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Dir. Of Audience Development for InformationWeek/UBM Tech. Former EIC of eWEEK. Yankee & Giants fan and avid reader. Still not sure how I got here.

Scalable IoT Deployments Gain Momentum, IDC Finds - InformationWeek — Despite security and cost concerns, businesses and their IT teams are moving forward on practical deployments of internet of things technologies, according to a survey from IDC. The report reinforces other recent findings about IoT and what IT needs to know. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.)

IoT Success: Sharing Data, Analytics Fuels Growth - InformationWeek — A report from the MIT Sloan Management Review finds that companies that share data from their internet of things projects are better positioned to take advantage of what the technology has to offer. However, finding IT pros with the right IoT skills set is proving a challenge for many businesses.

Public Cloud Market Worth $208 Billion By End Of 2016 - InformationWeek — The public cloud market is expected to grow more than 17% by the end of 2016 to total of over $208 billion, according to new projections from Gartner. The two most popular services are IaaS and SaaS for IT departments looking to save money.

Smart Wearables Hold Productivity Potential In Enterprises - InformationWeek — Smart wearables are making their way into the enterprise, but are largely in the testing phase, according to recently released numbers from IDC. Among the potential uses is stepped-up security. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.)

Smartphone Market Sees Dramatic Decline In 2016 - InformationWeek — The smartphone market is expected to hit a big slowdown this year, with shipments growing by less than 2% -- a dramatic decline from 2015, according to new numbers from IDC. For IT departments managing fleets of mobile devices, the focus will likely be on only two operating systems: Android and iOS.

Edge Browser Power Results, Azure Data Protection: Microsoft Roundup — This week Microsoft touted the benefits of its Edge browser and added a mobile wallet feature to its Windows 10 Mobile platform. The company promised to protect data throughout its life cycle, from the point of creation, through the cloud, and onto your mobile device, with new features baked into its Azure offering.

HP Chromebook 13 Designed For Cloud-Based Enterprises — HP and Google introduced the Chromebook 13, an ultra-thin, lightweight laptop that looks to make enterprise computing easier to integrate with cloud-based infrastructure and apps. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) NEW YORK -- As enterprises of all sizes, schools systems, and governments all move toward a cloud-based infrastructure, HP Inc.

the secret list of suspicious tennis players — According to Swedish website,, this is the list of players the Tennis Integrity Unit keep a close eye on, due to previous matches of interest.... The Black List Philipp Kohlschreiber Potito Starace Andreas Seppi Fabio Fognini Janko Tipsarevic Michael Llodra Nikolay Davydenko Teymuraz Gabashvili Victor Crivoi Christophe Rochus Oscar Hernandez Yevgeny Korolev Filippo Volandri Wayne Odesnik Victoria Azarenka Agnieszka Radwanska Francesca Schiavone Sara Errani Maria Kirilenko Kateryna Bondarenko ...

What shits me about match-fixing 'journalism'. — The anti-wagering media bandwagon has dozens of new members this week, all weighing in an industry they have absolutely no idea about. I'm all for getting the betting industry into the mainstream but it shits me no end when they roll out reports and celebrities who simply don't have a clue what they are talking about and don't bother to check basic facts which key arguments in their story.

Sport is made for betting — It's a star-studded card at Eagle Farm tomorrow as what used to be two quality days is now combined into one. The juvenile feature of the day has a new name, but it's still a highly valuable Group I. Now regular contributor Lara Pocock, @lara_pocock takes up the reins to line up this field.
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