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Tech Toys For Summer Fun
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
From sterilizing your drinking water to entertaining the kids, these tech tools and apps can help make your summer adventures the best yet.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 7/12/2014
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Could You Quit Facebook For 99 Days?
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor,
The "99 Days of Freedom" campaign suggests that a Facebook hiatus could make you happier. Will you accept the challenge?
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor,, 7/11/2014
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10 More Big Data Pros To Follow On Twitter
David Wagner, Community Editor
Looking for big data expertise in 140 characters or less? Here are 10 more industry players that can help.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 7/10/2014
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Google Apps: 5 New Features For Businesses
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor,
Catch up on the newest Google Apps features, including a premium version of Google+, Hangouts integration with Microsoft Outlook, and new admin controls.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor,, 7/9/2014
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Google CEO: Fight Unemployment With Job Sharing
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Google CEO Larry Page suggests we can reduce unemployment by dividing jobs in half.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/9/2014
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Retro Macro Viruses: They're Baaack
Kevin Casey,
Malicious Virtual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros are back, this time using social engineering to trick users into opening infected attachments, says Sophos.
By Kevin Casey , 7/9/2014
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Are Macs Taking Over the Enterprise?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
More enterprises are embracing Macs, but is OS X actually challenging Windows?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/9/2014
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Gartner: Rising Enterprise Software Spending Won't Lift IT
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
CRM and ERP spending will rise through 2015, but the switch to cloud and hosting means data center spending won't keep pace.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/8/2014
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PC Market: Don't Call It A Revival
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Ultramobile hybrids and Windows XP upgrades have slowed the bleeding but the PC slump hasn't ended.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/7/2014
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Facebook Mood Experiment Draws FTC Complaint
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor,
Electronic Privacy Information Center files a complaint against Facebook alleging that its news feed experiment deceived users and violated a 2012 Consent Order.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor,, 7/7/2014
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UN Studies Social Data For Global Pulse
Jeff Bertolucci,
United Nations' Global Pulse initiative partners with social data provider DataSift to analyze worldwide opinions on vaccinations, poverty, and other humanitarian topics.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/7/2014
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Facebook Mood Manipulation: 10 Bigger Problems
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Facebook's failure to communicate about its mood experiment is the least of the things Internet companies do to us.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/5/2014
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Google Rolls Out Android Wear Apps
Eric Zeman,
Google has updated most Android devices to be compatible with Android Wear and a new batch of apps.
By Eric Zeman , 7/3/2014
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Let's Experiment On Facebook
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Facebook angered lots of people with its experiments to manipulate users’ moods. What might happen if 800 million users decide to return the favor?
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 7/3/2014
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Monster Tool Aggregates Your Social Posts For Job Recruiters
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor,
What do your public social network posts say about you? TalentBin by Monster aggregates them into a database for hiring managers -- whether you're looking for a job or not.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor,, 7/2/2014
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Windows 8.1 Vs. iPads: Battle For The Classroom
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Windows devices are starting to gain ground in school systems, a traditional Apple stronghold.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/2/2014
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Windows XP Stayin' Alive
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP, but 25% of PC users still use it today -- twice as many as use Windows 8 and 8.1.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/1/2014
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Google Shutting Down Orkut
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Google's legacy social network will be retired in three months.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 6/30/2014
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4 Facebook Privacy Intrusion Fixes
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor,
Facebook may control most of your data, but you can take protective steps. Here's what you need to know.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor,, 6/30/2014
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Windows 9: Desktop Resurgence?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Next version of Windows will remove Live Tiles from traditional PCs and laptops but keep the Start screen for hybrids and tablets, according to reports.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 6/30/2014
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