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Cisco Modeling Labs Makes Network Testing Easier

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 04:20
With the software platform, organizations can design, build, test and launch network simulations in a virtual environment.
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GM Works to Bolster Mobile Security for Connected Car Users

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 04:18
General Motors hires its first-ever product cyber-security chief to maintain mobile system security and guide the company into the future.
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iOS 8: Newer, Better, But Is It Safer? [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 23:00
With the iCloud scandal seemingly in its past, Apple announced new iPhones, updates to iPad and MacBook as well as news on OSX Yosemite. Although consumers will have to wait to get their hands on some of that new stuff, what they can get is the latest release of iOS 8 that Apple made available for most in-market iPhones and iPads. Originally announced at WWDC (Apple’s annual developers conference) in June, iOS 8 seems to spearhead Apple’s newfound focus upon greater integration of their products into everyday tasks, cross-platform mobility and self-monitoring. Before you update your device, here is a look at some of the new features and things you may want to consider from a mobile security perspective.

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Daily Tech Briefing: Sept. 24, 2014

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 22:41
BlackBerry's new Passport smartphone to sell for $599; Microsoft rolls out faster Azure virtual machines; HP, Intel offering free 1TB virtual storage with Xeon servers; and more.
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Microsoft Launches Office 365 Bug Bounty Program

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 22:30
Microsoft will start paying for flaws in the company's cloud-based offerings, starting with Office 365.
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Microsoft Unwraps a Chromecast Competitor

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 22:00
Redmond is readying the release of a Miracast-based streaming dongle that pumps mobile content to televisions.
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Apple Quickly Pulls Back a New iOS 8 Update Due to Problems

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 21:25
The iOS 8.0.1 update was unveiled early on Sept. 24, then was quickly pulled back after users began reporting serious problems that left them unable to make calls on their iPhones.
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BlackBerry Passport Designed With Busy Business Users in Mind

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 21:20
REVIEW: New BlackBerry 10 Passport smartphone features both physical keys and a touchscreen, along with a square screen designed to appeal to C-Level executives.
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Xamarin Test Cloud Launches for Mobile Developers to Test Apps

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 21:00
Xamarin announced the production launch of its Test Cloud offering that enables mobile app developers to test their apps on more than 1,000 devices.
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Samsung Beating Apple to China With New Smartphones

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 20:51
Samsung will apparently be selling its new large-screen Galaxy Note 4 in China before Apple launches its new iPhone 6 models there.
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Broadcom Unveils New Networking Silicon for Scale-Out Data Centers

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 20:15
The chip maker's new Tomahawk chip offers 25GbE networking and capabilities for SDN environments.
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Some iPhone 6 Owners Reporting Phone Bending Problems

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 19:42
Owners of new iPhone 6 smartphones around the world are seeing their phones bending and deforming when they are stored in their pants pockets.
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Newcomer Magnitude Software Raises $100 Million in VC

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 19:18
Magnitude was formed last April in a merger of business intelligence maker Noetix and data management provider Kalido.
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FortyCloud Expands Cloud Security in the Enterprise

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 18:35
The security startup is now partnering with McAfee to extend its overlay approach to cloud security.
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Spike DDoS Attack Kit Could Put IoT Apps at Risk

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 18:25
DDoS attacks are now being packaged into kits that can target the Internet of things, according to new research from Akamai.
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BlackBerry Passport Seeks Status as Smartphone for C-Level Executives

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 17:25
BlackBerry is targeting the C-suite with a device that's the same size and shape as a passport, runs BlackBerry OS 10.3 and boasts a number of nice features.
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Enterprises Look to New Services, Tools to Speed Development

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 15:44
Rapid application development (RAD) tools, customizable apps and cloud computing-based mobile services are becoming more popular.
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Faster VMs Available for Azure

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 15:41
Microsoft's cloud computing service is rolling out D-Series machines which use SSDs to improve performance.
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Ray Ozzie Talks Up His 'Talko' Communications Startup

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 04:20
Technology visionary Ray Ozzie is now co-founder of Talko, a startup that combines text messaging with voice and real-time communications.
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No-Code Platforms, Cloud Services Offer Options for Mobile App Dev

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 04:19
With pressure on to deliver more mobile apps, enterprises are looking to codeless environments to empower "citizen developers" while trying out various mobile app dev tools and strategies.
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