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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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Google Says Yelp-Backed Study Is Flawed
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Conflicting claims fly as European antitrust officials await a response to objections from Google.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/30/2015
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IBM Makes Lake George World's Smartest Lake
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Over 60 researchers, including ones from IBM and Rensselaer Polytechnic, are turning Lake George into a sea of sensors.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/30/2015
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Google's Android Appeal Rejected by Supreme Court
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Oracle's copyright lawsuit against Google over Android now returns to a lower court.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/29/2015
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Self-Driving Cars Ripe For Global Platform War
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Two distinct views of self-driving cars will be difficult to reconcile.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/24/2015
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iOS 9, Android M Place New Focus On Security, Privacy
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
Google and Apple have publicly challenged calls from law enforcement agencies to weaken encryption on consumer devices. In turn, iOS 9 and Android M will sport a string of new security and privacy features for users.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 6/24/2015
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Amazon Echo Wants To Talk With You
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
With its invite-only beta phase behind it, Amazon Echo will be available for sale in the US next month with several new features, including connected-home options, Google Calendar, and Audible Audiobooks.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/23/2015
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Apple May Remove Lines, Clean Up iPhone Design
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple has patented a way to make the plastic lines on the back of the iPhone disappear for good.
By Eric Zeman , 6/22/2015
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FCC: Subsidize Rural Broadband, Block Robocalls
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The FCC voted 3-2 to extend and reform a program that would help low-income Americans gain access to the Web through subsidies. The commission is also allowing customers to block spam and robocalls.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/19/2015
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What $100 Million AT&T Fine Says About The FCC
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The FCC's bruising attacks on broadband companies show its strong focus on consumers. The $100 million fine against AT&T is just the latest in this fight.
By Eric Zeman , 6/18/2015
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Facebook Infer Bug Detection Tool Is Now Open Source
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
For Facebook, open-sourcing Infer represents a gesture of goodwill toward the developer community and advances the eventual goal of automated software verification. Doing so should also lead to improvements in Infer through external contributions.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/12/2015
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Net Neutrality Takes Effect As Court Denies Stay
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Score one for supporters of net neutrality as a US appeals court denies USTelecom's request to stay implementation of the Open Internet Order.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/12/2015
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Google’s Sidewalk Labs: Exploring Better City Living
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Sidewalk Labs will help lay the foundation for real-time oversight of civic activities and resources through sensors, software, and ubiquitous connectivity. It will be Google's path to smart city projects.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/11/2015
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Mobile Computing In Essex County: Work Is Something You Do, Not Somewhere You Go
Sean McGrath, Freelance IT Writer
Commentary
Interop London speaker Will Fensom, Head of Architecture, Security, and Configuration Management for Essex County Council, talks about his strategy.
By Sean McGrath Freelance IT Writer, 6/10/2015
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Apple's Siri Takes On Google Now
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
In iOS 9, Apple's personal assistant will be become proactive about notifications.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/10/2015
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Apple's Swift Programming Language Goes Open Source This Fall
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The open sourcing of Swift demonstrates Apple's pragmatism, but should not be construed as a broad embrace of openness.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/9/2015
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Data Privacy Playbook For Wearables And IoT
Scott Amyx, Founder & CEO, Amyx+McKinsey
Commentary
Wearables and the Internet of Things raise significant consumer privacy issues that you need to prepare for now. We outline the key concerns with a primer on how to get your organization ready.
By Scott Amyx Founder & CEO, Amyx+McKinsey, 6/8/2015
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10 Smartphone Apps You Can Talk To
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Voice recognition may finally get the recognition it deserves.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/8/2015
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Dropbox Adds Business Features
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
With administrative, integration, and security enhancements, Dropbox for Business is aiming for greater corporate acceptance.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/5/2015
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RFID Chips In Windshields: Simple Way To Catch Bad Guys
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
A simple, smart use of RFID represents a significant breakthrough in fighting fraud and crime.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/5/2015
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