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10 biggest hacks of user data in 2016 | Network World

You take great pains to come up with a strong password when registering for an account on a website — only to see your efforts go for naught when that site gets hacked. Several sites had their databases of user … Continue reading

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Driverless Vehicles & The IT Impact – InformationWeek

Jupiter Research tried to answer the question, given the experimentation with driverless vehicles, when will it gain traction? Source: Driverless Vehicles & The IT Impact – InformationWeek

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Macs take on the enterprise | Network World

Change can often be slow. It took many years for the Mac to begin to even threaten the PC in the enterprise. It is still a slow process, but Apple is making up ground on Microsoft. Source: Macs take on … Continue reading

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Chip card lawsuit to move forward against Visa, Mastercard, others | Computerworld

A federal judge has ruled it is plausible that four national credit-card companies improperly conspired “in lockstep” to set a deadline of Oct. 1, 2015 for requiring retailers to upgrade their technology to accept embedded chip cards for credit and … Continue reading

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How UPS delivers predictive analytics | CIO

The global shipping company’s BI and big data analytics platform offers increased visibility and control and the capability to identify patterns and movement across its transportation network. For customers this means foul weather won’t blow critical shipments off course. Source: … Continue reading

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What eBay’s Machine Learning Advances Can Teach IT Professionals – InformationWeek

EBay has been gathering data and employing machine learning to connect more buyers to sellers and increase the trustworthiness of transactions. The use-cases are worth exploring for any IT professional looking to help improve a company’s bottom line by applying … Continue reading

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Lessons from high-profile IT failures | Computerworld

What we can learn about disaster recovery and high availability from recent airline outages. Source: Lessons from high-profile IT failures | Computerworld

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Macy’s is closing 100 stores — here’s where they will likely shut down

(AP) Macy’s recently revealed plans to shut down 100 stores as it battles slowing sales and growing online competition. Source: Macy’s is closing 100 stores — here’s where they will likely shut down

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Internet of things: Early adopters share 4 key takeaways | Computerworld

Getting ready to launch an IoT initiative? Read these insights and advice from early adopters in aviation, transportation, manufacturing and more. Source: Internet of things: Early adopters share 4 key takeaways | Computerworld

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Microsoft locks down Cortana: Blocks integration with other browsers, search engines | TechConnect

Only Microsoft’s Edge browser and Bing will be allowed to perform searches made through Windows 10’s Cortana, Microsoft said Thursday. Source: Microsoft locks down Cortana: Blocks integration with other browsers, search engines | TechConnect

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5 ways to attract and retain female technologists | Computerworld

Companies are finally stepping up to increase gender diversity in their tech workforce — not for PR reasons, but because it’s smart business. LinkedIn, Cisco, AmEx and GoDaddy share advice on how they’re making headway. Source: 5 ways to attract … Continue reading

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New markets push strong growth in robotics industry | Computerworld

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Apple vs. the FBI: The legal arguments explained | Computerworld

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Google’s Unconscious Bias Training Yet To Fix Diversity Problem – InformationWeek

Google was the first high-profile tech company to initiate a diversity training program that sought to uncover employees’ unconscious biases. The two-year-old program has yielded interesting results. Source: Google’s Unconscious Bias Training Yet To Fix Diversity Problem – InformationWeek

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A.I. and virtual reality may propel future of retail (+video) | Computerworld

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Microsoft pushes Windows 10 upgrade using tactic it once called ‘a mistake’ | Computerworld

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IoT Shows Its Worth To Businesses – InformationWeek

The Internet of Things (IoT) can be used for a diverse set of tasks, including opening up new business models. A recent Forrester report explores how businesses are embracing IoT. Source: IoT Shows Its Worth To Businesses – InformationWeek

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Thanks to tech, stores are evolving into showrooms | Computerworld

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Surface Pro 4 Vs. iPad Pro: High-End Hybrid Showdown – InformationWeek

Apple and Microsoft are targeting the enterprise with high-end hybrid devices. We compare the iPad Pro and Surface Pro 4 specs and promises. Which would you buy? Source: Surface Pro 4 Vs. iPad Pro: High-End Hybrid Showdown – InformationWeek

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Apple to work with U.S. defense department on wearable tech | Computerworld

Apple and Hewlett-Packard, among other organizations, will develop flexible, thin sensors that could be placed on uniforms and in tight spaces on ships or aircraft. Source: Apple to work with U.S. defense department on wearable tech | Computerworld

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