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Hitchhiking Robot Dismembered
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The friendly hitchBOT met a grisly end in Philadelphia. That tells you all you need to know about human-AI interactions.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/3/2015
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Google Glass Eyes Enterprise, Healthcare Firms
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Although the first edition of Google Glass didn't take off, the company is retooling the device for specialty industries such as healthcare and energy.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/1/2015
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Facebook Drone Is Ready To Fly
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The social network aims to provide Internet access from the air to those without connectivity options.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/1/2015
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Samsung Cuts Galaxy S6 Prices Following Weak Quarter
Eric Zeman,
News
Samsung's second-quarter earnings were marred by poor sales of the company's flagship smartphones.
By Eric Zeman , 7/30/2015
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Google Street View Cars Test The Air
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Environmental sensor firm Aclima has partnered with Google to test air quality in urban areas.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/30/2015
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Google Translate App's Sign-Reading Capabilities Expanded
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Travelers can now translate a greater variety of languages in images more efficiently, even when offline. Foreign travelers in remote areas with poor connectivity now have broader communication options.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/30/2015
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Intel, Micron Introduce Speedy Memory Technology
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
3D XPoint, coming next year, combines the advantages of DRAM and NAND flash. It's the first new category of memory introduced since NAND flash debuted in 1989.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/29/2015
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iPhone Kill Switch: How Effective Is It?
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
A new report shows that the iPhone kill switch may not be as effective as first thought. What does this mean for other smartphone kill switches?
By Eric Zeman , 7/27/2015
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Dmail Makes Gmail Vanish
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
You can make Gmail messages self-destruct with a Chrome browser extension.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/25/2015
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Sony Drone Venture Targets IoT
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
By entering the drone business in a joint venture with Aerosense, Sony aims to expand its involvement with cloud services and the Internet of Things.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/23/2015
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Drones: 10 Novel Uses For Your City
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Drones are becoming more than mere law enforcement adjuncts, as cities find new ways to save money and even raise revenue with the unmanned aerial vehicles.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/23/2015
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California Firefighters Might Shoot Down Drones
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
To help firefighters, the California State Assembly is considering giving them permission to take out drones in their way.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/22/2015
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FCC Chairman Recommends AT&T, DirecTV Merger
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler finds some good things to recommend about the proposed merger between AT&T and DirecTV.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/22/2015
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iPhone Sales Power Strong Apple Earnings
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
With 47.5 million iPhones sold during the quarter, demand for the smartphone continues to fill Apple's coffers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/22/2015
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Drone Delivers Medicine In Virginia
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The delivery test is being compared to the historic first flight of the Wright brothers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/20/2015
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Google Surges With YouTube, Mobile Ads, Cost Control
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
For Google, mobile ads are paying off better than expected, and expenses declined a bit.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/17/2015
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Amazon Prime Day Fail: Huge Sales, Grumpy Customers
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
Moving merchandise may qualify as success, but not everyone was sold on sales figures as the salient metric.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/17/2015
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Google Fiber Is Coming To Public Housing For Free
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Google is working with the federal government to bring its high-speed Internet service -- Fiber -- to affordable housing properties at no cost.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/16/2015
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Google Tests Buy Button In Mobile Search Ads
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google isn't alone in its effort to deck the Web with buy buttons. Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter have been testing buy buttons, too. Social networking is nice, but advertising and revenue are nicer still.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/16/2015
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BYOD Slowdown Could Hurt Tablet Sales
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
As tablet sales slow, enterprises are cooling to the idea of allowing employees to bring their own devices to work, according to two recent reports. Are the trends related?
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/16/2015
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