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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...

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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...

13 pieces of advice for Yosemite beta testers

Apple last allowed public testing of a prerelease OS 14 years ago, but now it's letting OS X 10.10 out for an early spin

Microsoft wants you to forget Windows 8

Look to Vista for how Redmond will treat Windows 8 as it moves on to the next bright, shiny OS

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10 cool makerspaces to explore now

Got an itch to get your hands on a welding machine, laser cutter or 3D printer? We highlight intriguing public spaces around the country where you can tinker to your heart's content.

How to prevent a website compromise like StubHub

The use of stolen passwords to compromise the website of ticket seller StubHub is a reminder that additional layers of protection are often needed for sites holding sensitive data.

11 signs you've been hacked -- and how to fight back

Redirected Net searches, unexpected installs, rogue mouse pointers: Here's what to do when you've been 0wned

Are you a digital business bozo? Nine red flags that will drive customers away

Building a small business is hard enough, but it is all the harder today because you have to hit the ground running with an online presence that works. Given that most businesses aren't tech-oriented and have hardly any digital...

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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.

Long replacement cycle drags down iPad sales

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

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...

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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.

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6 Job Search 'Hacks' That Will Get You Hired

These six job search 'hacks' can help you set yourself apart from other candidates and put you on the path to land your dream job.

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

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

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

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