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Intel, Micron Introduce Speedy Memory Technology
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
3D XPoint, coming next year, combines the advantages of DRAM and NAND flash. It's the first new category of memory introduced since NAND flash debuted in 1989.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/29/2015
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iPhone Kill Switch: How Effective Is It?
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
A new report shows that the iPhone kill switch may not be as effective as first thought. What does this mean for other smartphone kill switches?
By Eric Zeman , 7/27/2015
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Dmail Makes Gmail Vanish
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
You can make Gmail messages self-destruct with a Chrome browser extension.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/25/2015
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Sony Drone Venture Targets IoT
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
By entering the drone business in a joint venture with Aerosense, Sony aims to expand its involvement with cloud services and the Internet of Things.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/23/2015
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Drones: 10 Novel Uses For Your City
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Drones are becoming more than mere law enforcement adjuncts, as cities find new ways to save money and even raise revenue with the unmanned aerial vehicles.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/23/2015
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California Firefighters Might Shoot Down Drones
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
To help firefighters, the California State Assembly is considering giving them permission to take out drones in their way.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/22/2015
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FCC Chairman Recommends AT&T, DirecTV Merger
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler finds some good things to recommend about the proposed merger between AT&T and DirecTV.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/22/2015
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iPhone Sales Power Strong Apple Earnings
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
With 47.5 million iPhones sold during the quarter, demand for the smartphone continues to fill Apple's coffers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/22/2015
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Drone Delivers Medicine In Virginia
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The delivery test is being compared to the historic first flight of the Wright brothers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/20/2015
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Google Surges With YouTube, Mobile Ads, Cost Control
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
For Google, mobile ads are paying off better than expected, and expenses declined a bit.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/17/2015
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Amazon Prime Day Fail: Huge Sales, Grumpy Customers
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
Moving merchandise may qualify as success, but not everyone was sold on sales figures as the salient metric.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/17/2015
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Google Fiber Is Coming To Public Housing For Free
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Google is working with the federal government to bring its high-speed Internet service -- Fiber -- to affordable housing properties at no cost.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/16/2015
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Google Tests Buy Button In Mobile Search Ads
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google isn't alone in its effort to deck the Web with buy buttons. Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter have been testing buy buttons, too. Social networking is nice, but advertising and revenue are nicer still.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/16/2015
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BYOD Slowdown Could Hurt Tablet Sales
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
As tablet sales slow, enterprises are cooling to the idea of allowing employees to bring their own devices to work, according to two recent reports. Are the trends related?
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/16/2015
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Google Proposes Open Source Beacons
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google's Eddystone protocol aims to make beacons more flexible and open, and to compete with Apple's iBeacon in what is still a nascent market.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/15/2015
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Smartphone Notifications Kill Your Concentration
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Florida State University researchers have found that mobile phone notifications alone are enough to distract us from the task at hand, even if we try to ignore them.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/10/2015
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Google Glass Enterprise Edition: What We Know So Far
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The rumored Google Glass Enterprise Edition looks more like a maintenance release to placate the company's handful of Glass at Work partners until the company finds a way to reimagine and reinvigorate the project.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/9/2015
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Google Tests Carpool Coordination Service
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Through its Waze and RideWith apps, Google aims to match drivers with passengers to form carpools, for a fee.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/7/2015
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Amazon Cloud Drive Adds iOS App
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
iPhone users who prefer Amazon Cloud Drive now have a native app through which they can access Amazon's online storage service. Android versions were previously released through Google Play and Amazon's Fire Phone.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/6/2015
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IT Spending Reports Show A Tech Market In Transition
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Gartner is predicting that worldwide spending on information technology will decline 5.5%, while Forrester has revised its US tech market projections down slightly.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/30/2015
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