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Michelle Maisto is a writer, a reader, a plotter, a cook, and a thinker whose career has revolved around food and technology. She has been, among other things, the editor-in-chief of Mobile Enterprise Magazine, a reporter on consumer mobile products and wireless networks for eWEEK.com, and the head writer at a big data startup focused on data networks and shared data. She has contributed to Gourmet, Saveur, and Yahoo Food. Her memoir, The Gastronomy of Marriage, was published on three continents. She's currently learning Mandarin at an excruciating pace.
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posted in February 2016
Apple's event is now expected for March 21. Reports say the event, which was originally expected for March 15, includes updates to the Apple Watch, the iPhone, and the iPad.
At an anticipated March 15 event, Apple will grow its iPad Pro line to include a new 9.7-inch model, according to a report in 9to5Mac. With overall iPad sales slowing, more Pro options will help Apple with its still-growing enterprise business.
The struggle between Apple, the FBI and the US Justice Department speaks to a need for critical discussions about the ramifications and rules in a changing world. The New York Times reports Apple is looking to make it even harder to crack the iPhone's security, while CEO Tim Cook continues to defend his company.
Asus has settled charges leveled against it by the FTC. The agency accused the router maker of putting the home networks of "hundreds of thousands of consumers" at risk. The company has agreed to 20 years of supervision.
Drones connected to LTE will be able to fly farther and more securely, opening new business use-cases. Intel and AT&T are working together to make this happen.
Variety, low prices, and clean designs are clear themes for Lenovo, which introduced Android phones, Windows 10 convertible laptops, and tablets at Mobile World Congress 2016.
J.D. Power reports that costs for smartphone customers have increased, but that these consumers are happier than they've ever been -- especially with AT&T.
With a Tweet, the founder of WhiteHat Security may have nudged Google's CEO to take a side, and the rest of the world is beginning to do the same.
Apple Pay will be available Feb. 18 in China, where it will face entirely different challenges from those it has in the US.
Palantir buys Kimono Labs, giving its teams "unmatched support" and resources to tackle new projects. The acquisition will add to Palantir's ability to collect data for analysis and data sets that reside in silos.
AT&T executives have been getting uncharacteristically personal, in efforts to emphasize to employees the need to push themselves and keep learning as the company moves toward 5G and beyond.
From fighting terror with tech to backing net neutrality to worrying about AI, here's a look at what some of the 2016 US Presidential hopefuls have on their tech agendas.
Samsung's newest smartphone flagship, the Galaxy S7, will arrive Feb. 21, while the iPhone 7 rumor mill will continue to churn through September. What are the best rumors about each? Here's a brief list.
Yahoo has promised to cut 1,700 positions, and it appears to have dropped the axe first in Sunnyvale by laying off 107 employees from its headquarters.
While Adobe Flash is little loved, its retirement has been a slow one. Google has announced steps to speed the process, and it will switch over to an HTML5 format in June.
MIT researchers have developed a GPU called Eyeriss that could enable algorithms to run locally and instantly, instead of sending raw data into the cloud. This means that a future version of Siri could get you answers much faster.
Apple is working to open retail stores in India, now the world's second-largest smartphone market. Although Apple has eyed the country for a while now, the company's plans point to a quick and rapid expansion to help its iPhone sales.
US Department of Education CIO Danny Harris was grilled by lawmakers about possible ethics violations. Meanwhile the department, which has a lending budget the size of Citibank, was still said to be vulnerable to security threats.
IBM, the American Heart Association, and Welltok have teamed to deliver a workplace health solution. Without preventative strategies, by 2030 cardiovascular diseases may cost companies $106 billion in lost productivity alone.