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Content by Thomas Claburn
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posted in August 2014

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Comment: Re: Love it - Thomas Claburn - 8/29/2014
California Smartphone Kill-Switch Law: What It Means
News  |  8/29/2014
Do you understand the consequences of California's new smartphone anti-theft law? Our FAQ will clear up the confusion.
Social Media Bites Its Tongue
Commentary  |  8/28/2014
Pew Research finds that social media users are less likely to voice opinions face-to-face if they believe their Facebook followers would disagree. Call it surveillance fallout.
Comment: Users win - Thomas Claburn - 8/27/2014
Comment: The sad truth - Thomas Claburn - 8/27/2014
Dropbox Expands The Box
News  |  8/27/2014
Dogged by competition, Dropbox now gives subscribers 1 TB for $10 a month, but backing up data to an external hard drive is still cheaper.
Comment: get rid of RT - Thomas Claburn - 8/26/2014
9 Ways To Enhance Google Apps With Unified Communications
News  |  8/26/2014
There's no shortage of ways to communicate. Unifying the many communications channels can help you keep it all straight.
Android Flaw Might Also Affect iOS, Windows
News  |  8/23/2014
Sandboxing flaw let researchers hijack Gmail 92% of the time, and could also affect iOS and Windows.
Facebook Adds Analytics To App Links
News  |  8/22/2014
With help from Facebook, Mixpanel, and Parse, developers who implement App Links can now track how their links are used.
Comment: feature phones - Thomas Claburn - 8/21/2014
Google Drive For Work: Unlimited Storage Tempts Businesses
News  |  8/21/2014
Cloud-based storage is attracting business customers, despite security concerns amplified by Edward Snowden's revelations.
Comment: Amazon - Thomas Claburn - 8/20/2014
Google's Public Decade: 10 Search Innovations
News  |  8/20/2014
Google's Amit Singhal looks back at 10 years of search improvements.
Comment: Re: Go Steve - Thomas Claburn - 8/19/2014
Stop Using Chrome, Mozilla Engineer Says
News  |  8/19/2014
Is Firefox really the best defense against Google's control of the Internet? Or should Mozilla just clean up its own mistakes rather than throwing stones at competitors?
Internet Of Things: Limitless Dumb Possibilities
News  |  8/18/2014
Many of the "improvements" to ordinary household objects promised by SmartThings, a software company just acquired by Samsung, are already available elsewhere or seem like overkill.
Comment: Re: Shopping - Thomas Claburn - 8/15/2014
Comment: Re: 4 years - Thomas Claburn - 8/15/2014
Apple Bans Two Toxic Chemicals
News  |  8/15/2014
For the first time, Apple has published its list of regulated substances for manufacturing.
Comment: Re: Subways! - Thomas Claburn - 8/14/2014
Amazon Local Register: Friend Or Foe?
Commentary  |  8/13/2014
Mobile payment service prompts concerns about ulterior motives.
Robot Room Service Hits Aloft Hotel Group
News  |  8/13/2014
The "botlr" -- a robotic butler -- will deliver small goods to hotel guests upon request.
Apple's Dominance Of Enterprise Mobility Slips
News  |  8/12/2014
Android is gaining acceptance in business at the cost of Apple's iOS popularity while Microsoft languishes at the bottom.
Comment: Re: Catch 22 - Thomas Claburn - 8/12/2014
Comment: Compared to? - Thomas Claburn - 8/12/2014
Comment: Chips today - Thomas Claburn - 8/12/2014
Microsoft's Cure For Boring Video: Speed
News  |  8/12/2014
Videographers can create more compelling first-person videos by speeding them up with "Hyper-lapse" technology, Microsoft researchers say.
Chromebook Sales Surge
News  |  8/11/2014
More than 5.2 million Chromebooks will be sold this year, says Gartner.
Comment: Re: $400 - Thomas Claburn - 8/11/2014
IBM Chip Mimics The Brain
News  |  8/8/2014
SyNAPSE chip aspires to be as powerful as the human brain without using much power.
Google To Factor Security In Search Results
News  |  8/7/2014
Websites that don't support HTTPS connections may soon be less prominent in Google search results.
Google Buys Messaging, Video Startups
News  |  8/7/2014
Emu and Directr will expand Google's messaging and video advertising businesses.
Chinese Government Rejects Apple's iPad
News  |  8/6/2014
Ten Apple products have been removed from a list of products that can be bought with Chinese government funds.
Navdy's Answer To Distracted Driving
News  |  8/5/2014
A heads-up display promises safer access to your smartphone while driving.
Eavesdropping On A New Level
Slideshows  |  8/5/2014
MIT, Microsoft, and Adobe research team demonstrate how to capture sound using video images of objects. Yes, plants will parrot what you say with more fidelity than parrots, under the right conditions.
Comment: apps? - Thomas Claburn - 8/4/2014
Comment: Re: Win win - Thomas Claburn - 8/4/2014
Google Barge Showroom Scrapped
News  |  8/2/2014
Google abandons its plans for a floating technology exhibit hall, at least on the East Coast.
Comment: Re: Mars - Thomas Claburn - 8/1/2014

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