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Internet Explorer's Demise: 7 Things IT Pros Should Know
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
We still don't have all the answers in regards to exactly what Microsoft is planning for Internet Explorer and Project Spartan. But we know enough to get you started on building a game plan for how you'll continue to support legacy web apps moving forward.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 3/26/2015
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Apple Buys FoundationDB To Improve Apps, Software
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
By acquiring FoundationDB, a database startup, Apple could incorporate the technology in order to improve the performance of key apps and software services.
By Eric Zeman , 3/25/2015
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Microsoft's Project Spartan Gets 'Edge' Over Internet Explorer
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Internet Explorer 11 will not host Microsoft's new "Edge" browser engine, but Project Spartan will.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/25/2015
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Joyent: Run Docker On SmartOS For Greater Security
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Cloud service provider Joyent bids for Docker workloads by claiming a more secure container environment, with an option for use in on-premises data centers as well.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/24/2015
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Microsoft Apps Coming To Android Smartphones, Tablets
Nathan Eddy, Graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism
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Microsoft is planning to pre-install apps on a number of different Android smartphones and tablets, including ones from Samsung and Dell.
By Nathan Eddy Graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, 3/24/2015
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Steve Jobs Bio Gets Praise From Tim Cook, Apple Execs
Nathan Eddy, Graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism
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The latest bio about the life and times of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs is drawing praise from Tim Cook and others at Apple, even though the company did not cooperate with the authors.
By Nathan Eddy Graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, 3/23/2015
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NTP Needs Money: Is A Foundation The Answer?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
NTP steward Harlan Stenn founded the Network Time Foundation four years ago as an umbrella group to unite and support time-synching open-source projects. But it hasn't gotten far with support.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/23/2015
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Tesla Model S Autopilot Coming Soon, Elon Musk Claims
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The Tesla Model S should be able to drive itself, some of the time, this summer, according to CEO Elon Musk.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/21/2015
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Microsoft Surface Hub Is Big On Collaboration
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Microsoft's Surface Hub aims to do for collaboration what the Surface does for personal productivity.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 3/20/2015
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Docker At 2: From Shaky Start To Open-Source Star
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Co-founder Solomon Hykes reflects on the startup's roots in Paris, its failed first effort to get containers moving, and how Docker then became a fast-growing data center hit.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/20/2015
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Windows 10 Vs. Windows 8: 10 Differences
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Microsoft recently released a preview of Windows 10. The new OS looks to unify the user experience across different platforms, but how does it compare to Windows 8?
By InformationWeek Staff , 3/20/2015
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Internet Explorer: Microsoft's Troubled Browser Retires
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft this week announced the demise of Internet Explorer. Let's reflect on how it evolved over the years.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/19/2015
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Shadow IT: 8 Ways To Cope
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
If you're sick and tired of Shadow IT in your organization, you're not alone. Here are some coping mechanisms to help you get a handle on things.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 3/18/2015
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UC: A Work Still In Progress
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Unified communication as a tool for enterprise collaboration is making progress but remains very much a work in progress.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 3/18/2015
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NTP, Harlan Stenn & An Uncertain Future: Readers React
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
InformationWeek's story about the work of Harlan Stenn on NTP sparked dozens of reader reactions on the website, as well as Tweets, Slashdot comments, and Facebook postings.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/18/2015
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Windows 10: Coming in Summer 2015
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft will launch Windows 10 this summer in 111 languages across 190 countries.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/18/2015
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Microsoft: Internet Explorer Is, Mostly, Dead
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft is killing the Internet Explorer brand in favor of Project Spartan in Windows 10.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/17/2015
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Twilio: Connecting Enterprise Telecom To The Cloud
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
A new service aims to simplify the connection of enterprise communications services to the cloud. Will software transform your telecommunications services?
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/16/2015
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iOS 8.3 Beta: A Shift In Apple's Testing Strategy?
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
For the first time, Apple is allowing people other than developers to try a pre-release version of iOS. Is the iOS 8.3 beta a shift for the company?
By Eric Zeman , 3/13/2015
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Google Chromebook Pixel Turns To USB Type-C
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The second generation of Google's Chromebook Pixel laptop series keeps the aluminum design, improves battery life, and adopts USB Type-C for fast charging.
By Eric Zeman , 3/12/2015
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