Woman's iPhone saves her from Vegas shooter's bullet

One of the unlikeliest of heroes emerging from the Las Vegas massacre was a rose-colored iPhone, which took a bullet for its owner, according to a report.

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IT Convergence Trend Alters Approach to Federal Market

Federal agencies have begun using an emerging IT tool to manage the huge amount of data the U.S. government generates and stores. Federal IT managers recently have embraced the concept of convergence, which has been gaining traction in the private sector. Agencies also have indicated that the approach may be useful for other federal IT applications. Spurred by several rounds of IT reform directives from the U.S. Congress and the White House Office of Management and Budget, agencies have begun seeking innovative methods to improve data storage.

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Stolen Netflix passwords can be bought for 25 cents on the black market, Symantec warns

Security specialist Symantec warns of an emerging black market for stolen Netflix passwords, which can be bought for as little as 25 cents.

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Salesforce's Message to Europe

Salesforce last week said it would invest $100 million in emerging sales force partners in Europe. The company previously announced a similar program for the Americas, and it hopes to discover valuable new companies and business solutions. Paul Greenberg and the team at CRM Idol have been doing the same thing — trying to discover interesting emerging companies in the CRM space for several years now, minus the money. Even without millions of bucks at stake, the casting call always brings in some cool ideas from around the world.

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What a Southeast Asian tech boom means for US firms

It may be the least well-known tech boom in the emerging world. From Indonesia to Thailand, consumers in Southeast Asia, are getting online for the first time through smartphones – creating an Internet boom in the region.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/16/what-south-asian-tech-boom-means-for-american-technology.html

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That was fast: Apple Watch zooms to lead in ‘smart wearables’ 

Only a few months after shipping its first wearable, Apple is now the leader in the emerging global smart wearables market and within striking distance of the overall wearables market front runner.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/28/that-was-fast-apple-watch-zooms-to-lead-in-smart-wearables/

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I Bet My Life: Microsoft HoloLens perfectly targets its core competency

Microsoft’s ability to leverage the tech media’s credulity is weakening, as is evident from the emerging skepticism of its ability to deliver upon its latest product demonstration: HoloLens.

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Cyber experts warn of 'Bash' security bug danger

New warnings are emerging of a security flaw known as the “Bash” bug, which cyber experts say may pose a serious threat to computers and other devices using Unix-based operating systems such as Linux and Mac OS X.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/09/25/cyber-experts-warn-bash-security-bug-danger/

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Microsoft announces Sharks Cove mini PC, a powerful, expensive rival to Raspberry Pi

Sharks Cove in hand
Though it takes Microsoft a while to jump in on an emerging trend, the company does tend to throw its hat into the ring eventually. Despite releasing satisfactory hardware, the company was late to both the modern-day smartphone and tablet scene, hindering its success. This time around — likely thanks to the success of the Raspberry Pi — Microsoft is targeting the mini PC market with the announcement of Sharks Cove.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/187149-microsoft-announces-sharks-cove-mini-pc-a-powerful-expensive-rival-to-raspberry-pi

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Google looks to squeeze Apple in emerging markets with new Android One program

Apple’s aging iPhone 4s remains popular among consumers in emerging markets looking to move up from entry-level devices, a positioning that Google is preparing to challenge with a new series of Android handsets that combine stock Android software with low-cost hardware.

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Salesforce Tries On Wearable Tech for Size

Salesforce.com is moving aggressively to carve out its own place in a hot emerging technology niche: wearable computing. With its new initiative, Salesforce Wear, it appears to be following its usual MO of co-opting technology in the consumer world and repositioning it for the enterprise. However, unlike social networking, which Salesforce.com adapted for its user base with marvelous effect — wearable technology is an iffy proposition among consumers. Still, its Wear initiative fits well with Salesforce.com’s Internet of the Customer concept.

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