Intel Earnings Beat Estimates Thanks to Data Center and IoT Growth

By: Peter Bernstein    7/16/2015

Way back in 1971 the Monty Python comedy group put out an anthology film based on their then hit TV series Monty Python's Flying Circus called, "And N…

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Netflix Beats the Street on Subscriber Adds, But Margins Worsen

By: Tara Seals    7/16/2015

Netflix surprised investors with a better-than-expected addition of 3.28 million streaming subscribers for the second quarter, translating to revenue …

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Daily Fantasy Sports Steal the Spotlight

By: Maurice Nagle    7/15/2015

Anyone who has played fantasy baseball knows it is a long season littered with peaks and valleys of performance, which ends in apathy, crushing defeat…

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How Tech is Disrupting China and India

By: Rich Tehrani    7/14/2015

The number of tech companies doing well and being launched is greater than at any time in history. Today, Facebook crossed the $250 billion dollar val…

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Security Flaws in Adobe Flash Force its Shutdown on Firefox & Chrome

By: Steve Anderson    7/14/2015

For anyone out there who's found that Flash doesn't work like it should on Mozilla's Firefox and Google's Chrome browsers, there's a backhanded bit of…

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Windows 10 Launch: This Will be One for the Record Books

By: Rob Enderle    7/13/2015

Windows launches have always been a mixed bag for me. I started with Windows 95, which set the bar for an event, but as I stepped off the plane coming…

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Comcast Announces Internet TV Service

By: Andrew Bindelglass    7/13/2015

The younger generation of television viewers has already begun to stray away from cable television, opting instead for streaming video services online…

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Consumers Want Password Alternatives for Internet Security

By: Joe Rizzo    7/13/2015

There was a time when it was important to have a good password for logging on to your work server. I would set up systems that required a new password…

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What You Need to Know About the OPM Data Breach Incidents

By: Peter Bernstein    7/10/2015

With more than a bit of egg on their face, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) said in announcing the results of a forensic investigation of its …

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The Mobile 'Phone' is Dead: Microsoft Got It Right

By: Doug Mohney    7/10/2015

One of the great conundrums of mobile devices has been how mobility and traditional telephony should fit together. History is littered with the broken…

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The Morning After: UAL, NYSE and WSJ Virtual Crashes

By: Peter Bernstein    7/9/2015

"The Morning After," sung by Maureen McGovern, sums up best yesterday's computer "glitches" that grounded the entire United Airlines (UAL) fleet for t…

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4K Has Come a Long Way, Has Farther Yet to Go

By: Tara Seals    7/9/2015

The 4K Ultra HD market is developing faster than anyone thought that it would-with TV shipments escalating, more and more content availability and adv…

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Data Virtualization: Valet Parking for Your Data Center

By: Erik Linask    7/8/2015

I'm not surprising anyone by mentioning that we are in an era of unprecedented data creation which, in turn, creates an equally unprecedented need for…

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What Twitter Users Think Happened at the #NYSE

By: Erik Linask    7/8/2015

Naturally, when we started learning about the United issue, hacker theories started popping across the Web - and why not? The truth is, we're all expe…

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Smartphone Troubles for Microsoft Mean Big Job Cuts Ahead

By: Steve Anderson    7/8/2015

Microsoft's entry into the smartphone market, some believe, was troubled from its earliest stages. That belief was somewhat borne out today in the for…

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NYSE, WSJ and United Down: Coincidence?

By: Maurice Nagle    7/8/2015

According to reports, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) suspended trading today at 11:32am ET due to a "technology glitch". Investors can still perfo…

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Subscribing to TV's Digital Future

By: Special Guest    7/8/2015

As viewers shift their allegiance from the television set to other devices, television's undisputed popularity as the "go-to" entertainment device is …

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Twitter Jumps on the Birthday Bandwagon

By: Ryan Logie    7/8/2015

That awkward moment when you talk to an acquaintance or friend, only to find out later that it's their birthday and you said absolutely nothing about …

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Facebook and Youtube Make the Most of Video

By: Ryan Logie    7/8/2015

As our camera technology improves, so do our means of shooting videos. You can Snapchat a video of a basketball game, Instagram a video of your cousin…

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Mobile is the Next Great Front in Digital Video Monetization

By: Tara Seals    7/7/2015

As opposed to TV's channel-surfing-friendly programming presentation, online and mobile video has always been seen as more of a foraging experience wh…

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Google Entering Carpool Lane in Israel

By: Andrew Bindelglass    7/7/2015

Google launched its crack at a ride-sharing service in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv Monday, aiming at supplementing traditional taxi services and tran…

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Amazon Looks to Supplant Black Friday with Prime Day Deals

By: Andrew Bindelglass    7/7/2015

Amazon, the online buying and selling behemoth that originated as online bookstore and subsequently became one of the Internet's largest marketplaces,…

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The DiePhone: The Many Ways Your Smartphone Could Kill You or Someone You Love

By: Rob Enderle    7/7/2015

An iPhone case shaped like a gun has been flagged on the East Coast and it comes with a "fun" Russian roulette app. I'm sure there are stupider things…

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Tables are Turned as Hackers are Hacked

By: Andrew Bindelglass    7/6/2015

In an ironic turn of events, one of the world's largest providers of surveillance technology was hacked last night. The Hacking Team is an Italian-bas…

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VR Paint Allows You to Color Your World

By: Andrew Bindelglass    7/6/2015

Microsoft Research Labs has announced their newest augmented reality project, dubbed Semantic Paint. The project is essentially a way to bring Microso…

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California Kill-Switch Law Set to Go into Effect

By: Andrew Bindelglass    7/6/2015

The use of smartphones in the United States has skyrocketed over the past decade, and with that growth has come an increase in functionality. In addit…

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Adidas to Launch Shoe Created from Ocean Waste

By: Andrew Bindelglass    7/6/2015

Making shoes using materials from post-consumer products is hardly a new trend. Various independent companies have created shoes from old soda bottles…

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Severed Internet Cables Causing Massive Outages in Bay Area

By: Joe Rizzo    7/2/2015

At 4:20 am. on Tuesday morning, three fiber optic cables providing Internet access to Sacramento were physically cut leaving California's capital with…

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The Future Form of Communication is Telepathy, According to Zuckerberg

By: Joe Rizzo    7/2/2015

"One day, I believe we'll be able to send full rich thoughts to each other directly using technology. You'll just be able to think of something and yo…

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1Gbps Broadband Boosts Economy, Home Prices

By: Tara Seals    7/2/2015

1Gbps services to the home-the new frontier of competition for triple-play providers-turn out to have a measurable economic benefit. A study from the …

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Windy City Takes on Cloud: New Tax on Streaming Media, SaaS and PaaS

By: Laura Stotler    7/1/2015

In a bold and controversial move, the city of Chicago instituted a new cloud tax today that will target online databases as well as popular streaming …

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Practical Step-by-Step Guidance After Your Company Has Been Hacked

By: Special Guest    6/30/2015

Everybody tends to think that hackers will never ever target them or their company/organization-until a breach occurs. We have already published sever…

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Why the Apple Watch Failed

By: Rob Enderle    6/29/2015

The Apple Watch hasn't exactly been the success the iPod, iPhone, and iPad initially were (though to be fair the iPhone and iPod weren't that great th…

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Department of Defense Wants to Move Majority of Apps to the Cloud by 2020

By: Peter Bernstein    6/29/2015

It is no secret that the U.S. government wants to upgrade its IT capabilities and that moving them into the cloud is a priority. In fact, it is a mand…

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HBO Now Proves Big Hit with Cable Cutters

By: Steve Anderson    6/26/2015

For those have made the jump from traditional cable service to online sources for entertainment- also known as "cable cutters" or "cord cutters"-the I…

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OneWeb Satellite Broadband Effort Gets $500M

By: Doug Mohney    6/26/2015

OneWeb, intent on building a 900 satellite Low-Earth-Orbit (LEO) broadband network encompassing the globe, released a flurry of information today. The…

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Ransomware Hits Hard: $18 Million in 15 Months

By: Steve Anderson    6/25/2015

Ransomware has been on the rise in recent months, and the extent of its ascension might horrify even the most casual observer. The software, which tak…

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How Communication Service Providers Can Find Value in Over-the-Top Video

By: Special Guest    6/25/2015

Internet streaming media, also known as over-the-top content (OTT) is a part of our everyday reality and affecting every entertainment medium. OTT-TV …

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Google Play Music Hits United States, Offers Free Music Streaming

By: Steve Anderson    6/24/2015

Streaming music is proving to be one of the biggest developments in entertainment in a long time. With a host of companies already involved in the pra…

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Report Shows Surge in Indicators of Cyber Attackers

By: Peter Bernstein    6/23/2015

We know from the headlines that cyber attacks of all types have become more frequent and more sophisticated. It is also well known that those will mal…

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IBM i2 COPLINK on Cloud Means a Network Over One Billion Documents Strong

By: Steve Anderson    6/22/2015

The idea of law enforcement networking goes back a long way, and today, it's hard to see a police car without some kind of network terminal in it enab…

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Advances and Questions for SpaceX, OneWeb 'Big LEO' Broadband Satellite Constellations

By: Doug Mohney    6/22/2015

SpaceX and OneWeb engaged in a symbolic tit-for-tat last week in their respective quests to build large scale, low-flying broadband satellite networks…

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Running Enterprises: Game Changing Business Process, Project and Case Management Capabilities

By: Special Guest    6/19/2015

Comindware looks at how and what enterprises need to change in a digital world where change is the dominant constant.

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Combatting Account Takeover

By: Special Guest    6/17/2015

The Ponemon Institute's 2015 Cost of Data Breach Study showed a 23 percent increase in the total cost of a breach from 2013 to 2014. In other terms, c…

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Facial Recognition Talks Break Down Over Marketing Opt-In

By: Tara Seals    6/17/2015

Facial recognition continues to be a hot-potato topic for consumer advocates, who want stringent rules around how such data can be collected and used.…

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Winning Apps Don't Make Users Tap Out

By: Erik Linask    6/17/2015

In the wild world of mobile apps - and it is wild, with more than 1.5 million apps available to mobile users (as of May, Google Play topped the app ma…

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Self-Driving Car Wars!

By: Rob Enderle    6/17/2015

China and the U.S. are in a race to see who can get self-driving cars on the road first in mass and while the U.S. is ahead technologically, China has…

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Internet Performance: A Real-Time Roadmap for Cloud-Based Services

By: Dominick Sorrentino    6/16/2015

For many, migration to the cloud is a prospect as grim as a sky portending storms. And yet, businesses big and small are drawn to its undeniable silve…

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The MLB: From Steroids to Asterisks and Now… Cyber Warfare?

By: Maurice Nagle    6/16/2015

It was reported today that the Houston Astros' database was allegedly breached with the possible culprit being none other than the St. Louis Cardinals…

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Gigabit South: The Next Big Thing?

By: Doug Mohney    6/16/2015

Atlanta, Raleigh-Durham, Charlotte, Chattanooga, and Huntsville can all boast about their latest and forthcoming broadband deployments. The South is s…

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