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New $12M Carnegie Mellon project aims to 'reverse-engineer' the brain

The goal is to improve the computational models used for AI in applications and make computers learn the way humans do

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What works where: Outlook vs. Outlook vs. native apps

Office 2016 starts to unify the Exchange experience on the desktop, but native apps do better on mobile clients

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Samsung adds ad blocking to its Android browser

Also in today's open source roundup: Removing the Facebook app can help boost your Android device's battery life by up to 20 percent. And is Linux Mint better than Ubuntu?

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Oracle's Java plug-in move no surprise, but is JavaWS the answer?

Applets may no longer be in vogue, but opinions vary whether Oracle's Java Web Start is a viable alternative

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Prepare now for the death of Flash and Java plug-ins

Countless IT admin tools depend on these technologies. Do you have a plan to keep yours working?

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Chat happens: Your guide to 8 group-chat services

If you're still relying on conference calls or IM, it's time your team explored group chat. Here's what Slack, HipChat, and six other providers have to offer

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Oracle hops on the bandwagon to dump Java browser plug-in

Browser vendors are moving away from plug-ins. Now Oracle is encouraging developers to migrate Java Applets to the plug-in free Java Web Start technology

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AMD launches GPUOpen, but some Linux users remain skeptical

Also in today's open source roundup: Firefox 44.0 has been released, and Tails 2.0 is now available

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Got enterprise software? You're probably due for an audit

Vendors are turning up the heat on compliance audits to boost their revenue, licensing experts warn

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Slack + Skype: The fine line between convenience and coercion

Bring-your-own technology doesn't work so well in collaboration or when forced on users

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The best enterprise products, projects, and services -- all in one place

For the 15th year in a row, our expert contributors call out the top enterprise tech in InfoWorld's Technology of the Year Awards

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Brave is the name, ad-blocking the game of new browser

Former Mozilla CEO announces browser that will replace targeted ads on sites with its own 'anonymous' ads, and share revenue with content makers

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The real cost of unused software will shock you

On average, each computer in every office around the world has $259 of unnecessary, unwanted, or unused software on it, costing companies big-time

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InfoWorld's 2016 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld editors and reviewers pick the best hardware, software, development tools, and cloud services of the year

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Can agile scale and does it matter?

Most literature on scaling addresses how to overcome objections and best do it, but perhaps 'Does agile scale?' is simply the wrong question

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Microsoft: Upgrade to IE11 even if you dump our browser

Components embedded in the OS won't receive patches unless users have the newest IE on their PC

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Google Apps for Work gets an SMB boost via Kronos integration

Small businesses that use Kronos workforce-management software will soon be able to tap familiar Google tools in their HR efforts thanks to a new integration project.

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Don't rush your company into an IoT app platform

It's a big decision because it's hard to back out of middleware, analyst says

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