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Comcast App Lets Customers Track Service Techs
Eric Zeman,
News
Comcast tests a service that alerts customers when technicians are on the way.
By Eric Zeman , 11/21/2014
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Grumpy IT Guy Tries Out Gonzo Tech Journalism
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
Commentary
I want to quit IT, swig booze, do drugs while speeding across America to Las Vegas, and ruminate about the failure of '60s counterculture.
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 11/21/2014
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Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Charles Galda, CIO, GE Capital's Technology Centers & Services
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The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
By Charles Galda CIO, GE Capital's Technology Centers & Services, 11/21/2014
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Broadband Demand Hits The High Seas
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Cruise ship operators Royal Caribbean and Carnival are exploring new ways to provide on-board Internet access, highlighting advances in remote connectivity.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 11/21/2014
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Mobile Platforms: The Truth About Third Place
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
In software development, being the #3 platform in the mobile market is as good as being last.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 11/20/2014
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Gorilla Glass 4: Better Smartphone Drop Protection
Eric Zeman,
News
Corning says its next-generation glass is twice as strong as anything now on the market.
By Eric Zeman , 11/20/2014
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Intel's Mobile Change Of Plans
Jessica Lipsky,
News
As Intel merges its mobile, PC divisions, the promise of a big smartphone division fades.
By Jessica Lipsky , 11/19/2014
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Jolla Looks To Crowdsource Tablet
Eric Zeman,
News
Former Nokia employees turn to the Web for help funding their dream tablet.
By Eric Zeman , 11/19/2014
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Magpi Mobile Data Tool Aids Ebola Fight
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Magpi helps healthcare workers collect and process critical information efficiently and reliably as they treat Ebola patients.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 11/18/2014
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Nokia N1 Android Tablet: iPad Mini Lookalike
Eric Zeman,
News
Nokia returns to the mobile hardware game with the N1 tablet, which resembles an iPad Mini but runs Android 5.0 Lollipop.
By Eric Zeman , 11/18/2014
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Cisco Debuts Mobile Collaboration App For Businesses
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Cisco's 'Project Squared' features voice and videoconferencing, messaging, and document sharing for project teams of up to eight people. Here's a look at the features.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/18/2014
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A Super-Wrong Way To Understand Net Neutrality
Robert Atkinson,
Commentary
Comparisons to electricity and cable TV are off base. Time for an honest discussion.
By Robert Atkinson , 11/18/2014
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TRUSTe Not So Trustworthy
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Privacy certification company has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/17/2014
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Apple Pay Sparks Consumer Interest In Mobile Payments
Eric Zeman,
News
McDonald's, Walgreens, and other retailers report more consumers are using mobile payments.
By Eric Zeman , 11/17/2014
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Why We Must Move To IPv6
John Curran, President & CEO, American Registry for Internet Numbers
Commentary
Facts are facts: The number of IPv4 addresses available in North America will reach zero soon.
By John Curran President & CEO, American Registry for Internet Numbers, 11/17/2014
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Microsoft Office Mobile: Right For You?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft now offers free iOS and Android versions of its popular Office apps. Are they a good fit for your mobile productivity tools?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/15/2014
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Privacy: Zuck Is Not The Devil
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
Commentary
Facebook's new privacy rules? No reason to get grumpy. US Department of Justice's new "overly friendly skies"? Worthy of outrage.
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 11/14/2014
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Justice Dept. Uses Airplanes To Spy On Cellphones
Eric Zeman,
News
US marshals hunt for suspects by flying over cities with technology that tricks cellphones on the ground into giving up their identification codes.
By Eric Zeman , 11/14/2014
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Windows 10 Update: 6 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build includes more user-inspired tweaks, more desktop refinement -- and more bugs. Is Microsoft reassuring its desktop user base?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/13/2014
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ATP: Don't Give Up On Prevention
Marc van Zadelhoff, IBM Security’s Vice President of Worldwide Strategy and Product Management
Commentary
As businesses rely on more complex systems with more tools from different vendors, traditional security measures are becoming increasingly inadequate.
By Marc van Zadelhoff IBM Security’s Vice President of Worldwide Strategy and Product Management, 11/13/2014
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