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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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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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Fluke's TruView Live Monitors Cloud, SaaS Apps
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
A new hosted service from Fluke Networks uses physical and virtual appliances to monitor cloud application performance.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 5/21/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile: 5 Questions We Want Answered
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft has given Windows 10 for desktop its share of attention. What can we expect from Windows 10 Mobile?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/20/2015
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HANA, Hadoop Help SAP Connect IoT And Big Data
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Engineers at Sapphire Now discussed the potential and limitations for SAP S/4HANA as a platform for managing an enterprise Internet of Things and the big data that strategy requires.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/20/2015
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Microsoft's Reported Email App Targets iOS
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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A Microsoft slip leaked information on new chat app Flow, which works alongside Outlook to deliver faster messaging on Apple devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 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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On-Demand Workers Face Low Pay, Limited Flexibility
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
A survey tackles the benefits and challenges of life as an on-demand worker in the 1099 economy.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 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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Identity Management For People, Things: Startup Profile
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Startup ForgeRock leverages software from Sun Microsystems to provide identity services for users and devices.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 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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Microsoft's Solitaire: 25 Years of Wasting Time
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Redmond celebrates Microsoft Solitaire's 25th birthday with an employee tournament the same week it welcomes a creative director for HoloLens.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/19/2015
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Twilio Broadens Communications Platform
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
With IP Messaging and other new services, Twilio hopes to give companies such as Uber more control over the communication infrastructure they build into their apps.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/19/2015
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Google Cloud Platform Drops Price, Again
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
It's also offering a big discount for computing jobs that aren't time sensitive and thus can run during low-demand times.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 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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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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Windows 10 Mobile, Hyperlapse, Hyper-V: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
News from Microsoft this week includes plans to bring cables under the Pacific, new Windows 10 Editions, and the latest Windows 10 mobile build.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/16/2015
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LG Lancet Sports Windows Phone 8.1, Low Price
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Verizon Wireless is planning to offer the LG Lancet, a budget smartphone that runs Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 plus the software company's Cortana digital assistant.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/15/2015
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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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