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February IT News Roundup!

March 01, 2016

Apple vs. The FBI- An Open Letter from Tim Cook

The headlines are out about the FBI issuing an order to Apple to build a backdoor to the iPhone 5c which was used in the tragic San Bernardino event in December.  While there are many articles that spotlight the story. We chose to reference the open letter from Tim Cook on why he stood by his opposing decision to cooperate. What are your thoughts on the issue?

Read more from Apple, A Message to Our Customers.

White House is Hiring – First Ever CISO

Early this month it was mentioned that the White House would announce that it is seeking to appoint its first-ever CISO. The role will focus on coordinating cybersecurity across federal agencies and will be housed within the Office of Management and Budget at the White House showing that the federal government is placing a higher emphasis on cybersecurity in the Data Breach Age. 

Read more from The Guardian, White House Seeks its First Ever CISO.

Digital Trends to Keep an Eye Out for This Year

What is mobile marketing and how will it lead to delivering value to your customers? From e-commerce, big data trends, and virtual reality there are many exciting trends happening this year in technology! Take alook at the 5 Digital Trends highlighted in this article.

Read more from Huffington Post, 5 Digital Trends to Watch for in 2016.

Microsoft HoloLens Release Date

HoloLens augmented reality is an exciting device aimed at developers, and Microsoft continues to drop hints and reveal more about a potential release date coming soon! Tweets and videos have been shared that show of the HoloLens interface Actiongram app. What is the Actiongram app you ask? Read this article provided by Mashable for a glimpse. 

Read more from Mashable, Microsoft HoloLens Developer Documents Hints at Possible Release Date.

What Top IT news stories have you heard so far in 2016? Share with us!

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Posted By: Anastasia Hoosman


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