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Apple Watch And The Dark Side Of Wearables
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
Commentary
Apple Watch and iPhone 6 provide two more powerful platforms to do things like record our voices with little disclosure. Customers deserve better.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 9/16/2014
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Text-To-Speech Apps Aid Students With Dyslexia
Dennis Mitzner, Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com
Commentary
Voxdox, a text-to-speech app, aims to help children and adults with learning disabilities such as dyslexia or alexia.
By Dennis Mitzner Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com, 9/16/2014
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Google Android One: India Play
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Initiative to make Android matter in emerging markets brings its first low-cost phones to India.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/15/2014
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Chromebooks Now Can Run Android Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Only four Android apps now run on Chrome OS, but Google insists there will be more.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/12/2014
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Apple's Next Chapter: 10 Key Issues
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple is ready to enter the wearables market, but current technology only gets the company halfway there.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/11/2014
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Feds Hesitate Moving IT Services To The Cloud
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Government IT execs compare transitioning data to the cloud to giving their kids the keys to a new convertible.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 9/11/2014
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Apple Watch: Useless Beauty, Brilliant Engineering
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple's entry into the wearable market both disappoints and delights. But the Apple watch will breathe life into the entire wearable industry.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/10/2014
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City Of Austin Broadens Data Analysis Efforts
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Austin picks MicroStrategy to help the city analyze data across municipal departments, from police and fire to maintenance and permitting.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/10/2014
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3 Reasons Government Must Invest In Mobile Software
Stephen Rodriguez, Managing Partner, Coldon Strategic Advisors
Commentary
Government needs apps that meet regulatory requirements, as well as the needs of its workers.
By Stephen Rodriguez Managing Partner, Coldon Strategic Advisors, 9/10/2014
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Blinders For Google Glass
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Cyborg Unplug promises to boot Google Glass and other surveillance devices from local networks.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/9/2014
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LA Moves To Drupal To Improve Website Management
Patience Wait,
News
Los Angeles will move its 40 sites to the open platform and add features such as user notifications, subscriptions, and event registration.
By Patience Wait , 9/9/2014
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IoT, Mobile Give Government IT New Challenges
Henry Kenyon,
News
New mobile devices and the coming Internet of Things might change the way government identifies workers and allows data access, say experts.
By Henry Kenyon , 9/9/2014
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Apple To Dominate Wearables Through 2016: Forrester
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Forrester Research sees Apple's rumored iWatch as a boon for marketers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/8/2014
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Ebola Fight Hampered By Poor Analytics
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Researchers and clinicians need better data to supplement sketchy reports from the field about Ebola's spread.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/8/2014
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VA: Mobile Is 'Value-Added' To Health Programs
Henry Kenyon,
News
Agency uses mobile apps and other initiatives to connect veterans and clinicians to medical services and data.
By Henry Kenyon , 9/8/2014
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Apple iPhone:12 Pivotal Moments
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
With Apple expected to announce iPhone 6 on September 9, 2014, we look back at some key milestones in iPhone history.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/6/2014
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Cross-Border Digital Searches: An Innovation-Friendly Approach
Daniel Castro, Senior Analyst, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Commentary
Case between the US government and Microsoft reveals the shortcomings of current laws.
By Daniel Castro Senior Analyst, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, 9/5/2014
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NASA Cloud Migration Saves Millions
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
NASA moves nasa.gov and engineering apps to Amazon Web Services and open source software, transforming space agency's infrastructure.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/5/2014
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Humana's LeClaire: The Quantifiable CIO
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Humana CIO Brian LeClaire loves his Fitbit at home -- and leans heavily on mobile, social, cloud, and analytics at work.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/5/2014
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White House Pulls New CTO From Google
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
Megan Smith, known for her work with Google's advanced technology exploration arm, replaces Todd Park as CTO. Job one: federal tech innovation.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/4/2014
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