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Businesses Gain From Internet Fast Lanes
Mani Zarrehparvar, President, Visage Mobile
Commentary
Don't socialize the Internet; embrace pay-to-play.
By Mani Zarrehparvar President, Visage Mobile, 10/2/2014
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Cellphones OK For EU Airlines
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
European regulators allow voice calls throughout flights.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/29/2014
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DoE Preps Privacy Standards For Smart Grid
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Department of Energy has released a set of voluntary privacy recommendations for smart grid owners, operators, and third parties; industry stakeholders have until October 14 to comment on draft.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 9/29/2014
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iOS In-App Browsing Poses Security Risk
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
iOS developer warns that browser windows invoked within third-party apps allow information theft.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/26/2014
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Maryland Police Boats Get Live Video Streaming
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
High-speed wireless broadband network lets patrol boats on Chesapeake Bay send live streaming video to officers on shore to monitor real-time routine or crisis situations.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 9/26/2014
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NASA's Maven Enters Mars Orbit: What's Next?
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
Welcome to the start of a new space race to the Red Planet. Find out what's coming in Mars missions during the next decade, and when humans might set foot on the planet.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 9/26/2014
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Make Internet-Ready Products, Or Else
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Internet of Things pioneers say the fourth industrial revolution looms -- like it or not.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/25/2014
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VA Implements Waiting Room 'Smart Chairs'
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
The Department of Veterans Affairs installs Vecna's kiosk-based Vitals Chair at some facilities, aims to give patients more control and insight into their healthcare while streamlining practitioner workloads.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/25/2014
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Internet Of Things Intrigues Intelligence Community
Patience Wait,
News
IoT presents big opportunity for intelligence agencies, along with information overload and privacy risks.
By Patience Wait , 9/24/2014
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Building Mobile Developer Skill Sets: 4 Tips
Ken Parmelee, Technology and Business Development Head, IBM MobileFirst
Commentary
As more companies become mobile app developers for the first time, here's advice on managing two big challenges.
By Ken Parmelee Technology and Business Development Head, IBM MobileFirst, 9/24/2014
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Google Plans To Encrypt Android Data By Default
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
After Apple CEO Tim Cook talks up iOS8 data security, Google says the next version of Android will shield data on devices more effectively.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/20/2014
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Backlash Coming On Car-to-Car Talk?
Junko Yoshida,
News
Vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology is gaining momentum, and it could become a mandate. But industry and government must address privacy and other concerns.
By Junko Yoshida , 9/19/2014
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Twilio Says MMS Ready For Spotlight
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Twilio says cloud-based MMS means companies deploying apps can now include MMS messaging more affordably and easily.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/19/2014
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Apple CEO: We Don't Covet Your Data
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple CEO Tim Cook highlights the company's commitment to privacy in an open letter.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/18/2014
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Federal Inaction Breeds ID Theft, Says Frank Abagnale
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
Onetime "Catch Me If You Can" swindler turned anti-fraud consultant says identity theft is "4,000 times easier" than when he was living a life of crime.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/18/2014
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FCC In-Flight Cellphone Ban: Fight's On
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Lobbyists and legislators urge the FCC not to reverse its 23-year-old ban on using cellphones during airline flight.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/17/2014
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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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