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Uber squashes hack that unveiled secret passenger ratings

July 29, 2014 | CAITLIN MCGARRY

Late Sunday night, software engineer Aaron Landy penned a Medium post that changed the way regular Uber passengers see themselves. Landy discovered a hack that allowed the car-hailing app's users to see their ratings--the numerical score drivers assign riders based on their behavior. It was a major, if brief, game-changer.

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Windows Phone 8.1's awaited interactive lock screens are here, but they're rough

July 29, 2014 | BRAD CHACOS

When Microsoft's Joe Belfiore officially revealed Windows Phone 8.1 onstage at Build all the way back in April, the very first thing he talked about was the operating system's newfangled ability to support interactive live lock screens. Fast forward four months: As Windows Phone 8.1 starts rolling out to users, Microsoft has released the very first live lock screen app in the Windows Phone Store, albeit in beta form.

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Don’t Overpay for Your ERP Solution

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The IDC paper reveals that the continuing costs to keep an ERP system in line with the business changes are costly, disruptive and time consuming. Organizations should consider most importantly the total cost of change when evaluating ERP systems.

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Managing Complexity in Identity and Access Management

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

With ever-changing regulations and a growing number of on-premise, cloud and mobile applications, knowing who has access to what and why is more important than ever. This research paper summarised organisations’ perceptions of IAM complexity.

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Modern Threats Need Modern Threat Prevention

Check Point

What is the meaning of “threat” to the security of your organization’s network? In a practical sense, does this mean you should try to minimize the vulnerabilities of different applications? Or is there more?

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