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IBM Wins $500M Private Cloud Deal With The Hartford

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 21:30
IBM's new $500 private cloud win with The Hartford adds to a series of recent cloud deals for Big Blue.
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Senate Bill Aims to Replace Federal Agency With Google Search

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 21:25
A proposed federal law would eliminate the National Technical Information Service because about 74 percent of the documents it circulates can instead be found for free through Google searches.
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Google I/O 2014 Theme Unveiled: 'Design, Develop, Distribute'

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 19:25
As the sign-up period opens through April 18 for the Google I/O 2014 developer conference, Google dishes out a few more details about the upcoming event.
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Nvidia Launches CUDA 6 Developer Platform

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 17:40
The new toolkit includes support for unified memory, making it easier for developers to program for systems running GPU accelerators.
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AMD Demos x86 APU Server Running Fedora Linux

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:50
The chip maker is looking to show the strength of the software ecosystem around heterogeneous computing processing.
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10 Reasons It's a Bad Idea to Be a Google Glass Early Adopter

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:45
Google Glass went on sale for one day April 15. Those who purchased a pair spent a lot of cash to get early access to technology that is still evolving.
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The Benefits of Cloud-Based Endpoint Security

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:45
The cloud computing revolution is well underway and there are lots of benefits to be realized. According to Awesome Cloud research the industry will be worth more than $150 billion this year, compared to $46 billion just six years ago. Mirroring the general trend for SaaS solutions, cloud-based IT security systems can be an ideal fit for smaller businesses, freeing them from internal IT overhead, cutting complexity, and providing scalability. Here are five reasons that switching to a cloud-based endpoint security system makes sense for your business.

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AT&T, Volvo Announce High-Speed, In-Car Connectivity Deal

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:35
AT&T has added Volvo to the list of automakers taking advantage of its Single SIM in-car connectivity solution.
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Microsoft Azure Launches Internet of Things Service

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:20
Intelligent Systems Service is now in a limited public preview.
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Common Gotchas: Cloud Security Problems to Avoid

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 14:45
Cloud computing security can be a conundrum. The point of using the public cloud is to outsource certain infrastructure and application needs to third party providers, after all. How can you secure your data once it leaves your perimeter and your control? As puzzling as it may seem, there is hope. Luckily for organizations looking to adopt the cloud, securing sensitive information outside the corporate perimeter isn’t as daunting (or as impossible) as it may appear. Technologies exist to enable cloud computing security strong enough for companies to remain in compliance while taking full advantage of the flexibility, agility, and economies of scale of the cloud. Avoid these common pitfalls for a secure cloud experience.

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Intronis Updates Cloud Backup Platform with Support for Hyper-V

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 14:30
Partners can now backup files using a recurring-interval or calendar-based schedule, enabling fine-grain control over recovery points.
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Investment in Health Care IT Sector Continues at Blistering Pace

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 14:00
There were 188 venture capital investors and eight accelerators/incubators that participated in Q1 2014, according to a Mercom Capital Group report.
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Surprising Trends Emerge in Threat Landscape

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 14:00
In a new M-Trends report, Mandiant provides insight into the overall threat landscape, including a look at some surprising trends.
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Lenovo Notebooks, AIO Desktops Boast Intel Processors

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:30
The Z40 and Z50 notebooks, which start at $579, are designed to provide an enhanced multimedia experience for on-the-go users.
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IoT Devices and Apps for Industry and Consumers

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:30
Recently Google acquired the home automation company Nest. Nest is a company that sells IoT (Internet of Things) enabled devices that allow homeowners to control the temperature of their homes through their smartphones, plus it sends notifications if it detects dangerous levels of smoke or carbon monoxide. This company is a great example of how IoT is expanding beyond its industrial roots. Why would Google get involved in home automation systems? Because their real goal is to collect, analyze and utilize data to provide more personalized online and mobile experiences. Cognizant calls this strategy "Code Halos" strategies. Nest will provide Google with a much deeper understanding of consumers' "patterns of life."

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Ruckus Debuts Smart WiFi Access Management Service

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:00
The platform is aimed at venues looking to offer users a better wireless access experience without the need for multiple services from multiple vendors.
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Infrastructure at Scale: Best Practices in Scaling Cloud Architectures

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:00
Cloud scalability and performance should be at the heart of every successful Internet venture. The infrastructure needs to be resilient, flexible, and fast – it’s best not to get caught thinking about architecture until the middle of an emergency, when it's too late. In his interactive, no-holds-barred session at 14th Cloud Expo, Phil Jackson, Development Community Advocate for SoftLayer, will dive into how to design and build-out the right cloud infrastructure.

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New Security Models for the IoT

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:00
An entirely new security model is needed for the Internet of Things, or is it? Can we save some old and tested controls for this new and different environment? In his session at @ThingsExpo, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, will review hands-on lessons with IoT devices and reveal a new risk balance you might not expect. Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, has more than nineteen years' experience managing global security operations and assessments, including a decade of leading incident response and digital forensics. He is co-author of the book "Securing the Virtual Environment: How to Defend the Enterprise Against Attack," published in May 2012 by Wiley.

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Create an Apache Hadoop MapReduce Job Using Spring

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:39
Follow this simple six step process to create a MapReduce job in Apache Hadoop using Spring.
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Microsoft Launches Azure Cloud Service for Internet of Things

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 04:30
Microsoft's new Azure service aims at the Internet of Things with no regard for underlying device operating systems.
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