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IBM Will Reboot Its SoftLayer Cloud Computing Service

Devx: Latest Published Articles - 53 min 37 sec ago
Customers are complaining that they weren't given ample notice of the restart.
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Microsoft Debuts Windows 10

Devx: Latest Published Articles - 55 min 37 sec ago
The new operating system promises that application developers will be able to write apps once for use on many different types of devices.
Categories: Media

CertainSafe Releases Enhancements to Secure File Sharing Service

eWeek - Application Development - 2 hours 41 min ago
Stored MicroEncrypted data is fully redundant in geographically dispersed locations, storing each piece of data in essence four times.
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Cray's New XC40 Supercomputers Powered by Latest Intel Chips

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 04:20
The system, which will offer twice the performance of the XC30, also comes with Cray's new DataWarp SSD technology.
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Attackers Rush to Exploit Bash Flaw Before Systems Are Patched

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 04:19
Attackers use the bug in Bash to scan for vulnerable servers, augment backdoor Trojans and create botnets, aiming to strike before the systems are patched.
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Ello's Halo: Why New Social Networks Get So Much Attention

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 04:18
NEWS ANALYSIS: There's a pattern to how we feel about social networks. We seem to love the new ones and hate the old ones.
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MSN Gets a Mobile Makeover

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 04:18
In a nod to the post-PC era, Microsoft's long-lived Web portal is now optimized for tablets and smartphones.
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Retail Breaches Get Supersized as Attackers Get Hungry

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 04:15
NEWS ANALYSIS: Supervalu admits that even more malware landed on its network, and the volume of retail data breaches continues to grow.
Categories: Media

LifeTrak Offers Light Monitoring, Sleep Sensor

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 01:00
The LifeTrak app is currently available for download on iOS and will be available on Android in December.
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Oracle Launches Analytics Cloud, Joins Cloud Pricing Wars

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:37
NEWS ANALYSIS: All new-product announcements aren't necessarily news; companies are supposed to come out with new products.
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OpenDaylight's Helium SDN Platform Expands Enterprise Capabilities

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 22:15
The new release follows Hydrogen by eight months and offers a new UI and greater integration with OpenStack.
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BlackBerry's Passport Smartphone Quickly Hit 200K Preorders

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:55
BlackBerry's square-faced phone sold out within hours of its announcement.
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eBay, PayPal to Split Up in 2015 as Separate Companies

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:36
The eBay-PayPal split comes 12 years after eBay bought PayPal for some $1.5 billion. The divide comes after activist stockholders called for major changes to grow stock value.
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Intel's New Basis Peak Smartwatch Focuses on Fitness

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:59
The Basis Peak smartwatch, which boast myriad fitness and health monitoring features, will debut in November for $199.
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Microsoft Unveils Windows 10, Skips Over Windows 9

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:55
Microsoft bounds past Windows 9 and makes a play for business PC market with its upcoming Windows 10 operating system.
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Report: Confidence in Cloud Security Hits a Record Low

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:52
Nearly half of IT decision makers are extremely anxious about the security of the cloud computing services they use.
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How To Buy Business Intelligence Software | @BigDataExpo [#BigData]

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:45
With so much versatility – not to mention so many data analytics companies – it’s understandable for businesses to feel a bit of confusion during the buying process. BI buyers need resources that better illuminate what’s happening in the market, and how to choose the correct BI software

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Categories: Java, Media

Intel, Cisco, HP, Others Form NFV Consortium

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 19:50
The OPNFV will be a project at the Linux Foundation to create an open-source reference platform for NFV.
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Free Online Migrations to SoftLayer By @Racemi | @CloudExpo

Latest News from Adobe Flex Journal - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 19:30
Racemi is announcing this update to its migration technology that makes the free online migrations to IBM SoftLayer easier than ever by adding a SoftLayer Object Storage image option for enhanced security and compliance.

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Categories: Media, RIA

Installing T-Mobile's Personal CellSpot Router: Step by Step

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:30
eWEEK walks through the installation of T-Mobile's Personal CellSpot router, which allows customers to make WiFi calls when cell connections are poor.
Categories: Media