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Facebook Explains iOS 8 App Privacy Changes
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
Despite tweaks to a privacy setting in iOS 8, Facebook says it's not tracking you any more than it already has been.
Amazon Revamps Entire Kindle Line
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
Amazon drops five new tablets and e-readers just ahead of the critical holiday season.
Enterprise Social Networks: 4 Pillars
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
Success starts and ends with integration. Here's how to finally make collaboration click.
iOS 8 Enterprise Features: True Or False
Slideshows  |  9/18/2014  | 
Apple's iOS 8 delivers features designed to make life easier for IT pros and users -- but we have colorful ideas of our own. Learn the truth using our quiz.
iOS 8 Points To Apple's Future
Commentary  |  9/18/2014  | 
iOS 8 delivers immediate improvements to Apple devices while promising richer mobile apps down the line. Just brace yourself for a huge download.
Net Neutrality: Why You Should Fear The Tier
Commentary  |  9/18/2014  | 
The end of Net neutrality would hobble today's businesses, increase costs for customers, and stifle the potential for future innovation.
3 Myths That Could Spoil IT's Future
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
IT leaders need to overcome the myths that keep hurting IT's reputation.
FCC In-Flight Cellphone Ban: Fight's On
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
Lobbyists and legislators urge the FCC not to reverse its 23-year-old ban on using cellphones during airline flight.
Have Apple's iPads Peaked?
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
Many reviewers consider Apple's new iPhones to be essential upgrades. Now the company needs new iPads that inspire the same excitement.
Facebook Developing App For Private Sharing
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
Facebook's in-development "Moments" app could make sharing with small groups easier. Here's what we know, plus tips to manage friend lists now.
Augmented Reality Digital Headsets Get Real
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
Augmented reality is about to get compelling. Digital eyewear will make it happen. And it's happening sooner than you think.
iOS 8: What You Need To Know
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 8, arrives on Wednesday. Here's how to prepare your iPhone or iPad.
How To Build Battle-Tested Websites
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
It doesn't matter whether your e-commerce D-Day is Black Friday, tax day, or some random Thursday when a post goes viral. Your websites need to be ready.
3 Meltdown Moments In Digital Strategy
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
See if you can relate to these real-life digital business problems.
BYOA: 4 Steps For CIO Success
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
Letting employees bring -- or build -- their own applications can be rewarding for everyone, including the company.
Net Neutrality: 5 Things To Know
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
The Internet was never as neutral as you might think. Here's why the FCC is mulling stricter regulations for mobile service providers as well.
Meet Misfit's $50 Fitness Tracker
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
Misfit Wearables unveils $50 Flash, setting a new low price for fitness trackers.
Microsoft Brings OneNote To Wearables
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
Microsoft releases OneNote for Android Wear, gets OneNote ready for iOS 8, and introduces a major Office Lens update for Windows Phone.
Facebook App Privacy Revamp: Check Your Settings
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
Facebook's redesigned App Settings page makes it easier to control apps and the information they can access. Here's what you need to know.
iPhone 6 NFC Radio: Limited Functionality
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
Don't expect to use the iPhone 6's new NFC powers for anything other than Apple Pay.
Windows Threshold Coming Soon: 9 Predictions
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
Microsoft will likely announce a preview of Windows Threshold on September 30. Here's what to expect.
Apple Watch And The Dark Side Of Wearables
Commentary  |  9/16/2014  | 
Apple Watch and iPhone 6 provide two more powerful platforms to do things like record our voices with little disclosure. Customers deserve better.
Apple Lets Users Reject U2
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
Apple iTunes users who don't want U2's free album, "Songs of Innocence," can now be rid of it.
Text-To-Speech Apps Aid Students With Dyslexia
Commentary  |  9/16/2014  | 
Voxdox, a text-to-speech app, aims to help children and adults with learning disabilities such as dyslexia or alexia.
Simplify HIPAA, Devs Tell DC
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
App developer association ACT teams with AirStrip and other mobile app companies to ask for simpler, updated Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act rules governing app development.
Microsoft's Minecraft Buy: 6 Interesting Facts
News  |  9/15/2014  | 
Microsoft acquisition of game developer Mojang is turning heads. Here's some context.
Google Android One: India Play
News  |  9/15/2014  | 
Initiative to make Android matter in emerging markets brings its first low-cost phones to India.
How To Hire Developers Fast And Build Things
Commentary  |  9/15/2014  | 
To have the best team of developers you must have a distributed team of developers.
Apple Sells 4M iPhones In 24 Hours
News  |  9/15/2014  | 
Apple said preorders for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus shattered previous records.
Mining WiFi Data: Retail Privacy Pitfalls
Commentary  |  9/15/2014  | 
WiFi data mining starts with anonymous tracking, but it can lead to personal details in social profiles. Interop New York session explores opportunities and limits for retailers.
3 Facebook News Feed Changes, Explained
News  |  9/13/2014  | 
This week Facebook launched a privacy tool, more ad options, and two updates to video. Here's a closer look at what's new.
iPhone Demand Takes Down Apple Web Store
News  |  9/12/2014  | 
Early buyers in the US met frustration as Apple's website strained under the heavy load and iPhone 6 Plus sold out.
Chromebooks Now Can Run Android Apps
News  |  9/12/2014  | 
Only four Android apps now run on Chrome OS, but Google insists there will be more.
Tableau Demos Standalone Mobile App
News  |  9/12/2014  | 
Project Elastic for tablets lets users interact with downloaded data via swiping and two-finger zooming.
Beware Of BYOD Benefit Pixie Dust
Commentary  |  9/12/2014  | 
Stop measuring BYOD benefits with empty elixirs like employee productivity and happiness.
10 Tech Terms Millennials Don't Know
Slideshows  |  9/12/2014  | 
Some revered tech terms prompt nothing but puzzled looks from today's young professionals. Hint: Clones belong in Star Wars.
Real Or Fake Tech Headlines? Weekly Quiz
Slideshows  |  9/12/2014  | 
There's no shortage of tech news that seems too strange to be true. Can you tell the real headlines from the ringers this week?
Google Makes Apps More Accessible
News  |  9/11/2014  | 
Improved support for screen readers makes Google Apps more inviting to the blind.
Apple iPhone 6 Goes On Sale: Pricing Details
News  |  9/11/2014  | 
Carriers and retailers have laid out their plans to sell you Apple's new iPhones.
Apple's Next Chapter: 10 Key Issues
Slideshows  |  9/11/2014  | 
Apple is ready to enter the wearables market, but current technology only gets the company halfway there.
Software Development: Don't Ignore What Makes It Hard
News  |  9/11/2014  | 
Team size and location, regulatory constraints, and many other factors make software development a difficult job, beyond the complexity of the software itself. No single formula or methodology can address all needs.
5 Apple Wearables We Wanted But Didn't Get
Commentary  |  9/11/2014  | 
The Apple Watch marks Apple's bold foray into the wearables market, but we were hoping for one more thing. Well, maybe five.
Intel Points Wearables, Big Data At Cancer Research
News  |  9/10/2014  | 
At IDF, Intel execs discuss how an Intel-powered Internet of Things could lead to personalized cancer treatments.
Facebook Updates Put Spotlight On Video
News  |  9/10/2014  | 
Facebook rolls out a view counter and new tools for businesses to capitalize on video's growing presence on the social network.
Apple's New iPhones Vs. Rivals
News  |  9/10/2014  | 
How do the new iPhones stack up against some of today's leading devices? We examine displays, processors, cameras, and more.
Apple Watch: Smart But Not Smart Enough
Commentary  |  9/10/2014  | 
Apple Watch's design may appear smart, but it must be even smarter to make it in the hot and increasingly crowded wearables market.
IDF: Edison Leads Intel Into Wearables
News  |  9/10/2014  | 
Postage-stamp sized chip aims to power the consumer Internet of Things.
Apple Watch Misnomer: Wireless Charging
Commentary  |  9/10/2014  | 
I thought Apple would surely announce phones or a wearable capable of magnetic resonance charging -- and I was sorely disappointed.
Intel Touts Tablets, Moore's Law At IDF
News  |  9/10/2014  | 
Intel execs at IDF promoted ultra-thin tablets, showed off depth-sensing cameras -- and repeated the mantra that PCs aren't dead yet.
U2 Album Giveaway: What's Apple's Angle?
Commentary  |  9/10/2014  | 
As part of iPhone and Apple Watch launch hoopla, 500 million iTunes subscribers get U2's "Songs of Innocence" for free. But what do Apple and U2 hope to gain?
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