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Windows 10 Search, Productivity Apps: Microsoft Review
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft debuted Band updates, predicted the future of productivity, and broadened support for Docker in Azure, among other announcements.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/28/2015
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Samsung, Microsoft, Qualcomm, LG Dominating MWC 2015
Eric Zeman,
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On March 2, Mobile World Congress will kick off, with announcements from Samsung, Microsoft, Qualcomm, HTC, and LG expected to take center stage.
By Eric Zeman , 2/28/2015
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Microsoft Shares 'Productivity Future Vision' Video
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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In its latest forward-looking video, Microsoft shows how the future of productivity is bendable, wearable, and holographic.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/27/2015
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Mobile Devices Replace Blueprints On Construction Sites
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
Commentary
Knaack's DataVault Mobile shows how the work on construction job sites is going digital.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 2/27/2015
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Apple's March 9 Event: Is It Time For The Apple Watch?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Apple fans and non-fans alike are waiting to "watch" what happens. Let the speculation begin.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/26/2015
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LG Watch Urbane LTE Smartwatch Forgoes Android Wear
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The LG Watch Urbane LTE smartwatch is the latest wearable from the company. This version adds features for making calls and sending messages, but LG ditched Android Wear to make it work.
By Eric Zeman , 2/26/2015
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iOS, Android Crushing Rival Platforms, IDC Finds
Eric Zeman,
News
Apple's iOS and Google Android own a combined 96.3% of the global smartphone market, leaving a pittance for Microsoft and BlackBerry.
By Eric Zeman , 2/25/2015
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Gemalto: NSA, GCHQ May Have Been Behind Breaches It Suffered In 2010 And 2011
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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But the 'sophisticated' attacks hit only Gemalto office networks--not 'massive theft' of SIM crypto keys, vendor says, and such an attack, if waged, would only affect 2G networks, not 3G or 4G.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/25/2015
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AMD Describes Notebook Processor
Rick Merritt, SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times
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AMD’s next-gen notebook processor, Carrizo, packs a south bridge and HEVC decoder in the same space as its previous Kaveri chip, it said at ISSCC.
By Rick Merritt SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times, 2/25/2015
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Pebble Sets Kickstarter Record As Apple Watch Approaches
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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A crowdfunded startup aims to hold its own amid an increasingly competitive smartwatch market.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/25/2015
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Steve Jobs: 5 Things We Miss Most
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Let's take a moment to remember the work and ideas of the late Steve Jobs, who would have turned 60 today.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/24/2015
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Pebble Time Smartwatch Sets Kickstarter Ablaze
Eric Zeman,
News
Pebble's new Time smartwatch has a color screen. The company blew through its $500,000 Kickstarter goal in mere minutes, highlighting geeks' support for the device.
By Eric Zeman , 2/24/2015
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Google, Softcard Mobile Payment Partnership Targets Apple Pay
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Google announces a collaboration with Softcard, heats up mobile payment battle with Apple and Samsung.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/23/2015
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HTC One M9 Smartphone Details Leak Ahead Of MWC
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The HTC One M9 smartphone may look a lot like its predecessor, but there are tons of changes under the hood. Here's a sneak peek before MWC.
By Eric Zeman , 2/23/2015
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Cloud Storage For Office, Azure Update: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Cloud technology was the theme of this week as updates to Microsoft Azure and Office rolled out of Redmond.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/21/2015
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Lenovo Superfish Adware Excuses Are Lame
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Lenovo is downplaying the installation of Superfish adware on its notebook PCs. Here's why we think business and consumer users deserve better.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/19/2015
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Samsung's LoopPay Buy Signals Apple Pay Fight
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Samsung needs to compete with Apple Pay on mobile payments and will use LoopPay to kick-start its efforts.
By Eric Zeman , 2/19/2015
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Apple Watch Looks To Win Where Android Wear Failed
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The key differences in the company's approach to wearables will set the Apple Watch apart from Android Wear and other competitors.
By Eric Zeman , 2/18/2015
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Sony Smart Glasses: Not So Smart?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google Glass flopped as a consumer product. Sony's take on smart glasses doesn't look much different.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/18/2015
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Apple Watch Orders Top 5M, Healthcare Features Killed
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple is confident its Watch will be a hit, since Cupertino has placed between 5 and 6 million orders. However, the company has killed some healthcare features, according to reports.
By Eric Zeman , 2/17/2015
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