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Google Self-Driving Car Prototype Cruises Into Austin
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Google's self-driving car will join its self-navigating Lexus vehicles in Austin this month.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 9/1/2015
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Electronic Warrantless Surveillance: What IT Should Know
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
Today, in the name of public safety, federal and local government agencies are piling up advanced technologies to monitor people, with little regard for the basic principles of privacy. Here's what businesses and individuals need to know.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 8/26/2015
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Building Apps Without Code: 7 Options For Your Enterprise
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Application building no longer means learning to code. Here are seven products and services that can help you develop apps without developing programming skills.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/23/2015
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7 Worst Cloud Compliance Nightmares
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Compliance is difficult in any situation, and cloud computing makes it even more complicated. Check out these worst-case compliance scenarios and how to avoid them.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/12/2015
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Google Fighting New Right To Be Forgotten Proposal
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A French commission believes delisting from Google search engines should be carried out across all versions of the search engine. Unsurprisingly, Google disagrees.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/6/2015
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IBM Wields Cloud Patents For Defense, Profit
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
IBM is moving into cloud patents, but that's not necessarily going to upset established providers. In a pinch, they could end up as partners.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/5/2015
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IBM Locks Up Cloud Processes With Patents
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
IBM has received 1,200 patents on cloud computing over the last 18 months. Here's a sample of what Big Blue is patenting and why it's a concern.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/4/2015
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Google Lets Cloud Customers Supply Encryption Keys
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Users of Google Compute Engine can now provide their own keys to secure data, turning Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) into even more of a self-service affair.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/28/2015
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VDI Prepares Sussex County, NJ, For Anything
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Sussex County, NJ, built a cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure for a mobile workforce. The project earned the organization a spot in the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/27/2015
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Researchers Enlist Machine Learning In Malware Detection
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
No sandbox required for schooling software to speedily spot malware, researchers will demonstrate at Black Hat USA.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/22/2015
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State CIOs Need To 'Do The Right Thing,' NASCIO Finds
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
A report commissioned by NASCIO is urging state CIOs to "do the right thing," but what does that really mean?
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 7/16/2015
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Programming Without Developers: Jitterbit APIs
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Jitterbit's Harmony Live is a cloud platform for designing, connecting, and deploying APIs without the help of computer programmers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/15/2015
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9 Spectacular Cloud Computing Fails
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
For some of you, the cloud failures listed here may simply highlight areas where cloud service providers need to grow or adapt in order to better service their customers. For others, the examples may be more personal, as your data or applications may have been affected.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/15/2015
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AWS API Gateway: Point And Click
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
Amazon Web Services remains the 800-pound gorilla in the Infrastructure-as-a-Service/Platform-as-a-Service marketplace. Announcements at the AWS Summit in New York City added another 100 pounds of substance to the beast.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 7/9/2015
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Uptime Institute's Data Center Certifications Revised
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
If your enterprise is a customer of a commercial data center, you'll want to recheck your vendor's certification.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/9/2015
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10 Great Websites For Learning Programming
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Whether you're preparing for a new career or experimenting with magic powers, it's worth knowing how to program.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/6/2015
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Chicago Cloud Computing Tax Is Not Amusing
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
In a new ruling, Chicago is planning to tax cloud-computing services such as Netflix and Apple's new music service. CIOs should pay attention.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/3/2015
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IBM Makes Lake George World's Smartest Lake
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Over 60 researchers, including ones from IBM and Rensselaer Polytechnic, are turning Lake George into a sea of sensors.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/30/2015
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IBM Aims To Ease Data Sharing For Police, Emergency Services
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/22/2015
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Adobe Upgrades Creative Cloud Apps, Launches Stock
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Adobe's major Creative Cloud update stretches across 15 applications and includes new tools for iOS and Android users.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/16/2015
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