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TechViews: Securing the New API Economy! The Best Ideas from this Year’s Mobile World Congress! Learn all this and more!

TechViews: Securing the New API Economy! The Best Ideas from this Year’s Mobile World Congress! Learn all this and more!

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Andi Mann

Securing the New API Economy
By Andi Mann

APIs — application programming interfaces — are a somewhat old technology that has become today’s hottest method for building mash-up applications and getting critical legacy data to mobile apps. The fact that some people call this an “API economy” speaks to how effectively APIs expose the hidden value in core information assets, from data warehouses to mainframes.

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DevOps

Pay attention IT! DevOps will change the way CIOs hire and IT pros thrive. Embrace it or get swept aside. This Information Week article explains why DevOps may be the new form of outsourcing.

Cloud

If you are interested in a new Cloud solution then look no further than Stephen Colbert’s “Cloud Fog: part cloud, part fog, all security”. This engadget article previews Colbert’s speech and his new proposed Cloud.

Mobility

Barcelona's Mobile World Congress is the biggest annual mobile-only electronics show and, this year, companies unveiled a whole bunch of perfectly marketable products. This Fast Company article explores five great ideas from the show!

Big Data

Big data has outpaced our legal system's ability to control it — we need a new set of ethics for a new digital age. This Aljazeera article explains why Gigabytes have gone wild!

Mobility

It's a problem that plagues restaurants and bars the world over. People sitting together, staring at their phones! This Fast Company article explores a new product that cools your beverage while blocking the signal from your mobile device.

Big Data

Personal information was once stored in just two places: your home or your head. Today, that same information is worth billions to advertisers and data brokers, operating quietly in nearly every facet of your life. This great Globe and Mail article describes how Big Data profits from your personal information!

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TechViews Unplugged

TechViews Unplugged Episode

In this episode of TechViews Unplugged, Andi Mann and George Watt of CA Technologies discuss computers in your bloodstream, India's new school in the cloud, using phones for hotel check in and room entry, biometric ID, and the future of wearable computing. Click here.

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Be sure to check out our TechInsights Pinboard for more research, developments, insight, and guidance on major IT trends.

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Trends In Tech Twitter

Join our #TechViews Twitter chat on March 11th at 1pm EST, hosted by @TrendsInTech, where we will be discussing Mobile technologies and Healthcare. Make sure to check out this related blog on whether Mobility can cure healthcares IT woes.

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