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Thu, November 14, 2013 - The system comes from a joint venture of Verizon Wireless, AT&T and T-Mobile
Tue, October 15, 2013 - If your company isn't fully taking advantage of social media, it might be missing out on opportunities to connect with customers, gain market share and bring needed talent into the organization.
Wed, October 02, 2013 - A projected shortage of qualified data scientists could leave U.S. businesses unable to tap the value of big data. To help meet that demand, the University of California at Berkeley has developed a master's degree program to train new data scientists.
Wed, September 25, 2013 - Virtual desktop infrastructure has come a long way since the terminal service days of the 1960s. Heck, VDI has come a long way since the 2000s thanks to plummeting prices for clients, better graphics cards and improved administration. By and large, though, VDI deployments remain more of a niche solution.
Fri, September 13, 2013 - U.S. stock exchanges have agreed to measures intended to improve the resiliency of critical trading systems following the recent three hour Nasdaq outage, including introducing a "kill switch" to enable trading to be shut down in the event of a technology failure.
Wed, September 11, 2013 - GigTank, an entrepreneur accelerator event, paired seven startups with mentors, business leaders and others able to help people with big ideas start to bring them to market. Everyone gathered in Chattanooga, Tenn., where citywide 1 gbps is part of the initiative to turn 'Gig City' into an innovation hub.
Thu, August 29, 2013 - Another company acquired about 75 percent of Lincoln Trust, along with its technology, which left the CTO with a pressing need for a new technology platform .
Thu, August 22, 2013 - Problem with data feed said to be resolved within 30 minutes
Tue, August 20, 2013 - The 9/11 terrorist attacks allowed the NYSE to build its dream resilient network from scratch
Tue, August 20, 2013 - In the wake of Sandy, data centers, exchanges and trading firms grapple with system backup plans
Mon, July 29, 2013 - Cloud providers must be monitored at all times, the Dutch banking regulator said
Wed, July 17, 2013 - Survey finds more than half of the world's financial exchanges fell victim to some kind of cyberattack in the last year.
Thu, July 04, 2013 - The European Parliament has voted to allow suspension of data-sharing agreements if necessary but won't break off trade talks
Tue, July 02, 2013 - With massive amounts of data, low latency, hundreds of connection points and no margin for error, financial trading is grown-up IT. Liquidnet does it in more than 40 markets with a staff of just 300. Here's how the company makes it work.