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Fortran: 7 Reasons Why Itís Not Dead
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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In the 1950s, IBM programmer John Backus invented a programming language called Fortran. It's still in use today, and here's what you need to know about it.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/5/2015
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IT Cloud Spending Drives Infrastructure Investments: IDC
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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Spending for cloud IT represented nearly a third of IT infrastructure spending in first quarter 2015, according to a report from IDC.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/6/2015
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Windows 10: RTM Due This Week, PC Build 10162 Done
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft released Build 10162 to the Fast ring of Insiders before the July 4th holiday weekend, and we're expecting an RTM build later this week.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/6/2015
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IT Cloud Spending Drives Infrastructure Investments: IDC
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
Spending for cloud IT represented nearly a third of IT infrastructure spending in first quarter 2015, according to a report from IDC.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/6/2015
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LG To Make Thinner Displays For Laptops
Eric Zeman,
News
LG Display is prepared to mass-produce dramatically thinner screens for PCs. It's also investing in a new plant for screens for wearables and phones.
By Eric Zeman , 7/6/2015
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10 Great Websites For Learning Programming
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Whether you're preparing for a new career or experimenting with magic powers, it's worth knowing how to program.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/6/2015
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Fortran: 7 Reasons Why Itís Not Dead
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
In the 1950s, IBM programmer John Backus invented a programming language called Fortran. It's still in use today, and here's what you need to know about it.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/5/2015
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MasterCard Tests Facial Scans For Mobile Payments
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Giving face takes on a whole new meaning with the credit card company's plan to authorize mobile payments using facial recognition technology.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/4/2015
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Windows 10 Gets Close, Skype Feature Updates: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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This week Microsoft sold assets to AOL and Uber, released two Windows 10 builds, and pushed new Skype for Business features to preview.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/4/2015
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Yahoo Testing Arch Rival Google On Search
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Search and online ad rivals Yahoo and Google might be coming closer together, as Yahoo decides to test whether it should let the search engine giant onto its turf.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/3/2015
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The Threat Of Artificial Intelligence
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
Super-intelligent robots deserve some concern, but really we should be paying more attention to the people and processes involved in building our machines.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/3/2015
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Chicago Cloud Computing Tax Is Not Amusing
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
In a new ruling, Chicago is planning to tax cloud-computing services such as Netflix and Apple's new music service. CIOs should pay attention.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/3/2015
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Windows 10 Launch: Later Than You Think
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft will release Windows 10 on July 29, but this doesn't mean you'll be downloading the new operating system that day.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/2/2015
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Analytics Provides Better Online Learning
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
MIT researchers are using analytics to identify a way to predict when students are likely drop online courses.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/2/2015
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Apple Watch Sales Projections Fail To Impress
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The Apple Watch made a big splash in the media, but some financial and tech analysts aren't convinced consumers and enterprises are buying the hype.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/2/2015
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CIOs Need To Embrace Agile, Gartner Finds
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
A new Gartner report finds that CIOs need to embrace agile development, and the firm offers 10 principles to guide this change.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/2/2015
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CIOs: Adopt Social Media For Success, Now
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Social Media enhances learning, develops needed contacts, speeds problem-solving, and helps you create business transformation.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 7/2/2015
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Windows 10 Build 10159 Marks Microsoft Efficiency
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft has released Windows 10 Build 10159 to the Fast ring of Windows Insiders, marking the second PC build in two days.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/1/2015
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Skype For Business: New Features Ready To Preview
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Enterprise customers on Office 365 can preview new Skype for Business features, including broadcast and voice dial-in capabilities.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/1/2015
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iOS 8.4, Mac OS X Updates Plug Vulnerabilities
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple released its iOS 8.4 and Mac OS X 10.10.4 updates that add Apple Music and tackle a range of security problems.
By Eric Zeman , 7/1/2015
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How Public Cloud Providers Rain On Users
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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A Forrester study finds corporate customers are largely dissatisfied with their primary public cloud providers.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/1/2015
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Chris Anderson: Making Drones And Weaponizing Legos
InformationWeek Staff,
CommentaryVideo
At the 2015 InformationWeek conference, Chris Anderson spoke of building his drone company and how he weaponized Legos with his son.
By InformationWeek Staff , 7/1/2015
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