Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Google Capture Cloud Market
Google Lets Cloud Customers Supply Encryption Keys
Samsung SE370 Monitor Boasts Wireless Charging Capability
ConocoPhillips Drills Down Into Analytics
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IT Life Radio: Where Virtual Reality Falls Short
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
The latest episode of IT Life radio features the real-life inventor of Iron Man's Jarvis, who happens to bring similar innovations to the way we work.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/28/2015
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Motorola Moto X, Moto G Smartphones Target Samsung
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The Motorola Moto X Style, Moto X Play, and Moto G offer something for everyone in customizable packages.
By Eric Zeman , 7/28/2015
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Researchers Steal Door Badge Credentials Using Smartphone Bluetooth
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
Weakness in facility access control protocol leaves most badge-in systems open to attack.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 7/28/2015
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Lockheed Martin-Led Consortium Builds Secure 'System Of Systems'
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Multilevel Security (MLS) group says this policy-based architecture could apply to sensitive commercial networks as well as government agencies.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/28/2015
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Is Cortana Microsoft's Equalizer With Google?
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
While Microsoft is positioning Cortana as a digital assistant, it could also filter search results to Bing, giving Redmond a new edge against Google in the lucrative search market.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/28/2015
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Google Lets Cloud Customers Supply Encryption Keys
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Users of Google Compute Engine can now provide their own keys to secure data, turning Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) into even more of a self-service affair.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/28/2015
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ConocoPhillips Drills Down Into Analytics
InformationWeek Staff,
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Whether the company is drilling for oil or increasing margins on the business side, ConocoPhillips is taking full advantage of predictive analytics. At the InformationWeek Conference CIO Mike Pfister and Advanced Analytics Program Manager Richard Barclay shared some real-world big data experience.
By InformationWeek Staff , 7/28/2015
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Amazon Makes Aurora Database Generally Available
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Amazon's Aurora moves from preview to GA. The MySQL-based system is designed as an on-demand system for scalability and performance.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/28/2015
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Samsung SE370 Monitor Boasts Wireless Charging Capability
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
No stranger to innovative products, Samsung launches the SE370 monitor, which can wirelessly charge your smartphone.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/28/2015
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How To Put Data At The Heart Of Your Security Practice
Jay Jacobs, Senior Data Scientist, BitSight Technologies
Commentary
First step: A good set of questions that seek out objective, measurable answers.
By Jay Jacobs Senior Data Scientist, BitSight Technologies, 7/28/2015
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Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Google Capture Cloud Market
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Synergy Research says Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and IBM hold 54% of the cloud market and are growing at a faster rate than the market as a whole.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/28/2015
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7 Smart Ways To Leverage Social Data
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Social media data is not just for marketing anymore. Learn how companies are using these insights in novel ways to turn that data into dollars and cents.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/28/2015
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Windows 10: Microsoft Attempts A SaaS Model
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
With Windows 10, Microsoft will attempt to update its operating system with a cloud sensibility. Can it be done?
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/28/2015
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New Phishing Campaign Leverages Google Drive
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
Researchers believe technique is geared to take over Google SSO accounts.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 7/28/2015
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Cisco Invicta EOL Fueled By Mistakes And Misfortune
Howard Marks, Network Computing Blogger
Commentary
There are multiple reasons why Cisco's Whiptail acquisition failed, leading the company to discontinue its flash storage products.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 7/28/2015
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Building An IT Infrastructure: From Dream To Data Center
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Tonia Williams, CIO of the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation, recounts how she was invited to imagine a data center where there was none, and then set out to build it.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/28/2015
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Hyperconvergence: Redefining The Data Center
Azmi Jafarey, Network Computing Author
Commentary
As optimized platforms for the virtualization era, hyperconverged systems are poised to radically transform the data center.
By Azmi Jafarey Network Computing Author, 7/28/2015
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Network Orchestration Smarts Up
Zeus Kerravala, Founder & Principal Analyst, ZK Research
Commentary
In this era of digitization, multimedia and cloud, the network needs to evolve from connectivity to business continuity.
By Zeus Kerravala Founder & Principal Analyst, ZK Research, 7/28/2015
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OnePlus 2: Low-Cost Android Alternative
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
News
ShenZhen, China-based startup OnePlus shook the high-end smartphone market last year when it produced a well-designed smartphone with the same (or better) specs than premium models -- such as the Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S6 -- and sold it for half the price. Now, version 2 is hitting the market with a new Android OS.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 7/27/2015
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Ban AI Weapons, Scientists Demand
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Roboticists and experts in artificial intelligence want to prohibit offensive autonomous weapons.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/27/2015
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