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Smartphones Make Some Of Us Lazy Thinkers
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
We've often thought that smartphones made us dumb, but new studies show it is more complicated than that. They make us lazy more than dumb.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 3/27/2015
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Hotel Router Vulnerability A Reminder Of Untrusted WiFi Risks
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
A flaw in a popular router product may have exposed millions of hotel guests, says Cylance
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 3/27/2015
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Vs. HTC M9: Which One Is Right For You?
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Are you on the fence between the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the HTC One M9? This InformationWeek guide will help you pick the better of the two smartphones.
By Eric Zeman , 3/27/2015
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Apache Spark: 3 Promising Use-Cases
James Kobielus,
Commentary
Spark is the shiny new thing in big data, but how will it stand out? Here's a look at "fog computing," cloud computing, and streaming data-analysis scenarios.
By James Kobielus , 3/27/2015
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Drone Initiative Saves Elephants From Poaching
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead
Commentary
Air Shepard pairs drone operators with supercomputing resources to combat organized criminals who slaughter elephants and rhinos in Africa for their tusks and horns.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead, 3/27/2015
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HP's Helion Rack Aimed At Private OpenStack Builders
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
HP launches a pre-configured OpenStack rack with the platform-as-a-service, Cloud Foundry, bundled in.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/27/2015
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IoT Revolution: Is The Enterprise Ready?
Susan Fourtané, Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher
Commentary
In the connected future, the Internet of Things is expected to play a huge role in everyday life. Are enterprises ready to handle IoT, and what does it mean for security?
By Susan Fourtané Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher, 3/27/2015
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SDN Interest Shifts Toward The WAN
Dr. Jim Metzler, Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates
Commentary
Software-defined networking improves network utilization and efficiency, and as the technology matures, enterprises are looking to apply those benefits to their WAN and campus networks.
By Dr. Jim Metzler Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates, 3/27/2015
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Facebook's Teleportation Station: 10 Things We Wanted Instead
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Facebook accidentally leaked something called Teleportation Station and the rumor mill went wild. However, the rumors weren't that good, so we came up with something better.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 3/27/2015
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Backup Appliances: 5 Considerations
Robbie Wright, Virtualization & Cloud Computing Strategist, CommVault
Commentary
Appliances in your backup infrastructure can help save you time and money. Weigh these issues to ensure you choose the right one for your business.
By Robbie Wright Virtualization & Cloud Computing Strategist, CommVault, 3/27/2015
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Facebook F8: Oculus Will Make Virtual Reality Mainstream
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
After decades of false starts, Facebook believes virtual reality will drive the next wave of technology. Here's how the company's Oculus acquisition fits in.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/26/2015
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Internet Explorer's Demise: 7 Things IT Pros Should Know
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
We still don't have all the answers in regards to exactly what Microsoft is planning for Internet Explorer and Project Spartan. But we know enough to get you started on building a game plan for how you'll continue to support legacy web apps moving forward.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 3/26/2015
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Amazon Delivers Unlimited Cloud Storage
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Amazon gives customers the option to choose from two unlimited storage plans on Cloud Drive.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/26/2015
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Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC One M9 Go On Sale April 10
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
If there's one day to go smartphone shopping, it's April 10. The Samsung Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge and the HTC One M9 will hit store shelves on the same day.
By Eric Zeman , 3/26/2015
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Cyber Hunting: 5 Tips To Bag Your Prey
David J. Bianco, Security Architect, Sqrrl
Commentary
Knowing the lay of the land and where attackers hide is a key element in hunting, both in nature and in the cyber realm.
By David J. Bianco Security Architect, Sqrrl, 3/26/2015
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FTC: Google Received No Favors During Investigation
Nathan Eddy, Graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism
News
The FTC is pushing back against reports that it gave Google favorable treatment due to the search engine giant's lobbying prowess. Google is also facing more scrutiny in Europe.
By Nathan Eddy Graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, 3/26/2015
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SSL/TLS Suffers 'Bar Mitzvah Attack'
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Researcher at Black Hat Asia shows how attackers could abuse a known-weak crypto algorithm to steal credentials and other data from encrypted communications.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 3/26/2015
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Hybrid Cloud Storage Challenges
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
Moving to a hybrid model helps address security and compliance concerns, but comes with problems such as data synchronization and WAN latency.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 3/26/2015
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3 Priorities For Enterprise Applications In 2015
Sameer Bhatia, Founder & CEO, ProProfs
Commentary
Competition and cloud delivery haven't done enough to improve enterprise apps. Buyers must pressure vendors for better features, improved usability, and meaningful analytics.
By Sameer Bhatia Founder & CEO, ProProfs, 3/26/2015
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Zuckerberg At F8: Facebook Is A Family Of Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
At the F8 developer conference on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talked about how the social media giant is striving to become more than a singular online destination.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/26/2015
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