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Cablevision's Freewheel Promises Inexpensive WiFi Calling
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
By bypassing cellular networks, Cablevision aims to woo budget-conscious mobile customers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/26/2015
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Ford Opens Palo Alto Research Center
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The company's focus on mobility has led it to expand its presence in Silicon Valley.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/24/2015
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Chromebooks Win For California Students
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
Commentary
In an area where computers at home aren't common, Chromebooks in the classroom are making a measurable difference in student performance.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 1/23/2015
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BlackBerry CEO: Net Neutrality For Mobile Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
CEO John Chen is asking legislators to expand the definition of net neutrality to ensure an open mobile app ecosystem. Irony, anyone?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/22/2015
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4 Education Technology Trends To Watch
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
Commentary
Educational technology is changing rapidly. These four trends will influence learning in schools -- and in corporations.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 1/22/2015
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Password Fail: Are Your Workers Using 123456?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The 25 worst passwords of 2014 demonstrate once again that people just can't be bothered to take responsibility for their online security.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/20/2015
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Google Glass Killed: For Now
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The Google Glass Explorer Program is shutting down for now, but this isn't the end of the company's plans for Glass or wearable computing.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/16/2015
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Verizon Wireless Customers Face 'Zombie Cookies'
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Cookie files placed on the phones of Verizon Wireless customers by the ad company Turn return to life even after they've been deleted.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/15/2015
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Apple Is Not Charlie
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Apple seems blind to the irony of selling an app that supports free speech when it does not do the same.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/14/2015
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CES 2015: FCC's Wheeler Stirs Net Neutrality Pot
Eric Zeman,
News
Agency chairman hints at plans to side with Obama, reclassify broadband as a utility.
By Eric Zeman , 1/8/2015
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Cuba Calling? Not So Fast...
Martha Buyer,
News
Lack of infrastructure and enterprise communications capabilities will make a tough go for companies interested in taking advantage of loosening restrictions.
By Martha Buyer , 1/6/2015
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Privacy By Design: Protect User Data From 'Get-Go'
Henry Kenyon,
News
International effort seeks to bake in consumer privacy options.
By Henry Kenyon , 1/5/2015
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Phoning Home From Mars On Christmas Eve
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
For six simulated space explorers, practicing for a Mars mission means never having a real-time conversation with anyone "back on Earth."
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 12/30/2014
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Consumerization Of Government Services Starts With Case Management
Elaine Beeman, Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting
Commentary
Use a case-centric approach to transform government services into the kind of digital experience citizens expect.
By Elaine Beeman Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting, 12/30/2014
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Android Antitrust Lawsuit Given Another Chance
Eric Zeman,
News
Judge expressed concern about the plaintiffs' case, but didn't altogether dismiss lawsuit alleging Google antitrust violations.
By Eric Zeman , 12/19/2014
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Federal Smartphone App Aims To End DUIs
Eric Zeman,
News
Government-backed app estimates user's blood-alcohol content, offers to call a taxi if smartphone owner can't pass the traffic games.
By Eric Zeman , 12/15/2014
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Government IT In 2014: GAO's Critique
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
From cloud computing to data center consolidation, software licensing to data transparency, the GAO was watching.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 12/15/2014
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Net Neutrality: Wellspring Of Terrible Analogies
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
Commentary
What is it about the net neutrality debate that inspires so many uninformed opinions and misguided comparisons?
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 12/15/2014
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Iowa Mobile ID Program Raises Privacy Questions
Eric Zeman,
News
The state of Iowa proposes using a mobile app as an option to a traditional driver's license -- but security questions abound.
By Eric Zeman , 12/12/2014
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Web Becomes Less Free
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Censorship, lack of privacy, and other ills threaten the health of the Web, says World Wide Web Foundation.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/12/2014
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