Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Technology, the law, and you: BYOD

  8 free sites that teach you how to program | How the lack of U.S. broadband competition costs you every time you use an ATM

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Technology, the law, and you: BYOD
(First in an occasional series about technology and the law.) For a long time, it seemed that, like death and taxes, BYOD was inescapable. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


5 Generations of Wireless LAN Architecture
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8 free sites that teach you how to program
Free sites that teach you how to programImage by ThinkstockIf you're interested in coding or want to make a career change, you don't need to enroll in an expensive undergraduate or graduate program. You can learn for free, on your own time and from the comfort of your home. It's a great opportunity to get into a new line of work that has an increasing demand. To help get you started on your programming journey, we've compiled this list of websites where you can learn to code for free. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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Optimizing Application Traffic on MPLS WAN Links
MPLS is a common type of service offering that removes much of the cost and complexity of more traditional point-to-point networks. The change from point-to-point to any-to-any or cloud networking presents new application delivery challenges, requiring a response from services that depend on the packet delivery infrastructure. Learn more >>

How the lack of U.S. broadband competition costs you every time you use an ATM
The feeble state of broadband competition in the United States leads to costly services and even increased ATM fees. The Competify coalition wants to change the landscape, and it's petitioning the FCC for help. Read More

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Acer: Proven Solutions for Professional Demands
Whether your workforce requires high-tech mobility, powerful desktops to streamline efficiency, reliable technology available 24 x 7, or competent tools for viewing and projecting, you'll find your solution in Acer notebooks, desktops, servers, monitors, and projectors. Acer provides solutions for you. Learn more.

When stolen data can 'phone home'
Tracking devices is nothing new. In the auto industry, multiple vendors compete to convince drivers to install the devices in their cars, promising that if it gets stolen, the cops will know right where to find it. In law enforcement, criminals on probation sometimes are required to wear an ankle bracelet that does the same thing – tells authorities exactly where they are. It is also possible to do that with data. Digital watermarking can track where it is being viewed or downloaded, and also identify the IP address and the type of device doing it. It is not in widespread use, according to experts, and could in some cases have privacy implications, but its advocates say while it doesn't prevent a data breach, it can let an organization that has been breached know about it almost immediately, instead of months later.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

T-Mobile's latest family data plans are a downright bargain
The latest promotion from T-Mobile undercuts Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint by a wide margin. Read More

How phone companies drive people crazy
Every journalist has experienced this type of phone call, as have librarians, police dispatchers and I presume those in a number of other public-facing professions. This one involves a longtime friend who works for a CBS news affiliate and prefers to remain anonymous. CALLER: "Hi, could you give me the phone number for FOX 5 in (a major city)?"JOURNALIST: "I'm sorry?"CALLER: "FOX 5. The TV station. Do you have the number?"JOURNALIST: "Why do you want the number?"CALLER: "Why do you want to know?"JOURNALIST: "Are you calling them about a story?"To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More



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