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DeepField Maps the Intricacies of the Cloud

July 31st, 2012
The cloud -- as in, the offsite storage of data -- is becoming as vast and ever-changing as clouds in the sky, but DeepField Networks announced an analytics tool that could allow the flow of cloud-based data to be mapped. This would include tracking traffic patterns, application performance and cost structure of networks for cloud computing companies as well as content providers and carriers. This mapping of the cloud has already been compared to that of the genome -- and in some ways, the cloud has developed its own DNA.




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Deadlight Review [Xbox 360]

July 31st, 2012
Deadlight draws you in with its rich, pervasive atmosphere, but doesn't give you much to do once you're there.


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Deadlight Review [Xbox 360]

July 31st, 2012
Deadlight draws you in with its rich, pervasive atmosphere, but doesn't give you much to do once you're there.


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Microsoft Debuts Shiny New Mobile Peripherals

July 31st, 2012
Microsoft Hardware on Monday unveiled several new mobile-friendly keyboards and mice designed specifically for use with its forthcoming Windows 8 and tablets: the Wedge Touch Mouse, the Wedge Mobile Keyboard, the Sculpt Touch Mouse, and the Sculpt Mobile Keyboard. The Wedge Touch Mouse is pocket-sized, offers four-way touch scrolling and navigation, and can be used on a variety of surfaces. The Wedge Mobile Keyboard is intended for use with a tablet, but with the feel of a full-size keyboard, and its cover converts to a tablet stand.




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Google Catches Wildfire For Social Marketing

July 31st, 2012
Wildfire Interactive gives Google a social media marketing component to round out its advertising and analytics offerings.


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Tired Of Security Problems? Change Rules Of Writing Code

July 31st, 2012
Security researcher Dan Kaminsky says rewriting the rules of computer science is the way to avoid bugs, attacks, and other vulnerabilities.


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Social Media Olympics Becoming Social Media Headache

July 31st, 2012
London 2012 billed itself as the "first social media Olympics," but that hasn't necessarily been a good thing so far. A Los Angeles-based correspondent for the UK newspaper The Independent was banned from Twitter for publishing the email address of Gary Zenkel, who is in charge of NBC's Olympic coverage. The British correspondent, Guy Adams, took to Twitter to decry NBC's decision to run the Opening Ceremony on a tape delay. The ceremony started at 4 p.m. Eastern in the U.S., but was not aired on NBC until 7 p.m. Eastern. West Coast viewers had to wait even longer.




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Olympics Tap Big Data To Enhance Security

July 31st, 2012
Olympics crime fighters are using big data analysis techniques to identify suspicious activity, imminent threats, and unexpected holes that attackers could exploit.


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The Enterprise 2.0 Backlog: 100 Ideas

July 31st, 2012
Some of the ideas on this list are quirky, but they'll get your creative juices flowing as you dive into the execution phase of the E2.0 revolution.


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Marketing Services Simplify Social Post Timing

July 31st, 2012
Sprout Social and HootSuite both add automation and optimization for social post timing. HootSuite also introduces bidirectional integrations with Zendesk, Evernote, and Storify.


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