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Linux Seeks Security, Unity
Rick Merritt, SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times
News
Experts at the Embedded Linux Conference say that open-source software needs more attention to interoperability, security, and its kernel, for the Internet of Things.
By Rick Merritt SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times, 3/30/2015
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Apple Watch Edition Buyers Getting Luxury, White-Glove Treatment
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
People who have $10,000 to buy an Apple Watch Edition will be treated like royalty when they enter Apple Stores. With all the anticipation, IDC has upped its wearables estimate.
By Eric Zeman , 3/30/2015
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Microsoft Office 365 Gets MDM Boost
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Mobile device management becomes generally available in Office 365 to meet growing need for secure mobile productivity.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/30/2015
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Net Neutrality Rules Will Survive, FCC Chairman Says
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
In a speech at the Moritz College of Law, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said that new net neutrality laws would hold up to court challenges brought by telecoms, carriers, and their representatives.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 3/30/2015
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Big Data Certifications: Finding The One That Works For You
InformationWeek Staff,
News
We can’t tell you which big data certification programs to choose -- that depends on a number of variables in your personal IT career goals and work situation. What we can do is provide you with a selected list of the vendor certifications available.
By InformationWeek Staff , 3/30/2015
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HP's Helion Rack Aimed At Private OpenStack Builders
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
HP launches a pre-configured OpenStack rack with the platform-as-a-service, Cloud Foundry, bundled in.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/27/2015
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IoT Revolution: Is The Enterprise Ready?
Susan Fourtané, Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher
Commentary
In the connected future, the Internet of Things is expected to play a huge role in everyday life. Are enterprises ready to handle IoT, and what does it mean for security?
By Susan Fourtané Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher, 3/27/2015
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Internet Explorer's Demise: 7 Things IT Pros Should Know
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
We still don't have all the answers in regards to exactly what Microsoft is planning for Internet Explorer and Project Spartan. But we know enough to get you started on building a game plan for how you'll continue to support legacy web apps moving forward.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 3/26/2015
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FTC: Google Received No Favors During Investigation
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The FTC is pushing back against reports that it gave Google favorable treatment due to the search engine giant's lobbying prowess. Google is also facing more scrutiny in Europe.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 3/26/2015
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3 Priorities For Enterprise Applications In 2015
Sameer Bhatia, Founder & CEO, ProProfs
Commentary
Competition and cloud delivery haven't done enough to improve enterprise apps. Buyers must pressure vendors for better features, improved usability, and meaningful analytics.
By Sameer Bhatia Founder & CEO, ProProfs, 3/26/2015
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Microsoft's Project Spartan Gets 'Edge' Over Internet Explorer
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Internet Explorer 11 will not host Microsoft's new "Edge" browser engine, but Project Spartan will.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/25/2015
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Amazon Cloud Shortcut Offered Via Pivotal Cloud Foundry
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
VMware spinoff Pivotal brings out a supported version of Pivotal Cloud Foundry with an ability to launch servers on Amazon, as well as on-premises.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/25/2015
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IoT Drives The Future Of Connected Cars
Susan Fourtané, Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher
News
Connected cars will transform the way we interact with our vehicles. At the MWC earlier this month, it was clear that the Internet of Things, along with M2M connection, is speeding this transformation along.
By Susan Fourtané Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher, 3/25/2015
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Internet Explorer Dependent? Time To Move On
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Microsoft's move to Project Spartan should be your cue to retire aging enterprise apps that rely on Internet Explorer plug-ins or Active X controls.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/24/2015
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Net Neutrality Rules Facing First Lawsuits
Eric Zeman,
News
The FCC's new net neutrality rules are facing their first challenge from a number of industry trade groups, which have backing from companies such as AT&T and Verizon.
By Eric Zeman , 3/24/2015
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Clintonemail.com: A Cautionary Call To Action
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
Commentary
As former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton becomes ever more embattled in the press and in politics because of her personal email usage, we can draw lessons for enterprises and employees alike on contending with Shadow IT.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 3/23/2015
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Steve Jobs Bio Gets Praise From Tim Cook, Apple Execs
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The latest bio about the life and times of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs is drawing praise from Tim Cook and others at Apple, even though the company did not cooperate with the authors.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 3/23/2015
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Our New Service: Speed Networking For CIOs
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
News
We're improving the odds that you'll meet peers who are dealing with the same problems you face.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 3/23/2015
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NTP Needs Money: Is A Foundation The Answer?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
NTP steward Harlan Stenn founded the Network Time Foundation four years ago as an umbrella group to unite and support time-synching open-source projects. But it hasn't gotten far with support.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/23/2015
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Apple TV, Apple Watch Trade-Ins: Rumor Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The Apple rumor mill never stops churning. Here's the latest we've heard on the new Apple TV, secret Apple Watch testing gym, and more.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/22/2015
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