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Google Struggles With 'Right To Forget'
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google says it's having problems following the European censorship decision that lets users seek removal of embarrassing search results.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/12/2014
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FTC Sues Amazon Over In-App Purchases
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Amazon's own employees acknowledge the ease with which children could make purchases.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/11/2014
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Apple Invites FTC To Probe Google
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Facing regulatory scrutiny over in-app purchasing, Apple appears eager to make room for Google under the Federal Trade Commission's microscope.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/10/2014
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3 BYOD Risk Prevention Strategies
Jim Szafranski, SVP Customer Platform Services, Fiberlink
Commentary
An effective BYOD plan must balance control with convenience. Here's what to keep in mind.
By Jim Szafranski SVP Customer Platform Services, Fiberlink, 7/8/2014
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IBM Turns Cheek, Takes On China's Problems
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM sales are down in China, but the company is doubling down with a 10-year initiative to address the country's energy and environmental problems.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/7/2014
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TSA Requires Charged Devices At Some Overseas Airports
Eric Zeman,
News
Homeland Security tells US-bound air travelers at certain overseas airports that mobile devices need to be operational when boarding, or gadgets will be confiscated.
By Eric Zeman , 7/7/2014
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Android Wear Gives Google Edge In Smartwatch Race
Eric Zeman,
News
Google stands to gain a firm(er) foothold in the wearables market ahead of Apple's iWatch.
By Eric Zeman , 7/2/2014
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Virtual Currencies Draw Fresh Regulator Scrutiny
William Jackson, Technology Writer
News
Federal regulators are paying more attention to the growing use of bitcoin and other virtual online currencies. The GAO calls for more consumer protections.
By William Jackson Technology Writer, 7/2/2014
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First Robotic Exoskeletons For Paraplegia Win FDA Approval
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
People with spinal cord injuries have a new mobility option.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/2/2014
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BlackBerry Swipes At Android Security
Eric Zeman,
News
In response to Google I/O announcements, BlackBerry criticizes Android's lack of security. On point, or sour grapes?
By Eric Zeman , 6/28/2014
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7 Surprising Technologies From World War I
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
News
WWI marked the first time technology was widely used in war. Look back 100 years at early drones, wearables, and other technologies that had lasting influence.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 6/28/2014
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DARPA Robotics Challenge Gets Tougher
Patience Wait,
News
Robots competing in DARPA's disaster relief test must show some autonomy, will face surprise challenge.
By Patience Wait , 6/27/2014
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Warrantless Cellphone Searches Illegal, Supreme Court Rules
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
Supreme Court bars police from searching data on an individual's cellphone without a warrant.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 6/26/2014
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Cloud Improves SEC's Bottom Line
Henry Kenyon,
News
Move to cloud helps Securities and Exchange Commission collect, analyze, and report on financial data more efficiently.
By Henry Kenyon , 6/25/2014
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Aereo Vs. Broadcasters: 5 Questions For Supreme Court
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
Should accessing an antenna and a DVR through the cloud be treated as any different under the law than doing so in your own home?
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 6/23/2014
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Federal Broadband Program Falls Short
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
The $3 billion rural broadband rollout, established as part of the federal stimulus program, left too many projects unfinished, GAO reports.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 6/18/2014
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When Is Anonymous Data Really Anonymous?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
Commentary
Confusion over the standards for anonymous data, or deidentification of data, damages adoption of mHealth apps, curtails innovation, and could generate needless extra laws.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/17/2014
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Transportation Dept. Wants To Regulate Smartphone Maps
Eric Zeman,
News
The Department of Transportation seeks the power to determine whether smartphone apps are a danger to drivers.
By Eric Zeman , 6/16/2014
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Google Fit: Another Try At Health Data?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google looks to announce a new service at the Google I/O conference that will track activity data. Will it succeed where Google Health failed?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 6/14/2014
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Internet Of Things Meets Robots At SmartAmerica
Patience Wait,
News
Expo demonstrates real-world innovation in cyber physical systems that underpin the Internet of Things.
By Patience Wait , 6/13/2014
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