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Apple Launches Maps Connect For Small Businesses
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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New mapping service aims to improve accuracy of Maps data.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/22/2014
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Wearable Devices: Privacy, Security Worries Loom Large
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
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82% of Americans say they're worried that wearable technology will invade their privacy, according to PwC study.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 10/22/2014
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Helsinki Incubator Shows Value Of Physical Space
Dennis Mitzner, Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com
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Helsinki Think Company, a new initiative that offers meeting space for entrepreneurial-minded students, proves that nurturing tech startups is not a virtual exercise.
By Dennis Mitzner Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com, 10/20/2014
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Apple Updates iPad, iMac, OS X, iOS
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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iPad Air 2 gets slimmer and more powerful, while iMac gains a 5K Retina display.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/16/2014
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10 Robots Changing The World
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Driverless cars are just the beginning. Take a look at the robots we will depend on for health, work, and entertainment.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/15/2014
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Accela Acquires Government CRM Apps
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
Creator of cloud apps for government buys Government Outreach, known for citizen relationship management tools.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 10/15/2014
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9 Tech Companies As Ben & Jerry's Flavors
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Get ready for Amazon Rainforest Crunch and IBM Big Blueberry Bonanza.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/15/2014
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Where Government Leads: Designing For User Choice
Julie M. Anderson, Managing Director, Civitas Group
Commentary
When used to benefit the individual, "choice architecture" helps citizens make better choices. It means thinking hard about software defaults.
By Julie M. Anderson Managing Director, Civitas Group, 10/15/2014
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HealthCare.gov: Lessons From Continuous Software Delivery
Anders Wallgren, CTO, Electric Cloud
Commentary
A tight cycle of development, design, and testing is the best way to keep a big project (even a supposedly Agile one) from blowing up.
By Anders Wallgren CTO, Electric Cloud, 10/13/2014
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Flight Attendants Want Mobile Device Ban Reinstated
Eric Zeman,
News
Largest union of flight attendants sues FAA, seeks reinstatement of ban against the use of smartphones and tablets during takeoffs and landings.
By Eric Zeman , 10/13/2014
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Connected Cars Vs. Cybercrime: Tough Fight
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Automakers should consider adding real-time intrusion detection and response capabilities, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/13/2014
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Healthcare Insurance Regs Must Keep Up With Tech Advances
Joshua New, Policy Analyst, Center for Data Innovation
Commentary
Antiquated rules could get in the way of improving people's health and lowering their healthcare costs.
By Joshua New Policy Analyst, Center for Data Innovation, 10/10/2014
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Forrester Names Top API Management Vendors
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
As APIs become the foundation of the digital economy, CA, SOA Software, and Apigee head the list of API management system vendors, according to Forrester Research.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/10/2014
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Twitter Sues US Government Over Surveillance
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Twitter claims the government is restricting its free speech by limiting what it can disclose about requests for customer data.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/9/2014
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Immigration Agency App Targets Child Predators
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Immigration and Customs Enforcement launches Android and Spanish-language versions of Operation Predator, a mobile app the public can use to help the agency catch child predators.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 10/8/2014
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Print Your Own Touchscreen
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
PrintScreen enables anyone to design and print ultra-thin touch-screens for mobile, wearable, and ubiquitous computing applications.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/7/2014
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Navy Tests Swarming Autonomous Boats
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Navy sees "robot boats" as a way to better protect service members, improve defense capabilities, and cut costs.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/7/2014
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A Drone To Watch Over Me
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The Nixie wearable drone aims to turn selfies to stalkies.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/6/2014
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Federal Agencies Struggle To Quantify Data Consolidation Savings
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
At least six federal agencies report lack of data needed to calculate savings from data center consolidation efforts.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/6/2014
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Marriott Pays $600,000 For Jamming WiFi Hotspots
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Marriott International has agreed to settle an FCC complaint regarding blockage of guests' WiFi hotspots.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/4/2014
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