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Will There Be Enough Votes To Oust Sepp Blatter?

In about five hours, while you are sleeping soundly, FIFA will begin voting in Zurich for its next president. The secret ballot will be held by the …

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The Rise of OpenID Connect - InC-Federation

The Rise of OpenID Connect<p>The OpenID Connect standard was ratified by the membership of the OpenID Foundation on February 26, 2014. The developers of …

Home - Walk London

Welcome to Walk London<p><i>The walking weekend project has now drawn to a close. Transport for London (TfL) would like to thank you for your support and</i> …

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Identity: The Connective Tissue of the Internet of Things

Image copyright Eric Krouse<p>During a presentation at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Technology Conference, Marc Benioff mentioned something …

6 Words You Should Say Today

Very rarely does one sentence have immediate impact on me.<p>Very rarely does one sentence change the way I interact with my family.<p>But this one did. It was not from Henry Thoreau or some renowned child psychologist. It was invaluable feedback from children themselves. And if I've learned anything on …

Dave Grohl And Krist Novoselic Share Memories, Unreleased Tracks From 'In Utero'

Few bands ever reach the popularity, influence and status of the early-'90s rock group Nirvana. Anyone who's old enough to remember knows that the trio from Aberdeen, Wash., helped pioneer grunge rock. But more than that, Nirvana became a symbol for an entire generation of ideas and popular …

Connecting everything: A conversation with Cisco’s Padmasree Warrior

Cisco’s chief technology and strategy officer describes how the exponential growth of connectivity between people and devices, both mobile and …

Heed the new age of anxiety rather than bemoaning it

If the postwar age of anxiety was supposed to have ended 30 or 40 years ago, a swath of media articles now suggest a dramatic comeback. A new and …

10 Ways to Reduce Rigidness, Decrease Anxiety, Increase Flexibility, and Have More Fun

Structure, organization, and consistency are highly encouraged in the workplace, at school, or in parenting. But how much is too much? At what point do we become too rigid and inflexible?<p>As a clinical psychologist, I'm not surprised that I frequently see rigidness in individuals who are depressed …

7 Habits for an Empowered Life

Habits are behaviors we choose both consciously and subconsciously. They define the outcome of our days. Positive, productive habits give us better outcomes than destructive habits, and the most powerful habits are those that begin with understanding and controlling your thoughts. Though the …

DVR Alert: “Such a Gorgeous Kid Like Me”

François Truffaut’s best film—a phrase I don’t toss out lightly—is also among his rarest; I mean “A Gorgeous Girl Like Me” (also known as “Such a Gorgeous Kid Like Me”), from 1972, which will, happily, be shown tonight on TCM at 2:15 <i>A.M.</i> E.T. I wrote about it in the magazine when it played in New …

With $5.4M, Ayla Networks builds an internet of things platform with close ties to the chip world

I’ve covered at least seven internet of things platforms in the last few months and talked to even more, but I’ve been excited about Ayla Networks …

The internet of things may drive you nuts before it makes things better

The scariest thing anyone has ever said to me about the internet of things wasn’t about the NSA spying on my gadgets or that someone might hack my …

Bringing your own device to retailing brings dollars - Media Releases - CIO

Cisco, one of the world’s major IT systems vendors, argues that BYOD can bring significant benefits to retail organisations and to those in the …

What We’re Reading: Summer Edition, Volume II

<i>Summer reading plans and aspirations from the New Yorker staff. This second installment follows part one.</i><p>As the addled dad of a toddler and an infant, the only time I’m able to indulge in uninterrupted pleasure reading is when I’m travelling—for work. I recently read Brendan Koerner’s stylish paean …

Microsoft Banned Google, VMware, Salesforce Employees From Its Big Conference This Week

But Microsoft has flat-out said that if you work for three of its rivals, you can't come to its Worldwide Partner Conference, as first spotted by the VAR Guy.<p>The WPC conference is happening this week in Houston and it's where people who sell Microsoft products meet to learn the latest from the …

Identity and Device Aware IT Platforms Make Life Easier

Life is generally a lot easier when you have all the facts. Especially if those facts are actually accurate. Nowhere does this ring more true than in the life of an IT professional.<p>Often times a day in an IT shop is a lot like that grade school game of telephone where information gets passed down …

Some final notes on Cisco Live

Some last notes and thoughts from Cisco's Cisco Live conference in Orlando this week, where the company announced new enterprise and data center core …

Cisco Has Quietly Launched A New 500-Employee Business Unit

Cisco has quietly launched a new business unit to go after that cash.<p>The market is called the Internet of Things, though Cisco likes to call it the Internet of Everything, and the new Internet of Things business unit was announced at its Cisco Live conference going on in Orlando this week.<p>IoT …

You Have No Control Over Security on the Feudal Internet

Facebook regularly abuses the privacy of its users. Google has stopped supporting its popular RSS feeder. Apple prohibits all iPhone apps that are political or sexual. Microsoft might be cooperating with some governments to spy on Skype calls, but we don’t know which ones. Both Twitter and LinkedIn …

Realizing the Benefits of the Internet of Everything for Customer Experience, Part 2 ‘Design Thinking’ the Customer Experience of the Future

The early days of the Internet were a heady time of reimagining, rethinking, and, in effect, “e-enabling” a staggering range of business processes. Today, we stand on the cusp of an equally momentous paradigm shift driven by an explosion in connectivity—not just among devices, but also encompassing …

Realizing the Benefits of Internet of Everything for Customer Experience: Part 1 #IoE

We’re entering the age of the Internet of Everything (IoE), which is about connecting the Internet to the physical world (people, process, data, and things). We’re early in the process, with approximately 10 billion devices already connected. By 2020, Cisco projects that this number will reach 50 …