Monday, September 08, 2014

How Motorola's new smartphones and watch could impact global markets

Facebook blamed for driving up cellphone bills, but it's not alone | Microsoft's Bing Image tool draws a copyright infringement suit

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How Motorola's new smartphones and watch could impact global markets
Motorola embraces global markets with announcement timed for North America, Europe, and India. Read More


UNIX vs. Red Hat Linux and Your TCO
Increasing line of business demands? Shrinking IT budget? See how Red Hat can help you meet growing. Read Now

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Evaluating File Sync: 12 Questions to Ask about Security
File sync and share can increase productivity, but how do you pick a solution that works for you? There will likely be a number of factors guiding your decision, and if you're like most businesses, security is high on the list. Download to learn some important questions to ask file sync and share vendors about security. Learn more!

Facebook blamed for driving up cellphone bills, but it's not alone
An auto-play feature for videos on Facebook has been singled out for driving up cellphone bills, but it's not the only app that exhibits this behavior. Read More

Microsoft's Bing Image tool draws a copyright infringement suit
Getty Images claims the Bing Image Widget is stealing its images. Read More

Why you shouldn't change your passwords regularly
Here's some surprising advice: Stop changing your passwords. But just how wacky is that idea? Read More

Netflix looking to hire a 'Chaos Engineer'
Here's a job offering you don't see every day (asterisks mine): "Netflix is hiring a 'Chaos Engineer.' Read More


Secure the Use of Portable Media in Critical Infrastructure
Securing critical infrastructure is crucial to ensuring that our current way of life is sustained. Our whitepaper provides insight into the development of strong security policies around the use of portable media, and how to effectively mitigate the threat from external sources. Learn more

Tim Cook addresses iCloud celebrity hacking incident
Tim Cook finally addressed the celebrity iCloud hack from last weekend and explained what steps Apple will make to lower the chances of it happening again Read More

With a UCS salvo, Cisco laughs in the face of commoditization
Cisco announced another wave of UCS infrastructure that actually broadens the product line to meet the demands of the largest cloud environments, but then scales down to environments with just a handful of servers. Read More

Microsoft rolls out migration tool for porting apps into Azure cloud
Cloud migration services are an upcoming battlefield in IaaS Read More

The curve on Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge actually makes sense
Success will depend on the availability of apps that take advantage of it Read More


Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX)
Amplify customer interactions with Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences. Our platform's Wi-Fi intelligence meets the needs of a growing mobile audience. And with Cisco Services, we'll help you design a mobile infrastructure that addresses your unique business goals for a high return on your investment. Learn more

Ahead of iWatch unveiling, Jony Ive says Switzerland is in trouble
Apple's chief industrial designer Jony Ive intimated that traditional watchmakers in Switzerland will be blindsided by Apple's foray into the watch market. Read More

Windows XP Service Pack 4 is a nice idea, but should be avoided
The author of this unofficial Windows XP service pack probably means well, but there's a reason we use trusted sources. Read More

Note to Executives, Legislators, and Consumers: Time For a More Serious Dialogue About Cybersecurity
Wave of security breaches illustrates the need to step back before moving forward Read More

Digital Ocean and CoreOS partner - Why you should know about these startups
Digital Ocean is cheap, simple IaaS; CoreOS is lightweight, container-friendly Linux. It's a match made in the cloud. Read More

Software should save lives by increasing vaccinations in developing countries
New biometric software developed by Michigan State University researchers and funded by the Gates Foundation promises to increase vaccination rates in developing countries by allowing for better record-keeping.It also may concern some privacy advocates and explode a head or two among anti-vaxxers. Read More


The new Microsoft under Satya Nadella

The Microsoft CEO has set new goals, taken some decisive actions, moved ahead with works already in progress and made Wall Street happy.


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