Google Maps Shows Crimea As Russian To Russians
ICD-10 Delay: Politics Trump Health Data Quality
Facebook Mobile Payment Service A Tough Sell
AllJoyn: A Common Language For Internet Of Things
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Smartphone Kill Switches Coming, But Critics Cry Foul
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Smartphone makers and carriers agree to add optional kill switches to smartphones, but law enforcement officials say the anti-theft effort doesn't go far enough.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/16/2014
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Federal IT Security Policies Must Be User Friendly
James Bindseil,
Commentary
Federal agencies should choose security tools and policies that suit the productivity needs of their employees.
By James Bindseil , 4/16/2014
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ICD-10 Delay: Politics Trump Health Data Quality
Mark Braunstein,
Commentary
With a fresh delay for ICD-10 compliance, US healthcare providers and patients remain trapped in debate. Is higher quality clinical data worth the cost of more detailed data collection?
By Mark Braunstein , 4/16/2014
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Top 10 Upsides To Healthcare.gov Debacle
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
News
You didn't know there was a bright side to the botched rollout of the Obamacare website? Get your snark on.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 4/16/2014
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Mobility: Who Bears The Brunt Of Data Security & Privacy
Grayson Milbourne, Director, Security Intelligence, Webroot
Commentary
OS manufacturers, app developers, and consumers all have a role to play in smartphone data security. But not everyone is equally responsible.
By Grayson Milbourne Director, Security Intelligence, Webroot, 4/16/2014
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Don't Blame It On The Web Programming Platform
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
Commentary
New data shows no one Web development platform generates more vulnerabilities than another -- and website security is still a problem.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 4/15/2014
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Google Maps Shows Crimea As Russian To Russians
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google makes Crimea part of Russia on the Russian version of Google Maps and draws protests and scrutiny.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/15/2014
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White House Details Zero-Day Bug Policy
Mathew J. Schwartz,
News
NSA denies prior knowledge of the Heartbleed vulnerability, but the White House reserves the right to withhold zero-day exploit information is some cases involving security or law enforcement.
By Mathew J. Schwartz , 4/15/2014
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Facebook Mobile Payment Service A Tough Sell
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook's own e-money service could make the company millions, but would you trust it with your cash?
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/15/2014
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Army ERP System Enables Financial Transparency
Henry Kenyon,
News
Antiquated systems have made it impossible for the Army to audit its finances. A new ERP coming online will help solve that problem.
By Henry Kenyon , 4/15/2014
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AllJoyn: A Common Language For Internet Of Things
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Open-source lingua franca aims to let IoT devices and services communicate across manufacturers and operating systems.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/15/2014
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Google Glass: 5 Reasons I Won't Buy
Eric Zeman,
News
Google Glass is available for one day only to anyone willing to plunk down $1,500. Here's why I'm saying no.
By Eric Zeman , 4/15/2014
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When IT Managers Insult
Brien Posey,
Commentary
Sometimes CIOs and IT teams get saddled with an aggressive manager who pushes all the wrong buttons. Do you know how to deal with loudmouths?
By Brien Posey , 4/15/2014
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Spintronics: Not Your Typical Memory
Kevin Fogarty,
News
Researchers propose new designs that rely on an electron's spin, rather than a circuit's electrical charge, to process information. One goal: let computers run at normal speed with little or no electricity.
By Kevin Fogarty , 4/15/2014
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Georgia Solves Campaign Finance Data Challenge Via OCR
Richard W. Walker,
News
In a project to make financial disclosure and campaign contribution data public, Georgia turns to Captricity's hybrid system, which combines machine learning and human intelligence to digitize handwritten forms.
By Richard W. Walker , 4/15/2014
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Hubble Turns 24: 5 Biggest Discoveries
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
The Hubble Space Telescope has helped solve huge questions about space. Coming next: Its successor will look back even further into time.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 4/15/2014
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VMware Offers Disaster Recovery As A Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
VMware disaster recovery service lets customers automatically replicate business systems and data in one of VMware's five vCloud Hybrid Service datacenters.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/15/2014
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Square Raids Amazon For Lead Engineer
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Square hires Alyssa Henry, VP of storage services for Amazon Web Services, in latest move to build staff with executives from prominent web and Silicon Valley firms.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/15/2014
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Inside Kayak's Search For Seasoned IT Talent
Kevin Casey,
News
A few wrinkles won’t hurt job candidates at travel company Kayak, which says it's struggling to fill senior technology jobs in its US office. And H-1B visas don't entirely solve the problem.
By Kevin Casey , 4/15/2014
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Could Insurance Cover Your Next Fitness Band?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Consumers will sport almost 112 million wearables by 2018 -- most of them gadgets that track health-related metrics. Insurers have incentives to help the trend along.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/15/2014
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