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Content by Thomas Claburn
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posted in July 2014

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Comment: Re: Tesla - Thomas Claburn - 7/31/2014
Comment: YAGNI - Thomas Claburn - 7/31/2014
USB Hardware Easily Subverted, Researchers Claim
News  |  7/31/2014
Security researchers say they can reprogram USB controller chips to hijack USB devices and connected computers.
Self-Driving Cars: 10 More Realistic Names
Commentary  |  7/31/2014
The UK wants to ready its roads for self-driving cars. But "self-driving car" overstates what these machines can do -- and omits possible dangers.
Google Hangouts Dresses Up For Business
News  |  7/30/2014
Google is making Hangouts part of Google Apps for Business to enhance the appeal of its cloud communications platform.
Comment: Re: Sad - Thomas Claburn - 7/29/2014
Comment: or... - Thomas Claburn - 7/29/2014
Rise Of The Robots: Up From The Factory Floor
Commentary  |  7/29/2014
Join San Diego State University professor Robert Judge and InformationWeek editor-at-large Thomas Claburn for a live discussion of the increasing interest in robots and automation.
Hilton Turns Smartphones Into Room Keys
News  |  7/29/2014
Hilton hotel chain plans to let smartphones unlock guest rooms starting next year.
Amazon Launches 3D Printed Products Store
News  |  7/28/2014
Amazon, the world's largest online commerce store, offers mass customization.
Comment: Re: Rackspace? - Thomas Claburn - 7/28/2014
Comment: Cortana - Thomas Claburn - 7/28/2014
Google Moonshot Project: Healthy Bodies
News  |  7/26/2014
Google's Baseline Study aims to model the chemistry of a healthy human body -- and unlock new clues to curing disease.
Comment: gps tracking - Thomas Claburn - 7/25/2014
Comment: I sympathize - Thomas Claburn - 7/24/2014
Comment: Re: What? - Thomas Claburn - 7/24/2014
Google Maps Engine Gets Workforce Management Tool
News  |  7/24/2014
Google Maps Engine Pro customers now have free access to Maps Coordinate to manage workers and share location information in real time.
Apple OS X Yosemite Beta Debuts
News  |  7/24/2014
Apple's obsession with secrecy gives way to involving customers in the software development process.
Apple Documents Undisclosed iOS Services
News  |  7/23/2014
Apple describes services as "diagnostic," but does not address criticism that backdoors undermine security and privacy.
Comment: Google+ - Thomas Claburn - 7/23/2014
Apple Profit Healthy: All Eyes On Fall
News  |  7/23/2014
Sales of iPads proved disappointing, but Apple posted strong iPhone, Mac, and iTunes numbers. The big test comes next quarter.
Apple 'iTime' Patent Describes Modular Wearable
News  |  7/22/2014
"Electronic wristband" might work with swappable modules as Apple appears to be thinking beyond the smartwatch for its first wearable.
Web Tracking Advances Beat Privacy Defenses
News  |  7/22/2014
Technologies such as canvas fingerprinting, evercookies, and cookie syncing prompt new call for privacy regulation.
Comment: Re: Paypal - Thomas Claburn - 7/21/2014
Comment: Re: Paypal - Thomas Claburn - 7/21/2014
Hidden iOS Services Bypass Security
News  |  7/21/2014
A computer researcher asks why Apple allows undocumented services to bypass encryption and access user data.
EU Tells Apple, Google: Limit In-App Purchasing
News  |  7/19/2014
"Children must be better protected when playing online," EU Commissioner declares in-app goods crackdown.
Comment: Re: Oracle - Thomas Claburn - 7/18/2014
Apple-IBM Deal: 9 Moves Rivals Should Make
Slideshows  |  7/18/2014
With Apple and IBM allied to advance iOS in the enterprise, these mobile technology companies must scramble to remain contenders. Here's how they could respond.
Apple-IBM Deal: Trouble For Google, Microsoft
News  |  7/17/2014
Apple's alliance with IBM will make it harder for Android and Windows Phone to carve a niche in the workplace.
Comment: Re: WWSJD - Thomas Claburn - 7/16/2014
Comment: Re: Zowie - Thomas Claburn - 7/16/2014
Comment: Re: Dislike - Thomas Claburn - 7/16/2014
Apple, IBM Will Woo Enterprises: Mobile Bombshell
News  |  7/16/2014
The two former rivals join forces to sell enterprises on iOS hardware and business apps backed by IBM services. Can the duo dominate the enterprise mobile market?
Comment: Drive For Work - Thomas Claburn - 7/15/2014
Box Uncaps Storage, Cozies Up To Microsoft
News  |  7/15/2014
In bid to end the storage wars, Box offers Business customers unlimited cloud storage. Next up: Microsoft Office integration.
Net Neutrality: Comment Period Closing
News  |  7/15/2014
As the comment period for the FCC's proposed broadband rules closes Tuesday, Web giants weigh in on traffic prioritization.
Comment: Voice - Thomas Claburn - 7/14/2014
Google Struggles With 'Right To Forget'
News  |  7/12/2014
Google says it's having problems following the European censorship decision that lets users seek removal of embarrassing search results.
Comment: Re: Greed - Thomas Claburn - 7/11/2014
Comment: Re: Tough Call - Thomas Claburn - 7/11/2014
Silent Circle Challenges Skype, Telecoms With Encrypted Calling
News  |  7/11/2014
Blackphone maker's affordable encrypted calls could appeal to security-conscious businesses.
FTC Sues Amazon Over In-App Purchases
News  |  7/11/2014
Amazon's own employees acknowledge the ease with which children could make purchases.
Comment: "Secure" - Thomas Claburn - 7/10/2014
Comment: Re: Fair move? - Thomas Claburn - 7/10/2014
Comment: Re: Hardware - Thomas Claburn - 7/10/2014
Apple Invites FTC To Probe Google
News  |  7/10/2014
Facing regulatory scrutiny over in-app purchasing, Apple appears eager to make room for Google under the Federal Trade Commission's microscope.
Comment: Re: Nice Joke - Thomas Claburn - 7/9/2014
Comment: Undelete - Thomas Claburn - 7/9/2014
Comment: Delve? - Thomas Claburn - 7/9/2014
Controversial Cyber Security Bill Advances
News  |  7/9/2014
Senate bill aims to promote information sharing to combat cyberthreats, but critics contend it lacks privacy protections.
Google CEO: Fight Unemployment With Job Sharing
Commentary  |  7/9/2014
Google CEO Larry Page suggests we can reduce unemployment by dividing jobs in half.
Isis Flees Brand Tainted By Terror
News  |  7/8/2014
There's no such thing as bad publicity, unless the publicity is really bad. Just ask the mobile payments service formerly known as Isis.
Robots Rising: 7 Real-Life Roles
Slideshows  |  7/7/2014
Today's robots feature improved components and capabilities that take them out of labs and into oceans, hospitals -- perhaps even your workplace. Take a closer look.
Facebook Mood Manipulation: 10 Bigger Problems
Commentary  |  7/5/2014
Facebook's failure to communicate about its mood experiment is the least of the things Internet companies do to us.
First Robotic Exoskeletons For Paraplegia Win FDA Approval
News  |  7/2/2014
People with spinal cord injuries have a new mobility option.
Comment: Re: resilient - Thomas Claburn - 7/1/2014

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