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.
Articles by Nathan Eddy
posted in April 2015
NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft is beaming back some final, incredible photos as it prepares to smash into the planet's surface -- a hard landing for the first spacecraft to orbit Mercury.
IBM sees the future of quantum computing as having a major impact in the life sciences and chemistry fields.
Retail giant Best Buy and credit card company Discover are the latest partners to join Apple’s contactless payment platform -- Apple Pay.
Despite rumors to the contrary, Nokia has no official plans to re-enter the mobile phone manufacturing market, the company officially stated.
Now that hotly-anticipated Apple Watch is out in the open, users have been revealing new capabilities and, in some cases, confirming suspicions about the Watch's practicality. From tiny screws to how waterproof it is, here's what we learned about the smartwatch.
The Apple Watch is the focus on media attention this week, but Microsoft's Band update looks to challenge the device.
Apple is taking a different approach to sales and marketing with its hotly anticipated Apple Watch, eschewing in-store sales for more luxurious outlets.
In celebration of the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th year in low-Earth orbit, InformationWeek has taken a selection of some of the craft's most stunning and awe-inspiring photos, which explore the far reaches of our galaxy and beyond -- pictures that truly define the phrase "out of this world."
HP is trying to lead the back-to-school charge with several new convertible PCs and laptops that sport more processor, graphics, and display options for the company's Pavilion and Envy lines.
The Loch Ness Monster probably doesn't exist, but Google Maps is putting a new level of fun back into the hunt for Nessie.
Sony's Xperia Z4, the company's new flagship Android smartphone, was announced without fanfare in Japan, with no word yet on international availability or pricing.
Down but by no means out, beleaguered BlackBerry looks to recapture marketshare with the Leap smartphone, which is headed to the US soon.
Apple's ResearchKit is an open-source framework designed for the healthcare and fitness markets as a way to collect data and analyze larger groups of patients.
Overall, the USCIS received 233,000 H-1B visa applications this year. The agency will grant 65,000 of them. However, several groups noted that the lack of H-1B visas is limiting the potential for greater global competitiveness in the US.
LG had planned a media event two weeks from now to unveil the G4, a new Android smartphone, but the company leaked a slew of photos and info a bit early.
Apple's latest MacBook, with its 12-inch Retina display and new USB-C port, has drawn praise for its ultra-thin design and typical aesthetic finesse, but the lack of ports should be considered.
Microsoft is strengthening its relationship with cloud storage provider Dropbox by adding additional integration with its Office Online suite.
This week, Dell introduced its new Android-based tablet -- the Venue 10 7000, which includes Intel's RealSense Camera. The company also upgraded the Venue 8 7000.
Intel is hoping to stay relevant in the PC market with the release of Compute Stick, a pocket computer that should rival Google's Chromebit. However, competitors such as the Raspberry Pi are claiming part of the market.
LG, which makes displays for Apple, may have revealed what that next iMac looks like, including its 8K display. However, some are skeptical.
In new research that could have wide-ranging effects on how smartphones work, researchers at Caltech have created a chip that can bring 3D printing to handsets.
In what is just the start of a marketing blitz, Apple is rolling out highly-specialized videos -- "guided tours" -- to get the world ready for its Apple Watch, which debuts April 24.
In the first test of its kind, engineers from Delphi equipped an Audi vehicle nicknamed "Roadrunner" with enough technology to get the SUV from California to New York without a driver.
Salesforce is looking to add to its identity and access management offering by acquiring start-up Toopher. Financial details were not disclosed.
In Europe, HTC unveiled the One M8s smartphone, which runs the Lollipop version of Android and offers several other features, such as a full-HD display and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 615 chip.
In looking to make life a little easier for developers, Microsoft is streamlining its Visual Studio offerings, and detailing a new pricing structure.