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Facebook Drone Is Ready To Fly
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The social network aims to provide Internet access from the air to those without connectivity options.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/1/2015
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Google Street View Cars Test The Air
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Environmental sensor firm Aclima has partnered with Google to test air quality in urban areas.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/30/2015
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Google Translate App's Sign-Reading Capabilities Expanded
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Travelers can now translate a greater variety of languages in images more efficiently, even when offline. Foreign travelers in remote areas with poor connectivity now have broader communication options.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/30/2015
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Windows 10: NYC Debut, Hands-On Demo
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
InformationWeek marked the July 29 Windows 10 launch with a visit to New York City's Microsoft specialty store. Here, we take you through our firsthand experiences with Windows 10.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/30/2015
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Ban AI Weapons, Scientists Demand
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Roboticists and experts in artificial intelligence want to prohibit offensive autonomous weapons.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/27/2015
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Online Security: How The Experts Keep Safe
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google researchers have compared the security practices of experts to non-experts, and identified several ways that typical Internet users can improve their online security.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/27/2015
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10 Ways Windows 10 Will Advance The Internet Of Things
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Windows 10 brings functions and features that will change the Internet of Things for the enterprise and individuals.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/26/2015
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10 Windows 10 Slogans That Didn't Make The Cut
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
The Windows 10 ad campaign is not all that inspiring. It makes you wonder which marketing ideas were rejected.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/26/2015
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Google Patent Starter Program: Troll Deterrent
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
The Patent Starter Program is a controlled way for Google to allow a limited number of small companies to use what Google may not want or need, while helping startups protect themselves from patent trolls.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/25/2015
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T-Mobile, Sparkcentral Slash Social Media Response Time
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Social media expectations are rising. T-Mobile and Sparkcentral believe they have a better, faster way to communicate with customers.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/21/2015
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9 Reasons Flash Must Die, And Soon
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Whether you're a user or a developer, the reasons to leave Flash in the past keep multiplying.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/19/2015
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Twitter, Facebook Are Major News Outlets Now
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
A study from Pew Research shows nearly two thirds of us get our news from Twitter and Facebook. That's not good if you like to learn, or even if you want to keep your children alive.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/19/2015
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Amazon Prime Day Fail: Huge Sales, Grumpy Customers
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
Moving merchandise may qualify as success, but not everyone was sold on sales figures as the salient metric.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/17/2015
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10 Wildest Google Street View Adventures
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Not content to limit its ambitions to mapping the world's cities and towns, Google's Street View team has been taking some wild adventures over the years. These are our favorites.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/16/2015
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Google Tests Buy Button In Mobile Search Ads
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google isn't alone in its effort to deck the Web with buy buttons. Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter have been testing buy buttons, too. Social networking is nice, but advertising and revenue are nicer still.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/16/2015
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HTML5: 10 Tips That Will Change Your Life
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
HTML5 is the future of the Web. Whether you're a developer or a power user, there are things you should know about the Web's new programming foundation.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/12/2015
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Office 2016 For Mac Is Here
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft Office 2016 is now available to Office 365 subscribers, with a full public rollout expected in September.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/9/2015
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MasterCard Tests Facial Scans For Mobile Payments
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Giving face takes on a whole new meaning with the credit card company's plan to authorize mobile payments using facial recognition technology.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/4/2015
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Windows 10 Gets Close, Skype Feature Updates: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week Microsoft sold assets to AOL and Uber, released two Windows 10 builds, and pushed new Skype for Business features to preview.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/4/2015
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Yahoo Testing Arch Rival Google On Search
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Search and online ad rivals Yahoo and Google might be coming closer together, as Yahoo decides to test whether it should let the search engine giant onto its turf.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/3/2015
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