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Hitchhiking Robot Dismembered
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The friendly hitchBOT met a grisly end in Philadelphia. That tells you all you need to know about human-AI interactions.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/3/2015
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Google Glass Eyes Enterprise, Healthcare Firms
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Although the first edition of Google Glass didn't take off, the company is retooling the device for specialty industries such as healthcare and energy.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/1/2015
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Facebook Drone Is Ready To Fly
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The social network aims to provide Internet access from the air to those without connectivity options.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/1/2015
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Samsung Cuts Galaxy S6 Prices Following Weak Quarter
Eric Zeman,
News
Samsung's second-quarter earnings were marred by poor sales of the company's flagship smartphones.
By Eric Zeman , 7/30/2015
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Inside New York-Presbyterian Hospital's Major Mobile Upgrade
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Executives from New York-Presbyterian Hospital describe how they brought directories and communications into the 21st Century in this InformationWeek Elite 100 profile.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/30/2015
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Google Street View Cars Test The Air
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Environmental sensor firm Aclima has partnered with Google to test air quality in urban areas.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/30/2015
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Google Translate App's Sign-Reading Capabilities Expanded
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Travelers can now translate a greater variety of languages in images more efficiently, even when offline. Foreign travelers in remote areas with poor connectivity now have broader communication options.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/30/2015
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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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Dmail Makes Gmail Vanish
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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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
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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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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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Apple Watch Sales Nearly Impossible To Predict
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple reports its quarterly earnings July 21. There's lots of interest in determining just how many Apple Watches the company has sold.
By Eric Zeman , 7/21/2015
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Drone Delivers Medicine In Virginia
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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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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10 Cool Fitness Trackers That Aren't Apple Watch
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Recording health data is a key selling point of Apple Watch, but there are many fitness trackers that measure steps, calories, and sleep at a fraction of the cost.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/20/2015
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Google Surges With YouTube, Mobile Ads, Cost Control
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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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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HTC Grip Delayed As Company Rethinks Wearables
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
HTC has delayed the release of its Grip fitness wearable after consumer testing and may be retooling the device to serve a different purpose.
By Eric Zeman , 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 Tests Buy Button In Mobile Search Ads
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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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
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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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