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HoloLens Startup Cofounded By Former Microsoft Engineer
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Object Theory launched July 7 as the first company focused on developing software for Microsoft's HoloLens.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/7/2015
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Samsung Blames Sinking Smartphone Sales On Supply Snafu
Eric Zeman,
News
Samsung predicted another profit decline as sales of the Galaxy S6 aren't quite what the company expected.
By Eric Zeman , 7/7/2015
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Trump Hotel Powers Up Demanding Guests' WiFi Experience
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Advanced wireless networks at Chicago's Trump International Hotel and Tower enable guests to stream movies from smartphones to 65" TVs.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/7/2015
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Google Tests Driverless Car In Hipster Haven Austin
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Add a self-driving car to the Texan capital's repository of hipper-than-thou collection of facial hair and indie rock concerts.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/7/2015
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OS X El Capitan: How Apple Will Make IT Happy
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
With OS X El Capitan, Apple is touching on the right enterprise features that business users and IT administrators want, including security, application management, and performance enhancements.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/7/2015
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Google Glass 2 In The Works, FCC Filing Suggests
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Google Glass didn’t catch fire with consumers, but an FCC filing suggests the company is not giving up on its ambitions.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/6/2015
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10 Great Websites For Learning Programming
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Whether you're preparing for a new career or experimenting with magic powers, it's worth knowing how to program.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/6/2015
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MasterCard Tests Facial Scans For Mobile Payments
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Giving face takes on a whole new meaning with the credit card company's plan to authorize mobile payments using facial recognition technology.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/4/2015
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Yahoo Testing Arch Rival Google On Search
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Search and online ad rivals Yahoo and Google might be coming closer together, as Yahoo decides to test whether it should let the search engine giant onto its turf.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/3/2015
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iPhone 6s And 7 Other Smartphones To Watch In 2015
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
We've already seen a wave of new smartphones hit the market in 2015. What's coming up for the rest of this year?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/3/2015
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Apple Watch Sales Projections Fail To Impress
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The Apple Watch made a big splash in the media, but some financial and tech analysts aren't convinced consumers and enterprises are buying the hype.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/2/2015
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Casio Entering Smartwatch Fray
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Casio plans to make a smartwatch for outdoorsy men that it will release in March 2016.
By Eric Zeman , 7/2/2015
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iPhone 6s Casing Photos Leak, Show Few Changes
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
Commentary
If leaked photos can be believed, Apple is planning only minor changes for the upcoming iPhone 6s.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/1/2015
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Skype For Business: New Features Ready To Preview
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Enterprise customers on Office 365 can preview new Skype for Business features, including broadcast and voice dial-in capabilities.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/1/2015
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iOS 8.4, Mac OS X Updates Plug Vulnerabilities
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple released its iOS 8.4 and Mac OS X 10.10.4 updates that add Apple Music and tackle a range of security problems.
By Eric Zeman , 7/1/2015
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Millennials: Why Customer Service Will Never Be The Same
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
While a recent study focuses on how consumers interact with brands, the results also hold lessons for IT in how to tailor internal tech support services to best meet the expectations of a multigenerational workforce.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/1/2015
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Google Says Yelp-Backed Study Is Flawed
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Conflicting claims fly as European antitrust officials await a response to objections from Google.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/30/2015
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Samsung Takes Smartphone Lead From Apple
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Samsung has regained the US smartphone crown thanks to strong enough sales of the Galaxy S6. However, iPhone 6 sales are still strong.
By Eric Zeman , 6/30/2015
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IoT Makes Motorcycles, Helmets Safer, Smarter
Susan Fourtané, Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher
Commentary
Most of the IoT discussion has focused on connected cars, but motorcycles and other vehicles are getting into the market with surprising results.
By Susan Fourtané Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher, 6/30/2015
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10 Essential Google Apps For iPhone Users
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Just because you're an Apple aficionado doesn't mean you can't load up your iPhone with Google apps. Here are 10 of the best.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/30/2015
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