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Windows Threshold May Merge Windows Phone, RT
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft's upcoming Windows Threshold operating system reportedly will merge Windows Phone and Windows RT into one user interface for ARM-based mobile devices.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/26/2014
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Verizon VoLTE, HD Voice Coming Soon
Eric Zeman,
News
Verizon says its new Voice over LTE service will offer 4G customers better voice quality and instant video chats.
By Eric Zeman , 8/26/2014
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Location Tracking: 6 Social App Settings To Check
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Popular social apps, including Facebook, Google, Foursquare, and Twitter, may track your every move. Get the lowdown -- and instructions for turning off these options.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/26/2014
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Why Federal Agencies Lag Behind On Mobile Tech
Henry Kenyon,
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Dearth of government-wide mobile policies hurt agencies' rollout of new mobile technologies, says Defense Information Systems Agency chief.
By Henry Kenyon , 8/26/2014
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Microsoft Windows As A Service Planned?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft may be working on a cloud-based version of Windows to go alongside Office 365. What would be in it for customers?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/25/2014
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Samsung, LG Tease New Hardware
Eric Zeman,
News
The next few weeks will see a number of new smartphones and wearable devices from Samsung, LG, Sony, Apple, and others.
By Eric Zeman , 8/25/2014
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Windows Phone: More High-End Devices Coming Soon
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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As Windows Phone loses market share, Microsoft exec says HTC One (M8) and other new flagship devices could bolster demand.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/23/2014
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Will iPhone 6 Production Problems Hurt Availability?
Eric Zeman,
News
Last-minute changes to the display have manufacturers scampering to meet quotas. We've heard this story before.
By Eric Zeman , 8/22/2014
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BYOD: California Ruling A Wakeup Call
Mike Jennett, Enterprise IT Mobility Program Director, HP
Commentary
California's Cochran v. Schwan court case casts a pall over BYOD plans, but clear corporate policies can eliminate liability concerns.
By Mike Jennett Enterprise IT Mobility Program Director, HP, 8/22/2014
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Microsoft, Opera Partner On Phone Browser
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Opera Software's Opera Mini browser will replace Nokia's Xpress on Nokia feature phones, but Microsoft's long-term plan for old Nokia products is unclear.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/21/2014
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Tablet Adoption: Still Room For Growth
Eric Zeman,
News
Recent research suggests the fourth quarter could be big for tablet makers.
By Eric Zeman , 8/21/2014
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US, German Researchers Build Android Security Framework
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
The Android Security Modules (ASM) framework aims to streamline and spread security features, updates to Android devices.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/20/2014
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4 Tips: Protect Government Data From Mobile Malware
Julie M. Anderson, Managing Director, Civitas Group
Commentary
Mobile malware continues to proliferate, particularly on Android devices. These four steps help counter the threat.
By Julie M. Anderson Managing Director, Civitas Group, 8/20/2014
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Amazon Fire Phone Slow To Ignite
Eric Zeman,
News
Web data suggests sales of Amazon's Fire Phone are lukewarm at best.
By Eric Zeman , 8/20/2014
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Data Driven: Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications Coming Soon
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
For proposed V2V safety systems to work in the real world, a free flow of data between connected cars is essential. Naturally, the devil's in the details.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/20/2014
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Microsoft Releases OneNote For Android Tablets
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft again updates OneNote, moves towards goal of popularizing the app across all platforms.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/20/2014
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Moore's Law: The Future Is Energy Efficiency
Mark Papermaster, SVP & CTO, AMD
Commentary
As the industry continues to shrink chips, energy efficiency is one way to expand Moore's Law beyond its current form. Let's explore how.
By Mark Papermaster SVP & CTO, AMD, 8/20/2014
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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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HP's $199 Windows Laptop: Chromebook Killer?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Leaked specs show what a budget-friendly Windows device might offer. Is it enough to stem surging Chromebook sales?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/19/2014
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Wearable Devices: Keep Data Privacy In Check
Ruby A. Zefo, Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Intel
Commentary
Consumers, businesses, and manufacturers can all help ensure that the privacy rights of those using wearables are respected and enforced.
By Ruby A. Zefo Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Intel, 8/18/2014
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