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February Patch Tuesday updated

Microsoft released a single update last week with this February Patch Tuesday, after a week's delay. Or, perhaps MS17-005 is considered an out-of-band update from Microsoft?

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RSA Conference is a timesaver

For our manager, the annual security gathering is a great way to get quality time with vendors.

Now THAT'S secure!

When it comes to website security questions, this pilot fish has a bad attitude -- and that's "bad" spelled P-R-A-C-T-I-C-A-L. And that's great when nothing goes wrong.

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Mastercard needs to think about unintended consequences

The U.S. retail payments space seems to be built on a series of increasingly massive unintended consequences, with moves and rules put in place before anyone has considered what is likely to happen next.

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Note to self: Stop taking notes!

Artificial intelligence makes scribbling or typing notes and reminders obsolete. Talk and the notes just happen.

Thanks for driving me nuts!

When this application programmer pilot fish takes a job in a factory environment, his co-workers warn him to watch out for a user named Barney -- and with good reason.

Turns out the correct button to click on was 'Send'

This pilot fish is certain he types in the right password for his online banking -- but the bank software denies access and locks the account. Good thing there are self-service ways to resolve this, right?

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Wirelessly enabling IoT/EoT: And the winner is … ?

There is a battle going on to create and deploy wireless connectivity for IoT/EoT, with multiple competing technologies and company alignments. So who wins the race to conquer IoT/EoT wide-area networking?

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The mouthwatering data opportunity of self-driving cars

Self-driving cars are the biggest innovation in the automotive industry today. But did you know that data is a major aspect in operating these high-tech vehicles?

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What’s up with Windows patching, Microsoft?

A month late? Seriously? It’s both outrageous and unsurprising.

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Why WiGig will be a wireless game-changer

The new high-speed short-range wireless standard, WiGig, delivers more new bandwidth for consumers than all the spectrum previously allocated for consumers combined.

Not the kind of multitasking we're looking for

This federal agency pays new IT employees to sit around surfing the Internet until their security clearances come through. But for one recent hire, that's not enough.

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Digital sustainability: Digital transformation’s next big opportunity

It’s time to think about how we can reduce our environmental “exhaust” through new digitally-sustainable business models and processes.

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Will Alexa become my companion data analyst?

How a smart assistant can eventually become your organization's next data rock star

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State of the CIO 2017: More challenging, still complicated

The 16th annual State of the CIO report shows that the life of the dual-role CIO is both more challenging and more rewarding. Get used to the new reality.

How DO we keep prices so low? Oh, that's how...

Pilot fish is trying to order from an ecommerce site and hits a snag: A web form has a seriously incomplete picklist on an absolutely essential field. Time to call tech support, right?

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True privacy online is not viable

You can hide from casual observers, but a motivated person will see through your attempts at anonymization.

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The problem with Apple's 'original' programming

Apple is trying to take on Netflix and Amazon, but its shows leave a lot to be desired.

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