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It’s up to the potential victim—the user—YOU—to make your computer or smartphone very difficult for Joe Hackster to infiltrate. Passwords Being that cyber crime has been a fixture of modern living for over a decade, you’d think that everyone and his brother would know to use strong, ...

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In the last decade the cheap computing available through the cloud has revolutionized the way startups do business. Starting with AWS, the cloud has made it infinitely easier and cheaper for small tech startups to build their product. Now, according to leading VC Accel Partners, a new trend is driving ...

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Big news in the cloud cybersecurity world. Ciphercloud has just raised a major Series B round of $50 million dollars. Transamerica Ventures led the round, joined by Delta Partners, and existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and T-Venture, the venture capital arm of Deutsche Telekom. This Series B is on top ...

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Big news out of the enterprise IT startup world. Mirantis, the pure-play cloud open standard OpenStack startup, has just announced $100 million in Series B funding led by Insight Venture Partners. This brings the total amount of money raised by Mirantis to $120 million. In its announcement of the acquisition, ...

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While all the recent hype on Apple has focused on their new iPhone 6 release, Apple is beginning to make a push into the enterprise. And they’re doing so in a rather unusual partnership. The maker of the ultimate snazzy B2C focused products is teaming up with IBM in ...

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As revelations about NSA spying and an exponential increase in malicious hacking continue to come out, more and more people are concerned with the security of their online communications, especially e-mail.  One startup taking advantage of the general trend towards people and companies wanting increased privacy is secure e-mail app ...

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As Amazon, Google, Microsoft and others continue to battle it out for cloud dominance, each company is looking to gain every advantage they can. This is especially true for Microsoft and Google, as AWS already has such a dominant position in cloud computing that the onus is on others ...

VMWare has just purchased mobile device management (MDM) startup AirWatch for $1.5 billion. IT departments use Airwatch to provide comprehensive management of employees’ mobile devices, from monitoring what is done on them, how and when they are updated and what apps and content are on employees’ devices. Perhaps ...

If asked to pick major global trends, you could do pretty well simply by naming the rise of China and the move to cloud computing. Well as it turns out, we have seen a series of announcements from major IT vendors about their plans for the Chinese market. First it ...

In a recent interview, we enjoyed taking the opportunity to profile Mirantis, one of the leading cloud computing providers using the open source cloud OS OpenStack. While Amazon Web Services remains the ‘big dog’ of the cloud computing world, many enterprises are looking at open sourece solution for the ...

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