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2 hrs ago | Oracle

Make Data Work at Oracle Open World 2014- Focus on DIS

This is one conference you don't want to miss. The weather will be gorgeous, the sessions loaded with information to help you succeed, and you get to network with the brightest minds in the valley.

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9 hrs ago | Linux

Big Data's Potential in Helping to Secure the Internet of Things

The security devil is always in the details of the attack: the ones you've endured, the ones you prepare yourself to fend off, and the ones that, you fear, will catch you completely unaware and defenseless. The Internet of Things is nothing if not an endless proliferation of details.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

13 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

@ThingsExpo | Five Key Issues for the DNS of Things

The Domain Name Service is one of the most important components in networking infrastructure, enabling users and services to access applications by translating URLs into IP addresses . Because every icon and URL and all embedded content on a website requires a DNS lookup loading complex sites necessitates hundreds of DNS queries.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Marquette University, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

18 hrs ago | Java Developer's Journal

@ThingsExpo | Future of the #Cloud with P2P Real-Time Communication

P2P RTC will impact the landscape of communications, shifting from traditional telephony style communications models to OTT cloud assisted & PaaS communication services. The P2P shift will impact many areas of our lives, from mobile communication, human interactive web services, RTC and telephony infrastructure, user federation, security and privacy implications, business costs, and scalability.

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Related Topix: VoIP, Science / Technology

Sat Sep 13, 2014

SOA World Magazine

Convergence of #BigData, #Cloud and the 'Internet of Things' @ThingsExpo

The key will be in the ability to discover business insight in the midst of an ocean of Big Data generated from billions of embedded devices via Systems of Discover. Businesses will also need to ensure that they can sustain that insight by leveraging the cloud for global reach, scale and elasticity.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Marketing

Forbes.com

Are Patients The Best Judge Of Physician Quality?

Focus: entrepreneurial innovation in medicine. Co-author: Tech Tonics: Can Passionate Entrepreneurs Heal Healthcare With Technology? Background: physician-scientist+management consultant, experience in drug development, strategic and commercial planning.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Twitter, Business News

Java Developer's Journal

@ThingsExpo | The Evolution of the 'Internet Of Things'

Historically, smart businesses have used its basic concept of leveraging data to drive better decision making and have capitalized on those insights to realize additional revenue opportunities. , Chris Gray, Director, Embedded and Internet of Things, will discuss the underlying factors that are driving the economics of intelligent systems.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Virginia Military Institute, United States Naval Academy, Old Dominion University, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

Sys-Con Media

@ThingsExpo | A Results-Driven Approach to the 'Internet of Things'

This approach, commonly referred to as the "Internet of Things" , enables businesses to use real-time data from all sorts of things including machines, devices and sensors to make better decisions, improve customer service, and lower the risk in the creation of new revenue opportunities. , Dave Wagstaff, Vice President and Chief Architect at BSQUARE Corporation, will discuss the real benefits to focus on, how to understand the requirements of a successful solution, the flow of data, and how to best approach deploying an IoT solution that will drive results.

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Related Topix: BSQUARE, Software, Lantronix, Marketing

Fri Sep 12, 2014

SFGate

Horoscope, week of Sept. 14

Brace yourself as September sizzles with Uranus in Aries, Jupiter and Venus in Leo, the sun in Virgo, Mars and Saturn in Scorpio. Expect expansion.

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Reuters

Investment Focus-As Fed looms, emerging markets may evade 2013-style rout

Just as vaccines work by stimulating the body's immune system, last year's selloff may have helped emerging markets build defences against the damage they have suffered during past U.S. rate rise cycles. This week's market moves are rekindling memories of past emerging market crises, after a paper from the San Francisco branch of the U.S. Federal Reserve sparked a surge in the greenback and U.S. yields, an issue which is likely to be debated at next weekend's G20 meeting of world powers.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Sys-Con Media

@CloudExpo | @ThingsExpo Conference Schedule Announced

Our upcoming November 4-6 event in Santa Clara, California will present a total of 10 simultaneous tracks by an all-star faculty, over three days, plus a two-day " " presented by Janakiram MSV, an Analyst with the Gigaom Research analyst network, where he covers the Cloud Services landscape. @ThingsExpo content tripled from a single track in New York to three simultaneous tracks: Consumer IoT , Enterprise IoT , IoT Developer DevOps Summit also doubled from a single track in New York to two simultaneous tracks: "Dev" Developer Focus and "Ops" Operations Focus .

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Science, Computer Science

PR-inside.com

Global luxury hotels market: Focus on achieving operational efficiency

One of the key drivers of this growth was the increasing number of high net worth individuals globally, primarily in the BRIC countries. This growth in global luxury travel is expected to continue over the forecast period to 2017.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Forbes.com

On A Day When Apple Sidesteps Healthcare Technology, Mary-Claire King Shows How To Confront It

Focus: entrepreneurial innovation in medicine. Co-author: Tech Tonics: Can Passionate Entrepreneurs Heal Healthcare With Technology? Background: physician-scientist+management consultant, experience in drug development, strategic and commercial planning.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Twitter, Genetics, Medicine, Business News

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Financial Planning

Wells Fargo Lands Advisors With More Than $1.1B AUM

Why Clients Need Help With Family Governance Many clients don't know this area of expertise exists, but they know they need help with it, says Paul Pagnato, whose Pagnato-Karp Group works with UHNW families. Here's how advisors can help clients with family governance.

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Related Topix: Wells Fargo , Banking, Financial Services, Seal Beach, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Mon Sep 08, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

UK assets key focus in markets amid Scotland fears

For the first time since it declared California's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, the federal appeals court will hear arguments over same-sex weddings. For the first time since it declared California's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, the federal appeals court in San Francisco is readying to hear arguments over same-sex weddings in a political and legal climate... LONDON - British stocks and the pound fell Monday after a poll showed a narrow majority supporting Scottish independence for the first time ahead of a Sept.

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Related Topix: California, Gay/Lesbian, Financial Markets

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Forbes.com

Do Data From Wearables Belong In The Medical Record?

Focus: entrepreneurial innovation in medicine. Co-author: Tech Tonics: Can Passionate Entrepreneurs Heal Healthcare With Technology? Background: physician-scientist+management consultant, experience in drug development, strategic and commercial planning.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Twitter, Genetics, Medicine

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Beet.TV

AOL to Expand Ad Automated Marketplace with Big Focus on Linear TV

AOL's rapid's development of an automated marketplace, for advertisers and publishers to buy and sell digital ads, will expand in the year ahead with a big focus on linear TV planning and buying, says Bob Lord, CEO of AOL Platforms, in this interview with Beet.TV. Lord predicts consolidation among tech vendors in the coming months.

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Related Topix: AOL, Time Warner, Media, Computers, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Civolution, Advertising

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Oracle

Rethink Your IT at Oracle Open World 2014 - Focus On SOA

The single most important thing you can do for your IT roadmap this year is attend Oracle Open World 2014 .

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USA Today

Chat with your phone with Google Now

HERMOSA BEACH, California: OK Google, when am I going to San Francisco? Where am I staying? Can you show me directions to get there? And where are some good Italian restaurants in the neighborhood? Many Chat with your phone with Google Now HERMOSA BEACH, California: OK Google, when am I going to San Francisco? Where am I staying? Can you show me ... (more)

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Hermosa Beach, CA, Cameras, USA Today, Media, Publishing, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, Google Search, iPhone and iPad App

Tue Sep 02, 2014

On Wall Street

Retirement Special: Planning for the New Old

Top Planning Concerns for UHNW Clients Working with UHNW clients requires more than solid investment management and estate planning, according to advisor Paul Pagnato, founder of the Pagnato-Karp Group.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Estate Planning, Social Security

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