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Apple TV May Offer Universal Search With Improved Remote
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
The latest buzz about the revamped Apple TV is a new universal search feature and improved remote control. Apple is expected to offer details about the revised set-top box Sept. 9.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 9/3/2015
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Motorola Moto 360 Smartwatch Lineup Offers Wearable Diversity
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
At the IFA show this week Motorola expanded its Moto 360 smartwatch lineup to include a number of new options, including one wearable designed exclusively for women.
By Eric Zeman , 9/3/2015
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Sony Xperia Z5 Smartphone Stuns With 4K Screen
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The Sony Xperia Z5 features an incredible Ultra HD display, a 23-megapixel camera, a waterproof chassis, and a two-day battery life. Yet its 4K display is the real stunner.
By Eric Zeman , 9/2/2015
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Google Apps Refines Collaboration Tools
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Updates to Google Apps offer a way to track recent document changes and content creation assistance driven by machine learning.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/2/2015
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Microsoft, Google, Mozilla Abandon RC4 Cryptographic Standard
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
With Microsoft, Google, and Mozilla turning against the RC4 cryptographic suite, the standard will likely die in 2016.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 9/2/2015
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Acer Convertible Chromebook, Smartphones Debut At IFA
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
In addition to its new convertible Chromebook and numerous smartphones, Acer updated its Aspire notebooks and released a tablet targeted at gamers at the 2015 IFA show in Berlin.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 9/2/2015
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iPhone 6s: Will Sales Fall Short Of Expectations?
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A Bloomberg Intelligence report indicates Apple faces an uphill sales battle as the expected iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus may underwhelm.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 9/2/2015
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Google Logo Gets Mobile Makeover
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Google has swapped out its old logo in favor of a simpler design optimized for a broader range of devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2015
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Samsung Gear S2 Watch Skips Android For Tizen
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Samsung's Gear S2 smartwatch may have a pleasing design and the ability to make calls, but it is handicapped by the Tizen operating system.
By Eric Zeman , 9/1/2015
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iOS 9 Ad Blocking Could Alter Internet Commerce
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Whether it's a cynical move or not, Apple's upcoming release of iOS 9 can give users the ability to block ads on a mobile browser. This is a serious concern for online advertisers.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 9/1/2015
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WiFi Hotspots, Routers Latest Front For Advertisers
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
Recently, you may have noticed ad popping up when connecting through a router or public WiFi hotspot. It's the latest gimmick to serve up more advertising.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 9/1/2015
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10 Apple Slip-Ups That Bruised Its Reputation
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Apple is known for its consumer-friendly reputation, but this list proves Cameragate is only the latest in a long line of Apple foul-ups.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 9/1/2015
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Google, Sanofi Focus On Diabetes Data
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google and Sanofi want to make real-time data more useful for diabetes patients and clinicians.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/31/2015
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Apple TV Upgrade Will Be Pricey
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
A report suggests the latest version of Apple TV will cost much more than competing products. Will it be worth the price?
By Eric Zeman , 8/31/2015
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BlackBerry Venice Smartphone Photos Leak Online
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Images of the long-rumored BlackBerry Venice, which features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and uses Google's Android OS, have leaked onto the Web.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/31/2015
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Google Chrome Support For Flash Ads Ends Sept. 1
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Google's Chrome browser will no longer support Flash-based ads starting Sept. 1. This follows several months of problems with Adobe's Flash platform.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/31/2015
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Android Wear For iOS Launches
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
iPhone owners can now interact with Android Wear devices.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/31/2015
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How Allstate Uses Mobile Data To Enhance Customer Experience
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Allstate had to stretch its organizational muscles to bring Drivewise Mobile to market. In the process, the company brought together a cross-functional team that included assorted IT disciplines and business professionals with competencies in consumer relationships, insurance products, and user experience.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/31/2015
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9 NoSQL Pioneers Who Modernized Data Management
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The folks profiled here are tackling data management for the Internet Age, helping us all understand what can be done with a mass of unstructured information. See how their work has transformed the way we handle databases.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/30/2015
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iPhone 6s: Bigger Upgrade Than Previously Thought?
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple is set to show off the iPhone 6s on Sept. 9. This year's device may pack a heavier punch than previous "S" models.
By Eric Zeman , 8/30/2015
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