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It’s been almost exactly 10 months since IBM formally launched its analytics-infused messaging system called Verse, and while the company’s announcement of “software for a new way to work” generated a relatively positive blast of press and analyst coverage, buzz about the cloud-first product has dwindled since. So I went in search of signs of excitement, or even signs of life, for Verse upon heading to the IBM Connect conference this week in Orla...
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Running timeline of mainly enterprise networking and computing startups that have received funding in 2016
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Here’s a look at 15 big data and analytics companies that have raised funding over the past six or so months. Most focus on helping companies make sense of their oodles of data, sometimes for customer service, sometimes for IT purposes and sometimes for security reasons. And not all of them are brand new firms.
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The Cape Cod police department made what you might call a stunning discovery on New Year's Eve: A young intoxicated man illegally in possession of an electroshock device that looked an awful lot like an Apple iPhone.
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It’s not that the biggest names in enterprise IT and networking aren’t good places to work, according to employees submitting reviews to jobs and career marketplace Glassdoor. It’s just that they aren’t “Amazing!” or “Great!” places to work, according to Glassdoor’s list of the 50 Best Places to Work in 2016.
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Best Buy, Target and eBay want you to splurge for an Apple Watch for Black Friday 2015 or Cyber Monday 2015
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Apple iPhone fans have barely had a chance to snuggle up to the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus and already the iPhone 7 concept designs are spilling forth. Here's a look at some of the nicer ones.
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One way Apple could head off complaints that its iPhone 7 smartphones are simply incremental improvements over recent models would be by making the devices Li-Fi ready out of the box. This & more Apple rumors...
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Networking and computing vendors have a long history of using famous songs to help market their offerings, and also have a tradition of reinventing themselves over and over. So it's no surprise that David Bowie's Changes would wind up in at least one major ad campaign.
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Acacia Communications, an optical networking company that boosts bandwidth for cloud and other service providers, today filed for an IPO -- a rarity during a year in which the number of tech companies going public is at its lowest since 2009, the year Acacia launched. #IPO  
Acacia Communications, an optical networking company that boosts bandwidth for cloud and other service providers, Monday filed for an IPO -- a rarity during a year in which the number of tech companies going public is at its lowest since 2009, the year Acacia launched.
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Verizon, Amazon and Newegg get in on Black Friday 2015 tech deal bonanza with free wireless data, cut-rate Kindles and Windows 10 discounts among the bargains.
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Social media/Editor/writer
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Social media enthusiast (aka Alpha Doggs) and tech industry editor/writer for Network World especially interested in network research from university and other labs & network industry startups. Most interested in following what CIOs, network architects, net/sys admins and other network pros have to say. Use both a MacBook Pro and a Lenovo Windows 7 PC

Community journalism on the side with The Swellesley Report re: Wellesley Mass. Using Wordpress

Collect insects (some live, like hissing cockroaches, others are pinned on the bug board)

Running, basketball, coaching kid sports, candlepin bowling, hiking, kayaking, rowing, indie music & more for hobbies.
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1-time Guinness World Record for yo-yo endurance. Have hit at Fenway Park, made a 3-pointer at Boston Garden, run the Boston Marathon, rowed the Head of the Charles, taken part in the National Toboggan Championship
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Suburban Boston