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iPhone Kill Switch: Thefts Drop In NYC, SF
Eric Zeman,
News
Kill switches have helped decrease smartphone thefts in a big way.
By Eric Zeman , 2/11/2015
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5 Workplace 'Time-Wasters': Worth The Time?
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
News
Studies show that activities long considered by managers to be time-wasters at work may actually boost your productivity. How many of these are part of your workday?
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 2/11/2015
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Microsoft Shares 'Productivity Future Vision' Video
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
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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Drones Go To Work For IT
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Drones offer new opportunities for businesses of all kinds. Here's how one IT department got involved with a drone project, and what the company learned.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 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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Net Neutrality Rules Pass, FCC Readies For Fight
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The decision to reclassify ISPs under FCC regulations represents a triumph for open Internet activists.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/26/2015
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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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Google AI Teaches Itself Atari Video Games
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Using a single learning algorithm, Google's AI agent has developed its video game skills to the point where it can beat most human players in dozens of different games.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/26/2015
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Microsoft Garage Brings Productivity Apps
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Experimental apps from Microsoft's Garage incubator are designed to enhance productivity.
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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Salesforce Service Cloud, Analytics Cloud Power Fast Growth
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Salesforce claims its Service Cloud is ousting SAP and Oracle while the Wave Analytics Cloud is driving seven- and eight-figure deals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/26/2015
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Net Neutrality Vote Won't End Debate
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
Commentary
The FCC is slated to approve a controversial plan for net neutrality -- but that won't be the end of the matter.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 2/26/2015
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Android For Work Brings Google To The Office
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The company aims to make Android better suited to the demands of businesses.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/25/2015
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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
News
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
News
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
News
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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5 Ways To Prepare For IoT Security Risks
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
As the Internet of Things begins to take shape, IT organizations must prepare for change.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 2/24/2015
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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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Mobile Apps Remain Vulnerable For Months
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Developers are failing to respond quickly to reports of security flaws, Trojans are infecting corporate devices at an alarming rate, and even mundane data about your device's power consumption could threaten your privacy.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/24/2015
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Google, Softcard Mobile Payment Partnership Targets Apple Pay
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
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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