Archives for September 2015

Meet The Fastest Gamers Alive

Some people play video games to relax or have fun. Others try to go as fast as humanly possible, spending hours and hours finding tricks and battling against the clock of their favorite games.

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Bring your company’s ‘dark data’ to light with this free new tool from Tamr

All the analytics tools in the world won’t do a company much good if it doesn’t know what data it has to analyze. Tamr offers a free, downloadable tool designed to help tackle that “dark data” problem.

Dark data generally refers to all the information an organization collects, processes and stores but doesn’t use for analytics or other purposes. It’s often unstructured or qualitative data that’s harder to keep track of than numerical data is, and by research firm IDC’s reckoning, it can account for as much as 90 percent of an organization’s information assets.

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New Tool Analyzes a Video’s Sound for Better Search Results

New Tool Analyzes a Video’s Sound for Better Search Results

You can search for all the Donald Trump videos, and this will bring up a video when Trump turns up only when someone asks Lady Gaga if she’s a Donald fan.

The post New Tool Analyzes a Video’s Sound for Better Search Results appeared first on WIRED.


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IDG Contributor Network: 5 myths about data encryption

It’s a heartache, nothing but a heartache. Hits you when it’s too late, hits you when you’re down. It’s a fools’ game, nothing but a fool’s game. Standing in the cold rain, feeling like a clown.

When singer Bonnie Tyler recorded in her distinctive raspy voice “It’s A Heartache” in 1978, you’d think she was an oracle of sorts, predicting the rocky road that encryption would have to travel.

Just a year earlier in 1977 the Encryption Standard (DES) became the federal standard for block symmetric encryption (FIPS 46). But, oh, what a disappointment encryption DES would become. In less than 20 years since its inception, DES would be declared DOA (dead on arrival), impenetrable NOT.

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Apple News Is the Best New Thing About the iPad

Apple News Is the Best New Thing About the iPad

Same old hardware, refreshing news twist.

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The Best All-Purpose Hiking Boots For Men

What are the most comfortable, driest, supportive and tractive all-round hiking boots for general outdoor activities? We tested the latest, greatest, affordable boots out there to find out.

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I’m Mike Rowe, Host of Somebody’s Gotta Do It, and This Is How I Work

For years Mike Rowe has been traveling across the country to meet people whose laborious, often thankless work keeps the world moving forward. And across different shows and different television networks, what has remained consistent is Mike’s sincere curiosity and willingness to learn.

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Watson Set to Become `Huge Engine’ for Sales, IBM Executive Says

These moves are part of IBM’s effort to sell more data-analytics and cloud-computing technology as demand for older services weaken, leading to …

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Global, World-Class Cruise Line, MSC Cruises, Was Featured on…

MSC Cruises was featured on NewsWatch as part of its monthly Biz Report, which takes a look at small, medium, and large…

(PRWeb September 24, 2015)

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Doran Jones Open Technology Center in the Bronx

Building the Future of Tech in New York – Doran Jones and Per Scholas Celebrate Grand Opening of the Urban Development Center

(PRWeb September 23, 2015)

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