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BYOD Policy Posing Security Risks for Businesses

eWeek - Application Development - 11 min 50 sec ago
Around 72 percent require re-authentication of mobile devices after periods of inactivity, with most opting for lockout after five to 15 minutes.
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Most IT Workers Give Failing Grade to Businesses

eWeek - Application Development - 41 min 50 sec ago
Based on a survey of IT pros, almost 45 percent said they feel improved collaboration between IT groups and business leaders is critically needed.
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IBM Launches Bluemix Local in China

eWeek - Application Development - 1 hour 11 min ago
In a move to expand its hybrid cloud penetration in China, IBM is launching its Bluemix Local PaaS there.
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Bring Anonymous’s War on Daesh to the Enterprise By @TheEbizWizard | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

Anonymous’s self-organization gives it power, resilience, and above all, agility – in fact, far more than traditional organizations with vastly superior resources. On the other hand, its efforts are often capricious, and once a particular target loses its appeal, Anonymous’s attention tends to wander elsewhere. As the war against Daesh (formerly ISIS or ISIL) heats up following the terrorist attacks in Paris, the hacker group Anonymous has taken a leadership position in the global effort. Its battleground isn't in Europe, the Middle East, or any other location on earth. Anonymous is battling Daesh in cyberspace. Enterprises, in contrast, generally have clear, long-term goals – profitability, growth, customer satisfaction and the like, while Anonymous is deeply anarchic. Understanding how the members of Anonymous choose their goals, however, provides a measure of insight into self-organization for enterprises.

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Managing Big Data with Google Cloud Datalab

Devx: Latest Published Articles - 2 hours 59 min ago
Learn how Google Cloud Datalab is Google's answer to big data exploration, analysis and visualization.
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Catchpoint Named “Silver Sponsor” of @DevOpsSummit | @Catchpoint #DevOps #Microservices

SYS-CON Events announced today that Catchpoint, a global leader in monitoring, and testing the performance of online applications, has been named "Silver Sponsor" of DevOps Summit New York, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016 at the Javits Center in New York City. Catchpoint radically transforms the way businesses manage, monitor, and test the performance of online applications. Truly understand and improve user experience with clear visibility into complex, distributed online systems.Founded in 2008 by four DoubleClick / Google executives with a passion for speed, reliability and overall better online experiences, Catchpoint has now become the most innovative provider of web performance testing and monitoring solutions. We are a team with expertise in designing, building, operating, scaling and monitoring highly transactional Internet services used by thousands of companies and impacting the experience of millions of users. Catchpoint is funded by top-tier venture capital firm, Battery Ventures, which has invested in category leaders such as Akamai, Omniture (Adobe Systems), Optimizely, Tealium, BazaarVoice, Marketo and many more.

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Secure Authentication for Public Wi-Fi | @CloudExpo #IoT #BigData

Java Developer's Journal - 6 hours 26 min ago
Wi-Fi has become a necessity of the digital age, and like everything, everyone loves it even more when it is free. Whether it’s used to access a presentation at a new client meeting, to host a video conference call, or edit and email important documents, public Wi-Fi means nearly anywhere can become an office. Couple this with the fact that there are as many mobile devices on the planet as there are people, and businesses now have the most flexible and tech-saturated workforce in history. However, public Wi-Fi networks, by their very nature, are a hotbed for silent cyber attacks, as a business’s sophisticated security systems won’t have any affect on them to protect users.

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Categories: Java, Media

IoT and Big Data Analytics | @ThingsExpo #IoT #BigData #Microservices

Today, organizations have so much data at their disposal. This data includes company, customer, product, employee, and more… much more. The problem is that without the proper tools, mid-market companies often struggle with turning this information into meaningful and actionable insights. In a time where information is power, how can companies exploit their information assets to achieve a strategic advantage over the competition? Queue analytics.

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HPE Enters Composable Infrastructure Space with Synergy

eWeek - Application Development - 6 hours 51 min ago
The vendor joins others like Cisco and Intel in offering highly agile, configurable infrastructures that can run both traditional and cloud workloads.
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Docker Containers OTA for IoT | @ThingsExpo #IoT #DevOps #Microservices

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 07:15
Most of the IoT Gateway scenarios involve collecting data from machines/processing and pushing data upstream to cloud for further analytics. The gateway hardware varies from Raspberry Pi to Industrial PCs. The document states the process of allowing deploying polyglot data pipelining software with the clear notion of supporting immutability. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Shashank Jain, a development architect for SAP Labs, discussed the objective, which is to automate the IoT deployment process from development to production scenarios using Docker containers.

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Alpine Data Supplies Missing Link for Predictive Analytics

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 06:37
Startup develops big data predictive solutions that simplify the process of building predictive models for data sets.
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How Amazon Is Winning the Future From Apple and Google

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 05:25
NEWS ANALYSIS: The No. 1 user interface in five years will be the intelligent personal assistant. And Amazon is way ahead.
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Encryption Ban Wouldn't Have Affected Paris Attackers' Plans

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 05:20
NEWS ANALYSIS: Despite the inconvenient findings in Paris that the terrorists didn't actually use encryption, the call in Congress for backdoors persists.
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Sears Dumps Paper, Gains Efficiency With App-Based Delivery System

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 05:15
Using Descartes route-planning software and an Android-based delivery app, Sears has transformed how it delivers goods to consumers.
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Kibana 4 for Log Analysis | @CloudExpo @Logzio #DevOps #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 04:00
In his General Session at DevOps Summit, Asaf Yigal, Co-Founder & VP of Product at, explored the value of Kibana 4 for log analysis and provided a hands-on tutorial on how to set up Kibana 4 and get the most out of Apache log files. He examined three use cases: IT operations, business intelligence, and security and compliance. Asaf Yigal is co-founder and VP of Product at log analytics software company In the past, he was co-founder of social-trading platform Currensee, which was later acquired by OANDA. He was also an early employee of server performance-monitoring company Akorri and storage resource-management startup Onaro, both of which were acquired by NetApp (NTAP). He graduated from the Techion - the Israeli version of MIT - and he later created an AI algorithm on naval warfare for the Israeli military.

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Categories: Java, Media

Google Tech to Help Autonomous Cars Communicate With Pedestrians

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 02:15
Google's newly patented technology is designed to give pedestrians a way to understand a self-driving car's "intention" at crosswalks and intersections.
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Tech Billionaires Pitch In to Start New Green Energy Fund

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 01:01
Tech leaders want their new fund to complement government-backed initiatives that seek to develop new green technology.
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Dell, EMC, VMware Look to Boost Shareholder Support for Deal

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 11/30/2015 - 23:45
The vendors reportedly are considering changes to a plan for Virtustream in hopes of improving investor confidence in Dell's $67 billion bid for EMC.
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Microsoft Targets Unwanted Windows Apps in the Enterprise

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 11/30/2015 - 23:00
Microsoft wants to make drive-by downloads, and threats they pose to business users, a thing of the past for enterprise customers.
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Microsoft Streamlines Azure Preview Portal Experience

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 11/30/2015 - 22:55
This month's update makes the cloud management portal easier to navigate, use and customize.
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