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HTC One Runs Windows
Eric Zeman,
News
HTC One for Windows Phone uses the same hardware as the Android version.
By Eric Zeman , 8/19/2014
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Moto 360 Smartwatch Details Leak
Eric Zeman,
News
Best Buy gave an early reveal of previously unknown data points about the device, including its price.
By Eric Zeman , 8/18/2014
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Windows 8.1: 8 Things I Hate About You
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Latest version of Windows 8.1 beats its predecessors, but oh those grating quirks.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/18/2014
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Facebook Will Track Shopping Habits
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook plans to track your actions between devices and share with advertisers when an ad leads to a purchase. Here's why one expert says you shouldn't worry.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/15/2014
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Smartwatches Need A Disrupter
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Current smartwatches don't offer enough useful features to catch on with consumers, says analyst. Will Apple change that?
By Eric Zeman , 8/15/2014
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Humin iPhone App Adds Context To Contacts
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Can't remember who you met? Humin combines social data with your contacts to give them more meaning.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/14/2014
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Android Dominates Smartphone Market With 85% Share
Eric Zeman,
News
Even Apple's iOS is a blip compared to Google's unstoppable, juggernaut mobile platform.
By Eric Zeman , 8/14/2014
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Amazon Local Register: Friend Or Foe?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Mobile payment service prompts concerns about ulterior motives.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/13/2014
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Twitter Video Ads Coming Soon
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Twitter announced the beta launch of Promoted Video, a new ad type that will charge advertisers on a cost-per-view model.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/13/2014
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Hybrid Cloud Security: New Tactics Required
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
News
Interested in shuttling workloads between public and private cloud? Better make sure it's worth doing, because hybrid means rethinking how you manage compliance, identity, connectivity, and more.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 8/13/2014
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Robot Room Service Hits Aloft Hotel Group
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The "botlr" -- a robotic butler -- will deliver small goods to hotel guests upon request.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/13/2014
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Samsung Galaxy Alpha Aims High, Misses
Eric Zeman,
News
Samsung's latest smartphone sports new iPhone-like metallic design but falls short on some key features.
By Eric Zeman , 8/13/2014
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Intel Broadwell Sneak Peek
Rick Merritt, SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times
News
Intel reveals first details of its 14nm chipmaking technology and Broadwell, its first CPU to use it.
By Rick Merritt SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times, 8/12/2014
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California Nears Smartphone Kill Switch
Eric Zeman,
News
Law would force phone makers to add remote kill switches; Apple, Google, and Microsoft have already agreed to implement them.
By Eric Zeman , 8/12/2014
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Acer Chromebook 13 Breaks New Ground
Eric Zeman,
News
Acer's latest Chromebook models deliver an Nvidia Tegra K1 processor, a 13.3-inch full HD display, and sub-$400 price tags.
By Eric Zeman , 8/11/2014
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Internet Of Things: Batteries Not Required
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
University of Washington researchers have devised a battery-free way to connect low-powered devices and sensors to the Internet.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/11/2014
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Windows Phone: A Big Week For Microsoft
Eric Zeman,
News
Windows Phone momentum continues, with an OS update, more apps, and Skype improvements. But is it time for Microsoft to just give up?
By Eric Zeman , 8/9/2014
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Microsoft's Windows 'Threshold' Takes Shape
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
The next version of Windows could add virtual desktops and kill Windows 8's controversial Charms Bar.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/7/2014
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Sprint, T-Mobile: Separate Equals Better
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Sprint has ditched its effort to acquire T-Mobile, hired a new CEO, and set a new course. This is all good news for consumers -- if it makes the right moves.
By Eric Zeman , 8/7/2014
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Chinese Government Rejects Apple's iPad
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Ten Apple products have been removed from a list of products that can be bought with Chinese government funds.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/6/2014
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