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Radical shake-up proposed for the internet

The World Wide Web could return to the retro decentralized 1990s if momentum for a blockchain-like protocol gets into gear.

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Woz takes a broad but hopeful view of AI, IoT

Computing icon and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak touched on a wide range of topics in a discussion with the audience at the 2018 Fog World Congress, in which he expressed his hope that AI and IoT could allow computers to help improve...

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ICANN sets plan to reinforce internet DNS security

ICANN has voted to go ahead with the first-ever changing of the cryptographic key that helps protect the internet’s address book – the Domain Name System (DNS).

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NASA to use data lasers to beam data from space to Earth

NASA intends to shift its space-to-ground data communications from traditional radio to laser. The move may help internet throughput via over-the-air laser optical become a reality.

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Data hoarding is not a viable strategy anymore

As the volume of data that organizations collect continues to grow, storing everything simply isn’t cost effective. A strategy that balances data reduction with fidelity is increasingly vital.

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Where service health meets system health

With the goal of improving business service uptime, reducing the noise, and improving incident response, IT operations and service management (ITOSM) can deliver the business agility that not only supports higher quality software...

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Networking anomalies

Total network security is nearly impossible. Use anomalies to mitigate the damage.

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The 'made up' jargon of networking

Networking can be complicated. But keep these made up words in your back pocket, and you’ll have an easier time answering the proverbial question, “so, what do you do for work, again?”

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A technology horror story: The day the marketing guy joined the hackathon

When a marketer joins his company’s hackathon, he and his fellow coders learn important lessons about networking, collaboration and the value of marketing.

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The silver lining in the Intel CEO drama

It could fairly be argued Intel CEO Brian Krzanich needed to go, and this scandal was actually a blessing.

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Is the IT help desk model broken?

It’s no secret that enterprise personnel no longer work in the same manner as they did in the past. The real mystery is why we keep trying to resolve today’s IT issues with yesterday’s processes and systems.

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Red Hat reaches the Summit – a new top scientific supercomputer

The new supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Labs runs Red Hat Enterprise Linux and heralds a new level of cooperation between vendors.

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20 hot jobs ambitious IT pros should shoot for

4M ‘well-paying’ IT jobs over the next decade will require practitioners certified in IoT, converged infrastructure, cloud and more, IDC/Cisco study says

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What's behind Cisco's comeback?

Cisco shares have risen nearly 20 percent in 2018, making it the best performer in the Dow. What changes have energized this surprising push to the top of tech?

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Bringing your Internet of Things infrastructure into the digital age

Using the Internet of Things (IoT) to take upgrades to infrastructure from evolutionary to revolutionary.

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A few buckets of cold water on the Broadcom-Qualcomm-Intel merger talk

For the good of everyone involved, there should be no mergers involving Broadcom, Qualcomm, and Intel.

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A new telepresence robot takes the stage

Ava from Ava Robotics, a startup with deep technical ties to iRobot, brings her charming personality to the telepresence marketplace.

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It’s time to start thinking differently about IoT

The sooner we stop focusing on the most misguided of IoT applications, the sooner we can realize the field’s full potential – and reap the benefits of the technology that are already here.

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What the storage industry’s inevitable transition to the cloud means for your business

Incorporating the cloud model into a storage strategy helps IT meet its overarching goals. This column spells out how and why, as well as what to expect from the industry in 2018.

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Tech predictions for 2018: Data center trends to watch for

In 2018, look for serverless computing, edge computing, SSDs, white box servers and hyperconvergence to all grow.

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