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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Cybersecurity Week in Review: A Bad Week for the Good Guys and Plenty of Food for Thought

By: Peter Bernstein    6/12/2015

Let's start with the headlines. As the week closes we are becoming increasingly aware that the of the U.S. government Office of Personnel Management (…

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Kaspersky Lab Hacked: What Hope For the Rest of Us?

By: Steve Anderson    6/11/2015

Usually when there's been some kind of major hacking, we get word from security firms like Kaspersky Lab and the like telling us about how important s…

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Software Designers & Developers: Product Development Odd Couple or Close Collaborators?

By: Mitch Maiman    6/11/2015

At the end of the day, good software designers and good developers want the same thing: Elegantly designed and efficient applications that are readily…

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Breaking Down Biometric Security

By: Special Guest    6/10/2015

Biometric security isn't a new phenomenon, but until recently its real life applications and benefits have been underutilized by companies in most ind…

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Wheelings & Dealings: Spotify Brings in Over Half a Billion in New Investment to Take on Apple

By: Steve Anderson    6/10/2015

Spotify is a familiar name for many when it comes to streaming music, and with good reason. But it's also a name that has a lot of competitors associa…

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Listening In On Apple Music

By: Ryan Logie    6/9/2015

At Apple's annual WWDC event yesterday, the company announced what practically everyone knew was coming - its new streaming service, Apple Music. Many…

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Innopolis: Russia Launches Its Silicon Volga

By: Doug Mohney    6/8/2015

Five hundred miles east of Moscow, Russia has created a new city from scratch dedicated to IT. Innopolis, located on the shores of the Volga River, bo…

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Why the iPhone Wins, and How Google Killed the Smartphone Market for Everyone Else

By: Rob Enderle    6/8/2015

I'm fascinated by strange facts and broken trends. If you remember, Apple initially drove the Personal Computer market, but Microsoft took it from the…

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Release the Hound: Voice Assistant App Chews Siri Up

By: Tara Seals    6/5/2015

Apple's Siri may have kicked off the era of digital assistants, inspiring legions of me-toos and even a ScarJo movie, but a fresh take on the concept,…

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Netflix Promoting its Products, Not Adding Advertisements

By: Bob Wallace    6/5/2015

It's a sad state of affairs when any movement by streaming pioneer Netflix results in reports predicting customer-unfriendly changes bound to turn the…

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Experts Weigh-in On Latest US Government Agency Data Breach

By: Peter Bernstein    6/5/2015

There is not a physical or virtual media outlet that is not featuring a story about the revelation June 4 that for the second time in the past year th…

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US Government Agency Hacked: Four Million Records at Risk

By: Maurice Nagle    6/5/2015

Did you know that June just so happens to be National Internet Safety Month? Maybe someone should have told the U.S. government, which just got hacked…

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DDoS Attacks Spike in Volume, Heralding Changes in Tactics and Strategy

By: Tara Seals    6/4/2015

The distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack landscape is a shifting sea of motives and techniques-which is necessitating new approaches to detecti…

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Why Cost Per Install Is An Irrelevant Mobile App Metric

By: Special Guest    6/3/2015

The vast majority of mobile marketers buy app installs ads on a cost per install (CPI) basis and focus their campaigns on one primary goal: getting th…

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AccelOps Enhances Platform with Threat Intelligence Center

By: Peter Bernstein    6/2/2015

If we have learned nothing else in the past few days of revelations of major data breaches around the world, it should be that the time between detect…

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Nintendo Gives NVIDIA Shield Unexpected Boost

By: Rob Enderle    6/2/2015

Nintendo may have made an interesting move to the Android OS this last week (or not), and it should help them drop costs significantly. I think this i…

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Feedback: It's Not Just at Rock Concerts

By: Drew Hendricks    6/2/2015

Remember back in school when the teacher let you figure out a math problem in a group instead of alone? Sure, there were times when the one math geniu…

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National Internet Safety Month: Tips for Online and Off

By: Steve Anderson    6/2/2015

June is a wonderful month for a lot of people out there. The official start of summer, the start of strawberry season for North America, summer festiv…

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FCC Chairman Looks to 'Reboot' Lifeline Regime

By: Peter Bernstein    6/1/2015

In case you missed it, on May 28, U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler set forth a series of proposals in a Notice design…

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Wheelings & Dealings: Intel to Buy Altera, Avago to Purchase Broadcom

By: Paula Bernier    6/1/2015

Intel this week laid out plans to buy Altera for $16.7 billion in cash. The deal comes just days after Avago Technologies announced its intention to b…

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Want a Big Cable Merger? Good Luck Charter!

By: Doug Mohney    5/29/2015

Charter Communications wants to buy both Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks in a $67 billion deal. It will create an entity second in size to…

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Rising Mobile Broadband Accessibility and Usage Impacting Global Social and Economic Growth

By: Laura Stotler    5/28/2015

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are having a direct impact on social and economic development, according to interesting new research…

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Avago Technologies Acquisition of Broadcom: Let The Chips Fall Where They May

By: Peter Bernstein    5/28/2015

With a combined valuation of roughly $77 Billion and revenues of $15 Billion once the transaction closes the new Avago will have the human and technic…

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Digital Ad Viewability: The New Metric for Monetization

By: Tara Seals    5/28/2015

Verizon Communications raised a few eyebrows earlier this month when it announced plans to acquire AOL for $4.4 billion. It seemed a lot to pay just t…

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Future Watch Apps May Surprise You

By: Mike Russo    5/27/2015

If there's one thing that's abundantly clear about the Apple Watch, it's that this isn't your grandpa's timepiece. Oh, it tells time, sure. The rest i…

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Why Apple iOS is Dominating Google's Android

By: Rob Enderle    5/27/2015

Apple's iOS platform is kicking Google Android's butt all over the Smartphone playground. This battle has been fascinating to watch because it seemed …

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Internal Revenue Service is Latest to Be Successfully Hacked

By: Peter Bernstein    5/27/2015

Another day, another database of significance compromised. Indeed, if it was not the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that was hacked, setting medi…

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Goodbye Personal Computers

By: Doug Mohney    5/26/2015

The phone is likely to be the central form factor, but people are going to carry other devices as well. Samsung has received a patent on a device that…

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Charter Springs Big for TWC with $78.7Bn Offer

By: Tara Seals    5/26/2015

The valuation makes Comcast's previous, failed $45 billion offer for TWC look like chump change. And it blows away the $132.50 per share, or $37.3 bil…

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OTT Growth to Carry the Pay-TV Market Forward

By: Tara Seals    5/26/2015

The global pay TV services market is growing at a slow but steady rate, as over-the-top (OTT) video uptake balances out stagnating growth in saturated…

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Apple's iPhone 7 Set to Show in August, Sell in September

By: Steve Anderson    5/22/2015

It's hard to believe, but we've already been with the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus for almost a year; since September, these devices have been at th…

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Twitter, Google Kick Off Search Integration

By: Tara Seals    5/22/2015

Twitter and Google have kicked off a user engagement campaign that brings Tweets to Google Search.

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Interested in a Chromebook? 7.3 Million Will Be This Year

By: Steve Anderson    5/22/2015

Admittedly, Chromebooks probably don't top a lot of wish lists, but a new report from Gartner suggests that this breed of inexpensive cloud-driven lap…

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LogJam Computer Bug Creates Another Ruckus

By: Peter Bernstein    5/21/2015

When it comes to malware and other types of computer bugs it seems like we are falling into a problematic pattern: it consists of researchers or "ethi…

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Network Shifts to Support Video Distribution

By: Tara Seals    5/21/2015

Network strategies are underpinned by many aspects. It starts with consumer adoption of online and mobile video in droves. It continues with local cac…

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Fed Cloud Computing Caucus Report Outlines Plan to Increase Cloud Services Adoption

By: Laura Stotler    5/20/2015

The U.S. government has been slowly making a migration to the cloud since the Cloud First policy was instated in 2011, but the going has been tough an…

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Lenovo Could be the New Powerhouse on the Block

By: Rob Enderle    5/19/2015

Next week is the launch of Lenovo Technology World in China and the CEOs of Intel, Microsoft, and Baidu (likely the only company that scares the crap …

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Why Seller Security Risk Assessments Can Make Marketers Mad

By: Peter Bernstein    5/19/2015

We live in a world where e-commerce is increasingly becoming the way transactions take place. It is a world where programmatic advertising is foundati…

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United Airlines In-flight Hack Raises Important Questions

By: Peter Bernstein    5/19/2015

When important security stories break that can really put the public on edge, it is usually a good practice to wait for a bit of clarity. Whether it i…

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RxSpeed Poised to Transform Auto Aftermarket Online Sales

By: Peter Bernstein    5/18/2015

Many years ago, I had the rare privilege of hearing a young hedge fund manager named Jeff Bezos describe his new company called Amazon. He was asked, …

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VENOM Cyber Attack Vulnerability Hysteria Dies Down

By: Peter Bernstein    5/15/2015

Sometimes the antidote for something that initially creates hysteria is doing nothing more than waiting until all of the facts are known. It is one of…

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