Securing big data off to slow start

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By George V. Hulme, CSO | July 15th, 2014 While so-called “big data” initiatives are not new to a number of industries such as large financial services firms, pharmaceuticals, and large cloud companies it is…

Google sets up cybercrime-busting task force

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By Joab Jackson, IDG News Service | July 15th, 2014 After unearthing the Heartbleed flaw, Google sets up a research group dedicated to finding vulnerabilities in Web software. Google has set up an internal task…

Chromebook sales explode in the workplace

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By Ian Paul, PC World | Jul 15, 2014 Chromebooks are all the rage among businesses and large institutions looking to buy notebooks. Tablets may be all the rage, but there’s a significant turf war…

Say goodbye to desktop phones

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By John Cox, Network World | July 15th, 2014 VoIP apps and a high-density 11ac Wi-Fi network let an Oklahoma insurer scrap its desktop phones. “When are we going to get rid of these things?”…