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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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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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Carbonite Is Latest Victim Of Password Reuse Attack
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Back-up services provider asks users to reset passwords, claims hackers used details from earlier breached websites.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/23/2016
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9 Tools To Help You Build A Better Bot
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
AI-fueled automation is all the rage in customer service, but a bot gone wrong can do your business more harm than good. We spotlight the better bot platforms presently available to help keep your automation ambitions in line with what your customers really want.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/23/2016
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Microsoft Rolls Out New Data Classification And Security Service
Rutrell Yasin, Business Technology Writer, Tech Writers Bureau
News
Azure Information Protection the first-fruit of Microsoft's acquisition of Secure Islands.
By Rutrell Yasin Business Technology Writer, Tech Writers Bureau, 6/22/2016
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Salesforce Unifies Mobile App Dev, Updates Marketing Automation
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Salesforce has introduced Cloud App Mobile, an app dev platform that unifies all its efforts to help non-coders develop business applications. The company has also released its Pardot Engagement Studio for marketing automation to general availability.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/22/2016
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Samsung Commits $1.2 Billion To IoT Research In US
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Open standards, shared approaches to privacy and security, and more open wireless spectrum are needed to help the internet of things to reach its full potential of making people's lives better, according to the company.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/22/2016
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Software Industry's $1 Trillion Impact On US Economy
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
BSA|The Software Alliance has issued its first report looking beyond GDP and direct employment statistics to estimate the direct and indirect ways the software industry influences the US economy.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/22/2016
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10 SaaS Startups Every Enterprise Should Know
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Often thought of as a small-business tool, Software-as-a-Service offers plenty of potential for large enterprise customers, as evidenced by the 10 startups we're exploring here. Our list includes SaaS applications for big organizational challenges, such as supply-chain, payroll, sales, recruiting, and company-wide collaboration.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 6/22/2016
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Adobe Creative Cloud Update Offers More Features, Performance Enhancements
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
In a major update announced June 20, Adobe is offering deeper integration and additional capabilities in its Creative Cloud suite, which now lets users work faster and helps foster more productive workdays.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/21/2016
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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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GoToMyPC Resets Customer Passwords In Wake Of Attack
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Citrix says service hit by cyberattack using credential data leaked from earlier breaches of other sites.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/21/2016
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Plume Delivers WiFi Via Cloud
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Instead of a single router, Plume says it can provide better WiFi connectivity with a handful of small, cloud-coordinated radios.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/18/2016
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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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Sapho Gives Enterprise Applications A Millennial-Friendly Makeover
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Logging into and performing tasks on what can be dozens of different enterprise applications can eat up a lot of an enterprise employee's workday. A company called Sapho is looking to solve that with a "micro app" on-premises platform that delivers a unified interface of tasks to users via desktop or smartphone.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/16/2016
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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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GE Uses Machine Learning To Restore Italian Power Plant
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
At its Minds + Machines conference in Paris, GE revealed how a new suite of applications helped it restart A2A Group's Chivasso power plant in Northern Italy. GE's Digital Power Plant for Steam is one of the first application suites to sit atop GE's Predix machine data analytics platform and yield practical industrial results.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/16/2016
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Apple File System Features Deeper Encryption, SSD Support
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Next year, all of Apple's devices will use the new Apple File System, which promises flash/SSD optimization and improved encryption. It will replace the aging HFS+ file system.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/15/2016
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The Rise Of The Bots: 11 Ways Your Business Can Prepare
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Business is ripe for a bot explosion. The foundational technologies are available, industry behemoths are fanning the fire, users are demanding better experiences, and companies are looking for new ways to optimize their financial performance. Are you ready?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/15/2016
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Apple's Swift Playgrounds App Lays Foundation For Enterprise Future
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The Swift programming language is becoming more popular and, in time, may find a home on corporate servers. The Swift Playgrounds iPad app will play a major role in that.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/14/2016
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