8 Things We Want In iPhone 6
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Social Media Bites Its Tongue
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Pew Research finds that social media users are less likely to voice opinions face-to-face if they believe their Facebook followers would disagree. Call it surveillance fallout.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/28/2014
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IBM Watson Speeds Drug Research
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM Watson moves from supplying known answers to tough questions to making its own discoveries in life sciences and pharmaceutical research.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/28/2014
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Magpi Explores Data Collection's Final Frontier
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Washington DC-based firm brings mobile data-gathering tools to the remotest places on Earth.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/28/2014
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8 Things We Want In iPhone 6
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
What features rank as most wanted in Apple's soon-to-debut iPhone? Let's talk battery, camera, display, and more.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/28/2014
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Backoff, Dairy Queen, UPS & Retail's Growing PoS Security Problem
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
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Retail brands are trying to pass the buck for data security to banks and franchisees, say some experts.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/27/2014
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Former Acting HHS Cybersecurity Chief Guilty Of Child Porn
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Timothy DeFoggi faces 20 years to life after jury takes two hours to convict him in federal court.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/27/2014
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10 Common Software Security Design Flaws
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Google, Twitter, and others identify the most common software design mistakes -- compiled from their own organizations -- that lead to security woes and how to avoid them.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/27/2014
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Dropbox Expands The Box
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Dogged by competition, Dropbox now gives subscribers 1 TB for $10 a month, but backing up data to an external hard drive is still cheaper.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/27/2014
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HealthCare.gov Names Counihan Its First CEO
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Kevin Counihan, who ran Connecticut's successful state-based health insurance exchange, becomes HealthCare.gov's leader.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 8/27/2014
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Who Wins In Cloud Price Wars?
Art Wittmann,
News
Short answer: not IT. Enterprises don't want bare-bones IaaS for the same reasons they don't buy $299 PCs at Wal-Mart. Providers must focus on support, not undercutting rivals.
By Art Wittmann , 8/27/2014
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Apple Preps Jumbo iPad
Eric Zeman,
News
iPad-maker will pitch the tablet to businesses as a potential laptop replacement.
By Eric Zeman , 8/27/2014
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The Rise Of White-Box Storage
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
Low-cost, generic storage based on original design manufacturer boxes is gaining ground in the storage industry.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 8/27/2014
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How I Hacked My Home, IoT Style
David Jacoby, Sr. Security Researcher, Kaspersky Lab
Commentary
It didn’t take long to find a score of vulnerabilities in my home entertainment, gaming, and network storage systems.
By David Jacoby Sr. Security Researcher, Kaspersky Lab, 8/27/2014
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Tricorder XPrize: 10 Finalist Prototypes
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
The XPrize competition promises to make Star Trek's Tricorder a reality of sorts, with the winning device a compact sensor for vital signs and a variety of diseases. Check out these mockups from the 10 finalists.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/27/2014
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VMware COO Clarifies Focus
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
In an interview, COO Carl Eschenbach explains how VMware plans to outstrip the competition and why it's offering OpenStack.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/27/2014
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The Internet Of Overhyped Things
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
Commentary
Vendors and analysts would have us believe that the Internet of Things is imminent. In fact it will be years before the obstacles it faces can be surmounted.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 8/27/2014
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Ohio State Agencies Embrace Private Cloud
Allen Bernard, Freelance Writer
News
Ohio forced state agencies to consolidate IT infrastructure and coordinate IT goals, resulting in fewer staffers and lower costs.
By Allen Bernard Freelance Writer, 8/27/2014
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APT Equals FUD
John P. Pironti, President, IP Architects
Commentary
The term "advanced persistent threat" is the latest incarnation of fear, uncertainty, and doubt that plagues the security industry.
By John P. Pironti President, IP Architects , 8/27/2014
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CIOs In Training: 3 Factors For Success
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
At Interop New York, I'll reveal some secrets about getting to -- and staying in -- the CIO's chair.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 8/27/2014
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IT Hiring: Social Media Matters
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
A survey by TEKsystems shows that both IT pros and those in charge of IT hiring rely heavily on LinkedIn and other social media to find and screen each other.
By Marcia Savage , 8/27/2014
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