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10 Annoyingly Addictive iPhone, Android Apps
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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These deceitfully simple games for iPhones and Android smartphones will thwart all attempts at productivity and communication. Proceed with caution.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/24/2015
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iPhone Kill Switch: How Effective Is It?
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
A new report shows that the iPhone kill switch may not be as effective as first thought. What does this mean for other smartphone kill switches?
By Eric Zeman , 7/27/2015
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OnePlus 2: Low-Cost Android Alternative
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
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ShenZhen, China-based startup OnePlus shook the high-end smartphone market last year when it produced a well-designed smartphone with the same (or better) specs than premium models -- such as the Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S6 -- and sold it for half the price. Now, version 2 is hitting the market with a new Android OS.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 7/27/2015
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Ban AI Weapons, Scientists Demand
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Roboticists and experts in artificial intelligence want to prohibit offensive autonomous weapons.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/27/2015
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Stagefright Android Bug: 'Heartbleed for Mobile' But Harder To Patch
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
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Critical vulnerability in Android's multimedia playback engine is easy to exploit, requires no user interaction, and affects 95 percent of Android devices.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/27/2015
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Apple Watch Coming To Best Buy Aug. 7
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The Apple Watch is moving out of the high-end boutique world and into big-box retail through a Best Buy partnership.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/27/2015
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iPhone Kill Switch: How Effective Is It?
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
A new report shows that the iPhone kill switch may not be as effective as first thought. What does this mean for other smartphone kill switches?
By Eric Zeman , 7/27/2015
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Online Security: How The Experts Keep Safe
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google researchers have compared the security practices of experts to non-experts, and identified several ways that typical Internet users can improve their online security.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/27/2015
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Windows 10: 10 Things To Know At Launch
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The highly anticipated launch of Windows 10 finally arrives on July 29. Here are 10 things you should know about the impending release.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/27/2015
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10 Ways Windows 10 Will Advance The Internet Of Things
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Windows 10 brings functions and features that will change the Internet of Things for the enterprise and individuals.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/26/2015
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AT&T's DirecTV Acquisition Completed After FCC Approval
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Hours after the FCC gave final approval to the deal, AT&T announced it had completed its acquisition of DirecTV, a deal estimated at $49 billion. The integration of the two companies will occur over the coming months.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/26/2015
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10 Windows 10 Slogans That Didn't Make The Cut
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
The Windows 10 ad campaign is not all that inspiring. It makes you wonder which marketing ideas were rejected.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/26/2015
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Apple In China: Best Yet To Come?
Junko Yoshida,
Commentary
Apple reported a 31% jump in revenue from Greater China in the latest quarter, and it still has lots of room to grow.
By Junko Yoshida , 7/26/2015
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Windows 10 Looms Large, Earnings Fall Short: Microsoft Roundup
InformationWeek Staff,
News
The July 29 rollout of Windows 10 is getting close, but the company's earnings fell short thanks to a $7.5 billion write-down from the Nokia deal.
By InformationWeek Staff , 7/25/2015
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Google Patent Starter Program: Troll Deterrent
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
The Patent Starter Program is a controlled way for Google to allow a limited number of small companies to use what Google may not want or need, while helping startups protect themselves from patent trolls.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/25/2015
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Dmail Makes Gmail Vanish
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
You can make Gmail messages self-destruct with a Chrome browser extension.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/25/2015
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Moto G Details Leak Ahead Of Motorola Event
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Motorola is holding a splashy event in NYC July 28, and leaks have provided a solid look at what's in store.
By Eric Zeman , 7/24/2015
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10 Annoyingly Addictive iPhone, Android Apps
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
These deceitfully simple games for iPhones and Android smartphones will thwart all attempts at productivity and communication. Proceed with caution.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/24/2015
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Sony Drone Venture Targets IoT
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
By entering the drone business in a joint venture with Aerosense, Sony aims to expand its involvement with cloud services and the Internet of Things.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/23/2015
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iPhone Vs. Android: Apple's Success Only Goes So Far
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple's iPhone is a beast, but it will never fully conquer the smartphone market, where Android still holds some sway.
By Eric Zeman , 7/23/2015
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Qualcomm Will Slash 15% Of Its Workforce
Jessica Lipsky,
News
A cellular slump provokes Qualcomm to restructure, meaning 4,700, or 15%, of its employees may lose their jobs.
By Jessica Lipsky , 7/23/2015
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Microsoft Launches Send Email App For iPhone
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Microsoft's Send app is designed to let workers who are short on time send brief messages while forgoing subject lines and signatures. It's available on the iPhone.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/23/2015
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