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The top 3 disruptive FinTech technologies to watch in 2018

FinTech will benefit from three technologies that are expected to expand the usefulness of big data, offer more secure and responsive applications and exponentially grow computational performance.

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5 clever little iCloud tips you’ll probably use

iCloud online provides you with some useful little features you may want to use.

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Crank up your Chromebook's cloud-connecting power

With a few simple tweaks, your Chromebook can become an even more connected part of your cloud-centric setup.

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IoT could be the killer app for blockchain

The Internet of Things is in search of a secure method for automating processes and exchanging data in real time to speed transactions; blockchain could be a perfect fit.

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Apple ‘raised the bar’ for enterprise IT

If you can determine the vitality of a platform within a sector by the activity it generates, then the appearance of a new Apple in an enterprise-focused start-up speaks volumes.

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The way blockchain-based cryptocurrencies are governed could soon change

Proof of Work algorithms, which govern how bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies run, have proven slow and costly. So developers are eyeing a faster and more efficient algorithm: Proof of Stake.

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Flaccid phone features foment ‘flagship fatigue’

The smartphone market isn’t growing. Average phone prices are declining. And brash smartphone startups are going out of business. That’s the good news.

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Gartner: Enterprises should demand 2 full years of Windows 10 support

Two analysts said corporate users should push Microsoft to turn a temporary 24-month Windows 10 support lifecycle into a permanent fixture.

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Is Microsoft avoiding the Win10 (1803) upgrade on PCs running Avast?

Several Win10 version 1803 upgraders have raised a red flag about Avast antivirus: After running the upgrade, PCs hit blue screens with nonsensical options. Now, there appears to be an official note on the Avast forum that says...

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WWDC: The evolution of Apple’s Siri

A look at the many Siri enhancements Apple has introduced at WWDC over the years.

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De Beers and other jewelry industry giants create blockchains to verify gems

The world's major jewelry and gem businesses are deploying a blockchain electronic ledgers that will verify the origins of their products, all the way from the mines to the retail cases.

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Blockchain will be the killer app for supply chain management in 2018

The distributed ledger technology that underpins cryptocurrencies is now poised to disrupt supply chain management – especially in the global shipping industry.

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Forget Windows; Microsoft is now all about the cloud

The OS is no longer the heart and soul of the company, and Microsoft knows it.

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Will blockchain run afoul of GDPR? (Yes and no)

The immutable nature of blockchain networks could break Europe's new GDPR rules. But when implemented properly, the distributed ledger technology could also be part of the solution for compliance.

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6 trends shaping IT cloud strategies today

From multi-cloud strategies to cost containment and container orchestration, CIOs are getting more pragmatic and prudent when taking advantage of the cloud’s economies of scale.

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Honeypots and the evolution of botnets | Salted Hash Ep 23

Host Steve Ragan reports from the show floor at RSA 2018, talking with guest Israel Barak, CISO at Cybereason, about his firm's recent honeypot research, which gathered information showing how the bot landscape is evolving.

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What is the cloud-native approach?

In this 60-second video, learn how the cloud-native approach is changing the way enterprises structure their technologies, from Craig McLuckie, founder and CEO of Heptio, and one of the inventors of open-source system Kubernetes

Don't know about the pony, but that dog won't hunt

This vendor's free workshop on machine learning and big data is really a sales pitch for letting users create their own personal clouds. What could go wrong with that?

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