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  • News: Tech to address youth unemployment

    A recent study commissioned by Microsoft Corp. from the International Youth foundation (IYF) reveals that 76% of workers in Sub- Saharan Africa are working at low skilled, low quality jobs that do not pay enough to lift them out of poverty. 72% of youth live on less than USD 2 a day and have to work long hours to earn enough to survive. This prevents them from investing their time or resources in acquiring the education or training that could prepare them for a better-paying job for the future.

  • News: Five needs driving SDNs

    Five trends in network are driving the transition to software defined networking and programmability.

  • News: Hactivists did not cause Twitter outage

    Twitter is to blame for a temporary outage, not a hactivist group that claimed it took down the site in a distributed denial-of-service attack.

  • News: FDA eye on medical device software after recall link

    The Food and Drug Administration is knuckling down on software quality in medical devices after finding that nearly a quarter of recalls are due to a software failure.

  • News: Oracle's Hurd to spell out new 'customer experience' product strategy

    Oracle is planning to build on its acquisitions of companies such as ATG, Fatwire and RightNow with a new product strategy centered around "customer experience management," as co-president Mark Hurd will explain on Monday during an event in New York.

  • News: 7 steps to social media stardom

    Social media is taking up more and more of our time, both at home and work. Many enterprises have even started to treat social media tools as mission-critical, meaning that if you don't start mastering them, your lack of knowledge could impede your career.

  • News: Twitter stumble causes outage, not hactivist

    'It's imperative that we remain available around the world, and today we stumbled,' VP of engineering writes in reference to 'cascading bug'

  • News: IDC forecasts strong growth in enterprise social software spending

    Demand for enterprise social software will grow strongly in the coming years, as more organizations implement the products to improve collaboration and communication primarily among employees, but also with customers, according to IDC.

  • News: CIOs Need to Evolve or Be Left in the Dust

    For decades, business has looked to a centralized IT function to control technology infrastructure and offer services to business units and employees. Now new technologies--cloud computing, consumer-focused mobile devices in the enterprise and Big Data analytics-are eroding that structure. CIOs and the IT functions under them must prepare for transformation or be left in the dust.

  • News: Group questions Google government contract claims

    An organization headed by a former federal CIO contends that despite Google's claims, its consumer privacy policy does apply to government customers in some cases.

  • News: University buys Juniper QFabric to power comms for supercomputer datacentre

    The University of Auckland is installing Juniper QFabric network switching fabric to power communications to and from the new datacentre at its Tamaki Innovation Campus in Glen Innes. It will allow university staff and other users access to the full power of the university's high-performance computing cluster, part of the nationwide New Zealand eScience Infrastructure (NeSI).

  • News: FDA eye on medical device software after recall link

    Safety of patients, security of personal medical data at risk

  • News: Computer graphics pioneer Ivan Sutherland wins Kyoto Prize

    Ivan Sutherland, widely considered to be the father of computer graphics, was awarded the Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology by the Inamori Foundation on Friday for his contributions to the field.

  • News: Open source cloud vendors air their differences

    The open source cloud world looks to be getting more contentious. At a panel discussion this week, representatives from OpenStack, Citrix’s CloudStack and Eucalyptus – three competing open source cloud deployment software platforms – traded jabs back and forth.

  • News: Competition alone won't encourage next generation networks, says EU policy maker

    Europe's top IT policy-makers said on Friday he doesn't believe that competition in the market is sufficient for investment in next generation networks (NGN).

  • News: If you are going to build a private cloud, Eucalyptus is the tool you're looking for, says CEO Mårten Mickos

    There are a growing number of open source cloud infrastructure players in the market, but Eucalyptus says it is the best bet for private enterprise clouds. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix caught up with CEO Mårten Mickos, who, as the former CEO of MySQL, has loads of experience growing significant open source companies, to learn more about the company and how Mickos sees private clouds evolving. Mickos addresses where Eucalyptus fits in, typical use cases, how they are different from Piston Cloud and OpenStack, ties to Amazon (described as the Linux of today), the importance of migrating jobs to and from public clouds, plans for the $30 million in capital Eucalyptus just raised, and more in this wide-ranging chat.

  • News: Windows Phone 8 seen cementing developer loyalty to Microsoft

    Windows Phone 8, which Microsoft partially unveiled this week, is the company’s third version of its mobile OS. And for some experienced Windows Phone developers, Microsoft got it all right.

  • News: Airlines put break on IT spending

    Airlines expect to cut their IT spending as a percentage of their overall revenues next year as the recession continues to bite.

  • News: Innovative UK start-ups invited to Tech Trailblazers Awards global challenge

    A new competition has been launched for enterprise technology start-ups around the world, offering them the chance to win a share of an estimated prize fund worth more than $1 million.

  • News: John Lewis CIO: Retail can learn a lot about online from airlines

    Ex-British Airways CIO and current John Lewis CIO, Paul Coby, has said that retail could take a few lessons from the airline industry when it comes to online services, but he also believes retail has the upper hand when understanding customers through big data analytics.



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