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Snowden Designs iPhone Add-On To Thwart Surveillance
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and hacker Andrew Huang have designed an add-on device for iPhone 6 that would alert users when they are being tracked. Here's why it matters to IT.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/23/2016
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Can 3D-Printed Fingers Help Police Solve A Murder?
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Michigan police are working with university researchers to re-create a dead man's fingers. The goal is to use the digits to unlock his smartphone and uncover information that may help catch his killer.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 7/23/2016
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Microsoft Cutting 2,850 More Jobs In Smartphone Business, Sales
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
The Redmond giant reveals in a regulatory filing that it's planning another round of job cuts in addition to the 1,850 cuts it announced in May.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 7/29/2016
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Apple's Project Titan Focuses On Autonomous Driving Software
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Apple is bulking up its and sharpening the focus of its Project Titan team with the hiring of Dan Dodge, the former head of BlackBerry’s automotive software division.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/29/2016
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How An Agricultural Data Firm Puts The Cloud To Work
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Integration -- connecting computing services to one another -- used to mean bringing in expensive consultants, investing in custom programming, and dealing with long timelines. But modern cloud-based options could make integration only a matter of dragging icons and filling in form fields, work that can often be done without a developer. Here's what it means to IT professionals.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/29/2016
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8 Hot Gadgets Every Geek Needs For Summer Vacation
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
If you're looking to beat the heat, embark on a foreign adventure, or explore your own backyard, here are some gadgets that will help you make the most of your journey.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/29/2016
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Google Adds New Kernel-Level Protections For Android
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Measures include kernel memory controls and features to reduce attack surface.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 7/28/2016
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IDC: Samsung Leads Smartphone Market, iPhone Shipments Decline
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
In the second quarter of this year, total smartphone shipments were essentially flat compared to the same period in 2015, according to a new report from IDC. Samsung and Apple still lead the market.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/28/2016
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1 Billion iPhones Sold: A Look Back
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple says iPhone sales have surpassed 1 billion, a major milestone for any product.
By Eric Zeman , 7/28/2016
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Dropbox Rolls Out Tools To Ease IT Admin Experience
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The cloud storage and collaboration company's business users are getting tools that aim to make managing groups and data easier.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/28/2016
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iPhone, iPad Sales Continue To Slow, Apple's Earnings Drop
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Despite ongoing declines in iPhone and iPad sales, Apple CEO Tim Cook says he remains hopeful, and states that the company continues to invest significantly in R&D.
By Eric Zeman , 7/27/2016
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Tableau 10 Puts Control Back In IT Hands
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data visualization platform provider Tableau is updating its flagship product with new features that give oversight and data governance control back to IT organizations. It also makes a host of new advanced analytics capabilities accessible to more users.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/27/2016
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Using AI To Fight Cyberthreats
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
SparkCognition, working with Carnegie Mellon and IBM's Watson, aims to provide cyber-security researchers with better threat data using predictive models powered by machine learning.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/27/2016
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12 Types Of Data IT Can't Afford To Overlook
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Regardless of how much data your company has -- and how much your business leaders are asking for -- you're likely missing some hidden gems. Here are 12 examples of what you might be overlooking, and why it matters to IT professionals, and to your business at large.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/27/2016
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Office 365 Updates Add Machine Learning To Apps
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Microsoft is infusing more of its machine learning into Office 365 and adding in greater capabilities into Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 7/26/2016
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BlackBerry DTEK50 Android Smartphone Images Leaked
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
BlackBerry's next Android device is no BlackBerry, it's a re-badged as the Alcatel Idol 4.
By Eric Zeman , 7/26/2016
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8 iOS, Android Apps To Help Get Your Errands Done
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
For IT professionals, like others with demanding jobs, finding the time for the mundane tasks of everyday life can be a challenge. Here are 8 iOS and Android apps created to help you save time on chores and errands so you have more hours in the day.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/26/2016
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Google Maps Gains WiFi-Only Mode, Transit Alerts
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
People will soon be able to put Google Maps into WiFi mode in order to cut down on cellular data use.
By Eric Zeman , 7/25/2016
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Ford's SYNC 3 Brings Android Auto, CarPlay To All Models
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Ford is making the SYNC 3 platform available on all of its 2017 model-year vehicles, with a host of popular applications on tap. It's also a huge opportunity for Google's Android Auto and Apple's CarPlay platforms.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/25/2016
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Three Arrested For Cell Phone Hacking Scam
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Defendants accused of using stolen phone details to make international calls charged to victims’ accounts.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/25/2016
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Lawsuit Raises Questions About The Right To Tinker With Tech
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has filed a lawsuit to overturn a provision in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act which limits the modification of technology. For anyone managing information technology, the law in question has the potential to limit access to data, to weaken security, and to impose unnecessary burdens, costs, and liabilities.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/25/2016
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Snowden Designs iPhone Add-On To Thwart Surveillance
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and hacker Andrew Huang have designed an add-on device for iPhone 6 that would alert users when they are being tracked. Here's why it matters to IT.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/23/2016
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