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IoT Market Forecast At $11 Trillion, Report Finds
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
A new report from McKinsey finds that the market for IoT could reach $11 trillion by 2025. This means a sea change for IT, as well as the CIOs who have to manage budgets.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/29/2015
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Amazon Echo: 10 Things We Want Alexa To Do
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Amazon is opening up Echo's Alexa to developers so it can add capabilities. Here's what we'd like to see it do.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/28/2015
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iPhone 6s: Don't Expect Big Changes
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The next iPhone, likely to be called the iPhone 6s, will look like the iPhone 6, but should have one unique feature to boost its appeal.
By Eric Zeman , 6/28/2015
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Windows 10 Pricing Chaos, Upgrade Explained: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft this week released the full suite of Office for Android, updated the Surface Pro 3, and confused the Internet with its Windows 10 pricing strategy.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/27/2015
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Windows 10 Upgrade: 8 FAQs Explained
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
July 29 is fast approaching and we know you still have a lot of questions about how to download and use Windows 10.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/26/2015
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Microsoft Office Fully Lands On Android Phones
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are now generally available on Android smartphones and tablets.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/25/2015
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Salesforce Service For Apps Gives CRM A Mobile Edge
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
A new suite of products revealed by Salesforce today is aimed at improving the customer service experience on mobile devices through intuitive routing and contextualization.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/25/2015
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iOS 9 Beta 2 Reveals New Treats
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The latest developer build of iOS 9 includes a space-saving feature to help people stuff OS updates onto nearly full iPhones.
By Eric Zeman , 6/24/2015
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iOS 9, Android M Place New Focus On Security, Privacy
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
Google and Apple have publicly challenged calls from law enforcement agencies to weaken encryption on consumer devices. In turn, iOS 9 and Android M will sport a string of new security and privacy features for users.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 6/24/2015
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Amazon Echo Wants To Talk With You
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
With its invite-only beta phase behind it, Amazon Echo will be available for sale in the US next month with several new features, including connected-home options, Google Calendar, and Audible Audiobooks.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/23/2015
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Pebble Time Smartwatch Available For Preorder
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Pebble, the Kickstarter success story, continues its upward climb through the wearables market thanks to a deal with Best Buy, which has exclusive preorder rights for its Time smartwatch.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/23/2015
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Apple May Remove Lines, Clean Up iPhone Design
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple has patented a way to make the plastic lines on the back of the iPhone disappear for good.
By Eric Zeman , 6/22/2015
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IBM Aims To Ease Data Sharing For Police, Emergency Services
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/22/2015
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Apple Watch Sales Hit 2.8M As Straps Drive Profits
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Estimates suggest a strong debut for the Apple Watch. Reports about the second-generation smartwatch point to a FaceTime camera.
By Eric Zeman , 6/20/2015
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Samsung Update Fixes SwiftKey Security Flaw
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Samsung will release a security policy update following reports of vulnerability in SwiftKey keyboard replacement software.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/20/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile Update, Elop Exit: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
News of an executive shakeup at Microsoft comes the same week as new Windows 10 Mobile build 10136.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/20/2015
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FCC: Subsidize Rural Broadband, Block Robocalls
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The FCC voted 3-2 to extend and reform a program that would help low-income Americans gain access to the Web through subsidies. The commission is also allowing customers to block spam and robocalls.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/19/2015
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Sennheiser MB Pro 2: Serious Headset For Mobile IT Pros
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
The Sennheiser MB Pro 2 isn't fashion forward, but if you need to make sure your voice calls are clear and high-quality, it's something to consider.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/19/2015
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What $100 Million AT&T Fine Says About The FCC
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The FCC's bruising attacks on broadband companies show its strong focus on consumers. The $100 million fine against AT&T is just the latest in this fight.
By Eric Zeman , 6/18/2015
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Uber Ruling Could Cripple Sharing Economy
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
A foolish decision by the California Labor Commission represents a startling change in the way we view the sharing economy.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/17/2015
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