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Cablevision's Freewheel Promises Inexpensive WiFi Calling
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
By bypassing cellular networks, Cablevision aims to woo budget-conscious mobile customers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/26/2015
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Ford Opens Palo Alto Research Center
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The company's focus on mobility has led it to expand its presence in Silicon Valley.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/24/2015
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Google Glass Killed: For Now
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The Google Glass Explorer Program is shutting down for now, but this isn't the end of the company's plans for Glass or wearable computing.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/16/2015
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Verizon Wireless Customers Face 'Zombie Cookies'
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Cookie files placed on the phones of Verizon Wireless customers by the ad company Turn return to life even after they've been deleted.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/15/2015
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Facebook For Work App: Dislike
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
Facebook for Work might be a success, but I'm changing my status to "no way."
By David Wagner Community Editor, 1/15/2015
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Google Domains Service Opens For Business
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
US residents can now purchase and manage Internet domains through Google.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/14/2015
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Microsoft Delve Boards Simplify Content Search, Sharing
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
Microsoft's new boards feature makes it easier for MS Office users to find and share work-related information.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 1/7/2015
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Facebook Acquires Voice Recognition Startup Wit.ai
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Wit.ai lets developers add Siri-like capabilities to apps, robots, wearables, and more.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 1/6/2015
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ThinkUp: How You Really Look On Social Networks
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
How do you look to recruiters and hiring managers based on social activity? This service aims to make you more aware of your Facebook and Twitter activity.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 1/5/2015
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Windows 10 Preview: How To Try It, Safely
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Want to test drive the Windows 10 Technical Preview without screwing up your computer? Windows 8.1's built-in virtualization technology makes it easy.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/31/2014
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5 Facebook Wishes For 2015
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook tweaked this and that in 2014, but there are still several improvements we'd like to see.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/30/2014
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10 Threats Worse Than Artificial Intelligence
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Killer robots and malicious computers may keep technical geniuses up at night, but we need more artificial intelligence to keep natural stupidity in check.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/30/2014
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5 Education Tech Trends For 2015
Harman Singh,  CEO, WizIQ
Commentary
Education is being flipped on its head by technology. Teachers see the promise -- and the pitfalls.
By Harman Singh CEO, WizIQ, 12/29/2014
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6 Tips For Managing Worldwide Offices
Dan Schoenbaum, CEO, Redbooth
Commentary
Set clear goals, communicate in real-time, and other advice for keeping far-flung teams on the same page.
By Dan Schoenbaum CEO, Redbooth, 12/26/2014
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Top 10 Social Network Blunders Of 2014
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media sites really stepped in it this year. Check out these 10 boneheaded moves that infuriated users.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/26/2014
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A Journalist Codes: 4 Lessons Learned
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
Commentary
A journalist who writes about software writes his own and finds out coding is not easy. In fact, easy is particularly hard.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 12/23/2014
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Microsoft: 5 Must-Do's In 2015
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft had a strong 2014. To continue its momentum, the company has some work to do next year.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/23/2014
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Top 10 Social Media Fails Of 2014
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Businesses learn lessons the hard way when their social media posts go wrong. Have a look at the businesses that made this year's naughty list.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/22/2014
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Facebook Dumps Microsoft Bing
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Facebook ends its partnership with Bing in favor of its own internal search engine, Facebook Search.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/15/2014
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Federal Smartphone App Aims To End DUIs
Eric Zeman,
News
Government-backed app estimates user's blood-alcohol content, offers to call a taxi if smartphone owner can't pass the traffic games.
By Eric Zeman , 12/15/2014
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