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BIOS Hack Detection Added To Dell Enterprise Security Suite
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
With millions of machines potentially vulnerable to attacks on their BIOS firmware, Dell has introduced a verification tool designed for enterprise IT to monitor users' machines and intervene if an attack is detected. The cloud-based tool takes a different approach than other BIOS offerings on the market.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek,
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Gartner BI Magic Quadrant: Inflection Point Has Arrived
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Reflecting the fundamental transformation in the market, Gartner has changed how it evaluates vendors in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics. Only three vendors survived the cut and stayed in the Leaders Quadrant. Here's a look at the changes.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,
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BlackBerry Layoffs Leave Dark Cloud Over Handset Business
Eric Zeman,
BlackBerry cut about 200 employees this month, which prompted many to question its commitment to smartphones, BlackBerry 10 in particular.
By Eric Zeman ,
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Bimodal IT: Best Of Both Worlds For Large Enterprises
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Managing two separate modes of IT delivery, one focused on stability and the other on agility, can be critical for IT success -- if the company is large enough.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content,
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8 DevOps Lessons IT Can Teach The Enterprise
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
DevOps has changed the way IT looks at Agile. Now there are lessons from the shift that IT can share with the rest of the enterprise.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content,
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Visa Debuts Developer Platform
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
As digital transactions reshape the payment industry, Visa wants to make sure developers use its technology.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility,
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12 Ways To Connect Data Analytics To Business Outcomes
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Even though more organizations are attempting to become data-driven, many of them still aren't able to link data analytics to business outcomes. Some of the challenges are obvious. Others aren't. Here are our tips for avoiding the common pitfalls.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer,
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Yahoo To Lay Off 15% Of Workforce, Hints At Sale Of Assets
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
Yahoo said it plans to cut 15% of its workforce and hinted at selling its non-strategic assets. Another strong indication that change is afoot is the resignation of a high-profile board member -- the second one in the past two months.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor,
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iPad Pro Outsells Rivals To Lead Flagging Tablet Market: IDC
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
Tablet sales continue to slide as the market faces increased competition from detachable tablet devices, according to IDC's Q4 tablet shipments report.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer,
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Hadoop At 10: Doug Cutting On Making Big Data Work
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
Doug Cutting, co-creator of Hadoop, takes time out with InformationWeek to talk about the history of the Big Data project and share his views on what's yet to come.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer,
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Xerox Corporate Split Reflects Changing Industry Dynamics
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Xerox announced that the company will split into two separate public companies, one focusing on hardware and software, the other dedicated to professional services.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content,
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Bring Your Own Smartwatch: Mobility Management Vendors Prepare
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
How long will it take before IT organizations are tasked with enabling and securing smartwatches? Good Technology and AirWatch, two enterprise mobility management companies, are already preparing their respective platforms for such demands.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant,
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Apple May Lose Biggest Company Title To Google Parent Alphabet
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
Apple first captured the title of the world's largest company when its market capitalization exceeded that of Exxon Mobil in 2011. But now, the iPhone maker is poised to see its title ripped away by another tech titan -- Google's parent company Alphabet.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor,
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Apple Buys Education Software Startup LearnSprout
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
Some of the tech industry's biggest players -- including Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, are battling for the supremacy in the education market. Apple's acquisition of LearnSprout adds to its arsenal.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer,
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Microsoft Windows Phone Headed Toward Zombieland?
Eric Zeman,
New flagship hardware released during Q4 wasn't enough to help overcome Microsoft Windows Phone's long, downward spiral into a zombie platform.
By Eric Zeman ,
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US Air Force Launches First Cyberspace Weapon System
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
The US Air Force hit the "go" button on its first fully operational cyberspace weapon system, which acts as a massive firewall for its Air Force Information Network.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor,
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Samsung Smartphone Strategy: Diversify Offerings, Improve Software
Eric Zeman,
Samsung says it plans to shake up its smartphone business to reinvigorate slumping sales.
By Eric Zeman ,
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iPhone, Samsung Power Smartphone Market To New Heights: IDC
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
Robust holiday demand and major gains from upcoming brands such as Huawei pushed worldwide smartphone shipments to record levels in 2015, but Apple and Samsung remained leaders.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer,
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9 Ways To Tap Into Smart Data-Driven Decisions
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Today's real-time business world requires organizations to make smarter decisions faster. The good news: The technology exists to accelerate decision-making. What's holding you back?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer,
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8 Must-Have Mobile Tools For Road Warriors
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
Remote workers may not need an office, but they do need a few devices to keep them connected and productive. Here are our top picks to keep you and your teams functioning on the go.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek,
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