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Tablet Shipment Forecast Down
Eric Zeman,
News
Two consecutive quarters of soft sales point to less growth in the tablet market than previously believed.
By Eric Zeman , 9/2/2014
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10 Cringe-Worthy Tech Moments In Movies
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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From a PowerBook that defeats alien spaceships to cyber terrorists who take over the US with a few keystrokes, Hollywood makes ridiculous tech gaffes. Which is the worst?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/2/2014
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Hearables: Turning Activity Tracking On Its Ear?
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Users are sick of their activity-tracking wearable devices. But the answer may be as plain as the ear on your head.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2014
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California Smartphone Kill-Switch Law: What It Means
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Do you understand the consequences of California's new smartphone anti-theft law? Our FAQ will clear up the confusion.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/29/2014
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NIST Drafts Mobile App Security Guidelines
Richard W. Walker,
News
National Institute for Standards and Technology issues first draft of guidelines intended to help federal agencies balance benefits and risks of third-party mobile apps.
By Richard W. Walker , 8/28/2014
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Social Media Bites Its Tongue
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Pew Research finds that social media users are less likely to voice opinions face-to-face if they believe their Facebook followers would disagree. Call it surveillance fallout.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/28/2014
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8 Things We Want In iPhone 6
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
What features rank as most wanted in Apple's soon-to-debut iPhone? Let's talk battery, camera, display, and more.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/28/2014
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Who Wins In Cloud Price Wars?
Art Wittmann,
News
Short answer: not IT. Enterprises don't want bare-bones IaaS for the same reasons they don't buy $299 PCs at Wal-Mart. Providers must focus on support, not undercutting rivals.
By Art Wittmann , 8/27/2014
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CIOs In Training: 3 Factors For Success
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
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At Interop New York, I'll reveal some secrets about getting to -- and staying in -- the CIO's chair.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 8/27/2014
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9 Ways To Enhance Google Apps With Unified Communications
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
There's no shortage of ways to communicate. Unifying the many communications channels can help you keep it all straight.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/26/2014
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Does eBay Fit In Instant Gratification Economy?
Mike Feibus,
Commentary
What's left for a company that matched the perfect item with a faraway buyer now that consumers are demanding it here and now?
By Mike Feibus , 8/25/2014
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Analytics For All, No Data Scientists Needed
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
News
While there's a role for Ph.D.-level experts, the real power is in making advanced analysis work for mainstream -- often Excel-wielding -- business users. Here's how.
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 8/25/2014
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4 Outsourcing Mistakes Companies Still Make
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
News
Control freaks, blame games, and other misguided attempts at building a better business through IT outsourcing.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/25/2014
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What Civic Innovation Contests Teach Tech Companies
Anil Rathi, CEO, Skild
Commentary
Creative, new ideas can come from unexpected places. Tech companies should look outside the usual places for inspired, important products.
By Anil Rathi , 8/25/2014
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IT Needs A Dose Of Its Own Medicine
Lorna Garey, Content Director, InformationWeek Reports
Commentary
You're all over collecting and mining information to help the business get lean and mean. Why not shine that light inward?
By Lorna Garey Content Director, InformationWeek Reports, 8/25/2014
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Android Flaw Might Also Affect iOS, Windows
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Sandboxing flaw let researchers hijack Gmail 92% of the time, and could also affect iOS and Windows.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/23/2014
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3 Steps To Survive The IoT Wild, Wild West
Don DeLoach, CEO & President, Infobright
Commentary
Before you charge into the Internet of Things, focus on these policy and infrastructure considerations.
By Don DeLoach CEO & President, Infobright , 8/22/2014
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Will iPhone 6 Production Problems Hurt Availability?
Eric Zeman,
News
Last-minute changes to the display have manufacturers scampering to meet quotas. We've heard this story before.
By Eric Zeman , 8/22/2014
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Facebook Adds Analytics To App Links
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
With help from Facebook, Mixpanel, and Parse, developers who implement App Links can now track how their links are used.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/22/2014
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5 Steps To Effective API Management
Cathal McGloin, CEO, FeedHenry
Commentary
Many of today's enterprises build 100 or more mobile apps every year. If you don't have a plan to manage the APIs that support them, innovation will come to a screeching halt.
By Cathal McGloin CEO, FeedHenry, 8/22/2014
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