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Wearable Devices: Keep Data Privacy In Check
Ruby A. Zefo, Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Intel
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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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Internet Of Things: Limitless Dumb Possibilities
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Many of the "improvements" to ordinary household objects promised by SmartThings, a software company just acquired by Samsung, are already available elsewhere or seem like overkill.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/18/2014
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8 Things We Want In iPhone 6
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
What features rank as most wanted in Apple's soon-to-debut iPhone? Let's talk battery, camera, display, and more.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/28/2014
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Dropbox Expands The Box
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Dogged by competition, Dropbox now gives subscribers 1 TB for $10 a month, but backing up data to an external hard drive is still cheaper.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/27/2014
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Apple Preps Jumbo iPad
Eric Zeman,
News
iPad-maker will pitch the tablet to businesses as a potential laptop replacement.
By Eric Zeman , 8/27/2014
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Tricorder XPrize: 10 Finalist Prototypes
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
The XPrize competition promises to make Star Trek's Tricorder a reality of sorts, with the winning device a compact sensor for vital signs and a variety of diseases. Check out these mockups from the 10 finalists.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/27/2014
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The Internet Of Overhyped Things
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
Commentary
Vendors and analysts would have us believe that the Internet of Things is imminent. In fact it will be years before the obstacles it faces can be surmounted.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 8/27/2014
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Windows Threshold May Merge Windows Phone, RT
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
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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Facebook Click-Bait Crackdown, Explained
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
You'll never believe what happens next! Facebook imposes new content standards for businesses that use click-bait tactics.
By Kristin Burnham Senior 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
News
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,
News
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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9 Ways To Enhance Google Apps With Unified Communications
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
There's no shortage of ways to communicate. Unifying the many communications channels can help you keep it all straight.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/26/2014
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Microsoft Windows As A Service Planned?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
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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Does eBay Fit In Instant Gratification Economy?
Mike Feibus,
Commentary
What's left for a company that matched the perfect item with a faraway buyer now that consumers are demanding it here and now?
By Mike Feibus , 8/25/2014
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Analytics For All, No Data Scientists Needed
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
News
While there's a role for Ph.D.-level experts, the real power is in making advanced analysis work for mainstream -- often Excel-wielding -- business users. Here's how.
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 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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IT Salary Survey 2014: Application Development
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Developers' raises matched or beat inflation in 2014, and middle-aged men working at large firms on the coasts fared best. Still, software development remains a well-paying field for everyone.
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/25/2014
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Android Flaw Might Also Affect iOS, Windows
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Sandboxing flaw let researchers hijack Gmail 92% of the time, and could also affect iOS and Windows.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/23/2014
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Windows Phone: More High-End Devices Coming Soon
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
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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Instagram Adds Analytics For Businesses
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Instagram will launch a new suite of advertising tools to give businesses more insight into how their campaigns perform.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/22/2014
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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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