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Israeli Startup, Working with GE, Out to Detect Stuxnet-Like Attacks

The Stuxnet malware known to have stealthily targeted Iranian nuclear facilities a few years ago was a wake-up call about how vulnerable critical industrial systems can be to cyberattack. Now, an Israeli startup, with help from General Electric, is testing security technology that would detect Stuxnet-like attacks on critical infrastructure systems used for power production. Full Story »
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Where's My Gigabit Internet, Anyway?

For Americans used to roughly 10Mbps broadband connections, the idea of gigabit Internet can feel a little like science fiction. Streaming 4K video without hiccups? Enormous file downloads happening in seconds? Oh, sure.

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With Google Glass, the Doctor Can See You Now

Emergency room physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are four months into a pilot program where they are using Google's computerized eyeglasses to help treat patients.

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Galaxy S5 Parts Said to Cost 21 Percent More Than iPhone 5S

IHS says Samsung's new phone costs $251 for materials, $51 more than the retail cost of a carrier-subsidized unit.

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Riverbed Re-Brands Storage Offerings, Adds to the Stack

Riverbed Technology Tuesday released a rebranded SteelFusion line of storage appliances, signaling its intention to further centralize its branch office lines and combine as much functionality as possible into a single device.

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Buying Google Glass Today? 7 Things You Should Know

Not one of the approximately 8,000 Google Glass Explorers but wish you were? If so, today is the day pick up a pair, but there are a few things you should know.

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Microsoft Kicks Off Sales of Lower-Priced Office Subscription in Bid for iPad Dollars

Five weeks after announcing a lower-cost subscription to Office, Microsoft today started selling Office 365 Personal to consumers.

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Connected Stuff is Catching on -- Just Don't Call it Iot

Enterprises are finding real-world uses for Internet-connected devices but aren't interested in the buzzwords

Advice & Opinion

Brace Yourself, Here Comes the Mobile Appsplosion

Companies are engaged in a kind of arms race with competitors to see how many apps they can get everyone to use. But this aggressive push for more apps is going to end up giving users app fatigue.

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Here Are the Options with Heartbleed-Flawed Networking Gear (Hint: There Aren't Many)

Companies faced with the threat posed by networking equipment that contains the notorious Heartbleed bug have few security options beyond working closely with affected vendors, most notably Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks.

News analysis

Broadband Faces a Fork in the Road

As Google and AT&T race to provide super-fast 1 gigabit fiber networks to power users, more than a quarter of U.S. homes still have no broadband service at all.

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One User's Path to a Chromebook Enterprise

Microsoft's dominance in business may be mammoth but it isn't absolute, as Tim Dickson, the director of technology at Auberge Resorts, has found.

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IBM Claims New Patent for Mobile Security Technology

IBM has come up with a technology for reducing the risk of data being exposed in mobile push notifications to mobile devices by coming up with a way to encrypt that information so service providers and others can't actually see any data related to the user's mobile device.

Review

Fluke Reinvents Handheld Network Testing

The Fluke Networks LinkSprinter makes on-the-fly network testing quick, easy, and more affordable than ever.

Advice & Opinion

Addressing WAN Edge Networking Complexity with SDN and NFV

As enterprises add mobile users, virtualized services, and public and private clouds, they're running into constraints that threaten to limit their ability to scale their network infrastructure appropriately. Contrary to what many assume, the constraints are not so much bandwidth and cost, the real culprit is complexity.