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'Energetic' Bear Under The Microscope
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
News
Kaspersky Lab report finds more industries hit by the infamous cyber espionage campaign -- and evidence pointing to French and Swedish-speaking attackers as well as Eastern European ones.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 7/31/2014
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USB Hardware Easily Subverted, Researchers Claim
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Security researchers say they can reprogram USB controller chips to hijack USB devices and connected computers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/31/2014
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InfoSecís Holy Grail: Data Sharing & Collaboration
Levi Gundert, Technical Lead, Cisco Threat Research, Analysis, and Communications (TRAC)
Commentary
Despite all the best intentions, cooperation around Internet security is a still a work in progress. Case in point: Microsoftís unilateral action against No-IP.
By Levi Gundert Technical Lead, Cisco Threat Research, Analysis, and Communications (TRAC), 7/31/2014
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Microsoft's Device Strategy: 3 Unanswered Questions
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's scaled-down device strategy creates new questions about unreleased and rumored devices.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/31/2014
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10 Health Apps That Might Make You Sick
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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As government and industry groups debate the best way to oversee healthcare apps, some questionable software hits the market.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/31/2014
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Amazon Cloud Luster Fading? Look Closer
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Some skeptics say Amazon's cloud dominance wears thin. I say Amazon's destiny in the cloud is in its own hands -- and you can't say that for IBM, Google, or Microsoft.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/31/2014
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Samsung, Sony, HTC: Smartphone Struggles
Eric Zeman,
News
All three companies saw smartphone sales decline, thanks to fierce competition and a changing market.
By Eric Zeman , 7/31/2014
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10 Dramatic Moments In Black Hat History
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
From Google hacking to ATM "jackpotting" to the NSA -- Black Hat has had some memorable moments over the years.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 7/31/2014
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Facebook App Brings Free Internet To Zambia
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook's Internet.org app will give users in Zambia free access to weather and health information, jobs, Google Search, and more.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/31/2014
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Getting Back To Coding
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
Reducing tool complexity requires mercilessly applying YAGNI (you aren't gonna need it). Resist "featuritis" and choose the tools that deliver only what you need.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 7/31/2014
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Tesla Cars: 8 Hot Technologies
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
News
Tesla Motors' electric vehicles pack plenty of technology breakthroughs. Explore the most innovative features found in these computers on wheels.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 7/31/2014
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Self-Driving Cars: 10 More Realistic Names
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
The UK wants to ready its roads for self-driving cars. But "self-driving car" overstates what these machines can do -- and omits possible dangers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/31/2014
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Social Media & The USFWS: InformationWeek Radio
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
News
Listen in on our chat with US Fish and Wildlife Service director Dan Ashe as he describes how his agency has harnessed Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites to keep national wildlife refuge visitors informed.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 7/31/2014
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Big Data Tackles Wildfire Control
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
WIFIRE, created by the University of California at San Diego and University of Maryland, crunches satellite data and real-time remote sensor data to forecast the rate at which wildfires might spread.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 7/31/2014
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New Mobile Phone '0wnage' Threat Discovered
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
News
Widespread major vulnerabilities discovered in client control software that affect nearly all smartphone platforms: Details to come at Black Hat USA next week.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 7/31/2014
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LTE Broadcast On The Horizon
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
The technology, which allows cellular operators to multicast popular live TV and sporting events to multiple subscribers, is gaining traction.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 7/31/2014
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New CPU Architectures Promise Performance Boost
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
Intel and others are developing chip structures that aim to unlock memory bottlenecks and improve interconnect capabilities.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 7/31/2014
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Windows Phone 8.1 Update: 7 Key Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft uses its Windows Phone 8.1 update to add Start screen folders and new security features while pushing Cortana to new parts of the world.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/30/2014
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Smarter Cars: 9 Tech Trends
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
Can your car wake you up if you get sleepy behind the wheel? Or recommend a good Mexican restaurant? These nine technologies will soon change the way we think about cars.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 7/30/2014
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Smartphone Shipments Grow, Samsung Loses Marketshare
Eric Zeman,
News
Chinese device makers are making a serious push into emerging markets, eroding the position of Apple and Samsung.
By Eric Zeman , 7/30/2014
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