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Is Sony's Walkman set to make a comeback?

Some question whether you can really discern the difference between Sony's new high-definition music players and compressed audio files

Apple “inadvertently admitted” to iOS backdoor: forensics expert

Apple has “inadvertently admitted” to creating a “backdoor” in iOS, according to a new post by a forensics scientist, iOS author and former hacker, who this week created a stir when he posted a presentation laying out his case.

Juniper jettisons mobile security biz

Sells Junos Pulse to private equity firm for $250 million

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Internet of Overwhelming Things

As the era of Internet of Things (IoT) dawned, the fridge got hacked. Well, maybe not.


And the 2014 Golden Goose Award winners are...

The 2014 Golden Goose Awards recognize those whose work paved the way for Web browsers and wireless spectrum auctions


Pebble: Next-gen wearables will require new tech, also your personal data

Myriam Joire, Pebble’s chief product evangelist, delivered a keynote address Wednesday at the Wearable Tech Expo in New York. She said that battery, display and input technology would be keys to making future smart watches and other...

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Are IT groups really ready for BYOD security challenges?

Privately-owned mobile devices, backed by a corporate BYOD policy, are still fairly rare in business, according to a LinkedIn survey. And some companies may not be as prepared as they think for mobile security challenges.

Long replacement cycle drags down iPad sales

Tablets aren't in trouble, but slower upgrade tempo causes another decline for Apple

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Against All Odds

No doubt, there are consumers of data center services who share my despair over getting access to the unrestricted wonders enabled by ongoing innovations in social, mobile, cloud and big data. IDC has dubbed those innovations

Apple earnings impress with record Q3 revenue

Apple's earnings release earlier this week beat analyst expectations in a major way

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Wearables will make first breakthrough in enterprise, panelists say

Fitbits and smart watches and Google Glass are all well and good, but the most meaningful early use of wearable technology will happen in industrial and enterprise settings, according to experts on a Wednesday panel discussion at the...

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Microsoft verging on single OS across all devices

Microsoft seems on the brink of announcing a major enhancement to its operating system lines, namely merging them into a single OS that could bring big benefits for corporate users.

Qualcomm: Interoperability, community keys to wearable technology success

Speaking at the Wearable Tech Expo in New York on Thursday, Chandhok said that designs have focused on a simplified gadget-to-cloud model that, while impressive, creates headaches for users. He compared it to a connected home system...

Why Are Customers Really Deploying an NGFW?

It seems every IT Security expert is talking about the NGFW, but what are people really doing? This webcast covers 5 real-world customer deployments and explores business drivers, key requirements, solutions considered and the final

13 Android Tools for Web Developers

Android mobile devices, while not typically thought of as places where development work gets done, can offer surprisingly useful apps to help developers get the job done, anywhere.

India ushers in the post-iPhone era

Apple’s insistence on premium-priced iPhones has created opportunity for look-a-likes to capitalize in up-and-coming markets.

Apple orders record number of iPhones ahead of iPhone 6 launch

With the iPhone 6 launch looming, Apple has reportedly ordered manufacturers to prepare for upwards of 80 million units.

3D Gestures for Mobile Devices: IK Multimedia’s iRing

Here’s an inexpensive new product that promises hours of fun for musicians of all types – but it might also point the way to 3D interfaces for mobile devices.

Charting Your Analytical Future - "Making predictive analytics part of your business processes" Webinar

This session will show how predictive analytics can be used throughout the organization by anyone looking for answers and how organizations can make predictive analytics the basis for better operational decisions with IBM SPSS Modeler.

BYOD morphs from lockdown to true mobility

Four companies that have been at BYOD for a while talk about how their programs have changed with the times.

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Google takes a tiny step toward fixing Glass's reputation

Google Glass “Basecamps” are a small but useful step toward eliminating the Glassholes stereotype.

5 smartphones running alternative versions of Android

No two Android smartphones are alike. Thanks to lenient licensing rules, smartphone makers can add their own GUI or pre-installed apps to the Android OS. This customization can go even deeper with smartphones that use...

Five takeaways from the Apple earnings call

Apple's doing great in China, not so well in tablets, and R&D spending is increasing

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