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Google Tech to Bring 3D Mapping Smarts to NASA's Space Station Robots

NASA and Google are working together to send new 3D technology aloft to map the International Space Station. Fri, April 18, 2014 Computerworld — NASA and Google are working together to send new 3D technology aloft to map the International Spa...

April 19, 2014 / CIO.com News

Twitter App Downloads Could Put Users at Risk

Conditioning Twitter users that its OK to click on links to download apps could be exploited to distribute malware. Fri, April 18, 2014 PC World — Twitter announced that it is putting its MoPub acquisition to use by enabling Twitter markete...

April 19, 2014 / CIO.com News

Apple has Bigger Plans Than Just Song ID with Shazam Deal

Apple will integrate music identification technology created by Shazam into the next version of iOS, but could go much further than simple song naming. Fri, April 18, 2014 Computerworld — Apple will integrate music identification technology c...

April 19, 2014 / CIO.com News

Major Security Flaws Threaten Satellite Communications

CIO.com Major Security Flaws Threaten Satellite Communications An analysis of satellite communication gear from more than a half-dozen major manufacturers has uncovered critical vulnerabilities that could be exploited to disrupt military operations and ship and aircraft communications. Fri, April...

April 19, 2014 / CIO.com News

Google Invites Glass Wearers to Brave LA's Beaches

Google Invites Glass Wearers to Brave LA's Beaches Owners of the famously geeky glasses are invited to a run this weekend Fri, April 18, 2014 IDG News Service (San Francisco Bureau) — Users of Google Glass will get to meet and compare their techie...

April 18, 2014 / CIO.com News

CIOs Must Bleed Open Source

Many executives say open source gives their organization a competitive advantage, which is one of the reasons why CIOs need to better support open source initiatives.

April 18, 2014 / CIO Insight

Experts: Avoid Big Mistakes with Oracle's Exadata

Experts: Avoid Big Mistakes with Oracle's Exadata Presenters at the recent Collaborate user conference gave their tips Fri, April 18, 2014 IDG News Service (Boston Bureau) — Although Exadata is Oracle's most popular and mature "engineered system,"...

April 18, 2014 / CIO.com News

AMD Steers Clear of Low-cost Tablet Market

AMD says Intel's contra-revenue tablet maker subsidy program is "foreign" to the company Fri, April 18, 2014 IDG News Service (New York Bureau) — Advanced Micro Devices doesn't want its chips in low-priced tablets, and is eager to avoid...

April 18, 2014 / CIO.com News

Telerik Frees HTML5 Collection of Components

The package includes all the features in the commercial Kendo UI Mobile package Fri, April 18, 2014 IDG News Service (New York Bureau) — Borrowing a page from the recently revised Microsoft playbook , development tools maker Telerik has released as o...

April 18, 2014 / CIO.com News

Pew Survey Finds Mix of Feelings on Future of Technology

Nearly two-thirds of Americans are optimistic about technological and scientific changes in the future, while about a third believe it will make people worse off. That's a key takeaway from a new study by the Pew Research Center. The study, "U.S. Views of Technology and the Future," looks at how...

April 18, 2014 / CIO Today

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