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Amazon's Expected Smartphone Already Faces Skeptics

If Amazon announces a smartphone on Wednesday, as is expected, it will face an avalanche of skeptics.

CIO Not the Only One to Blame for Target Breach

'You almost have to be a superhuman with 25 hours a day to spend on security issues to be an effective large retailer CIO these days. And that simply doesn't exist.'

The Customer Is King in 2013

CIOs may differ on many things, but there’s less disagreement with the fact that customers will be their top focus in 2013.

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Interview

Technology is the Chief Ingredient Behind Running a Successful Retail Business: CIO of Tesco HSC

We spoke to Vinod Bidarkoppa, who joined Tesco HSC last year as Director (IT) and Chief Information Officer, and discussed the diverse aspects of his role in the retail business.

BYOD is a Reality & Organizations Will Have to Learn to Deal With it: LG India CIO

Daya Prakash, CIO, LG Electronics India Limited says the company sensitize employees about the security concern of BYOD.

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News

MasterCard Teams Up with Startup to Launch First Payment Card with Fingerprint Sensor

Combines security of biometric authentication with the speed and convenience of contactless payment.

Tablets Make Up 9.5 percent of Devices Market: Gartner

Gartner claims tablets will represent only 9.5 per cent of total worldwide sales of devices in 2014, with growth slowing from 55 per cent year-over-year (YoY) in 2013 to 11 per cent this year.

AVG Becomes Sony's Exclusive Mobile Security Partner

Security software vendor, AVG Technologies, has won a three-year contract to be the exclusive provider of mobile security to Sony Mobile smartphones and tablets.

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Opinion

‘Innovators Are Not Smarter Than The Rest of Us’

According to James O'Loghlin, innovators are not smarter than the rest of us and don't have access to a special part of the brain -- they just do things differently.

Here's Why Amazon Drones May Never Land at Your Door

Amazon's distribution network limits the company's deliveries to just a tiny fraction of the US.

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