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Blame Heartbleed: Healthcare.gov Requires Users to Change Their Passwords

If you have an account with HealthCare.gov, you can expect to change your password the next time you log in. And you can thank Heartbleed for it. Sat, April 19, 2014 IDG News Service — If you have an account with HealthCare.gov, you can expect to chan...

April 20, 2014 / CIO.com News

No Activity Detected: Nike to Abandon Wearable Hardware

A lot of companies are racing to claim their share of the wearable device market, but on Friday, one major player pulled out of the race. Fitness gear maker Nike is getting out of the wearable hardware game and refocusing its FitTech efforts on software, according to reports. Sat, April 19, 2014 ...

April 20, 2014 / CIO.com News

Americans Aren't Keen on Drones, Google Glass-Like Devices

Amazon and Google have some work to do to win over Americans if this survey from the Pew Research Center is any indication. Sat, April 19, 2014 IDG News Service — Let's face it: A lot has changed in the past few years. Smartphones! 3D printers! Drones...

April 20, 2014 / CIO.com News

Microsoft Takes Iowa From Corn to .com

Microsoft is building some 1.16 million square feet of new data center space in Iowa. Sat, April 19, 2014 Computerworld — Star Trek fans know that Capt. James T. Kirk will eventually be born in Iowa . So, in one respect, this state already h...

April 20, 2014 / CIO.com News

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

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