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10 Fun Gadgets You Can Use All Summer
LinkedIn's Kafka Monitor, Apple's Siri Are Set Free: Big Data Roundup
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Google Beats Oracle In Long-Running Java Copyright Case
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Cellphone-Cancer Link Revealed In Government Study
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Research overseen by the National Toxicology Program found a slightly elevated risk of cancer in male rats exposed to CDMA and GSM signals from cellphones.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/30/2016
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Ultimate Guide To DDoS Protection: Strategies And Best Practices
Vincent Berk, CEO, FlowTraq
Commentary
To be in the best position to defend against DDoS, companies need to protect against a range of exploitable vulnerabilities -- and have the tools to detect and react to attacks.
By Vincent Berk CEO, FlowTraq, 5/30/2016
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GrabCAD's Print Cloud Speeds Up 3D Printing
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
GrabCAD Print takes the github concept of a processing and sharing hub which can deal with many different file formats, and applies it to the 3D printing process. The goal is to make prototyping faster and less convoluted.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/30/2016
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Tech Jobs For Vets: Mobilizing The Movement
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Earlier this month, a two-pronged approach was made to increase tech jobs and technical training for veterans.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 5/30/2016
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Adventures In Pair Programming
Phil Horowitz, Senior Software Engineer, Perforce
Commentary
Phil Horowitz, senior software engineer at Perforce Software, shares his experiences with pair programming. Proponents of the practice say it's a good way to improve code ownership, insure continuous code review, increase productivity, and reduce distractions. Here's what the Perforce crew found out after being locked in a room with coworkers for the better part of a year.
By Phil Horowitz Senior Software Engineer, Perforce, 5/30/2016
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Data Storytelling: What It Is, Why It Matters
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Telling a compelling story with your data helps you get your point across effectively. Here are four tips to keep your data from getting lost in translation.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/30/2016
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9 Raspberry Pi Projects For Your Summer Vacation
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
The right Raspberry Pi project can make the summer fun and educational. Here are nine possibilities that fit the bill.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/30/2016
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10 Fun Gadgets You Can Use All Summer
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Summer is a time to disconnect, but that doesn't mean you have to put all gadgets aside. Here are 10 gizmos to help you beat the heat and have fun.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/29/2016
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LinkedIn's Kafka Monitor, Apple's Siri Are Set Free: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
LinkedIn contributes Kafka Monitor to open source and Apple prepares to open Siri to third-party developers. We have all this, plus news about Confluent and Tinkerpop, in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending May 29, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/29/2016
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Java Ruling A Potential Win For Open Source
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Oracle's long and contentious court battle with Google over Java copyright issues ends in defeat. But the open source community can breathe a sigh of relief -- for now.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 5/28/2016
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Nokia Remnants Killed, Undersea Cable Project: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft severed all remaining ties to Nokia, awarded funding to startups to improve global connectivity, and partnered with Facebook to build a cross-Atlantic cable.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/28/2016
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MacBook Pro 2016 May Replace MacBook Air
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Rumors suggest the new MacBook Pro 2016 will cause the demise of Apple's MacBook Air lineup.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/28/2016
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SWIFT Proposes New Measures For Bolstering Its Security
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Measures come amid news that up to 12 banks may have fallen victim to attacks attempting to steal millions via the SWIFT network.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 5/27/2016
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Apple TV: Revamped Version May Be Echo Competitor
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Rather than build a brand new device to compete with the Amazon Echo, Apple is working to improve the capabilities of its Apple TV product, according to a new report.
By Eric Zeman , 5/27/2016
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Intel Acquires IoT, Autonomous Vehicle Specialist Itseez
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Intel, which recently announced that it would focus more on the Internet of Things and cloud computing, is acquiring Itseez, which specializes in IoT and self-driving vehicle technology.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/27/2016
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Ultimate Guide To DDoS Protection: DDoS Is A Business Problem
Vincent Berk, CEO, FlowTraq
Commentary
In the first of a two-part series, we examine the impact DDoS attacks have on business continuity – and why it is so much more than a network security problem.
By Vincent Berk CEO, FlowTraq, 5/27/2016
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HPE Spins Off Services As Tech Giants Slim Down
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Hewlett Packard Enterprise's plan to spin off its IT Outsourcing and services group and merge that group with CSC will make the remaining HPE a leaner, more focused company. It's a strategy other tech giants have pursued as well. But what about the downsides?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/27/2016
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FBI Report: Deconstructing The Wide Scope Of Internet Crime
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
Hottest crimes reported to IC3 last year include ransomware and email scams via business email compromise and all account compromise attacks.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 5/27/2016
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Microsoft, Facebook Team Up To Build Cross-Atlantic Cable
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft and Facebook are joining forces to construct the "MAREA" undersea cable, which will deliver high-speed connectivity across the Atlantic.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/27/2016
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Google Beats Oracle In Long-Running Java Copyright Case
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Reversing a reversal of its initial victory, Google once again has prevailed against Oracle's claim that Android infringes its Java copyrights.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/27/2016
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