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The worst cloud outages of 2014 (so far)

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The worst cloud outages of 2014 (so far)
Which companies have failed the worst when it comes to cloud outages in 2014? Time for the list no one wants to land on. Read More

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11 Internet of Things ideas worth watching
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Tech CEOs' first jobs: Licorice maker, housekeeper, scuba diver and more
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For Verizon, VoLTE means video calls, HD voice and Alaska
High-definition voice calls are now available on all four major U.S. carriers after a nationwide launch by Verizon, though there's a long way to go before all those systems all work together and run over LTE. Read More

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Data centers are the new polluters
U.S. data centers use more electricity than they need, a new report finds, and IT managers are too cautious about managing power and businesses are unwilling to invest in energy conservation. Read More

Netcore, Netis routers have hardcoded password, Trend Micro says
A line of routers from a China-based manufacturer has a serious flaw that could allow a hacker to monitor someone's Internet traffic, according to research from Trend Micro. Read More

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Is the open floor plan trend a data security headache?
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Tokenization is the way to prevent e-commerce security breaches
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Most websites are "One Day Wonders" – and that's worrisome
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