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IEEE forms 25G Ethernet study group

The standards organization has formed an 802.3 25G Ethernet study group to consider market opportunities and requirements for a single-lane 25G Ethernet speed for server interconnects. The formation of the study group follows...

3 keys to getting started with devops

The idea of devops is to better streamline the work of developers and operation professionals. This integrated approach, in theory, will allow developers to build applications faster and operators to launch them quicker and with fewer

New SSL server rules go into effect Nov. 1

Public certificate authorities (CAs) are warning that as of Nov. 1 they will reject requests for internal SSL server certificates that don’t conform to new internal domain naming and IP address conventions designed to safeguard...

Is Sony's Walkman set to make a comeback?

Some question whether you can really discern the difference between Sony's new high-definition music players and compressed audio files

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Wearables will make first breakthrough in enterprise, panelists say

Fitbits and smart watches and Google Glass are all well and good, but the most meaningful early use of wearable technology will happen in industrial and enterprise settings, according to experts on a Wednesday panel discussion at the...

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Microsoft verging on single OS across all devices

Microsoft seems on the brink of announcing a major enhancement to its operating system lines, namely merging them into a single OS that could bring big benefits for corporate users.

Mozilla ships Firefox 31, adds search to new tab page

Patches 14 vulnerabilities, beefs up malware blocker

Apache Hive brings real-time queries to Hadoop

Hive's SQL-like query language and vastly improved speed on huge data sets make it the perfect partner for an enterprise data warehouse

Qualcomm: Interoperability, community keys to wearable technology success

Speaking at the Wearable Tech Expo in New York on Thursday, Chandhok said that designs have focused on a simplified gadget-to-cloud model that, while impressive, creates headaches for users. He compared it to a connected home system...

Business leaders know: Let in the smartphones, tablets, laptops

Forward-thinking firms like Kraft didn't wait for employees to bring in consumer tech, but led the effort themselves

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Are IT groups really ready for BYOD security challenges?

Privately-owned mobile devices, backed by a corporate BYOD policy, are still fairly rare in business, according to a LinkedIn survey. And some companies may not be as prepared as they think for mobile security challenges.

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Never stop learning, CIOs advise new IT grads

Keeping skills sharp is critical if new graduates want to find success in the volatile world of tech.

Long replacement cycle drags down iPad sales

Tablets aren't in trouble, but slower upgrade tempo causes another decline for Apple

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Pebble: Next-gen wearables will require new tech, also your personal data

Myriam Joire, Pebble’s chief product evangelist, delivered a keynote address Wednesday at the Wearable Tech Expo in New York. She said that battery, display and input technology would be keys to making future smart watches and other...

14 Must-Have iPhone, iPad Travel Apps

These 14 iOS travel apps will make your iPhone, iPad touch or iPad a more valuable travel companion. They'll help you book your trip, plan your itinerary, navigate unfamiliar streets, convert foreign currencies and much more.

'Nadella Effect' makes Ballmer $2.8B richer

And since Thursday's downsizing, CEO Satya Nadella has an extra $1.3M in his portfolio

Apple “inadvertently admitted” to iOS backdoor: forensics expert

Apple has “inadvertently admitted” to creating a “backdoor” in iOS, according to a new post by a forensics scientist, iOS author and former hacker, who this week created a stir when he posted a presentation laying out his case.

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Should EMC sell off 80% stake in VMware?

Talk has intensified in the past week that changes could be afoot in the strategic relationship between EMC and VMware. EMC currently owns an 80% share of VMware, but a new activist investor is asking for that to change.

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