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Hackathons Should Be More Than A Circus

Hackathons Should Be More Than A Circus

Tapping into developer talent at a hackathon should be fun, but don’t lose sight of the potential business benefits. Every year, a circus comes to town. The big top is erected, and a troupe of jugglers, trapeze artists, and illusionists assemble to thrill the crowd. Then, after two shows a day for a couple of […]

Google Glass For Parkinson’s: 10 Findings

Google Glass For Parkinson’s: 10 Findings

Google Glass offers more health benefits than awkwardness, Parkinson’s patients in UK study find. 20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2014 (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Google Glass shows promise as a tool for improving the lives of people with Parkinson’s disease, but recent testing conducted through Newcastle University in the UK underscores […]

5 Job Interview Tips Via Alice In Wonderland

5 Job Interview Tips Via Alice In Wonderland

Curiouser and curiouser! Use these techniques during your next interview to win that IT or security job offer. Even though Alice couldn’t resist the bottle labeled “DRINK ME,” her story does offer some tips to help security experts and other IT pros nail interviews. Before you sit down with a prospective employer, spin these quotes […]

Rogue IT Driven By Need For Speed

Rogue IT Driven By Need For Speed

We’ve lost control to business users before. But this time, the thing that initiated our pain (the cloud) may also be the cure. Over the last 35 years I’ve seen technologies come and go. For the most part, I can drop them into one of three buckets. (Keeping track of more than three is tough […]

5 Ways Android Won Me Over

5 Ways Android Won Me Over

From security to “Lego” programming, Android has more going for it than you might think. For the past two years, my engineers have been digging deep into Android. We have uncovered a number of fascinating features unique to Android, the new kid on the block of mobile operating systems. Did you know that Android is […]

Hacker Weev Free After Appeal

Hacker Weev Free After Appeal

Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer, who embarrassed AT&T by exposing a security flaw, had his conviction overturned by federal appeals court.   10 Ways To Fight Digital Theft & Fraud (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Andrew Auernheimer, better known on the Internet as “weev,” has had his sentence overturned by a federal appeals court, righting […]

Google Glass Goes Public – InformationWeek

Google Glass Goes Public – InformationWeek

Google Glass Explorer Program will be open to US-based adults on tax day. 20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2014 (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Once a club for favored developers, Google’s Glass Explorer Program will open its doors to the general public on Tuesday, April 15, starting at 6 a.m. PDT. Adults […]

Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report

Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report

Amazon phone capable of displaying images in three dimensions could ship this fall. Microsoft Office For iPad: 7 Questions Answered (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Amazon is preparing to release a smartphone of its own this fall, according to a report published Friday afternoon in the Wall Street Journal. The report indicates that […]

Facebook Changes: What To Expect

Facebook Changes: What To Expect

Facebook cracks down on spammy posts, tweaks privacy options, and revamps messaging. Here’s what it means to you. 10 Famous Facebook Flops (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) From privacy tweaks to major mobile app changes, Facebook has had a busy week. The social network announced a handful of privacy updates to help you […]

Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro

Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro

Struggling to find scarce IT security talent? Make sure your hiring managers understand the certifications and match candidates for skills fit — not just credentials. Domestic Drones: 5 Non-Military Uses (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) The shortage of cyber professionals in both public and private sectors hardly comes as news to those of […]