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Apple's iMac With Retina 5K Display: Features That Stand Out

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 18:00
Sure, there's a high-quality screen, but there's much more to Apple's iMac with Retina 5K display that many consumers and even enterprise customers might like.
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Microsoft Scrambles to Fix Zero-Day Flaw in OLE

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 17:45
A Sandworm variant gets a "Fix it" update, but not yet a full patch. The flaw abuses the same OLE technology that enables the Sandworm bug.
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Genuitec Ships GapDebug Tool for PhoneGap Mobile Apps

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 17:30
Genuitec's free GapDebug tool provides a simple debugging solution for developers building PhoneGap applications.
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Technology, Work Ethic Causing Generational Office Friction

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 17:00
For older workers, digital communication is often seen as an inadequate, or worse, frustrating substitute for face-to-face interactions, Ricoh found.
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Luxury Smartphones for Status Seekers Starting at $6,900

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:30
For $6,900 to $250,000, you can own a smartphone with adornments such as ostrich skin coverings, titanium bodies, and diamond- or emerald-encrusted cases.
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Health Apps, Fitness Trackers Popular Among Parents

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:00
The BabyCenter survey found that moms are willing to invest in new devices that give insight into their health and that of their children.
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Tech Bubble Déjà Vu: Party Like It’s 1999?

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 14:34
Keep your eye on your customer and you’ll do OK – even if everyone else is partying like it’s 1999.
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Cyber-Attacks Principal Concern of Financial Institutions

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:00
A record 84 percent of respondents listed cyber-risk as one of their top five concerns, an increase of 25 points since the last survey was conducted.
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SecTor Speaker Shows How Credit Card Thieves Get Caught

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 04:20
Credit card theft is a common digital crime, but there are a few ways law enforcement tracks down carders, a Nuix consultant says.
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Microsoft Rides High in Q1, Buoyed by the Cloud

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 04:19
Microsoft beat Wall Street estimates, with a boost from rising demand for the company's business cloud computing offerings and improving consumer sales.
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Sprint Launches Low-Priced $20 Deal on 1GB Data Plans

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 04:15
Under a new offering, Sprint customers who don't need a lot of data can now get 1GB of data for only $20 a month, plus their monthly subscription fee.
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Facebook Adds New Rooms App for iOS Phones

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:20
In Facebook Rooms, all content must relate to a single topic chosen by the person who created it.
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Daily Tech Briefing: Oct. 23, 2014

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:10
Microsoft and Dell are teaming up for cloud-in-a-box systems; EMC is buying out Cisco's stake in the VCE joint venture; and more tech news.
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AT&T Gains 2 Million Wireless Users in Q3, Revenues Jump 2.5 Percent

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 22:40
AT&T also saw postpaid customer numbers jump, but net income fall as the world's top four carriers slash prices to gain customers.
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Microsoft Garage Revs Up Cross-Platform Consumer Apps

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 22:10
Microsoft continues to look beyond Windows with a bevy of new apps, including a time-saver for Android phones and a new way to search with a Google smartwatch.
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Motorola Symbol TC70 Mobile Computer Based on Android OS

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 22:00
The TC70 comes with a family of accessories like a magnetic stripe reader for mobile payment and trigger-handles for scan-intensive applications.
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Software-Defined Security By @CatbirdSecurity | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 21:30
Compute virtualization has been transformational, yet security policy implementation and enforcement has lagged behind in agility and automation. There are a number of key considerations when implementing policy in private and hybrid clouds. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Holland Barry, VP of Technology at Catbird, will discuss the impact of this new paradigm and what organizations can do today to safely move to software-defined network and compute architectures, including: How normal operations and security models cope with compute virtualization and current limitations Which issues can be addressed by deploying security through applications and tying relationships of the apps to hypervisors and the network Holland Barry is the Vice President of Technology at Catbird. He is an expert in networking, security, virtualization and cloud architecture with 20 years of experience in solution architecture and IT roles. He came to Catbird from Dell, where he was a converged infrastructure technologist within their Enterprise Solutions Organization. Holland now leads Catbird's team of solution architects and works closely with engineering to implement customer-centric product enhancements.

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Announcing @SOASoftwareInc to Exhibit at @CloudExpo [#Cloud #API]

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 21:15
SYS-CON Events announced today that SOA Software, an API management leader, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. SOA Software is a leading provider of API Management and SOA Governance products that equip business to deliver APIs and SOA together to drive their company to meet its business strategy quickly and effectively. SOA Software’s technology helps businesses to accelerate their digital channels with APIs, drive partner adoption, monetize their assets, and achieve agility and operational excellence across their applications and datacenters. Some of the world’s largest companies including Bank of America, Pfizer, and Verizon use SOA Software products. SOA Software is also recognized as a “Leader” by Gartner in Application Services Governance MQ and as a leader by other analyst firms.

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Categories: Java, Media

10 Crowdfunding Projects on Kickstarter, Indiegogo That Show Promise

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 20:45
Each day, new technology products find their way to Kickstarter and Indiegogo and they offer different degrees of value.
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An 'Internet of Things' Fabric By @MuleSoft | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 20:45
How do APIs and IoT relate? The answer is not as simple as merely adding an API on top of a dumb device, but rather about understanding the architectural patterns for implementing an IoT fabric. There are typically two or three trends: Exposing the device to a management framework Exposing that management framework to a business centric logic • Exposing that business layer and data to end users. This last trend is the IoT stack, which involves a new shift in the separation of what stuff happens, where data lives and where the interface lies. For instance, it’s a mix of architectural styles between cloud, APIs and native hardware/software configurations. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Sumit Sharma, Director of API Strategy at MuleSoft, will describe the different types of relationships between IoT, cloud, APIs and integration.

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