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iOS 8 Points To Apple's Future
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
iOS 8 delivers immediate improvements to Apple devices while promising richer mobile apps down the line. Just brace yourself for a huge download.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/18/2014
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IT-Business Alignment: Enough Already
Charles Araujo, Founder & CEO, IT Transformation Institute
Trying to "align" IT and the business side is not enough. Successful cross-departmental relationships require intimacy.
By Charles Araujo Founder & CEO, IT Transformation Institute, 9/18/2014
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EHR Success: 4 Change Management Process Tips
Barry Chamberland, Consultant, Galen Healthcare Solutions
Implementing a successful EHR system depends on first developing an efficient change management plan. Here's how to do it.
By Barry Chamberland Consultant, Galen Healthcare Solutions, 9/18/2014
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Net Neutrality: Why You Should Fear The Tier
Christopher Stark, President & CEO, Cetrom Information Technology
The end of Net neutrality would hobble today's businesses, increase costs for customers, and stifle the potential for future innovation.
By Christopher Stark President & CEO, Cetrom Information Technology, 9/18/2014
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Keeping Tabs On Storage Industry M&A
Howard Marks, Network Computing Blogger
Mergers and acquisitions have been commonplace in the storage industry. Today, the storage M&A race has slowed a bit, but everyone wants to know what Cisco's next move will be.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 9/18/2014
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Sub-1GHz Wireless: The Low-Power WiFi Solution
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
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
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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,, 9/17/2014
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Facebook Developing App For Private Sharing
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor,
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,, 9/17/2014
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Basho Revamps Riak Open-Source Database
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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
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,
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
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
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
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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