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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Super-fast Wi-Fi coming to a public hotspot near you

Inside CEO paychecks | Cheating by colleagues deflates morale of failed Cisco cert candidate

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Super-fast Wi-Fi coming to a public hotspot near you
Wireless hotspots that can deliver hundreds of megabits per second in real-world bandwidth will become more common as operators increase their investments in Wi-Fi networks. Not much has been announced, but a range of fixed, cable and mobile operators have already started or are planning upgrades to 802.11ac, the fastest Wi-Fi technology yet, according to market research company IHS. Read More


Onboard the Business to Your Cloud Strategy
This report is designed to help you onboard the business to your cloud strategy. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy. Learn more.


Selecting a Mobile App Development Platform Solution
Compare the top mobile application development platforms that should be on every enterprise shortlist. Learn More

Inside CEO paychecks
There's a new player at the top of our CEO pay tally, and his $85.8 million pay package far exceeds the $67.3 million Oracle paid Larry Ellison -- who often ranked the highest-paid tech CEO. In the middle of the pack of 50 tech CEOs, median pay was $11.5 million last year. At the low end, just two tech CEOs opted for token $1 salaries. Read More

Cheating by colleagues deflates morale of failed Cisco cert candidate
Enough about underinflated footballs; let's talk about cheating on IT certification exams. Read More

BREAKING: Verizon buying AOL for $4.4 billion
In a move designed to bolster its content offerings – particularly in video delivered to mobile devices – Verizon is shelling out some $4.4 billion for AOL. Read More

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Survey Says...You Need Multiple Clouds
Why are we seeing a rapid shift to multi-cloud services? In this live webinar on April 29th @ 2PM EST, IDC analyst Nav Chandler will offer answers to this question and more through data and insights from the IDC-XO Communications 2014 Network-Enabled Cloud Study of U.S. enterprises. Learn More

This $9 computer might be more useful than Raspberry Pi
A small team of engineers and artists that make up Next Thing Co. launched a Kickstarter campaign today for Chip, their $9 single-board computer that boasts Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a larger processor than Raspberry Pi's most powerful models. Read More

Cisco ACI users up, TCO down
While Cisco's SDN customers are trending up, the TCO benefits of its solution are trending down. Read More

Disrupt NY: Meet the next generation of tech companies
Last week, TechCrunch held its annual Disrupt NY event, where hopeful tech companies gather to explain their ideas, show off their products and try to attract allies, funding and attention. Read More

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Tapping into Mobile Commerce 2014
Mobile commerce is growing: by 2017 mobile commerce is projected to account for $109 billion in sales, with average order spend on tablet quadrupling relative to its 2013 numbers. In this infographic, we break down the numbers and provide some strategies to help you win at mobile. Learn More.

UK gang arrested for exporting $10 million of fake Cisco gear to US
Three men accused of selling and exporting over $10 million worth of fake Cisco networking equipment into the U.S. have been arrested by U.K. police. Read More

Cisco: Deal for Tropo will ease integration of communication into cloud apps
Cisco this week announced intentions to acquire Tropo, a developer of software designed to embed real-time communications within cloud applications. Read More

Beware the ticking Internet of Things security time bomb
IBM's Andy Thurai didn't quite put the words into former RSA CTO Deepak Taneja's mouth, but did prompt him by asking at the start of a TIE Startup Con panel in Cambridge, Mass., earlier this month whether Internet of Things security is a 'time bomb ready to explode.' Read More

Tech's highest paid CEOs
The median pay for CEOs at 50 tech companies was $11.5 million in 2014, according to Network World's analysis of compensation packages. (Insider Story) Read More


Inside CEO paychecks

Who got raises, who took cuts, and who knocked Larry Ellison off his perch as highest paid tech CEO.


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