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Do we need a cybersecurity summit?

Instead of a cybersecurity summit that produces little more than hot air, what we need is action from Congress to pass legislation easing the legal barriers to cyber threat information sharing while beefing up privacy protections for individuals.

News Scan: Apple's Cook warns of privacy loss 'dire consequences'; Microsoft adopts new standard for cloud privacy; More

The top news stories for Feb. 17, 2015.

Researchers draw energy from body motion to power wearables

Researchers in Korea are working on a way to solve the battery life problem in the wearables market. 

News Scan: Windows 10 spells opportunity for developers; 5 cloud security predictions for 2015; More

The top news stories for Jan. 26, 2015.

Apple's Cook: The pot calling the kettle black

I came across an interesting interview that Charlie Rose did with Apple CEO Tim Cook recently in which Cook lamented the poor state of people's privacy. Hmm.

Will Apple's alliance with IBM save the iPad?

Facing the second consecutive quarter of declining iPad sales, CEO Tim Cook is betting that Apple's alliance with IBM will stanch the bleeding by opening up the enterprise channel to more iPad purchases.

Apple pulls experts from medical field to reportedly work on iWatch

Recent talent acquisitions at Apple have added fuel to the rumors that it is moving full-steam ahead with development of the iWatch.

There's gold in them thar 800M iTunes accounts

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced this week that his firm has about 800 million iTunes accounts, up from 575 million in June 2013. Mobile payments could turn all of those iTunes accounts into a "gold mine," judges Nigam Arora, editor of the Arora Report and contributor to Forbes.

Citi exec sounds NFC battle cry, others claim it's a whimper

If it lives up to the hype, near-field communication could be a boon to the financial services industry, which could benefit immensely from mobile payments adoption. Richard Char, the global head of digital networks and merchant services at Citi, told attendees at a recent conference that a coming shift in card technology will pave the way for NFC adoption.

News Bytes: Android flexes mobile ad muscle; Microsoft 'confused' about mobility; more

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