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Ken Hess
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Summary:Southern California Edison IT workers have just now experienced IT's foul-tasting offshored amuse-bouche. The main course is much harder to swallow, but at least they're getting some attention over it.
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Summary:Red Hat's newest push in the virtualization realm is containers. You know, the good old BSD jail-type containers that leverages your hardware better than any other virtualization technology? Yes, that one.
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Summary:With the price of Bitcoin dropping faster than Congressional approval ratings, it's time to take a closer look at the world's most popular and most controversial cryptocurrency.
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Summary:If you're tired of SharePoint's clunky administration, its difficult-to-manage security, and even more difficult to design interface, then you need to check out M-Files for your business CMS.
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Summary:System monitoring can be expensive and difficult, but it doesn't have to be. Pulseway changes the enterprise monitoring and management game with its mobile management solution. Now you can receive alerts and manage your systems from anywhere on any device. Monitor and manage all of your Windows, Linux, and Mac servers and workstations with a simple app on your mobile device.
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Senator Tom Coburn's office finally got around to answering my letter concerning the illegality of Bitcoin. I'm happy to report that he agrees with me that Bitcoin is illegal in the United States.
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Summary:Net neutrality is one of the most controversial topics affecting millions of users and businesses. Find out what it's all about in this interview with Net Neutrality expert, Keao Caindec of 365 Data Centers.
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Ah, thanks for that. Everyone else is blaming my son or everything but the phone.
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Summary:Santa Claus brought me 16 GB of RAM for my Mac mini and Ho, Ho, Holy cow, what a huge difference it makes in performance.
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Summary:In this podcast, I interview best-selling author Jeffrey Robinson, who recently released, "Bitcon: The naked truth about bitcoin." All you need to know about Bitcoin is in this interview and in the book--available on Amazon now.
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Summary:The Samsung 850 EVO Series SSDs are out and they're fast, furious, and in fabulous 3D. Check out Samsung's newest SSDs by the numbers on Linux and on Windows.
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Barbie apparently fails as a computer engineer as Mattel removes 'Barbie: I can be a Computer Engineer' book from all sales outlets.
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In a separate battle, 50 something Barbie/Mattel lost to youthful Elsa/Disney - http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/12/03/barbie-bitch-slapped-by-elsa.aspx.  But age is not the cause of decline.  Fool's Digest version: "But there's a good reason why Anna and Elsa are popular. They represent strong female characters in the movie. Although outdoorsman Kristoff is a helping, supporting character, it is the two sisters who drive the story and bring about the resolution to the movie's conflicts. There's no Prince Charming to ride to the rescue. Yet the girls are not necessarily prissy princesses either."  Maybe something is wrong with the White Knight's horse.  Maybe unicorn is better to entice girls...
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