Passport Database Outage: 'We Regret The Inconvenience'
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Windows Phone 8.1 Update: 7 Key Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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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
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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,
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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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Google Hangouts Dresses Up For Business
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google is making Hangouts part of Google Apps for Business to enhance the appeal of its cloud communications platform.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/30/2014
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Phishing: What Once Was Old Is New Again
Dave Kearns, Analyst, Kuppinger-Cole
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I used to think the heyday of phishing had passed. But as Symantec notes in its 2014 Internet Security Threat Report, I was wrong!
By Dave Kearns Analyst, Kuppinger-Cole, 7/30/2014
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Passport Database Outage: 'We Regret The Inconvenience'
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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US State Department database used to process passports and visas still hasn't recovered from a crash last week -- leaving tens of thousands of people stranded overseas.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/30/2014
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Security Holes Found In Some DLP Products
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
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Researchers to reveal key security flaws in commercial and open-source data loss prevention software at Black Hat USA next week.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 7/30/2014
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LinkedIn Redesigns Mobile Profiles
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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LinkedIn's new profile gives you more context about your connections and simplifies on-the-go editing.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/30/2014
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Oracle Says Database Upgrade Doesn't Enable In-Memory Option
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle insists latest database release doesn't enable a costly in-memory option, countering claims by an ex-Oracle-employee and database blogger.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/30/2014
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Cloudify Aims To Automate Cloud Troubleshooting
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Cloudify 3.0 gets feedback loop, combines cloud orchestration and monitoring.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/30/2014
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Cisco Certifications Confront Changing Skills Needs
Ethan Banks, Senior Network Architect
Commentary
New certs focused on network programmability, IoT, and IT/business skills will help steer IT pros toward emerging technologies. They could also help Cisco keep its hold on the market.
By Ethan Banks Senior Network Architect, 7/30/2014
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Measuring Cloud Performance Is Like Flying Blind
Patrick Carey, Vice President Product Management, Exoprise
Commentary
Legacy systems management software and tools are woefully inept at providing visibility into cloud applications and services. Here's why we need new methods.
By Patrick Carey Vice President Product Management, Exoprise, 7/30/2014
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Closing The UC Gap: 4 Tips
Curtis Peterson, Vice President of Operations, RingCentral
Commentary
Making the leap from unified communications to unified interaction is possible, but it involves more than just installing new software. Here's how to make a successful transition.
By Curtis Peterson Vice President of Operations, RingCentral, 7/30/2014
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Dark Reading Radio: Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Fail
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
Commentary
Learn about newly found vulnerabilities in commercial and open-source DLP software in the 7/30 episode of Dark Reading Radio.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 7/29/2014
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Scan Shows Possible Heartbleed Fix Failures
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
News
Study indicates many Global 2000 firms patched, but failed to replace digital certificates.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 7/29/2014
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Healthcare Security: CSOs Needed
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Too many healthcare environments cling to insecure legacy systems and lax accessibility standards. It's time to enact strong security leadership.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/29/2014
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Apple Refreshes MacBook Pros, Cuts Prices
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Apple upgrades MacBook Pros with faster processors and, for some models, lower prices and more RAM.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/29/2014
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Microsoft Enhances OneNote for Mac, iOS
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft continues its recent cross-platform emphasis with improved OneNote apps for Macs, iPhones, and iPads.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/29/2014
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Rise Of The Robots: Up From The Factory Floor
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Join San Diego State University professor Robert Judge and InformationWeek editor-at-large Thomas Claburn for a live discussion of the increasing interest in robots and automation.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/29/2014
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Doing Business Without Handshakes
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
Handshakes make us feel comfortable in business settings -- and spread germs that make us sick. Perhaps it's time for a new custom.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 7/29/2014
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