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China Accused Of Attacking Apple iCloud
News  |  10/20/2014  | 
Media freedom group GreatFire.org claims Apple's iCloud is being subject to a man-in-the-middle attack by China's censorship apparatus.
Apple Pay: Where To Use It
News  |  10/20/2014  | 
Apple launches mobile payment service. Here's what you need to know.
Apple iPad Air 2: Visual Tour
Slideshows  |  10/18/2014  | 
Apple's iPad Air 2 looks like a slimmed-down version of its predecessor, but it packs many under-the-hood enhancements.
This Week In 60 Seconds: Google Phones, Mobile Trading & More
Commentary  |  10/18/2014  | 
Our one-minute video wrap-up looks at mobile trading, new Nexus smartphones, tablets from Google, and other hot stories.
Apple SIM: Not Quite A Revolution
News  |  10/18/2014  | 
The Apple iPad Air 2's inclusion of a SIM card that lets users choose among cellular data plans won't change the mobile industry all that much. Here's why.
Geekend: The Ethics Of Making Robots Like People
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
The pinnacle of artificial intelligence is to copy people, but is it ethical?
Facebook Automates Fight Against Hackers
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
Here's a sneak peek into the system Facebook uses to secure your account when other websites are hacked.
Apple iPad Vs. Google Nexus: Tablet Smackdown
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
Apple's incremental iPad updates are compelling, but so is the all-new Nexus 9 tablet from Google. Which is right for you?
iPad Air 2 Vs. Surface Pro 3: No Comparison
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
Comparisons between Apple's iPad Air 2 and Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 are both inevitable and misguided.
10 Elegant Product Designs, Not By Apple
Slideshows  |  10/17/2014  | 
Apple has made elegant design its calling card, but other companies can create gorgeous things, too.
Apple Updates iPad, iMac, OS X, iOS
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
iPad Air 2 gets slimmer and more powerful, while iMac gains a 5K Retina display.
Apple iPad Event: Few Surprises
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
Apple debuted new iPads as expected, but it ignored some core products -- and the iPad Pro remains a unicorn.
Facebook 'Safety Check' Connects Users After Disasters
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
Facebook tool helps people quickly broadcast their well-being to friends and family after a natural disaster.
Concussion Tool: Digitized Mouthpiece Warns Athletes
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
Sensor-equipped mouthpiece can detect worrisome hits to the head.
Tablet Sales Slow Down; Microsoft Struggles
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
Tablets are losing some of their luster, but Apple is still selling more devices than Microsoft.
Google Reveals Android Lollipop, Nexus Devices
News  |  10/15/2014  | 
Google shows Android Lollipop alongside Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus 9 tablet, and Nexus Player.
10 Robots Changing The World
Slideshows  |  10/15/2014  | 
Driverless cars are just the beginning. Take a look at the robots we will depend on for health, work, and entertainment.
9 Tech Companies As Ben & Jerry's Flavors
Commentary  |  10/15/2014  | 
Get ready for Amazon Rainforest Crunch and IBM Big Blueberry Bonanza.
Google Adds Chat Help For Tech Support
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
Google addresses the IT gap among its small business customers by expanding Google for Work support options.
Apple's iPad Event: What To Expect
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
New iPads are on deck for Apple's Thursday press event. Here's a look at what else Apple will likely reveal.
Microsoft's 'Skype Qik' Takes On Mobile Video Messaging
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
Skype launches a free mobile messaging app for users to send and receive short videos.
Apple's Next iPads: 13 Things To Expect
Slideshows  |  10/14/2014  | 
Apple is expected to reveal new iPads this week, including its long-rumored "iPad Pro." What else will Apple show off?
Salesforce.com Speeds App Development With Lightning
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
Salesforce1 component framework helps customers build apps in a hurry, but don't confuse it with ExactTarget Journey Builder for Apps.
The Amazon Test: Companies Pay Up To Pass
Commentary  |  10/13/2014  | 
Is your technology up to consumer web standards? New CEB data shows companies investing more in customer-facing tech projects.
Flight Attendants Want Mobile Device Ban Reinstated
News  |  10/13/2014  | 
Largest union of flight attendants sues FAA, seeks reinstatement of ban against the use of smartphones and tablets during takeoffs and landings.
Windows 10 On ARM: 7 Observations
Commentary  |  10/13/2014  | 
Microsoft reps have been tight-lipped about the future of Windows on ARM devices but the company has many reasons to remain invested in non-Intel architectures.
2015 Server OS Outlook: Cloudy, Chance Of Containers
News  |  10/13/2014  | 
Windows still dominates the enterprise data center, our new survey shows, but other options are on the rise.
Survey: Consumers Don't Get IoT, But They Will
News  |  10/13/2014  | 
The value of the "Internet of Things" is mostly lost on consumers. Here's how companies selling IoT and wearables can win them over.
Connected Cars Vs. Cybercrime: Tough Fight
News  |  10/13/2014  | 
Automakers should consider adding real-time intrusion detection and response capabilities, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says.
Facebook Ads Invade Apps, User Locations
News  |  10/11/2014  | 
Facebook launches two new data-based tools for advertisers: Audience Network, which places ads in third-party apps, and a tool that taps into your location.
Microsoft Surface Pro's Future: 5 Facts
News  |  10/10/2014  | 
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the Surface line is here to stay. But are changes coming to the company's device strategy?
Google's Next Nexus Phone Goes Big
News  |  10/10/2014  | 
Google's Nexus 6 will feature a 5.9-inch screen as the company jumps into the phablet fray.
Healthcare Insurance Regs Must Keep Up With Tech Advances
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
Antiquated rules could get in the way of improving people's health and lowering their healthcare costs.
Internet Of Things Devices: 4 Traits For Survival
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
Darwin's survival of the fittest, adapt-or-die principle applies to technology, too.
7 Cool Wearables For Pets
Slideshows  |  10/10/2014  | 
New wearable devices let you track every second of your pet's life -- whether Fido and Fluffy like it or not. Is your best friend ready for FitBark?
Apple Undervalued, Big Shareholder Argues
News  |  10/9/2014  | 
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn wants Apple to buy even more of its own stock.
HTC Debuts Selfie Phone, GoPro-Style Camera
News  |  10/9/2014  | 
HTC believes the Desire Eye smartphone and Re action camera will help it recapture handset sales and create a beachfront for new product categories.
10 Real Reasons Microsoft Skipped Windows 9
Commentary  |  10/9/2014  | 
Many people are speculating why Microsoft skipped from Windows 8 to 10. Consider these colorful possibilities.
GE Pushes For Bigger Industrial Internet
News  |  10/9/2014  | 
GE Internet of Things portfolio expands as it brings big-data analysis to vending machines, office equipment, bridges, and other new markets.
Internet Of Things Needs Government Support
Commentary  |  10/9/2014  | 
The US risks being left behind as other countries invest in ubiquitous computing. Here's a seven-point framework to bolster the US's support of IoT technologies.
Microsoft Wants to Kill Email Attachments
News  |  10/9/2014  | 
Microsoft says email attachments are a hassle -- so its Outlook Web App now lets users send links instead to files stored in OneDrive for Business, where they are available for simultaneous access.
Immigration Agency App Targets Child Predators
News  |  10/8/2014  | 
Immigration and Customs Enforcement launches Android and Spanish-language versions of Operation Predator, a mobile app the public can use to help the agency catch child predators.
Facebook Eyes App For Anonymous Sharing
News  |  10/8/2014  | 
Facebook will soon unveil an app that lets you connect with others anonymously, according to reports. Here's what we know about it.
Will Apple Pay Really Help Jumpstart Mobile Payments?
News  |  10/8/2014  | 
Executives from Pizza Hut and other companies debate whether Apple Pay will be the force making mobile payments mainstream.
Woz Talks Engineering Passion At Gartner Symposium
News  |  10/8/2014  | 
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak wants to see engineers get more respect, have more fun, and play nice.
Microsoft's Nadella Talks Windows 10, Cloud
News  |  10/8/2014  | 
CEO Satya Nadella says both Windows 10 and Azure will play a role in the Internet of Things. Microsoft will detail its latest cloud strategy at an Oct. 20 event in San Francisco.
Print Your Own Touchscreen
News  |  10/7/2014  | 
PrintScreen enables anyone to design and print ultra-thin touch-screens for mobile, wearable, and ubiquitous computing applications.
Facebook Cracks Down On Fake Likes
News  |  10/7/2014  | 
Facebook warns businesses to avoid schemes that promise to boost audience numbers through paid-for Likes.
Communications Economics: Harvest The Past, Fund The Future
Commentary  |  10/7/2014  | 
The goal of the modern communications model is to reduce costs while improving productivity and efficiency. Here's an overview of how to get it done.
Samsung Smartphone Sales Take A Beating
News  |  10/7/2014  | 
Samsung warns that profits will drop as much as 60% for the third quarter due to sluggish hardware sales.
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