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MOBILE

New IBM service shines a light on mobile device and app performance

The company is also unveiling cloud-based virtual desktops for mobile devices

iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending July 4

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START-UPS

Here East: The UK's largest tech centre being quietly developed in London's Olympic Park

As Shoreditch rents increase, a new tech playground is spawning

Darktrace, Network Rail and Cisco rewarded for innovation at Techworld Awards

Awards recognise leading innovations across all parts of IT industry.


BIG DATA

Unplugging the data centre

How AMAG Pharmaceuticals rebuilt IT using as little internal infrastructure

How IBM announced System/360 to the world

The enterprise-ready, single architecture mainframe turns 50 this week


NETWORKING

Cisco exec: Turnover in engineering no problem

Engineering reorganisation aims to streamline product development and delivery to customers, says EVP Pankaj Patel.

EE aims to help Wembley become the best-connected stadium in the world

The FA struck a six year partnership deal with EE in February


CLOUD

7 tips for protecting your AWS cloud

Code Spaces was hacked and had to shut down - what can you learn from this?

OpenStack: Still waiting for the users

Vendor support is vital but not enough...


PERSONAL TECH

Boston's Bolt launches hardware companies

With more than a million dollars in prototyping equipment and a wide range of expertise, Bolt helps launch hardware startups

Invasion of the body snatchers: wearable devices are coming for you

Privacy and form-factor are some of the big questions for this emerging category


SECURITY

Mike Lynch-backed Darktrace takes new approach to security

Monitors behaviour of people inside the network instead of trying to keep them out

Google’s 2-Step Verification – why everybody should turn this on now

Google has announced 2-Step Verification using a USB Security Key. But what is 2-Step verification and should more people use it?


APPS

Why Uber's long PR nightmare will end in a user privacy win

Uber's attempts to prove it cares about users' privacy will be good news for the industry

Functional languages rack up best scores for software quality

A study of GitHub projects and the languages used to build them finds that certain language characteristics are more likely to result in better software


OPERATING SYSTEMS

Facebook gives its server racks a Tesla touch

It's using lithium-ion batteries, like those in electric cars, to replace lead-acid batteries for backup power

Microsoft endorses workaround for botched Windows patch KB 3000061

Two weeks after users offered a fix for the MS 14-058/KB 3000061 kernel mode driver installation problem, Microsoft confirms it works


STORAGE

Developers push rival to OpenStack cloud management platform

The Apache Cloudstack's marketing 'stinks' and needs to decide where it's heading

How to pick a CPU when buying servers

As your IT team looks to upgrade your computational and storage systems, be sure you understand the choices and tradeoffs you face regarding your server CPU options. Some of our recommendations may seem, well, counterintuitive



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