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Iowa Pursues a Virtual Driver’s License App

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Uber Pledges to Strengthen Background Checks for Drivers

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BlackBerry Classic arrives touting what’s old is new again

One of BlackBerry‘s biggest bets to turn around the beleaguered phone maker’s future is finally here. Dubbed the BlackBerry Classic, the Canadian tech giant is emphasizing an intentional return to the drawing board as one of the biggest selling points here, resting on elements such as the physical QWERTY keyboard and trackpad still synonymous with BlackBerry name. BlackBerry Passport: Can… Read more →

Salesforce releases universal file sharing service Files Connect

CRM provider Salesforce on Wednesday announced the general release of its enterprise grade file sharing service Files Connect. First teased more than a year ago, Files Connect provides a single access point to file repositories, allowing users to access files directly from Salesforce without moving them from their original location. By providing a so-called universal file system, Salesforce says it’s… Read more →

The Internet of Things: Connected animals

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One month with the Sony Xperia Z3: 10 reasons it’s my favorite Android smartphone

It’s now been over a month since I bought my Sony Xperia Z3 and it continues to serve as my primary phone on T-Mobile. The fantastic Sony SmartWatch 3 helps make my mobile experience complete, but there are also several reasons the Z3 remains my favorite Android device. Here’s my top 10 reasons the Z3 is my current top phone,… Read more →

Red Hat joins the IBM Power8 party

Red Hat has announced the launch of its Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for IBM’s Power Systems. This announcement, along with an earlier announcement made jointly by IBM and SUSE, means that enterprises ought to consider whether x86-based solutions are the only game in town. Here’s what Red Hat has to say about this announcement Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for POWER… Read more →

Throwback BlackBerry Classic Hits the Right Keys

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Daily Report: Google’s Detractors Lobby State Attorneys General

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Google: Mark HTTP pages as insecure

On the Chromium Security web site, Google has put out a proposal for comment that user agents, such as web browsers, should flag all plain HTTP web pages as insecure. Google has been taking an assertive and aggressive stance on advancing the use of SSL/TLS on the Internet and in strengthening those protocols. In 2014 alone they have: Accelerated the… Read more →

Hortonworks expands certification program, looks to accelerate enterprise Hadoop adoption

Fresh off of its Wall Street debut, open-source Hadoop purveyor Hortonworks has extended its technology partner program with the addition of three new certifications. The Palo Alto-based company says the new certifications are aimed at accelerating Hadoop adoption in the enterprise – which is obviously where Hortonworks is focused in terms of future growth – by supporting key capabilities required… Read more →