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No Reason To Buy A Tablet Anymore
Mike Feibus,
Commentary
The natural number of personal electronics devices is two: one in the pocket and one in the bag. Now, thanks to ever-larger smartphones and the latest 2-in-1 laptops, order is being restored.
By Mike Feibus , 9/2/2014
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Space: Next Big Data Frontier?
Kevin Casey,
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Relaxed regulations and greater affordability soon could fill the skies with satellites put there to collect images and other data for businesses hoping to get a leg up on the competition.
By Kevin Casey , 9/2/2014
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Talk Nerdy To Me: 10 Geeky Pickup Lines
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Bachelors and bachelorettes of IT, don't be afraid to use your tech smarts to break the ice.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2014
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Hearables: Turning Activity Tracking On Its Ear?
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Users are sick of their activity-tracking wearable devices. But the answer may be as plain as the ear on your head.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2014
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Apple iPhone 6: Mobile Payments Pioneer?
Eric Zeman,
News
Apple's latest iPhone could help bring mobile payments to the mainstream.
By Eric Zeman , 8/30/2014
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Microsoft Enhances OneDrive Mobile Apps
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
As the cloud storage wars rage on, Microsoft looks to make OneDrive and OneDrive for Business more cohesive, starting on Android.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/29/2014
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Facebook News Feeds To Get Event Ads
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook's newest ad unit lets businesses promote events within users' news feeds. Here's what to expect.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/29/2014
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NIST Drafts Mobile App Security Guidelines
Richard W. Walker,
News
National Institute for Standards and Technology issues first draft of guidelines intended to help federal agencies balance benefits and risks of third-party mobile apps.
By Richard W. Walker , 8/28/2014
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Twitter Analytics Now Available To Everyone
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
All Twitter users can access a detailed report on their followers and individual tweets, including impressions, clicks, and engagement. Here's what you need to know.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/28/2014
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LG, Samsung Debut Smartwatches, Apple Lurks
Eric Zeman,
News
LG's G Watch R and Samsung's Gear S do little to shake up the wearable market. Perhaps Apple's upcoming device will.
By Eric Zeman , 8/28/2014
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Social Media Bites Its Tongue
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Pew Research finds that social media users are less likely to voice opinions face-to-face if they believe their Facebook followers would disagree. Call it surveillance fallout.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/28/2014
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Magpi Explores Data Collection's Final Frontier
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Washington DC-based firm brings mobile data-gathering tools to the remotest places on Earth.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/28/2014
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Tricorder XPrize: 10 Finalist Prototypes
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
The XPrize competition promises to make Star Trek's Tricorder a reality of sorts, with the winning device a compact sensor for vital signs and a variety of diseases. Check out these mockups from the 10 finalists.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/27/2014
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The Internet Of Overhyped Things
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
Commentary
Vendors and analysts would have us believe that the Internet of Things is imminent. In fact it will be years before the obstacles it faces can be surmounted.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 8/27/2014
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Windows Threshold May Merge Windows Phone, RT
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft's upcoming Windows Threshold operating system reportedly will merge Windows Phone and Windows RT into one user interface for ARM-based mobile devices.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/26/2014
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Facebook Click-Bait Crackdown, Explained
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
You'll never believe what happens next! Facebook imposes new content standards for businesses that use click-bait tactics.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/26/2014
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Verizon VoLTE, HD Voice Coming Soon
Eric Zeman,
News
Verizon says its new Voice over LTE service will offer 4G customers better voice quality and instant video chats.
By Eric Zeman , 8/26/2014
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Location Tracking: 6 Social App Settings To Check
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Popular social apps, including Facebook, Google, Foursquare, and Twitter, may track your every move. Get the lowdown -- and instructions for turning off these options.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/26/2014
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9 Ways To Enhance Google Apps With Unified Communications
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
There's no shortage of ways to communicate. Unifying the many communications channels can help you keep it all straight.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/26/2014
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Microsoft Windows As A Service Planned?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft may be working on a cloud-based version of Windows to go alongside Office 365. What would be in it for customers?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/25/2014
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