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Five key decisions before you use employee share schemes

In tech hotspots such as Silicon Valley, employee option schemes are commonly used in high-growth companies to incentivise talented people. Here is a guide to find out whether this option is right for your company, and what are areas to watch out for.

IT GOVERNANCE

Malwarebytes offers amnesty to pirates amid licensing overhaul

Malwarebytes is extending an olive branch to software pirates as it tries to banish bogus licenses from its system.

LEADERSHIP AND MGMT

comScore CTO shares big data lessons

Digital analytics company comScore has been using Hadoop to process its big data since 2009. With six years of experience using the technology in production, comScore CTO Mike Brown shares some of the lessons he's learned.

LEGAL

FTC settles with developers of sneaky cryptocurrency mining app

The developers of a mobile app called Prized that secretly mined cryptocurrencies on people's mobile phones have settled with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission after being accused of deceptive trade practices.

OUTSOURCING

The Takeaway: Obama's trade win could affect H-1B reform efforts

Senate passage on Wednesday of fast-track trade authority for President Obama has H-1B visa reformers worried. They fear that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) his administration is pushing could make it harder for them to make what they see as needed changes to the visa program.

PROJECT MGMT

Multi-speed IT needs multi-speed CIOs

As the leader and advocate of the IT strategy, the CIO has to be the executive who can ensure rapid delivery without breaking the business.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

Local Measure addresses the importance of extracting value from Big Data

There are many opportunities surrounding the Big Data space and if businesses milk the value from all the data they've got, it can change the way they deal with customers, according to Local Measure founder and chief executive, Jonathan Barouch.

CLOUD COMPUTING

OneDrive adds Chromecast support for photos and videos

Microsoft recently added even more value for anyone who uses Google's Android and Chrome devices while keeping all their files in Microsoft's cloud: The OneDrive for Android app now has the ability to cast photos and videos to any Chromecast device. While not a game changing addition, it's an especially good feature for Office 365 subscribers who have unlimited storage in OneDrive.

DATA CENTER

Intellect IT announces enterprise-level partnership with VMware

IT and communications integration and support company, Intellect IT, has announced an enterprise-level partnership with VMware. As part of the partnership, it's been awarded the VMware vCloud Air specialisation status.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

DxO One promises to turn your iPhone into a pro camera

This tiny camera clips to your iPhone and can capture photos as good as from a digital SLR, says its makers.

INDUSTRIES

FTC settles with developers of sneaky cryptocurrency mining app

The developers of a mobile app called Prized that secretly mined cryptocurrencies on people's mobile phones have settled with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission after being accused of deceptive trade practices.

INTERNET

Get your Snapchat fix with Facebook's new silly photos

Facebook's new photo uploader for iOS lets you make silly creations by overlaying text, stickers, emojis and filters.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Digi 4G LTE to drive progressive Penang

Penang State's YB Chow Kon Yeow said Digi's new expansion is helping to drive a digitally savvy and progressive Penang.

NETWORKING

Cisco says its IoT parts are now a whole

The Internet of Things System that Cisco Systems introduced on Monday at long last ties together a broad range of IoT parts from the company, but users may want to take a close look at what this really gives them.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Supreme Court denies Google request in Java infringement case

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request from Google to hear a case in which it was accused of infringing Oracle copyrights by using Java in its Android mobile operating system.

SECURITY

Bruised by past mistakes, tech firms brace for 'leap second'

Just before the stroke of midnight Tuesday Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), computerized clocks around the world will pause for a moment to squeeze in an extra second.

STORAGE

Review: Kingston's HyperX Predator PCIe SSD offers fast M.2 performance

All PCIe SSDs, no matter what the flavor, are expensive. Case in point: the M.2/AHCI/PCIe 2.0 Kingston HyperX Predator PCIe SSD, which has a towering MSRP of $764 for the 480GB version. Then I saw the $499 street price and the performance numbers. I can live with the price for 1.2GBps, though of course, I'd much rather cohabit with $300.

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BLOGS

A trusted partner

The primary focus for SAS is to build strong and long-lasting relationships with its customers; and its key strategy is proactive and consistent engagement across all customer touch points.

What ICT professionals want

When asking ICT professionals what they’re looking for in their next role, the answer may just surprise.

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