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Is geofencing a protective bubble or a heap of trouble?

A tool that monitors your location and immediately alerts authorities could either be a public-health carrot or an authoritarian stick.

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Weaponizing the cloud to fight addiction

We’re seeing a rise in overdose deaths in the U.S. during the pandemic. Perhaps it’s time to leverage cloud technology to address this problem.

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Microsoft’s innovative new tools for the ‘new normal’

Support for social distancing, remote collaboration, immersive reality, and biosensing are top announcements at Ignite 2020

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Amazon, Google, and Microsoft take their clouds to the edge

As enterprises ramp up edge computing deployments, the big three clouds are ponying up a surprising array of edge options for a broad range of needs.

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Edge computing: The next generation of innovation

The future of enterprise tech won't be confined to the data center mothership -- nor even the public cloud. Wedded to the internet of things, edge computing puts processing horsepower wherever it needs to go.

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The five best Kubernetes security practices

Everyone is moving to containers for their programs, and to manage them, almost everyone is using Kubernetes. That leads to one big problem: How do you secure Kubernetes itself?

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How to choose a cloud IoT platform

Your cloud IoT platform must monitor IoT endpoints and event streams, analyze data at the edge and in the cloud, and enable application development and deployment

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The Internet of Things in 2020: More vital than ever

Just when we needed it most, the internet of things is delivering gobs of data and remote device control across almost every industry, from healthcare to agriculture.

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Telecommuting in a post-COVID U.S. will be radically different. And that's a very good thing.

IT execs need to start talking with other C-levels now and figure out what they want their post-COVID company to look like.

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Remote working, now and forevermore?

Employees around the world are suddenly working from home full-time. Find out how to make the new WFH reality work for your organization, whether it will last beyond the pandemic, and where it might take us.

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How to create a SQL Server failover cluster in the Google Cloud (redux)

A step-by-step guide to using SAN-less failover clustering software to support SQL Server’s Always On Failover Clustering in the public cloud

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Zeek and Jitsi: 2 open source projects we need now

Long proven but not well known, these network security monitoring and video conferencing tools couldn’t be more timely

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Amazon, Microsoft and the JEDI cloud computing contract

The U.S. Department of Defense had two final choices to award its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud computing contract: Microsoft and Amazon. Despite perception of Amazon’s frontrunner status, the D.O.D. awarded the...

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Modern recipes for more resilient applications

New approaches and innovations at the edge keep applications alive when networks or services die

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Making the move to 5G: What to know, how to plan for it

Is 5G real? When should you upgrade? How will enterprises benefit and what are the costs and ROI? Analyst Jack Gold joins IDG TECH(talk) hosts Juliet Beauchamp and Computerworld's Ken Mingis to answer those questions and more to help...

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5G, IoT, AI/ML and Wi-Fi 6: 2020 networking predictions

IDC analyst and networking expert Brandon Butler joins Ken and Juliet to discuss networking trends, Wi-Fi versus 5G and how artificial intelligence and machine learning can simplify network management. They also discuss how...

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The state of digital transformation in 2020

The lessons learned from a decade of digital transformation provide a roadmap for those embarking on their own initiatives. CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, and Network World team up to dissect that legacy from every angle.

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Is AI judging your personality?

Forget ‘surveillance capitalism.’ AI-based social media monitoring could cost you a job, college admission, rental property and more – and you’ll never know how it happened.

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