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Content by Thomas Claburn
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posted in October 2013

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FAA Allows Electronics During Takeoff, Landing
News  |  10/31/2013
Federal Aviation Administration no longer sees mobile devices as threat to air safety.
Motorola's Project Ara Promotes Modular Smartphones
News  |  10/29/2013
Google's Motorola Project Ara envisions mobile phones as customizable components that can be snapped together like Lego blocks. But can flexibility beat slick smartphone design?
Google's Mystery Project Won't Float
News  |  10/28/2013
A San Francisco regulator casts doubt on the viability of a waterborne Google store.
How Google Flu Trends Blew It
News  |  10/25/2013
Last year, Google Flu Trends made a mountain out of a molehill by overestimating the incidence of influenza. Blame the media.
Comment: re: Should Samsung Ditch Android? - 10/24/2013
Apple OS X Mavericks Sees Fast Adoption
News  |  10/24/2013
Apple declares end to expensive operating system upgrades; OS X users appear to appreciate the free software.
Apple Embraces Free: 5 Reasons Why
Commentary  |  10/23/2013
Apple challenges Google and Microsoft with free software.
Apple Makes OS X Mavericks Free
News  |  10/22/2013
Apple is offering software at no charge to make its new iPads, MacBook Pro and Mac Pro more appealing.
Where the Software Engineer Money Is: Juniper
News  |  10/18/2013
Glassdoor reports the top 25 average annual salaries for software engineers. Juniper Networks leads the pack.
Mozilla Launches Real-Time Web Collaboration Framework
News  |  10/17/2013
TogetherJS framework expands Mozilla's TowTruck collaboration technology for the Web.
Square Cash: You've Got Mail (And Money)
News  |  10/16/2013
Square Cash promises free, no-hassle funds transfer simply by sending an email.
Google Glass Connects With JavaScript
News  |  10/15/2013
New WearScript code library allows developers to use JavaScript to more easily create apps for Google Glass.
Google Smartwatch Expected With KitKat OS Upgrade
News  |  10/15/2013
Google's forthcoming Android update may find a home beyond phones, tablets and TVs.
Comment: re: Apple iPhone 5s Sales Beat 5c - 10/14/2013
Apple's Next iPad: Gateway To Mobile Revolution
Commentary  |  10/14/2013
Fifth-generation iPad due out this month promises to be the most useful tablet on the market as Apple's operating systems and cloud services mature.
Comment: re: Nexus 5 Details Emerge - 10/8/2013
Nest Smoke Detector Adds Tech Sex Appeal
News  |  10/8/2013
No ordinary beige smoke detector, Nest Protect warns in a human voice and can be shut off with a hand wave.
Comment: re: IT's Reputation: Broken Bad - 10/8/2013
Comment: re: Keep The Web DRM-Free - 10/8/2013
Google Chrome: Has It Peaked?
News  |  10/7/2013
Chrome's rapid rise in the browser market has slowed. Is it all downhill from here?
Airbnb Fights Demand For Host Data
News  |  10/7/2013
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman wants information about Airbnb hosts to curb potential violation of rental laws.
Apple OS X Mavericks Goes Gold: 11 Major Features
News  |  10/4/2013
Developers can download what is likely to become the commercial version of Apple's latest desktop OS. Here are the standout features.
Keep The Web DRM-Free
Commentary  |  10/3/2013
The World Wide Web Consortium is moving ahead with support for digital locks for content in the HTML specification. Pray the group reconsiders.
Google's Flutter Buy: Big Gesture?
News  |  10/3/2013
Google's purchase of Flutter, a startup whose desktop application lets users control other apps using hand gestures, suggests motion control soon will be a bigger part of Chrome, Glass and Android.
Facebook Juices Up Mobile Ads
News  |  10/1/2013
By adding call-to-action buttons to its mobile ads, Facebook hopes to drive revenue growth.
Will Google Put Rivals' Logos In Search Results?
News  |  10/1/2013
Google is willing to show competitors' logos alongside search results links to settle the EU's antitrust investigation into its search business.

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