v with hardcoded passwords, expert says

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By Antone Gonsalves, CSO | August 27th, 2014 Sometimes it is best to toss security-challenged technology, and that’s the recommendation experts are giving to small businesses using a flawed router from a China-based manufacturer. Trend…

Why Developers Need ‘Finishing School’

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By Sharon Florentine, CIO | August 26th, 2014 How can developers bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and real-world, on-the-job experience? They can go to ‘finishing school.’ In theory, a software developer’s knowledge and “fluency”…

Google buys Zync for large scale cloud rendering

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By Joab Jackson, IDG News Service | August 26th, 2014 Google plans to give Zync users better pricing and more scalability. To beef up its cloud platform with more specialized packages, Google is acquiring Zync…

Tesla recruits hackers to boost vehicle security

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By Jaikumar Vijayan, Computerworld | August 26th, 2014 Electric carmaker Tesla Motors wants security researchers to hack its vehicles. The Silicon Valley based high-tech carmaker will hire up to 30 full-time hackers whose job will…

Data centers are the new polluters

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By Patrick Thibodeau, Computerworld | August 26th, 2014 IT managers may be too cautious about managing power and businesses are unwilling to invest in efficiency, study finds. U.S. data centers are using more electricity than…

The Relative Cost of Bandwidth Around the World

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CC BY 2.0 by Kendrick Erickson Over the last few months, there’s been increased attention on networks and how they interconnect. CloudFlare runs a large network that interconnects with many others around the world. From…

The Relative Cost of Bandwidth Around the World

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CC BY 2.0 by Kendrick Erickson Over the last few months, there’s been increased attention on networks and how they interconnect. CloudFlare runs a large network that interconnects with many others around the world. From…

iPhones, iPads ripe for the picking

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By Tim Greene, Network World | August 25th, 2014 USENIX Security Symposium: Georgia Tech researchers show how PC botnets could infect iOS devices to steal passwords. Attackers could compromise iPads and iPhones on a large…