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Five myths (debunked) about security and privacy for Internet of Things

IoT has the potential to enable improvements to so many facets of life, the list is endless. Its primary advancement is enabling the interconnectedness of “things” and resulting insights and synergies. Yet that same connectedness raises concerns for security and privacy that must be addressed.

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

CAREERS

IBM's SoftLayer chief departs amid cloud transition

The head of IBM's SoftLayer cloud services business has left the company, hard on the heels of IBM naming another executive to lead a new cloud division.

IT GOVERNANCE

Congo restores Internet to banks, gov't agencies but public block remains

Internet service has been restored to government agencies and banks in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but otherwise a government shutdown of email, social media and mobile phone services, ordered on Jan. 19, remains in effect.

LEADERSHIP AND MGMT

DevOps gains support from APJ enterprises: CA Technologies

82 percent of the firms in the region claim to have embraced or are planning to adopt a DevOps strategy.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

In a Reddit AMA, Bill Gates intriguingly refers to work on a digital 'personal agent'

What is Microsoft's "personal agent," and what is Bill Gates doing working on it?

CLOUD COMPUTING

Google gives VMware huge public cloud boost

VMware announced a partnership with Google Thursday that could go a long way toward making VMware more competitive in the public cloud market.

DATA CENTER

Exploring the differences between Data Centres and the Cloud

Understanding the differences between data centres and the cloud will help you determine which solution best suits your company's needs.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

Epson launches new innovation centre to boost SEA’s printing industry

The centre aims to educate partners and customers on how Epson’s solutions will help them improve their efficiency, versatility and capability.

INDUSTRIES

EMC plans layoffs in wake of weakened outlook

Storage giant EMC will soon start handing out pink slips as part of a new restructuring effort prompted by a weakened financial outlook.

INTERNET

Silk Road dealer found a hungry market for mail order drugs

A former drug dealer has testified in court that he sold as much as US$70,000 worth of heroin each month through the Silk Road online market, which he saw as a safe, easy place to do business.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Samsung smartphone business sees profit slide, some hopes in DRAM

Samsung Electronics' operating profit in its mobile business slid 64 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, the result largely of competition in the Chinese market where it struggles against rising brands like Xiaomi.

NETWORKING

FCC banks nearly US$45 billion in landmark AWS-3 spectrum auction

The AWS-3 spectrum is called paired spectrum, which in this case sits between 1755MHz and 1780MHz for the uplink portion and 2155MHz and 2180MHz for the downlink.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Mac Pro Vault stuffs 48 top-of-the-line Macs into one cabinet

What do you get when you stick 48 Mac Pro units in the same spot? A data center cabinet from CyberLynk's Mac Pro Vault that is near pornographic in the amount of raw Apple computing power it can hold.

SECURITY

Mozilla puts old hardware to new use, runs Tor relays

Mozilla has dusted off some decommissioned servers and networking gear and used them to set up high-speed relays on the Tor anonymity network.

STORAGE

AstraZeneca to roll out Box to its entire workforce

Box made its successful initial public offering last week.

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BLOGS

Intelligent Infrastructures

Financial Services CIOs need to play it smart and recognise that selectively relying on cloud services enables them to build agile infrastructures

Fresh blood

CIOs should look to start-ups for new ideas

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