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Cisco might ONIE up

Company says, then doesn't, that Nexus 9K supports open source boot loader

FTC targets aggravating robocallers again with new public contests

Despite a number of efforts the Federal Trade Commission hasn’t been able to kill off robocalls so it is once again turning to the public with two new challenges to come up with a solution to the scourge.First, the agency is looking...

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These CompSci programs deliver most bang for buck, report finds

The computer science programs at Stanford University, the University of California at Berkeley and MIT offer students the best return on investment, according to a new report by salary watcher PayScale.

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IoT's dark side: Hundreds of unsecured devices open to attack

A self-described security "amateur" discovered hundreds of Internet-connected devices ranging from cameras to industrial control systems that were connected to the Internet without even basic password protection -- meaning they could...


IBM Internet of Things boss takes new job at Internet2

Florence Hudson, most recently IBM's director of Internet of Things Business, has been named Senior VP and Chief Innovation Officer for computer network consortium Internet2.

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How to tick off your employees with tech

While you might think being "always on" is just a way of life these days, new research from the University of Texas at Arlington shows that people do get angry about texts and emails from the office when they're not on the job.

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Apple in, AT&T out of The Dow

Apple, whose stock market value recently ballooned to more than $700 billion, later this month will take AT&T's place on the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

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Curt Schilling and the long-standing consequences of trolling at work

Curt Schilling's recent backlash against internet trolls who made threats against his daughter is just the latest example of an issue that's been around for 20 years.

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IBM CEO Rometty tapped as Northwestern commencement speaker

Northwestern University has named IBM Chairman and CEO Virginia Rometty as its commencement speaker for ceremonies taking place on Friday, June 19 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Ill.

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Clinton's shadow IT would not have passed private sector muster

There are many questions regarding former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of her private email to conduct official business. A leading one is whether the department's IT managers did anything to question or stop it.

Mandarin Oriental removes malware after payment card breach

The hotel group has not identified the affected hotels

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Domain keywords used to spot phishing sites

Criminals setting up fake domains for phishing are prone to use the same words over and over and spotting those words can help identify malicious sites, according to a new threat detection model from OpenDNS.

Cisco gets Computer History Museum haven

The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., this week said it had created a Cisco Archive that promises to document and preserve the networking giant’s impact on the industry and Internet.

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Apple may offer personal engravings on the Apple Watch

Apple may offer consumers who purchase the upcoming Apple Watch the ability to have the device personally engraved.

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2015 enterprise networking & IT acquisition tracker

Network World's interactive chart following the top mergers and acquisitions in the enterprise IT market for this year.

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Demand for Linux jobs shooting up fast

The Linux Foundation released a report this week that says employees with Linux skills are in high demand, with hiring managers working hard to bring them in.

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What network technology is going to shake up your WAN?

From hybrid networks to security challenges the potential WAN disruption list is long.

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Solar panels built into smartphone screen to solve the battery-life crisis

A prototype shown at Mobile World Congress 2015 incorporated solar-power technology into a smartphone's touchscreen to make it accessible even after the battery has died.


Cloud service providers must guarantee zero down time

Federal IT leaders say that anything less than 100 percent, always-on service reliability is unacceptable from cloud vendors.

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