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The Founder’s Guide To Email Securityview story

http://techcrunch.com –  With the horror of the Sony Pictures breach unfolding in slow motion before us, we are reminded that operational security – OpSec – is absolutely key at any company. Whether or not you traffic in high-value data, the expectation that your servers are secure enough and that your data is worthless is foolhardy. You will be compromised and it will hurt. (IT news)

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Yahoo Starts Prompting Chrome Users To “Upgrade” To Firefoxview story

http://techcrunch.com –  If you’re visiting any Yahoo property today, chances are you’ll see an “Upgrade to the new Firefox” link in the top-right corner of your browser window. The prompt also appears if you’re using Internet Explorer, Opera and even the new Yandex browser. (IT news)

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All Eyes On Box As Tech IPOs Roar Back To Lifeview story

http://techcrunch.com –  The success of the LendingClub, Hortonworks and New Relic IPOs this week may have created a moment in the market that Box, a company that has long wanted to go public itself, could use to get its long-delayed flotation done at last. I’m totally kidding about the “could” bit there, of course. This is precisely what Box has been waiting for since it first filed in March. (IT news)

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The Talos Principle Is a Beautiful Puzzle FPS from Serious Sam Creatorsview story

http://spd.rss.ac – The Talos Principle is new first-person puzzle game developed by the famous Croteam studio, the same one that is responsible for the Serious Sam franchise. They have been silent for quite some time, but it looks that have been quite busy with this project. You could say that there are no games like The Talos Principle and you would be right. (IT news)

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Cyberpunk RTS Satellite Reign Arrives on Steam for Linuxview story

http://spd.rss.ac – Satellite Reign, a new real-time class-based strategy game developed and published by 5 Lives Studios, has been released on Steam for Linux. The game is still under development and it's in Early Access, but that doesn't mean that it's not playable. In fact, the developers from 5 Lives Studios have been working on the game since 2013. (IT news)

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Cisco Nabs Neohapsis to Boost Security Servicesview story

http://thevarguy.com – Cisco said it will buy Neohapsis, a privately-held, Chicago-based security consultancy that will provide the network giant’s clients with advisory services spanning applications, compliance, the cloud, risk management, mobile and network infrastructure. Content Classification:  Curated read more (IT news)

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Meet the Chiefs: Sue Barsamian, HPview story

http://thevarguy.com – This week in Meet the Chiefs we meet Sue Barsamian, senior vice president and general manager of Worldwide Indirect Sales, Enterprise Group at Hewlett-Packard (HPQ). She is responsible for driving HP's sales and productivity through its indirect channels, including VARs, resellers and OEMs. (IT news)

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Datta Snags Backupify to Fortify Portfolio, Extend Customer Baseview story

http://thevarguy.com – Cloud business continuity and disaster recovery provider Datto has snapped up Backupify, a six-year old, Cambridge, MA-based cloud-to-cloud backup specialist to fortify its portfolio and expand its customer reach. Content Classification:  Curated read more (IT news)

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CenturyLink Buys Cognilytics for Predictive Analytics, Big Dataview story

http://thevarguy.com – CenturyLink, fresh off its purchase of disaster recovery specialist DataGardens, isn't confining its M&A activities to cloud providers, snapping up San Jose, CA-Cognilytics, a 200-employee, predictive analytics and Big Data specialist to mid-sized and large enterprises. Content Classification:  Curated read more (IT news)

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Microsoft Buys HockeyApp for Mobile Development Servicesview story

http://thevarguy.com – Microsoft has bought HockeyApp, a three-year old, Stuttgart, Germany-based provider of services and tools to help Android, iOS and Windows Phone developers build, distribute, and beta test mobile applications. Content Classification:  Curated read more (IT news)

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Mobile Ad Firms Spotted Serving Up Malware Posing As Google Play Appsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Malware creators have historically found creative ways to distribute their malicious wares across PC networks, and now they’ve turned their attention to mobile. In 2013, for example, there were a few high-profile cases where security firms like Palo Alto Networks and Lookout discovered how malware was being distributed through rogue mobile ad networks to Android devices. (IT news)

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Google Maps update adds voice-guided lane navigation for some European highwaysview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – If you’re travelling in Europe this holiday season, you may be glad to hear that Google Maps recently received an update that now offers voice-guided lane navigation for highways located in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the UK and Ireland. “When you’re in the turn-by-turn navigation mode, we can now make sure you don’t miss your next turn or exit by showing you which lane to stay in (IT news)