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Frame Brings CAD Windows Apps into the Cloud

CAD Windows apps can now be moved to the cloud thanks to Menlo Park, California-based startup Frame (formerly MainFrame2). This represents what is likely to become a sea-change for CAD.

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Facebook's Internet-for-All Drone Set to Take Flight

Internet for the billions of underserved around the globe continues to get closer to reality. The latest is Facebook's plan to trial a version of its solar-powered drones this summer.

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Tech, Media & Entertainment: 4K TV, Live Sports & Sony's Vue

With change a constant in the technology, media and entertainment (TME) sector, it should come as no surprise that this past week alone saw important developments in multiple, related fronts including consumer electronics, live sports programming, OTT and live streaming of pro sports contests.

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Study: Software 'Robots' Improving Business Operations

A recent study from Cognizant, a provider of information technology and business process outsourcing services, concludes that software "robots" are having a positive impact on the operations of businesses across the globe.

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Google Fiber Moves Beyond the Novelty Phase

Google Fiber is gearing up to expand to one more metro area-Salt Lake City. The Utah capital will join the Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville and Raleigh-Durham metro areas in the next phase of building out Google's fiber network. And the signs point to the initiative moving beyond novelty status into th…

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Global Pay-TV Market to Rocket to 1.1 Billion Subs in 2020

Much has been made of the cord-cutting phenomenon, brought on by an increasing adoption of over-the-top (OTT) video services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant. But worldwide, the pay-TV market still generated $257 billion in 2014, reaching 923.5 million subscribers.

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Frame Brings CAD Windows Apps into the Cloud

By: Peter Bernstein     3/27/2015

CAD Windows apps can now be moved to the cloud thanks to Menlo Park, California-based startup Frame (formerly MainFrame2). This represents what is likely to become a sea-change for CAD.

Read More

Facebook's Internet-for-All Drone Set to Take Flight

By: Tara Seals     3/27/2015

Internet for the billions of underserved around the globe continues to get closer to reality. The latest is Facebook's plan to trial a version of its solar-powered drones this summer.

Read More

Tech, Media & Entertainment: 4K TV, Live Sports & Sony's Vue

By: Bob Wallace     3/27/2015

With change a constant in the technology, media and entertainment (TME) sector, it should come as no surprise that this past week alone saw important developments in multiple, related fronts including consumer electronics, live sports programming, OTT and live streaming of pro sports contests.

Read More

Study: Software 'Robots' Improving Business Operations

By: Casey Houser     3/26/2015

A recent study from Cognizant, a provider of information technology and business process outsourcing services, concludes that software "robots" are having a positive impact on the operations of businesses across the globe.

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Google Fiber Moves Beyond the Novelty Phase

By: Tara Seals     3/26/2015

Google Fiber is gearing up to expand to one more metro area-Salt Lake City. The Utah capital will join the Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville and Raleigh-Durham metro areas in the next phase of building out Google's fiber network. And the signs point to the initiative moving beyond novelty status into th…

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Global Pay-TV Market to Rocket to 1.1 Billion Subs in 2020

By: Tara Seals     3/26/2015

Much has been made of the cord-cutting phenomenon, brought on by an increasing adoption of over-the-top (OTT) video services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant. But worldwide, the pay-TV market still generated $257 billion in 2014, reaching 923.5 million subscribers.

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YouTube Announces Plans to Revamp Live Streaming

By: Dominick Sorrentino     3/25/2015

With March Madness in full swing, and millions of viewers turning to online streaming to watch the games, YouTube's newest announcement could not have come at a better time. According to TheDailyDot, the Google-owned worldwide video sharing service has decided it will relaunch its live streaming pla…

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Why the Apple Watch Will Transform the Enterprise

By: TMCnet Special Guest     3/25/2015

As we gear up to the much-anticipated release of the Apple Watch, one wonders how the enterprise could potentially integrate it. Smartwatches in general have been called everything from a solution looking for a rich nerd to already dead (pending improvements). Nonetheless, every major tech company, …

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Could The Next Iconic Smartphone Come From Lenovo, Microsoft and Intel?

By: Rob Enderle     3/25/2015

Lenovo just announced they would be bringing out a Windows 10 phone in China in support of the launch this summer. What makes this fascinating is that Lenovo built the only Windows phone that I thought could have given the iPhone a run for the money, but they never moved it out of China-and this was…

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Traffic Picking up on the Internet of Cars

By: Doug Mohney     3/24/2015

Tesla is issuing a pair of software releases to improve its vehicles, including new range improvements and the ability to autopilot. Sir Richard Branson, mid-way through his quest to build a space launch business, now says he's looking at building cars. Meanwhile, automobile manufacturers are outlin…

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Vectra Networks Protects Distributed Enterprise Blind Spots from Persistent Cyber Attacks

By: Peter Bernstein     3/24/2015

The distributed nature of work is an immutable trend. It is only picking up steam thanks to mobility, the cloud and multinational enterprises practicing the advice taught in MBA programs around the world to "think globally but act locally."

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Principles of Neutrality Missing from FCC Systems Integrator Exemption Rules

By: TMCnet Special Guest     3/24/2015

A defect from another decade codified in a little known Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") rule is causing a whole lot of headache for the systems integration industry. Regulations intended to protect systems integrators from the heavy hand of government regulation are now causing the very sa…

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Everything Is Hackable as Crime Goes High-Tech

By: Tara Seals     3/23/2015

The escalating pace of technology innovation is dizzying for consumers and businesses alike, as it opens up new opportunities, entertainment options and functionalities. But unfortunately, the dangers involved in an online, connected-everything universe are growing as well. Connected cars, biometric…

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OS Strategy and Mobile Growth: The Global Impact of Unknown OS

By: TMCnet Special Guest     3/23/2015

The GSMA predicts that 65 percent of the global population will adopt smartphones by 2020. This penetration will predominantly impact critical growth markets, such as Brazil, India and regions of Africa. With this mobile increase, brands will naturally look to globalize. To do so, they must capture …

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prpl Foundation Forms Security Working Group for Multi-domain Virtualization-based Security

By: Peter Bernstein     3/23/2015

The use cases for evil are unfortunately easy to conjure. A popular one is bad guys using the expanded attack plane of sensors in sensitive surroundings to bring down the electric grid. And, while this is not meant to create nightmares, more than one technology guru has expressed concern to me about…

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Huawei, NXP Ink Chinese IoT Development Pact

By: Tara Seals     3/20/2015

The Internet of Things (IoT), or "industry 4.0" as it's starting to be known, is expected to account for billions upon billions of additional devices connected to the Internet and to each other. Various economies are starting to gear up to capture the opportunity, as is evidenced by Chinese infrastr…

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