Google Unleashes Container Engine For Docker Workloads
Former Apple CEO Unveils 2 Low-Cost Obi Smartphones
Facebook M Digital Assistant Blends AI, Human Knowledge
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Former Apple CEO Unveils 2 Low-Cost Obi Smartphones
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The Obi SF1 and SJ1.5 are two more low-cost smartphones geared toward emerging markets. The phones run Android and offer sophisticated cameras.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/27/2015
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Facebook M Digital Assistant Blends AI, Human Knowledge
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Digital assistants are all the rage and Facebook's M is the latest in a market that includes Siri, Cortana, Google Now, and Amazon's Echo. However, Facebook is teaming up AI and humans.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/27/2015
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Cybersecurity Under FTC Authority: What Does it Mean?
Tom Kellermann, Chief Cybersecurity Office, Trend Micro
Commentary
Consumers can now expect the same level of security and privacy in the digital realm as they do in the physical.
By Tom Kellermann Chief Cybersecurity Office, Trend Micro, 8/27/2015
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Google Unleashes Container Engine For Docker Workloads
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Google Compute Cloud has gained a service for launching Docker containers and managing their lifecycles.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/27/2015
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Podcasts, Presentations: Help Your Users Improve Quality
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Our hands-on demo of the iRig Mic Studio shows a tool that can help your users make better podcasts and video presentations. It's a toolset that will allow trainers, executives, sales, and marketing professionals to put a studio in their backpacks and create good recordings from almost anywhere they happen to be.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/27/2015
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3D Printers: IT's Next Great Data Challenge
Pam Baker, Author and freelance writer
Commentary
Many tech professionals think of 3D printing as little more than a toy, even though it's in full production swing in manufacturing operations. Gartner and other researchers predict major growth for 3D printing in the enterprise, raising a host of data protection issues for IT professionals. Here's what you need to know.
By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 8/27/2015
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WiFi Pioneer Cees Links: IoT Is Like A Butler
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
A WiFi pioneer says we need to rethink how the Internet of Things is being marketed and sold. For starters, how about finding a better name?
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/27/2015
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Consumers Want Password Alternatives
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
Consumer confidence in online passwords wanes and their password hygiene remains as sketchy as ever, study finds.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 8/27/2015
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SD-WAN Vendors Making A Splash
Network Computing and Interop, Author
News
Software-defined WAN has suddenly become the hottest topic in networking, due to its potential to save money while improving network performance. Check out the vendors leading the way.
By Crystal Bedell , 8/27/2015
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10 Highest Paying Computer Science Programs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Computer science majors from these 10 schools can expect to earn the most by the time they reach the middle of their careers, according to data from Payscale.com. See how your salary stacks up.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/27/2015
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Storage & Virtual Containers: Where Does The Data Go?
Chris M Evans,  IT consultant
Commentary
Containerization presents challenges when it comes to data storage. Here's a look at the current state of container storage.
By Chris M Evans IT consultant, 8/27/2015
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Network Change: Evolutions and Revolutions
Tom Nolle, President & Founder, CIMI Corporation
Commentary
The missing piece in both networking's revolutionary and evolutionary stories is the thing that started it all -- the Internet.
By Tom Nolle President & Founder, CIMI Corporation, 8/27/2015
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Windows 10: 75 Million Downloads And Counting
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's newest operating system experiences intense growth, surpassing 75 million installs one month after launch.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/26/2015
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A Tale Of Two IoT Security Outcomes
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Commandeered Jeep gets fixed but a 'hijacked' satellite network does not? Why Internet of Things security remains a work in progress.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/26/2015
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VMware Fusion 8 Supports Windows 10, El Capitan
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
VMware's Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro virtualization software versions support both Microsoft's Windows 10 and Apple's upcoming El Capitan version of Mac OS X.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/26/2015
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Smartphones: Making Us More Social Or Less?
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
People use smartphones more often, and in a greater variety of ways, to contribute to -- and avoid -- group gatherings, according to new Pew research.
By Eric Zeman , 8/26/2015
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What's Behind The Open Source Software Explosion?
Russ White, Principal Engineer, IPOS, Ericsson
Commentary
We've always had open source software. The difference now is that vendors are commercializing it.
By Russ White Principal Engineer, IPOS, Ericsson, 8/26/2015
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Getting To Yes, Cooperatively
Lysa Myers, Security Researcher, ESET
Commentary
As security advocates, determining what “beneficial” means to a particular audience should be our first step in developing recommendations.
By Lysa Myers Security Researcher, ESET, 8/26/2015
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Google's YouTube Gaming Site Ready For Debut
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The launch of a YouTube Gaming site in the US and UK will put it in direct competition with Twitch, owned by Amazon.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/26/2015
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Modern Data Centers: How We'll Get There
InformationWeek Staff,
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Chris Murphy (left), former InformationWeek editor, discusses how enterprises can future-proof their data centers. The other participants are (from left), VMWare's Bill Fathers, Boeing's Mike Stothers, and eBay's Sri Shivananda -- all attending the InformationWeek Conference 2015.
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/26/2015
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