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VMware Rides Container Wave With Open Source Projects
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
VMware's launching two projects: Lightwave focuses on container security, and Photon creates a lightweight Linux version for containers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/20/2015
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5 Salary Enhancing Moves For Tech Workers
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Some steps, like being honest about your preferences, might take some getting used to.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 4/16/2015
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Apple Watch: My In-Store Demo
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The first shipment of Apple Watches reached eager owners on April 24. We stopped at an Apple Store in New York City to test one out.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/25/2015
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Windows 10 App Updates, Earnings Report: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The good: positive quarterly earnings report, promise of Office 365 security updates, new Windows 10 Build. The bad: Windows, Office financials. Here's a look at Microsoft's week.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/25/2015
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Salesforce Adds HR To Its Online Suite
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Salesforce for HR internalizes customer relationship management so employers can improve relations with their employees.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/24/2015
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Apple Watch Teardown Proves It's Hard To Fix
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The miniscule battery in the Apple Watch is the only component nimble-fingered technicians might be able to replace, according to iFixit's latest report.
By Eric Zeman , 4/24/2015
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Microsoft Earnings: Cloud Dominates As Windows, Office Tumble
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft revenue hit $21.7 billion this past quarter as cloud services boomed, offsetting poor performance by its core Windows and Office products.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/24/2015
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IoT Seen As A Major Driver For SAP HANA
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
SAP's Bernd Leukert looks ahead for smartwatches, the Internet of Things, and HANA to tie it all together.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 4/24/2015
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Windows 10 Build 10061: App Revamps Galore
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft updated its Windows 10 technical preview with a new build: 10061. This offers new mail and calendar apps, tablet optimization, and a refreshed Start menu.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/24/2015
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Apple Watch Hits The High Street, Not Just Your Local Apple Store
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Apple is taking a different approach to sales and marketing with its hotly anticipated Apple Watch, eschewing in-store sales for more luxurious outlets.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/24/2015
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Amazon AWS Revenue Reveals Cloud Powerhouse
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
In its first quarter 2015 results, Amazon reported that its AWS cloud unit is growing fast and is either already profitable or soon could be.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/23/2015
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Your Audi As Amazon Package Drop
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Amazon, Audi, and DHL plan to test delivering packages to the trunk of your car.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/23/2015
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Google's Project Fi: Disrupting Wireless As We Know It
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Google's Project Fi will use a mix of cellular and WiFi to connect calls, messages, and data. Though inexpensive, Project Fi's focus isn't on the cash.
By Eric Zeman , 4/23/2015
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Will Amazon Cloud Revenue Show A Giant Is Born?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Amazon.com is slated to air financial details on its AWS unit for the first time, perhaps showing the cloud service is growing even faster than expected.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/23/2015
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BetterWorks CEO: Treat Feedback Like A Fitbit
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
We love feedback, but our enterprises do it all wrong. The CEO of BetterWorks wants employers to treat feedback more like a Fitbit.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/23/2015
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10 Apple Watch Apps For Business, Productivity
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Salesforce, Microsoft, and Evernote are three of many companies developing Apple Watch apps focused on productivity and collaboration.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/23/2015
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Box Looks Beyond Storage
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
At its second annual developer conference, Box rearranged its platform to entice enterprise developers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/23/2015
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Google FI Wireless Service: By Invitation Only, For Now
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Early access is available to those with a Nexus 6 smartphone who sign up to request an invitation, have a Gmail address, and live in a US zip code within the wireless coverage area.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/22/2015
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IT Hiring Outlook Is Upbeat, Study Finds
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
A first-quarter 2015 "reality check" survey by IT staffing firm TEKsystems finds that IT leaders are bullish on hiring this year.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/22/2015
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Apple Watch Apps Booming, But Display Toughness Questioned
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The Apple Watch will have no shortage of apps available out of the gate, but the most popular model is also the most susceptible to damage, according to tests.
By Eric Zeman , 4/22/2015
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ServiceNow Offers Service Platform, Opens Store
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
ServiceNow, the IT help desk automation company, is making its platform available to customers and third parties in order to launch their own SaaS apps.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/22/2015
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Bypassing The Password, Part 3: Freedom Compromised
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
Commentary
Want to protect your privacy from government snoops? Say no to biometrics. Say yes to strong password protection and encryption.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 4/22/2015
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