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posted in May 2015
Google I/O 2015: 9 Things We Loved
Slideshows  |  5/29/2015
Google Photos, for all its mass appeal, is less interesting than Google's more ambitious work. Get ready for touch-aware clothes and gesture-sensing devices.
Google Details Android M, VR, IoT, And Unlimited Photos
News  |  5/28/2015
Google used the opening day of its I/O 2015 developer conference to offer details about the next version of Android, what it has planned for virtual reality and the Internet of Things, and free unlimited photos.
Ads Built By Algorithm
News  |  5/28/2015
Persado contends its machine learning system can produce better direct response ads than human ad copywriter.
DoJ Argues Against Google's Java Appeal
News  |  5/27/2015
The Solicitor General advises the Supreme Court to reject Google's petition to have its copyright infringement loss to Oracle reviewed.
Google I/O: 10 Things We Expect To See
News  |  5/27/2015
Expect a demonstration of the next version of Android, along with a standalone photo-sharing service and a new iteration of Chromecast.
APIs Are Eating The World
Commentary  |  5/26/2015
The ability to deploy IT services rapidly and reliably has transformed the nature of business.
Android Factory Reset Leaves Your Data Exposed: Study
News  |  5/25/2015
Flaws in Google's Android operating system mean the factory-reset option is unlikely to permanently wipe all your data -- or master token -- from the device.
How Military Tech Changed IT: A Memorial Day Retrospective
Slideshows  |  5/25/2015
In honor of Memorial Day, we laud the IT technology the military helped develop.
PayPal Pivots From Platform To 'Operating System'
News  |  5/21/2015
As it prepares for independence from eBay, PayPal is trying to redefine itself as something more than a payment company.
NASA Technology Roadmap: A Heavenly Guide For IT And CIOs
Slideshows  |  5/21/2015
NASA's Technology Roadmap for 2015-2035 gives hints about the future of IT in your enterprise. Here's how space is changing big data, supercomputing, and other technologies.
NSA Wanted To Hack Google App Store, Infect Android Phones
Commentary  |  5/21/2015
The NSA and its Five Eyes allies researched a man-in-the-middle attack to infect Android smartphone users by hacking Google's App Store. It's the last revelation from Edward Snowden.
Google Maps Slur Forces Company To Apologize
News  |  5/21/2015
While Google's mapping technology can make everyday life much easier for many -- especially during Memorial Day weekend -- users' ability to edit search terms with Map Maker can cause problems.
On-Demand Workers Face Low Pay, Limited Flexibility
News  |  5/20/2015
A survey tackles the benefits and challenges of life as an on-demand worker in the 1099 economy.
Twilio Broadens Communications Platform
News  |  5/19/2015
With IP Messaging and other new services, Twilio hopes to give companies such as Uber more control over the communication infrastructure they build into their apps.
Google, Apple Urge Obama To Protect Phone Data Privacy
News  |  5/19/2015
The letter, signed by Google, Apple, and a number of tech companies and security organizations, is urging Obama to halt legislation that would allow government to access personal data stored on mobile devices.
Whether Or Not Chris Roberts Took Over A Plane, It Still Matters
Commentary  |  5/18/2015
Whether prominent hacker Chris Roberts took over a plane or not, the industry needs to rethink the way white hat hackers do their research.
Google Cloud Platform Drops Price, Again
News  |  5/18/2015
It's also offering a big discount for computing jobs that aren't time sensitive and thus can run during low-demand times.
Streaming Analytics: Government Must Step Up
Commentary  |  5/18/2015
By blending static big data with streaming analysis, agencies will get insights they've never had.
Google Self-Driving Cars Hit The Road
News  |  5/16/2015
The latest self-driving car prototypes from Google will roll on public roads in Mountain View, Calif., later this summer.
Internet Of Things: 6 Obstacles
News  |  5/15/2015
A report from McKinsey and the Global Semiconductor Alliance finds excitement and uncertainty among companies building the pieces of the Internet of Things.
Google Faces More Scrutiny Over Right To Be Forgotten
News  |  5/14/2015
A group of 80 Web academics have penned an open letter to Google insisting on more transparency for right to be forgotten requests in Europe.
IoT World: Separating Smart And Dumb Things
Slideshows  |  5/13/2015
At Internet of Things World, companies are trying to figure out what objects should get networked.
Samsung's ARTIK IoT Platform: Connecting Developers To 'Things'
News  |  5/13/2015
The set of hardware modules, software, and cloud services aims to provide developers with a faster path to market for apps that support the Internet of Things.
Google Automated Car Accidents: Not Our Fault
News  |  5/12/2015
Self-driving cars have been involved in several accidents, but the blame appears to belong to other drivers.
Poker Pros Barely Beat Bot
News  |  5/11/2015
In the Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence poker competition last week, the human players won, sort of.
The 'Internet Of Me' Is Getting Real In Healthcare
News  |  5/11/2015
Biogen's Andi Karaboutis believes medicine is about to get much more personal.
NASA, CASIS Show How Your Company’s Space Strategy Can Work
Commentary  |  5/8/2015
The business model is changing when it comes to commercial space research.
Google I/O 2015: Dial M For Android
News  |  5/8/2015
The next version of Android is likely to be discussed at Google's developer conference, possibly along with news about a new wearable.
IT Staff Fearful Of Cloud? Try Cloud Whispering
Commentary  |  5/8/2015
Don't force people into cloud scenarios they fear. Here are some ways to win them over first.
Cuba Turns To Analytics, Big Data To Help Tourism
Commentary  |  5/7/2015
As Cuba prepares for an influx of American tourists and businesses, the government turned to a Spanish analytics firm to help it crunch big data to improve hotels and infrastructure.
First Automated Truck Licensed To Operate On Public Roads
News  |  5/7/2015
The state of Nevada has given a commercial trucking license to Daimler Trucks North America. Will such vehicles someday become yet another form of computer hardware that falls under the purview of IT professionals?
Pinterest Opens Up To Developers
News  |  5/5/2015
Can Pinterest avoid the missteps of other social networks that courted developers?
FCC's Wheeler Dishes On Comcast, Time Warner, Net Neutrality
News  |  5/5/2015
At TechCrunch Disrupt NY, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler talked Time Warmer, Comcast, net neutrality, and whether he'll serve under the next president or just play with his grandkids.
H-1B Visas: 10 Numbers To Know In 2015
Slideshows  |  5/5/2015
Statistics around this year's record-setting volume of new H-1B visa applications point to continuously growing demand for a supply that's unlikely to rise soon.
Tesla Energy: Changing How Businesses, Homes Use Power
News  |  5/2/2015
Founder Elon Musk is leading the electric-car pioneer into the energy infrastructure business. Amazon and Target are among those with pilot projects in the works.
Remember The Restroom When Deploying Wireless
News  |  5/1/2015
One lesson learned at Houston Methodist Hospital about going wireless: If the CEO can't get access in the can, it's a bad day.


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