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Why outdated companies are falling behind the start-ups


Technology is changing our lives at an unprecedented pace and, from a business perspective, it is forcing a new approach. But what does this mean for the future of large organisations?

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/11/10/whats-behind-the-rise-of-the-start-ups/

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Cloud Security Solution Brief: Safeguarding the cloud with IBM Dynamic Cloud Security


The IBM Dynamic Cloud Security portfolio provides layered protection and deep insight across public, private and hybrid cloud environments. Solutions help organisations manage user identities...

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/11/07/cloud-security-solution-brief-safeguarding-the-cloud-with-ibm-dynamic-cloud-security/

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The digital skills gap: What it means and why it matters to your business


The media has done a great job of publicising the digital skills gap, but little effort has been put into defining exactly what "digital skills" are. We spoke to an expert to help define the term.

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/11/07/the-digital-skills-gap-what-it-means-and-why-it-matters-to-your-business/

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Should you buy Amazon echo, the smart voice-recognition speaker?


Amazon is a Bluetooth- and WiFi-enabled speaker that responds to users' questions. Just say "Alexa" and ask something - for example, "what's the weather?"

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/11/07/should-you-buy-amazon-echo-the-smart-voice-recognition-speaker/

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Everything in life has consequences, especially data breaches


Big data holds a significant amount of information that can lead to the identification of individual users - this makes the privacy of users a primary concern.

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/11/06/everything-in-life-has-consequences-especially-data-breaches/

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Throwback Thursday: Nokia's journey from paper merchant supplier to mobile phone giant


I'll bet most of you didn't know that Nokia is far older than most of the tech firms that have swarmed all over its old territory. The company was around long before anyone had even dreamt of mobiles.

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/11/06/throwback-thursday-nokias-journey-from-wood-pulp-and-tyre-company-to-mobile-phone-giant/

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AOC Q2770PQU review: A fantastic, affordable 27in WQHD monitor set to surprise you


We put the AOC Q2770PQU to the test, a 27in WQHD that packs high performance in a surprisingly affordable package. So should you buy one?

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/11/06/aoc-q2770pqu-review-a-fantastic-affordable-27in-wqhd-monitor-set-to-surprise-you/

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