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A New Industrial Age is Being Built on Sensors, 3D Printing and the Cloud

On July 1st, 2014, posted in: News & Events by Comments Off

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Trade Group Previews Apps to Give Mobile Users Choice on Ads

On June 28th, 2014, posted in: News & Events by Comments Off

IDG News Service (Washington, D.C., Bureau) — The Digital Advertising Alliance, a consortium of advertising trade groups, will roll out two new apps later this year aimed at giving mobile device users a choice of what ads they see. Later this year, the DAA will release a mobile app, available on Android and iOS devices,..

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Tesco CIO Blogs About Google Glass

On June 28th, 2014, posted in: News & Events by Comments Off

Computerworld UK — Tesco CIO Mike McNamara has introduced a new innovation lab at the company with a blog about how the supermarket is exploring wearable technology like Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy smart watch. The UK’s largest supermarket is looking for ways to reverse its fortunes after reporting a significant profit fall earlier..

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Oracle Fortifies Integration Suite for Mobile Work

On June 28th, 2014, posted in: News & Events by Comments Off

IDG News Service (New York Bureau) — If it weren’t enough of a challenge for IT architects and system managers to glue enterprise systems together, they must also now worry about connecting their systems to mobile and Web applications as well. With this in mind, Oracle has updated its Oracle SOA Suite 12c system integration..

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OneDrive or Drive for Work: Choosing the Best Cloud Storage Option

On June 28th, 2014, posted in: News & Events by Comments Off

PC World — If you want to store your photos, music, videos, or other personal data online, there is certainly no shortage of available cloud storage choices to pick from. As Microsoft and Google battle for cloud storage supremacy, the customers win, but you have to do a little homework to determine which service is..

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German government to drop Verizon because of US spying

On June 28th, 2014, posted in: News & Events by Comments Off

IDG News Service (San Francisco Bureau) — The German government is dropping Verizon Communications as a service provider because of worries about U.S. spying. The government will shift all services provided by Verizon to Deutsche Telekom by the end of 2015. It had been reviewing its communications contracts already, but concerns about possible spying by..

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Facebook Tries to Recover Bulk User Data Seized By New York Law Enforcement

On June 27th, 2014, posted in: News & Events by Comments Off

IDG News Service (Bangalore Bureau) — Facebook user data in bulk was sought last year by the New York County District Attorney’s office and a court directed it to produce virtually all records and communications for 381 accounts, the company disclosed Thursday. The social networking giant is now asking the court for the return or..

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Google Gets Into the Weeds of Android Work

On June 27th, 2014, posted in: News & Events by Comments Off

Computerworld — Google revealed more about how its new enterprise security and management framework — otherwise known as Android Work — will function in a seven-minute video the company posted during its Google I/O conference this week. The video details how an Android smartphone can be set up to function for both work and personal..

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If Immigration Reform is Dead, so is Raising the H-1B Cap

On June 27th, 2014, posted in: News & Events by Comments Off

Computerworld — In a speech Wednesday on the floor of the U.S. House, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) declared immigration reform dead. He chastised and baited Republicans in Congress for blocking reform, and declared that winning the White House without the support of a growing Hispanic population will become mathematically impossible. “The Republican Presidential nominee, whoever..

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Airport Breach a Sign for IT Industry to Think Security, Not Money

On June 27th, 2014, posted in: News & Events by Comments Off

CSO — The two U.S. airports that had their computers compromised by an unknown group of hackers is a wake up call that America’s best IT talent needs to focus less on money and more on national security, an expert says. [Six ways to prevent a breach like the one at ATT] The Center of..

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