Were you busy last week? Here’s a quick tech news recap of articles you may have missed from the week of 4/6/2015.
Microsoft celebrated its 40th anniversary. A data security lapse at Auburn University left personal information belonging to roughly 370,000 current, former and prospective students accessible online for months. Virginia became the first state to enact a digital identity law. The Apple Watch sold out within two hours of debuting at retail stores and online. This has pushed delivery times back until mid-June for many customers. Log Angeles has announced that it will implement cloud controlled street lighting on all 7,500 miles of roads within city limits.
Tech News Recap
- Auburn University responding to data security lapse
- Microsoft Celebrates 40th Anniversary: Satya Nadella to Pursue Mobile, Cloud-based and Platform-based Products
- Disaster Recovery as a Service: Does it make sense for you?
- Virginia first state to enact digital identity law
- Moving to the Cloud is Critical for IT Effectiveness
- Researchers show that IoT devices are not designed with security in mind
- How the cloud can help firms tackle the data explosion
- How TGI Fridays put mobile efficiency on the menu
- You can now order an Apple Watch, but it won't arrive for months
- Cloud Controlled Street Lighting is Coming to Los Angeles
- This is Big: A Robo-Car Just Drove Across the Country
- Internet of all the things: Tiny sensors track easily misplaced objects
How has the corporate IT Department evolved? Has your department kept pace?
By Ben Stephenson, Emerging Media Specialist