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iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending Aug. 15
The iOSphere is more and more certain it knows the details of the Apple iPhone 6, even though there is less and less to go on.Some were reassured that “next generation” iPhone models have been approved for sale in, of all places, Thailand. Others think, or hope, that the long-rumored wearable wrist thing, sometimes called iWatch, will be announced at the same September 9 event as the iPhone 6. Still others entertained the idea of a Lightning connector cable with a reversible USB connector…or something. And sapphire remains the crown jewel of rumors: gleaming, elusive, and, for many, deeply confusing.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


Looking to the Horizon: SDN
Software-defined networking is one of the hottest buzzwords of 2014, but saying exactly what SDN is can be a challenge. SDN has its roots in the early 1990s, when both network managers and service providers began to express frustration with typical network architectures that inhibited innovation and change Learn More


Mobile Policy Checklist
Here's what to consider when putting together a mobile policy designed to support a highly productive workforce. Read Now

2014's Hottest IT Certification
In the world of technology, the certifications and skills that organizations need to keep pace is constantly shifting. To help you find the most valuable certifications to advance your tech career, spoke with David Foote, Chief Analyst and Research Officer with Foote Partners, to find out what certifications are on fire in today's IT market. Read More

6 Apple 'geniuses' allegedly stole 600 iPhones
Six Apple store employees in Florida are facing charges over an alleged scheme that would see them replace more than 600 stolen iPhones with new devices taken from store inventory. Read More

Bill Gates blows away other techies with his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video
If you have to watch just one more ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, make it this one from Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. He geeks out as only Bill Gates can do by drawing up and demonstrating quite the contraption.Gates was challenged this week by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to douse himself in ice water as thousands of others have done in recent weeks to raise awareness of ALS. Techies, including Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, have really risen to the challenge this week, adding their videos to the many others flooding social networks.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


A New Opportunity for Capacity Planners
Mainframe software costs are the cost driver in many company's IT budgets and as such an increasing concern. We will describe the difficulty of managing an increasingly complex environment with limited data and small staffs and offer a methodology to safely and sanely identify achievable cost reductions. Learn More

Update on my Amazon Fire Phone review
After my review of the Amazon Fire Phone, Amazon's PR People got in touch ... Read More

Sprint plans price cuts and eventual layoffs, new CEO tells workers
Sprint confirms it will offer 'best value in the market,' while T-Mobile CEO revs up the attack tweets Read More

Microsoft opens new site for Lumia beta tests
The Lumia Beta Apps site will take over in September Read More

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Achieve Deeper Network Security and Application Control
Next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) have emerged to revolutionize network security as we once knew it. Yet to safeguard an organization from today's ever-evolving threats, NGFWs must be able to deliver an even deeper level of network security. View Now

Androids continue to gain in the enterprise
Use of Android smartphones in the enterprise realm is on the rise, largely at the expense of the iPhone, according to a report issued this week by Good Technology. Read More

Murder suspect asks Siri where to hide a dead body
A murder suspect out of Florida reportedly asked Siri where to hide the body of his dead roomate Read More

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