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Apigee Acquires InsightsOne To Deepen API Analytics Offerings | TechCrunch

Apigee Acquires InsightsOne To Deepen API Analytics Offerings | TechCrunch | MTA | Scoop.it
Apigee, an API management company, has acquired InsightsOne for its predictive analytics technology. With InsightsOne, Apigee will have a platform that helps..
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As Marketplaces Evolve, Greylock Places Its Bets | TechCrunch

As Marketplaces Evolve, Greylock Places Its Bets | TechCrunch | MTA | Scoop.it
The idea of marketplaces as a business model for technology startups isn't new. We saw some marketplaces go belly-up in the Bubble, and saw a few, like eBay,..
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GitHub doubled its repositories in 2013 from 5 million to 10 million

GitHub doubled its repositories in 2013 from 5 million to 10 million | MTA | Scoop.it
"This last million took just 48 days. In fact, over 5.5 million repositories -- more than half of the repositories on the site -- were created this year alone," says GitHubber Brian Doll.
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Man, Machine And How They Relate To APIs | TechCrunch

Man, Machine And How They Relate To APIs | TechCrunch | MTA | Scoop.it
The interactions between humans and machines creates a new set of relationships that we are just beginning to understand. We are becoming more machine-like,..
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Insightful article explaining how APIs are changing the ways of the world.

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20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web

20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web | MTA | Scoop.it
What is the Internet? (or, 'You Say Tomato, I Say TCP/IP')
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Illustrated online book covering 20 of the basics of the internet, ranging from what is the internet to malware, cookies and phishing.

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Illustrated online book covering 20 of the basics of the internet, ranging from what is the internet to malware, cookies and phishing.

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Misha Glenny: Hire the hackers! | Video on TED.com

Despite multibillion-dollar investments in cybersecurity, one of its root problems has been largely ignored: who are the people who write malicious code?
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Fantastic, informative and humorous TED talk on how hackers function and why we need to hire the hackers.

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Kevin Slavin: How algorithms shape our world | Video on TED.com

Kevin Slavin argues that we're living in a world designed for -- and increasingly controlled by -- algorithms.
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Fascinating TED talk on the impact of algorithms.

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Fascinating TED talk on the impact of algorithms on our world.

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Native, web, platform: What's the best way to build a new app?

Native, web, platform: What's the best way to build a new app? | MTA | Scoop.it
Native is high performance, but also high maintenance. Web gets you maximum reach but has its own drawbacks. And "write once, run anywhere" platforms are still very new.
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Enlightening comparison of native, web and platform approaches for mobile app design, a must-read if those three words mean nothing to you!

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How the Bitcoin protocol actually works | DDI

How the Bitcoin protocol actually works | DDI | MTA | Scoop.it
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How bitcoins actually work!

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Tech Talk: Heroku For Beginners - With Dynos! - Hackbright Academy

Tech Talk: Heroku For Beginners - With Dynos! - Hackbright Academy | MTA | Scoop.it
When I initially became interested in programming, my first foray into the field was reading personal tech blogs written by my followers on Twitter.
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Interesting presentation explaining what exactly Heroku is!

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What is Server Virtualization

An InfoClipz provided by www.infoworld.com. Server Virtualization explained in 3 minutes or less!
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MicroNugget: What is White Hat Hacking?

In this MicroNugget, CBT Nuggets trainer Eli the Computer Guy defines hacking and the three different types of hackers: black hat, grey hat, and white hat. E...
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Discover what white hat hackers are and why they differ from black hat hackers in this short video!

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What are the Business Benefits of Cloud Computing, IaaS, PaaS and SaaS?

What is Cloud Computing? What is IaaS? What is SaaS? What is PaaS? Our video explains the technology behind Cloud Computing, Infrastructure as a Service (Iaa...
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Short video explaining the business benefits of cloud computing, IaaS, PaaS and SaaS.

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Big data: The next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity | McKinsey & Company

Big data: The next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity | McKinsey & Company | MTA | Scoop.it
Big data will become a key basis of competition, underpinning new waves of productivity growth, innovation, and consumer surplus—as long as the right policies and enablers are in place. A McKinsey Global Institute article.
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Big Data 2.0: the next generation of Big Data

Big Data 2.0: the next generation of Big Data | MTA | Scoop.it
The big data ecosystem has now reached a tipping point: We are entering what I would call the next generation of big data — big data 2.0 — where the focus is on three key areas:
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By reading this page, you are mining bitcoins

By reading this page, you are mining bitcoins | MTA | Scoop.it
If you clicked the button above, then you are currently mining bitcoin, the math-based digital currency that recently topped $1,000 on exchanges. Congratulations.
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Ralph Langner: Cracking Stuxnet, a 21st-century cyber weapon | Video on TED.com

When first discovered in 2010, the Stuxnet computer worm posed a baffling puzzle. Beyond its sophistication loomed a more troubling mystery: its purpose. Ralph Langner and team helped crack the code that revealed this digital warhead's final target.
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Advanced TED talk discussing Stuxnet, the computer worm developed specifically to target parts of Iran's nuclear weapon facilities.

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Avi Rubin: All your devices can be hacked | Video on TED.com

Could someone hack your pacemaker? At TEDxMidAtlantic, Avi Rubin explains how hackers are compromising cars, smartphones and medical devices, and warns us about the dangers of an increasingly hack-able world.
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Mikko Hypponen: Three types of online attack | Video on TED.com

Cybercrime expert Mikko Hypponen talks us through three types of online attack on our privacy and data -- and only two are considered crimes. "Do we blindly trust any future government?
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TED talk giving you insights into the different type of online attacks.

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Responsive design vs. adaptive delivery: Which one’s right for you?

Responsive design vs. adaptive delivery: Which one’s right for you? | MTA | Scoop.it
You need to take a harder look at your website to determine which will suit your needs best.
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A good eyeo-opener into what exactly are responsive and adaptive delivery web designs and their comparisons.

 

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Why Software Is Eating The World

Why Software Is Eating The World | MTA | Scoop.it
Far from a bubble, we're watching a new generation of tech start-ups realize the Web's original potential, says Marc Andreessen.
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Fascinating article by Marc Andreessen of Andreessen-Horowitz on why software is eating the world and the dramatic economic shift that it is having.

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Even if you've already read this, it's worth reading again! Fascinating article by Marc Andreessen of Andreessen-Horowitz on why software is eating the world and the dramatic economic shift that it is having.
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Case Study: Examining Airbnb - Robert Plant | Big Data Republic

Case Study: Examining Airbnb - Robert Plant | Big Data Republic | MTA | Scoop.it
Airbnb's strength comes from a combination of tech know-how and devotion to the customer.
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Short airbnb case study focused on the big data issues and the technology they use.

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What is a MOOC?

Written and Narrated by Dave Cormier Video by Neal Gillis Researchers: Dave Cormier Alexander McAuley George Siemens Bonnie Stewart Created through funding r...
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Good video outlining what MOOCs are and why they add value to users.

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What is a VPN?

Jay Norris with Claris Networks defines a "VPN" (Virtual Private Network), what its uses are, and the three ways they are implemented.
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Find out what a VPN is and why it can be immensely valuable by watching this short video!

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SSL Certificate Explained

http://www.qualitywebhostsolutions.com/network-solutions-ssl-certificate/
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Discover the basics of SSL and how it works in this short video!

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