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Stop Recruiting, Start Connecting
Jack Perkins, Principal, Oryx Search
Commentary
Software engineers want to talk with their fellow professionals about job opportunities, not run the HR gauntlet.
By Jack Perkins Principal, Oryx Search, 7/29/2014
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HP Warns Of IoT Security Risks
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Many Internet of Things devices communicate insecurely, warns HP's Fortify unit.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/29/2014
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3D Manufacturing: New Weapon For US Economy
Samir Shah, CEO, 4 AXYZ Inc.
Commentary
We can turn a hobby into real economic power if we start using 3D on an industrial scale.
By Samir Shah CEO, 4 AXYZ Inc., 8/1/2014
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Avoid Software Licensing That's Set Up For Failure
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Does your software vendor use the honor-system or trust-but-verify approach to licensing? Learn the difference and save a bundle.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/1/2014
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Secrets To Unified Communications & Collaboration Success
Marty Parker, Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting
Commentary
These seven usage profiles will help you trace the communications activities of workers and uncover bottlenecks and inefficiencies.
By Marty Parker Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting, 8/1/2014
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SaaS: Still Not Simple-As-A-Service
Lawrence Garvin, Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds
Commentary
Cost, data ownership, security, and other factors can complicate the SaaS decision.
By Lawrence Garvin Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 8/1/2014
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Geekend: 2 Steps Closer To Mars
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
A successful experiment on the side of a volcano and an artificial leaf that makes oxygen have gotten us closer to sending people to Mars.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 8/1/2014
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Microsoft Enhances Office For iPad
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Office for iPad includes better pivot table support and expanded presentation tools, but can it maintain momentum against free competitors?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/1/2014
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USB Hardware Easily Subverted, Researchers Claim
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Security researchers say they can reprogram USB controller chips to hijack USB devices and connected computers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/31/2014
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Amazon Cloud Luster Fading? Look Closer
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Some skeptics say Amazon's cloud dominance wears thin. I say Amazon's destiny in the cloud is in its own hands -- and you can't say that for IBM, Google, or Microsoft.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/31/2014
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Getting Back To Coding
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
Reducing tool complexity requires mercilessly applying YAGNI (you aren't gonna need it). Resist "featuritis" and choose the tools that deliver only what you need.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 7/31/2014
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Self-Driving Cars: 10 More Realistic Names
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
The UK wants to ready its roads for self-driving cars. But "self-driving car" overstates what these machines can do -- and omits possible dangers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/31/2014
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Windows Phone 8.1 Update: 7 Key Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft uses its Windows Phone 8.1 update to add Start screen folders and new security features while pushing Cortana to new parts of the world.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/30/2014
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Google Hangouts Dresses Up For Business
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google is making Hangouts part of Google Apps for Business to enhance the appeal of its cloud communications platform.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/30/2014
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LinkedIn Redesigns Mobile Profiles
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
LinkedIn's new profile gives you more context about your connections and simplifies on-the-go editing.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/30/2014
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Cloudify Aims To Automate Cloud Troubleshooting
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Cloudify 3.0 gets feedback loop, combines cloud orchestration and monitoring.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/30/2014
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Rise Of The Robots: Up From The Factory Floor
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Join San Diego State University professor Robert Judge and InformationWeek editor-at-large Thomas Claburn for a live discussion of the increasing interest in robots and automation.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/29/2014
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Doing Business Without Handshakes
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
Handshakes make us feel comfortable in business settings -- and spread germs that make us sick. Perhaps it's time for a new custom.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 7/29/2014
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Stop Recruiting, Start Connecting
Jack Perkins, Principal, Oryx Search
Commentary
Software engineers want to talk with their fellow professionals about job opportunities, not run the HR gauntlet.
By Jack Perkins Principal, Oryx Search, 7/29/2014
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HP Warns Of IoT Security Risks
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Many Internet of Things devices communicate insecurely, warns HP's Fortify unit.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/29/2014
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Hilton Turns Smartphones Into Room Keys
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Hilton hotel chain plans to let smartphones unlock guest rooms starting next year.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/29/2014
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Amazon Launches 3D Printed Products Store
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Amazon, the world's largest online commerce store, offers mass customization.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/28/2014
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