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From turkey hatcheries to prawn farms, users are finding unique ways to use technology to monitor their situations.
No, the NFL's Deflate-gate controversy involving the New England Patriots' footballs during its AFC Championship win over the Indianapolis Colts has little to do with enterprise networking. But in case you haven't seen it, the league has finally issued a statement on the topic as the build-up to Super Bowl XLIX heightens.
Don’t think email security is important? Here are six everyday scenarios where many businesses loosely send sensitive and confidential content and files over unsecure email.
If you have to watch just one more ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, make it this one from Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. He geeks out as only Bill Gates can do by drawing up and demonstrating quite the contraption.
It was only a matter of time before high tech execs got in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS awareness that has been sweeping across Facebook, Twitter and other social networks in recent weeks. Phil Schiller, Apple's SVP of marketing, has showered himself in freezing water and via Twitter, has challenged CEO Tim Cook to do likewise, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has challenged Bill Gates and others.
Take a look back at the best of the Photoshopped speculation surrounding one of the most-hyped tech devices.
Following is the text of the address by Bill and Melinda Gates, philanthropists and co-chairs of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as prepared for delivery at Stanford University's 123rd Commencement on June 15, 2014. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates recently stepped aside as Microsoft chairman and is now an advisor to the CEO. See a video recap of the Stanford speech here.
A trip down memory lane, tracing major milestones in the evolution of the desktop environment.
Network World is running its 2014 Mobile Media Usage survey, quizzing you on your smartphone and tablet habits and media consumption.
Linux is everywhere, if you look for it.
Our ongoing timeline of the biggest and most interesting network industry M&A deals
Did you get a new tablet, smartphone or laptop for the holidays? If so, you'll want to tune it to your interests/needs to get the most out of it. Here is a list of resources that can help:
From retailer Target on December 19, 2013
Talari Networks, a San Jose maker of WAN virtualization/aggregation appliances and software, added $15 million to its coffers via a new round of venture financing.