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UC San Diego Researchers Amp Up Internet Speeds
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Researchers at UC San Diego have blown through expected limits of data transmission on fiber optic cable, paving a new lane for faster Web surfing.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/29/2015
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Art Plus Technology Keeps Kids Out Of Prison
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
When artists and courts come together to keep kids out of prison, data privacy is a key concern. The Young New Yorkers group uses Wall Street tools to solve the problem.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/25/2015
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IT Spending Reports Show A Tech Market In Transition
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Gartner is predicting that worldwide spending on information technology will decline 5.5%, while Forrester has revised its US tech market projections down slightly.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/30/2015
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Google Says Yelp-Backed Study Is Flawed
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Conflicting claims fly as European antitrust officials await a response to objections from Google.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/30/2015
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IBM Makes Lake George World's Smartest Lake
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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Over 60 researchers, including ones from IBM and Rensselaer Polytechnic, are turning Lake George into a sea of sensors.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/30/2015
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Google's Android Appeal Rejected by Supreme Court
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Oracle's copyright lawsuit against Google over Android now returns to a lower court.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/29/2015
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Linux Foundation Funds Internet Security Advances
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative has selected three security-oriented projects to receive a total of $500,000 in funding.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/25/2015
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Art Plus Technology Keeps Kids Out Of Prison
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
When artists and courts come together to keep kids out of prison, data privacy is a key concern. The Young New Yorkers group uses Wall Street tools to solve the problem.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/25/2015
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Self-Driving Cars Ripe For Global Platform War
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Two distinct views of self-driving cars will be difficult to reconcile.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/24/2015
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iOS 9, Android M Place New Focus On Security, Privacy
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
Google and Apple have publicly challenged calls from law enforcement agencies to weaken encryption on consumer devices. In turn, iOS 9 and Android M will sport a string of new security and privacy features for users.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 6/24/2015
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Amazon Echo Wants To Talk With You
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
With its invite-only beta phase behind it, Amazon Echo will be available for sale in the US next month with several new features, including connected-home options, Google Calendar, and Audible Audiobooks.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/23/2015
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Apple May Remove Lines, Clean Up iPhone Design
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple has patented a way to make the plastic lines on the back of the iPhone disappear for good.
By Eric Zeman , 6/22/2015
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IBM Aims To Ease Data Sharing For Police, Emergency Services
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/22/2015
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FCC: Subsidize Rural Broadband, Block Robocalls
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The FCC voted 3-2 to extend and reform a program that would help low-income Americans gain access to the Web through subsidies. The commission is also allowing customers to block spam and robocalls.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/19/2015
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Houston Astros' Breach A 'Wake-Up Call' On Industrial Cyber Espionage
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
The St. Louis Cardinals' alleged breach of the Astros' proprietary database raises concern over the possibility of US companies hacking their rivals for intel.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 6/18/2015
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What $100 Million AT&T Fine Says About The FCC
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The FCC's bruising attacks on broadband companies show its strong focus on consumers. The $100 million fine against AT&T is just the latest in this fight.
By Eric Zeman , 6/18/2015
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EFF Data Privacy Report Praises Apple, Slams AT&T
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
In the Electronic Frontier Foundation's fifth annual report, Apple gets high marks for protecting privacy, while WhatsApp and AT&T land at the bottom.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/18/2015
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OPM Breach Offers Tough Lessons For CIOs
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
While your enterprise may have a chief information security officer and a robust data governance department, CIOs and IT organizations are the ones on the front lines of protecting enterprise data. What lessons can we draw from the OPM breach?
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/17/2015
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3D Printing Robot Will Build An Entire Bridge
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
In a move that takes 3D printers into the real world, a 3D printing robot will make a bridge over a canal in Amsterdam.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/16/2015
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Adobe Upgrades Creative Cloud Apps, Launches Stock
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Adobe's major Creative Cloud update stretches across 15 applications and includes new tools for iOS and Android users.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/16/2015
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Cyberspies Stole Legit Digital Certificates To Mask Their Malware
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Duqu 2.0 nation-state attackers used pilfered Foxconn hardware driver certs to sign spying malware that hit negotiators in Iranian nuclear pact discussions, Kaspersky Lab -- and now, an ICS/SCADA hardware vendor.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 6/15/2015
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Google GCP Customers Sungard, PwC Share Use Cases
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
At the Google Next event in New York City, executives from Sungard and PwC talked about how they're applying the company's cloud platform to meet enterprise-scale big data needs.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/14/2015
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