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Delivery Drone Or Death Machine?
Slideshows  |  4/26/2015  | 
Drones can help or harm. Figuring out how to respond to them isn't going to be easy.
Your Audi As Amazon Package Drop
News  |  4/23/2015  | 
Amazon, Audi, and DHL plan to test delivering packages to the trunk of your car.
Box Looks Beyond Storage
News  |  4/23/2015  | 
At its second annual developer conference, Box rearranged its platform to entice enterprise developers.
Google FI Wireless Service: By Invitation Only, For Now
News  |  4/22/2015  | 
Early access is available to those with a Nexus 6 smartphone who sign up to request an invitation, have a Gmail address, and live in a US zip code within the wireless coverage area.
Google's Mobile Search Shift Demands Website Upgrade
News  |  4/22/2015  | 
"Mobilegeddon" is here. It's not the end of the world, but it may mean the end of your stale website.
Comment: one lesson - Thomas Claburn - 4/20/2015
Comment: I wonder... - Thomas Claburn - 4/20/2015
Comment: Score - Thomas Claburn - 4/20/2015
Comment: Nokia's return - Thomas Claburn - 4/20/2015
Comment: browser? - Thomas Claburn - 4/20/2015
Android Wear Promises Less Phone Dependence
News  |  4/20/2015  | 
The latest update to Android for wearable devices allows connections with phones on distant networks.
L.A. District Seeks Refund From Apple Amid Investigations
News  |  4/17/2015  | 
The Los Angeles Unified School District's ambitious plan to provide an iPad for every student has been derailed by questions about the contract bidding process and dissatisfaction with the software.
Cyanogen Partners With Microsoft To Challenge Google
News  |  4/16/2015  | 
Cyanogen's version of Android will include Microsoft apps and services.
Google Disputes EU Antitrust Charges
News  |  4/15/2015  | 
Google insists that its conduct has been lawful and beneficial to the market.
Comment: email - Thomas Claburn - 4/15/2015
The Sharing Economy: Access Is The New Ownership
News  |  4/15/2015  | 
A report from PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts that revenue in five key sectors of the sharing economy could reach $335 billion by 2025.
Twilio In-App Video Service Debuts
News  |  4/14/2015  | 
Developers now have an easy way to implement video calling within apps.
3DR's Solo Drone Promises New Level Of Smarts
News  |  4/13/2015  | 
Solo thinks for itself, looking to make flying drones to capture video much easier.
Comment: Re: Glance - Thomas Claburn - 4/12/2015
LinkedIn's Lynda.com Deal: Hiring Firms, Job Seekers Benefit
News  |  4/10/2015  | 
LinkedIn's plans to acquire an online learning site give it an advantage in a burgeoning e-learning market.
HP Retreats From Public Cloud
News  |  4/9/2015  | 
Rather than challenge Amazon, Google, and Microsoft as a cloud computing provider, HP has decided to focus on competitions it can win.
Auto Nausea: The Downside Of Self-Driving Cars
News  |  4/9/2015  | 
Self-driving cars may lead to self-induced motion sickness.
Comment: Apple Watch - Thomas Claburn - 4/8/2015
Walmart, BoA Are Top IT Spenders
News  |  4/8/2015  | 
Walmart tops the list of the 10 biggest IT spenders, which otherwise is dominated by banks and financial services companies.
When Robots Attack
Slideshows  |  4/7/2015  | 
When robots fight, they don't last long. That's okay, because they're educating and entertaining us as they tear each other apart.
Google Ad Injectors Affect 1 In 20 Visitors
News  |  4/2/2015  | 
If you're seeing extra or unusual ads, you may have an unwanted ad injector.
Comment: Re: Honest - Thomas Claburn - 4/1/2015
Comment: Foundation DB - Thomas Claburn - 4/1/2015
Comment: financials - Thomas Claburn - 4/1/2015
Google Drive For Work Gets Limits
News  |  4/1/2015  | 
IT administrators have been telling Google that they want to be able to limit how Google Drive files can be used. Now, Google is obliging.
Google Chrome OS On A Stick
News  |  4/1/2015  | 
The latest Chrome devices are more affordable than ever, and more varied in their form factors.
Amazon Buy Button: 1-Click Ordering Minus The Click
News  |  3/31/2015  | 
With its Dash Button and Dash Replenishment Service, Amazon aims to take the Internet of Things mainstream.
Goats, Now Available From Amazon
News  |  3/30/2015  | 
The new Amazon Home Services will help you find a wide variety of professional home improvement resources.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Night At The Museum
Slideshows  |  3/29/2015  | 
We took our review model for a whirl at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. It's a great mobile phone, weighed down by unwanted apps.
Robot Room Service Delivers The Goods
News  |  3/28/2015  | 
If you welcome your new robot overlords, they may bring you toiletries.
Comment: Re: Timeline - Thomas Claburn - 3/27/2015
Comment: Fog? - Thomas Claburn - 3/27/2015
Comment: wireless - Thomas Claburn - 3/27/2015
Facebook F8: Oculus Will Make Virtual Reality Mainstream
News  |  3/26/2015  | 
After decades of false starts, Facebook believes virtual reality will drive the next wave of technology. Here's how the company's Oculus acquisition fits in.
Zuckerberg At F8: Facebook Is A Family Of Apps
News  |  3/26/2015  | 
At the F8 developer conference on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talked about how the social media giant is striving to become more than a singular online destination.
Facebook F8 Preview: Mobility, Messenger And More
News  |  3/24/2015  | 
Expect announcements related to mobility and Messenger as Facebook continues its crusade to become the cross-platform platform.
Comment: Re: Missing IE - Thomas Claburn - 3/24/2015
Google Glass: Schmidt Says It Will Return
Commentary  |  3/23/2015  | 
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said Glass has a future, though its form remains unclear.
Tesla Model S Autopilot Coming Soon, Elon Musk Claims
News  |  3/21/2015  | 
The Tesla Model S should be able to drive itself, some of the time, this summer, according to CEO Elon Musk.
Google, Intel, TAG Heuer Plan Smartwatch
News  |  3/19/2015  | 
TAG Heuer's Android Wear-powered smartwatch is expected toward the end of the year.
Comment: Re: Mistake? - Thomas Claburn - 3/18/2015
Comment: Re: IoT - Thomas Claburn - 3/18/2015
Comment: Too unified? - Thomas Claburn - 3/18/2015
Adobe Document Cloud Takes Aim At Paper
News  |  3/18/2015  | 
The company's forthcoming cloud-backed Acrobat DC, with the help of mobile devices, promises to turn paper documents into editable digital forms.
IBM, Twitter Offerings Yield Business Results
News  |  3/17/2015  | 
Big Blue's partnership with Twitter underscores the business value of social media. IBM is suggesting that if you look, you can see the impact of tweets on your bottom line.
Comment: Secure tablet? - Thomas Claburn - 3/16/2015
Twilio: Connecting Enterprise Telecom To The Cloud
News  |  3/16/2015  | 
A new service aims to simplify the connection of enterprise communications services to the cloud. Will software transform your telecommunications services?
Net Neutrality: Enjoy The Pause Before The Fight
News  |  3/13/2015  | 
With the official release of the FCC's Open Internet Order, opponents -- including politicians in the US and abroad, as well as telecommunications carriers -- are expected to launch a protracted fight.
Google's London Store Signals Retail Push
News  |  3/11/2015  | 
Google's London store isn't a freestanding structure, but a shop-within-a-shop. The search engine giant is also showing off its new Chromebook Pixel.
Comment: Re: Plenty - Thomas Claburn - 3/11/2015
Apple's USB Type-C: Jack Of All Trades
News  |  3/11/2015  | 
The new MacBook has only one USB-C port, besides the audio jack, to connect peripherals and power the device.
Comment: Re: Price - Thomas Claburn - 3/9/2015
Apple Watch Pricing, New MacBook Revealed
News  |  3/9/2015  | 
Scheduled to ship on April 24, Apple Watch will be available for preorder starting April 10 at prices ranging from $349 to $10,000, depending on the model you choose.


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