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It's time to face the ugly reality of face recognition

Most forms of biometric data are hard to get, and you usually need someone's permission to capture fingerprint or iris scans. But anyone can take a picture of your face.

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Watson could keep business and world leaders from looking like idiots

Columnist Rob Enderle writes that an AI system like IBM’s Watson could help assure that U.S. Presidents and CEOs apply the hard-learned lessons of their predecessors to cut down on failures and repeat successes.

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Is Snapchat building the iPhone killer?

Snapchat's parent company has hired mobile engineering and design talent away from Apple, HTC, and Google. Could a Snapchat phone be in the works?

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How CIOs can master key tech trends to drive change

Accenture’s 2017 Technology Vision examines opportunities for CIOs to harness technology to help workers achieve more.

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Network World Pi Day Challenge

Network World editors Keith Shaw and Brandon Butler compete against each other to see who can recite more digits of Pi in honor of Pi Day. Which editor wins and gets to put a pie in the face of the loser?

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Anything you post can and will be used against you

Sure, the CIA can hack your TV, but public posts on Facebook could really hurt you.

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CIO Quick Takes: What's your strategic focus?

What are the top priorities for CIOs and other IT leaders for the new year? Thirty weigh in and share their strategic plans.

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Why Trumpcare will be worse than Obamacare

Rob Enderle writes that fixing a bad process starts with a focus on the original goal. Unfortunately, the Trump administration seems to have lost sight of the actual goal surrounding replacing and repealing the Affordable Care Act and...

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Pi Day Challenge: Live on March 14!

To celebrate the 2017 Pi Day, Network World editors Brandon Butler and Keith Shaw are preparing for the Network World Pi Day Challenge. Who can recite more digits of Pi? The winner gets to put a pie into the face of the loser....

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No, tiny keypads aren't becoming cool again

You might think BlackBerry's KeyOne and the Nokia 3310 are the start of a renaissance for physical keypads on our phones, but you'd be wrong.

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Addressing ambiguity on your IT team: A meeting of the minds

Some people have a high tolerance for ambiguity when they tackle projects, and others want all the answers before they do anything. But it is possible for them to get along.

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iPhone 8: New secrets revealed?

It’s promising to be a big year for the iPhone 8 and we already have our fair share of rumors, from a FaceTime camera suited for augmented reality to an OLED bar replacing the physical Home button.

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Lifelong learning is no longer optional

Organizations need to encourage employees to continue acquiring new skills throughout their careers.

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The top 3 reasons why employees quit

A new report studied the factors that predict whether an employee will stay with their current employer or quit.

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It’s time to tax the robots

That proposal, from Bill Gates, could do much to ease the social strains caused by automation.

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How YouTube TV will kill cable

YouTube's new live TV service will make TV mobile, flexible, easy, competitive and super profitable for Google.

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Uber’s CEO needs some serious mentoring – fast

Uber’s Travis Kalanick lacks the experience to be an effective CEO, writes columnist Rob Enderle The answer is getting him a mentor, perhaps Joe Trucci.

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Why Apple won’t ditch Lightning for USB-C in the next iPhone

Apple no doubt has big plans for its upcoming iPhone, but eliminating the Lightning connector and replacing it with USB-C isn't among them.

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