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Private I: It's time to encrypt everything

Nov. 21, 2014 | GLENN FLEISHMAN

If we've learned anything from the last few years, it's that given the opportunity to snoop on or scarf up our data or our metadata, criminals, business, and governments have a lot in common. They may have different ends that drive why they want to look at our email and transactions, listen in to phone calls, track with whom we communicate, and follow our location, but it all involves a lack of consent.

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Flywheel stakes its claim as the 'anti-Uber' as it plans to expand

Nov. 21, 2014 | CAITLIN MCGARRY

Uber competitors, this is your time to shine. The popular ride-sharing app is at the center of a media firestorm this week, and customers who care about things like media firestorms are threatening to #DeleteUber. (Yes, there's a hashtag.) Thankfully there are a handful of other apps to turn to when you need a ride: Flywheel is positioning itself as the anti-Uber with a new CEO and a fresh round of funding in the bank.

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NightOwl goes back to bar basics to scoop up fed-up Foursquare users

Nov. 21, 2014 | CAITLIN MCGARRY

Foursquare and Yelp have solved local search. Pick a business, especially a bar or restaurant, and you can find just out just about any detail using either app, from tips and photos to recommendations and rewards. But a new start-up, an iOS discovery app called NightOwl, is launching in New York on Thursday to prove there's room for one more.

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4 ways your competitors are stealing your IT talent

Nov. 21, 2014 | SHARON FLORENTINE

Savvy companies are shopping for talent in what is arguably the best place to find it -- their competition. As the talent war heats up, poaching tech professionals is becoming increasingly common. Here's how it's done and how to stop it.

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'Digital dragon' disrupts CIO agenda

Nov. 21, 2014 | SHAHIDA SWEENEY

Australia and New Zealand's digital narrative is moving from the sidelines to centre stage. Digital disruption will impact all levels of government, finance, manufacturing, retail or education, says analyst Gartner.

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Enterprise IT crosses the chasm

Nov. 21, 2014 | BERNARD GOLDEN

Author Geoffrey Moore's book 'Crossing the Chasm' has been influential in the IT industry for more than two decades now. The theory was a good model for how most enterprise IT shops used to work. However, now enterprise IT is crossing the chasm and heading in the direction towards innovation.

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