President Obama Details Better Protection Against Cyber Threats

By: Steve Anderson    4/1/2015

Cyber threats present some of the most dangerous scenarios that can be endured by any person, or by any nation. Why? Because the threats not only rend…

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Chrome OS Gets Major Push from Google

By: Joe Rizzo    4/1/2015

Android, Google's mobile operating system and Apple's iOS have about the same market share in the U.S., however in emerging regions, Android is poised…

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Final Four Tips for Password Security

By: Peter Bernstein    4/1/2015

If you are like most people in the U.S. the past few weeks, you have been caught up in what is known here as "March Madness." This is the annual ritua…

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Surface 3: Third Time's A Charm

By: Rob Enderle    3/31/2015

You can also update hardware with the new operating system and even though Surface sells initially with Windows 8 it will get an update to Windows 10 …

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Five Lessons March Madness Teaches Us About Gamification

By: Special Guest    3/31/2015

Where does this mass hysteria over the NCAA come from? Its not just about a widespread love of basketball. Its popularity is the result of the tournam…

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Acronis Survey Examines Importance of Digital Responsibility

By: Peter Bernstein    3/30/2015

Reader alert! This is no pre-April Fool's Day item. In fact, the organizers of World Backup Day have been careful to schedule their event for March 31…

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Financial Services: Investing in Data Security Risk Mitigation

By: Ryan St Hilaire    3/30/2015

In the words of the late Peter Drucker, "What gets measured gets managed". This also holds true in today's cyber threat landscape.

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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 lik…

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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 …

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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 …

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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 ha…

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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-D…

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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 P…

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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…

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Why the Apple Watch Will Transform the Enterprise

By: 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 gener…

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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…

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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 Brans…

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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 practici…

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Principles of Neutrality Missing from FCC Systems Integrator Exemption Rules

By: 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 syst…

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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 a…

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

By: 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 …

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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 surroundin…

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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 …

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Survey Reveals U.S. SMB Perceptions and Usage of Business Phone Systems

By: Peter Bernstein    3/20/2015

If you read the headlines of the past few years, and look at what industry observers have had to say, one would think that Small to Medium-sized Busin…

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Brick-and-Mortar is Dead. Long Live Brick-and-Mortar!

By: Doug Mohney    3/20/2015

Traditional storefronts are a sea of contradictions these days. Radio Shack has gone bankrupt while Staples and Office Depot are merging. Both moves w…

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IBM Sponsored Study Finds Enterprises Not Investing in Mobile Security

By: Peter Bernstein    3/19/2015

The question of the day, as enterprise around the world increasingly design their products and applications for personal devices in the "Mobile First"…

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Extending Wi-Fi Services to Increase Customer Loyalty

By: Special Guest    3/19/2015

Subscribers today expect to be connected at all times. Whether you're relaxing at home, eating lunch in a cafe, or even sitting in the car on a road t…

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3 Ways to Win at SEO in the Age of the App

By: Special Guest    3/19/2015

If you haven't touched SEO since 2011 and ASO sounds like some kind of lab test, it's time to sit up and pay attention. You're probably miles behind b…

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Sony's PlayStation Vue Service Launches, Targets Cable Cutters

By: Steve Anderson    3/19/2015

We don't hear much about cable cutters these days, but we do see a lot of developments pushing new services for these. Where before, the cable cutter …

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Premera Blue Cross Breached, the Dave Clark Five Would Understand

By: Peter Bernstein    3/19/2015

Reporting about data breaches-at major retailers, financial services institutions, insurers and unfortunately a host of large enterprises in other ver…

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Apple's Big Mistake on the MacBook Is Wrong Wireless

By: Doug Mohney    3/18/2015

The newer, lighter, shinier, thinner MacBook released by Apple last week has a couple of serious flaws. No doubt Apple believes that limiting the new …

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Computer Games: The Next 30 Years

By: Rob Enderle    3/16/2015

I started playing computer games in the 1980s and they pretty much sucked. There were the text games which didn't even give you an image to work from …

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Mobile March Madness 2015: Growing Streaming and Advertising

By: Bob Wallace    3/13/2015

There's no denying that the live streaming of the annual three-week, 67-game college basketball March Madness tournament has sustained strong year ove…

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Apple's Path from Expensive Wearables to Cars

By: Doug Mohney    3/13/2015

The announcement of a gold-plated Apple Watch starting at $10,000-before you put a band on it-only signals the company's positioning and destiny into …

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FCC Releases Details on Open Internet Order, Debunks What It Indicates Are Misperceptions

By: Paula Bernier    3/12/2015

The Federal Communications Commission today released the full and final text of its Open Internet Order, which it approved in a 3-2 vote February, 26,…

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'R' is being Turbo-charged by 1010data

By: Peter Bernstein    3/12/2015

For those unfamiliar with the 'R' technology, it's a programming language and software environment that is used extensively for statistical programmin…

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Apple Hype Overshadows New Tech

By: Doug Mohney    3/11/2015

Are we all sure now Apple makes a wearable? Ultra-rich Apple fan boys can now buy a gold Apple Watch at a starting price of $10,000 dollars while the …

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VoLTE, VoWiFi Set the Stage for Carriers to Take on OTT

By: Tara Seals    3/11/2015

The voice over mobile broadband (VoMBB) phenomenon is starting to develop in earnest, with voice over LTE (VoLTE), voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) and even …

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The New Satellite Broadband Rush

By: Doug Mohney    3/10/2015

At least three different companies are planning to build large-scale satellite networks to provide high-speed broadband anywhere in the world. Leosat,…

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Google's Cellular Bluff Isn't Going to Work

By: Doug Mohney    3/9/2015

Does Google believe in big commitments beyond its own search engine? The company announced it would be a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) at Mob…

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Apple's 'Spring Forward' Lacks Bounce

By: Maurice Nagle    3/9/2015

The display is 12 inches and sports the thinnest display in Mac history at only .88mm thick. Apple has also reinvented the track pad with its innovati…

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Six Reasons Mobile Video Ads Are Exploding

By: Special Guest    3/9/2015

As ad-tech platforms become increasingly sophisticated, the overall monetization and conversion performance of video ads is becoming more effective.

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App Development is the New Customer Engagement Front Line

By: Erik Linask    3/6/2015

It's been seven years since Apple began its mission of mobile dominance via the App Store and, today, while it shares market share with others - most …

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Are Top Sports Leagues Really YouTubers? Not Yet.

By: Bob Wallace    3/6/2015

Stated simply, there's much room for improvement when it comes to pro sports embracing YouTube. When it comes to reaching younger viewers, largely wat…

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Mobile Video Begins to Challenge the TV Status Quo

By: Tara Seals    3/6/2015

Mobile video is coming into its own, if Mobile World Congress 2015 is any indicator-and it spells a major transformation for the traditional televisio…

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What's New in Digital Payments: Apple Wallet Becomes Fraud Target, PayPal and Samsung Acquire, Google Expands

By: Paula Bernier    3/6/2015

Meanwhile, Google continues to work on its digital payments effort, having launched a new framework called Android Pay this week at Mobile World Congr…

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Delays on New Apple iPad Indicate Bigger Issues

By: Doug Mohney    3/6/2015

Apple seems to be full of leaks this week. Reports from Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal say the company won't go into production with a larger i…

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Cell Phones May Get More Interesting, Maybe

By: Doug Mohney    3/5/2015

Buried among the onslaught of news from Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 are hints that handsets may get more interesting over the next year-maybe. Ky…

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ADTRAN Faces Trifecta for U.S. Growth

By: Doug Mohney    3/4/2015

Over the past month, two major events are likely to turn into solid sales numbers for ADTRAN over the next couple of years, while a third will continu…

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MWC: Samsung S6 Kicks iPhone's Butt on Paper

By: Rob Enderle    3/4/2015

The phones also have a fast capture camera which should get you shots that other's miss (just tap on the camera button twice and the camera is ready t…

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