How Far Away Is The Internet Of Things?

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How Far Away Is The Internet Of Things? For all the talk about the growth and expansion of the internet of things, the reality is that we are still quite far away from seeing consumer level, widespread adoption of the concept. How long will it be until the internet of things becomes an everyday reality?

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Wearable Tech – Will It Ever Be Fashionable?

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Wearable Tech – Will It Ever Be Fashionable? Wearable tech is taking over the world, and in that sense, it’s already fashionable. As we noted last week, the sector is expected to grow from $14 billion in 2014 to $70+ billion in 2024. But what about ‘high-fashion’? The catwalks and runways of London, Paris, and Milan? Can

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Pinup: Shodogg Technology Allows Universal Data Access

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Shodogg Technology Allows Universal Data Access A technology startup with a demonstrated track record of performance and innovation, Shodogg offers businesses, government, and other end users the opportunity to access data from any mobile device and display the information on smart screens anywhere else in the world. Founded in 2011, the company, which operates from

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Startup: Refresh Glassware For Google Glass

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA– (Marketwired – Feb 6, 2014) – Refresh today announces the release of Refresh Glassware for Google Glass. Building on the success of its recent iPhone app, Refresh has developed the only Glassware that takes the hard work out of meeting preparation by delivering only the most relevant status updates, photos, and email messages about

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Cloud News Round Up – February 5th

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Microsoft Appoints New, Cloud-Focused CEO – It’s been a headline maker for months, as many media outlets have been asking the question of ‘who will be Microsoft’s next CEO?’, with these articles analyzing who would be best to lead Microsoft into an era where tablets are as much of a must have item as their own Windows-running

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TSG And Microsoft: Let Your Sales Force Spread The Love

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In the highly competitive world of IT service companies, it can be hard to find one you trust. But to find one you both trust and love would be quite remarkable. Love is not a term that echoes very often around the virtual hallways of the cloud, but it certainly resonates with the 400 strong

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The Verdict Is In: Legal Services Are (Finally) Moving To The Cloud

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For early adopters, it may seem ridiculous that moving to the cloud is still a topic of conversation and hesitation for some industries. According to IDC, cloud computing is poised to be a $798M industry in 2014, but there are business sectors that are only now picking up speed in utilizing the technology. The combination

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A Reminder From Yahoo: Change (And Improve) Your Passwords

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On January 31, 2014, Yahoo announced that a major theft of mail account passwords had compromised an “ undisclosed number” of accounts. Writing from the Yahoo Tumblr blog, senior vice president in charge of Yahoo’s platforms and personalization products, Jay Rossiter, pointed out the attack was a result of a third-party database being compromised, and not

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Cloud Accessories – Future Trends

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If CES told us anything, it is that the next trend of consumer electronics will be focused on wearable technology. Fitness bands, smart watches and smart bands plagued the floors of the convention, with everyone from Metawatch to Razer showing off wearables. (Image Source: Google) ABI Research, a firm with 20 years experience in the technology

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Zenoss Cloud Monitoring Wins Virtualization Review Reader’s Choice Award

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AUSTIN, TX–(Marketwired – Jan 28, 2014) - Zenoss Inc., the leading provider of unified IT monitoring and management solutions for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT, today announced that Zenoss’ comprehensive cloud monitoring solution, Zenoss Service Dynamics, is an Editor’s Choice recipient in the 2014 Virtualization Review Reader’s Choice Awards.Virtualization Review is the first and only print publication solely devoted to

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IBM’s Low-end Server Business Acquired For $2.3 Billion

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Lenovo has finally acquired IBM’s low-end server business, after a deal spanning over a year has finally come to a close. The final acquisition price came to $2.3 billion, making it the largest tech server acquisition by a Chinese company. IBM has been trying to shift its x86 server business for a few years now,

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Russia Accused Of Hacking Hundreds Of Companies Worldwide

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Russia Accused Of Hacking Hundreds Of Companies Worldwide US Cyber Security firm CrowdStrike has accused Russia of hacking hundreds of companies worldwide. This is the first time Russia has been brought up in the hacking debate, sparking a new possible enemy in the espionage war. China has been well documented as one of the most prolific governments

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New Year, New Cloud? Managing “Extreme Data”

New Year, New Cloud? Managing “Extreme Data” Companies are familiar with the concept of “big data”; every piece of information they generate from day-to-day business processes or when interacting with customers is considered valuable, so long as these pieces are quickly analyzed and converted into actionable results. But according to predictions from the Institute of

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20 Million Credit Cards Compromised In South Korea

20 Million Credit Cards Compromised In South Korea According to BBC, 20 million South Korean credit card details have been stolen in one of the biggest security robberies the country has faced, affecting almost half of the population. A contractor for the Korea Credit Bureau managed to gain access and copy 20 million unencrypted names, social security numbers

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