Retail industry rallies behind open standard for tokenization

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By Jaikumar Vijayan, Computerworld | August 1st, 2014 Tokenization spec being developed by credit card companies is too proprietary, retailers say. A coalition of retail industry trade groups this week called for the creation of an open tokenization standard for protecting credit and debit card data from theft and misuse. The call stems from concerns…

HP, Intel, GM and Walmart demand changes to renewable energy industry

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By Lucas Mearian, Computerworld | July 11th, 2014 Frustrated by a lack of renewable energy and a purchasing system that’s too complicated, a dozen major US companies have joined an initiative to force the government and utilities to change. Marty Spitzer, director of U.S. Climate and Renewable Energy Policy for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF),…

Top tech industry news stories of 2011 – so far

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Jul 08, 2011 05:38 pm | Network World by Network World Staff Apple, AT&T, Microsoft, Google and others are givens for being among the top newsmakers of 2011. Others will no doubt surprise us as we go along. While it’s so much easier to look back at the end of the year and reflect on…

World IPv6 Day: Tech industry’s most-watched event since Y2K

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Jun 08, 2011 10:06 am | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan The nation’s largest telecom carriers, content providers, hardware suppliers and software vendors will be on the edge of their seats tonight for the start of World IPv6 Day, which is the most-anticipated 24 hours the tech industry has seen since fears of the…