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Samsung Developer Conference: IoT Innovation On Display
Solar Impulse Flight Makes Silicon Valley Stopover
IoT, Fitness Trackers Powering Consumer Tech Market
Detachable Tablets, More Than Slates, May Displace PCs
Google Hires Ex-Motorola Chief To Head New Hardware Division
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Microsoft Limits Cortana To Bing Search, Edge Browser
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft is restricting Cortana to work only with Bing and Edge, and eliminating the use of third-party browsers and search engines for its digital assistant.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/30/2016
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Microsoft Is Exploring DNA Data Storage
Michelle Maisto, Freelance Writer
News
Microsoft is working with Twist Bioscience, a company that encodes data onto microscopic and long-lasting synthetic DNA.
By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 4/30/2016
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Windows 10 Bug Bash, Skype For Business On Mac: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft this week published Office updates for April, launched a new workflow app, and released a major new Windows 10 so Insiders can help with bug-squashing.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/30/2016
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Google Hires Ex-Motorola Chief To Head New Hardware Division
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Google is looking to bring together its diverse array of hardware products, which includes its Glass wearable headgear and TV streaming stick Chromecast, under a newly created division.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 4/29/2016
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IBM Introduces 3 General-Purpose Flash Arrays
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Flash storage is maturing, and the latest products are taking on a more general-purpose storage function. To meet those needs, IBM introduced three such arrays this week.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/29/2016
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6 Steps for Responding to a Disruptive Attack
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
News
Today’s threat landscape dictates that companies must have a workable incident response plan.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 4/29/2016
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Detachable Tablets, More Than Slates, May Displace PCs
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Tablet shipments declined during the first quarter, but a curious change is occurring. Interest in detachable tablets like Microsoft Surface is increasing, while interest in traditional slates decreases.
By Eric Zeman , 4/29/2016
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IoT, Fitness Trackers Powering Consumer Tech Market
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Wearables, wireless audio, and the connected devices that are paving the way to the Internet of Things are driving spending in the consumer tech market in 2016, according to a report from the Consumer Technology Association.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/29/2016
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Stop Building Silos. Security Is Everyone’s Problem
Robert Reeves, CTO & Co-Founder, Datical
Commentary
Yes, it’s true that the speed of DevOps has made security more difficult. But that doesn’t mean accelerated release cycles and secure applications have to be mutually exclusive.
By Robert Reeves CTO & Co-Founder, Datical, 4/29/2016
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Symantec CEO Brown’s Exit Highlights Company’s Continuing Struggles
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
For the third time since 2012, Symantec is looking for a new CEO to help turn around the business.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 4/29/2016
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Solar Impulse Flight Makes Silicon Valley Stopover
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Bertrand Piccard, the pilot of the Solar Impulse 2 plane that recently flew from Hawaii to San Francisco, says more radical thinking is needed on energy.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/29/2016
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Agile Not Just For IT Anymore
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Many organizations are taking the Agile development discipline beyond IT to every department. What are the key issues to make the transition successful?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 4/29/2016
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San Bernardino iPhone Hack Tool Cost FBI ‘Under $1 Million’
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Agency now owns mechanism that can exploit unknown Apple security flaws.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/29/2016
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HP Chromebook 13 Designed For Cloud-Based Enterprises
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
News
HP and Google introduced the Chromebook 13, an ultra-thin, lightweight laptop that looks to make enterprise computing easier to integrate with cloud-based infrastructure and apps.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 4/29/2016
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Samsung Developer Conference: IoT Innovation On Display
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The Internet of Things hasn't quite caught on with consumers. But developers are working on changing that by rolling out innovative projects. Here's a look at some on display at the recent Samsung Developer Conference.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/29/2016
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Hacker Group Exploits 'Hot Patching' In Windows To Cloak Cyber Espionage
Rutrell Yasin, Business Technology Writer, Tech Writers Bureau
News
Group called Platinum employs spear phishing and malicious use of hot patching to steal information from government agencies in Asia.
By Rutrell Yasin Business Technology Writer, Tech Writers Bureau, 4/28/2016
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Government Cybersecurity Performance, Confidence Bottoms Out
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
In the wake of OPM and other big gov breaches, government cybersecurity performance scores and employee confidence ratings sink through the floor.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 4/28/2016
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Email Privacy Act Wins Sweeping Approval In House
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
The US House of Representatives has approved the Email Privacy Act by a unanimous vote. That sets the stage for requiring search warrants to review electronic communications older than 180 days.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 4/28/2016
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Apple CareKit Launches With 4 Healthcare Apps
Michelle Maisto, Freelance Writer
News
Apple CareKit technology is now available to developers through GitHub, and to consumers through four updated applications -- Iodine, One Drop, Glow Nurture, and Glow Baby -- from startups Apple spent the last month working with.
By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 4/28/2016
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How To Stay Secure At The Hotel On A Business Trip
Emily Johnson, Associate Editor, UBM Americas
News
As POS malware attacks on hotels increase and threat actors target executives, traveling for business puts company data at risk.
By Emily Johnson Associate Editor, UBM Americas, 4/28/2016
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