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Elon Musk's Hyperloop May Qualify For Federal Funding
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
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Although Elon Musk's vision of levitating, high-speed pods zipping through a highway tube has been called crazy by some, the US Transportation Secretary said it may be eligible for government funding.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/1/2016
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Wanted: IT Heroes For 2016 InformationWeek Awards
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
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The submission period is now open for four new awards that will be presented during the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100 Conference in May. We need your help now to find the best candidates for each category.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 1/26/2016
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Visa Debuts Developer Platform
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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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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Canonical Unveils Aquarius M10 Ubuntu Edition Tablet
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Canonical's tablet arrives in Q2 to face a challenging market for such devices. But the company says its offering delivers a true tablet experience, along with the full Ubuntu desktop experience.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/4/2016
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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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Lights Out: Not So Fast
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Author and famed broadcast journalist Ted Koppel's new bestseller warns of a 'likely' nationwide and devastating blackout of the US grid at the hands of hackers, but some government and utility industry officials disagree.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/3/2016
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Passwords, Email Addresses, Were Most Stolen Data In 2015
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Analysis of public data breaches finds US and UK represented more than 45% of all reported breaches last year, and major energy firms make the list of most multiple breaches.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/3/2016
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Email Etiquette: 5 Ways To Write Better Corporate Email
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
It's easier than ever to send a corporate email -- and that's a huge problem. Misleading and meandering messages often clog corporate inboxes and lead to poor communication among colleagues. Here's a look at five common email mistakes and ways to fix them.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 2/3/2016
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Microsoft Recalls 2.4M Surface Pro Power Cords
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Microsoft issued a recall for its Surface Pro AC power cords after it heard complaints of the cords overheating and posing a fire and shock hazard.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/3/2016
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Yahoo To Lay Off 15% Of Workforce, Hints At Sale Of Assets
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Yahoo said it plans to cut 15% of its workforce and hinted at selling its non-strategic assets. Another strong indication that change is afoot is the resignation of a high-profile board member -- the second one in the past two months.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/3/2016
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Hadoop At 10: Milestones And Momentum
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Hadoop, an open source framework for wrangling unstructured data and analytics, celebrated its 10th birthday in January. Here's a look at the milestones, players, and events that marked the growth of this groundbreaking technology.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/3/2016
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NASA Denies Hackers Hijacked Its Drone
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The space agency insists AnonSec didn't commandeer a NASA Global Hawk drone, but it's still looking into claims its network was hacked.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/2/2016
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Computer Science For All: Obama Unveils Initiative For US Students
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Computer science is no longer an optional skill, says President Barack Obama. The new Computer Science for All initiative represents an extension of ongoing efforts by the White House to improve the availability of, and access to, K-12 education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/2/2016
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Google Parent Alphabet Dethrones Apple As Most Valuable Company
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Alphabet's overall earnings results were better than expected, passing Apple as the most valuable company in the world. Google accounted for all but a sliver of its parent company's revenue.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/2/2016
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Elon Musk's Hyperloop May Qualify For Federal Funding
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Although Elon Musk's vision of levitating, high-speed pods zipping through a highway tube has been called crazy by some, the US Transportation Secretary said it may be eligible for government funding.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/1/2016
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The Cybersecurity Talent You Seek May Be In-House
Rutrell Yasin, Business Technology Writer, Tech Writers Bureau
News
IT staff in many cases are already performing security-related work -- with proper training, they could be converted to the security team.
By Rutrell Yasin Business Technology Writer, Tech Writers Bureau, 2/1/2016
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Flu Forecasting App Helps Your Boss, Marketers Plan Ahead
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Sickweather has released a disease forecast API to developers. The potential market for such information includes healthcare professionals, employers, and even the advertising industry.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/31/2016
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Free Hadoop, Spark Training; Advanced Analytics Market Grows: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
MapR is expanding its free training on Hadoop and Spark, Gartner says the advanced analytics market is growing fast, and Microsoft gets generous with deep learning. Plus, how to stop your leaders from making decisions. All that and more in our big data roundup for the week ending January 31.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/31/2016
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Google Taps Machine Learning To Make Smartphones Smarter
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Through a partnership with chip maker Movidius, Google plans to bring deep learning to future mobile devices.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/29/2016
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How Incident Response Fails In Industrial Control System Networks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Experts say a solid incident response plan is the best way to minimize the damage of a cyberattack--but IR isn't so simple for the ICS/SCADA world.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/28/2016
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