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U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Robert Silvers says his purpose in speaking at the Security of Things Forum in Cambridge on Thursday wasn’t to scare anyone, but then he went ahead and called on everyone in the room to “accelerate everything you’re doing” to secure the internet of things.
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Between the new AirPods and stereo speakers, audio was one of the biggest stories with the new Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. But it was hissing sounds reportedly coming from the new phones when their A10 Fusion CPU is under heavy load that were grabbing headlines over the weekend.
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A Kickstarter project for glowing Bluetooth beacons designed to make your smartphone more useful has blown past its $20K goal with about a week to go.
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Many would like to see famed whistleblower Edward Snowden face the music for releasing classified information from the NSA a few years back, but who knew his actions would wind up having an impact on the music world itself?
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Having seen all sorts of makeshift fixes – from post-it notes to bandages to condom wrappers – used to block Wi-Fi access point LEDs from beaming and sometimes blinking, some IT shops have begun turning off the lights altogether even though it can make their jobs a little tougher.
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#iphone7  +Edible Apple  #bingo  Download your very own Apple lingo bingo card and play along during Wednesday's iPhone 7 announcement
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A new survey released this week reveals that while a little more than half of state CIOs surveyed consider mobile devices and apps an essential or high priority, relatively few state government apps are mobile ready or are being used by employees and external users on mobile devices.
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The FBI has issued a plea for those who have been hit by ransomware to report this to federal law enforcement so that the country can get a better sense of just how bad this problem really is.
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An overabundance of blinking, beaming LEDs on network and other gear is driving sysadmins and others crazy, and some are doing something about it.
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Reading about Cisco exec Rob Soderbery's departure from the company, I couldn't help thinking back to the first time I came across the enterprise products muckety-muck: Back at Interop 2013 in Las Vegas, where Soderbery took on Cleveland Cavalier star Kyrie Irving in a basketball shooting contest in the name of IoT marketing.
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Here’s what Apple showed off on Wednesday, after the usual months of teasing.
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If you've got 2 hours to spare on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 1PM EST, here's how to catch the livestream of the Tim Cook & Co., show revealing what's expected to be the iPhone 7, possibly a new Apple Watch and the latest on iOS 10.
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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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