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Tim Cook Talks iPhone Sales At Apple Town Hall
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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During a town hall-style meeting with employees at Apple's Cupertino headquarters, CEO Tim Cook talks about the company's future plans. Cook also spoke about revitalizing the iPad, Apple's future headquarters, and how the company plans to expand in the entertainment market.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/5/2016
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Cisco Bets Big On IoT With $1.4 B Jasper Buy
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Cisco is acquiring Jasper Technologies, developer of an Internet of Things cloud platform, for $1.4 billion. The move further pushes Cisco toward its transformation into a software company.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/5/2016
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iPhone 7 Vs. Galaxy S7: Comparing Smartphone Rumors
Michelle Maisto, Freelance Writer
News
Samsung's newest smartphone flagship, the Galaxy S7, will arrive Feb. 21, while the iPhone 7 rumor mill will continue to churn through September. What are the best rumors about each? Here's a brief list.
By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/13/2016
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AT&T Plans 5G Technology Tests Later This Year
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
AT&T is planning to test super speedy 5G technologies by the end of the year in homes and offices in Austin. The 5G testing comes at a time when data-hogging video that can slow networks down accounts for more than half of the data traffic on AT&T's networks.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/13/2016
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Windows 10 Update Site, IoT Incubation: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft this week launched a website for Windows 10 updates, gave Insiders a new preview option, and announced a total of 74 Android device partners.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/13/2016
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iPhone Error 53 Prompts Lawsuit Against Apple
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Following on reports of the iPhone Error 53, Apple is being taken to task for bricking the iPhones of consumers who sought out cheaper repairs. Attorneys are asking users to join a class action lawsuit against the company.
By Eric Zeman , 2/12/2016
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Google Plans VR Headset That Won't Rely On Smartphones
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The race for dominance of the virtual reality market continues as Google plans to introduce a more sophisticated headset to market. Unlike Cardboard, this new VR headset won't rely on a smartphone, according to reports.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/12/2016
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Google Runs Custom Networking Chips
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google engineers contributed open source code to the LLVM compile project, revealing the company's use of in-house silicon.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/12/2016
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Microsoft: 74 Device Partners Will Bring Office To Android
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft is finding new routes to mobile success by partnering with 74 device makers to bring its apps and services, including Office, to Android tablets and smartphones.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/11/2016
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Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100: Dedicated Processor For Wearables
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Qualcomm's newly released Snapdragon Wear 2100 is a new processor platform that will power the next generation of Android Wear smart devices. The chipmaker also detailed new platforms for smartphones and tablets.
By Eric Zeman , 2/11/2016
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Google Gives Away 2GB Of Storage To Promote Security
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google does its part for Safer Internet Day with its giveaway. Also, Gmail users will start seeing warnings when message senders can't be authenticated and when they don't support transport encryption.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/11/2016
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10 Productivity Hacks To Kick-Start Your Day
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Clear your desktop, light a lemon-scented candle, and get ready for a more productive day with these tips.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/11/2016
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Google Killing Off Flash-Based Ads By June
Michelle Maisto, Freelance Writer
News
While Adobe Flash is little loved, its retirement has been a slow one. Google has announced steps to speed the process, and it will switch over to an HTML5 format in June.
By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/10/2016
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Samsung Galaxy S7: 5 Features It Needs
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Samsung's next-generation flagship smartphone is almost here. These are the features we most want to see added to the Galaxy S7.
By Eric Zeman , 2/10/2016
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IoT Reality: Smart Homes Not Smart Enough Yet
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
The Internet of Things needs standardization and easier programming options. Until then, the promise of IoT for consumers remains unfulfilled.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/10/2016
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Google, Apple Aim To Kill Passwords
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Apple, Yahoo, and Google are making inroads into enabling smartphones to become a replacement for entering passwords -- a move that may not come soon enough for some users and help desks.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/9/2016
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MIT's Eyeriss GPU Could Transform IoT, AI
Michelle Maisto, Freelance Writer
News
MIT researchers have developed a GPU called Eyeriss that could enable algorithms to run locally and instantly, instead of sending raw data into the cloud. This means that a future version of Siri could get you answers much faster.
By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/9/2016
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Apple TV Gets Voice Dictation In Latest Round Of OS Betas
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple pushed out new builds of tvOS, watchOS, iOS, and OS X this week, adding features and improving performance along the way.
By Eric Zeman , 2/9/2016
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Education IT: Hot Tech Trends To Watch
Esther Schindler, Writer and Translator
Commentary
Cloud, big data, and security are all big factors in education IT this year. At the same time, there is a cultural shift taking place not only among the student body, but within the demographics of the IT departments themselves.
By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 2/9/2016
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Google's Next Cardboard Could Be Plastic
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google is said to be preparing an updated VR headset. The new version could include more sensors, higher quality lenses, and a plastic shell.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/8/2016
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iPhone Error 53 Is A Deadly Security Feature
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
iPhone users are seeing a new twist on the dreaded "Error 53" screens, which signals a smartphone is beyond repair. Apple reportedly notes that Error 53 is the result of a Touch ID security feature designed to protect users.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/8/2016
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'AlienSpy' Family Openly Sold As Subscription Service
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Adwind -- a relative of the infamous AlienSpy spyware -- offered as malware-as-a-service to all types of attackers.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/8/2016
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