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Satellite Communications Wide Open To Hackers
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
News
Satellite terminals widely used in transportation, military, and industrial plants contain backdoors, hardcoded credentials, weak encryption algorithms, and other design flaws, a new report says.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 4/17/2014
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Internet Of Things Will Demand Continuous Development
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
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The Internet of Things will add so much programmability to devices that keeping software current will become a never-ending task.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 4/17/2014
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11 Heartbleed Facts: Vulnerability Discovery, Mitigation Continue
Mathew J. Schwartz,
News
Millions of websites, applications from Cisco and VMware, Google Play apps, as well as millions of Android devices are vulnerable -- and the list keeps growing.
By Mathew J. Schwartz , 4/17/2014
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Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems: 4 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft tries to become a power player in the brave new world of Internet-connected sensors, using a cloud-based Internet of Things management service, Azure Intelligent Systems.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/17/2014
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VMware Offers Disaster Recovery As A Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware disaster recovery service lets customers automatically replicate business systems and data in one of VMware's five vCloud Hybrid Service datacenters.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/15/2014
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Data Scientists Want Respect & Results
Shane O'Neill,
Commentary
Analytics managers from Macy's, Ford, and Google offer tips on how to integrate and inspire data scientists.
By Shane O'Neill , 4/14/2014
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Tibco Brings Reusability To Web, Mobile Apps
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Tibco BusinessWorks 6.0 upgrade gives Web and mobile developers an old-school-meets-new-school backbone for reusing integration logic and components.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/14/2014
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Twitter Revamp: 10 Things To Know
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Twitter's latest round of changes takes design cues from Facebook and provides new ways to tout your profile and Tweets. Get up to speed.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/12/2014
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Microsoft's 5 Next Tests
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft made progress during the past few weeks but still has important things to prove. For starters, think Start screen and wearables.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/12/2014
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Kathleen Sebelius: Failed IT Project Manager?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Commentary
Sebelius didn't write the code for HealthCare.gov, but she is paying the price for failing to oversee those who did.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/11/2014
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MapR Brings Spark In-Memory Analysis To Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
MapR adds Apache Spark to its Hadoop distribution to power machine learning plus ad hoc, graph, and streaming analysis. Databricks partners on support.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/11/2014
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Windows XP Alive & Well in ICS/SCADA Networks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
News
End-of-life for XP support not raising many red flags in critical infrastructure environments, where patching is the exception.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 4/10/2014
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Oracle Support Costs: 2 Savings Strategies
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Oracle software maintenance costs have customers turning to growing ranks of licensing consultants and third-party support providers. Here's the skinny.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/10/2014
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Internet Of Things Demands Open Standards
Sasa Marinkovic, Head of Technology & ISV Marketing, AMD
Commentary
IoT will shift the focus from technology to ideas -- if we get integration right. Heterogeneous System Architecture is a step in that direction.
By Sasa Marinkovic Head of Technology & ISV Marketing, AMD, 4/10/2014
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Why Cloud Fits File Synchronization At Enterprise Scale
Andres Rodriguez, CEO, Nasuni
Commentary
Tackling the data explosion requires bold new thinking and the abandonment of tried and tired methodologies.
By Andres Rodriguez CEO, Nasuni , 4/9/2014
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Windows 8.1 Update: 5 Essential Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft's Windows 8.1 update will try to tempt non-touch users, including those transitioning away from Windows XP.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/9/2014
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MongoDB Steps Up To Enterprise Expectations
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
MongoDB, the NoSQL darling of developers, aims to improve scalability, analytics, security, and manageability in significant upgrade.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/8/2014
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Windows XP Plug Pulled: 5 Questions
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
After 12 years, Windows XP officially becomes an unsupported OS. Here's what you need to know, from old PCs to dicey ATMs.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/8/2014
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IBM Expands MobileFirst Consulting Services
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM adds infrastructure-consulting, app-platform-management, and device-procurement services to its mobility services portfolio.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/8/2014
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Windows XP: Why It Won't Die
Kevin Casey,
News
Arbitrary OS upgrade mandates don't make sense in the real world, some Windows XP organizations say.
By Kevin Casey , 4/8/2014
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