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laptop with app icons The Difference between Software Testing and Hardware Testing

Hardware and software have become a necessary part of virtually every company and household, and the vendors that serve these audiences must ensure that their products work as they should. Sanjay Zalavadia looks at the difference between software testing and hardware testing.

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Cloud Streaming Could Eliminate Need for Expensive Hardware

The PlayStation TV is just another example of an entertainment box lowering the barrier to entry. Thanks to the power of the cloud, expensive set-top devices that crowd an entertainment center could soon become a thing of the past.

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Josiah Renaudin
What the Boeing Dreamliner 787 Team Can Learn from Agile Methods

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner’s grounding issue is currently the talk of the town. Venkatesh Krishnamurthy lists the issues surrounding Boeing's airplane problems and how agile methods could have benefited the company's development team.

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When Does Choosing a Mediocre Technology Make Sense?

The technology world is obsessed with the latest and greatest. This doesn't come as a surprise. After all, we're all about innovation and building something better today than we built yesterday. Are there times when choosing a mediocre option—or even the worst option—makes sense?

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Rick Scott
The Perils of Closed Ecosystems

A closed ecosystem, where a single entity controls both the hardware platform and what content can go onto it, has far-reaching ramifications for corporate and individual consumers. It's also a risk that needs to be given serious consideration when a business decides to develop for the platform.

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Rick Scott