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IoT Reality: Smart Homes Not Smart Enough Yet
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
The Internet of Things needs standardization and easier programming options. Until then, the promise of IoT for consumers remains unfulfilled.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/10/2016
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Google's Next Cardboard Could Be Plastic
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google is said to be preparing an updated VR headset. The new version could include more sensors, higher quality lenses, and a plastic shell.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/8/2016
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Visa Debuts Developer Platform
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
As digital transactions reshape the payment industry, Visa wants to make sure developers use its technology.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/5/2016
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Canonical Unveils Aquarius M10 Ubuntu Edition Tablet
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Canonical's tablet arrives in Q2 to face a challenging market for such devices. But the company says its offering delivers a true tablet experience, along with the full Ubuntu desktop experience.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/4/2016
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Google Fiber Expansion Coming To Public Housing
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Google continues the expansion of its Fiber Internet service by offering free connections for families in public housing, starting in Kansas City. The search giant is already offering free WiFi service in some public housing developments.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/4/2016
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Google Parent Alphabet Dethrones Apple As Most Valuable Company
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Alphabet's overall earnings results were better than expected, passing Apple as the most valuable company in the world. Google accounted for all but a sliver of its parent company's revenue.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/2/2016
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Flu Forecasting App Helps Your Boss, Marketers Plan Ahead
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Sickweather has released a disease forecast API to developers. The potential market for such information includes healthcare professionals, employers, and even the advertising industry.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/31/2016
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Google Taps Machine Learning To Make Smartphones Smarter
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Through a partnership with chip maker Movidius, Google plans to bring deep learning to future mobile devices.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/29/2016
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Brave Browser Aims To End Ad-Blocking War
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Creator of the JavaScript programming language and former CEO of Firefox maker Mozilla Brendan Eich introduced the Brave browser, which he sees as a way to broker peace between advertisers and ad blockers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/21/2016
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Worst Passwords Of 2015 Reveal Our Stupidity
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
This year's list is an indication that the sooner we get rid of password-based authentication, the better.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/20/2016
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LinkNYC WiFi Hotspots Kick Off
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
New York City has begun rolling out free high-speed public WiFi to replace some 7,500 outdated pay phones across all five boroughs.
By Eric Zeman , 1/20/2016
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Intel's 6th-Gen Core vPro Chips Promise Enhanced Speed, Security
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Intel's sales pitch for its 6th-generation Core vPro processors revolved around business transformation, collaboration, and baked-in multi-factor authentication.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/20/2016
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Apple May Axe iAds Sales Team
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Apple is reportedly moving to dump its in-house iAd sales team and make iAds solely a self-service platform.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/14/2016
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Udacity Promises Job Or Refund
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The online coding school's new Nanodegree Plus program comes with a tuition refund guarantee.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/14/2016
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Google Goes Beyond Cardboard With Revamped VR Focus
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
Google is aiming to make virtual reality into a real business with its dedicated VR division now headed by Clay Bavor.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/13/2016
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Stanford Scientists Develop Safer Battery Material
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
To prevent itself from overheating, a new kind of polymer can temporarily disable its ability to conduct electricity.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/13/2016
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T-Mobile CEO Jon Legere Apologizes To EFF
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
John Legere, the CEO of the self-described "Un-carrier," is issuing an apology to the EFF for offending the organization and its supporters. However, Legere is still defending T-Mobile's Binge On service.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 1/12/2016
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Avnet CIO: Put Business At The Center Of IT
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
As an IT and electronics distributor, Avnet is in a unique position to view the trends driving the technology industry. It's also in the position of implementing those trends itself, including cloud computing and customer self-service. Here's how CIO Steve Phillips aligns IT with business at Avnet.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/11/2016
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Google, Lenovo Team On Project Tango Smartphone
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Lenovo announced at CES that it will release a smartphone that integrates Google's Project Tango spatial sensing technology this summer.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/9/2016
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Uber Settles 'God View' And Data Breach Investigation
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Uber has reached an agreement with New York's Attorney General to implement stronger privacy and security controls. Additionally, the company will pay a $20,000 fine to resolve a data breach issue.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/7/2016
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