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10 iPhone Apps You've Never Heard Of
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Apple's App Store stocks more than a million apps; this guide will show you the hidden gems.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/22/2015
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BlackBerry Doomed By First iPhone, Storm Failure
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
BlackBerry corporate leaders' inability to react effectively to market changes, specifically the first iPhone and AT&T's deal with Apple, doomed the famed smartphone maker.
By Eric Zeman , 5/26/2015
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Google I/O 2015: 9 Things We Loved
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google Photos, for all its mass appeal, is less interesting than Google's more ambitious work. Get ready for touch-aware clothes and gesture-sensing devices.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/29/2015
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Android M: 5 Best Features
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Android M may focus more on improving the user experience, but Google still added some impressive new features. Here's what we learned at Google I/O.
By Eric Zeman , 5/29/2015
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Apple Acquires Metaio, Targeting Augmented Reality
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Apple continues its string of acquisitions with the purchase of Metaio, a company specializing in augmented reality software development.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/29/2015
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Dartmouth Predicts GPA Based on Phone Tracking App
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Can a phone app predict your performance based on your behavior? This one can, at least if you are a college student.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/29/2015
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Using Twitter, Smartphones To Accurately Assess Crowds
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
As part of the Big Data Challenge, researchers from England's University of Warwick have turned to smartphones and Twitter to estimate crowd sizes quickly and accurately.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/29/2015
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Google Details Android M, VR, IoT, And Unlimited Photos
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google used the opening day of its I/O 2015 developer conference to offer details about the next version of Android, what it has planned for virtual reality and the Internet of Things, and free unlimited photos.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/28/2015
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Google I/O: Gmail Hits 900M Users, Android Reaches A Billion
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Key statistics from this year's Google I/O included one billion Android users and 900 million Gmail users, 75% of whom are on mobile.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/28/2015
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Ads Built By Algorithm
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Persado contends its machine learning system can produce better direct response ads than human ad copywriter.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/28/2015
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iOS 9 Rumor: Proactive Project Will Rival Google Now
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple iOS 9 is shaping up to be more than just a performance upgrade. New details emerge pointing to a stronger competitor, called Proactive, which will challenge Google Now and Microsoft's Cortana.
By Eric Zeman , 5/28/2015
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Meeker: Internet Has Only Begun Changing Our Lives
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker presents her annual take on how the Internet is changing business, as US and China dominate among Web companies.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/28/2015
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Lenovo Details Dual-Screen Smartwatch, Smart Shoes
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Lenovo is seriously expanding beyond PCs with several new concepts that tap into the Internet of Things trend. For wearables, Lenovo is showing off a dual-screen smartwatch.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/28/2015
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New IT Skills: Why Communication, Accountability, Initiative Are Hot Now
Kevin Casey,
News
Using Bureau of Labor Statistics data and information supplied by CompTIA and Burning Glass Technologies Labor Insights, we've identified eight crucial, non-technical skills that companies are looking for in their IT hires.
By Kevin Casey , 5/28/2015
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DoJ Argues Against Google's Java Appeal
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The Solicitor General advises the Supreme Court to reject Google's petition to have its copyright infringement loss to Oracle reviewed.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/27/2015
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Big Data: 6 Real-Life Business Cases
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Better data analysis enables companies to optimize everything in the value chain -- from sales to order delivery, to optimal store hours. Here are six examples of how major enterprises are using data to improve their business models.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/27/2015
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Microsoft Office Coming To 20 More Android Tablets
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Microsoft has convinced 20 more Android tablet OEMs to install its Office productivity software on their devices. It's a smart move by Redmond.
By Eric Zeman , 5/27/2015
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Google Planning New Nexus Smartphones In 2015, Report Claims
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Although Google's Android platform is the dominant operating system on smartphones worldwide, it has struggled with its Nexus-branded hardware. A new report claims Google will try again this year.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/27/2015
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Iris Scans: Security Breakthrough Or Privacy Invasion?
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
New technology allows irises to be scanned from 40 feet away. Is this a wonder weapon against crime and terrorism or a way for governments to invade our privacy and track our movements?
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/27/2015
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Google I/O: 10 Things We Expect To See
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Expect a demonstration of the next version of Android, along with a standalone photo-sharing service and a new iteration of Chromecast.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/27/2015
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Jony Ive Promoted To Chief Design Officer At Apple
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Jony Ive, the design genius behind Apple's most iconic products, including the MacBook, iPhone, and Apple Watch, gets a promotion to chief design officer. What does it mean for the rest of the company?
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/26/2015
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Microsoft Cortana Destined For iOS, Android
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's Cortana app for Apple's iOS and Google Android will be available for download later this year.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/26/2015
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