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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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Apple May Open Up Siri, Make Echo-Like Speaker
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple is reportedly preparing its response to the Amazon Echo by opening up Siri to developers and forging a home-based speaker of its own.
By Eric Zeman , 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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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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Microsoft Expands Global Connectivity With Local Startups
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft is partnering with 12 business around the world to broaden access to Internet and cloud-based services.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 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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Motorola RAZR Resurrection Looks To Make 2004 Cool Again
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Motorola suggests that its future lies in its past with a new teaser video that features the 2004-era smash hit RAZR flip phone.
By Eric Zeman , 5/23/2016
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iPhone 7 Rumors: Improved Camera, Quadraphonic Speakers
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The iPhone 7 rumor mill continues to churn out photos and information indicating a redesigned rear case and improved camera specs. Other photos point to a quadraphonic speaker system.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/23/2016
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Apple Store Turns 15, Gets Retail Revamp
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week marked the 15th anniversary of the first Apple Store opening. We take a look at the history of Apple's retail strategy and where it's headed.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/21/2016
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Google I/O 2016: 5 Hot Takeaways
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
At this week's Google I/O annual developer conference the company revealed dramatic products that will push the boundaries of technology further into what was previously the realm of science fiction.
By Eric Zeman , 5/21/2016
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SAP's Apple Partnership Is All About HANA
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
SAP's partnership with Apple doesn't mention HANA by name, but the in-memory database is in every part of the relationship.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/20/2016
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iPhone Sales Slide As Chinese Smartphone Makers See Growth
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Chinese manufacturers like Oppo, Xiaomi, and Huawei continue their strong performance, while Apple sees a double-digit slide in iPhone sales, according to the latest statistics from Gartner.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/20/2016
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Google's Virtual Reality Vision Comes Into Focus
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Google makes several announcements, including its mobile virtual reality platform Daydream, that reveal its long-term strategy to bring VR to the masses.
By Eric Zeman , 5/20/2016
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Google Opens Chromebooks To Android Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The move that will eventually make the more than a million Android apps available to Chrome OS users has been long expected.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/20/2016
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Microsoft Developing Bing Concierge Bot
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft is reportedly working on a Bing assistant, which sounds similar to the Google assistant bot announced at Google I/O this week.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/19/2016
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Salesforce Earnings: CEO Marc Benioff Heaps Love On AWS
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
In unscripted remarks during Salesforce's first-quarter earnings call with analysts, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff said that Amazon's Jeff Bezos and he and are planning an expanded partnership.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/19/2016
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Android N Focuses On Performance, Productivity, Security
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Google revealed more details about Android N at its annual Google I/O developer conference and released a beta build of the refreshed mobile operating system.
By Eric Zeman , 5/19/2016
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Apple iOS App Dev Accelerator To Open In India
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
The iOS design and development accelerator will be based in India's startup center and build Apple's global ecosystem of third-party developers at a time when its sales in countries like China are plummeting.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 5/19/2016
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