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Tech News Recap for the Week of 3/21/2016

Were you busy this week? Here’s a tech news recap of articles you may have missed for the week of 3/21/2016!

Hacking news may have to have its own dedicated post soon. Hackers steal data from Verizon's enterprise unit, U.S. hospitals continue to get hit, and 7 Iranians have been accused of hacking U.S. banks and a New York dam. In other news, VMware announced the general availability of Horizon 7. Engineers broke the record for fiber optic data transmission. The U.S. Department of Transportation isn't ready to qualify Google's self-driving tech as a driver yet. Boston is using data to make better decisions, Microsoft Azure is king of the hill, enterprises are investing in software-defined data centers, and more top news from this week!

Tech News Recap

  • Hackers steal data on Verizon enterprise customers, put it up for sale online
  • VMware Announces General Availability of Horizon 7
  • U.S. hospitals are getting hit by hackers
  • Why Microsoft Azure is king of the hill
  • Enterprise Invests More In Software-Defined Data Centers
  • Hospital CTO finds virtualization and security in Citrix
  • Why IT Needs To Tear Down Data Silos
  • VA CIO places renewed focus on cloud, data center consolidation
  • 7 Iranians accused of hacking U.S. banks, New York dam
  • Hyper-scale cloud computing is a powerful tool for the law enforcement mission
  • Engineers Break Record for Fiber Optic Data Transmission Using New Breed of Laser
  • Uber launches bounty program for hackers to earn $10,000 exploiting its apps
  • Hacker High School Teaches Cyber Security Skills To Teens
  • Should you worry that your car will be hacked?
  • Why Coca-Cola Works With Both Google And Its Rivals In The Cloud And Warns Not To Worry About Price
  • U.S. DOT: Google's self-driving tech doesn't fully qualify as a driver yet
  • How machine learning will take off in the cloud
  • Better use of data could make cities more efficient

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By Ben Stephenson, Emerging Media Specialist



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