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iPhone, iPad Sales Continue To Slow, Apple's Earnings Drop
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Despite ongoing declines in iPhone and iPad sales, Apple CEO Tim Cook says he remains hopeful, and states that the company continues to invest significantly in R&D.
By Eric Zeman , 7/27/2016
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Tableau 10 Puts Control Back In IT Hands
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data visualization platform provider Tableau is updating its flagship product with new features that give oversight and data governance control back to IT organizations. It also makes a host of new advanced analytics capabilities accessible to more users.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/27/2016
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12 Types Of Data IT Can't Afford To Overlook
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Regardless of how much data your company has -- and how much your business leaders are asking for -- you're likely missing some hidden gems. Here are 12 examples of what you might be overlooking, and why it matters to IT professionals, and to your business at large.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/27/2016
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BlackBerry DTEK50 Android Smartphone Images Leaked
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
BlackBerry's next Android device is no BlackBerry, it's a re-badged as the Alcatel Idol 4.
By Eric Zeman , 7/26/2016
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8 iOS, Android Apps To Help Get Your Errands Done
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
For IT professionals, like others with demanding jobs, finding the time for the mundane tasks of everyday life can be a challenge. Here are 8 iOS and Android apps created to help you save time on chores and errands so you have more hours in the day.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/26/2016
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Google Maps Gains WiFi-Only Mode, Transit Alerts
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
People will soon be able to put Google Maps into WiFi mode in order to cut down on cellular data use.
By Eric Zeman , 7/25/2016
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Ford's SYNC 3 Brings Android Auto, CarPlay To All Models
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Ford is making the SYNC 3 platform available on all of its 2017 model-year vehicles, with a host of popular applications on tap. It's also a huge opportunity for Google's Android Auto and Apple's CarPlay platforms.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/25/2016
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Three Arrested For Cell Phone Hacking Scam
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Defendants accused of using stolen phone details to make international calls charged to victims’ accounts.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/25/2016
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Lawsuit Raises Questions About The Right To Tinker With Tech
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has filed a lawsuit to overturn a provision in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act which limits the modification of technology. For anyone managing information technology, the law in question has the potential to limit access to data, to weaken security, and to impose unnecessary burdens, costs, and liabilities.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/25/2016
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Snowden Designs iPhone Add-On To Thwart Surveillance
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and hacker Andrew Huang have designed an add-on device for iPhone 6 that would alert users when they are being tracked. Here's why it matters to IT.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/23/2016
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Apple Watch Sales Drop Dramatically Ahead Of Hardware Refresh
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The smartwatch market contracted for the first time, thanks to a plunge in Apple Watch sales, according to a report from IDC. However, the report showed that Samsung, Lenovo, LG, and Garmin made gains.
By Eric Zeman , 7/22/2016
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Facebook's Aquila Internet Drone Completes First Flight
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
WiFi takes to the skies in the form of Aquila, a self-piloting Facebook drone with a wingspan greater than that of a Boeing 737. It's another move by companies such as Facebook and Google to deliver internet services through unconventional means.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/22/2016
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Google Cloud Platform Adds Machine Learning APIs
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Developers interested in creating apps that understand text or speech can look to Google's cloud for tools -- the Cloud Natural Language API and the Cloud Speech API. The two offerings have now advanced into open beta status.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/22/2016
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Samsung: Galaxy S7 Active's Waterproofing Issue Fixed
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
How do you restore confidence in a product that doesn't live up to its primary marketing message? Blame it on a manufacturing defect.
By Eric Zeman , 7/21/2016
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Beyond WiFi: Building Better Enterprise Mobility
InformationWeek Staff,
CommentaryVideo
Drew Lentz, a solutions architect with Frontera Consulting, says he believes that IT needs to look beyond WiFi technology and create a unique, wireless connected experience that benefits not only employees, but businesses as well. Lentz touched upon that topic and more during his conversation with Senior Editor Sara Peters.
By InformationWeek Staff , 7/21/2016
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iPhone 7 Design Deciding Factor For Buyers: Poll
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Only about 10% of potential buyers polled by Quartz reported that they will buy the iPhone 7 if it keeps the same design as previous models.
By Eric Zeman , 7/20/2016
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Microsoft Cloud Drives $22.6 Billion In Revenue
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft reported gains in its booming cloud business that propelled revenue to $22.6 billion and made up for declines in mobile phone earnings.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/20/2016
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iOS 10 Beta 3 Fixes Bugs, Adds New Functions
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple seeded a third round of beta operating systems, including iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS, to its registered developers.
By Eric Zeman , 7/19/2016
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Softbank Buying ARM For $32 Billion
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
In a move to bolster its Internet of Things (IoT) push, Softbank announced plans to buy mobile chip designer ARM holdings for $32 billion.
By Eric Zeman , 7/18/2016
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EU Data Protection Law May End The Unknowable Algorithm
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Slated to take effect as law across the EU in 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation could require companies to explain their algorithms to avoid unlawful discrimination.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/18/2016
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