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Windows 10 Anniversary Update Slated For Aug. 2
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft plans to mark the first year of its latest OS with several new features in a Windows 10 Anniversary Update.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/29/2016
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How To Bridge The Cyber Insurance Gap
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
News
CISOs and insurance executives must unite and create more defined terminology and expectations for cyber insurance.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 6/29/2016
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Red Hat Enlarges OpenShift Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Red Hat has integrated container storage, single-machine development, and security into its software stack for developers using Docker containers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/29/2016
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Salesforce Offers Lightning Add-In For Microsoft Outlook
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Salesforce's Lightning add-in for Outlook's inbox lets users access, search, and sync Salesforce information without toggling between multiple applications.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/29/2016
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Brexit: Will Cloud Vendors Hear London Calling?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
The Brexit vote could impose changes on how cloud providers operate within the UK, but those changes might not be as bad as people fear. However, a lot depends on whether England follows the European Union's data privacy regulations.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/29/2016
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10 Programming Languages And Tools Data Scientists Use Now
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Looking to get started with data science but not sure how to get started? Take a look at our list of 10 programming languages and tools that are hot among data scientists and data analysts right now.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/29/2016
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MapR Spyglass Initiative Eases Big Data Management
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Hadoop distributor MapR has introduced new management tools into its Converged Data Platform that make it easier for enterprises to get control over these infrastructure components.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/28/2016
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Forced Windows 10 Upgrade Costs Microsoft $10,000
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft is paying out $10,000 after a woman sued when a forced upgrade caused her computer to crash.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/28/2016
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MongoDB SaaS Version, Native Spark Connector Unveiled
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
NoSQL database MongoDB is adding a new cloud-based elastic SaaS version to its delivery options. The company is also announcing a native connector to Apache Spark during its MongoDB World event.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/28/2016
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IoT Attracts 6.2 Million Developers Worldwide: Evans Data
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The number of developers worldwide who are turning their attention to the Internet of Things has increased 34% in the past 12 months, according to Evans Data.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/28/2016
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8 Smart Ways To Use Prescriptive Analytics
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Somewhere between blind faith and skepticism is the world of prescriptive analytics. Here, machine-generated action items and potential outcomes meet human decision-making. Finding the right balance between algorithms and common sense can be tricky, so consider these tips.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/28/2016
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Microsoft Will Kill Surface 3 In December
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft has confirmed plans to discontinue its Surface 3 tablet line in December and left many wondering what's coming next.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/27/2016
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Robots, AI Won't Destroy Jobs, Yet
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Cognitive systems will only eliminate a small portion of jobs in the near future, according to Forrester. But the impact will still be significant.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/27/2016
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Budgets, Business Needs Drive IT Workloads Off-Premises
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Uptime Institute's 2016 survey found the shift of enterprise workloads to off-premises sites may occur faster than anticipated as organizations grapple with a need for agility in an era of tightened IT budgets.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/27/2016
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Brexit And Tech: What Lies Ahead?
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
British voters have decided to leave the EU. What will that mean for enterprise IT?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/27/2016
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Mobile App Development: 8 Best Practices
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Creating great mobile enterprise apps isn't necessarily easy, but it can be easier if you follow these eight critical tips.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/26/2016
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Hadoop Public Cloud Service, Couchbase Updated: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
BlueData embraces the enterprise with a big data hybrid service for public cloud. Couchbase updates server with features that bridge SQL and NoSQL. Samsung bets big on IoT. Dell sells Statistica. It's our Big Data Roundup for the week ending June 26, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/26/2016
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The Brexit Effect: 8 Ways Tech Will Feel The Pain
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
News
Brexit -- the vote by the UK to exit the European Union -- will have far-reaching impact on the enterprise tech business, not only in Europe and the UK, but also in the US and Asia for companies doing business in the region.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 6/26/2016
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Red Hat Announces 3Scale Acquisition, $1 Billion Stock Buy-Back
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
This week, Red Hat announced new financial results that showed 18% revenue growth, the acquisition of 3Scale, and a $1 billion buy-back of its common stock.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/24/2016
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Zynga Adopts Aurora Database, More Amazon Services
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Zynga migrated back to the cloud a year ago. Now, however, the company is finding it hard to do without managed services, such as the Aurora database.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/24/2016
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