Profile of Michael EndlerAssociate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Member Since: 11/15/2013
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Michael Endler joined InformationWeek as an associate editor in 2012. He previously worked in talent representation in the entertainment industry, as a freelance copywriter and photojournalist, and as a teacher. Michael earned a BA in English from Stanford University in 2005 and, pending the completion of a long-gestating thesis, will hold an MA in Cinema Studies from San Francisco State.
Articles by Michael Endler
posted in September 2013
Microsoft Office is becoming adept not only at creating data but also manipulating and analyzing it, thanks to several new features.
In addition to a touchscreen version of Office, Microsoft is prepping Office Reader, a new touch multimedia tool for the Web, Office documents, PDFs and interactive e-books.
Microsoft may soon expand its tablet and smartphone lineup with a "Surface Mini" and several new Lumia devices.
Microsoft's new Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 tablets deliver some cool new features, but not all changes impress.
Microsoft's Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 improve on the original tablets in almost every regard -- but analysts say big sales hurdles remain.
Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 don't look much different than their predecessors but boast better chips and more battery life.
Microsoft will debut its newest Surface tablets Monday, counting on incremental changes to win over skeptical buyers. Has Microsoft done enough?
As Microsoft charges ahead with retiring CEO Steve Ballmer's "One Microsoft" plan, here's what customers can expect.
Microsoft will debut new Surface tablets at an event Monday in New York City. Will these tablets succeed where past models have failed?
Microsoft says IE 11 is 30% faster than the competition, and that Windows 7 users won't have to wait as long for the final version as they did with IE 10.
Apple challenges Microsoft to release Office for the iPad by offering its iWork suite for free to new customers. How will Microsoft respond?
Microsoft's search engine still ranks a distant second to Google, but the company calls Bing a key part of its reorg strategy.
Microsoft reportedly aims to leapfrog iOS's Siri and Android's Google Now with a digital assistant called Cortana.
Michael Dell finally succeeds in taking his company private. He plans to keep building PCs -- and bolster the enterprise portfolio with more acquisitions.
From wearable technology to $100 tablets to city infrastructure, Intel plans to puts its chips in almost everything. And Moore's Law lives.
More granular IT controls give Apple iOS 7 new appeal in the enterprise -- where it will be the top smartphone OS until at least 2016, analysts say.
Microsoft's next Surface Pro will include better battery life and could launch alongside Windows 8.1, according to recent leaks.
General Motors IT group developed a mobile app that helps salespeople access car data quickly and engage better with potential buyers. One of seven profiles of IW 500 Business Innivation Award winners.
Microsoft can't live by enterprise dollars alone. By purchasing Nokia's device business, Microsoft has shown its consumer strategy will survive into the post-Ballmer era.