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Sub-1GHz Wireless: The Low-Power WiFi Solution
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
The new 802.11ah standard paves the way for WiFi networks to support the avalanche of sensors and devices that will come with the Internet of Things.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 9/18/2014
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7 Reasons To Love Passwords
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
Passwords are often ridiculed, but there are some reasons they should be your nearest and dearest authentication factor.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 9/17/2014
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Cyberspies Resuscitate Citadel Trojan For Petrochemical Attacks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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The Citadel Trojan is a rare and odd choice of malware for cyber espionage purposes, experts say.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/17/2014
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3 Myths That Could Spoil IT's Future
Sarah Lahav, CEO, SysAid Technologies
Commentary
IT leaders need to overcome the myths that keep hurting IT's reputation.
By Sarah Lahav CEO, SysAid Technologies, 9/17/2014
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Agile's Successor: Continuous Delivery
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
Traditional Agile methods have evolved quickly to address current programming needs. Continuous delivery mixed with select Agile practices equals the preferred way forward.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 9/17/2014
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FCC In-Flight Cellphone Ban: Fight's On
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Lobbyists and legislators urge the FCC not to reverse its 23-year-old ban on using cellphones during airline flight.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/17/2014
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If Social Networks Had Theme Songs
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
A description of every major social network through the joy of song.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 9/17/2014
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Have Apple's iPads Peaked?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Many reviewers consider Apple's new iPhones to be essential upgrades. Now the company needs new iPads that inspire the same excitement.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/17/2014
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Facebook Developing App For Private Sharing
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook's in-development "Moments" app could make sharing with small groups easier. Here's what we know, plus tips to manage friend lists now.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/17/2014
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Basho Revamps Riak Open-Source Database
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Basho Riak Enterprise 2.0 release steps up NoSQL competition with Cassandra with prebuilt data functions, Apache Solr support, and SSD storage for hot data.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/17/2014
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Augmented Reality Digital Headsets Get Real
Mike Feibus, Analyst, TechKnowledge Strategies
Commentary
Augmented reality is about to get compelling. Digital eyewear will make it happen. And it's happening sooner than you think.
By Mike Feibus Analyst, TechKnowledge Strategies, 9/17/2014
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iOS 8: What You Need To Know
Eric Zeman,
News
Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 8, arrives on Wednesday. Here's how to prepare your iPhone or iPad.
By Eric Zeman , 9/17/2014
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How To Build Battle-Tested Websites
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
News
It doesn't matter whether your e-commerce D-Day is Black Friday, tax day, or some random Thursday when a post goes viral. Your websites need to be ready.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 9/17/2014
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Data Privacy Etiquette: It's Not Just For Kids
Lysa Myers, Security Researcher, ESET
Commentary
Children are the innocent victims of the worst effects of social media. That’s why it’s vital for adults to establish privacy values that are safe for them -- and the rest of us.
By Lysa Myers Security Researcher, ESET, 9/17/2014
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Backup Appliances & The Cloud
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
While cloud computing may seem to solve the backup problem, the answer isn't that easy. Today's backup appliances strive for a more nuanced approach.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 9/17/2014
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VMware's Former CTO Herrod On IT's Future
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Steve Herrod explains how his technologist's vision and experience help him pick investments for venture capitalist firm General Catalyst Partners.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/17/2014
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Rackspace Not For Sale, Rejoins Cloud Battle
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Rackspace, after posting a strong second quarter, says it's not for sale and it will push its 'managed cloud' offering with renewed vigor.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/17/2014
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3 Meltdown Moments In Digital Strategy
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
See if you can relate to these real-life digital business problems.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 9/17/2014
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BYOA: 4 Steps For CIO Success
Adriaan van Wyk, CEO, K2
Commentary
Letting employees bring -- or build -- their own applications can be rewarding for everyone, including the company.
By Adriaan van Wyk CEO, K2, 9/17/2014
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Data Scientists Want Big Data Ethics Standards
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Nearly half of data scientists surveyed last month say Facebook's controversial "mood manipulation study" was unethical, and many support ethics guidelines for big data research.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 9/17/2014
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