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Why the gold Apple Watch costs $10K

5 common Wi-Fi attacks – and how to defend against them | 10 cool tablets from MWC 2015

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Why the gold Apple Watch costs $10K
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Comprehensive Enterprise Mobile Management for iOS 8
This white paper provides an overview of the new iOS 8 capabilities in comparison to iOS 7 and how Citrix XenMobile makes it easier to manage iOS 8 devices without compromising the user experience. Learn More


StackIQ Delivers Full Stack Automation to Improve Hadoop
Automation is essential to success in the emerging era of cloud and Big Data. EMA research has revealed that the use of automation and orchestration is strongly correlated with overall project success. Learn 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

10 cool tablets from MWC 2015
A top 10 tablet tour from the tech types in Barcelona. Read More

7 Hot Career-related Companies to Watch
In among all the cloud, security and mobile tech startups attracting venture funding so far this year, new companies focused on hiring, education and career development are pulling in big bucks.By our count, based on our 2015 timeline of more than 3 dozen enterprise network & IT tech investments so far, nearly $300 million has been pledged to those companies essentially focused on building and improving the workforce -- and an increasingly technology-based workforce at that.MORE: Hottest Enterprise Network & Computing Startups of 2015To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

10 common Android annoyances, solved
From insufficient storage and wonky auto-brightness to less-than-stellar stamina, certain problems seem to pop up often. Say so long to those pesky Android annoyances with these 10 simple fixes. Read More


Warehouse-grade at Speed of Web-scale IT
This white paper discusses the new realities and challenges faced by enterprise datacenters, and table stakes for a complete Warehouse-grade automation platform. Learn More

Hilarious video of Apple engineer explaining the story behind the new MacBook
A look at how Apple's new 12-inch Retina MacBook came to be Read More

Qualcomm's Raspberry Pi-like computer has wireless capabilities
Qualcomm's DragonBoard 410c brings 64-bit ARM processors to enthusiasts, but no price or shipment date available yet Read More

World's Most Ethical Tech Companies: It's all relative
T-Mobile is crowing about making a list as one of the 2015 World's Most Ethical Companies. My guess is that voting must have taken place after December, when the FCC announced that T-Mobile would be paying at least $90 for cramming -- that is, "for billing customers millions of dollars in unauthorized third-party subscriptions and premium text messaging services." 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


Is Your Datacenter Fit for Big Data?
Today's highly integrated systems generate more data than ever before. This massive influx of data is forcing IT to consider new infrastructure solutions for storing, querying, and managing all of this data. This results in today's enterprise and service provider datacenters experiencing rapid change at an unprecedented velocity. Learn More.

MacBook makes a case for wireless docking -- but too soon
The new MacBook is supposed to usher in a wire-free future for laptops, but Apple left out technologies that could have saved road warriors a few ungainly wires.“The only intelligent vision for the future of the notebook is one without wires, where you don’t have to plug up cables to connect to things,” Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller said as he introduced the MacBook on Monday.But while he crowed about the IEEE 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 built into the laptop, Schiller never mentioned that Apple passed on emerging technologies to make a USB connection over the air or wirelessly link peripherals at 7Gbps (bits per second).To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

13 weird and wonderful sights at PAX East 2015
In which the author indulges in gratuitous nerd nostalgia. Read More

How to check Wi-Fi channels on Android devices
Checking the channels used by your wireless network and others nearby can help when troubleshooting Wi-Fi interference and performance issues. Here's how to do it. Read More

MIT launches three-pronged effort to thwart cyber attacks
MIT is attacking cybersecurity from three angles: technical, regulatory and managerial through three programs and in partnership with major corporations.The initiatives include participants from across several MIT schools as well as from outside the university with a goal of making it harder for attackers to succeed in efforts to break into networks, disrupt them, and steal and destroy data.The technical challenge will be met by the school’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) in cooperation with a group of industry partners – BAE Systems, BBVA, Boeing and Raytheon – that will meet periodically to be briefed about ongoing research. The goal is to address the technical challenges of cybersecurity with a big-picture view rather than a piece here and a piece there. CSAIL’s principal research scientist Howard Shrobe calls the latter a patch-and-pray strategy that fails to fight attacks systematically.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Best new Android & Windows smartphones at MWC 2015
Samsung, HTC, Sony and others debut brand new smartphones at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. Read More


Apple's most important announcements at its Apple Watch event

At an event to launch the Apple Watch, Apple also made several announcements regarding Apple TV, HBO, Macbook, and other products.


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