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Silk Road Raising Questions About Government Spying (Again)

It’s a case that’s captured everyone’s attention — pirates, drug trafficking, hit men, government intrigue. By now, few people haven’t heard about Silk Road, run by the now notorious Dread Pirate Roberts, a pseudonym from the film “The Princess Bride.” …

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How CIOs and IT Teams Can Make IT Matter Again

IT departments are being marginalized by SaaS, IaaS, PaaS and the rest of the cloud-driven “aaS”es. At least that’s what some are suggesting, like Scott Bils at InformationWeek. And I’m inclined to agree, at least in spirit, if not …

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Microsoft Kill Shots: How IBM/Linux Deals the Latest Blow to Redmond Empire

Not long ago, Microsoft ruled the computing empire with near-monopolies in PC operating systems, web browsers and productivity applications. The company’s reign, however, was dominated by discord. Competitors complained about Microsoft’s predatory business practices. Users bemoaned the company’s software as …

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Top Tips for IT Job Seekers, APM Business Benefits, and More

Five top tips for job-seeking IT graduates” presents the job skills Raj Sabhlok, president of ManageEngine, believes will get you employed. Australia’s Technology Spectator apparently agrees because the magazine covered Raj’s article.

Want to cut your inbound help …

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Moto X Hits AT&T Stores – Deals iPhone Another Knockout

The highly anticipated Moto X arrived in AT&T stores a few weeks ago. And with the introduction of the latest phone from Google-owned Motorola, Apple’s iPhone may have dropped to the third best smartphone on the market. That’s hard …

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This Week’s Five: CIOs Making News!

SHIT THAT CIOs SAY

This Week’s Five is a weekly column of five interesting reads from all over the web.

This week we bring you news about CIOs: what they do, how they do it, and the difference they make!

A company’s first-ever

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This Week’s Five: Secure Your IT, Save Your Business.

This Week’s Five is a weekly column of five interesting reads from all over the web.

This week we bring you a view of all that has created a strong buzz in the IT Security world! Read on to learn …

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Back to School: The ABCs of IT Management

It wasn’t that long ago when parents were picking up their children on the last day of school to start the summer. Now these same parents are only weeks away from dropping their children off again to begin a new …

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Is NFC adding up to security concerns of a CIO?

(Originally published in Information Week, an article by Shailesh Kumar Davey)

The convenience of an NFC enabled phone comes with some security risks as criminals are likely to abuse the tap-and-pay NFC technology used in mobile payment programs. 

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Why Can’t Someone Hyperloop IT?

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop sketches look like something out of the future, not the present.

Nerds everywhere (myself included) can finally rejoice. Our fearless leader Elon Musk — whose “Nerd Hall of Fame” resume includes founding PayPal, SpaceX, and my personal …

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