Profile of Nathan EddyFreelance Writer
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Nathan Eddy is a freelance writer for InformationWeek. He has written for Popular Mechanics, Sales & Marketing Management Magazine, FierceMarkets, and CRN, among others. In 2012 he made his first documentary film, The Absent Column. He currently lives in Berlin.
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posted in December 2015
Microsoft is changing its policy after a Reuters report revealed that the company didn't alert users under similar previous circumstances.
A new report indicates Apple will be turning to some of its smartphone rivals -- LG and Samsung -- to finally make the switch to OLED displays for its iPhones.
New documents filed with the FCC show an updated design for Google Glass 2, including a folding frame, and other details about the hardware's construction.
The launch of the new Samsung Galaxy S7 may be coming sooner rather than later, and new rumors suggest iris scanning capabilities and a magnesium alloy frame.
Yahoo will begin warning its users when the company suspects that customers' accounts have been targeted by state-sponsored hackers. Twitter and Facebook have already started similar alert systems.
NASA is tracking a 3,600-foot long asteroid that is going to zip past Earth on Christmas Eve at a distance of 6.8 million miles. That's far enough that Santa's sleigh should be safe.
InformationWeek picks eight different iPhone apps to help you take pictures and create stellar holiday memories. The best part is that most are free.
This week, SpaceX founder Elon Musk achieved part of his goal of bringing spaceflight a little closer to home with the successful landing of the Falcon 9 rocket. Are we nearing the dawn of a new space age?
A Yahoo Autos report claims that Google and Ford are about to team up to make self-driving vehicles a bigger presence on American highways.
Are you stretched too thin from juggling so many holiday plans and responsibilities that you need some help? There's an app for that. Here's our list of free or cheap apps from Apple's App Store to help you survive the holidays.
Charlie Rose sat down with Tim Cook and other major players on the team at Apple for an in-depth look at the inner workings of the company during an interview on CBS's 60 Minutes.
In an interview with 60 Minutes, Apple CEO Tim Cooks defends how the company pays its corporate taxes and calls criticism of the tech firm "political crap." There's also a behind-the-scenes look with Jony Ive.
Jeff Williams, often known as "Tim Cook's Tim Cook" at Apple, will take the position of COO. The appointment was one of number of executive changes announced by the company this week.
California's Department of Motor Vehicles has released draft regulations that will establish the guidelines for public use of self-driving vehicles on the Golden State's roads.
Following an announcement about its $4.5 billion investment in electric vehicles, Ford is also moving forward with self-driving car tests. Its driverless Fusion vehicle will start cruising California streets in 2016.
Apple has been working on next-generation display technology in a nondescript office park outside Taipei, according to Bloomberg. The focus is on screens for new versions of the iPhone and iPad.
The goal of OpenAI is to advance artificial intelligence technology without the burdens of financial obligations. To help, Elon Musk and others have pledged $1 billion to start the project.
Facebook for Work -- a stripped-down version of the world's most popular social networking site -- will officially debut in the coming months, according to a number of different media reports.
The year 2015 might go down as one of the best for NASA in terms of bringing the world exciting images from across the solar system. From our neighbor Mars to the outer reaches of Pluto, here are the 10 best pictures from NASA this year.
The company looks to improve upon the existing electric vehicles in its stable and add 13 new ones by 2020 as part of a $4.5 billion investment.
With the reboot of the Star Wars franchise right around the corner, and the holiday shopping season in full swing, what better way to make the geek in your life feel special than with a gift of Han Solo carbonate fringe or Stormtrooper oven mitts.
In response to complaints about iPhone battery life, Apple recently released its first battery case for the device, but the "hump" in the back has met with criticism. CEO Tim Cook defends the design.
Samsung turns to the automotive space with a focus on next-generation technologies.
Google continues the ambitious expansion of its high-speed Internet service -- Google Fiber -- by inviting Chicago and Los Angeles to apply.
Apple is turning a consumer complaint into a money-making gambit by offering a sleek battery pack for $99 that doubles as a protective case. The new pack works for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s.
High-end watchmaker TAG Heuer is bumping up production of its Connected smartwatch to 2,000 pieces a week, thanks to strong consumer demand.
Porsche, the iconic sports car manufacturer, is going electric with Mission E, which will put the first all electric Porsche on the road by the end of the decade.
With the rumored iPhone 6c, Apple may move away from the polycarbonate case but keep the color spectrum, and might add a faster processor and Apple Pay.
Wearables continue to increase in popularity, with more than 21 million units shipped in the third quarter of this year, IDC reports. Fitbit and Apple are continuing to dominate, while Samsung is slipping.
An update to the Ford's SYNC platform will give 5 million drivers access to Siri Eye-Free, which will let them make phone calls and ask for directions.
Another hybrid notebook hits the market with the launch of the Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga, which features four work modes and a stylus for designers. The company also released the ThinkPad P50s and ThinkStation P310.
Virtual reality moves a little closer to the mainstream with the launch of Nokia's $60,000 OZO virtual reality camera.