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Gartner BI Magic Quadrant: Inflection Point Has Arrived
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Reflecting the fundamental transformation in the market, Gartner has changed how it evaluates vendors in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics. Only three vendors survived the cut and stayed in the Leaders Quadrant. Here's a look at the changes.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/9/2016
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10 Unique Perks At Tech Companies
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Tech companies are well represented on Glassdoor's rankings of the top beyond-the-basics perks and benefits offered to employees. See 10 of the most interesting and surprising.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 2/9/2016
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Brazilian Cyberspies In Suits Shake Down Victims With Stolen Company Secrets
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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'Poseidon Group' puts a new spin on cyber-extortion, and operates across land and sea.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/9/2016
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Google's Next Cardboard Could Be Plastic
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google is said to be preparing an updated VR headset. The new version could include more sensors, higher quality lenses, and a plastic shell.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/8/2016
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Comic: Respect Your Elders
Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator
Commentary
In tech, we tend to like the new and shiny. But never forget the power of legacy systems, whether they are actual systems or just older IT pros.
By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 2/8/2016
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iPhone Error 53 Is A Deadly Security Feature
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
iPhone users are seeing a new twist on the dreaded "Error 53" screens, which signals a smartphone is beyond repair. Apple reportedly notes that Error 53 is the result of a Touch ID security feature designed to protect users.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/8/2016
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Monday Morning Quarterbacking Super Bowl 50: Infosec Edition
Tim Helming, Director of Product Management, DomainTools
Commentary
How to coach your team to victory in the battle to protect corporate data and intellectual property. After all, there’s a lot riding on your game, too.
By Tim Helming Director of Product Management, DomainTools, 2/8/2016
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Docker Engine 1.10 Puts Emphasis On Container Security
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
With the release of the Docker Engine 1.10, Docker is putting security at center stage to address user demand. The company has also issued several other updates.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/8/2016
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'AlienSpy' Family Openly Sold As Subscription Service
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Adwind -- a relative of the infamous AlienSpy spyware -- offered as malware-as-a-service to all types of attackers.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/8/2016
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BlackBerry Layoffs Leave Dark Cloud Over Handset Business
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
BlackBerry cut about 200 employees this month, which prompted many to question its commitment to smartphones, BlackBerry 10 in particular.
By Eric Zeman , 2/8/2016
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US DOJ, DHS Yet To Confirm Breach, Leak
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Apparent names, job titles, contact information of 9,000 Department of Homeland Security employees posted on Twitter.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/8/2016
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10 Shocking New Facts About Ransomware
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
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Ransomware has taken over the cybercriminal world in the last few years and there's no end in sight.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 2/8/2016
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Apple Retail Stores Headed To India Soon
Michelle Maisto, Freelance Writer
News
Apple is working to open retail stores in India, now the world's second-largest smartphone market. Although Apple has eyed the country for a while now, the company's plans point to a quick and rapid expansion to help its iPhone sales.
By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/8/2016
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US Education CIO Admits To 'Unacceptable' Behavior
Michelle Maisto, Freelance Writer
News
US Department of Education CIO Danny Harris was grilled by lawmakers about possible ethics violations. Meanwhile the department, which has a lending budget the size of Citibank, was still said to be vulnerable to security threats.
By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/8/2016
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Sony Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact Smartphones Coming To US
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Sony is bringing its Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact smartphones to the US. The waterproof handsets offer two days of battery life and killer cameras, but lack fingerprint scanning technology.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/8/2016
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Cybercrime Gangs Blend Cyber Espionage And Old-School Hacks In Bank Heists
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
'Metel,'GCMAN,' and Carbanak's comeback highlight how cybercriminals are now going after bank users and systems with cyber espoinage-type tools and tactics.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/8/2016
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Bimodal IT: Best Of Both Worlds For Large Enterprises
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Managing two separate modes of IT delivery, one focused on stability and the other on agility, can be critical for IT success -- if the company is large enough.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 2/8/2016
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9 Biographies Of Tech Icons You Should Know
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Here are the stories of tech influencers, from Thomas Edison through Linus Torvalds, who shaped the present and future of technology. Some of these icons are less famous than others, but all have had a role in shaping and changing the way we live, work, and communicate.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/8/2016
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8 DevOps Lessons IT Can Teach The Enterprise
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
DevOps has changed the way IT looks at Agile. Now there are lessons from the shift that IT can share with the rest of the enterprise.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 2/7/2016
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Google Self-Driving Cars May Motor To London
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Officials from London's transportation authority and Google are in active discussions to bring the company's self-driving cars to the city's streets.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/7/2016
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