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 February 2016
The Raspberry Pi Foundation, the UK-based microcomputer specialist, is marking its fourth anniversary on Feb. 29 with the release of the Raspberry Pi 3, which offers new features, including Bluetooth and WiFi capabilities. The foundation is also keeping the price at $35.
Google looks to bring some of Gmail's most popular features to users of other email accounts, including Yahoo Mail and Microsoft's Outlook.com.
Apple, Google, Tesla, and Ford appear to be in a bit of a hiring -- and in some cases, poaching -- spree to build up their electric and self-driving car teams. Here is a look at some of the more high-profile comings and goings.
Google is shuttering its Play for Education division. At the same time, the company responded to requests for information from US Senator Al Franken, who has been asking questions about how much student data Google collects and how the company uses the data.
Apple gets hit with another lawsuit targeting the iPhone and Apple Watch, this time from haptic feedback pioneer Immersion. The lawsuit, as well as the ITC complaint, also involve alleged patent infringement by AT&T.
Apple's replacement program gives consumers multiple options for getting a new USB-C charger, after it was revealed a number are faulty. These faulty cables can damage MacBooks.
Microsoft's Lumia 650 is aimed at business users on a budget who want access to Microsoft's suite of mobile Office applications. For IT professionals, the new smartphone offers an easier way to manage the devices remotely.
UC Berkeley scientists have launched a smartphone app that uses smartphones to pinpoint the location and intensity of earthquakes. The app is available to Android users through Google Play.
The race for dominance of the virtual reality market continues as Google plans to introduce a more sophisticated headset to market. Unlike Cardboard, this new VR headset won't rely on a smartphone, according to reports.
In a bid to assuage European objections over "right to be forgotten" issues, Google will scrub search results from more of its websites in Europe.
In a letter to the search giant, the NHTSA indicates its support for Google's self-driving vehicles by stating the computer that pilots the car can be considered a driver.
The CNIL, France's data regulation authority, has issued a formal notice to Facebook, warning the social network that it needs to fairly collect data concerning the browsing activity of Internet users who do not have an account.
Sony is bringing its Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact smartphones to the US. The waterproof handsets offer two days of battery life and killer cameras, but lack fingerprint scanning technology.
Officials from London's transportation authority and Google are in active discussions to bring the company's self-driving cars to the city's streets.
During a town hall-style meeting with employees at Apple's Cupertino headquarters, CEO Tim Cook talks about the company's future plans. Cook also spoke about revitalizing the iPad, Apple's future headquarters, and how the company plans to expand in the entertainment market.
If you want to get more out of Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb. 7, here's our list of eight different iPhone apps that will keep you covered all day long during the big game and America's unofficial holiday.
Google continues the expansion of its Fiber Internet service by offering free connections for families in public housing, starting in Kansas City. The search giant is already offering free WiFi service in some public housing developments.
Intel has set ambitious goals to increase diversity within its US workforce. A new report shows that the chipmaker has made progress since announcing its five-year, $300 million plan. But there's more to be done in the years ahead.
Tablet sales continue to slide as the market faces increased competition from detachable tablet devices, according to IDC's Q4 tablet shipments report.
The competition between Apple and Tesla in the electric vehicle space takes a new twist with a former Apple chip guru Jim Keller moving over to the EV maker to work on its Autopilot feature.