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2014-09-19 12:24:20

Geekend author David Wagner is no stranger to controversy. This week, he takes on beloved children's film Finding Nemo to sort fact from fish fiction. NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not every day that a writer can take on the big myths in our society. Today, one writer has that chance. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147259 In his latest Geekend installment for InformationWeek, author David Wagner takes on a sacred cow of sorts - the Pixar movie that...

2014-09-18 12:35:26

This week, InformationWeek Radio host Curtis Franklin looks back at the week in tech, including new information on computer science degrees and the enterprise impact of Apple's latest. NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to getting that computer science degree, is the one you are working toward the best for the current marketplace? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/147047 To find out, InformationWeek Radio host Curtis Franklin is interviewing Susan...

2014-09-18 12:34:53

Boston and Minneapolis added to Silicon Valley in lineup of regions hosting the ESC "Embedded Everywhere" USA Conference and Expo in 2015 SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech today announced plans to launch two new and redesigned Embedded Systems Conference/Expo (ESC) events in the U.S. in 2015. ESC will expand its North American portfolio to include dynamic events in both Boston and Minneapolis. These additions join an already successful lineup that includes events in...

2014-09-17 08:31:03

When it comes to using disruptive technologies to your advantage, the head of IT for healthcare distributor H.D. Smith shows InformationWeek how the cloud is paving the way to more personalized medicine. NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For years, CIOs have tried to make sense of what cloud computing can really do. Is it truly the next stage of information technology? Is it a distributive trend that can change the way enterprises think? Is it just hype?...

2014-09-16 12:36:40

When it comes to security passwords, enterprises either do too much or not enough to protect their data. Join Microsoft Researcher Cormac Herley on Dark Reading Radio to learn about better approaches to data security. NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to security, enterprises and those IT professionals responsible for protecting company data are usually accused of doing too little, too much, or both. What's a security pro supposed to do?...

2014-09-16 08:36:45

Survey Also Tracks Shifting Developer Preference Away from Traditional Media, Towards More Budget for Marketing of Games SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Game Developers Conference(®) (GDC) Next 2014 has released the results of the first annual Game Discovery Survey, which has uncovered emerging trends and attitudes from a pool of game industry professionals on launching and popularizing games. Among the many trends revealed in the survey is the finding that first...

2014-09-15 12:31:55

It's time to hit the books. InformationWeek's University program starts this Tuesday, September 16, with a special class on cloud computing options, hosted by guest lecturer Joe Masters Emison. NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's September, and that means it's time to head back to class and hit the books. For IT professionals, executives, and CIOs who are interested in learning a lot more about the latest in technology, InformationWeek has a special program for you....

2014-09-12 12:27:57

Vendors & Network Experts Team up to Demonstrate SDN Capabilities SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interop New York, produced by UBM Tech, today released the complete lineup of vendors participating in the InteropNet SDN Lab. New to Interop, the InteropNet test lab will showcase the capabilities of an SDN-enabled network. The Lab will be open October 1-2 during Interop New York at the Javits Convention Center. For more information, visit: interop.com....

2014-09-12 12:25:46

When it comes to bringing the battle to cancer, gamers and video games can give patients a boost. Even Will Ferrell is getting into the act. NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PR Newswire - Remember when you were a kid and your mother told you that video games would rot your brain? Well, now you can finally tell mom she was wrong all this time. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145705 It turns out that video games can actually help cancer patients, as well as...

2014-09-11 12:31:43

This week, host Curtis Franklin looks at the big stories of the week, including new Apple products and healthcare security issues, with the editors of InformationWeek NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you happened to miss the big news from Apple this week - iPhone 6 in two sizes, Apple Watch, and Apple Pay - InformationWeek Radio can help you catch up on all the news. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140911/145473 Join host Curtis Franklin and the editors of...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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