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1 hr ago | CIO

Federal CIOs Must Reframe Security Around Data, Access

In an era of cloud computing , increasing mobility and federal agencies outsourcing more functions to IT contractors, the traditional lines delineating a network perimeter have blurred beyond recognition, experts warn. "I think best practices have to completely shift," Gus Hunt, operating partner at the private equity firm LLR Partners and the former CTO at the CIA, said this week at a government IT conference .

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Related Topix: CIO News, Science / Technology, Outsourcing, Science, Cloud Computing

5 hrs ago | ZDNet

A federal regulatory commission for robotics could be the next FTC

A report from the Brookings Institute claims that innovation within the robotics industry could lead to the formation of a new government entity: the Federal Robotics Commission. Much like birth of radio spurred the creation of the Federal Communication Commission, Ryan Calo, assistant professor at the University of Washington School of Law, posits that innovation within the robotics industry could very well lead to the formation of a government entity charged with leading the complex legal and regulatory environment surrounding artificial intelligence.

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Related Topix: Science

9 hrs ago | NewsFactor

HP Buys Cloud Computing Startup

Hewlett-Packard announced an acquisition Thursday, a rare occurrence under CEO Meg Whitman, who took over the Palo Alto tech giant not long after the disastrous $11 billion deal for -software startup Eucalyptus for an undisclosed price, which Recode reported was less than $100 million. Eucalyptus is an open-source software company that helps clients connect to public cloud offerings such as Amazon Web Services.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, HP, Hewlett-Packard, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Computers, Science, US Governors, Meg Whitman

10 hrs ago | ECNmag

NJIT computer scientists win a major grant to network mobile devices in the cloud

A team of computer scientists at NJIT has won a multi-year grant from the National Science Foundation to come up with a platform that would allow mobile devices to interact with each other with help from the cloud. The technology they are developing is designed to support collaborative applications in areas such as healthcare, safety, and social interaction, potentially benefiting millions of users.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

11 hrs ago | Network Computing

20 Computer Science Degrees: The Most Bang For The Buck - Network Computing

The computer science programs at these universities offer the best long-term return on investment, according to PayScale's calculations. Remember all those grueling hours combing through code for that one tiny bug? Or turning a project in seconds before the professor's deadline after staying up all night, fueled by NoDoz, Doritos, and Mountain Dew? It was all worth it, right? Apparently it's been more worth it for those who chose wisely when selecting their institutions of higher learning.

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13 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

SalesPredict's Kira Radinsky Listed as a Forbes Influencer, Named a...

SalesPredict CTO and Co-founder Dr. Kira Radinsky last week earned a spot on the coveted Forbes list of the 50 Most Influential Women in Israel for 2014. At 27, Dr. Radinsky is the youngest person on this year's Forbes list.

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13 hrs ago | InformationWeek

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15 hrs ago | CIO

7 Reasons Apple Should Open-Source Swift -- and 7 Reasons it Won't

Apple's new programming language Swift has been public for a few short months, but the Apple faithful are already bowled over. They toss around words like "cleaner," "simpler," "modern," and "powerful."

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Related Topix: Programming Languages, Computers, Science

17 hrs ago | KAUZ

UCO introduces new software engineering degree

The University of Central Oklahoma is offering students a new degree option in software engineering, making it the first program of its kind to be offered by a public university in the state. The Edmond-based school says the bachelor of science in software engineering degree will help prepare students to work in the rapidly growing field.

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Related Topix: Science, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

17 hrs ago | InfoWorld

No, Citrix did not kill CloudStack

Much ink has been spilled about the recent Citrix shakeup around its CloudStack business, calling into question the long-term health of the Apache IaaS project. From the trenches, where CloudStack draws its strength, especially versus rival OpenStack, the view is quite different: CloudStack is a user-driven community with no use for Citrix at all.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science, Cloud Computing, Marketing

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Southland Times

'It's simply wrong'

Prime Minister John Key has released a series of Cabinet papers in a bid to counter what he claims is "misinformation" about the operations of the Government Communications Security Bureau . This evening, in a report on the website of journalist Glenn Greenwald, a former US contractor-turned-fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden claimed that while working for the US National Security Agency he "routinely" came across the communications of New Zealanders while working in the XKeyscore mass surveillance tool.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Science

The News-Star

La. Tech program full of cyber synergy

La. Tech program full of cyber synergy New Louisiana Tech program will graduate first students in the spring Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1s2uO47 Luke Hebert a sophomore cyber engineering student at Louisiana Tech works on a project for class Thursday on campus in Ruston. Ever-changing and constantly growing, the digital world offers numerous career opportunities - particularly in security, network defense and data retrieval.

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Related Topix: Science, Computers

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Why Image Recognition Is the Tech World's 'Next Big Thing'

As social networks, apps, and websites strive to make the most of the vast amounts of data users share with them, and deliver smarter, better services to the people who use them, there's one approach that many of them have in common. It draws on methods of artificial intelligence and machine learning, and in just a few years we could see its sophisticated methods improving our search results, or making our social networks smarter.

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Forbes.com

SalesforceVoice: 10 Business Breakthrough Technologies For 2015

Salesforce.com began with a vision to reinvent CRM in the cloud and a commitment to donating 1% of our equity, 1% of our employees' time, and 1% of our product. These two key decisions have fueled our incredible growth, made us the global leader in CRM, defined the era of cloud computing, and inspired a new philanthropic model.

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Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, iPhone, Enterprise Mobile

The Alternative Press

Clever Commute Releases Inside Track

Clever Commute , an information service for suburban commuters, has released version 3.0 of its premium service The Inside Track , a suite of more than 30 tools used by riders on NJ Transit, PATH and buses. In addition to being a source of crowdsourced commuter information, The Inside Track also uses direct technical integration with the transit providers, historical data, proprietary algorithms and social media content.

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GigaOM

Cloudbees bets big that the dev/IT universe is ready for Jenkins everywhere

Cloudbees' decision to drop its PaaS to focus on continuous integration and delivery is a bit like a car maker deciding to stop building cars to focus on building assembly lines instead. The analogy is imperfect but you get the picture.

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Related Topix: Science

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Boston.com

Coffee creates job-hunting klatch

Often the best way to find a new job is through a friend. Hoping to capitalize on that, two Boston University graduates have developed a new smartphone app to turn job hunting into a social experience.

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Related Topix: Boston University, Science, New York University, Apple, Startups, iPhone

SOA World Magazine

@Jelastic Introduces 'Platform-as-Infrastructure' for #DevOps at @CloudExpo

Jelastic delivers Platform-as-Infrastructure, the integration of Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service, delivering a scalable, manageable and highly available cloud for enterprises, hosting providers and developers. Open source software is powering the most successful public cloud offerings including Amazon and Google.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, AppZero, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, DLP Mobile

Medical Daily

Women's Periods Aren't A Stigma, They're A Video Game: ...

Andrea Gonzales, 16, and Sophie Houser, 17, want to change the way we talk about a woman's period. Specifically, they want young girls and women everywhere to feel normal rather than humiliated when they have their period, and they're hoping their video game, " Tampon Run " will help the conversation flow in a better direction.

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Related Topix: Science

Insurance Networking

Artificial intelligence meets the C-suite

Technology is getting smarter, faster. Are you? Experts including the authors of The Second Machine Age, Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, examine the impact that 'thinking' machines may have on top-management roles.

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Related Topix: Science, Computers, IBM

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