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Microsoft at 40: 5 Successes, 5 Failures
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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In honor of Microsoft's 40th birthday, InformationWeek reflects on the successes, failures, and lessons learned that built the company as it stands today.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/9/2015
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Microsoft Office 365 MDM: Hits And Misses
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Microsoft is offering free mobile device management (MDM) features for all commercial users of its Office 365 cloud-based services. Here we break down what it can and can't do for your organization.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/12/2015
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Windows 10 Universal Apps Update Coming To Phones
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft announces Office Universal apps preview for Windows 10 on Windows Phone and details of Office 2016.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/18/2015
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Skype For Business, Windows Security Flaws: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Security and collaboration were key themes this week as Microsoft announced news surrounding bug fixes, Office Delve, Skype, and partnerships.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/18/2015
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L.A. District Seeks Refund From Apple Amid Investigations
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The Los Angeles Unified School District's ambitious plan to provide an iPad for every student has been derailed by questions about the contract bidding process and dissatisfaction with the software.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/17/2015
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Surface 3 Vs. Surface Pro 3: Picking The Right Tablet
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The Surface 3, the newest hybrid from Microsoft, packs the hallmarks of Surface Pro 3 into a thinner and lighter device.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/17/2015
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Cyanogen Partners With Microsoft To Challenge Google
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Cyanogen's version of Android will include Microsoft apps and services.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/16/2015
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Microsoft, Yahoo: The Search Party Continues
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft and Yahoo renew their 2009 partnership to enhance the search experience across platforms and boost value for advertisers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/16/2015
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Engine Yard Pivots Toward Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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New Engine Yard CEO Beau Vrolyk is moving the company toward managing Linux containers for developers, with the acquisition of OpDemand.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/16/2015
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4 Backup Landmines Waiting For The Unwary
Ratmir Timashev, President and CEO, Veeam Software
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Veeam CEO Ratmir Timashev warns about the pitfalls hidden in the process of conducting regular data backups.
By Ratmir Timashev President and CEO, Veeam Software, 4/16/2015
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Why Companies Should Pay Attention To AngularJS
Michi Kono, CTO of Monsoon
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When Google and Microsoft collaborate on a project, it's worth noting.
By Michi Kono CTO of Monsoon, 4/16/2015
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Google Disputes EU Antitrust Charges
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Google insists that its conduct has been lawful and beneficial to the market.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/15/2015
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Apple, IBM Partner for Healthcare Analytics
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Health data collected on Apple devices will be stored in IBM's Health Cloud for analysis by medical professionals and researchers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/15/2015
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BlackBerry Leap Debuts In UK, Coming To US Soon
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Down but by no means out, beleaguered BlackBerry looks to recapture marketshare with the Leap smartphone, which is headed to the US soon.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/15/2015
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HP's Still In Public Cloud, But Where?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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HP's Bill Hilf has rebutted the interpretation of his New York Times statements about the company's public cloud plans, but where does that leave Helion versus Amazon?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/15/2015
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Apple's ResearchKit Targets Fitness, Healthcare Markets
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Apple's ResearchKit is an open-source framework designed for the healthcare and fitness markets as a way to collect data and analyze larger groups of patients.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/15/2015
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The Sharing Economy: Access Is The New Ownership
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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A report from PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts that revenue in five key sectors of the sharing economy could reach $335 billion by 2025.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/15/2015
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Docker Raises $95 Million In 4th VC Round
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Goldman Sachs was urged by its IT department to become a Docker investor.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/14/2015
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Microsoft Buys Datazen For Mobile BI
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The Datazen acquisition will enhance Microsoft's focus on mobile data analytics and accelerate its Power BI strategy.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2015
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Microsoft Office Delve: Updates, Mobile App
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Additions to Office Delve include new people-based search, authoring canvas, and mobile apps for iOS and Android smartphones.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2015
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Apple's WWDC Starts June 8 With iOS 9 On Deck
Eric Zeman,
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At the 2015 WWDC, Apple's is expected to show off new versions of iOS, specifically iOS 9, and Mac OS X. Additionally, developers will get more details about the Apple Watch.
By Eric Zeman , 4/14/2015
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Microsoft: Skype For Business Arrives
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft is delivering on its promise to make Skype for Business generally available to Office 365 customers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2015
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