Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Top 11 oddball real-world tech job interview questions

Review: 7 excellent mobile app builders | Review: Gigabit Wi-Fi access points for SMBs

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Top 11 oddball real-world tech job interview questions
As if it isn’t already tough enough to land a job in tech, how would you like to be hit up with one of these strange interview questions? Some of the best, collected by online jobs/career marketplace Glassdoor. Read More

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Level the Playing Field: Cloud Productivity for SMBs
Many of the 5.7 million companies in the U.S. with fewer than 500 are poised to leverage cloud computing for speed, agility and cost savings. In this webcast, you'll learn how The unique set of challenges they face -- staff, resources, security and skills -- can be addressed through the Microsoft Azure solution powered by Dell. View Now

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Endpoint Defense Essentials
This Live Webinar on March 18th @ 2PM EST will provide a perspective on all aspects of defending endpoints from modern day attacks. Learn More

Review: 7 excellent mobile app builders
Alpha Anywhere, AnyPresence, and Salesforce1 lead a rich field of low-code mobile development tools Read More

Review: Gigabit Wi-Fi access points for SMBs
This time around, we're testing three new entrants to Gigabit Wi-Fi access point market. Cisco, D-Link, Edimax deliver impressive speeds, solid management tools. Read More

Database pioneer Stonebraker rocks $1M "Nobel Prize in Computing"
ACM Michael Stonebraker, whose database software breakthroughs helped to tame information overload long before we referred to it as big data, is the recipient of the 2014 ACM A.M. Turing Award, a.k.a. the “Nobel Prize in Computing.”The annual Association for Computing Machinery honor, which now includes a jacked-up $1M prize funded by Google, recognizes Stonebraker “for fundamental contributions to the concepts and practices underlying modern database systems.”To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


Digitizing The Enterprise Creates Content Challenges
IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine these growing content transformation usage requirements within enterprise organizations. Learn More

Java: The once and future king of Internet programming
What is Java to you? A programming language you learned in college? The lingua franca of corporate IT? Would you believe that Java is poised to dominate the next explosion of the Internet? Built for embedded computing and streamlined for real-time applications, here's why Java is the language for IoT. The years from 1969 to present saw networked devices balloon from four university computers connected via the ARPANET to about two billion humans frequently accessing the Internet today. In the near future that number will exponentially multiply again, from a couple billion networked devices to tens of billions of embedded processors. Every aspect of our lives will be connected by networked devices: homes, workplaces, vehicles, appliances, tools, toys --you name it.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

5 common Wi-Fi attacks – and how to defend against them
In addition to using strong passwords, you need to prepare your network for these types of attacks. Here are some common vulnerabilities and how to protect against them. Read More

Android's smart lock now detects when you carry your phone
The new feature began appearing on Friday Read More


Relational Databases are Evolving for New Data Capabilities
Mixing NoSQL and SQL databases is bogging down application performance and today's database decisions makers want one solution to handle all of their data. Read the commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of EnterpriseDB to learn how today's RDBMS can support all data types. Learn More

Despite its design, One M9 unlikely to be HTC's knight in shining armor
The company will once again face competitors with higher marketing budgets, and this time they have better products as well Read More

How to connect to enterprise Wi-Fi security on Android devices
Connecting to wireless networks using the enterprise or 802.1X mode of Wi-Fi security is a bit different compared to using the personal or pre-shared key (PSK) mode. Here's what you need to know. Read More

Network World: 2015 State of the Network survey
The transformation of Network IT into a collaborative and agile team that is positioned to respond to rapid changes in technology is underway, according to Network World’s 2015 State of the Network survey. And IT decision-makers are optimistic that adopting advanced networking technologies will have a positive impact on IT operations.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More

Meet the White House's new open source-happy IT director
Who is this guy?The White House has plucked 28-year-old David Recordon, engineering director at Facebook, as its first IT Director. A strong open source advocate with a decidedly non-button-down appearance, Recordon will be charged with modernizing the White House’s technology. Here’s a closer look at one of our newest public servants…To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


7 things we want to see in the Surface Pro 4

Perhaps a "Surface Pro 4" will debut at the same time or soon after Windows 10 launches. Here's what we'd like to see in the Surface Pro 4.


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