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  1. Federal Wiretappers Can’t Keep Up With New Chat Apps
    8/11/2014

    Federal law enforcement and intelligence authorities are finding it increasingly difficult to conduct court-ordered wiretaps on suspects because of a surge in chat services, instant messaging and other online communications that lack the technical means to be intercepted, according to The Washington Post.

  2. Technology In Art Education Is Opportunity For VARs
    8/11/2014

    Technology can be applied to artistic pursuits — Photoshop, music recording, video editing — and Tech Page One reports that technology is pushing art education forward via the “cyber arts.”

  3. The Top VAR Opportunities In Retail
    8/11/2014

    A recent BSM article reported on what industry professionals thought were the most significant trends and opportunities for VARs in the retail sector.  The following industry leaders also shared their insights on the topic...

  4. Healthcare IT News For VARs — August 8, 2014
    8/9/2014

    In this week’s news, California releases patient data to the public, and Cerner buys out Siemens EHR.

  5. Restaurant And Hospitality IT News For VARs — August 8, 2014
    8/9/2014

    In the news this week, two hotels are rolling out new technology aimed at enhancing the customer experience. Also, the National Restaurant Association reports although trends softened somewhat in June, restaurants are optimistic about the coming months.

  6. Retail IT News For VARs — August 8, 2014
    8/9/2014

    In news this week, the National Retail Federation (NRF) predicts K-12 back-to-school spending will total about $26.5 billion. Also, assisting customers virtually seems to be trending.

  7. Government-Grade Malware In Hacker Hands
    8/7/2014

    Gyges malware now being integrated into ransomware and rootkits by cybercriminals.

  8. RetailNOW Panelists Tell The Secret Of Better Employees: A Better Boss
    8/7/2014

    This year’s W2W event on Monday at RetailNOW featured a panel discussion on the topic of leadership. W2W, the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) community that is a resource and support for women in the Retail IT industry, based the discussion on the book Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek.

  9. RSPA Passes Chairperson Gavel To BSM’s Roddy
    8/7/2014

    Business Solutions magazine (BSM) President Jim Roddy became 2014-15 RSPA (Retail Solutions Providers Association) Board Chairperson on Tuesday when 2013-14 Chair Lynn Skurla passed the gavel to him during a ceremony at RetailNOW in Orlando, FL.

  10. Where Are The VAR Opportunities In eICUs?
    8/7/2014

    You’re probably already aware telemedicine and telehealth provide many opportunities for VARs. However, innovations around care coordination – specifically in the ICU – open up even more doors in the area.

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