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7 Bold Tech Ideas That Will Make You Uncomfortable
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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Elite tech leaders pushed the boundaries at the InformationWeek Conference. At least one of these ideas should make you squirm and think, "We need to do that."
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 5/26/2015
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Jony Ive Promoted To Chief Design Officer At Apple
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Jony Ive, the design genius behind Apple's most iconic products, including the MacBook, iPhone, and Apple Watch, gets a promotion to chief design officer. What does it mean for the rest of the company?
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/26/2015
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BlackBerry Doomed By First iPhone, Storm Failure
Eric Zeman,
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BlackBerry corporate leaders' inability to react effectively to market changes, specifically the first iPhone and AT&T's deal with Apple, doomed the famed smartphone maker.
By Eric Zeman , 5/26/2015
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Fujitsu ScanSnap ix100: Portable Scanning In A Backpack
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Fujitu's ScanSnap ix100 brings the "paperless office" one step close to mobile professionals. Here's InformationWeek's review.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/26/2015
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Android Factory Reset Leaves Your Data Exposed: Study
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Flaws in Google’s Android operating system mean the factory-reset option is unlikely to permanently wipe all your data -- or master token -- from the device.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/25/2015
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Microsoft ATA: Worthy Successor To Patch Tuesday
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Tight integration with Active Directory gives Microsoft's new Advanced Threat Analytics appliance a powerful claim to stake in enterprise IT security.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/25/2015
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Big Data: The Interdisciplinary Vortex
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Big data analytics requires companies to operate outside departmental boundaries, and sometimes beyond the spheres of their expertise, to find solutions to certain challenges.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/25/2015
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8 Reasons IT Pros Hate The Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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We sense a simmering level of vitriol whenever we speak with IT professionals about the cloud in our daily conversations, at industry conferences, and in other settings. Here's why.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/25/2015
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Google: Your Password Security Questions Are Terrible
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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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
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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
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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
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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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