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Google Graveyard: What Google has killed in 2016

Google+ lives on, but many other Google offerings will no longer be able to say that by the end of 2016. Pay your respects at the Google Graveyard 2016.

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Facebook at Work (finally) launches as 'Workplace'

Facebook already owns consumer social networking, and with its new Workplace service, it’s clear it wants the enterprise, too. The new offering will feel familiar to Facebook users but will also remain separate from company's consumer...

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Boost your productivity with these seven apps

End users share their recommendations for useful business applications.

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Deloitte leaders detail new iOS partnership with Apple

Within weeks of the iPhone 7 release, Apple announced its fourth major enterprise partnership and joined forces with Deloitte. The consultancy's CEO and digital lead share details on its new Apple- and iOS-focused practice.


Fitbit Flex 2 review

Fitbit's newest wearable is ideal for fashionistas and swimmers.

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Virtual assistant faceoff: Alexa, Cortana, Google Assistant and Siri

A lot can change in a year. Just ask Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, Google Assistant and Microsoft's Cortana virtual assistants. We posed the same questions to all four in the summer of 2015 and again in fall 2016, with notable...

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Wi-Fi at the heart of the New England Patriots’ fan experience

Wi-Fi and a ‘Game Day’ mobile app give New England Patriots fans a powerful in-stadium experience. Team looks to add augmented reality.

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Oracle denied new trial in copyright dispute with Google over Java

A federal court in California has denied Oracle another trial in its long-standing copyright infringement dispute with Google over the use of Java code in Android.

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Google rolls out more low-bandwidth versions of its products

Google has rolled out versions of its popular products like YouTube and Chrome, which are specially designed for people who do not have access to high-bandwidth internet.

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Realm broadens its mobile database offering with Object Server

Realm Mobile Platform, which includes Realm Object Server, solves data quality issues around mobile applications.

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MIT Twitter dashboard muffles election news echo chamber

Electome uses AI to give journalists covering the U.S. presidential debates near real-time feedback about the sentiments of people in the Twitter-sphere

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Gesture-controlled IoT extends freedom for the disabled

Quadriplegics can do more on their own with the Sesame Enable app that uses head gestures to control IoT devices.

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Google’s Allo is an early personal assistant, not a late-to-market messaging app

Only Google and Facebook have the data to create the next platform, the personal assistant: Allo.

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Mobile apps still have long way to go in state governments

A new survey released this week reveals that while a little more than half of state CIOs surveyed consider mobile devices and apps an essential or high priority, relatively few state government apps are mobile ready or are being used...

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Mobile IoT provider applies military techniques to improve IoT resiliency

LILEE Systems is applying military techniques to improve the resiliency of IoT technology, which in turn help first responders provide better care.


The best messaging apps with end-to-end encryption

If you want to keep prying eyes away from your conversations, then these are the apps that you need to get.

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10 free iMessage apps to supercharge your Messages in iOS 10

In iOS 10, Apple has opened the floodgates by allowing third-party apps within its stock Messages app. Check out some of the best free ways to animate, coordinate, and add some flair your messages.

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Meet Flock, a Slack rival that claims big productivity gains

Numerous Slack contenders have already thrown their hats into the enterprise-messaging ring, but Flock is hoping to win with hard numbers.

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