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Google Fiber Expansion Coming To Public Housing
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Google continues the expansion of its Fiber Internet service by offering free connections for families in public housing, starting in Kansas City. The search giant is already offering free WiFi service in some public housing developments.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/4/2016
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Google Self-Driving Cars May Motor To London
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Officials from London's transportation authority and Google are in active discussions to bring the company's self-driving cars to the city's streets.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/7/2016
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Google Runs Custom Networking Chips
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google engineers contributed open source code to the LLVM compile project, revealing the company's use of in-house silicon.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/12/2016
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Google Gives Away 2GB Of Storage To Promote Security
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google does its part for Safer Internet Day with its giveaway. Also, Gmail users will start seeing warnings when message senders can't be authenticated and when they don't support transport encryption.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/11/2016
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Google Expands 'Right To Be Forgotten' To More Websites
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
In a bid to assuage European objections over "right to be forgotten" issues, Google will scrub search results from more of its websites in Europe.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/11/2016
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Yahoo Layoffs Begin, Starting With Sunnyvale HQ
Michelle Maisto, Freelance Writer
News
Yahoo has promised to cut 1,700 positions, and it appears to have dropped the axe first in Sunnyvale by laying off 107 employees from its headquarters.
By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/11/2016
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Hadoop Distributor Hortonworks' Revenue Growth Blasts Off
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Hortonworks reported an annual revenue increase of 165%, but losses still outpace sales. Company executives promised a hard push to bring those numbers closer together in 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/11/2016
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Over 100,000 E-File PINs Fraudulently Accessed In Automated Attack On IRS App
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Personal data stolen from other sources was used in attack agency says
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 2/10/2016
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IoT Next Surveillance Frontier, Says US Spy Chief
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper delivers chilling remarks regarding the Internet of Things, noting there may come a day when spy agencies may tap into IoT for surveillance, network access, and more.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/10/2016
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NHTSA: Google's AI 'Driver' Can Qualify For US Roads
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
In a letter to the search giant, the NHTSA indicates its support for Google's self-driving vehicles by stating the computer that pilots the car can be considered a driver.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/10/2016
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Apache Spark Ignites Big Data Adoption
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Apache Spark is among the Hadoop ecosystem technologies acting as catalysts for broader adoption of big data infrastructure. Now, Looker -- a vendor of business intelligence software -- has announced support for Spark and other Hadoop technologies. The goal? To speed up access to the data that fuels business decision making.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/10/2016
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IoT Reality: Smart Homes Not Smart Enough Yet
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
The Internet of Things needs standardization and easier programming options. Until then, the promise of IoT for consumers remains unfulfilled.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/10/2016
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Chinese Cyberspies Pivot To Russia In Wake Of Obama-Xi Pact
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Kaspersky Lab has identified a massive uptick in cyber espionage in Russia by 'Chinese-speaking' APTs.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/9/2016
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Facebook Faces Trouble In France For Tracking Non-Users
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The CNIL, France's data regulation authority, has issued a formal notice to Facebook, warning the social network that it needs to fairly collect data concerning the browsing activity of Internet users who do not have an account.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/9/2016
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BIOS Hack Detection Added To Dell Enterprise Security Suite
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
With millions of machines potentially vulnerable to attacks on their BIOS firmware, Dell has introduced a verification tool designed for enterprise IT to monitor users' machines and intervene if an attack is detected. The cloud-based tool takes a different approach than other BIOS offerings on the market.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 2/9/2016
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Gartner BI Magic Quadrant: Inflection Point Has Arrived
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Reflecting the fundamental transformation in the market, Gartner has changed how it evaluates vendors in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics. Only three vendors survived the cut and stayed in the Leaders Quadrant. Here's a look at the changes.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/9/2016
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Google's Next Cardboard Could Be Plastic
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google is said to be preparing an updated VR headset. The new version could include more sensors, higher quality lenses, and a plastic shell.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/8/2016
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US Education CIO Admits To 'Unacceptable' Behavior
Michelle Maisto, Freelance Writer
News
US Department of Education CIO Danny Harris was grilled by lawmakers about possible ethics violations. Meanwhile the department, which has a lending budget the size of Citibank, was still said to be vulnerable to security threats.
By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/8/2016
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Super Bowl 50 Gets Analyzed, Tableau Spooks Investors: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data analysts got to work on Super Bowl 50, Tableau Software's earnings spooked investors on Wall Street, and OpenText released a tool for measuring sentiment about the US presidential elections. These are some of the stories you'll find in our big data roundup for the week ending February 7.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/7/2016
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Visa Debuts Developer Platform
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
As digital transactions reshape the payment industry, Visa wants to make sure developers use its technology.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/5/2016
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IBM Aims To Make Enterprises Agile With Cloud Data Services
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM says its new "Open for data" slogan encompasses a slew of new cloud data services and analytics offerings designed to make it easy for enterprises to quickly get started with big data in the cloud, even if their workloads require secure on-premises implementations.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/5/2016
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Cisco Bets Big On IoT With $1.4 B Jasper Buy
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Cisco is acquiring Jasper Technologies, developer of an Internet of Things cloud platform, for $1.4 billion. The move further pushes Cisco toward its transformation into a software company.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/5/2016
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