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5 Early Cloud Adopters In Federal Government
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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Despite slow adoption government-wide, these agencies have paved the way for others implementing cloud computing.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 9/22/2014
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Federal Shared Services Gains Traction
Patience Wait,
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US Treasury official sees shared services boosting productivity and transparency.
By Patience Wait , 9/19/2014
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Ellison & 7 Other Tech Lions Still Roaring
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Larry Ellison's non-retirement reminds us of a few other tech industry elder statesmen still in the thick of running their companies.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/22/2014
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IT Salary Survey 2014: Government
InformationWeek Staff,
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Federal government IT professionals saw modest bumps in compensation. But that doesn't mean all is well: 29% of staffers had fewer training opportunities, and 21% of managers had their benefits cut. Half are looking for new jobs.
By InformationWeek Staff , 9/22/2014
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5 Early Cloud Adopters In Federal Government
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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Despite slow adoption government-wide, these agencies have paved the way for others implementing cloud computing.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 9/22/2014
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Google Plans To Encrypt Android Data By Default
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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After Apple CEO Tim Cook talks up iOS8 data security, Google says the next version of Android will shield data on devices more effectively.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/20/2014
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Backlash Coming On Car-to-Car Talk?
Junko Yoshida,
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Vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology is gaining momentum, and it could become a mandate. But industry and government must address privacy and other concerns.
By Junko Yoshida , 9/19/2014
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Federal Shared Services Gains Traction
Patience Wait,
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US Treasury official sees shared services boosting productivity and transparency.
By Patience Wait , 9/19/2014
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Twilio Says MMS Ready For Spotlight
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Twilio says cloud-based MMS means companies deploying apps can now include MMS messaging more affordably and easily.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/19/2014
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Oracle Leader Ellison Is Not 'Stepping Down'
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle announces new titles, but Larry Ellison, Safra Catz, and Mark Hurd say roles won't change. Buried news: Oracle misses earnings.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/19/2014
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Apple CEO: We Don't Covet Your Data
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Apple CEO Tim Cook highlights the company's commitment to privacy in an open letter.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/18/2014
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Federal Inaction Breeds ID Theft, Says Frank Abagnale
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Onetime "Catch Me If You Can" swindler turned anti-fraud consultant says identity theft is "4,000 times easier" than when he was living a life of crime.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/18/2014
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Enterprise Social Networks: 4 Pillars
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
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Success starts and ends with integration. Here's how to finally make collaboration click.
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 9/18/2014
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FCC In-Flight Cellphone Ban: Fight's On
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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Lobbyists and legislators urge the FCC not to reverse its 23-year-old ban on using cellphones during airline flight.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/17/2014
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Basho Revamps Riak Open-Source Database
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Basho Riak Enterprise 2.0 release steps up NoSQL competition with Cassandra with prebuilt data functions, Apache Solr support, and SSD storage for hot data.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/17/2014
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Data Scientists Want Big Data Ethics Standards
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Nearly half of data scientists surveyed last month say Facebook's controversial "mood manipulation study" was unethical, and many support ethics guidelines for big data research.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 9/17/2014
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Open Source Fix For US Voting System?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
Commentary
Open source programmers and maverick election officials want to improve the way we vote, register to vote, and count the votes. Wish them luck.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/16/2014
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IBM Watson Data Analysis Service Revealed
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM Watson Analytics cloud service aims to simplify data-driven decision making. Can cognitive computing get around decades-old complications?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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HIPAA Violations: Don't Be A Headline
Stephen Treglia, Legal Counsel, Absolute Software
Commentary
No HIPAA violation case has ever gone to court, for interesting reasons. Here's advice on avoiding violations in the first place.
By Stephen Treglia Legal Counsel, Absolute Software, 9/16/2014
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MapR Ships Drill For SQL Analysis Of Big Data
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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MapR says Apache Drill SQL-on-Hadoop option supports flexible data exploration, more extensive SQL support than Cloudera Impala.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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Simplify HIPAA, Devs Tell DC
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
App developer association ACT teams with AirStrip and other mobile app companies to ask for simpler, updated Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act rules governing app development.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/16/2014
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Text-To-Speech Apps Aid Students With Dyslexia
Dennis Mitzner, Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com
Commentary
Voxdox, a text-to-speech app, aims to help children and adults with learning disabilities such as dyslexia or alexia.
By Dennis Mitzner Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com, 9/16/2014
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