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Google Drive For Work: Unlimited Storage Tempts Businesses
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Cloud-based storage is attracting business customers, despite security concerns amplified by Edward Snowden's revelations.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/21/2014
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4 Tips: Protect Government Data From Mobile Malware
Julie M. Anderson, Managing Director, Civitas Group
Commentary
Mobile malware continues to proliferate, particularly on Android devices. These four steps help counter the threat.
By Julie M. Anderson Managing Director, Civitas Group, 8/20/2014
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Data Driven: Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications Coming Soon
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
For proposed V2V safety systems to work in the real world, a free flow of data between connected cars is essential. Naturally, the devil's in the details.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/20/2014
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Google's Public Decade: 10 Search Innovations
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google's Amit Singhal looks back at 10 years of search improvements.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/20/2014
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9 Technologies That Power New York City
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
From space exploration robotics to subway subsystems, New York has technology to cover everything. Check out some cool examples near the Javits Center, home to Interop New York -- and beyond.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/20/2014
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3D Mapping Data's Future: 8 Examples
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Federal agencies, academia, communities, and the private sector are collaborating on advanced US mapping data as part of the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). Look what these maps can do.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 8/19/2014
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Internet Of Things: Limitless Dumb Possibilities
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Many of the "improvements" to ordinary household objects promised by SmartThings, a software company just acquired by Samsung, are already available elsewhere or seem like overkill.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/18/2014
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Apple Bans Two Toxic Chemicals
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
For the first time, Apple has published its list of regulated substances for manufacturing.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/15/2014
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Amazon Local Register: Friend Or Foe?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Mobile payment service prompts concerns about ulterior motives.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/13/2014
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Government iPad Activations Up 5%
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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State and federal customers are ramping up iPad use, says enterprise mobile software firm Good Technology.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/13/2014
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Apple's Dominance Of Enterprise Mobility Slips
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Android is gaining acceptance in business at the cost of Apple's iOS popularity while Microsoft languishes at the bottom.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/12/2014
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Rosetta Spacecraft: Treacherous Challenges Ahead
Karen Field,
Commentary
The Rosetta Spacecraft's successful rendezvous last week with the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gersaimeno was a breeze for mission control compared to its next task: landing on the comet.
By Karen Field , 8/12/2014
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California Nears Smartphone Kill Switch
Eric Zeman,
News
Law would force phone makers to add remote kill switches; Apple, Google, and Microsoft have already agreed to implement them.
By Eric Zeman , 8/12/2014
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Chinese Government Rejects Apple's iPad
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Ten Apple products have been removed from a list of products that can be bought with Chinese government funds.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/6/2014
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Navdy's Answer To Distracted Driving
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
A heads-up display promises safer access to your smartphone while driving.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/5/2014
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BlackBerry Comeback Far From Certain
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
BlackBerry is finally ready to resume growth, says CEO Chen -- but first the company must overcome its crumbling device business.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/5/2014
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White House Showcases Disaster Response Tools
Patience Wait,
News
Government encourages collaboration between tech, first responder communities.
By Patience Wait , 8/4/2014
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Geekend: 2 Steps Closer To Mars
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
A successful experiment on the side of a volcano and an artificial leaf that makes oxygen have gotten us closer to sending people to Mars.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 8/1/2014
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10 Health Apps That Might Make You Sick
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
As government and industry groups debate the best way to oversee healthcare apps, some questionable software hits the market.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/31/2014
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Self-Driving Cars: 10 More Realistic Names
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
The UK wants to ready its roads for self-driving cars. But "self-driving car" overstates what these machines can do -- and omits possible dangers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/31/2014
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