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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,
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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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Steerage To The Stars: The Cheapsat Revolution
John Barnes, freelance writer
News
As the cost of putting small digital satellites in orbit continues to fall, what can these little explorers do? Businesses, agencies, and scientists want in.
By John Barnes freelance writer, 8/27/2014
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Why Federal Agencies Lag Behind On Mobile Tech
Henry Kenyon,
News
Dearth of government-wide mobile policies hurt agencies' rollout of new mobile technologies, says Defense Information Systems Agency chief.
By Henry Kenyon , 8/26/2014
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Mobile Health Apps Have Role In Ebola Crisis
Neil Polwart, Managing Director, Novarum DX
Commentary
Mobile health apps could play a bigger role than they have to date in speeding the response to a global health crisis.
By Neil Polwart Managing Director, Novarum DX, 8/25/2014
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Navy's CANES Contract: Network Virtualization At Sea
Henry Kenyon,
News
US Navy Awards CANES contracts, valued at $2.5 billion, begins network consolidation, cyber defense upgrades.
By Henry Kenyon , 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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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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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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BYOD: California Ruling A Wakeup Call
Mike Jennett, Enterprise IT Mobility Program Director, HP
Commentary
California's Cochran v. Schwan court case casts a pall over BYOD plans, but clear corporate policies can eliminate liability concerns.
By Mike Jennett Enterprise IT Mobility Program Director, HP, 8/22/2014
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State & Local Agencies Push Mobility Initiatives
David Smith, Director, State & Local Government, Citrix
Commentary
Here's how S&L government can emulate successful federal mobile efforts.
By David Smith Director, State & Local Government, Citrix, 8/21/2014
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Google Drive For Work: Unlimited Storage Tempts Businesses
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Cloud-based storage is attracting business customers, despite security concerns amplified by Edward Snowden's revelations.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/21/2014
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4 Tips: Protect Government Data From Mobile Malware
Julie M. Anderson, Managing Director, Civitas Group
Commentary
Mobile malware continues to proliferate, particularly on Android devices. These four steps help counter the threat.
By Julie M. Anderson Managing Director, Civitas Group, 8/20/2014
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Data Driven: Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications Coming Soon
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
For proposed V2V safety systems to work in the real world, a free flow of data between connected cars is essential. Naturally, the devil's in the details.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/20/2014
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Google's Public Decade: 10 Search Innovations
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google's Amit Singhal looks back at 10 years of search improvements.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/20/2014
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9 Technologies That Power New York City
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
From space exploration robotics to subway subsystems, New York has technology to cover everything. Check out some cool examples near the Javits Center, home to Interop New York -- and beyond.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/20/2014
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3D Mapping Data's Future: 8 Examples
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Federal agencies, academia, communities, and the private sector are collaborating on advanced US mapping data as part of the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). Look what these maps can do.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 8/19/2014
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Internet Of Things: Limitless Dumb Possibilities
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Many of the "improvements" to ordinary household objects promised by SmartThings, a software company just acquired by Samsung, are already available elsewhere or seem like overkill.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/18/2014
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Apple Bans Two Toxic Chemicals
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
For the first time, Apple has published its list of regulated substances for manufacturing.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/15/2014
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