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How to use BeyondCorp to ditch your VPN, improve security and go to the cloud

The BeyondCorp security engineering team at Google just announced their fourth research paper: Migrating to BeyondCorp: Maintaining Productivity …

Employment

The API for your bank account

The preferred business model of the incumbent screen-scrapers seems to be:<p>Provide a poor quality product<br>• Charge you a large setup fee<br>• Make you commit …

Customers

Billions of Bluetooth devices could get hit by this attack

More than 5.3 billion devices with Bluetooth signals are at risk of a malware attack newly identified by an internet of things security company.<p>If you're not keeping count, that's most of the estimated 8.2 billion devices that use Bluetooth, which allows for our gadgets to connect and communicate …

What is DevOps and why does it matter?

Many of us have heard of DevOps but far fewer could define it. So just what is it?<br>To read this article, click here: …

Visualizing Docker Containers and Images

I tagged the following tech2watch article, click this link to read it. http://ift.tt/1Vslvo0<br>In this sense it is certainly convenient, but potentially …

Chatbots Are Back And They’re About to Take Over

Bots that help you take care of everyday tasks could be the next big thing.<br>To read this article, click here: …

Docker clusters from the ground up: front-end reverse proxy (Part 1)

I tagged the following tech2watch article, click this link to read it. http://ift.tt/1nl5Dcy<br>The Swarm is here. It is here to help us developers focus …

What are containers and why do you need them?

What can containers do for you? Here are 10 frequently asked questions about application container technology, in general, and Docker, in …

Forget Bitcoin — What Is the Blockchain and Why Should You Care?

Griffin PowerDock Now Shipping

Griffin Technology announced today it's begun shipping its PowerDock Pro, a five-bay charging system that powers up to five iOS or Android devices at …

Microsoft's Outlook email app arrives on the Apple Watch

Microsoft has been a strong supporter of the Apple Watch, and that's continuing today with the release of Outlook for Apple Watch. If you have been using the Outlook email app for iOS then it already works relatively well with the Apple Watch, but the latest update makes it easier to see full …

Motorola doubles down on Moto X with Style and Play, and updates Moto G

Say hello to the new generation of Moto smartphones.<p>Motorola, a unit of Chinese consumer electronics giant Lenovo, on Tuesday unveiled the Moto X Style . In the US, the phone will be known as the Moto X Pure Edition and will have universal LTE banding, allowing it to work in any carrier. It will …

BlackBerry teams up with Android: for real this time

This afternoon BlackBerry has announced that it’s teaming up with Google to bring a more secure version of Android to the public. They’ll be bringing …

Android News

Apple Just Turned The iPad Into A Real Computer With QuickType

It’s just a keyboard, and so it should be limited to keys.<p>But with the new version of iOS 9 for iPad, announced at WWDC, the touch-sensitive QuickType keyboard now has the ability to transform into a trackpad whenever you set down two fingers on the keyboard portion of the screen. Simply move those …

Apple

Post-PC Era Or The Beginning Of The Personal Computing Era?

If there ever was an oxymoron, “personal computer” is it. What exactly is personal about the personal computer? The problem is that the term personal …

Sharing what’s up our sleeve: Android coming to wearables

Motorola Unveils Moto 360, an Android-Based Smartwatch Coming This Summer

The device, which runs Google's wearable software, will go on sale this summer, starting with the U.S.<p>Hot on the heels of Google’s announcement of Android Wear, Motorola on Tuesday took the covers off Moto 360, its Android-based smartwatch.<p>The device, which runs Google’s wearable software, will go …

Google introduces Android Wear; here comes my Google Now watch

Now that it dominates the market share for phones and tablets, Google’s(s goog) Android is moving on to your wrist. The company announced Android …

Google reveals Android Wear, an operating system for smartwatches

Smartwatches coming soon from Motorola, Samsung, LG, and more<p>Google is officially getting into wearables. The company has announced Android Wear, a version of the operating system designed specifically for wearable devices. To start with, the system is made for smartwatches, and Google is moving …

Tablets Expected to Outsell PCs by 2015

Whether you prefer the iPad, Galaxy Tab or Kindle Fire, the tablet market has become a big part of the mobile computing landscape. In fact, studies …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These apps are helpful even if you've got a built-in battery-saving feature to help you in a dire situation, …

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