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Will IT Miss The Digital Wave?
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
That doesn't matter. The important question is -- will you?
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 8/21/2014
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Wanted: Cloud Brokers
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Do you know the ins and outs of cloud software stacks and security? Got the finesse to break through cultural resistance? Then you may have found your next career.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 8/21/2014
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When Internet Of Things Meets Big Data
Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director, THINKstrategies
IoT will exponentially increase the volume, variety, and velocity of data, but that's not all you need to worry about.
By Jeff Kaplan Managing Director, THINKstrategies, 8/20/2014
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Data Driven: Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications Coming Soon
Jeff Bertolucci,
For proposed V2V safety systems to work in the real world, a free flow of data between connected cars is essential. Naturally, the devil's in the details.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/20/2014
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Google SSL Decision: IT's Chance To Be A Hero
Lori MacVittie,
IT departments everywhere have a golden opportunity to look good by jumping on Google's decision to make SSL certification a part of rankings.
By Lori MacVittie , 8/20/2014
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Microsoft Releases OneNote For Android Tablets
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Microsoft again updates OneNote, moves towards goal of popularizing the app across all platforms.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 8/20/2014
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Google's Public Decade: 10 Search Innovations
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Google's Amit Singhal looks back at 10 years of search improvements.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/20/2014
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Moore's Law: The Future Is Energy Efficiency
Mark Papermaster, SVP & CTO, AMD
As the industry continues to shrink chips, energy efficiency is one way to expand Moore's Law beyond its current form. Let's explore how.
By Mark Papermaster SVP & CTO, AMD, 8/20/2014
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5 Ways To Beat The Digital Disruption Curse
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Companies like Atari and Pan Am featured in the movie Blade Runner were considered cursed, but today's companies face a very real curse -- their own digital inertia.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 8/19/2014
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HP's $199 Windows Laptop: Chromebook Killer?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Leaked specs show what a budget-friendly Windows device might offer. Is it enough to stem surging Chromebook sales?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 8/19/2014
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Stop Using Chrome, Mozilla Engineer Says
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Is Firefox really the best defense against Google's control of the Internet? Or should Mozilla just clean up its own mistakes rather than throwing stones at competitors?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/19/2014
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Wearable Devices: Keep Data Privacy In Check
Ruby A. Zefo, Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Intel
Consumers, businesses, and manufacturers can all help ensure that the privacy rights of those using wearables are respected and enforced.
By Ruby A. Zefo Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Intel, 8/18/2014
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Moto 360 Smartwatch Details Leak
Eric Zeman,
Best Buy gave an early reveal of previously unknown data points about the device, including its price.
By Eric Zeman , 8/18/2014
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5 Steps To A Healthy IT Culture
Sandy Salty, Director, Business Development, Trace3
Internal politics can jeopardize the success of IT projects. Here's how to maximize morale, encourage teamwork, and foster a healthier organization.
By Sandy Salty Director, Business Development, Trace3, 8/18/2014
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Windows 'Threshold': 7 Things To Expect
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Microsoft will reportedly release its next version of Windows as a public preview by this fall. Here's what we know about the next version of Windows.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 8/18/2014
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Internet Of Things: Limitless Dumb Possibilities
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Many of the "improvements" to ordinary household objects promised by SmartThings, a software company just acquired by Samsung, are already available elsewhere or seem like overkill.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/18/2014
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Apple Bans Two Toxic Chemicals
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
For the first time, Apple has published its list of regulated substances for manufacturing.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/15/2014
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Philadelphia Boosts Digital Connections With Citizens
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Philadelphia taps Salesforce and Unisys to ensure its "Philly 311" cloud and mobile program stays on top of all nonemergency requests from potholes to noise complaints.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/14/2014
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Android Dominates Smartphone Market With 85% Share
Eric Zeman,
Even Apple's iOS is a blip compared to Google's unstoppable, juggernaut mobile platform.
By Eric Zeman , 8/14/2014
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Enterprise Communications: Next Big Thing Is Embedded
Marty Parker, Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting
Enterprise communications will be delivered as capabilities of application software, not by separate generic communication systems. Are you preparing?
By Marty Parker Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting, 8/14/2014
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