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If you’re waiting for the next round of Apple hardware, your wait is almost over. Apple recently confirmed that it will announce its newest products on September 9. What should you expect from the event? Apple plays everything close to the vest, so it didn’t detail the products it woul...
  A researcher has refined an attack on wireless routers with poorly implemented versions of the Wi-Fi Protected Setup that allows someone to quickly gain access to a router’s network. The attack exploits weak randomization, or the lack of randomization, in a key used to aut...
As folks come back from their August vacations, September is poised for another rapid-fire batch of consumer electronics announcements. Samsung, Sony, Motorola and Apple all have major launches scheduled in the next couple weeks, not to mention the IFA show. New smartwatch products are...
Apple is widely expected to reveal a mobile payments system alongside the iPhone 6 at its press event on September 9th. The system — supposedly designed to take on Google Wallet, Isis, Paypal, and others — would allow you to use your phone to pay for items at the cash register, and it ...
It’s the most successful Kickstarter campaign ever. The Coolest Cooler (yes, a cooler) raised $13.3 million in its 52-day run. The previous record holder, the Pebble smartwatch raised $10.2 million in 2012. Why have more than 60,000 people contributed to a cooler campaign? Well, ...
Americans are always on the move. Since our nation’s founding, we have roamed our vast country in search of opportunity or a fresh start. In fact, this interactive map from The New York Times shows where people came from as they entered your own state — dating back to 1800. California ...
I spent the last week in the beautiful island of Crete. It was my second JCrete unconference. Last year I was blogging each day and you can see all these blogs here. This year JCrete was as good as always. Geertjan Wielenga wrote a detailed report here. Stephen Chin’s took an awe...
For Signing up for DocumentDB read here:http://hodentek.blogspot.com/2014/08/how-do-you-sign-up-for-azure-documentdb.htmlGetting to know Document DB - Part 1 here:http://hodentek.blogspot.com/2014/08/getting-to-know-documentdb.htmlIn Part 1 we found that we need to install Microsoft Az...
August 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter By Greg Schulz Welcome to the August 2014 edition of the StorageIO Update (newsletter) containing trends perspectives on cloud, virtualization, software d...
Whenever you play Monopoly you eagerly await the Get out of Jail free card so your stay can be brief and painless. The IRS doesn’t play by the Boardwalk or Park Place rules. Ignorance to the tax laws is not an excuse that the IRS will acknowledge. Actions speak louder than words ...
FATCA has been implemented, but it is not strong many groups still harboring strong political and legal animosity. FATCA is now legally in force, but the Treasury department is promising “to go easy” on enforcement for the first two years since delays and high costs leave m...
According to the US Department of Labor (www.dol.gov), Labor Day (the first Monday in September) is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have ...
Another name is price war and the battle is on going on all fronts. There has been news on the internet regarding Microsoft's pricewar with Amazon and Google vis-a vis its cloud offerings. http://www.informationweek.com/cloud/infrastructure-as-a-service/microsoft-battles-google-amazon-...
By Bob Gourley The best minds in data gather at Strata + Hadoop World to learn and connect—and explore the complex issues and exciting opportunities brought to business by big data, data science, and pervasive computing. Strata + Hadoop World 2014, happening October 15-17 at the Javits...
San Diego, CA, August 30, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Ignite Visibility, a premier Internet marketing company focusing on SEO, social media, CRO, pay per click and more, has released 13 critical SEO strategies to implement before the next Google Penguin update. “Each Google Penguin updat...
Kevin Remde and Keith Mayer continue our series on “ Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud ” and in today’s episode they discuss various options for networking. Tune in as they go in depth on what options are available for hybrid cloud networking as they explore network con...
By Bob Gourley The discipline of cyber threat intelligence focuses on providing actionable information on adversaries. This information is becoming increasingly important to enterprise cyber defense. This importance has resulted in investment and creation of many new/innovative sources...
It’s not just “thinking outside the box” — it’s thinking…and acting…in a distinctive manner that can grow your business. Here’s a wild concept:  What if you could turn a competitor into a collaborator, so you both expand your sales and en...
Oracle took their time jumping into the enterprise mobility market, but in 2014 they have come on strong with an enterprise centric approach focused on scalability, security and enterprise-class performance. In this interview, Oracle's Suhas Uliyar, VP of Mobile Strategy and Product De...
One of the most memorable dance moves from the past few years starts at around 4:15 in the music below: The performers are the Japanese band World Order. If you like the music and moves you can find plenty of their other videos on YouTube, but this is their best-known song. That's all ...
Another fun and informative week at VMworld has come to an end. By all reports, the conference was a huge success. If you’ve been keeping up with us on Twitter, you’ll know that we were busy staffing our “conversations” booth and we handed out enough #SocksofPlexxi to outfit an army. W...
Most conferences say something similar when they open the call for papers. While I understand the reasoning and motivation behind such statement, organizers shouldn’t be afraid of a talk that demonstrates a particular service or product. The key of course, if that service or prod...
We are two weeks away from the API360 Summit in Washington, DC. This event will examine the state of the industry in APIs, with a particular focus on the impact of open data and open APIs in the public sector. We have a phenomenal lineup of participants, including: Gray Brooks, who wil...
Originally posted @ Gigaom Research 8/25/14 http://research.gigaom.com/2014/08/seven-things-the-cio-should-consider-when-adopting-a-holistic-cloud-strategy/   As conversations about cloud computing continues to focus on IT’s inability at holistic adoption, organizations outside of...
This is a joint Appery.io and SOA Software webinar. The webinar covers: How to rapidly build a mobile app with APIs in the cloud Taking an unsecure REST API and securing it with SOA Gateway (OAuth 2) Building a mobile app in Appery.io with the secured REST API The value of having an in...
Orlando, FL, August 29, 2014 --(PR.com)-- PackageLog™ (powered by Logware™) announces a brand new feature for users who don’t want someone else’s logo interfering with their company’s banding. Known to techies as White Labeling, the custom branding featur...
By Shannon Perry The debate over the future of the Internet and Net Neutrality has drawn attention from many sources this summer – including media companies, search engines, Internet service providers, politicians, and even comedians. In fact, the FCC’s proposed fast lanes received so ...
This article is part 10 in our continuing blog series on Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud being published by the US IT Pro team at Microsoft.  In this article, we’ll discuss enabling “cross-premises data mobility” within a Hybrid Cloud by leverag...
A central challenge for any digital transformation initiative is dealing with the ever-increasing pace of change – in the marketplace, in the technology environment, and in […]
I spoke to Kevin Eikenberry about how leaders can reach their full potential, how they can get ahead without isolating their team, and how a leader’s ego can get in the way of their success.... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twi
KDNuggests asked its readers the question "What programming/statistics languages you used for an analytics / data mining / data science work in 2014?" and one again, R was the #1 response. (R was also the #1 response in similar polls in 2013, 2012 and 2011.) The top 5 selections of the...
Tucson, AZ, August 29, 2014 --(PR.com)-- A discussion on Club Space Rock (CSR), an online forum and social network created by Geoff Notkin of TV's Meteorite Men, has led to a unique crowdfunding campaign started by members of the forum. The $5,000 raised will help a deserving CSR ...
The application economy is just that – a business environment dominated by software apps, predominantly mobile or at the very least mobile-accessible. Yet a recent… The post The IT skills challenge in the application economy appeared first on Highl
New York, August 29th, 2014 - EasyVista Inc. (www.easyvista.com), a global leader in IT Service and Asset Management solutions, is pleased by its overall performance within the Gartner Critical Capabilities assessment for IT Service Support Management (ITSSM). The Company believes the ...
29th August 2014: Paul UK, the French Family Bakery and Patisserie, has chosen Olive Communications to manage their mobile telecoms estate following a competitive three-way tender process. Paul UK is a growing high street brand with over 30 London stores, including Covent Garden, Kings...
29 August, 2014 - Telstra and Telkom Indonesia today finalised a joint venture (JV) agreement to provide Network Application and Services to Indonesian enterprises, multi-nationals and Australian companies operating in Indonesia.Network Application and Services (NAS) support business c...
Singapore, 29 August 2014 - The organisers of LTE Asia have today announced the shortlist for the first LTE Asia Awards 2014. The 9th Annual LTE Asia event serves as the setting for the awards, which will reward key achievements and advances across the LTE ecosystem in Asia. This year'...
Whether you’re the type of person who always needs the latest and greatest smartphone or you’re content to wait two years to upgrade, chances are good you probably have some old smartphones kicking around in a closet or junk drawer somewhere. Before you go and sell an old Android devic...
Naperville, IL, August 29, 2014 --(PR.com)-- When running a Day Care or Pre-school, having effective communication with parents is critical. When communicating with parents you need to be able to contact all of them at once, you need to know that they got the message, and it needs to ...
Farmingdale, NY, August 29, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Gonzalo Goicochea was born in West Palm Beach, Florida. He earned his B.S. in Engineering at the University of North Carolina and his M.S. in Computer Information Systems at the University of Florida. He is currently the Latin America Sale...