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Tim Cook Talks Apple's AR Future, Pokémon Go
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals the depth of the iPhone maker's interest in augmented reality and where he thinks the platform is going.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 7/27/2016
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7 Ways To Charm Users Out of Their Passwords
Terry Sweeney,
News
While the incentives have changed over time, it still takes remarkably little to get users to give up their passwords.
By Terry Sweeney , 7/27/2016
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Dark Reading News Desk Coming Back To Black Hat, Live
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
Live from Las Vegas: 40 video interviews with Black Hat USA conference speakers and sponsors. Wednesday Aug. 3, Thursday Aug, 4, 2 p.m. - 6:10 p.m. ET.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/27/2016
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GE Supplies IoT Developer Kit For Predix
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
GE Digital is making it easier for IoT developers to tap into Predix analytics and use machine learning with the release of a new hardware and software kit.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/27/2016
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iPhone, iPad Sales Continue To Slow, Apple's Earnings Drop
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Despite ongoing declines in iPhone and iPad sales, Apple CEO Tim Cook says he remains hopeful, and states that the company continues to invest significantly in R&D.
By Eric Zeman , 7/27/2016
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The Internet Of Tiny Things: What Lurks Inside
Dan Cuddeford, Director of Sales Engineering, Wandera
Commentary
Hackers can now use a tiny $2 embedded chip -- at scale -- to launch thousands of infected 'things' out into the ether to capture data and soften consumers up for an attack.
By Dan Cuddeford Director of Sales Engineering, Wandera, 7/27/2016
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Tesla Unveils Gigafactory As Production Ramps Up
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The partial opening of Tesla's Gigafactory will give the electric car manufacturer the ability to make the majority of components under one roof, including lithium ion batteries.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/27/2016
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Vixie’s Farsight Rolls Out Its First Enterprise DNS Security Service
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
DNS expert aims for proactive protection, defense of organizations' online domains.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/27/2016
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Russia Rejects DNC Breach Allegations As 'Old Trick'
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Kremlin dubs US charges of its involvement in hack of Democratic National Committee email system as mere attempts to exploit Russia during US election season.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/27/2016
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Tableau 10 Puts Control Back In IT Hands
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data visualization platform provider Tableau is updating its flagship product with new features that give oversight and data governance control back to IT organizations. It also makes a host of new advanced analytics capabilities accessible to more users.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/27/2016
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Cybersecurity Skills Shortage Puts Organizations At Risk, Study Shows
Emily Johnson, Associate Editor, UBM Americas
News
The oft-discussed and lamented cybersecurity skills gap isn’t just a hiring issue, it’s putting your organization at risk, Intel Security-CSIS study finds.
By Emily Johnson Associate Editor, UBM Americas, 7/27/2016
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Using AI To Fight Cyberthreats
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
SparkCognition, working with Carnegie Mellon and IBM's Watson, aims to provide cyber-security researchers with better threat data using predictive models powered by machine learning.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/27/2016
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12 Types Of Data IT Can't Afford To Overlook
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Regardless of how much data your company has -- and how much your business leaders are asking for -- you're likely missing some hidden gems. Here are 12 examples of what you might be overlooking, and why it matters to IT professionals, and to your business at large.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/27/2016
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Obama Issues Federal Government Policy For Cyberattack Response
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
New Presidential Policy Directive, PPD-41, solidifies just how key federal agencies coordinate, respond to cyberattacks on federal and private networks.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/26/2016
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Office 365 Updates Add Machine Learning To Apps
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Microsoft is infusing more of its machine learning into Office 365 and adding in greater capabilities into Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 7/26/2016
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BlackBerry DTEK50 Android Smartphone Images Leaked
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
BlackBerry's next Android device is no BlackBerry, it's a re-badged as the Alcatel Idol 4.
By Eric Zeman , 7/26/2016
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Apple Taps Bob Mansfield To Lead Project Titan
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Bob Mansfield, the veteran Apple hardware engineer, is returning to Apple to lead Project Titan, widely believed to be the company's self-driving electric vehicle initiative.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/26/2016
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In Security, Know That You Know Nothing
Michael Sutton, Chief Information Security Office, Zscaler
Commentary
Only when security professionals become aware of what they don’t know, can they start asking the right questions and implementing the right security controls.
By Michael Sutton Chief Information Security Office, Zscaler, 7/26/2016
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Teradata Acquires London-Based Big Data Partnership
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data warehouse and analytics company Teradata has added to its training and consulting bench with the acquisition of Big Data Partnership, a London-based startup that should also extend the company's global reach.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/26/2016
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Security Holes Exposed In Smart Lighting System
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
News
Sylvania Osram Lightify vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to turn out the lights or ultimately infiltrate the corporate network.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 7/26/2016
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