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Accellion tackles secure mobile content updates

  Pretty much every cloud file-sharing company is scrambling to differentiate in an increasingly commoditized market. Accellion‘s value proposition relies heavily on the company’s ability to turn its offering, kiteworks, into a platform that supports secure mobile collaboration leveraging existing content management applications. The technology—set to be released commercially in December—includes a set of application… Read more →

Zero Day Weekly: Sony’s epic hack, Home Depot lawsuits, Regin malware

Welcome to Zero Day’s Week In Security, our roundup of notable security news items for the week ending November 28, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more. This week, Sony Pictures was critically compromised, Home Depot got hit with 44 lawsuits over its breach, Craigslist got DNS hijacked, the SEA made a comeback, and much… Read more →

Zero Day Weekly: Sony’s epic hack, Home Depot lawsuits, Regin malware

Welcome to Zero Day’s Week In Security, our roundup of notable security news items for the week ending November 28, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more. This week, Sony Pictures was critically compromised, Home Depot got hit with 44 lawsuits over its breach, Craigslist got DNS hijacked, the SEA made a comeback, and much… Read more →

Poland slammed over holes in cyber-defence landscape

Polish institutions are ill-prepared for cyberattacks and are not cooperating well enough to be effective in tackling online threats, according to a state auditor. According to Poland’s Supreme Audit Office (NIK), state agencies as well as other government institutions are not collaborating enough and lack the expertise to deal with new security threats, department director… Read more →

Two-thirds of iPhone and iPad users now running iOS 8.0/8.1

It’s been slow progress, but figures released by Apple show that iOS 8.0/8.1 usage has finally hit the 60 percent mark. See also: Compared to iOS, Android Lollipop adoption rates suck Data released by Apple shows that almost two thirds of users accessing the Apple App Store are currently running iOS 8 or above, with 35 percent… Read more →

Stanford professor and entrepreneur Steve Blank on startups, pivots, and corporate innovation

Steve Blank is among the most respected authors and teachers in the world on the topic of modern startups. His work at Stanford, Columbia, and NYU is a global model for entrepreneurial education. Beyond that, the U.S. National Science Foundation Innovation Corps uses Steve’s approach as an important foundation for technology transfer between the federal government… Read more →

Black Friday: The best tech you can buy without breaking the bank

Summary: Buying tech on a budget? These 16 gadgets are the very best on the market for their price — from speakers to content streamers, coffee machines, and computer peripherals. By Zack Whittaker for Between the Lines | November 28, 2014 — 12:30 GMT (04:30 PST) Follow @zackwhittaker By Zack Whittaker for Between the Lines | November 28, 2014… Read more →

Narrative Science lands $10 million in funding, USAA as customer

Narrative Science, which specializes in software that can take data and turn it into a narrative, landed $10 million in additional funding and USAA as a customer. USAA, a large insurance and financial services company that focuses on U.S. military customers and their families, also invested in the company. Narrative Sciences said the venture round… Read more →

How to make the most of bringing the iPad to work

Your work tasks may not support the use of an iPad, but Apple’s tablet works well for many. Whether you’re thinking of bringing your own iPad to work or have had one supplied by your employer, a few simple steps will help you get the most out of your little cubicle mate. (Image: James Kendrick/ZDNet)… Read more →

Hands-on with the Raspberry Pi Model B+

There have been a several interesting new hardware announcements from the Raspberry Pi Foundation this year.  Sometimes I wonder how they do it all – with so much involvement in education, development of new hardware and software, and the many Pi user groups and events. It really is quite impressive. On the hardware front this… Read more →

Jolla’s $1m assault on the tablet market: Is the world ready for a new kind of slate?

The Jolla Tablet. Image: Jolla It’s been a good week for Finnish mobile maker Jolla. Last Wednesday it announced a crowdfunding campaign to bring its first tablet to the market. Since then, the campaign has raised over $1.3m — triple the company’s original goal. Despite far outstripping its original funding goal of $380,000 within the… Read more →