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Apple Has More Game-Changing Tech in the Works, Says Ceo Tim Cook
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Apple Has More Game-Changing Tech in the Works, Says Ceo Tim Cook

Last year, Apple CEO Tim Cook spent a lot of time answering questions about how Apple would be different from what it was under Steve Jobs, and just how he would...

Personal Information Is the Currency of the 21st Century
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Personal Information Is the Currency of the 21st Century

The currency of the 21st century digital economy is your personal information. It has no transaction costs and does not decrease in value when the supply increases...

How the Cloud and Big Data Might Help Win the Hacker Wars
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How the Cloud and Big Data Might Help Win the Hacker Wars

Hewlett-Packard's senior VP and head of its Software Enterprise Security Products, Art Gilliland, is speaking today at the RSA Security conference in San Francisco...

Eight Questions For Rick Smolan About the Human Face of Big Data
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Eight Questions For Rick Smolan About the Human Face of Big Data

If you work anywhere near anything that might be described as "Big Data" and have ever had trouble explaining to someone you care about why what you do matters,...

Eric Schmidt: Android-Apple Is the Defining Fight in the Industry Today
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Eric Schmidt: Android-Apple Is the Defining Fight in the Industry Today

The fight between Google and Apple over mobile devices is great for consumers, but the patent wars that have resulted are awful, said Google Chairman Eric Schmidt...

Apple-Google Maps Talks Crashed Over Voice-Guided Directions
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Apple-Google Maps Talks Crashed Over Voice-Guided Directions

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt says Apple should have continued to use Google’s mapping application in iOS 6 instead of swapping it out for its poorly received home...

It's Official: The Era of the Personal Computer Is Over
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It's Official: The Era of the Personal Computer Is Over

As a signpost on the road to the so-called Post-PC Era we’ve been hearing about for so many years, this one is pretty hard to argue with: As of this year, personal...

Meet Gauss, the Latest Weapon in the Unfolding U.s.-Israeli Cyberwar
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Meet Gauss, the Latest Weapon in the Unfolding U.s.-Israeli Cyberwar

To the steadily growing list of digital weapons that appear to have been jointly created by the combined resources of the U.S. and Israel, we can now add another...

How Garmin Failed to See the Iphone Threat
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How Garmin Failed to See the Iphone Threat

About nine years ago, I had a question for Min Kao, the CEO of the GPS concern Garmin. His answer was determined, and I thought of it as I watched the news from...

Carrier Iq Gets Transparent About Its Mobile Monitoring
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Carrier Iq Gets Transparent About Its Mobile Monitoring

It's been a tumultuous few weeks for Carrier IQ, the mobile analytics outfit at the center of a continuing privacy brouhaha over what its diagnostic software...

The Steve Jobs I Knew
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The Steve Jobs I Knew

That Steve Jobs was a genius, a giant influence on multiple industries and billions of lives, has been written many times since he retired as Apple’s CEO in August...

Seven Questions For Iridium Ceo Matthew Desch
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Seven Questions For Iridium Ceo Matthew Desch

More often than not, the Iridium satellite phone system is remembered as one of the great telecom flameouts of the 1990s. It almost became a literal one: At one...

Seven Questions For Rackspace Cto John Engates
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Seven Questions For Rackspace Cto John Engates

In a completely rational world, Rackspace would no longer be a independent company. The Web host that has in recent years veered into the cloud services business...

Seven Questions For Prith Banerjee, Hewlett-Packard's Head of Research
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Seven Questions For Prith Banerjee, Hewlett-Packard's Head of Research

It's been about two months since Hewlett-Packard’s new CEO Léo Apotheker put the company on a new cloud-centric path as part of a big speech laying out a new strategy...

Jobs and Apple Execs on Tracking Down the Facts About Iphones and Location
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Jobs and Apple Execs on Tracking Down the Facts About Iphones and Location

Although Apple was silent for several days after researchers raised issues about location information being stored on the iPhone, that wasn’t because it was ignoring...

Multitouch Pioneer Jeff Han Starts to Think Small (devices)
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Multitouch Pioneer Jeff Han Starts to Think Small (devices)

For years now, Jeff Han has been working on large-screen multitouch displays. Han and his company, Perceptive Pixel, are best known for creating the giant touch...
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