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Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Mobile Platforms: The Truth About Third Place
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
In software development, being the #3 platform in the mobile market is as good as being last.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 11/20/2014
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Surveillance Cameras Next On The Insecure IoT List
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
Three buffer overflow vulnerabilities leave HikVision video recorders open to remote code execution.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 11/20/2014
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HHS Embraces Innovation
Henry Kenyon,
News
Health department's IDEA Lab uses tech startup techniques to develop new services and features.
By Henry Kenyon , 11/20/2014
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Enter The Digital Risk Officer
Nick Sanna, President, Digital Risk Management Institute
Commentary
In the brave new world of digital risk management, a CISO would report up to a DRO who manages risk from a business perspective and works with peers in business ops, compliance, and IT security.
By Nick Sanna President, Digital Risk Management Institute, 11/20/2014
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Gorilla Glass 4: Better Smartphone Drop Protection
Eric Zeman,
News
Corning says its next-generation glass is twice as strong as anything now on the market.
By Eric Zeman , 11/20/2014
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Does Big Data Need A 'LinkedIn For Analytics'?
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
A social media approach to analytics could help enterprises get more value from their big data systems, says Teradata exec.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/20/2014
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Microsoft Azure Storage Service Outage: Postmortem
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Azure outage Tuesday produced disruptions to MSN website, Office 365, Xbox Live, and third-party services, as well as possible data integrity problems.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/20/2014
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Finding CIO/CFO Common Ground
Christian Lanng, CEO, Tradeshift
Commentary
Success awaits CIOs and CFOs who reach a level of competence in each other's roles.
By Christian Lanng CEO, Tradeshift, 11/20/2014
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Firefox Drops Google For Yahoo Search
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Apple WatchKit: 6 Facts
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple's WatchKit, the initial software development framework for the Apple Watch, is focused on ways to present data from iPhones.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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H-1B Visa Program: 13 Notable Statistics
Kevin Casey,
News
Demand for new H-1B visas is expected to considerably outpace supply in the coming year. Consider these 13 instructive figures.
By Kevin Casey , 11/20/2014
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Mobile Internet Faces Big Obstacles
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
Connecting 1.5 billion people in developing countries isn't easy, despite Facebook's efforts.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 11/20/2014
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Internet Architecture Board Calls For Net Encryption By Default
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
The Internet Architecture Board (IAB) urges encryption across the protocol stack to usher in an era where encrypted traffic is the norm. But there are possible security tradeoffs.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/19/2014
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New Certification Authority To Offer Free Certs For HTTPS
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
The Electronic Frontier Foundation's new certificate authority aims to make getting a domain validation TLS cert so easy, you can't resist.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 11/19/2014
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Facebook Groups App Bolsters Microsharing
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook released yet another standalone app, this time focusing on Groups -- a budding subset of 700,000 users.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/19/2014
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Salesforce.com Tweaks Social Studio
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Salesforce blends social listening, analysis with content publishing and customer engagement, plus touts Wave Analytics Cloud momentum at the Salesforce1 World Tour event.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/19/2014
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Intel's Mobile Change Of Plans
Jessica Lipsky,
News
As Intel merges its mobile, PC divisions, the promise of a big smartphone division fades.
By Jessica Lipsky , 11/19/2014
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BitTorrent Sync Plans Pro Tier
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
BitTorrent Sync 1.4 enters general release, and the company unveils plans for Pro version of its software.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/19/2014
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Jolla Looks To Crowdsource Tablet
Eric Zeman,
News
Former Nokia employees turn to the Web for help funding their dream tablet.
By Eric Zeman , 11/19/2014
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