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Edge Browser Power Results, Azure Data Protection: Microsoft Roundup
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
News
This week Microsoft touted the benefits of its Edge browser and added a mobile wallet feature to its Windows 10 Mobile platform. The company promised to protect data throughout its life cycle, from the point of creation, through the cloud, and onto your mobile device, with new features baked into its Azure offering.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 6/25/2016
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Apple Dumps Thunderbolt Display, No Replacement Named
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Anyone who wants to get their hands on an Apple Thunderbolt Display has until stock runs out. The company has decided to discontinue the monitor. Does this mean a 4K or a 5K display is on the way?
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/24/2016
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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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Google Fiber Expands Gigabit Rollout With Webpass Buy
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Google Fiber is acquiring Webpass, a San Francisco-based, high-speed web startup. It's a new effort by Google to speed up the rollout of its gigabit fiber service across the US.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/23/2016
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Microsoft Flow For iOS Aims To Help Apps Play Nice
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
It's remarkable how poorly software-based products and services communicate. With the introduction of Flow for iOS on Wednesday, Microsoft is taking another step toward enabling applications to play nice.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/23/2016
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MacOS Sierra Preview: Siri, iCloud, Photos App Updates
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Apple debuted macOS Sierra at WWDC 2016, along with the developer preview. Here's a look at the features you can expect to see in the company's latest desktop OS.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/23/2016
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Microsoft Talks Up Its Containers At DockerCon
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
At the DockerCon show this week in Seattle, Microsoft took the stage to tout its ability to run containers on its Azure cloud and the company's overall support for the technology.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/22/2016
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LinkedIn Ranks Best Companies At Attracting, Retaining Talent
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Which companies are the best at attracting and retaining talent? In the US, the Top 10 are all technology companies, according to a new list of "Top Attractors" from LinkedIn, based on the careers social network site's internal research.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/21/2016
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Supercomputing's TOP500 Led By China, Linux
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
The latest TOP500 list of worldwide supercomputers shows several significant changes in what countries are leading the pack, and what technologies are most in use.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/21/2016
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Dell Software Businesses Sold To Private Equity Firms
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Dell Software, which includes Quest, SonicWall, and Statistica, is being snapped up by private equity firms for a reported price of more than $2 billion. The selloff comes as Dell positions itself for an expected October closing for its acquisition of tech giant EMC.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/21/2016
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Microsoft Touts Edge Browser's Power-Saving Capabilities
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft conducted a series of tests to prove its Edge browser is more power-efficient than competitors Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Opera.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/20/2016
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Nvidia Releases Tesla P100 Accelerator, Software Tools
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Nvidia has released a series of software and hardware tools aimed at the high-performance computer market, and for systems dedicated to AI and machine learning. In addition to the Tesla P100 GPU accelerator, Nvidia released a series of new software tools for its deep learning platform.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/20/2016
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Docker Embeds Container Orchestration In Engine 1.12
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
At its DockerCon event, Docker is detailing the ways the company built its Swarm orchestration capabilities into its container-formatting Docker Engine.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/20/2016
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Containers Commanding More IT Dollars, Survey Finds
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
ClusterHQ conducted its second annual survey on container adoption. The results show that IT professionals are putting more containers in production, with more dollars budgeted for the technology.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/20/2016
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Asus Chromebook Flip First To Land Android Apps
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
With the Chromium 53 update, Google Play Store and Android apps are coming to the Asus Chromebook Flip. The move marks the start of a new era for Google's laptops.
By Eric Zeman , 6/17/2016
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Oracle Cloud Shift Continues As Q4, Full-Year Revenues Dip
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Oracle revenues declined slightly year-over-year in the fourth fiscal quarter, but they still beat analyst estimates. Meanwhile, Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison told financial analysts the company is ready to meet customer demand in the Infrastructure-as-a-Service market with its second-generation data center technology.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/17/2016
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Chef Builds Habitat To House Enterprise Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Habitat is an open source system designed to automate the building, deployment, and management of enterprise software.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/16/2016
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Net Neutrality Decision: What Matters, What Doesn't
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
The FCC has won its latest court battle over net neutrality rules this week, but that might not matter as much as you think. A bigger battle is looming that includes presidential politics and the US Supreme Court.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/15/2016
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Apple Kills Flash On Safari 10, Will Focus On HTML 5
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Following in the footsteps of Google and Mozilla, Apple has announced that it is ending default support for Adobe Flash on its upcoming Safari 10 web browser. Instead, Apple will focus on HTML5.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/15/2016
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