Wednesday, October 08, 2014

'Unlawful’ WiFi hotspot blocking ruling highlights academic IT headaches

New products of the week 10.06.14 | 12 tips to tune your Wi-Fi network

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'Unlawful' WiFi hotspot blocking ruling highlights academic IT headaches
Managing the wireless environment at the average college or university can be a difficult task at the best of times, and when students and staff start using personal hotspots – the sort that provide wireless data access from the same -- it's not the best of times. Read More


Global Growing Pains: Tapping into B2B Integration Services
A recent survey by IDG Research explored both the challenges and pain points companies face when growing globally, as well as the capabilities they're seeking in B2B integration partners. Learn More

WEBCAST: Enterprise Management Associates

Best Practices for Automation and Limiting Risk
Everyone knows that effective network management practices start with establishing a full foundational understanding of the network. But simply monitoring individual elements can only get you so far. Learn More

New products of the week 10.06.14
Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as IBM and HP Read More

12 tips to tune your Wi-Fi network
More and more people are looking for Wi-Fi connectivity, especially at public venues -- on their laptops, smartphones and tablets -- to help conserve cellular data usage. Read More

Three theories why iOS 8 adoption is slow on the uptake
Unlike previous versions of iOS, people are holding off on upgrading to iOS 8. Read More

WEBCAST: Ping Identity

BYOD – It's Not about the Device
BYOD creates issues with protecting business applications and data. It is hard to protect these devices with the traditional model of IAM. Explore how modern identity protocols like OAuth & OpenID Connect enables this separation, protecting both the employee's privacy and the enterprise's data. Learn More>>

McAfee's most dangerous cyber celebrities of 2014
Musicians dominate the 2014 list of celebs you might not want to search on for fear of malware Read More

Apple sapphire supplier files for Chapter 11
GT Advanced Technologies, the company that Apple struck a $578 million deal with last year for ultra-hard sapphire material, filed for Chapter 11 today in a federal court. Read More

Elliptic Labs smartphone is controlled by waving at it
Ultrasonic speakers can turn phones into gestural interfaces Read More

WHITE PAPER: Citrix Systems

Understanding Liquid Computing and Handoff
The greater the number computing devices we use, the more the center of our computing life shifts to the cloud. The last thing anyone wants is for data and preferences to be locked in a smartphone, tablet, or desktop. Learn More

15 GOTO schools for the best programming jobs
LinkedIn data reveals which schools have the most graduates working as software developers for the most desirable employers Read More

iPhone 6 Plus accounts for about 20% of new iPhones
Although Apple's iPhone 6 Plus remains in short supply, its portion of total iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sales has increased over the last two weeks, according to analysis of usage-tracking data. Read More

Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion last year to build Android phones
Microsoft says Samsung is trying to avoid its future payments Read More

10 creepy mobile apps that make spying easier
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2. Why did Microsoft skip Windows 9 and jump to Windows 10?

3. Secret ad beacon network uncovered, shut down in New York City

4. 9 useful add-ons for Google Docs

5. McAfee's most dangerous cyber celebrities of 2014

6. VMware's Casado talks about evolving SDN use cases, including a prominent role for security

7. Gartner: Top 10 strategic predictions for businesses to watch out for

8. Marriott must pay $600,000 for blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspot

9. The 10 worst people you meet working in IT

10. Why Google hiring 200 security guards is a big deal

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