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Jack the Ripper Caught: 8 Mysteries Tech Should Solve
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
If technology can help us go back in time and solve cold cases, what other mysteries could it solve? Here are a few suggestions.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 9/16/2014
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Microsoft's Minecraft Buy: 6 Interesting Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft acquisition of game developer Mojang is turning heads. Here's some context.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/15/2014
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Facebook Announces WebScaleSQL Upgrade For MySQL
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Partners Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter tweak WebScaleSQL branch of MySQL to fix bugs, improve speed, and run "at scale."
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/2014
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Google Android One: India Play
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Initiative to make Android matter in emerging markets brings its first low-cost phones to India.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/15/2014
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Worm Illuminates Potential NAS Nightmare
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
A researcher at Black Hat Europe hopes to demonstrate a homegrown, self-replicating worm to illustrate major threats to popular network-attached storage systems.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/15/2014
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We're Not All Nerds Now
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Nerd culture is about exploring systems and pushing boundaries, not just being a gadget enthusiast. If you want to be a nerd, you have to do the work.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 9/15/2014
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Internet Of Things Devices Are Doomed
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
Security researchers hack Canon printer firmware to run the classic 90s video game Doom as well as to wreak havoc with other manipulations.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 9/15/2014
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Understanding IPv6: Prepping For Solicited-Node Multicast
Denise Fishburne, Cisco Champion
Commentary
Before jumping into solicited-node multicast, a review of link-local scope multicast addresses is helpful.
By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion, 9/15/2014
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How To Hire Developers Fast And Build Things
Stephane Kasriel, SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk
Commentary
To have the best team of developers you must have a distributed team of developers.
By Stephane Kasriel SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk, 9/15/2014
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5 Myths: Why We Are All Data Security Risks
Lance Cottrell, Chief Scientist, Ntrepid
Commentary
I am absolutely sure that I could be tricked by a well-crafted spear phishing attack, and I am equally sure I could do the same to you.
By Lance Cottrell Chief Scientist, Ntrepid, 9/15/2014
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20 Computer Science Degrees: The Most Bang For The Buck
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
The computer science programs at these universities offer the best long-term return on investment, according to PayScale's calculations.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 9/15/2014
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Salesforce.com CEO Leaks Analytics Cloud Plan
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff tweets confidential Dreamforce agenda that reveals plans for a new cloud. Innocent mistake or Dyre distraction?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/2014
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Apple Sells 4M iPhones In 24 Hours
Eric Zeman,
News
Apple said preorders for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus shattered previous records.
By Eric Zeman , 9/15/2014
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What HP Gains In Eucalyptus Cloud Deal
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
HP signs letter of intent to buy Eucalyptus, names CEO Marten Mickos head of its cloud unit. More open-source company acquisitions expected as HP builds out cloud offerings, analyst says.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/15/2014
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Employee Fatigue: Hurting Your Business Ethics?
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
If you really want an ethical company, encourage your employees to adopt good sleep habits and give more work breaks.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 9/15/2014
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Mining WiFi Data: Retail Privacy Pitfalls
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
WiFi data mining starts with anonymous tracking, but it can lead to personal details in social profiles. Interop New York session explores opportunities and limits for retailers.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/2014
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Cartoon: Apple Watch In The Wild
Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator
News
Our cartoonist takes on Apple's hot new smartwatch. Will it make you more fit?
By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 9/15/2014
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EMP, Debunked: The Jolt That Could Fry The Cloud
John Barnes, freelance writer
News
An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) from the sun or a high-altitude nuclear blast could change life as we know it, but how worried should you really be? Here's a primer.
By John Barnes freelance writer, 9/15/2014
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Understanding IPv6: What Is Solicited-Node Multicast?
Denise Fishburne, Cisco Champion
Commentary
Denise Fishburne lays down the basics of solicited-node multicast, which provides the functionality for Neighbor Discovery in IPv6 addressing.
By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion, 9/15/2014
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Real-World SDN, Lesson 3: Focus On The App
Symon Perriman, Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft
Commentary
Microsoft's Symon Perriman offers advice about SDN implementation and explains why the applications running on the network should take center stage.
By Symon Perriman Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft, 9/15/2014
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