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India reverses ban on porn websites

India has decided to remove a block on porn websites that it introduced over the weekend, but will continue blocking sites that promote child pornography, according to reports.

The creepiness factor in healthcare data analytics

Today, we are on the cusp of unlocking the potential of data in the practice of evidence-based medicine and population health management. There are great benefits than can unfold from the use of multiple data sources, but we need to balance it with privacy concerns and unintended consequences.

How predictive analytics will revolutionise healthcare

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System is using Microsoft's Cortana Analytics Suite and Microsoft Dynamics to create a new type of healthcare. It will use predictive analytics to focuses on prevention, better care and cutting costs.

How to move to DevOps to drive open networks

It’s time to re-examine traditional IT organizational structures and move toward a cloud-oriented, DevOps-based model. This transformation will be challenging, take time and impact the way networks are built and managed. Here are some recommendations for IT leaders.

Japan’s Kii unlocks the Internet of Things

Kii is only one of many companies that want to stake their claim to a place in the mushrooming IoT sector but Arai might well be right in saying that this is a market where a newcomer with little legacy can win.

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

CAREERS

Do you need a cybersecurity attorney on retainer?

Developing plans to protect your digital information and network while complying with state and federal regulations can be a legal challenge for any corporation. Is relying on in-house counsel enough, or should companies have a cybersecurity attorney on retainer?

IT GOVERNANCE

Too many tech fish in the c-suite: Embracing new roles that overlap with IT

CIOs not equipped for the demands of the digital world must learn to embrace roles like the CMO, CDO and the CINO

LEADERSHIP AND MGMT

How millennials challenge traditional leadership

Millennials say they don't care about money, legacy or hierarchy, and instead aspire to be collaborative, empowering and transformational leaders. However, many millennials also say their organizations lack the necessary corporate training programs to get them there.

LEGAL

Why every CIO needs a cybersecurity attorney

Distinguishing the technical experts from those responsible for legal obligations and risks will help companies develop better breach response plans. Understanding the role of an external cybersecurity firm will only help.

OUTSOURCING

Despite H-1B lottery, offshore firms dominate visa use

Offshore outsourcing firms that do most of their work in India remain the largest users of the H-1B visa for computer-related jobs, seemingly unaffected by the odds of the visa lottery, according to new data.

PROJECT MGMT

Meet the man behind Care.data: Tim Kelsey

Who is Tim Kelsey, the top civil servant in charge of the government's Care.data scheme?

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

A new tool for pricing used IT equipment

An electronics recycler has created an IT products database representing 9,000 manufacturers and 11 million equipment models. The products range from consumer to business equipment, such as network storage devices, routers, switches, as well as servers, PCs and office machines.

CLOUD COMPUTING

Salesforce taps Instagram's new API with tailored marketing tools

Users of Salesforce's Marketing Cloud on Tuesday gained easier access to Instagram's roughly 300 million users thanks to an integration made possible by a new API.

DATA CENTER

China clamps down on exports of drones and supercomputers

China plans to limit exports of advanced drones and supercomputers for national security reasons.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

Missed Fallout 4's collectors edition? Now you can 3D print your own real-life Pip-Boy

If you missed your chance to get a real life Fallout 4 Pip-Boy, it's not too late to get one--if you have access to a 3D printer.

INDUSTRIES

Halo coming to Windows 10 in 2016... sort of

Okay, so it's just Halo Wars 2, not a full-fledged Halo game. But still.

INTERNET

EFF's new Do Not Track standard seeks to stop sneaky data collection

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is trying to make "Do Not Track" more meaningful with some clear rules for the web to follow.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Xbox One is getting over-the-air DVR, with caveats

Microsoft will add over-the-air DVR support to the Xbox One in 2016, letting users record broadcast channels for free.

NETWORKING

How to become an IoT hero for your organisation

The Internet of Things represents a massive opportunity. Here's what you need to take into account before introducing it to your organisation.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Acer's insanely cheap Windows 10 Cloudbooks take aim at Chromebooks

Acer isn't wasting any time with rolling out its low-priced Windows 10 notebooks.

SECURITY

Book excerpt: Bullseye Breach

With so many data breaches at major retailers in recent years, it is often hard to keep track of who has been hit by hackers lately. Inspired by recent events, IT veteran and author Greg Scott put together Bullseye Breach, a story about how Russians steal 40 million customer credit card numbers from a fictional Minneapolis retailer named Bullseye Stores.

STORAGE

SanDisk, Toshiba double down, announce the world's highest capacity 3D NAND flash chips

SanDisk announced today that it is manufacturing 256Gbit, 3-bit-per-cell (X3) 48-layer 3D NAND flash chips that offer twice the capacity of the next densest memory.

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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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