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Microsoft Cortana: My First Week
Eric Zeman,
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Microsoft released a developer preview of Windows Phone 8.1, which includes the personal assistant Cortana, a Siri rival.
By Eric Zeman , 4/14/2014
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DevOps: A Culture Shift, Not A Technology
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Andi Mann, author and VP at CA Technologies, says DevOps is a horrible term but a necessary IT culture change.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/14/2014
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Google Trends Adds Email Notifications
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Keeping tabs on what people are searching for just got a bit more convenient. But Google Trends is still not a serious research tool.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/18/2014
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Facebook Video: How To Disable Auto-Play
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Use Facebook's newest setting to disable auto-play videos and ads on desktop, limit them to WiFi on iOS and Android.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/18/2014
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Mobile App Development: 5 Worst Security Dangers
Charlie Fairchild, Senior Android Developer, WillowTree Apps
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Address these areas when building apps -- or brace yourself for a PR and liability nightmare should an attacker find and exploit a flaw.
By Charlie Fairchild Senior Android Developer, WillowTree Apps, 4/18/2014
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Facebook Friend Tracking: 3 Facts
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook's "Nearby Friends" feature will track, store, and share your location with friends. Before you turn it on, here's what you need to know.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/18/2014
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Twitter Reveals Mobile App Install Ads
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
With a new ad format, Twitter follows in Facebook's footsteps. App developers will love it, but will users?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/17/2014
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License Plate Recognition Technology Branches Out
Richard W. Walker,
News
Law enforcement officials see new security and surveillance uses for license plate recognition technology.
By Richard W. Walker , 4/17/2014
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LinkedIn Debuts SlideShare App, Mobile Updates
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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LinkedIn's mobile push continues with a new content-driven app and web-based mobile features for SlideShare.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/17/2014
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Chrome Remote Desktop For Android: First Look
Eric Zeman,
News
Google's new app lets Android smartphone and tablet users access Windows and Mac PCs remotely.
By Eric Zeman , 4/17/2014
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Google's 10 Big Bets On The Future
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
From Project Ara smartphones to solar-powered drones, these Google projects try to turn science fiction into reality. Look what's coming.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/17/2014
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Microsoft Lync: 10 Ways To Do More
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Lync does much more than instant messaging. Check out these tips and tricks for getting the most from this communication and collaboration tool.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/17/2014
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Telehealth Gains Momentum In Obamacare Era
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
The Affordable Care Act's focus on population health and cost-cutting is encouraging providers and insurers to invest in remote healthcare technologies.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/17/2014
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Enterprise Wearables Will Avoid BYOD Pitfalls
J.P. Gownder, VP & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research
Commentary
Wearable devices made for the enterprise will offer more immediate value than BYOD programs. Here's why.
By J.P. Gownder VP & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, 4/17/2014
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Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems: 4 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft tries to become a power player in the brave new world of Internet-connected sensors, using a cloud-based Internet of Things management service, Azure Intelligent Systems.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/17/2014
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NASA Tests Technologies For Deep Space Exploration
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
An oxygen recycling system, optical communications, and a deep space atomic clock top the space agency's list of priorities.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 4/17/2014
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Zebra Buys Motorola's Enterprise Business, Eyes Healthcare IoT
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Acquisition underscores Zebra's expectation of strong demand for Internet of Things technologies from healthcare, retail, manufacturing, and other industries.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/16/2014
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Land Rover SUV Packs Sensors, Lasers
Kevin Fogarty, Technology Writer
News
Land Rover showcases its Discovery Vision Concept SUV, which builds in so many high-tech systems it can hardly be called a car.
By Kevin Fogarty Technology Writer, 4/16/2014
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Build Cost Examined
Eric Zeman,
News
Samsung calls early sales brisk for new smartphone, which costs $256 to build. By comparison, 32-GB iPhone 5s costs Apple $207 to manufacture.
By Eric Zeman , 4/16/2014
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Smartphone Kill Switches Coming, But Critics Cry Foul
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Smartphone makers and carriers agree to add optional kill switches to smartphones, but law enforcement officials say the anti-theft effort doesn't go far enough.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/16/2014
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Mobility: Who Bears The Brunt Of Data Security & Privacy
Grayson Milbourne, Director, Security Intelligence, Webroot
Commentary
OS manufacturers, app developers, and consumers all have a role to play in smartphone data security. But not everyone is equally responsible.
By Grayson Milbourne Director, Security Intelligence, Webroot, 4/16/2014
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Google Maps Shows Crimea As Russian To Russians
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google makes Crimea part of Russia on the Russian version of Google Maps and draws protests and scrutiny.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/15/2014
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