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EMP, Debunked: The Jolt That Could Fry The Cloud
John Barnes, freelance writer
News
An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) from the sun or a high-altitude nuclear blast could change life as we know it, but how worried should you really be? Here's a primer.
By John Barnes freelance writer, 9/15/2014
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Dyre Straits: Why This Cloud Attack's Different
Kaushik Narayan, Co-Founder and CTO at Skyhigh Networks
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Dyre is a new breed of Trojan, attacking cloud apps and using the cloud as a delivery vehicle.
By Kaushik Narayan Co-Founder and CTO at Skyhigh Networks, 9/12/2014
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Google Android One: India Play
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Initiative to make Android matter in emerging markets brings its first low-cost phones to India.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/15/2014
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EMP, Debunked: The Jolt That Could Fry The Cloud
John Barnes, freelance writer
News
An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) from the sun or a high-altitude nuclear blast could change life as we know it, but how worried should you really be? Here's a primer.
By John Barnes freelance writer, 9/15/2014
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Chromebooks Now Can Run Android Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Only four Android apps now run on Chrome OS, but Google insists there will be more.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/12/2014
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Google Makes Apps More Accessible
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Improved support for screen readers makes Google Apps more inviting to the blind.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/11/2014
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Apple's Next Chapter: 10 Key Issues
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Apple is ready to enter the wearables market, but current technology only gets the company halfway there.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/11/2014
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SAP Improves Prediction With Big Data, Geospatial Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP InfiniteInsight brings Hadoop and location data into predictive models. BusinessObjects ties data-integrity knot with SAP Lumira.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/11/2014
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Feds Hesitate Moving IT Services To The Cloud
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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Government IT execs compare transitioning data to the cloud to giving their kids the keys to a new convertible.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 9/11/2014
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Big Data: How To Pick Your Platform
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
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Hadoop? A high-scale relational database? NoSQL? Event-processing technology? One size doesn't fit all. Here's how to decide.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 9/10/2014
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Apple iCloud Hack's Other Victim: Cloud Trust
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Our flash poll finds users feel more vulnerable about cloud security in general. No wonder: Apple's opening statement of indignation now sounds a little hollow.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/10/2014
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Apple Watch: Useless Beauty, Brilliant Engineering
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Apple's entry into the wearable market both disappoints and delights. But the Apple watch will breathe life into the entire wearable industry.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/10/2014
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City Of Austin Broadens Data Analysis Efforts
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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Austin picks MicroStrategy to help the city analyze data across municipal departments, from police and fire to maintenance and permitting.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/10/2014
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3 Reasons Government Must Invest In Mobile Software
Stephen Rodriguez, Managing Partner, Coldon Strategic Advisors
Commentary
Government needs apps that meet regulatory requirements, as well as the needs of its workers.
By Stephen Rodriguez Managing Partner, Coldon Strategic Advisors, 9/10/2014
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#Ebola Lessons: How Social Media Gets Infected
Evan Blair, COO, ZeroFOX
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Social networks can be both hero and villain during disease outbreaks and other public panics.
By Evan Blair COO, ZeroFOX, 9/9/2014
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Blinders For Google Glass
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Cyborg Unplug promises to boot Google Glass and other surveillance devices from local networks.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/9/2014
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LA Moves To Drupal To Improve Website Management
Patience Wait,
News
Los Angeles will move its 40 sites to the open platform and add features such as user notifications, subscriptions, and event registration.
By Patience Wait , 9/9/2014
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Accenture Wins $53 Million Army ERP Contract
Sherly Mendoza, freelance writer
News
Accenture Federal Services will continue to refine the consolidated financial planning system.
By Sherly Mendoza freelance writer, 9/9/2014
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IoT, Mobile Give Government IT New Challenges
Henry Kenyon,
News
New mobile devices and the coming Internet of Things might change the way government identifies workers and allows data access, say experts.
By Henry Kenyon , 9/9/2014
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Aging Of America: Internet To The Rescue
Howard Anderson, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School
Commentary
We're running out of money, not technology solutions.
By Howard Anderson Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School, 9/9/2014
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Apple To Dominate Wearables Through 2016: Forrester
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Forrester Research sees Apple's rumored iWatch as a boon for marketers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/8/2014
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Your Next Cloud Move
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
News
Our 2014 State of Cloud Survey shows IT has realized the easy gains from SaaS. Now it's time to dig into PaaS, containers, performance, and more.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 9/8/2014
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