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Ode to a node: Sampling technology’s musical side

Rather than simply being a tool for recording and playback, technology has also inspired and generated original music over the years

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CIO says blockchain 'will heavily impact' financial services

Oliver Bussmann, CIO of UBS, says the blockchain technology underlying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can pare transaction processing time from days to minutes. Under his leadership, UBS is building innovation centers where...

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At what point do white hat hackers cross the ethical line?

If the intention is pure, does that make it ok?

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DCHQ Releases Docker management product into GA with 35 enterprise users

Who said that startups are all about marketing and buzz and can't expect to actually have customers using their products? DCHQ pours scorn on that view with a product launch that already claims enterprise users.

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Tested: How Flash destroys your browser's performance

It’s a memory hog -- and we’ve got the numbers to prove it.

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First Look: LibreOffice 5.0 free and open source suite

LibreOffice 5.0 is here!The landmark 5.0 release of LibreOffice, generally considered the strongest FOSS alternative to Microsoft Office as a productivity suite, is officially out today. The new version packs a lot of visible and...

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Pity the poor Windows Phone kids at summer camp [CARTOON]

Summer camp is different now than it used to be

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Replace your NAS with cloud storage: the 8 key requirements

For cloud storage to be useful for unstructured data, it needs to provide equivalent flexibility, performance and productivity as enterprise storage systems

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Let users choose enterprise cloud applications

It will benefit your organization, make you look like a hero and increase your job security


iPhone 7 rumor rollup: Apple’s going to build a bazillion iPhones, but how many will be bought?

This week, you can almost hear the production lines spinning into action in China, churning out iPhone-related rumors and titillation. Here’s the past few days’ worth of innuendo and intrigue about Apple’s next-generation device.

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The era of OpenStack Interoperability will change the cloud as we know it

Support for the new federated identity feature brings us one step closer to the realization of a global network of clouds.

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Hyper-V tuning: Linux virtual machine over iSCSI follow up

The problem and the solution to the Linux virtual machine file system errors I've been experiencing

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Office 365 vs. Google for Work: A cloud comparison for small businesses

With competitive and relatively affordable prices, the choice between Google and Microsoft comes down to comfort, familiarity and brand affinity.

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10 highest-paying IT security jobs

High-profile security breaches, data loss and the need for companies to safeguard themselves against attacks is driving salaries for IT security specialists through the roof. Here are the 10 highest-paying security roles.

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An insider's guide to the private IPv4 market

What you can do to ensure a supply of IPv4 addresses while you're readying your IPv6 network.

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My own personal Comcast customer service horror story

This Comcast customer service nightmare demonstrates how a general lack of competition in the broadband market lets the notorious cable giant repeatedly get away with atrocious service.

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A look at Bleep and what peer-to-peer messaging bodes for the future

Find out about Bleep and why its technology will change expectations for future messaging apps.


Infrastructure Monitoring with Zabbix, Nagios, or other?

What's happening with your infrastructure right now? Is the network healthy? Are all of your servers online and responding? Gaining insight into these things is an important part of a system administrator's life.

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