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Content by Thomas Claburn
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posted in February 2014

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25 Most Lucrative Internships: Tech's Big Spenders
News  |  2/28/2014
Almost $7,000 in pay per month for interns? Yes, at companies like VMware and Twitter, according to a Glassdoor survey on 25 best-paid internships.
Comment: Medical tech - Thomas Claburn - 2/27/2014
British Spies Capture Yahoo Webcam Images
News  |  2/27/2014
UK agency's effort to collect facial images via Yahoo chat sessions brings in too many other body parts.
Comment: Re: Context - Thomas Claburn - 2/26/2014
Comment: finally - Thomas Claburn - 2/26/2014
Google Glass Prompts Attack, Woman Claims
News  |  2/26/2014
Alleged assault appears to have arisen from a desire not to be videotaped.
BlackBerry Courts Keyboard Loyalists
News  |  2/25/2014
BlackBerry aims to please its old school business customers with a new traditional-style phone plus revamped enterprise software.
Google Powers Forest Protection Effort
News  |  2/22/2014
Using Google's map technology and cloud platform, Global Forest Watch can track tree use, abuse, and regrowth.
Comment: Re: What??? - Thomas Claburn - 2/21/2014
Where Are All The Chromebooks?
News  |  2/21/2014
Despite brisk Chromebook sales, online usage of Chrome OS hardware on the Internet still barely registers with those measuring Web traffic.
Google's Project Tango Sees All
News  |  2/21/2014
Using an experimental Android prototype, Google wants developers to write apps that do something interesting with real-time awareness of users' surroundings.
Comment: Re: WhatsApp - Thomas Claburn - 2/20/2014
Artemis Networks Calls For Wireless Revolution
News  |  2/20/2014
Startup's "revolutionary" pCell wireless networking technology, which gives each device its own discrete bubble of wireless energy to boost speed, could change industry.
When BYOD Equals Bring Your Own Malware
News  |  2/20/2014
Lookout's analysis of the mobile threat landscape suggests businesses should focus on curbing risky online behavior.
Kill Switches: Phones Just The Start
Commentary  |  2/19/2014
Mandatory phone kill switches will hasten the arrival of the Surveillance of Everything. Consider these 11 technologies that come with strings attached.
Comment: Re: Touch Biz - Thomas Claburn - 2/18/2014
Comment: Re: Apple - Thomas Claburn - 2/18/2014
Smartphone Kill Switch Could Become Federal Law
News  |  2/15/2014
Smartphone Theft Protection Act would require mobile phone makers to include a way to disable communications devices remotely to deter theft.
Google's Android Contract: Not Very Open
News  |  2/14/2014
Google's rules for Android partners are unlawful, says Harvard professor.
Mozilla Plans Firefox Ads: Will Users Buy It?
News  |  2/13/2014
Firefox's plan to deliver sponsored content to new users may clash with its company manifesto.
Comment: the dark web - Thomas Claburn - 2/12/2014
Comment: Re: Surprises? - Thomas Claburn - 2/12/2014
Comment: Re: Apps? - Thomas Claburn - 2/11/2014
Surveillance Protests Go Global
News  |  2/11/2014
Tech companies, advocacy groups, and Internet users rally to demand that governments limit online surveillance.
Google Revamps Enterprise Search Appliance
News  |  2/11/2014
Google's upgraded appliance lets businesses and organizations search internal and public-facing documents. New hooks connect third-party content stores.
Flappy Bird Killed By Creator
News  |  2/10/2014
Developer who says success "ruins my simple life" yanks hugely popular mobile app that reportedly earned him $50K a day.
Comment: Huawei - Thomas Claburn - 2/10/2014
California Kill Switch Bill Targets Phone Thieves
News  |  2/8/2014
California bill directs mobile hardware makers to include a way to disable stolen communications devices. Will privacy concerns be addressed?
IT Pros Winter Olympics: 13 Breathtaking Competitions
Commentary  |  2/7/2014
Nordic Combined Troubleshooting: Not for the faint of heart. Resolve your non-technical spouse's email connectivity issue over the phone, in the air, while ski jumping.
Comment: Video? Meh. - Thomas Claburn - 2/6/2014
Comment: Why wearable? - Thomas Claburn - 2/6/2014
Comment: Portability? - Thomas Claburn - 2/6/2014
Google Launches Chromebox For Meetings
News  |  2/6/2014
Using Google+ Hangouts, enterprises can now enjoy video conferencing at an affordable price.
Google Settles EU Antitrust Case, Rivals Whine
News  |  2/5/2014
Rival search services gain a guaranteed spot alongside Google results, but competitors say it's not enough.
Comment: Re: IoC - Thomas Claburn - 2/5/2014
Sochi Olympics 2014: 10 Technologies In Spotlight
Slideshows  |  2/5/2014
From innovations for athletes to unprecedented surveillance tools for authorities, look at the technologies that will shape the Sochi Olympics.
Comment: Re: .WTF - Thomas Claburn - 2/4/2014
Future Cars Will Talk To Each Other
News  |  2/4/2014
NHTSA gives the green light to develop rules for vehicle-to-vehicle communication systems which let cars converse. Will this prevent crashes?
Google Opens Chromecast To Developers
News  |  2/3/2014
The release of the Google Cast software development kit should result in more Android, Chrome, and iOS apps that will work with the Chromecast TV streaming device.
Technology Automation: Who's The Boss?
Commentary  |  2/3/2014
If we don't control the technology we depend on, someone else will -- and we might not like the consequences.

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