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  • Why HP Pulled Autonomy and Vertica into a Big Data Union

    Why HP Pulled Autonomy and Vertica into a Big Data Union

    Badly stung by the Autonomy acquisition, it had taken HP some time to stick its head up over the parapet again. But by pulling together Vertica and Autonomy, it did just that, and a lot more besides. Realigning Business Groups The reorganization of the HP big data and information management

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  • Is Microsoft Going To Preview Windows 9, or Office 16?

    Is Microsoft Going To Preview Windows 9, or Office 16?

    No sooner did the party invitations start landing in people’s mailboxes than the rumor mill cranked up a few gears and went into hyper drive. According to the invites, which Microsoft started sending out yesterday, the September 30 event will be about Windows.

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  • Which Cloud Office Suite: Microsoft or Google? #gartnerpcc

    Which Cloud Office Suite: Microsoft or Google? #gartnerpcc

    Gartner Research Vice President Jeffrey Mann has added another snarl to the Microsoft versus Google brawl in the productivity space. He also took time to fire at IBM’s SocialBusiness for the SmartCloud, calling it a "nice try" that is unlikely to catch on.

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  • Do You Know Why You Collaborate? #gartnerpcc

    Do You Know Why You Collaborate? #gartnerpcc

    There’s no point in collaborating if you don’t know why you're doing it. This may seem obvious, but not enough companies think about the "why" of collaboration before rushing in to buy technology. Collaboration changes enterprise processes. The line between traditional structured processes and unstructured processes is starting to blur.

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  • The Future of SharePoint is the Cloud #gartnerpcc

    The Future of SharePoint is the Cloud #gartnerpcc

    It's not exactly ground-breaking, but Jim Murphy, a research director in Gartner's web and cloud group, thinks Microsoft is trying to lure its SharePoint users into the cloud, despite the number of enterprises that are still using it on-premises. Speaking at this morning’s session on the future of SharePoint at

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  • Gartner Names Wise Choices for Workplace Social Software

    Gartner Names Wise Choices for Workplace Social Software

    In the market for social software ? Gartner included 17 vendors in this year’s Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace.  Like all of the other Garter Magic Quadrants, it's quite difficult to make the list. And squeezing into the Leaders quadrant is especially challenging.

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  • Change Your Gmail Password - Now

    Around five million Gmail usernames and passwords were published late Tuesday on a Russian bitcoin forum. But Google has told account holders not to worry.

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  • Microsoft Ups Its OneDrive Play

    Microsoft Ups Its OneDrive Play

    Microsoft wants be the place for everything in your life, so it's offering you “larger, faster, easier-to-use” features, just as quickly as it possibly can. Late yesterday Justin Moore, Microsoft’s  group manager for OneDrive, announced that OneDrive now supports uploads of files of up to 10 GB using the

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  • 6 Things to Consider Before Buying Enterprise Social Software

    6 Things to Consider Before Buying Enterprise Social Software

    The social software market is dynamic and growing. It's customer rather than vendor driven, and grew by 15 percent last year, according to Gartner’s recently published Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace. In the past, customers were primarily concerned with product maturity and support.

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  • What Apple is Cooking Up: iPhone 6 and iWatch Rumors

    Only Apple could get away with it. Thirty years after Steve Jobs unveiled the first Macintosh at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, Calif., Apple is back home.

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  • Microsoft Cushions Google's Blows with Cash

    Microsoft Cushions Google's Blows with Cash

    Yes, Google is encroaching into Microsoft’s traditional business space in a vicious productivity fight. But Google's rebranding of its Enterprise Business as Google for Work yesterday seems to be a tacit acceptance — for the moment, at least — that Microsoft is the Enterprise Daddy.

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  • Microsoft: Pimp Your Office 365 Ride

    Microsoft: Pimp Your Office 365 Ride

    When it comes to customer experience and engagement strategies, everyone knows appearance is everything. If that seems a bit shallow, Microsoft doesn’t seem to care. It just announced that it is allowing enterprises and users pimp their Office 365  — within reason, of course.

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  • Has Google Delivered a Killer Blow to Microsoft Office Apps?

    Google quietly landed what could be a killer blow for Microsoft Apps with the release of a number of upgrades to Google Docs, Sheets and Slides. The first piece of bad news for Microsoft: Google created a separate iOS app for Slides, its answer to Microsoft PowerPoint.

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  • Facebook Tackles Clickbait, Reels In Rockin' Headlines

    Facebook Tackles Clickbait, Reels In Rockin' Headlines

    Facebook could be the ultimate social media party pooper. Earlier this month it shut the gates on ‘Likes ’ and this week it's clamping down on funky, attention grabbing headlines, which fall under what Facebook describes as clickbait.

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