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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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Google Contributor: Pay To Block Ads
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Google launched a new service that blocks ads on some websites in exchange for a nominal monthly subscription.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/21/2014
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Comcast App Lets Customers Track Service Techs
Eric Zeman,
News
Comcast tests a service that alerts customers when technicians are on the way.
By Eric Zeman , 11/21/2014
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Grumpy IT Guy Tries Out Gonzo Tech Journalism
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
Commentary
I want to quit IT, swig booze, do drugs while speeding across America to Las Vegas, and ruminate about the failure of '60s counterculture.
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 11/21/2014
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Marketers Should Look Beyond Facebook, Twitter
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Build social engagement around your own website, Forrester recommends.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/21/2014
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Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Charles Galda, CIO, GE Capital's Technology Centers & Services
Commentary
The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
By Charles Galda CIO, GE Capital's Technology Centers & Services, 11/21/2014
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Broadband Demand Hits The High Seas
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Cruise ship operators Royal Caribbean and Carnival are exploring new ways to provide on-board Internet access, highlighting advances in remote connectivity.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 11/21/2014
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Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Mobile Platforms: The Truth About Third Place
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
In software development, being the #3 platform in the mobile market is as good as being last.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 11/20/2014
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Gorilla Glass 4: Better Smartphone Drop Protection
Eric Zeman,
News
Corning says its next-generation glass is twice as strong as anything now on the market.
By Eric Zeman , 11/20/2014
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Firefox Drops Google For Yahoo Search
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Apple WatchKit: 6 Facts
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple's WatchKit, the initial software development framework for the Apple Watch, is focused on ways to present data from iPhones.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Facebook Groups App Bolsters Microsharing
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook released yet another standalone app, this time focusing on Groups -- a budding subset of 700,000 users.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/19/2014
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Intel's Mobile Change Of Plans
Jessica Lipsky,
News
As Intel merges its mobile, PC divisions, the promise of a big smartphone division fades.
By Jessica Lipsky , 11/19/2014
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BitTorrent Sync Plans Pro Tier
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
BitTorrent Sync 1.4 enters general release, and the company unveils plans for Pro version of its software.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/19/2014
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Jolla Looks To Crowdsource Tablet
Eric Zeman,
News
Former Nokia employees turn to the Web for help funding their dream tablet.
By Eric Zeman , 11/19/2014
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7 Important Tech Regulatory Issues In 2015
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
From net neutrality to patent reform and drones, these regulations will be in the spotlight. See what's at stake.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 11/19/2014
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The Web Isn't Dying, But Control Is
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
In a renewed debate about the health of the web and the dominance of native apps, let's not gloss over the issue of user control.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/19/2014
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Magpi Mobile Data Tool Aids Ebola Fight
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Magpi helps healthcare workers collect and process critical information efficiently and reliably as they treat Ebola patients.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 11/18/2014
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Nokia N1 Android Tablet: iPad Mini Lookalike
Eric Zeman,
News
Nokia returns to the mobile hardware game with the N1 tablet, which resembles an iPad Mini but runs Android 5.0 Lollipop.
By Eric Zeman , 11/18/2014
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Cisco Debuts Mobile Collaboration App For Businesses
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Cisco's 'Project Squared' features voice and videoconferencing, messaging, and document sharing for project teams of up to eight people. Here's a look at the features.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/18/2014
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