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Apple Pay Sparks Consumer Interest In Mobile Payments
Eric Zeman,
News
McDonald's, Walgreens, and other retailers report more consumers are using mobile payments.
By Eric Zeman , 11/17/2014
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Internet Of Things 'Overhyped,' Say IT Execs
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
IT executives expect the IoT to impact their businesses, although they're not sure how, finds CompTIA survey.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/17/2014
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5 Best Smartphones Of 2014
Eric Zeman,
News
There's never been a better time to buy a smartphone. These five stood out from the pack.
By Eric Zeman , 12/23/2014
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Microsoft: 5 Must-Do's In 2015
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft had a strong 2014. To continue its momentum, the company has some work to do next year.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/23/2014
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Tech-Free Vacation: Why Unplugging Isn't Practical
Roni Amiel, CIO & CISO, Blythedale Children's Hospital
Commentary
Many of us crave a holiday break from technology, but sometimes it's easier said than done.
By Roni Amiel CIO & CISO, Blythedale Children's Hospital, 12/23/2014
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Mobile Changes Build Vs. Buy Equation
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
NY-Presbyterian CIO Aurelia Boyer says the need for mobile innovation has driven her back into the application development business, but she wants to keep it manageable.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 12/22/2014
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5 Worst Smartphones Of 2014
Eric Zeman,
News
We've seen some incredible flops in the smartphone market this year. Here are the most notorious stinkers.
By Eric Zeman , 12/22/2014
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Android Antitrust Lawsuit Given Another Chance
Eric Zeman,
News
Judge expressed concern about the plaintiffs' case, but didn't altogether dismiss lawsuit alleging Google antitrust violations.
By Eric Zeman , 12/19/2014
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Big Data: 6 Bold Predictions For 2015
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
'Tis the season when industry soothsayers don their prognostication caps to make fearless forecasts for the coming year. What does the crystal ball say about big data?
By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/19/2014
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Android 5.0 Lollipop: Smartphone OS Arrival Guide
Eric Zeman,
News
When will your device get the latest version of Android? Here's the scoop from phone makers.
By Eric Zeman , 12/18/2014
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Internet Of Everything: It's All About The Ecosystem
Ed Featherston, Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting
Commentary
A recent chat with my doctor revealed new insight on lifecycles of connected medical devices and the need for an integrated infrastructure to support future IoT devices.
By Ed Featherston Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting, 12/18/2014
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Wearables In 2015: 4 Predictions
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
News
Smart glasses like Google Glass get put to the test in the enterprise, while smartwatches slowly woo consumers thanks to the Apple Watch.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 12/18/2014
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7 Excuses To Avoid Family Tech Support
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Are you the family's unofficial IT person? The holidays are a dangerous time: Here's what to say when you're asked to fix messes.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 12/18/2014
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Millions Of Android Phones In China Have Backdoor
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
An Android backdoor is the topic of one of two advisories this week on mobile threats.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 12/17/2014
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Luxury Watchmaker TAG Heuer Sees Digital 'Tsunami'
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Maker of TAG Heuer watches shifts gears, now plans to craft a smartwatch and possibly make acquisitions, in the wake of Apple Watch.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/2014
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BlackBerry Returns To Its Roots With Classic
Eric Zeman,
News
BlackBerry hopes keyboard aficionados will pick up the Classic smartphone in lieu of iPhones and Androids.
By Eric Zeman , 12/17/2014
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Salesforce.com Connects To Microsoft SharePoint
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Salesforce Files Connect offers federated access to multiple content repositories. Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive are next.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/2014
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Samsung Explores Apple Pay Competitor
Eric Zeman,
News
Samsung seeks partnership with mobile payment startup in effort to compete with Apple Pay.
By Eric Zeman , 12/16/2014
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SpaceCurve Promises Real-Time Location Insight
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
SpaceCurve takes on Oracle and other database vendors with a geospatial platform that brings location analytics to streaming apps.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/16/2014
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Microsoft Gains Allies Against US Data Demands
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Several dozen companies, trade groups, and computer scientists agree that Microsoft should not have to provide data stored in Ireland when presented with a US search warrant.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/15/2014
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Facebook Dumps Microsoft Bing
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook ends its partnership with Bing in favor of its own internal search engine, Facebook Search.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/15/2014
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Federal Smartphone App Aims To End DUIs
Eric Zeman,
News
Government-backed app estimates user's blood-alcohol content, offers to call a taxi if smartphone owner can't pass the traffic games.
By Eric Zeman , 12/15/2014
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