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Thomas Claburn
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Comment: Re: Creepy - Thomas Claburn - 12/15/2014
Comment: Re: Start menu - Thomas Claburn - 12/15/2014
Comment: i wonder... - Thomas Claburn - 12/15/2014
Comment: does anyone... - Thomas Claburn - 12/15/2014
Microsoft Gains Allies Against US Data Demands
News  |  12/15/2014  | 
Several dozen companies, trade groups, and computer scientists agree that Microsoft should not have to provide data stored in Ireland when presented with a US search warrant.
Web Becomes Less Free
News  |  12/12/2014  | 
Censorship, lack of privacy, and other ills threaten the health of the Web, says World Wide Web Foundation.
Google News Will Shut Down In Spain
News  |  12/11/2014  | 
A Spanish law that takes effect in January will require payments for including article snippets in Google News, and Google says the price is too high.
Comment: Re: 3D printers - Thomas Claburn - 12/10/2014
Comment: Will it work? - Thomas Claburn - 12/10/2014
Intel Launches Internet Of Things Platform
News  |  12/10/2014  | 
Chipmaker wants to shape the way Internet-connected devices are designed, deployed, and managed.
Forrester: Wearables Interest Businesses More Than Consumers
News  |  12/10/2014  | 
Companies see wearables as tools to improve operational efficiency and enhance the customer experience, Forrester report says.
Google In 2015: 11 Predictions
Commentary  |  12/10/2014  | 
Forget "peak Google." The year ahead will bring slower but continued expansion and diversification.
Amazon Invites Haggling Over Some Prices
News  |  12/9/2014  | 
Amazon's "Make an Offer" option lets potential buyers of collectibles negotiate how much they will pay.
Google Android Studio 1.0 Packs Appeal
News  |  12/9/2014  | 
Android developers have a new integrated development environment for creating apps.
9 Implausible Tech Products For 2015
Commentary  |  12/9/2014  | 
Technology sometimes pushes the boundaries of usefulness and good taste. We're pushing back with these nine outrageous (and bogus) products due out in 2015.
Google Cloud Platform Supports Windows Workloads
News  |  12/8/2014  | 
By opening up to Windows workloads, Google Cloud Platform becomes an option for businesses committed to Microsoft software.
Comment: app? ugh - Thomas Claburn - 12/5/2014
Senate Bill Prohibits Government-Mandated Backdoors
News  |  12/5/2014  | 
Bill represents a response to government officials who want a way to bypass encryption in technology products.
Google Gives Raise To Top Partner Companies
News  |  12/4/2014  | 
By revising its partner program, Google hopes to better accommodate the needs of business customers.
Google Gets Better At Spotting Humans
News  |  12/3/2014  | 
Google's revised reCAPTCHA test promises to help website users solve security puzzles faster -- unless they are using a browser's private mode or some other privacy measure.
Comment: apple watch? - Thomas Claburn - 12/3/2014
Comment: iphone 6 plus - Thomas Claburn - 12/3/2014
Google Glass With Intel Inside: Form Must Trump Fashion
Commentary  |  12/2/2014  | 
Glass ultimately deserves to be deconstructed. Google's biggest mistake was fusing several technologies that should be separate clip-on hardware modules into a single, inflexible form factor.
Google Breakup: Wrong Answer To EU Antitrust Concerns
Commentary  |  12/1/2014  | 
Market forces will achieve better results than the European Parliament's proposal to separate Google Search from the rest of the company.
Americans Flunk Internet History
News  |  11/26/2014  | 
Pew Research finds gaps in what people understand about the technology they use daily.
T-Mobile To Disclose Skewed Speed Tests
News  |  11/25/2014  | 
Following an FCC inquiry, T-Mobile plans to be more transparent about how it alters the way its network appears in certain speed tests.
Drones Fitted For Regulatory Collar
News  |  11/24/2014  | 
Federal Aviation Administration rules reportedly will require pilot certification to fly unmanned aircraft systems for commercial purposes.
Ghostery Makes Privacy Marketable
News  |  11/24/2014  | 
Service that blocks Web tracking code turns out to be good for business, too.
Marketers Should Look Beyond Facebook, Twitter
News  |  11/21/2014  | 
Build social engagement around your own website, Forrester recommends.
Comment: third = last - Thomas Claburn - 11/20/2014
Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
News  |  11/20/2014  | 
Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
Firefox Drops Google For Yahoo Search
News  |  11/20/2014  | 
Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.
Apple WatchKit: 6 Facts
News  |  11/20/2014  | 
Apple's WatchKit, the initial software development framework for the Apple Watch, is focused on ways to present data from iPhones.
BitTorrent Sync Plans Pro Tier
News  |  11/19/2014  | 
BitTorrent Sync 1.4 enters general release, and the company unveils plans for Pro version of its software.
The Web Isn't Dying, But Control Is
Commentary  |  11/19/2014  | 
In a renewed debate about the health of the web and the dominance of native apps, let's not gloss over the issue of user control.
Comment: isp commitments - Thomas Claburn - 11/18/2014
Tech Heavyweights Push For Surveillance Reform
News  |  11/18/2014  | 
AOL, Apple, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo ask the US Senate to limit mass surveillance.
10 Techies We'd Invite To Thanksgiving
News  |  11/18/2014  | 
Guess who's coming to dinner. Do robots need their own place settings?
TRUSTe Not So Trustworthy
News  |  11/17/2014  | 
Privacy certification company has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers.
Heating Your House With Cloud Computing
News  |  11/13/2014  | 
Is it time to get serious about recycling the radiant heat from servers into heating for other buildings large and small?
Americans Doubt They Can Protect Their Privacy
News  |  11/13/2014  | 
A Pew Research Center study finds broad concern about government and corporate data gathering, along with a desire for more government regulation of data gathering.
Comment: Re: The data... - Thomas Claburn - 11/12/2014
Google's DoubleClick Suffers Outage
News  |  11/12/2014  | 
For a brief time, ads and revenue stopped flowing.
Google Fiber For Small Businesses Debuts
News  |  11/12/2014  | 
Small companies looking for fast, affordable Internet access now have another option, at least in Kansas City.
Net Neutrality: Let There Be Laws
Commentary  |  11/12/2014  | 
Telecom companies insist they already comply with the precepts of net neutrality. So what is the harm in codifying their behavior?
Comment: Re: Respect - Thomas Claburn - 11/11/2014
Comment: errors - Thomas Claburn - 11/11/2014
Comment: Clutter - Thomas Claburn - 11/11/2014
Google Inbox: 7 Reasons To Say Yes
News  |  11/8/2014  | 
Google's experimental email client Inbox will change the way you look at email.
Amazon Echo Awaits Your Command
News  |  11/6/2014  | 
Echo microphone and speaker system lets you talk to Amazon's cloud and get answers, news, and music.
Google Drive Can Launch Local Apps
News  |  11/6/2014  | 
New Chrome extension Application Launcher for Drive lets Google Drive open files in local applications.
Amazon Prime Gains Unlimited Photo Storage, With Caveats
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
Prime subscribers can now store an unlimited number of small photos in Amazon Cloud Drive.


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