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Just what is JiveWorld and what am I expecting to hear?

9 hours ago  by Sam Pudwell
Just what is JiveWorld and what am I expecting to hear?
JiveWorld 2014 kicks off at The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas this week and I thought now would be a good time to outline a few of my expectations for the next three days.
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The day the music died: 10 music releases that crashed entire websites

12 hours ago  by Steve Rawlinson
The day the music died: 10 music releases that crashed entire websites
Here are 10 music releases that have caused web crashes, from Lady Gaga to Radiohead, showing that it really can happen to anyone…

Save money and make new friends with car sharing app BlaBlaCar

17 hours ago  by Sandra Vogel
Save money and make new friends with car sharing app BlaBlaCar
Car sharing is a popular way for many people to get from A to B, and BlaBlaCar has more than ten million members.

How to build meaningful apps in the world of the Internet of things

20 Oct 2014  by John Thomas
How to build meaningful apps in the world of the Internet of things
Wearable gadgets present new opportunities for developers to expand their existing apps by developing new user experiences. The user experience (UX) change can be subtle, but very impactful.

Why the iPhone 6's Apple Pay is all about owning your identity

20 Oct 2014  by Paul Cooper
Why the iPhone 6's Apple Pay is all about owning your identity
The new Apple Pay function on the iPhone 6 pits Apple not just against payment providers such as PayPal, but against companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon as an identity provider.

Why sacrificing security during M&As is the one mistake everyone makes

20 Oct 2014  by Tim Patrick-Smith
Why sacrificing security during M&As is the one mistake everyone makes
The compliance problems of integrating a new acquisition into an existing business are well known and have been much written about. Much less appreciated is that security threats can also spread.

'The classroom hasn't evolved since the printing press was invented' says top Angry Bird

20 Oct 2014  by Tom Phelan
'The classroom hasn't evolved since the printing press was invented' says top Angry Bird
Chief marketing officer and "Mighty Eagle" of Rovio Entertainment Ltd., Peter Vesterbacka, joined a panel to discuss the gamification of education at Moscow Open Innovations forum.

Take control of your spending with Pennies: A clean, crisp app with no graphs

20 Oct 2014  by Sandra Vogel
Take control of your spending with Pennies: A clean, crisp app with no graphs
Pennies shows that money management apps don’t have to be complex and bloated with reporting features, rather they can be clean, simple to use, and flexible.

How enterprise storage has coped with 30 years of data growth

19 Oct 2014  by Warren Reid
How enterprise storage has coped with 30 years of data growth
Today, we are accustomed to talking about terabytes and even exabytes when it comes to our data storage needs. But 30 years ago things were very different.

Straight Talk: What is the cloud?

17 Oct 2014  by Bill Andrews
Straight Talk: What is the cloud?
This is the second part of a new series that dives into the question regarding whether cloud computing can be used for data backup and, if so, where?

McAfee unveils upgraded next-generation firewall

17 Oct 2014  by Sam Pudwell
McAfee unveils upgraded next-generation firewall
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the firewall and McAfee has acknowledged this milestone by upgrading its next-generation firewall, adding new levels of integration and connectivity.