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5 Ways To Beat The Digital Disruption Curse
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
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Companies like Atari and Pan Am featured in the movie Blade Runner were considered cursed, but today's companies face a very real curse -- their own digital inertia.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 8/19/2014
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Wearable Devices: Keep Data Privacy In Check
Ruby A. Zefo, Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Intel
Commentary
Consumers, businesses, and manufacturers can all help ensure that the privacy rights of those using wearables are respected and enforced.
By Ruby A. Zefo Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Intel, 8/18/2014
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Google SSL Decision: IT's Chance To Be A Hero
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
IT departments everywhere have a golden opportunity to look good by jumping on Google's decision to make SSL certification a part of rankings.
By Lori MacVittie , 8/20/2014
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Microsoft Releases OneNote For Android Tablets
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft again updates OneNote, moves towards goal of popularizing the app across all platforms.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/20/2014
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Google's Public Decade: 10 Search Innovations
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google's Amit Singhal looks back at 10 years of search improvements.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/20/2014
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Moore's Law: The Future Is Energy Efficiency
Mark Papermaster, SVP & CTO, AMD
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As the industry continues to shrink chips, energy efficiency is one way to expand Moore's Law beyond its current form. Let's explore how.
By Mark Papermaster SVP & CTO, AMD, 8/20/2014
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Steve Ballmer Resigns From Microsoft Board
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Former Microsoft CEO -- and newly minted LA Clippers owner -- Steve Ballmer steps down from the board but will remain Microsoft's largest individual shareholder.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/19/2014
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Cybersecurity: How Involved Should Boards Of Directors Be?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Security audit groups ISACA and IIA weigh in on what role the board of directors should play in an enterprise's cybersecurity strategies.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/19/2014
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5 Ways To Beat The Digital Disruption Curse
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
Companies like Atari and Pan Am featured in the movie Blade Runner were considered cursed, but today's companies face a very real curse -- their own digital inertia.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 8/19/2014
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Cybersecurity Demands New Framework
Zulfikar Ramzan, Chief Technology Officer, Elastica
Commentary
Cybersecurity development has been a piecemeal process. It's time for a stronger, more cohesive approach.
By Zulfikar Ramzan Chief Technology Officer, Elastica, 8/19/2014
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HP's $199 Windows Laptop: Chromebook Killer?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Leaked specs show what a budget-friendly Windows device might offer. Is it enough to stem surging Chromebook sales?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/19/2014
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Stop Using Chrome, Mozilla Engineer Says
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Is Firefox really the best defense against Google's control of the Internet? Or should Mozilla just clean up its own mistakes rather than throwing stones at competitors?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/19/2014
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Wearable Devices: Keep Data Privacy In Check
Ruby A. Zefo, Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Intel
Commentary
Consumers, businesses, and manufacturers can all help ensure that the privacy rights of those using wearables are respected and enforced.
By Ruby A. Zefo Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Intel, 8/18/2014
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Moto 360 Smartwatch Details Leak
Eric Zeman,
News
Best Buy gave an early reveal of previously unknown data points about the device, including its price.
By Eric Zeman , 8/18/2014
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5 Steps To A Healthy IT Culture
Sandy Salty, Director, Business Development, Trace3
Commentary
Internal politics can jeopardize the success of IT projects. Here's how to maximize morale, encourage teamwork, and foster a healthier organization.
By Sandy Salty Director, Business Development, Trace3, 8/18/2014
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Windows 'Threshold': 7 Things To Expect
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft will reportedly release its next version of Windows as a public preview by this fall. Here's what we know about the next version of Windows.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/18/2014
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Apptio Adds Amazon Cloud Cost Analysis
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Apptio TBM Unified Model analyzes the costs of using Amazon Web Services and compares it to similar workloads running on-premises.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/18/2014
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Gamification's Failure: A Lack Of Real Life Wins
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
Commentary
Gamification will finally meet its promise when we can deliver a dose of the blissful productivity gamers feel, rather than just a badge.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 8/18/2014
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Internet Of Things: Limitless Dumb Possibilities
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Many of the "improvements" to ordinary household objects promised by SmartThings, a software company just acquired by Samsung, are already available elsewhere or seem like overkill.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/18/2014
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CoreOS Acquires Quay.io For Docker Container Security
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Acquisition positions CoreOS as a more secure, enterprise-oriented offering for the Docker form of Linux containers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/15/2014
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Apple Bans Two Toxic Chemicals
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
For the first time, Apple has published its list of regulated substances for manufacturing.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/15/2014
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Philadelphia Boosts Digital Connections With Citizens
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
News
Philadelphia taps Salesforce and Unisys to ensure its "Philly 311" cloud and mobile program stays on top of all nonemergency requests from potholes to noise complaints.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/14/2014
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