Appcelerator gears up for the business world

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By Joab Jackson, IDG News Service | July 18th, 2014 The Appcelerator mobile development platform has been updated for better metric collection and building of APIs. System administrators take note: That mobile employee expense app…

Business Agility Drives Cloud Adoption

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By Thor Olavsrud, CIO | July 18th, 2014 Companies adopting cloud computing most aggressively say that business agility — not cost — is the primary driver of adoption. Companies moving aggressively to adopt cloud computing…

Just wave your smartwatch to board this train

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By Tim Hornyak, IDG News Service | July 18th, 2014 Sony’s FeliCa smartcard chip is getting ready for wearables. If you’re holding out for that multi-functional smartwatch of your dreams, Sony is working to add…

Why ‘123456’ is a great password

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By Antone Gonsalves, CSO | July 17th, 2014 New research shows that “123456” is a good password after all. In fact, such useless credentials from a security standpoint have an important role in an overall…

Enterprises increasingly look to the private cloud

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By Sharon Gaudin, Computerworld | July 17th, 2014 Companies interested in moving to cloud computing are increasingly choosing a private cloud for the increased security and, often, compliance features instead of the public cloud, according…