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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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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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Bypassing The Password, Part 3: Freedom Compromised
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
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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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Bypassing The Password, Part 2: Trusted Identities
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
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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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Windows 10: Landing In July?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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In a conference call, AMD's CEO let it slip that Microsoft will release Windows 10 at the end of July 2015.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/20/2015
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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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Microsoft Buys Datazen For Mobile BI
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The Datazen acquisition will enhance Microsoft's focus on mobile data analytics and accelerate its Power BI strategy.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2015
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Microsoft Office Delve: Updates, Mobile App
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Additions to Office Delve include new people-based search, authoring canvas, and mobile apps for iOS and Android smartphones.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2015
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Windows 10 Redstone, Dropbox Partnership: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft news from this week included a new build of Windows 10 for phones and details on a major Windows 10 update in 2016.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/11/2015
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Windows 10: Mobile Build 10051 Released
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The newest version of Microsoft Windows 10 for phones brings a version of Project Spartan and new mail, messaging, and calendar apps.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/10/2015
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Microsoft at 40: 5 Successes, 5 Failures
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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In honor of Microsoft's 40th birthday, InformationWeek reflects on the successes, failures, and lessons learned that built the company as it stands today.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/9/2015
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Workday Brings 'Insights' To Talent Management
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Workday offers Talent Insights app to reduce employee churn, the first of a coming wave of big data applications.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/9/2015
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Tableau 9.0 Keeps Focus On End-User Productivity
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Tableau Software's latest upgrade adds tools for data prep, quick calculations, and making predictions without need of a PhD.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/7/2015
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Microsoft's Revolution Analytics Deal Is Finalized
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Microsoft outlines plans to add R-language-based advanced analytics capabilities and integrations after finalizing its purchase of Revolution Analytics.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/6/2015
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Surface 3, Project Spartan Demo: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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A new Windows 10 desktop build that offered a glimpse at Project Spartan, and Surface 3 release were among the headlines coming from Redmond this week.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/4/2015
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Microsoft Office Lens Comes to iOS, Android
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's smartphone-compatible pocket scanner, Office Lens, is available in full and preview versions on iOS and Android.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/3/2015
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Infor CEO Charles Phillips Touts Cloud ERP Gains
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Phillips says Infor can sell SaaS ERP to C-level and line-of-business execs without worrying about also selling databases and middleware to IT as Oracle and SAP do.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/2/2015
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Salesforce Acquires Mobile Authentication Specialist Toopher
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Salesforce is looking to add to its identity and access management offering by acquiring start-up Toopher. Financial details were not disclosed.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/2/2015
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Microsoft 'Project Spartan': Hands-On Demo
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's Project Spartan, the browser designed to replace Internet Explorer, is available for testing on Windows 10.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/31/2015
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