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Drones: 10 Novel Uses For Your City
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Drones are becoming more than mere law enforcement adjuncts, as cities find new ways to save money and even raise revenue with the unmanned aerial vehicles.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/23/2015
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AT&T's DirecTV Acquisition Completed After FCC Approval
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Hours after the FCC gave final approval to the deal, AT&T announced it had completed its acquisition of DirecTV, a deal estimated at $49 billion. The integration of the two companies will occur over the coming months.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/26/2015
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Google Glass Eyes Enterprise, Healthcare Firms
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Although the first edition of Google Glass didn't take off, the company is retooling the device for specialty industries such as healthcare and energy.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/1/2015
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Facebook Drone Is Ready To Fly
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The social network aims to provide Internet access from the air to those without connectivity options.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/1/2015
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Samsung Cuts Galaxy S6 Prices Following Weak Quarter
Eric Zeman,
News
Samsung's second-quarter earnings were marred by poor sales of the company's flagship smartphones.
By Eric Zeman , 7/30/2015
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Google Street View Cars Test The Air
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Environmental sensor firm Aclima has partnered with Google to test air quality in urban areas.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/30/2015
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Google Translate App's Sign-Reading Capabilities Expanded
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Travelers can now translate a greater variety of languages in images more efficiently, even when offline. Foreign travelers in remote areas with poor connectivity now have broader communication options.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/30/2015
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Intel, Micron Introduce Speedy Memory Technology
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
3D XPoint, coming next year, combines the advantages of DRAM and NAND flash. It's the first new category of memory introduced since NAND flash debuted in 1989.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/29/2015
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Google Lets Cloud Customers Supply Encryption Keys
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Users of Google Compute Engine can now provide their own keys to secure data, turning Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) into even more of a self-service affair.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/28/2015
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Building An IT Infrastructure: From Dream To Data Center
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Tonia Williams, CIO of the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation, recounts how she was invited to imagine a data center where there was none, and then set out to build it.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/28/2015
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Ban AI Weapons, Scientists Demand
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Roboticists and experts in artificial intelligence want to prohibit offensive autonomous weapons.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/27/2015
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iPhone Kill Switch: How Effective Is It?
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
A new report shows that the iPhone kill switch may not be as effective as first thought. What does this mean for other smartphone kill switches?
By Eric Zeman , 7/27/2015
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Online Security: How The Experts Keep Safe
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google researchers have compared the security practices of experts to non-experts, and identified several ways that typical Internet users can improve their online security.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/27/2015
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VDI Prepares Sussex County, NJ, For Anything
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Sussex County, NJ, built a cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure for a mobile workforce. The project earned the organization a spot in the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/27/2015
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Dmail Makes Gmail Vanish
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
You can make Gmail messages self-destruct with a Chrome browser extension.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/25/2015
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Car Hacking Shifts Into High Gear
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Researchers now have proven you can hack a car remotely, and at Black Hat USA will share most -- but not all -- of the details on how they did it.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/23/2015
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Sony Drone Venture Targets IoT
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
By entering the drone business in a joint venture with Aerosense, Sony aims to expand its involvement with cloud services and the Internet of Things.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/23/2015
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Twitter Security Pro: Encryption Isn't Enough
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Companies need to focus on developing secure coding practices and security education.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/23/2015
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Drones: 10 Novel Uses For Your City
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Drones are becoming more than mere law enforcement adjuncts, as cities find new ways to save money and even raise revenue with the unmanned aerial vehicles.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/23/2015
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California Firefighters Might Shoot Down Drones
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
To help firefighters, the California State Assembly is considering giving them permission to take out drones in their way.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/22/2015
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FCC Chairman Recommends AT&T, DirecTV Merger
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler finds some good things to recommend about the proposed merger between AT&T and DirecTV.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/22/2015
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iPhone Sales Power Strong Apple Earnings
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
With 47.5 million iPhones sold during the quarter, demand for the smartphone continues to fill Apple's coffers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/22/2015
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