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Microsoft's Mobile Fail: What Happens Now?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Despite dwindling sales, thousands of job cuts, and billions of dollars in restructuring charges, Microsoft remains committed to the mobile market. The questions is, what happens now?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/31/2016
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How To Attract Top Cloud Dev Talent
Angel Diaz, VP of Cloud Technology & Architecture, IBM
Commentary
Dr. Angel Diaz of IBM co-chaired and co-authored the first XML standard in 1998. Here, he shares what he's learned about open source in the past two decades, and tells us why it's crucial for any company looking to attract and retain top dev talent in today's competitive marketplace.
By Angel Diaz VP of Cloud Technology & Architecture, IBM, 5/31/2016
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Panama Papers Fallout: What If Your Lawyer Gets Hacked?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
As the latest wave of high-profile breaches shows, all the sensitive information law firms handle makes them attractive cyberattack targets. Here's what can happen and what you should do about it.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/31/2016
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7 PaaS Startups To Watch
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
As virtualization advancements such as container technologies emerge, PaaS is hitting its stride. While you may have heard of a couple of the PaaS providers on our list, we're betting there are a few more here that aren't on your radar yet. Here's why these seven firms are worth your attention.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/31/2016
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LinkedIn's Kafka Monitor, Apple's Siri Are Set Free: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
LinkedIn contributes Kafka Monitor to open source. Apple prepares to open Siri to third-party developers. We have all this, plus news about Confluent and Tinkerpop, in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending May 29, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/29/2016
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Nokia Remnants Killed, Undersea Cable Project: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft severed all remaining ties to Nokia, awarded funding to startups to improve global connectivity, and partnered with Facebook to build a cross-Atlantic cable.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/28/2016
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Intel Acquires IoT, Autonomous Vehicle Specialist Itseez
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Intel, which recently announced that it would focus more on the Internet of Things and cloud computing, is acquiring Itseez, which specializes in IoT and self-driving vehicle technology.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/27/2016
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HPE Spins Off Services As Tech Giants Slim Down
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Hewlett Packard Enterprise's plan to spin off its IT Outsourcing and services group and merge that group with CSC will make the remaining HPE a leaner, more focused company. It's a strategy other tech giants have pursued as well. But what about the downsides?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/27/2016
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Microsoft, Facebook Team Up To Build Cross-Atlantic Cable
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft and Facebook are joining forces to construct the "MAREA" undersea cable, which will deliver high-speed connectivity across the Atlantic.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/27/2016
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Google's Paris Office Raided In Tax Investigation
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
French investigators are seeking information about whether Google has been evading its tax obligations.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/26/2016
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Google Apps Vs. Office 365: Which Suite Reigns Supreme?
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The two leading cloud productivity suites -- Google Apps and Microsoft's Office 365 -- each have a lot to offer. But which one is right for your organization? Here's a look at how they stack up.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/26/2016
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Microsoft Seals Nokia's Fate, Cuts 1,850 Jobs
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft is slashing up to 1,850 jobs, mostly in Nokia's home country of Finland, and taking on a $950 million restructuring charge as it streamlines its phone business.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/25/2016
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VW Invests $300 Million In Gett, Toyota Partners With Uber
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Interest in ride-sharing specialists continues to grow as auto industry giants Toyota and Volkswagen announce strategic partnerships to grow the industry. Uber and Gett, a smaller ride-sharing company, are the beneficiaries of these new investments.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/25/2016
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How TD Bank Is Transforming Its Data Infrastructure
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
TD Bank has embarked on an effort to transform traditional banking data infrastructure into a more modern system built on a new application framework and APIs. This system leverages TD Bank's data to deliver insights on-demand.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/25/2016
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HPE Spinning Off Enterprise Services, Posts Positive Q2 Earnings
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will spin off its Enterprise Services business and merge it with CSC, creating a $26 billion IT services giant. The company made the announcement in conjunction with its second-quarter earnings report, which saw quarterly revenues rise year-over-year for the first time in five years.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/25/2016
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Symbolic IO Rewrites Rules For Storage
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The company's IRIS system promises dramatic speed improvements over existing technologies. These storage improvements should benefit anyone running large database queries, particularly transactions that require speed.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/24/2016
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Rancher Labs Attracts VC Funding With Container Management System
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Rancher Labs is gaining traction since launching version 1.0 of its container management system and pulling in $20 million in venture capital funding.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/24/2016
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Big Data, Analytics Sales Will Reach $187 Billion By 2019
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Market research firm IDC forecasts a 50% increase in revenues from the sale of big data and business analytics software, hardware, and services between 2015 and 2019. Services will account for the biggest chunk of revenue, with banking and manufacturing-led industries poised to spend the most.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/24/2016
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Microsoft Unveils Plan To Combat 'Terrorist Content'
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Microsoft has unveiled a two-pronged approach to fighting back against terrorists' efforts to use the Internet and social media to communicate with one another and recruit new members.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 5/23/2016
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6 Barriers To IoT Data Flow
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Enterprises are integrating IoT devices into their ecosystems to get data that was not available previously. As with most new data sources, there may be concerns about whether the data is accessible, usable, valuable, and secure. Here are a few things to consider as your enterprise moves toward IoT.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/23/2016
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