PayPal, Nok Nok Labs, Agnitio, Validity Sensors, Lenovo and Infineon Technologies formed a coalition called the Fast Identity Online (FIDO) Alliance to develop a standards-based open approach that automatically detects when a FIDO-enabled device is present and offers users the option to replace passwords with more secure authentication techniques such as [...]

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The news came out last February 4 as he addressed the employees as the new CEO in the presence of outgoing officer, Steve Ballmer and company founder Bill Gates. The event took place in their office in Redmond, Washington.

Nadella said in his first announcement as CEO  that he has his mind [...]

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After months of research, analysis and interviews with various candidates, the special committee to find the gem to replace Steve Ballmer to head Microsoft has finally delivered its verdict! Microsoft has appointed Satya Nadella, a manager in charge of the division that sends software and services via the Internet, as the [...]

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If a toast charred, Google wants to know about the future. The Internet giant sets big jump on the bandwagon with networked home automation and in particular Internet of Things. For this purpose, the group absorbs the company of an old Apple inventor.

Google buys the company Nest Labs, Inc., for [...]

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McAfee Labs expects that in 2014 the majority of the innovation in the field of cyber threats will focus on mobile platforms. Thus, the range of ransomware – malware files on a computer hostage by encrypting them – would sharply increase for mobile devices this year.

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The Internet of Things will reach 26 billion connected devices in 2020, with an exponential growth of 30 times the installed base in 2009, when connected devices in the web were just 900 million.

According to a new research by Gartner, The Internet of Things (IoT), which excludes PCs, tablets and [...]

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The International Data Corporation (IDC) has published the first in a series of industry and technology-specific predictions of information and telecommunications technology industry (ICT) for the coming year. IDC predictions for 2014 are strongly influenced by the third platform as the next platform in the industry for growth and innovation on the [...]

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Monthly use of data via Wi-Fi and mobile networks is 44 percent higher on smartphones with a screen larger than 4.5 inches compared to smartphones with a smaller screen. Data usage over Wi-Fi on smartphones with screens larger than 4.5 inch is up an average of 7.2 gigabytes per month compared to [...]

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The Internet now touches all aspects of our lives, because it links the various devices, from smartphones and tablets to systems that are used in areas such as public and personal security, surveillance, navigation, health, comfort and leisure.

The ARM microprocessor has come a long way in the processing integrated techniques. But [...]

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CloudTimes will continue its media partnership with GSMA for the 2014 Mobile World Congress. It will be held 24-27 February 2014 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain.

The Mobile World Congress is the cornerstone of the Mobile World Capital, which will be hosted in Barcelona from 2013 to 2018. The [...]

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With the aim of offering an assessment of the current situation of mobile computing and current threats to protect them, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has published a guide specializing in critical areas with recommendations on best practices in this area.

The CSA has updated its Cloud Control Matrix (CCM) with [...]

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CloudTimes is proud to be a media sponsor of this year’s TC3 conference, organized by the Telecom Council.

Telecom’s most important innovation strategy executives will gather this September for TC3 2013:  A 2-day summit which highlights the relationship between the companies building communication networks, with the people innovating [...]

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The Aberdeen Group states that cloud is the core, mobile its edge and social the connections are lie between endpoints. It places the disruptive technologies that are transforming businesses in context, and describes the technical and services infrastructure needed to provide that ideal end‐user experience where everyone’s connected (social), everywhere they go [...]

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After three months of closed testing since April 23 for its alpha version, BitTorrent Sync has now reached beta version. The decentralized file-synchronization tool released last week its beta version with its additional enhancements called the SyncArchive, and its new feature that allows mobile device access and support.

The Sync software from [...]

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Forrester released the data of its annual survey on IT spending worldwide and detects areas with higher spending, including apps and tablets.

Forrester Research annual report on worldwide IT spending split the amount of 2.06 trillion dollars spent this year from businesses and governments between hardware, software and services related to [...]

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Open-Xchange has been in the market for more than 10 years, since it began its operations in 2005. The company was one of the pioneers of SaaS (software-as-a-service) that provided innovative, open-source and cost effective means of business management and cloud solutions. Since then, email handling and other web-based [...]

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