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David Linthicum and I attended the Red Hat Summit and Chef Conf 2014 this past week and sat down to talk about both conferences, as well as topics like Docker, OpenStack, and VMWare.
What happens when you offer a dog a treat, but then make it vanish via sleight of hand? This: Like Sullivan, I'm surprised these dogs are fooled at all, and can't tell where the treat is by scent. That's all for this week. See you on Monday! David Smith
Next week our own Mike Bushong heads to the Software Defined Data Center Symposium, an event organized by our friends over at Tech Field Day. The symposium will take place at the Santa Clara Convention Center on Tuesday, April 22 from 8am to 5pm. Along with other industry influencers, ...
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By SeanLawson Recently, several news outlets reported on a supposed plot by a Moroccan national to use remote controlled model airplanes as flying bombs. The story seems to lend credibility to speculation that model airplanes could be the next terrorist threat. In reality, however, the...
Appthority is an app risk management company with a Software-as-a-Service solution that analyzes mobile apps for hidden behaviors that pose privacy and security risks. Our main customers are large organizations and we provide them with the first all-in-one App Risk Management service t...
What: AT&T Bootstrap Week Online Tutorial When: Wednesday, April 23, 11–12 PM Pacific Time Session: Appery.io is the only cloud-based platform with visual development tools and integrated backend services. In this live coding session you will learn how to build a complete mobile ap...
The Mountain View Voice is a weekly newspaper serving the Silicon Valley area, and is a familiar sight to anyone wandering the streets of Palo Alto or Menlo Park. Angela Hey writes for 'Hey Tech!', an online blog of the Voice, and has just published a feature on R and the local Bay Are...
A couple of weeks ago, I participated in a panel discussion for DM Radio: "Still Sexy? How's that Data Scientist Gig Working Out?". The title was provocative, but the discussion mostly revolved around the rise of data science and how advanced analytics (often implemented with R) is cha...
While organizations spend the next few days and weeks patching OpenSSL vulnerabilities, the realization is setting in that we may never know the full extent of the damage caused by Heartbleed. Although Heartbleed was only announced in early April, it has actually been present in OpenS...
By ChrisScott Editor's note: Chris Scott has deep insights into how government works. Let us know if you would like more info on any of this.-bg With this post I'll provide some of my personal observations and insights from the the 24th Annual Government Procurement Conference. The con...
There has been a lot of talk about Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online as a tool for both sales teams and service teams, and it does a great job for both. But what about marketing? Up […] Source: Dynamics Marketing for the CMO Forceworks
News and insight from GoAnywhere Managed File Transfer Blog - Secure Managed File Transfer The success of a company now relies on its ability to secure critical data.  When escalated to this level of importance, it’s time for the CEO and board to become directly engaged in the process....
By ChrisScott When Defense Secretary Hagel announced that he was going to expand his cyber workforce by more than 6,000 by the end of 2016, I think most of us in the industry collectively wondered: “Where the heck is he going to FIND these cyber warriors?” While almost every University...
Earlier this week, Ethan Banks wrote a very nice article about Mellanox’s dual spine and leaf network in support of a large amount 10GbE access ports. After describing the scaled up network design, he reviews 8 observations about the design, not to point out good or bad, but merely to ...
#SDAS #SDN #Virtualization Like moving to IPv6, simply picking up your existing network architecture and moving it to a completely new one is not going to happen overnight. There will undoubtedly still be "traditional" networks hanging around even when SDN adoption is considered mains...
Check practically any list of trends for this or next year in business and you will find that everyone is worrying over Obamacare’s impact on the workplace. The concerns are not unfounded.  After... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twit
The DevOps movement is young, so many people still do not understand exactly what it is or why it’s important! Thousands of companies and schools around the nation are turning to BYOD to save big bucks. And cloud security is still a major concern for
San Jose, CA, April 18, 2014 --(PR.com)-- MRPRO (TM), the software program that automates several tasks associated with completion, checking, correcting, data warehousing and supply chain exchanging of the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT, issued by CFSI (Conflict Free Sourc...
Alinous-Core 2.1.23 Released with a new application, which is Internal SEO Chekcer.This tool is to checkSearch engine robot access logGoogle
Here are some tips to make you a master of your Netflix account. Did you know you can create up to five profiles per account? This is great if you share your Netflix account with someone else, but you can also use it to set up “themed” accounts, like “Date Night” or “Movies the Kids......
New York, NY, April 18, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The app is available to download for free from the Windows Phone Store http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=5c156d76-539a-40ec-aae3-0e935ce8e21e Twigle sets itself apart from other bird watching apps for in that it can record a singing bird an...
Spring is officially here. In Vancouver that means it’s warm and rainy rather than cold and rainy. It also means that it’s time for the Easter Bunny to start hopping along to deliver chocolate covered banking transactions…Well, maybe not quite—but...
Author Peter RogersPrincipal MobilityArchitect, CognizantVisionMobile recently published one of the best reports on apps for vehicles that I have read (http://www.visionmobile.com/product/apps-for-cars-mileage-may-vary/).  It is frustrating with how difficult it is to actuall...
Microsoft has announced Azure service from Brazil through its Azure South region located in Sao Paulo. It is now available for public preview. With Locally Redundant Storage data can remain in Brazil.Nature of Locally redundant replication:With locally redundant replication, storage ac...
By ShannonPerry Free mobile games sound like an advertiser’s dream. Smartphone owners like them because the applications download quickly, cost nothing, and are fun to play; marketers like them because they provide a huge, new space for promoting companies and services. Want to adverti...
By ShannonPerry We knew this day would come – when Windows XP, the twelve-year-old operating system for Windows, stops receiving technical support from Microsoft. While the transition does not mark the death of Windows XP necessarily, as you can still choose to use whatever operating s...
By ShannonPerry Even security applications are not always secure. In April, an application named “Virus Shield” reached the top of Google Play Store’s paid charts – the app was downloaded more than 10,000 times for $3.99. The application’s description boasts the capability to “improve ...
By Bob Gourley At this link and embedded below (recorded at the USGIF Geoint Symposium) is a video featuring Gus Taveras, Dan Doney and Matt Carroll on several mechanisms put in place to open up their enterprise to innovations. This builds on many community efforts taking place under t...
Social TV is poised to become one of the most important global forces in advertising over the next 10 years because of its ability to challenge our industry’s fundamental notion of information overload. The term information overload was coined 40 years ago by media visionary Alvin Toff...
Almost five years after Michael Jackson’s untimely death there is still dispute over the estate taxes owed. Jeffrey S. Freeman, J.D., LL.M Nearly five years after his death, Michael Jackson is still making headlines, but not for his musical abilities. This time it is for a fight ...
Microsoft has unleashed Azure Intelligent Systems Service (AISS) targeted at the Internet of Things. This service can get to the insides of your refrigerators, garage door openers etc via web connected sensors that are part of the internet of things. This enables all levels of technica...
​In today’s hyper-competitive markets, businesses must constantly strive to develop, test, and release better software faster. One of the best ways we’ve found to make this difficult task possible is by embracing “continuity”—one of the decade’s fastest growing buzzwords. This means co...
As someone who runs Procurement at DocuSign, I am very excited to invite conversations about Procurement in our thought leadership series.  We hope to cover topics of all shapes and sizes on how best-in-class Procurement teams are developing in today’s business environment.  Please wel...
As someone who runs Procurement at DocuSign, I am very excited to invite conversations about Procurement in our thought leadership series.  We hope to cover topics of all shapes and sizes on how best-in-class Procurement teams are developing in today’s business environment.  Please wel...
The “Heartbleed” bug, an encryption flaw that could expose usernames and passwords stored on about two-thirds of Internet servers, has given the Web-surfing world cause for concern and plenty of password changes. But there’s another step you should always take where possible to keep yo...
Since Marissa Mayer took over at Yahoo, she has made a steady push to rebuild the photo-sharing community at Flickr by overhauling its products. Flickr is getting its most dramatic makeover to date on Thursday, with a total redesign of the apps for iOS and Android that make it a more d...
People think Bitcoin is funny money and Google Glass has no specs appeal — if they even know what these new technologies are. Many people are still unaware of Google’s smartglasses or digital currencies, according to new research from the UK, and those that do are worried a...
Might downloading a 50-cent coupon for Cheerios cost you legal rights? General Mills, the maker of cereals like Cheerios and Chex as well as brands like Bisquick and Betty Crocker, has quietly added language to its website to alert consumers that they give up their right to sue the com...