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IBM Unveils Power8 Chip As Open Hardware
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Google and other OpenPower Foundation partners express interest in IBM's Power8 chip designs and server motherboard specs.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/23/2014
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Supreme Court Debates Aereo's Fate
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Justices seemed to be looking for a way ban Aereo without causing collateral damage to cloud computing.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/23/2014
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IT Control Is An Illusion
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
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With all due respect to GM's Randy Mott, doing most IT work in-house and outside the cloud isn't a winning strategy.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 4/23/2014
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Windows 8 Start Menu Coming This Fall?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft may restore the Start menu to Windows 8 and launch a cloud-based version of the OS by this fall.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/22/2014
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Red Hat Containers OS-Centric: No Accident
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Red Hat's critics say containers are the wrong idea, and too focused on the operating system. I say maybe Red Hat knows a thing or two about pleasing developers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/22/2014
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ADP Touts New Talent War Weapon
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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ADP adds compensation management to its cloud-based Workforce Now app for midsized firms. Are pay-for-performance cultures crucial as Baby Boomers retire?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/22/2014
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Mainframe Eulogy: Why We Put Gertrude Down
Howard Anderson, Professor, MIT
Commentary
Intrepid CIO Stu Laura mourns the death of Big Iron as he embraces the cloud religion.
By Howard Anderson Professor, MIT, 4/22/2014
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Microsoft Deal With Nokia Closes Friday
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The acquisition gives Microsoft the power to create its own mobile hardware.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/21/2014
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Watson Not Only Smart Machine In Town
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Up-and-coming vendors in the genre include AlchemyAPI, Digital Reasoning, Highspot, Lumiata, and Narrative Science, Gartner says.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/21/2014
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'BYOS' Should Replace BYOD
Mike Jennett,
Commentary
Phone-centric thinking must give way as mobile security, management, and development demands meet wearables, smart autos, and other digital "stuff."
By Mike Jennett , 4/21/2014
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8 Gadgets For The High-Tech Home
Shane O'Neill,
News
Meet George Jetson: From wireless door locks to scales that measure more than weight, these connected devices take your domicile digital.
By Shane O'Neill , 4/21/2014
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Microsoft Office: 4 Changes, Explained
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft maneuvers to keep Office on top, touting data analysis power, tweaking office 365, and more. What do the moves mean to you?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/19/2014
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Wearables, Drones Scare Americans
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google has some public relations to do. People remain wary of tech breakthroughs including care-giving robots and drones, Pew research finds.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/19/2014
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Google Trends Adds Email Notifications
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Keeping tabs on what people are searching for just got a bit more convenient. But Google Trends is still not a serious research tool.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/18/2014
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OpenStack's French Connection: eNovance
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Little-known firm in France emerges as one of the top customizers of OpenStack clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/18/2014
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Nuance Adds Radiology Image Sharing To Healthcare Cloud
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Medical image-sharing service aims to tap Nuance's customer base for voice-powered medical documentation technology.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/18/2014
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Twitter Reveals Mobile App Install Ads
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
With a new ad format, Twitter follows in Facebook's footsteps. App developers will love it, but will users?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/17/2014
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License Plate Recognition Technology Branches Out
Richard W. Walker,
News
Law enforcement officials see new security and surveillance uses for license plate recognition technology.
By Richard W. Walker , 4/17/2014
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Red Hat Linux Containers: Not Just Recycled Ideas
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Red Hat and its partner, Docker, bring DevOps characteristics to Linux containers, making them lighter-weight vehicles than virtual machines for cloud workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/17/2014
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Chrome Remote Desktop For Android: First Look
Eric Zeman,
News
Google's new app lets Android smartphone and tablet users access Windows and Mac PCs remotely.
By Eric Zeman , 4/17/2014
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