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7 Important Tech Regulatory Issues In 2015
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
From net neutrality to patent reform and drones, these regulations will be in the spotlight. See what's at stake.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 11/19/2014
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A Super-Wrong Way To Understand Net Neutrality
Robert Atkinson,
Commentary
Comparisons to electricity and cable TV are off base. Time for an honest discussion.
By Robert Atkinson , 11/18/2014
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Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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HHS Embraces Innovation
Henry Kenyon,
News
Health department's IDEA Lab uses tech startup techniques to develop new services and features.
By Henry Kenyon , 11/20/2014
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Open Source Vs. Proprietary: Time For A New Manifesto
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
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Philosophical debates over OpenStack vs. vCloud or OpenDaylight vs. Cisco ACI miss the point. For IT, ideological purity is neither possible nor desirable
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 11/20/2014
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Firefox Drops Google For Yahoo Search
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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H-1B Visa Program: 13 Notable Statistics
Kevin Casey,
News
Demand for new H-1B visas is expected to considerably outpace supply in the coming year. Consider these 13 instructive figures.
By Kevin Casey , 11/20/2014
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Internet Architecture Board Calls For Net Encryption By Default
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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The Internet Architecture Board (IAB) urges encryption across the protocol stack to usher in an era where encrypted traffic is the norm. But there are possible security tradeoffs.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/19/2014
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BitTorrent Sync Plans Pro Tier
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
BitTorrent Sync 1.4 enters general release, and the company unveils plans for Pro version of its software.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/19/2014
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7 Important Tech Regulatory Issues In 2015
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
From net neutrality to patent reform and drones, these regulations will be in the spotlight. See what's at stake.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 11/19/2014
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The Web Isn't Dying, But Control Is
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
In a renewed debate about the health of the web and the dominance of native apps, let's not gloss over the issue of user control.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/19/2014
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IBM Verse: Can It Trump Google Inbox?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Cloud-based IBM Verse blends email, collaboration, and social intelligence to show what's relevant. Main rivals: Microsoft Clutter and Google Inbox.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/18/2014
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Tech Heavyweights Push For Surveillance Reform
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
AOL, Apple, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo ask the US Senate to limit mass surveillance.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/18/2014
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H-1B Visas: What To Expect In 2015
Kevin Casey,
Commentary
Demand for new H-1B visas will continue to outstrip supply -- likely by an even wider margin -- in 2015. Here's guidance for employers and employees.
By Kevin Casey , 11/18/2014
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10 Techies We'd Invite To Thanksgiving
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Guess who's coming to dinner. Do robots need their own place settings?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/18/2014
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9 Healthcare Innovations Driven By Open Data
Joel Gurin, Senior Advisor, The Governance Lab, NYU
News
Startups are using big, open data to power apps and tools designed to keep people healthier -- and we're not just talking about Watson.
By Joel Gurin Senior Advisor, The Governance Lab, NYU, 11/18/2014
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TRUSTe Not So Trustworthy
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Privacy certification company has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/17/2014
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Internet Of Things 'Overhyped,' Say IT Execs
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
IT executives expect the IoT to impact their businesses, although they're not sure how, finds CompTIA survey.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/17/2014
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DoD Changes Cloud Computing Policy
Henry Kenyon,
News
Changing culture is just as important as new technology, CIO Halvorsen says.
By Henry Kenyon , 11/17/2014
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Why We Must Move To IPv6
John Curran, President & CEO, American Registry for Internet Numbers
Commentary
Facts are facts: The number of IPv4 addresses available in North America will reach zero soon.
By John Curran President & CEO, American Registry for Internet Numbers, 11/17/2014
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HP Taps Vertica For SQL On Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
HP brings fast, familiar SQL querying to Hadoop using Vertica database. Here's how it stands out from other big data analysis options.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/17/2014
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ACA Open Enrollment: Showtime For Health Insurance Sites
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
During the next three months, consumers can sign up for health insurance during the Affordable Care Act open enrollment period. New technologies at health insurance websites aim to smooth the way.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/14/2014
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