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Alibaba Instantly Becomes New Power Kid on the IT Block

eWeek - Application Development - 6 hours 50 min ago
Alibaba's $232 billion early valuation makes it on paper more valuable than eBay (market cap $65 billion) and Amazon ($153 billion) combined.
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10 Pitfalls to Avoid When Implementing a BYOD Program

eWeek - Application Development - 8 hours 46 min ago
A good BYOD strategy lets employees, partners and others use personally selected devices to execute enterprise apps and access data securely.
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Microsoft Launching Tablet-Friendly Bing Image Search Update

eWeek - Application Development - 9 hours 21 min ago
In addition to pointing and clicking, improvements to Bing Image Search include a dynamic site design that is optimized for touch.
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Nvidia Improves Its Shield Gaming Tablet With More RAM, 4G LTE Option

eWeek - Application Development - 9 hours 23 min ago
Preorders are open now for the gaming tablet in the United States and Europe, with shipments to begin on Sept. 30.
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Microsoft Lays Off 2,100, Closes Research Lab

eWeek - Application Development - 9 hours 36 min ago
Microsoft announced a new found of layoffs and the closure of a Silicon Valley research lab. Further cutbacks are expected.
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Daily Tech Briefing: Sept. 19, 2014

eWeek - Application Development - 10 hours 1 min ago
Apple delivers iOS 8, which it calls the "biggest iOS release ever"; Apple beefs up iOS 8 privacy and fixes 56 security vulnerabilities; Samsung's new Galaxy Tab S tablets are available for preorder by AT&T; and more.
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Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 Smartphone Now Available for Preorder

eWeek - Application Development - 10 hours 37 min ago
Preorders for the latest Galaxy Note 4 large-screen smartphone open today, with devices shipping starting in mid-October, depending on the cellular carrier.
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Home Depot Security Breach Affects 56M Credit Card Holders

eWeek - Application Development - 11 hours 6 min ago
The retailer said that the data breach, caused by malware that has never been seen before, will cost an estimated $62 million.
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Amazon's Latest Kindles, Fire HD Tablets Boast More Speed, Storage

eWeek - Application Development - 11 hours 26 min ago
Amazon's two new Kindle e-readers and four new Fire HD tablets provide plenty of power and storage. Plus, there is now a Fire HD Kids Edition.
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IBM Leads in Mobile App Dev, Software-Defined Storage

eWeek - Application Development - 11 hours 36 min ago
Industry analysts have ranked IBM among the top providers of mobile application development and software-defined storage offerings.
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Key Service Attributes That Can Make or Break a Cloud Solution

eWeek - Application Development - 12 hours 46 min ago
When looking at cloud services, companies need to keep in mind seven key service attributes.
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10 Fitness-Tracking Devices to Meet Your Health Goals

eWeek - Application Development - 13 hours 16 min ago
As new smartwatches launch with health-related features built in, a new class of products has entered the market to change how people view fitness tracking.
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The iPhone 6 Rush Is On as Devices Go on Sale Today

eWeek - Application Development - 13 hours 26 min ago
Customers waited in long lines over the last several days until the official release and sales of the new iPhone 6 models began today across the U.S. and other countries.
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Apple Watch to Fuel Wearable Device Market, Gartner Says

eWeek - Application Development - 13 hours 31 min ago
Gartner expects adoption of smartwatches and other devices to ramp up in 2015 and beyond, but says design and competition from China will be hurdles.
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Bitcoin Poses Danger to British Economy, Warns Bank of England

eWeek - Application Development - 15 hours 36 min ago
But only if more people start using it, says a Bank of England report.
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Reactive Programming Begins to Go Mainstream

Devx: Latest Published Articles - 15 hours 44 min ago
Reactive adoption appears to be following a similar trajectory as the agile software development movement.
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IBM Extends Cloud Services to AT&T Private Networks

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 05:30
Business partners IBM and AT&T extended their alliance by adding AT&T NetBond to options IBM provides to access its SoftLayer cloud.
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SAP, Serious About the Cloud, Buys Concur for $8.3 Billion

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 04:49
Concur, founded in 1993, currently serves more than 23,000 enterprise customers and 25 million active users in 150 countries.
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AT&T Spins Up Network on Demand Service

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 04:20
Business customers will be able to provision services and change network bandwidth via an online self-service portal.
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CloudFlare's Keyless SSL Takes New Approach to Cloud Security

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 04:18
Instead of requiring the cloud to hold an enterprise's private encryption key, the cloud security vendor has built a new approach.
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