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LinkedIn tackles China with a startup approach

China has been a tough market for U.S. Internet companies to crack, but LinkedIn has high hopes it can buck the trend and increase its user base in the country to as high as 50 million over the next five years.

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

CAREERS

How a cyber cop patrols the underworld of e-commerce

Payza 'cyber cop' Melissa Andrews tracks good, bad and ugly websites with the mission of shutting down criminal operations.

IT GOVERNANCE

Federal CIOs moving cybersecurity beyond compliance

The evolving nature of cyberattacks demands a more dynamic response, according to government CIOs making an effort to implement real-time, continuous monitoring and reporting for security issues.

LEADERSHIP AND MGMT

CIOs and procurement pros partner on cloud services

Cloud services can help CIOs free themselves from worrying about managing data centers, scaling capacity, configuring servers, applying security patches and other routine maintenance so they can focus on providing insight to improve the business.

LEGAL

U.S. commercial drone industry struggles to take off

The U.S. commercial drone industry is still struggling to get off the ground more than two years after President Obama signed into law a bill that permits the civilian use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) over the country's airspace.

OUTSOURCING

India's Infosys posts strong revenue, profit growth

The outsourcer brought back its first CEO to help revive the company.

PROJECT MGMT

Shortage of project managers sends businesses scrambling

When it comes to project management, many organisations find themselves understaffed and that's putting them at a competitive disadvantage, according to a study by ESI International.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

Ask the iTunes Guy: Glitchy tracks, numbers game, and too-large libraries

You know the one where you get a track from iTunes Match and it's not perfect? How about the one where you've just got too much stuff in your iTunes library and it slows iTunes down to a crawl? Or that thing where there are numbers at the beginnings of track names and you'd really like to get rid of them? Well, read on to find out how to fix these problems.

CLOUD COMPUTING

Hands-on: Eyefi Cloud offers unlimited photo storage through a Wi-Fi SD card

Wireless storage card maker Eyefi (formerly Eye-Fi) unveiled Eyefi Cloud, an unlimited photo storage service, on Thursday morning. The service, which will cost $49 per year, receives photos captured by a camera to Eyefi's own Wi-Fi enabled SD card. The card uploads them to the cloud using a paired, Internet-connected smartphone or tablet as the conduit.

DATA CENTER

Major Scottish data centre to rely on renewable energy

Plans to build a data centre which relies solely on renewable energy have been submitted to Scottish authorities, as part of a major £40 million project.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

Canon Pixma Pro-10: Professional-quality photo prints, right on your desk

The Canon Pixma Pro-10 is a printer aimed at professionals and dedicated enthusiasts who value beautiful photographic prints and want to make them themselves. Sending your prints out to a pro lab will probably cost less and give you more options (like very large prints). But doing it yourself is much more satisfying. It can even produce better results, especially if you're using a printer like the Pro-10.

INDUSTRIES

Blame Heartbleed: HealthCare.gov requires users to change their passwords

If you have an account with HealthCare.gov, you can expect to change your password the next time you log in. And you can thank Heartbleed for it.

INTERNET

Samsung hints at ads and premium subscriptions for Galaxy-centric Milk Music

Samsung's Milk Music may become more than just a sweet deal for Galaxy phone users, as the company looks to monetize its streaming music service with ads and paid subscriptions.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Nokia doesn't want you to get shocked, suspends tablet sales because of faulty charger

Nokia has temporarily halted sales of the Lumia 2520 in seven countries, because the tablet's AC-300 charger can give users an electric shock.

NETWORKING

LaCie compromised for over a year

I guess there is truth in the saying that the devil is in the details. If anyone ever tries to tell you that their product or service is 100% secure you have my permission to smack them with a large fish (not an actual permission slip). That being said, it is good to tackle the issues straight on when you've been hacked. In this case the storage manufacturer LaCie was breached by a nefarious third party who managed to set up shop on their internal network well over a year ago.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Meet the most profitable PC company you've never heard of

Dell's Original Equipment Manufacturer division makes custom PCs for companies in a variety of industries. It also makes money. With sales of plain ol' out-of-the-box machines on the decline, this might point to the future of the PC.

SECURITY

Netcraft tool flags websites affected by Heartbleed

Worried about how the Heartbleed vulnerability may affect your personal accounts? A new tool may be of help.

STORAGE

Dropbox weaves cloud photo service Loom into Carousel

Another cloud photo service vanishes into acquisition-land: Loom announced on Thursday that it's joining forces with Dropbox, presumably to beef up the storage company's newly launched Carousel app and other photographic features.

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BLOGS

Big data, big dilemmas

Isn’t this the truth? ‘Because sometimes things happen to people and they’re not equipped to deal with them’.

Blurred Lines -- Living on the Edge of Digital and Physical Worlds

The “cyber physical” is changing the way we experience everyday life.

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