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Comcast App Lets Customers Track Service Techs
News  |  11/21/2014  | 
Comcast tests a service that alerts customers when technicians are on the way.
Grumpy IT Guy Tries Out Gonzo Tech Journalism
Commentary  |  11/21/2014  | 
I want to quit IT, swig booze, do drugs while speeding across America to Las Vegas, and ruminate about the failure of '60s counterculture.
Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Commentary  |  11/21/2014  | 
The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
Broadband Demand Hits The High Seas
Commentary  |  11/21/2014  | 
Cruise ship operators Royal Caribbean and Carnival are exploring new ways to provide on-board Internet access, highlighting advances in remote connectivity.
Mobile Platforms: The Truth About Third Place
News  |  11/20/2014  | 
In software development, being the #3 platform in the mobile market is as good as being last.
Gorilla Glass 4: Better Smartphone Drop Protection
News  |  11/20/2014  | 
Corning says its next-generation glass is twice as strong as anything now on the market.
Intel's Mobile Change Of Plans
News  |  11/19/2014  | 
As Intel merges its mobile, PC divisions, the promise of a big smartphone division fades.
Jolla Looks To Crowdsource Tablet
News  |  11/19/2014  | 
Former Nokia employees turn to the Web for help funding their dream tablet.
Magpi Mobile Data Tool Aids Ebola Fight
News  |  11/18/2014  | 
Magpi helps healthcare workers collect and process critical information efficiently and reliably as they treat Ebola patients.
Nokia N1 Android Tablet: iPad Mini Lookalike
News  |  11/18/2014  | 
Nokia returns to the mobile hardware game with the N1 tablet, which resembles an iPad Mini but runs Android 5.0 Lollipop.
Cisco Debuts Mobile Collaboration App For Businesses
News  |  11/18/2014  | 
Cisco's 'Project Squared' features voice and videoconferencing, messaging, and document sharing for project teams of up to eight people. Here's a look at the features.
A Super-Wrong Way To Understand Net Neutrality
Commentary  |  11/18/2014  | 
Comparisons to electricity and cable TV are off base. Time for an honest discussion.
TRUSTe Not So Trustworthy
News  |  11/17/2014  | 
Privacy certification company has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers.
Apple Pay Sparks Consumer Interest In Mobile Payments
News  |  11/17/2014  | 
McDonald's, Walgreens, and other retailers report more consumers are using mobile payments.
Why We Must Move To IPv6
Commentary  |  11/17/2014  | 
Facts are facts: The number of IPv4 addresses available in North America will reach zero soon.
Microsoft Office Mobile: Right For You?
Slideshows  |  11/15/2014  | 
Microsoft now offers free iOS and Android versions of its popular Office apps. Are they a good fit for your mobile productivity tools?
Privacy: Zuck Is Not The Devil
Commentary  |  11/14/2014  | 
Facebook's new privacy rules? No reason to get grumpy. US Department of Justice's new "overly friendly skies"? Worthy of outrage.
Justice Dept. Uses Airplanes To Spy On Cellphones
News  |  11/14/2014  | 
US marshals hunt for suspects by flying over cities with technology that tricks cellphones on the ground into giving up their identification codes.
Windows 10 Update: 6 Facts
News  |  11/13/2014  | 
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build includes more user-inspired tweaks, more desktop refinement -- and more bugs. Is Microsoft reassuring its desktop user base?
ATP: Don't Give Up On Prevention
Commentary  |  11/13/2014  | 
As businesses rely on more complex systems with more tools from different vendors, traditional security measures are becoming increasingly inadequate.
Android Lollipop On Nexus: Top Features
News  |  11/13/2014  | 
Google is updating older Nexus devices to Android 5.0. Here's what you need to know about the new and improved OS.
Microsoft .NET Takes On Java
News  |  11/13/2014  | 
Now that Microsoft's .NET is open sourced and set to expand to Linux and OS X, can it challenge Oracle's Java?
Google's DoubleClick Suffers Outage
News  |  11/12/2014  | 
For a brief time, ads and revenue stopped flowing.
Nexus 6: Where In The World Is It?
News  |  11/12/2014  | 
Carriers begin selling Google's latest Nexus smartphone, but locating one takes work.
Google Fiber For Small Businesses Debuts
News  |  11/12/2014  | 
Small companies looking for fast, affordable Internet access now have another option, at least in Kansas City.
Microsoft Lumia 535: First Non-Nokia Smartphone
News  |  11/11/2014  | 
Having officially dropped the Nokia brand from its devices, apps, and services, Microsoft offers up a ho-hum handset for emerging markets.
Dell Enterprise Tablet Plans
Commentary  |  11/11/2014  | 
From depth-sensing cameras to light-but-rugged designs, Dell sees a future for tablets in the enterprise.
Cures For The Common Help Desk Headaches
Commentary  |  11/11/2014  | 
Hey IT support pros, here's how to shrink the ticket stack and help employees help you.
Our Robot-Filled Future: Not All Scary
Commentary  |  11/10/2014  | 
Artificial intelligence is not the danger, says one futurist. Rather, it will save us from danger -- and a dreary existence.
Apple Resolves iMessage Glitch
News  |  11/10/2014  | 
Former iPhone users can deactivate their numbers to fix a bug that sent some texts via iMessage rather than SMS.
Windows 10 Enterprise Features Revealed
News  |  11/8/2014  | 
We've gotten peeks at many of the upcoming Windows 10 features for users, such as the Start menu and virtual desktops. But what's coming for enterprises?
Apple Dominates North American Tablet Market
News  |  11/7/2014  | 
Amazon and Samsung trail Apple significantly in tablet use across the US and Canada.
How DevOps Is Like A Formula 1 Pit Crew
Commentary  |  11/7/2014  | 
DevOps and pit crews both rely on speedy teamwork, but share a fine line between winning and stalling.
New Malware Targets iOS, OS X
News  |  11/6/2014  | 
WireLurker infects iPhones and iPads via USB cable when attached to Macs.
Jawbone's 2 New Fitness Trackers
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
Jawbone takes on Nike and Fitbit with entry-level Up Move and sensor-laden Up3 fitness trackers.
Google Nexus 6: Restocked Each Wednesday
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
Nexus 6 smartphone is in short supply, but Google says it will make more available.
GPS Cuts Fraud, Costs For Home Healthcare
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
GPS-based electronic visit verification products such as Axxess and Celltrack help ensure caretakers actually visit patients' homes.
8 Innovative Health IT Startups
Slideshows  |  11/5/2014  | 
Investors keep pouring money into health IT startups, and that's good news for patients set to benefit from time- and life-saving inventions.
Has Android Peaked?
News  |  11/4/2014  | 
Having hit 84% of the smartphone market in Q3, Android likely has nowhere to go but down.
Health Wearables Going Big In 2015; Questions Loom
Commentary  |  11/4/2014  | 
Tired of your uber-healthy co-workers crowing about their calorie intake and steps at the office? A new wave of health wearables might make you feel better -- if companies can clear the regulatory hurdles.
HomeAway Sues San Francisco Over Home Sharing Law
News  |  11/3/2014  | 
Vacation rental service claims new home-sharing law is discriminatory and unconstitutional because it bans second-home owners from short-term property rentals.
Windows 8.1: On The Rise?
News  |  11/3/2014  | 
Windows 8.1 achieves big market-share gains in October, just as Windows XP starts to plummet. But is Win 8.1's momentum sustainable?
Nexus 9 Tablet: First Impressions
News  |  11/3/2014  | 
Google's new Nexus 9 tablet boasts some impressive hardware -- but the current state of the software is another story.
FCC Should Stop Coddling Broadcasters
Commentary  |  11/3/2014  | 
Spectrum is a finite and valuable resource that must be reallocated to serve the public good and keep up with technology. We can't wait until 2016 to start this process.
Microsoft Reveals Office For Mac Roadmap
News  |  11/1/2014  | 
Microsoft hasn't updated Office for Macs in four years -- but on Friday, the company finally revealed plans for a new version.
4 Essentials For Mobile Device VPNs
Commentary  |  10/31/2014  | 
VPNs for smartphones and tablets have different requirements than laptops. Here’s what you need to know.
Facebook Referral Traffic Soars, Twitter Tanks Again
News  |  10/31/2014  | 
Facebook drives more than four times the traffic of its closest competitor, while Twitter's share of referral traffic continues to decline.
iPad Air 2: My First Week
Commentary  |  10/31/2014  | 
Apple's latest iPad is a fantastic device with some strong improvements over last year's model. But you probably don't need to upgrade if you're already using an iPad Air.
Microsoft Band Wearable: 9 Key Issues
News  |  10/31/2014  | 
Microsoft has packed its wearable Band with advanced sensors, cloud-powered health insights, and an affordable price. Is Microsoft ahead of the curve in this new mobile market?
Innovation 'Doesn't Just Happen'
News  |  10/30/2014  | 
Fidelity Labs VP Hadley Stern on the steps companies can take to light the innovation fire.
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