The Intel Edison: Linux Maker Machine in a Matchbox

The Intel Edison is a physically tiny computer that draws a small amount of power and breaks out plenty of connections to allow it to interact with other electronics. It begs to be the brain of your next electronics tinkering project, with all the basics in a tiny package and an easy way to…

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The Fast-Growing Job With A Huge Skills Gap: Cyber Security

Behind every new hack or data breach, there’s a company scrambling to put out the fire. That’s good news for job seekers with cyber security skills. Employers can’t hire them fast enough. The ISACA, a non-profit information security advocacy group, predicts there will be a global shortage of two million cyber security professionals by 2019.

Link: The Fast-Growing Job With A Huge Skills Gap: Cyber Security
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Super Mario Run comes to Android this week

After three months of Apple exclusivity, Super Mario Run will finally make it to Android. The game will launch on March 23, according to a Nintendo tweet on Friday. Super Mario Run is an important part of Nintendo’s mobile strategy, and one that Nintendo will need to leverage. iOS players downloaded the game 40 million times in the first four days.

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Alibaba Continues to Diversify, Invests in Gaming Platform

Year to date, shares of Alibaba Group Holding Limited BABA appreciated 20.3% compared with the Zacks Internet Commerce industry’s gain of 18.2%. This outperformance was largely backed by the company’s near monopoly in the Chinese e-commerce market and strengthening position beyond it.
The company…

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Switching to Linux? 4 Operating Systems That Feel Like Home

Switching to Linux opens the door to new tools and techniques to make your computing experience easier. But there is a learning curve, and depending on your choice of Linux operating system even navigating your desktop may be a challenge. Here’s how to make your new journey a little more…

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@CloudExpo #SDN #API #SaaS #Cloud

In the first article of this three-part series on hybrid cloud security, we discussed the Shared Responsibility Model, and examined how the most common attack strategies persist, are amplified, or are mitigated as assets move from data centers to the cloud. In part two, we talked about the unique security challenges that are introduced by public cloud environments.

Link: @CloudExpo #SDN #API #SaaS #Cloud
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IBM launches blockchain tool on Linux Hyperledger Fabric

IBM unveiled a cloud-based Blockchain offering on Monday along with governance and developer tools.
Calling it the first enterprise-ready blockchain service, the company said that the technology makes it possible for developers to build and host production of blockchain networks on the IBM Cloud…

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Apple vs. Microsoft 3.0: The quest for electronic medical record supremacy?

The current state of healthcare delivery, and specifically electronic medical records (EMR), is reminiscent of the state of office productivity software in the business world during the ’90s. During the late ’80s and into the ’90s, WordPerfect, Microsoft Word and a host of lesser word processors battled for supremacy in the business world.

Link: Apple vs. Microsoft 3.0: The quest for electronic medical record supremacy?
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IBM chases Google, Microsoft with Kubernetes in the cloud

It’s only a matter of time before every major cloud vendor will offer a version of Kubernetes as a service. Now it’s IBM’s turn. This morning IBM announced the next logical step in its support for Docker containers: Kubernetes support on its Bluemix Container Service. Currently available only in a limited beta, its feature set is intended to match Google’s and Microsoft’s offerings.

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The Top 9 Smart Mobility and Mobile App Marketing Trends for 2017

Mobile is now more than a disruptive technology. It has already made a generation of people rethink how they work and interact. But the new marketing trends are impacted by smart mobility too. Enterprise mobility trends conversely form every organization’s IT strategy. Every mobile app development process constitutes strategy, software, and development methodology that should be aligned to the current landscape of different sectors.

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Five tools for dealing with bloatware on your Android device

Most Android devices come with bloatware in some form or another. At best, nearly all of those apps do nothing but take up precious space. At worst, they get in your way of working productively and efficiently. Wouldn’t it be nice if getting rid of those apps was just a matter of uninstalling them?

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Flagship Xiaomi Mi6 may sport 2.7GHz octa-core CPU and 6GB of RAM

The image, which was uploaded to Chinese social networking website Weibo, reveals that the handset may sport a 2.7GHz octa-core CPU, 6GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. It could also ship running Android 7.0 Nougat. Recent rumors point towards Xiaomi releasing three variants — Lite, Regular and Premium — of the Mi6, leading us to suspect that this screenshot pertains to the latter, which is said to have a ceramic body and be powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor.

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