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Windows 10 App Updates, Earnings Report: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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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
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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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Microsoft Earnings: Cloud Dominates As Windows, Office Tumble
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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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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Windows 10 Build 10061: App Revamps Galore
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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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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10 Apple Watch Apps For Business, Productivity
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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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
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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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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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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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Microsoft Office 365 Security Updates Revealed
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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New features for Office 365, announced during the RSA Conference 2015 in San Francisco this week, aim to enhance data privacy.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/22/2015
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Google's Mobile Search Shift Demands Website Upgrade
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
"Mobilegeddon" is here. It's not the end of the world, but it may mean the end of your stale website.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/22/2015
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Microsoft Office On Android: How To Install
InformationWeek Staff,
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Microsoft is looking to expand its Office suite beyond its traditional base. Here's a look at how to install and use Office on Android smartphones and tablet.
By InformationWeek Staff , 4/22/2015
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Bypassing The Password, Part 2: Trusted Identities
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
Commentary
The federal government's collaborative efforts with the private sector to "mov[e] beyond the password" are difficult to trust when there are potentially ulterior motives at play.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 4/21/2015
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Plan X: DARPA's Revolutionary Cyber Security Platform
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
News
DARPA's Plan X aims to make active cyber defense more accessible to the masses through agility, training, and intuitive interfaces.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 4/21/2015
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Bypassing The Password, Part 1: Windows 10 Scaremongering
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
Commentary
Microsoft's hype of its upcoming biometrics system in Windows 10, spouting the virtues of biometrics over traditional password-based security, seems misguided at best -- misleading at worst.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 4/20/2015
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Windows 10 Universal Apps Update Coming To Phones
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft announces Office Universal apps preview for Windows 10 on Windows Phone and details of Office 2016.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/18/2015
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Skype For Business, Windows Security Flaws: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Security and collaboration were key themes this week as Microsoft announced news surrounding bug fixes, Office Delve, Skype, and partnerships.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/18/2015
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Surface 3 Vs. Surface Pro 3: Picking The Right Tablet
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The Surface 3, the newest hybrid from Microsoft, packs the hallmarks of Surface Pro 3 into a thinner and lighter device.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/17/2015
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Microsoft, Yahoo: The Search Party Continues
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft and Yahoo renew their 2009 partnership to enhance the search experience across platforms and boost value for advertisers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/16/2015
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Engine Yard Pivots Toward Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
New Engine Yard CEO Beau Vrolyk is moving the company toward managing Linux containers for developers, with the acquisition of OpDemand.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/16/2015
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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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