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Java Ruling A Potential Win For Open Source
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Oracle's long and contentious court battle with Google over Java copyright issues ends in defeat. But the open source community can breathe a sigh of relief -- for now.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 5/28/2016
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Google Beats Oracle In Long-Running Java Copyright Case
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Reversing a reversal of its initial victory, Google once again has prevailed against Oracle's claim that Android infringes its Java copyrights.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/27/2016
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Google Apps Vs. Office 365: Which Suite Reigns Supreme?
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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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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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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Google Revamps Mobile Ads As Smartphone Searches Surge
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Calling 2016 "the year mobile has happened," Google's SVP of ads and commerce Sridhar Ramaswamy announced improvements to advertising functionality for tablets and smartphones. More text, better bidding, responsive formats, and expanded location-based capabilities are all coming Google's mobile ad business.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 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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Robots: Not The Job Stealers We Feared
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Automation and digitalization are unlikely to wipe out as many jobs as once feared, but significant changes will arise, finds a new report.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/23/2016
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SAP Cloud Partnership, Feature Phone Sale: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week brought news of a Windows 10 Mobile Insider preview build, a Bing Concierge Bot, plans to bring SAP HANA to Azure, and the sale of Microsoft's feature phone business.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/21/2016
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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
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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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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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12 Ways AI Will Disrupt Your C-Suite
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
McKinsey & Company estimates that as much as 45% of the tasks currently performed by people can be automated using existing technologies. If you haven't made an effort to understand how artificial intelligence will affect your company, now is the time to start.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/18/2016
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Microsoft, SAP Are Bringing HANA To Azure
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft and SAP will expand their partnership by delivering Office 365 integration and SAP HANA on Azure.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/17/2016
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Google's Spaces Launch: Simplify Small-Group Sharing
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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In its latest attempt to become more relevant as a social networking provider, Google launches Spaces, an app for sharing among small groups.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/17/2016
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Google I/O 2016: What To Expect
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Updates on Project Tango, Android N, and Android Auto are among the announcements we expect at Google's annual developer conference this week. Here's what we know so far.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/16/2016
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AWS IoT Button Lets Devs Customize In The Cloud
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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A programmable version of Amazon's Dash Button, the IoT Button, allows developers to trigger custom actions through Amazon Web Services.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/16/2016
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Google Sets 'Parsey McParseface' Free
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Developers can now use Google's SyntaxNet natural language parsing system to create apps that understand written text.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/13/2016
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Salesforce Outage: Can Customers Trust The Cloud?
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Salesforce experienced an outage and service disruption to the NA14 instance, sending customers to Twitter to complain and organizations to evaluate the best way to work with cloud software providers.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/12/2016
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Facebook Open/R: From Bridging Gaps To Network App Dev
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
In the process of developing Terragraph, a network aimed to bring wireless Internet access to dense urban environments, Facebook has made strides in network application development. Here's why its Open/R platform -- slated to be offered to the open source community -- could eventually influence enterprise network development as we know it.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/12/2016
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Microsoft Is Shuttering Sunrise Calendar App
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft plans to sunset Sunrise, the calendar app it acquired in 2015, later this summer. The Sunrise team will now work on the company's mobile Outlook app.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/12/2016
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