Cities all over the world have started to use the Internet of Things (IoT) to manage their urban infrastructure more efficiently, a concept known as 'smart cities.' But IT teams are still confused about cloud security, with many adopting conflicting strategies toward cloud security and IoT.
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Twitter has published a new listing of key stats and figures underlining the value of video ads on the platform.
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LinkedIn has announced that it’s reached 500 million members, and added in some new ad targeting tools.
This infographic incorporates some of the key lessons from Barry Feldman's new book 'The Road to Recognition'
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Peter Goodman, French Markets Surge as Euro Withstands Attack From the Right: Peter Goodman on the Euro: Many argue that the euro was doomed from inception. It was conceived more as an idealistic reach for European cooperation than as a reasoned plan to manage a currency. Show More Summary