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Google: Your Password Security Questions Are Terrible
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
You might want to think twice about using an easy-to-remember security question for your protected accounts, according to a Google study.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/22/2015
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iPad May Get Split-Screen Multitasking In iOS 9
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple is preparing some long overdue features for the iPad and may launch them on larger iPad Pro tablets later this year. This relates back to functionality in the upcoming iOS 9.
By Eric Zeman , 5/22/2015
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Bots Outpace Humans Online: Study
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Humans were responsible for only 41% of network traffic monitored by Distil Networks; bots made up the rest. What does this mean for your applications?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/22/2015
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Driverless Cars, AI, Robots: Why CIOs Should Care
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
Commentary
Everybody loves to talk about a future filled with driverless cars, robots to tend to our every need, and artificial intelligence that can solve our problems. But does it all really matter for CIOs?
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 5/20/2015
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IoT Market Will Grow 19 Percent in 2015, IDC Predicts
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
An IDC report indicates the market for the Internet of Things will only become more robust over the next few years. An increase use in retail digital signage will help the IoT market grow 19 percent in 2015.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/20/2015
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SAP, NHL Score With Big Data During Stanley Cup Playoffs
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
The National Hockey League kicks off a five-year big data partnership with SAP with the 2015 Stanley Cup Bracket Challenge.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/20/2015
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IBM Broadens Hybrid Cloud Portfolio With OpenStack Play
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
With its OpenStack Services, IBM is looking to expand its cloud services portfolio to compete with the likes of Amazon and Microsoft Azure.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/19/2015
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iOS vs. Android: What’s Best For Enterprise Security?
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Among the major concerns of enterprises these days are data security and theft from mobile devices. Here's a look at whether iOS or Android offers better enterprise security.
By InformationWeek Staff , 5/19/2015
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Apple Debuts New MacBook, iMac Ahead Of WWDC
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple adds Force Touch to its 15-inch MacBook Pro, intros a less-expensive iMac desktop, and reveals a new charging dock for the iPhone.
By Eric Zeman , 5/19/2015
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Google, Apple Urge Obama To Protect Phone Data Privacy
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The letter, signed by Google, Apple, and a number of tech companies and security organizations, is urging Obama to halt legislation that would allow government to access personal data stored on mobile devices.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/19/2015
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Whether Or Not Chris Roberts Took Over A Plane, It Still Matters
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Whether prominent hacker Chris Roberts took over a plane or not, the industry needs to rethink the way white hat hackers do their research.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/18/2015
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Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile Strategy Promises Less Pain
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Microsoft is borrowing a tactic from Apple's playbook and will be responsible for delivering system updates to Windows 10 mobile smartphones.
By Eric Zeman , 5/18/2015
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Apple Snaps Up GPS Specialist Coherent Navigation
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Apple's Maps service has been gaining traction in the years following its bumpy rollout, and the acquisition of Coherent Navigation could make the app even more precise with GPS technology.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/18/2015
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Streaming Analytics: Government Must Step Up
Chris Steel, Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions
Commentary
By blending static big data with streaming analysis, agencies will get insights they've never had.
By Chris Steel Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions, 5/18/2015
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IoT Buzz: Legit Business Or Next Tech Bubble Fail?
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
In the Internet of Things, everything needs to be connected and "smart." But, if everything is smart, how do you know what's dumb or doomed to fail?
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 5/18/2015
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Windows 10 Patch Strategy: IT Dream Or Nightmare?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Here's what systems administrators and others in IT will love (and hate) about Microsoft's Windows 10 patch and upgrade strategy.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/17/2015
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Google Self-Driving Cars Hit The Road
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The latest self-driving car prototypes from Google will roll on public roads in Mountain View, Calif., later this summer.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/16/2015
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Hadoop Adoption Remains Steady, But Slow, Gartner Finds
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Despite the big data hype, the adoption of Hadoop remains a slow, steady process, according to new Gartner research. A lack of Hadoop skills and complexity can account for this.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/15/2015
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Apple Watch, Android Wear Lack Theft Protection
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The Apple Watch and Google's Android Wear platform don't have any security measures in place protecting their pricey wearables from loss or theft.
By Eric Zeman , 5/14/2015
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Google Faces More Scrutiny Over Right To Be Forgotten
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A group of 80 Web academics have penned an open letter to Google insisting on more transparency for right to be forgotten requests in Europe.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/14/2015
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