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Drones Fitted For Regulatory Collar
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Federal Aviation Administration rules reportedly will require pilot certification to fly unmanned aircraft systems for commercial purposes.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/24/2014
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Net Neutrality: Too Much Spin, Not Enough Facts
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Let's move past 1990s regulations and preconceived notions about net neutrality and focus on modern ways to prevent anti-competitive behavior.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 11/24/2014
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Broadband Demand Hits The High Seas
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Cruise ship operators Royal Caribbean and Carnival are exploring new ways to provide on-board Internet access, highlighting advances in remote connectivity.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 11/21/2014
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HHS Embraces Innovation
Henry Kenyon,
News
Health department's IDEA Lab uses tech startup techniques to develop new services and features.
By Henry Kenyon , 11/20/2014
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Firefox Drops Google For Yahoo Search
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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BitTorrent Sync Plans Pro Tier
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
BitTorrent Sync 1.4 enters general release, and the company unveils plans for Pro version of its software.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/19/2014
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7 Important Tech Regulatory Issues In 2015
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
From net neutrality to patent reform and drones, these regulations will be in the spotlight. See what's at stake.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 11/19/2014
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The Web Isn't Dying, But Control Is
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
In a renewed debate about the health of the web and the dominance of native apps, let's not gloss over the issue of user control.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/19/2014
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10 Techies We'd Invite To Thanksgiving
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Guess who's coming to dinner. Do robots need their own place settings?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/18/2014
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Why We Must Move To IPv6
John Curran, President & CEO, American Registry for Internet Numbers
Commentary
Facts are facts: The number of IPv4 addresses available in North America will reach zero soon.
By John Curran President & CEO, American Registry for Internet Numbers, 11/17/2014
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Justice Dept. Uses Airplanes To Spy On Cellphones
Eric Zeman,
News
US marshals hunt for suspects by flying over cities with technology that tricks cellphones on the ground into giving up their identification codes.
By Eric Zeman , 11/14/2014
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8 Lessons From Rosetta Comet Mission
John Barnes, freelance writer
News
What does the European Space Agency's amazing Philae probe landing tell us about where we are as a spacefaring civilization, where we're going, and how to get there?
By John Barnes freelance writer, 11/13/2014
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Google's DoubleClick Suffers Outage
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
For a brief time, ads and revenue stopped flowing.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/12/2014
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Rosetta Mission: Debugging A Comet Landing
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
European Space Agency made history with a robotic comet landing. Now can it debug a critical glitch before the lander floats away?
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 11/12/2014
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House Lawmaker Investigates 'Truthy' Twitter Monitoring
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Rep. Lamar Smith wants National Science Foundation to explain why it funded the project and whether it targeted conservative speech.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/12/2014
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Google Fiber For Small Businesses Debuts
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Small companies looking for fast, affordable Internet access now have another option, at least in Kansas City.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/12/2014
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Net Neutrality: Let There Be Laws
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Telecom companies insist they already comply with the precepts of net neutrality. So what is the harm in codifying their behavior?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/12/2014
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Former US CIO's New Enemy: Ebola
Henry Kenyon,
News
Now chief innovation officer at USAID agency, Steven VanRoekel harnesses diagnostic tech, big data, better communications, and improved medical gear to help defeat the disease.
By Henry Kenyon , 11/11/2014
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IBM Brings Open Data Tech To Ebola Fight
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Here's how IBM's new West African lab is using open data and other technologies to help Sierra Leone and Nigerian governments contain the disease.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 11/10/2014
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Amazon Prime Gains Unlimited Photo Storage, With Caveats
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Prime subscribers can now store an unlimited number of small photos in Amazon Cloud Drive.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/5/2014
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