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Drones: 10 Novel Uses For Your City
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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Drones are becoming more than mere law enforcement adjuncts, as cities find new ways to save money and even raise revenue with the unmanned aerial vehicles.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/23/2015
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AT&T's DirecTV Acquisition Completed After FCC Approval
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Hours after the FCC gave final approval to the deal, AT&T announced it had completed its acquisition of DirecTV, a deal estimated at $49 billion. The integration of the two companies will occur over the coming months.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/26/2015
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Google Lets Cloud Customers Supply Encryption Keys
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Users of Google Compute Engine can now provide their own keys to secure data, turning Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) into even more of a self-service affair.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/28/2015
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Building An IT Infrastructure: From Dream To Data Center
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Tonia Williams, CIO of the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation, recounts how she was invited to imagine a data center where there was none, and then set out to build it.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/28/2015
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Ban AI Weapons, Scientists Demand
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Roboticists and experts in artificial intelligence want to prohibit offensive autonomous weapons.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/27/2015
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iPhone Kill Switch: How Effective Is It?
Eric Zeman,
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A new report shows that the iPhone kill switch may not be as effective as first thought. What does this mean for other smartphone kill switches?
By Eric Zeman , 7/27/2015
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Online Security: How The Experts Keep Safe
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Google researchers have compared the security practices of experts to non-experts, and identified several ways that typical Internet users can improve their online security.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/27/2015
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VDI Prepares Sussex County, NJ, For Anything
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Sussex County, NJ, built a cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure for a mobile workforce. The project earned the organization a spot in the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/27/2015
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Dmail Makes Gmail Vanish
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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You can make Gmail messages self-destruct with a Chrome browser extension.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/25/2015
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Car Hacking Shifts Into High Gear
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Researchers now have proven you can hack a car remotely, and at Black Hat USA will share most -- but not all -- of the details on how they did it.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/23/2015
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Sony Drone Venture Targets IoT
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
By entering the drone business in a joint venture with Aerosense, Sony aims to expand its involvement with cloud services and the Internet of Things.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/23/2015
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Twitter Security Pro: Encryption Isn't Enough
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Companies need to focus on developing secure coding practices and security education.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/23/2015
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Drones: 10 Novel Uses For Your City
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Drones are becoming more than mere law enforcement adjuncts, as cities find new ways to save money and even raise revenue with the unmanned aerial vehicles.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/23/2015
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California Firefighters Might Shoot Down Drones
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
To help firefighters, the California State Assembly is considering giving them permission to take out drones in their way.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/22/2015
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FCC Chairman Recommends AT&T, DirecTV Merger
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler finds some good things to recommend about the proposed merger between AT&T and DirecTV.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/22/2015
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iPhone Sales Power Strong Apple Earnings
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
With 47.5 million iPhones sold during the quarter, demand for the smartphone continues to fill Apple's coffers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/22/2015
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Google Fights Export Controls For 'Intrusion Software'
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Proposed export rules could hobble cybersecurity research, Google claims.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/21/2015
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Drone Delivers Medicine In Virginia
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The delivery test is being compared to the historic first flight of the Wright brothers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/20/2015
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Google Surges With YouTube, Mobile Ads, Cost Control
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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For Google, mobile ads are paying off better than expected, and expenses declined a bit.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/17/2015
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Darkode Shuttered But Cybercrime Still Alive And Well
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Major international law enforcement takedown of exclusive criminal hacker forum highlights victory -- and challenges -- of global law enforcement of cybercrime.
By Fahmida Rashid, Contributing Editor , 7/17/2015
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Amazon Prime Day Fail: Huge Sales, Grumpy Customers
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
Moving merchandise may qualify as success, but not everyone was sold on sales figures as the salient metric.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/17/2015
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NASA's New Horizons Brings Pluto Into Focus
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The outermost planet in our solar system comes into breathtaking relief as NASA successfully completes a nine-year, 3-billion-mile expedition to Pluto.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/17/2015
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