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Mobile security failings putting enterprises at risk

A typical mobile security breach in a large organization can cost millions of dollars. Mobile Security can be a daunting task with many potential pitfalls to protect against. Knowing the key security exposure mechanisms can help you...

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How to think about Microsoft's new smartphone

Don't call it a smartphone, says Microsoft — the Surface Duo is a two-screen phablet that will change the world — but only Microsoft's world.

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Bridging the broadband gap: Connecting the truly last internet mile

Thanks to the coronavirus, we reply on the internet more than ever. By and large, it's held up well, but some underserved areas are suffering more than ever. What is and can be done for internet access beyond the cities?

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Google, Facebook, SpaceX battle to connect remote workers

The coronavirus crisis is driving employees out of the cities and into remote areas where bandwidth is low or nonexistent. Google, Facebook, SpaceX and others all have a dog in this fight.

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CIO's Guide to COVID-19

With the novel COVID-19 coronavirus refusing to abate in hotspots around the world, the editors of CIO.com compiled a collection of resources to help IT mangers navigate the pandemic now and into 2021.

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15 hot tech skills getting hotter -- no certification required

Employers are apt to invest more often in cash premiums for noncertified tech skills compared to certifications. Here are a few they’re coveting the most now and going forward.

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Why coronavirus contact tracing apps are failing

Security, yes. But the biggest problem to adoption is staring us all in the mirror. Here's what that means for you and your organization.

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Technologies that have been jump-started by COVID-19

The economy is suffering, but some technology businesses, such as telemedicine, contactless payment, 3D printing and e-paper document management have taken off. While others, which were already big, like ecommerce and...

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CIOs offer strategies for engaging an entirely mobile workforce

Working from home has been a success operationally, but it has strained people, processes and technology. CIOs discuss the opportunity to make each better in the days to come.

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Conspiracy theories slow public 5G adoption (but private 5G gets a boost)

When radio waves, viruses and tin foil hats collide. How the coronavirus crisis is changing how, where and why 5G is being deployed.

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Why Exposure Notification won't work

The contact-tracing system is a noble effort that assures user privacy. Unfortunately, it breaks down under scrutiny for four reasons.

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Will Microsoft provide the operating system that enables 5G?

While most of the focus around 5G has been on the network operators and infrastructure providers, there’s been an 'under the covers' war being waged on who will power the massive computing core of the new networks.

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How smartphone apps could save lives (and the economy)

By enabling daily self-diagnosis, contact tracing and research, smartphone apps could be the key to quickly beating the coronavirus -- but there's one problem.

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Cloud in 2020: 5 trends you'll see in the months ahead

Is your enterprise prepared for the year of edge, automation and industry-specific clouds? IBM's general manager of Hybrid Cloud Services looks at what you can expect in 2020.

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Why everything you know about 5G is wrong

If you buy what the telcos are telling you, 5G will bring you gigabit per second speeds and sub-10-millisecond latency. It's a pity that you really won't see anything like that in the real world. Here's the real 5G story.

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Is technology killing globalization?

What you need to know -- and do -- about the tech-driven deglobalization trend and how it’s effecting change. Your career depends on understanding how nationalism and regulations impact business.

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What’s next for 5G: A look at Release 17

The current version of 5G is known in the standards bodies as Release 16. Release 17 was just ratified by the 3GPP – the group responsible for the standards definitions. Here’s how 5G will be even better in the next implementation.

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Will spam die in 2020?

The problem with spam isn't that it's a time-wasting annoyance, but that it drives us away from phone calls and emails to bad media.

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