Networks

Blackphone Designed to Make Crypto Sexy, Simple

Posted In DataCenter
The new SGP Technologies Blackphone is designed to be easy to use, without storing precious metadata. continue…

Time to Reassess Your Network Access Rights

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At the heart of the celebrated case of Edward Snowden lies one important fact: The infamous contractor gained access to the trove of documents that he ultimately leaked to journalists by escalating his access rights. And despite this very real poster boy having been in the news for the past several months, many enterprises haven’t done much with reeling in — or even auditing – the access rights they have in place. In fact, far too many enterprises don’t know… continue…

NASA’s Mars Orbiter Reaches Data Milestone

The orbiting craft has sent 200 terabits of scientific data all the way back to Earth. continue…

GE Partnering Up for ‘Industrial Internet’ Push

General Electric clearly sees advantage in becoming the ringleader of a vast array of data-analytics services. continue…

Job Opportunities in the Internet of Things

Posted In Looking in Tech
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It is a new term for many, but the Internet of Things may be a prime driver of future IT services and telecom employment, according to a 2013-2020 market forecast released by International Data Corp. “We expect the technology and services revenue to mushroom from $4.8 trillion in 2012 to $8.9 trillion by 2020, growing at a 7.9% CAGR,” the analyst firm says. IDC defines IoT as a network connecting, wired or wirelessly, devices — or “things” —  that is … continue…

How Nest Could Accelerate ‘The Internet of Things’

Ultra-chic thermostats and smoke detectors may encourage people to buy more connected devices. continue…

CIOs and IT Organizations: Transform or Be Replaced

The performance of the network can make or break a business and the users it serves. continue…

NSA Ditching 90 Percent of Sysadmins to Avoid Leaks

Posted In DataCenter
Computers aren’t tempted to leak about things that offend their ethical standards, says NSA chief. continue…

Super-Flexible Circuits Could Boost Smartphones, Bionic Limbs

Posted In DataCenter
Nano-scale motors and power supplies built with flexible materials could be used almost anywhere. continue…

Building Superfast Networks by Stopping Light

Posted In DataCenter
Quantum computers are fast, but any quantum networks linking them won’t work if you can’t make light hold still. continue…