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Google To Turn NYC Payphones Into WiFi Hotspots
Eric Zeman,
News
New York is looking for a payphone payoff. Google, Samsung, and others expected to submit bids for the project.
By Eric Zeman , 7/21/2014
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EU Tells Apple, Google: Limit In-App Purchasing
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
"Children must be better protected when playing online," EU Commissioner declares in-app goods crackdown.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/19/2014
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Self-Driving Cars: 10 More Realistic Names
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
The UK wants to ready its roads for self-driving cars. But "self-driving car" overstates what these machines can do -- and omits possible dangers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/31/2014
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Social Media & The USFWS: InformationWeek Radio
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
News
Listen in on our chat with US Fish and Wildlife Service director Dan Ashe as he describes how his agency has harnessed Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites to keep national wildlife refuge visitors informed.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 7/31/2014
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New Mobile Phone '0wnage' Threat Discovered
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
News
Widespread major vulnerabilities discovered in client control software that affect nearly all smartphone platforms: Details to come at Black Hat USA next week.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 7/31/2014
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Windows Phone 8.1 Update: 7 Key Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft uses its Windows Phone 8.1 update to add Start screen folders and new security features while pushing Cortana to new parts of the world.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/30/2014
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Smarter Cars: 9 Tech Trends
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
Can your car wake you up if you get sleepy behind the wheel? Or recommend a good Mexican restaurant? These nine technologies will soon change the way we think about cars.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 7/30/2014
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Google Hangouts Dresses Up For Business
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google is making Hangouts part of Google Apps for Business to enhance the appeal of its cloud communications platform.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/30/2014
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LinkedIn Redesigns Mobile Profiles
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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LinkedIn's new profile gives you more context about your connections and simplifies on-the-go editing.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/30/2014
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Apple Refreshes MacBook Pros, Cuts Prices
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Apple upgrades MacBook Pros with faster processors and, for some models, lower prices and more RAM.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/29/2014
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Microsoft Enhances OneNote for Mac, iOS
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft continues its recent cross-platform emphasis with improved OneNote apps for Macs, iPhones, and iPads.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/29/2014
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Rise Of The Robots: Up From The Factory Floor
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Join San Diego State University professor Robert Judge and InformationWeek editor-at-large Thomas Claburn for a live discussion of the increasing interest in robots and automation.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/29/2014
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Facebook Forces Messenger For Mobile Chat
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook will drop the chat feature from its main app and require users to download Messenger. You will have one week to make the switch.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/29/2014
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Fitbit Debuts Windows Phone App
Eric Zeman,
News
Popular fitness device is one of the first wearables to offer a dedicated app for Windows Phone.
By Eric Zeman , 7/29/2014
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Hilton Turns Smartphones Into Room Keys
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Hilton hotel chain plans to let smartphones unlock guest rooms starting next year.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/29/2014
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5 Inexpensive Smartphones: No Perfect Choice
Rodney Brown, Editor, The Mobility Hub
News
As manufacturers realize that real growth potential is in the developing world, the race is on to build the best inexpensive smartphone. Phone makers are getting closer but haven't perfected the formula yet.
By Rodney Brown Editor, The Mobility Hub, 7/29/2014
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Amazon Launches 3D Printed Products Store
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Amazon, the world's largest online commerce store, offers mass customization.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/28/2014
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Windows Phone 8.1 Update Details Leak
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Windows Phone 8.1 is still rolling out, but a new update is already on the way, with support for Start screen folders and even bigger phablets.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/28/2014
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Samsung's Tizen Smartphone: Dead On Arrival?
Eric Zeman,
News
Samsung has indefinitely delayed the launch of its Tizen-based smartphone. Time to call it a failure?
By Eric Zeman , 7/28/2014
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Wearable Tech: 5 Healthcare Wins
Rodney Brown, Editor, The Mobility Hub
News
While most businesses still view wearable computers as little more than toys, healthcare has embraced them. Check out these interesting examples.
By Rodney Brown Editor, The Mobility Hub, 7/28/2014
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FAA Rules On Drones Vs. Model Aircraft Protested
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
Proposed FAA dividing line between model aircraft and drones is too limiting to hobbyists, says the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and Academy of Model Aeronautics.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/28/2014
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Amazon's Bruising Week
Eric Zeman,
News
Second quarter financial struggles combined with poor reviews of the Fire Phone leave Amazon playing defense.
By Eric Zeman , 7/26/2014
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