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Tony Bradley has been shared in 41 public circles

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Jack C Crawford86,096Another cool circle.2014-03-22 17:03:555000516CC G+
Technology Roundup0BMN Tech Journalist And Blogger List #1.The ones with last names that start from A-M. These are people who are thought leaders, reporters, journalists, bloggers in the tech industry.As with all our circles we try to remove people who aren't active (if you see any here, please let us know. And, if you know of folks who should be on these circles, please let us know,We willl add them.2013-06-21 03:33:49338135CC G+
Technology Roundup0BMN's Tech Journalist And  Blogger List. IWe Have hand picked the best tech journalists on Google+. Most of these people are active. If you find anyone here who isn't active, let me know and I'll remove them.This feed will rock and roll for the hard core geeks out there.2013-06-21 01:34:13494123CC G+
AyJay Schibig16,440ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! Circles I am curating:21ST CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHERS (1&2), ALL KINDS, DISCOVERY, FULL CIRCLE,SOCIAL, ECLECTIC,ENGAGERS, AWESOME, NEW HORIZONS and BOOST#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle2013-04-13 06:43:023024213CC G+
AyJay Schibig15,217ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! Circles I am curating:21ST CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHERS (1&2), ALL KINDS, DISCOVERY, FULL CIRCLE,SOCIAL, ECLECTIC,ENGAGERS, AWESOME, NEW HORIZONS and BOOST#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle2013-03-02 11:23:44245206CC G+
AyJay Schibig13,588ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! #circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2013-01-10 07:15:50257003CC G+
AyJay Schibig12,717ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! #circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2012-12-21 06:26:433277010CC G+
AyJay Schibig12,080ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! #circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2012-12-12 04:23:1442210216CC G+
Randy Culler3,593This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included#kindlefire #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheday #circlecount2012-08-10 13:25:23139404CC G+
Randy Culler3,511This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included#kindlefire #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheday #circlecount2012-08-03 19:29:01138001CC G+
Randy Culler3,055This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included#kindlefire #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheday #circlecount  2012-07-26 17:02:48134414CC G+
Paul Snedden4,705Shared Circle of IrrelevanceI'm doing this for you, my Google+ family. I am not one for joining the masses and doing whatever the latest fad is, but posting my top 100 relevant persons seemed like a reasonable thing to do to celebrate the 12 month anniversary of Google+ (yes, I'm late). If you got this notification, you're in my top 100. Each one of you is awesome, giving me the content I want to see whilst also giving me lots of laughs along the way.Please enjoy. #top99  2012-07-24 23:55:3310126011CC G+
Randy Culler2,573This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included#kindlefire #circleshare2012-07-12 11:02:34127011CC G+
Kyle Beck0So, I know a lot of my friends who have joined +Google+ wonder "What's the point? I have a Facebook." Well that comparison was flawed from the beginning, although many people made it while trying to describe G+. There are similarities, but one of my favorite features in G+ has been the ability to share Circles with others. In fact I'm not sure I would see the point if I hadn't been shared this very circle by +Robert Scoble (IIRC) early on in my G+ membership. It has proven an invaluable source of up-to-the-minute Tech News over the past year and really showed me how G+ is very different from FB.See, when you visit FB the information you receive is solely from your family and real-life acquaintances. This can be great for keeping up with people you don't see regularly, etc., but it is very hard to reach out to new people who share your interests through FB. Not so on G+. You can create and share groups of friends and pages (Circles) to organize your social interests. In effect, this creates dynamic communities where you can choose who you interact with.Anyways, I hope you will consider adding this Circle, packed full of Tech Enthusiasts. If you don't really use G+ or wonder what the point is, that goes double for you!2012-06-30 00:28:364881003CC G+
Randy Culler2,204This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop a comment if you'd like to be included#kindlefire #circleshare #publiccircles #circlecount #publicsharedcircles2012-06-21 11:00:06126512CC G+
Randy Culler2,170This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop a comment if you'd like to be included #kindlefire #circleshare #publiccircles #circlecount #publicsharedcircles  2012-06-16 12:54:28116412CC G+
Karl Hughes7,360Geeks, Designers, and Interesting PeopleThis is my most watched circle, so I figured I would share.  These people tend to post the stuff that I read and respond to most often, so if you like technology, you should add them.Enjoy!2012-06-13 14:22:22446124CC G+
Randy Culler2,107This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included#kindlefire #circleshare2012-06-01 10:35:221091035CC G+
Randy Culler1,951This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop a comment if you'd like to be included #circleshare #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #circlecount #kindlefire2012-05-12 12:26:03102503CC G+
Randy Culler1,833This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included #circleshare #kindlefire #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles2012-04-26 10:43:0399001CC G+
Randy Culler1,612This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included #circleshare #kindlefire #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles2012-04-13 10:59:2696800CC G+
Scott Ayres6,421Saw +Robert Scoble share this circle earlier. Full of bloggers, tech oriented people and etc. All are great Gplusers and will add a ton of value to your stream.2012-04-11 20:35:35500011CC G+
Robert Scoble1,146,151Here are 500 of my favorite Tech Journalists, bloggers, and pundits. I'm sharing this since I am seeing lots of new people coming over and I'm sure they are looking for some great people to circle here. Unfortunately I can't share everyone that I have in this circle (I have 575 in this circle on my screen, but Google+ only lets me share 500 with you). Lots of interesting tech bloggers and journalists here. Hope you enjoy. This is the circle that starts my morning every day.Speaking of Tech News, I'm off to +VMware. They are announcing new Cloud Foundry stuff this morning. So, you'll probably see some tech news from the folks in this circle.2012-04-11 16:01:035005737106CC G+
Randy Culler1,320This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included #kindlefire #circleshare2012-03-30 10:58:5283502CC G+
Randy Culler1,152This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included2012-03-15 17:01:00741001CC G+
Robert Scoble700,661Yes, it's a ghost town of TECH INDUSTRY JOURNALISTS AND BLOGGERS. Pay no attention to anyone from the Wall Street Journal who snuck onto this circle. Yes, this is 500 people, but they are almost all active.2012-02-28 03:05:115005538103CC G+
Daniel Harrington10,653Technology Circle! #tech #electronics #computers #technology #tablets #smartphones #gadgets #iphone #android #circlesharing #sharedcircle2012-02-25 07:35:24127010CC G+
Randy Culler902This is my shared circle of #kindlefire users. Comment if you'd like to be included.+Shared Circles on G+ +Shared Circles Google+2012-02-04 14:02:4462301CC G+
Randy Culler843This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included2012-01-27 12:07:2552011CC G+
Pasi Ääpälä1,442Technology circleSince everyone else is sharing circles... Here's my circle of tech-oriented people. Web, gadgets, programming, reviews, news and lots of other interesting things.Feel free to share. If you think someone should be in this circle, let me know...2012-01-06 16:21:13249113CC G+
Pasi Ääpälä1,305Technology circleMy circle of Technology-oriented people. I've removed inactive people, those who post very little and those who just advertise their own products.These are active (some very!) posters, who mostly share interesting posts. Feel free to re-share this circle if you want to. If you feel that there's someone missing, let me know.2011-12-29 12:59:41237601CC G+
Kristopher Derentz0Here is my Tech NEWS circle for anyone interested. The people in this circle are a great source of breaking tech news including tech business, mobile, gadgets, social media and more. Feel free to reshare if you like.2011-11-01 16:45:251205210CC G+
Paul Yager (Vertick)0My favorite Tech PeoplePaul Yager shared a circle with you.2011-10-29 15:04:14133001CC G+
Error 404 (Nicht0Circle of 100+ tech writersCaroline Irvine shared a circle with you.2011-10-29 12:05:20131000CC G+
Jason Kennedy7,286Here's JUST my tech writers circle. I'm sure I'm missing people (they probably exist in my "technology I & II" circle). This is mostly a test so +Anthony Domanico can see himself in a Circle. Enjoy, if you're missing anyone here!Jason Kennedy shared a circle with you.2011-10-18 15:48:2791400CC G+
Robert Scoble158,666I'm sharing two circles today. This is the first half of my "Tech Journalist and Blogger" circle. The ones with last names that start from A-M. These are people who are thought leaders, reporters, journalists, bloggers in the tech industry. As with all my circles I try to remove people who aren't active (if you see any here, please let me know). And, if you know of folks who should be on these circles, please let me know, I'll add them.Robert Scoble shared a circle with you.2011-10-08 18:10:07341382845CC G+
Jason Kennedy5,989Follow Friday: Google Plus Edition. Many of you probably have many of these people circled already from my earlier shares. I'm testing the fact that it seems like the 250 people-in-a-circle share seems to have been lifted. I am sharing my technology people (folks interested in tech), technology writers, and technology owners. Do you see 423 people in this Circle that you can add? Enjoy!Jason Kennedy shared a circle with you.2011-10-07 13:36:5642318410CC G+
Mikael Nerde0Here's a circle I put together with the most prominent tech writers/journalists for both digital and mobile. Enjoy!Mikael Nerde shared a circle with you.2011-09-29 18:40:09250200CC G+
Paul Yager (Vertick)0Here's a good Circle if you like technology.Paul Yager shared a circle with you.2011-09-29 16:21:43133511CC G+
Michael Lee Johnson0Publicly Shared Circle - Add all of the leading technology journalists, commentators, and web-personalities to Google+ in one click.General technology+Chris Anderson - Editor in Chief of Wired and author of The Long Tail+michael arrington - Founder of TechCrunch+Patrick Beja - French podcaster and tech commentator+Bianca Bosker - Technology Editor for The Huffington Post+Henry Blodget - Controversial Wall Street journalist who covers tech sector+Rick Broida - CNET blogger scours the Web looking for the best deals in tech+Brian Cooley - CNET car-tech editor+Charles Cooper - Veteran tech reporter for cbsnews.com+Dan Costa - Executive editor at PC Magazine+Christopher Dawson - ZDNet blogger on technology in education+Michael Dell - CEO of Dell+Sam Diaz - ZDNet news hound on the Between the Lines blog+Larry Dignan - ZDNet Editor in Chief; prolific tech news blogger+Esther Dyson - Veteran technology pundit+Mike Elgan - Widely-published freelance tech writer+Rob Enderle - Lon2011-09-27 15:24:35131372846CC G+
Ernie Stevens0Ernie Stevens shared a circle with you.2011-09-27 13:53:53127202CC G+


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2014-04-23 17:54:23 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

This seems appropriate to post right after an article on scanning for Heartbleed. :-)

Heartbleed has dominated headlines and had the world in a tizzy for the last couple weeks, but Heartbleed is just a single vulnerability. Windows XP is an open wound on the Internet that will never be fixed.

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-xp-is-a-much-greater-risk-than-heartbleed/

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2014-04-23 17:49:30 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Heartbleed goes deeper than public-facing Web servers, so you need a tool that can scan a broader range of networks and technologies so you can identify and address those that are at risk.

http://www.csoonline.com/article/2146986/network-security/crowdstrike-offers-new-free-heartbleed-scanner-tool.html

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2014-04-23 17:11:23 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

For malware developers and cyber criminals, a booming business comes down to one simple principle: Location, location, location.

As users embrace and migrate to new technologies and platforms, attackers will follow. This Alert Logic report shows how attackers are focusing more effort on the cloud as cloud apps and data become mainstream.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2147321/report-attackers-have-their-sights-set-on-the-cloud.html

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2014-04-22 17:25:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Truth. This actually applies to tech writing in general--not just smartphone reviews.

Preach it, +JR Raphael!

http://blogs.computerworld.com/smartphones/23813/10-enlightening-things-you-learn-professional-smartphone-reviewer

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2014-04-21 18:53:43 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Spam is still going strong, and it's not just for email anymore.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2145802/spam-turns-20-and-still-going-strong.html

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2014-04-18 18:04:22 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Users are conditioned to avoid links and attachments, but the new marketing tool from Twitter will enforce risky behavior by influencing users to download apps directly from tweets.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2145465/twitter-app-downloads-could-put-users-at-risk.html

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2014-04-18 12:57:50 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)

Choose your poison: iOS or Android? Small, medium, or large?

The first pic is an iPad Air on top of the 12.2-inch Samsung Galaxy Note Pro so you can see how much larger it really is.

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2014-04-17 20:09:52 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Threat modeling is the foundation of secure software development. Microsoft just launched a new version of its free tool: Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool 2014.

http://www.csoonline.com/article/2145164/security/check-out-the-new-microsoft-threat-modeling-tool-2014.html

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2014-04-17 15:01:18 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

HEARTBLEED! Run for your lives!!

For over a week now the information security world and media outlets have focused on the Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL. It is a serious issue, but some of the stories are more hysteria than helpful.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2144840/heartbleed-3-hysterical-fears-and-what-you-really-need-to-know.html#tk.twt_pcworld

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2014-04-16 16:08:21 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

I have known Stuart McClure for over a decade now, and I consider him one of my closer friends in the information security community. I respect what he is trying to do with Cylance, but I wanted to explore the man behind the myth a little for this interview.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/tonybradley/2014/04/16/in-their-own-words-cylance-founder-and-ceo-stuart-mcclure/

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2014-04-16 15:00:37 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 3 +1s)

Good News: Windows XP use has declined dramatically in recent months.

Bad News: Hundreds of millions of users continuing to use Windows XP--putting themselves and the rest of the Internet at greater risk.

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-xp-use-declining-but-millions-still-willingly-at-risk/

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2014-04-15 19:59:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Microsoft used to hold Office hostage--dangling it like a carrot to try and attract and keep customers on the Windows platform. Now, it has a new strategy to make sure you keep using Office no matter what device or operating system you choose.
 
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2143845/microsoft-takes-fight-to-google-s-home-turf-with-office-online-apps.html

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2014-04-15 13:02:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Microsoft partnered with Chef and Puppet Labs to bring DevOps tools and capabilities into the Azure cloud platform.

http://devops.com/features/microsoft-bridges-gap-azure-devops/

2014-04-14 21:11:47 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)

Disqus and ShareThis--two very popular apps for sharing content online--are both still vulnerable to Heartbleed according to Netskope.
 
http://www.csoonline.com/article/2143123/cloud-security/heartbleed-flaw-still-exists-at-disqus-sharethis-and-46-other-cloud-apps.html

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2014-04-14 20:08:08 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

The Web servers aren't the only things potentially vulnerable to Heartbleed. If your Web browser or Internet-connected devices rely on OpenSSL, they might be vulnerable to Reverse Heartbleed.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2142808/reverse-heartbleed-puts-your-pc-and-the-internet-of-things-at-risk.html

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2014-04-14 13:52:05 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Have you got $1500 burning a hole in your pocket? Before you blow it becoming one more "Glasshole" we don't really need, consider these 10 alternative ways to spend that money.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/tonybradley/2014/04/14/dont-waste-your-money-on-google-glass-10-better-ways-to-spend-1500/

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2014-04-11 16:25:58 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)

There are plenty of vulnerabilities embedded in the applications we rely on and use everyday. According to research from HP, though, there are four times MORE vulnerabilities that are a function of user error.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2142581/hp-report-80-percent-of-the-vulnerabilities-are-really-your-fault.html

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2014-04-11 15:54:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

If you have an SSL certificate from Entrust, you can revoke any suspected of being compromised by Heartbleed, and re-issue new ones for free.

http://www.csoonline.com/article/2142803/browser-security/entrust-offer-new-certificates-in-wake-of-heartbleed.html

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2014-04-10 21:39:55 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Some advice for how to deal with Heartbleed...from FunnyOrDie.

http://www.funnyordie.com/articles/1571cd61d1/ways-to-prepare-yourself-against-heartbleed-the-security-breach-affecting-every-site-on-the-internet

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2014-04-10 18:12:39 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

"A devops approach can facilitate this capability, and push protection into the network as code."

http://devops.com/blogs/programmability-network-stop-heartbleed/

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2014-04-10 17:15:36 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

One of the fundamental problems with the status quo model for computer security is that it is reactive. The bad guys always get the first move. Some companies like +Cylance, Inc. and +CrowdStrike    are working to flip that model and provide proactive security.

https://blogs.rsa.com/stop-bad-guys-proactive-defense/

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2014-04-10 17:10:21 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Everywhere you go there are surveillance cameras. Your online activity is monitored by various entities in the name of security. It seems like the more security we have, the less privacy we can expect.

https://blogs.rsa.com/inherent-conflict-security-privacy/

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2014-04-10 12:44:08 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

There is a inverse relationship in technology between simplicity / convenience and security.

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/security-could-be-a-casualty-of-the-new-azure-portal/

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2014-04-09 22:37:49 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)

It's no fun to hear that it will cost $4,000 to repair an otherwise perfectly functional Prius. Thankfully, I figured out that you can get it fixed for a small fraction of that amount.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/tonybradley/2014/04/09/replacing-a-dead-prius-hybrid-battery-doesnt-have-to-cost-thousands-of-dollars/

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2014-04-09 19:58:39 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 1 +1s)

Put away your torches and pitchforks. All software has flaws.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2141740/is-open-source-to-blame-for-the-heartbleed-bug.html

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2014-04-09 16:34:40 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)

All your security is broken. That is all.

http://www.csoonline.com/article/2141424/cloud-security/what-you-need-to-know-about-heartbleed-and-openssl.html

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2014-04-09 13:00:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

This. Arguments against paying a living wage fail the math test...never mind common sense and decency.

http://youtu.be/vAcaeLmybCY 

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2014-04-08 20:31:32 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Farewell, Windows XP. We hardly knew...who am I kidding? You've overstayed your welcome and now it's time for you to go. Buh-bye.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2140806/patch-tuesday-last-call-for-windows-xp.html

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2014-04-08 17:59:51 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

If you have a MacBook Air with a failing SSD, or you'd just like to upgrade to more storage capacity in your MacBook Air, I highly recommend investing in an OWC Aura Pro replacement kit.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/tonybradley/2014/04/08/how-to-make-your-macbook-air-like-new-for-less-than-300/

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2014-04-07 14:26:13 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)

Once upon a time, I had a Tandy 1000SL computer. As the x86 PCs took off, I thought I would upgrade mine rather than buying something new. After investing hundreds of dollars in a new hard drive, graphics card, and other improvements, I came to the realization that my hobbled together machine was more expensive and less functional than just buying a new PC.

Don't make that same mistake as you upgrade off of Windows XP.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2139985/don-t-waste-your-money-trying-to-upgrade-your-windows-xp-pc.html

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2014-04-06 01:28:24 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

I adamantly opposed Proposition 8, and any similar attempts across the country to legislate discrimination--particularly when that bigotry and intolerance is a function of imposing narrow-minded religious doctrine through law. That said, this is the United States of America, and I don't begrudge the right of others to hold the opposite opinion with equal passion.

We shouldn't hold entire companies accountable for the personal beliefs of individual employees, and we shouldn't persecute individuals for their beliefs.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/tonybradley/2014/04/05/backlash-against-brendan-eich-crossed-a-line/

2014-04-04 20:35:28 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

You know what would be awesome? A remake of Charlie & The Chocolate Factory with Tom Hiddleston as Willy Wonka.

2014-04-04 19:49:34 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

A quick email poll:

1. Is the email address you use most for personal emails a personal or business / work account?

2. What do you use as your primary personal email service? (Microsoft Exchange / Outlook, Gmail, Outlook.com, Yahoo, AOL, your ISP (Comcast, AT&T, etc), or something else?

3. If you use a webmail service like Gmail or Outlook.com, do you use it primarily from the website, or do you have it set up in email client software?

2014-04-04 19:30:18 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Just discovered a cool site called meetways.com.

My Dad will be in Austin next week and we want to meet halfway for dinner one night. I was trying to research where the halfway point is between Austin and The Woodlands, and I thought, "There should be a site or service that figures this stuff out."

So, I googled "find restaurants halfway between two locations" and BAM! Meetways.com.

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2014-04-04 15:33:26 (18 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

I do have one minor complaint about Windows 8 (actually, I am running Windows 8.1 Update now--but the issue has existed in all versions of Windows 8--and possibly prior versions of Windows as well...but I digress).

When I open an application on the desktop--like Word, it always initially opens in some small window that is partially off the screen. When I open Internet Explorer, it always initially opens in some tall thin window on the right side of the screen. Then I use Aero Snap to fit the window to one half of the display or the other. Next time I open the apps, they revert to the dumb small windows.

Windows should "remember" the size and shape of the application at the time it was closed, and retain that position next time it's opened rather than requiring me to go through the same Aero Snap resizing process every time.

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2014-04-04 14:59:21 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

The end is nigh!

No, seriously. Windows XP support expires next week. A number of security experts weighed in on the "Windows XPocalypse". Will it be a security issue of epic proportion, or will it be a small footnote that nobody really notices?

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2138471/xpocalypse-now-without-support-windows-xp-faces-a-relentless-threat.html

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2014-04-02 18:47:31 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Is Microsoft following the path of Sears, Kodak, and BlackBerry into the abyss of irrelevance, or is it making the right moves to adapt and evolve to the changing tech landscape?

+Adam Hartung feels that Microsoft is slowly (or not so slowly) digging its own grave, but I disagree and think the future is looking pretty good for Microsoft right now. 

http://www.forbes.com/sites/tonybradley/2014/04/02/microsoft-is-just-getting-started-jump-onboard/

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2014-04-02 15:18:12 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Microsoft has never been all that subtle about making Office 365 the more attractive option for purchasing Microsoft Office. It lets you defer the cost of Office over time, grants you licenses for more than one device, enables you to perpetually have the latest version of the software, and comes with a variety of additional perks you don't get with the standalone Microsoft Office suite--like a fully functional Office for iPad.

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/office-for-ipad-proves-that-office-365-is-the-best-value/

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2014-04-01 20:30:24 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Tax season equals open season for phishing scams, and cyber crooks. Make sure you follow these tips to stay safe online.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2138540/10-tips-to-protect-your-tax-return-from-theft-and-fraud.html

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2014-04-01 20:22:09 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Some users may be apathetic or incompetent, but that alone doesn't fully explain why it is that users are consistently the weakest link in the security chain.

http://www.csoonline.com/article/2138481/data-protection/whose-fault-is-it-that-users-are-the-weakest-link.html

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2014-03-31 13:23:10 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

One week left until the expiration of support for Windows XP. This article points out that there are some very good reasons--aside from "Microsoft made me do it"--for upgrading off of this archaic OS.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2127782/the-right-path-how-upgrading-your-office-from-xp-yields-bottom-line-benefits.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter#tk.rss_all

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2014-03-31 12:42:27 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Microsoft finally launched native iOS apps for the core Microsoft Office products, but you need an Office 365 subscription to really be productive with them. Are they worth it, or can you get by just fine with the iWork app equivalents that Apple provides for free?

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2137229/office-for-ipad-vs-iwork-the-battle-for-tablet-productivity.html

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2014-03-28 23:21:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Windows 8 has struggled, but if you view Windows 8 sales as a function of PC sales it is actually doing much better than it seems.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/tonybradley/2014/03/28/dont-believe-the-windows-8-failure-hype/

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2014-03-27 20:22:41 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Put a fork in it. The debate is over. Office for iPad cements the iPad--if not tablets in general--as an evolution of the "personal computer" every bit as capable as a traditional PC.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2114025/office-for-ipad-establishes-the-tablet-as-a-true-pc.html

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2014-03-27 12:47:29 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Netflix faced a number of challenges trying to scale cloud content delivery to stream movies to millions of customers. In order to succeed, Netflix had to embrace DevOps, the open source community, and enlist the aid of the Simian Army.

http://devops.com/features/netflix-the-simian-army-and-the-culture-of-freedom-and-responsibility/

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2014-03-26 15:18:19 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)

The debate over Windows 8 and the expiration of Windows XP support often seems very binary--as if those are the only two options. The reality is that there are other options, however, depending on why you love Windows XP, or why you hate Windows 8 some of those options may not make sense for you.

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/what-to-do-if-you-love-windows-xp-and-hate-windows-8/

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2014-03-25 19:09:24 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)

You should know that any PC you buy will eventually need to be upgraded or replaced, and you should be prepared when that time comes.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2111243/a-closer-look-at-your-windows-xp-investment.html

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2014-03-24 16:37:44 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

I guess I struck a nerve. Readers are heaping on the "praise".

"Find another job. Forbes can’t possibly pay you enough to look this foolish."

"This writer is a simpleton. How do smug mediocre intellects like this get to write for Forbes? Journalism truly is dead."

"Let’s be real, any writer who doesn’t HATE Windows 8 is just being paid to tout a loser with big advertising dollars."

http://www.forbes.com/sites/tonybradley/2014/03/19/im-sorry-the-windows-8-hate-just-doesnt-make-sense/

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2014-03-24 16:08:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

If your IT department can't provide service as good or better than what you can get from a third-party, and it costs your company more than outsourcing, maybe the internal IT department just can't compete and shouldn't exist?

https://blogs.rsa.com/service-competes-managed-services/

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2014-03-24 01:50:21 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Richard Stiennon thinks the push for STEM (science technology engineering and math) education and 4-year degrees isn't the solution for everyone.

What do you think of Stiennon's points in this Forbes article?:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/richardstiennon/2014/03/23/stem-stinks-for-cybersecurity/

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