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How To Get Ops-Oriented IT To Innovate
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Innovation is change, and change is hard, but there are ways to ease the necessary evil of progress.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 8/3/2015
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10 Must-Have Mac OS X Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Apple may have some work to do to restore its reputation for software, but third-party developers have got the company's back.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/31/2015
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Why Your Office Is Freezing In The Summer
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Why do you need a sweater in the office in the summer? Because we're cooling it based on a formula that dates back to when the Beatles were still together.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/4/2015
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Your Smartphone Battery Could Be Tracking You
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Security researchers have found a way to track a user's smartphone Web usage through battery life.
By Eric Zeman , 8/4/2015
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Microsoft HoloLens Ready For Developers, Enterprises
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Microsoft has learned a lesson from Google Glass. The company's HoloLens is designed for developers who want to create enterprise, not consumer, applications.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/4/2015
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Microsoft's Incent Games Acquisition Blends CRM, Fantasy Sports
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The purchase of Incent Games and its sales gamification platform FantasySalesTeam will help Microsoft drive CRM adoption and team competition.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/4/2015
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A Lousy Database Can Doom Your Apps
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Accounting, transaction, and even navigation applications are based on the same basic type of structured database that has underpinned enterprise applications for the last three decades or more. So why aren't we paying more attention to these databases?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/4/2015
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IBM Locks Up Cloud Processes With Patents
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
IBM has received 1,200 patents on cloud computing over the last 18 months. Here's a sample of what Big Blue is patenting and why it's a concern.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/4/2015
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Beyond Windows 10: 6 Microsoft Releases To Watch
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
After the global rollout of Windows 10, we look at what's coming up for Microsoft's new operating system and overall product lineup.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/4/2015
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Hitchhiking Robot Dismembered
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The friendly hitchBOT met a grisly end in Philadelphia. That tells you all you need to know about human-AI interactions.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/3/2015
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Amazon Alexa Voice Service Open To More Developers
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
Amazon is looking to open its Alexa voice service to more developers and offering $100 million to get the service off the ground.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/3/2015
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Adopting Cloud Is No Longer An Advantage, HBR Finds
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The analytics unit of Harvard Business Review concludes that since everybody is doing it, less advantage is found in moving to cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/3/2015
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Nokia HERE Maps Sold To Carmakers For $3.2 Billion
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A consortium of luxury German automakers scoops up Nokia's HERE navigation platform after months of speculation as to what company would acquire it.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/3/2015
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How To Get Ops-Oriented IT To Innovate
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Innovation is change, and change is hard, but there are ways to ease the necessary evil of progress.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 8/3/2015
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Windows 10 Gives Microsoft A Fighting Chance In IoT
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
By 2020, there will be billions of IoT devices in the market. After learning a lesson with mobility, Microsoft is using Windows 10 to edge its way into billions of dollars of new revenue.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 8/3/2015
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10 IT Job Search Habits To Nail A New Gig
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Job searching is about more than finding the magic keywords. Research shows that developing the right habits goes a long way toward achieving a successful job search.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/3/2015
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Java: 7 Powerful Features For The Future
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Java, unleashed in 1991, has become one of the world's most-used programming languages. Here are seven key features that will keep it viable in a world of supercomputing, Big Data, and the Internet of Things.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/2/2015
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Mozilla Takes Aim At Microsoft's Windows 10
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
In an effort to call attention to its Firefox browser, Mozilla is picking a public fight with Microsoft on the week Windows 10 and the new Edge browser are rolled out.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/1/2015
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Windows 10 Hits 14M PCs, Office Update: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week brought us the public launch of Windows 10, global Microsoft celebrations, updated Office for Windows apps, and news on Windows 10 mobile.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/1/2015
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Facebook Drone Is Ready To Fly
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The social network aims to provide Internet access from the air to those without connectivity options.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/1/2015
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Open Container Initiative Nears Container-Spec Goal
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Multi-vendor collaborative adds new members as it works to finalize its draft container spec and run-time.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/31/2015
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Windows 10: 8 Enterprise Essentials
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Windows 10 has arrived. Here are 8 things to keep in mind as you consider an enterprise deployment.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/31/2015
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