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Twitter Reveals Mobile App Install Ads
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
With a new ad format, Twitter follows in Facebook's footsteps. App developers will love it, but will users?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/17/2014
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Internet Of Things Will Demand Continuous Development
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
The Internet of Things will add so much programmability to devices that keeping software current will become a never-ending task.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 4/17/2014
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Chrome Remote Desktop For Android: First Look
Eric Zeman,
News
Google's new app lets Android smartphone and tablet users access Windows and Mac PCs remotely.
By Eric Zeman , 4/17/2014
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Google's 10 Big Bets On The Future
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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From Project Ara smartphones to solar-powered drones, these Google projects try to turn science fiction into reality. Look what's coming.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/17/2014
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What DJs Can Teach DevOps Cynics
Steve Shah, Senior Director, Product Management, NetScaler Product Group, Citrix
Commentary
Just as new tools transform a DJ's musical options, DevOps revolutionizes what IT can do for the business.
By Steve Shah Senior Director, Product Management, NetScaler Product Group, Citrix, 4/17/2014
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Cisco, Arista, HP: SDN Strategies
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
In the second part of this series examining vendors' SDN products, I look at Cisco ACI, Arista's programmable approach, and HP's commitment to OpenFlow.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 4/17/2014
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Cloud Holdouts Face Tipping Point
Jasmine  McTigue, Principal, McTigue Analytics
Commentary
If your technology strategy doesn't emphasize a phased approach to cloud architectures during the next 18 months, it might be time to look for a new job.
By Jasmine McTigue Principal, McTigue Analytics, 4/17/2014
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Enterprise Wearables Will Avoid BYOD Pitfalls
J.P. Gownder, VP & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research
Commentary
Wearable devices made for the enterprise will offer more immediate value than BYOD programs. Here's why.
By J.P. Gownder VP & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, 4/17/2014
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Billion-Dollar BS Degrees
Karen Field,
News
Look who's getting rich with engineering degrees, according to the Forbes list of the world's top 100 billionaires.
By Karen Field , 4/16/2014
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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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Twitter Posts Betray Illness
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Tweets reveal whether you have influenza, according to Penn State researchers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/14/2014
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So You Want To Be A CTO?
Karen Tegan Padir, CTO, Progress
News
The role requires you to constantly balance technical and people skills, and to look ahead while fulfilling the here and now.
By Karen Tegan Padir CTO, Progress, 4/14/2014
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Data Scientists Want Respect & Results
Shane O'Neill,
Commentary
Analytics managers from Macy's, Ford, and Google offer tips on how to integrate and inspire data scientists.
By Shane O'Neill , 4/14/2014
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Twitter Revamp: 10 Things To Know
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Twitter's latest round of changes takes design cues from Facebook and provides new ways to tout your profile and Tweets. Get up to speed.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/12/2014
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Hacker Weev Free After Appeal
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer, who embarrassed AT&T by exposing a security flaw, had his conviction overturned by federal appeals court.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/11/2014
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Feds Address Antitrust Concerns On Cyberthreat Sharing
William Jackson, Technology Writer
News
Justice Dept. and FTC confirm that sharing cybersecurity threat information is not an antitrust law violation.
By William Jackson Technology Writer, 4/11/2014
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Google Releases Project Ara Module Developer Kit
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Early version gives developers a glimpse of how to create Project Ara hardware modules. Does it give Apple and Microsoft more to worry about from Android?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/11/2014
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5 Ways Android Won Me Over
Israel Lifshitz, Founder & CEO, Nubo
Commentary
From security to "Lego" programming, Android has more going for it than you might think.
By Israel Lifshitz Founder & CEO, Nubo, 4/11/2014
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ICANN Defends Internet Oversight Handoff
William Jackson, Technology Writer
News
Congress hears arguments for and against Commerce Department plans to give up control of many Internet operations.
By William Jackson Technology Writer, 4/10/2014
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Charge Phones In 30 Seconds: One Startup's Plan
Kevin Fogarty,
News
Startup company StoreDot demonstrates a new system for charging phones using organic polymer materials rather than traditional silicon.
By Kevin Fogarty , 4/10/2014
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