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Tablet Sales Sag
Eric Zeman,
News
Tablet sales slumped for the first time since the iPad's introduction, suggesting that more consumers may be opting for large-screen smartphones.
By Eric Zeman , 7/10/2014
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'Windows To Go' Device Wins Federal Cryptographic Certification
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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With FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certification, the Imation IronKey portable USB-based workspace becomes a mobility option for both civilian and military agencies.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/10/2014
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Apple Invites FTC To Probe Google
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Facing regulatory scrutiny over in-app purchasing, Apple appears eager to make room for Google under the Federal Trade Commission's microscope.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/10/2014
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Google Apps: 5 New Features For Businesses
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Catch up on the newest Google Apps features, including a premium version of Google+, Hangouts integration with Microsoft Outlook, and new admin controls.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/2014
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Android Data Wipe Leaves Personal Data
Eric Zeman,
News
Factory reset tool on Android smartphones does not remove all photos, emails, chats, and other personal data, says security firm.
By Eric Zeman , 7/9/2014
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Samsung Smartphone Juggernaut Shows Signs Of Weakness
Eric Zeman,
News
Slower-than-expected smartphone and tablet sales lead Samsung to warn investors about profit drop.
By Eric Zeman , 7/8/2014
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PC Market: Don't Call It A Revival
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Ultramobile hybrids and Windows XP upgrades have slowed the bleeding but the PC slump hasn't ended.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/7/2014
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Facebook Mood Experiment Draws FTC Complaint
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Electronic Privacy Information Center files a complaint against Facebook alleging that its news feed experiment deceived users and violated a 2012 Consent Order.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/7/2014
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Internet of Things Done Wrong Stifles Innovation
Frank Palermo, SVP, Global Technical Solutions, Virtusa
Commentary
Anticipate and embrace the changes the Internet of things will bring or it will do more harm than good.
By Frank Palermo SVP, Global Technical Solutions, Virtusa, 7/7/2014
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TSA Requires Charged Devices At Some Overseas Airports
Eric Zeman,
News
Homeland Security tells US-bound air travelers at certain overseas airports that mobile devices need to be operational when boarding, or gadgets will be confiscated.
By Eric Zeman , 7/7/2014
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The Internet Of Small Things Spurs Big Business
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
IoT scenarios that appear consumer-centric and disposable hold broad business opportunities.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 7/7/2014
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4 Steps To Build A Better Mobile Business
Ted Schadler, Technologist & Author
Commentary
Designing a mobile app that solves real business problems requires a four-step approach. Here's how jeweler Alex and Ani did it.
By Ted Schadler and Josh Bernoff , 7/7/2014
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Windows 8.1 Multitasking: 5 Tips
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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To multitask in Windows 8, you had to jump between drastically different UIs. But Windows 8.1 changes that: Get more productive using these tips.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/7/2014
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Facebook Mood Manipulation: 10 Bigger Problems
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Facebook's failure to communicate about its mood experiment is the least of the things Internet companies do to us.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/5/2014
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10 Ways Google Must Improve Android
Rodney Brown, Editor, The Mobility Hub
News
Google's upcoming Android "L" version introduces improvements including Android for Work and stronger app security. But Google still has plenty of gaps to fill.
By Rodney Brown Editor, The Mobility Hub, 7/5/2014
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Google Rolls Out Android Wear Apps
Eric Zeman,
News
Google has updated most Android devices to be compatible with Android Wear and a new batch of apps.
By Eric Zeman , 7/3/2014
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Salesforce.com Bolsters Mobile Data Visualization
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Salesforce1 Mobile app gains drillable dashboards, sharable snapshots, and links to third-party visualization tools including Google Charts.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/3/2014
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Microsoft Outlook Web App: Slicker Email Attachment Handling
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Improved Outlook Web App takes the clutter and confusion out of email attachments, says Microsoft.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/3/2014
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Google's API Riddle
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
Google services are everywhere -- but the company's lack of long-term commitment to products and APIs make it tough to know which ones to include in new apps.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 7/2/2014
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Android Wear Gives Google Edge In Smartwatch Race
Eric Zeman,
News
Google stands to gain a firm(er) foothold in the wearables market ahead of Apple's iWatch.
By Eric Zeman , 7/2/2014
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