
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Healthcare IT Outsourcing Returns: Proceed With Care
Steven Heck, President, MedSys Group
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Healthcare providers are starting to consider outsourcing options again. Here are some areas where it can work -- and some to keep in-house.
By Steven Heck President, MedSys Group, 10/28/2014
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EMC's Hybrid Cloud Moves: VMware Rival?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
EMC will do something in 2015 that subsidiary VMware can't: offer a self-service hybrid cloud that links easily to Microsoft Azure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/28/2014
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Microsoft TechEd: Cloud Updates, Windows 10 Details
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft announced a wide variety of Azure and Office 365 advances, new details about Windows 10.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/28/2014
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IT Investments: 5 Common Mistakes
David McLaughlin, President & CEO, Columbia Advisory Group
Commentary
There are benefits to a new IT project, but the risks are higher than most investments. Here are five missteps to avoid.
By David McLaughlin President & CEO, Columbia Advisory Group, 10/28/2014
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CIOs Should Help Build Innovation Funnels
Jonathan Marek, Senior Vice President, Applied Predictive Technologies
Commentary
Entrepreneurs know that one big idea can give rise to a killer product -- or sink a company. CIOs can take the lead in separating hot from not.
By Jonathan Marek Senior Vice President, Applied Predictive Technologies, 10/28/2014
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Amazon's Fire TV Stick Challenges Google Chromecast
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Amazon offers its latest streaming device for just $19 to Amazon Prime members for a two-day period.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/27/2014
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MetLife Geek-A-Thon Refurbishes Computers For Students
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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MetLife's IT staff spent two days updating 311 computers to provide disadvantaged school children with their own home computers.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 10/27/2014
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