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Facebook Mobile Payment Service A Tough Sell
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook's own e-money service could make the company millions, but would you trust it with your cash?
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/15/2014
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Google Glass: 5 Reasons I Won't Buy
Eric Zeman,
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Google Glass is available for one day only to anyone willing to plunk down $1,500. Here's why I'm saying no.
By Eric Zeman , 4/15/2014
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Square Raids Amazon For Lead Engineer
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Square hires Alyssa Henry, VP of storage services for Amazon Web Services, in latest move to build staff with executives from prominent web and Silicon Valley firms.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/15/2014
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Could Insurance Cover Your Next Fitness Band?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Consumers will sport almost 112 million wearables by 2018 -- most of them gadgets that track health-related metrics. Insurers have incentives to help the trend along.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/15/2014
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Twitter Posts Betray Illness
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Tweets reveal whether you have influenza, according to Penn State researchers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/14/2014
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Google Glass Tested For Air Force Jumps
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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Air Force pilot tests Google's wearable technology for pararescue jumpers and other battlefield operations.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 4/14/2014
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Dropbox For Business Targets Enterprise IT
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Dropbox makes a play for the enterprise with new admin controls and plans for collaboration tools.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/14/2014
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Microsoft's 5 Next Tests
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft made progress during the past few weeks but still has important things to prove. For starters, think Start screen and wearables.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/12/2014
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Samsung Galaxy S5, Gear Smartwatches Hit Stores
Eric Zeman,
News
Samsung refines Galaxy smartphone, launches three wearable Gear devices. Will consumers bite?
By Eric Zeman , 4/11/2014
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Senior Living Community Goes Wireless
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Brookdale Senior Living makes mobile technologies central to how it delivers medical and assisted living services to its residents.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/11/2014
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IBM Silverpop Buy Will Boost Marketing
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM deal for SaaS-based Silverpop will boost marketing automation, challenging Oracle's Responsys and Salesforce.com's ExactTarget.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/10/2014
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Apple Loses iOS Designer Greg Christie
Eric Zeman,
News
Greg Christie, designer responsible for iPhone user interface, will retire as Jony Ive is given more control.
By Eric Zeman , 4/10/2014
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Internet Of Things Demands Open Standards
Sasa Marinkovic, Head of Technology & ISV Marketing, AMD
Commentary
IoT will shift the focus from technology to ideas -- if we get integration right. Heterogeneous System Architecture is a step in that direction.
By Sasa Marinkovic Head of Technology & ISV Marketing, AMD, 4/10/2014
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Hackathons Should Be More Than A Circus
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
Tapping into developer talent at a hackathon should be fun, but don't lose sight of the potential business benefits.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 4/10/2014
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Apple V. Samsung: More Secrets Emerge
Eric Zeman,
News
Ongoing $2.2 billion patent case surfaces internal discussions and decisions around marketing today's best-known smartphones.
By Eric Zeman , 4/9/2014
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Platform Wars Just Starting
Jim Ditmore,
Commentary
BlackBerry is just an early victim in the platform wars. The likes of Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook will disrupt established product players in enterprises, homes, and cars.
By Jim Ditmore , 4/9/2014
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5 Best Smartphones Now
Eric Zeman,
News
The time is right for smartphone buyers itching for a new model. Check out these top picks.
By Eric Zeman , 4/9/2014
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Steve Jobs's Email Revealed
Rick Merritt, SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times
News
Jobs's 2010 email to executives reveals how closely he followed business moves by competitors.
By Rick Merritt SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times, 4/8/2014
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IBM Expands MobileFirst Consulting Services
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM adds infrastructure-consulting, app-platform-management, and device-procurement services to its mobility services portfolio.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/8/2014
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Bluetooth Wants Its Bite Of Big Data
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Bluetooth's low-energy implementation makes the ubiquitous wireless technology ideal for the Internet of Things' data-swapping ways, says Bluetooth backer.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/8/2014
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