Stories by Colin Neagle

In Pictures: Top tech turkeys of 2014

Just be thankful you aren’t associated with any of these people.

In Pictures: 15 can't-miss products at DEMO Fall 2014

Startups flock to DEMO with stand-out products.

How the Internet of Things is transforming law enforcement

The Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to make waves in law enforcement. From connected guns that remember exactly when and how they were fired to wearable smart devices designed for police dogs, the IoT is becoming a go-to solution not only to improve law enforcement officers' capabilities, but also to increase accountability and public safety.

In Pictures: 10 creepy mobile apps that make spying easier

Here are 10 of the creepiest mobile apps, some of which are still available for download

How will iPhone 6's Wi-Fi calling, VoLTE affect enterprise networks?

While the cosmetic features like screen size and processing power of Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus attracted the most attention, their use of Wi-Fi and Voice over LTE (VoLTE) for voice and video calling could eventually have a major impact on how phone calls are handled in the enterprise.

In Pictures: 10 signs Google Glass is disrupting the enterprise

Google Glass has had a ripple effect throughout the enterprise world.

NASA breakthrough improves 3D printing in space

One of the limitations of 3D printing has been its inability to use different types of materials while printing one product. This has been an obstacle for 3D printing in space travel, which sometimes requires parts composed of several different materials.

A guide to the confusing Internet of Things standards world

Google recently announced a new networking protocol called Thread that aims to create a standard for communication between connected household devices.

FAA's ruling on smartphones during takeoff has had little impact

Airlines have seen almost no increase in the use of smartphones, tablets, and laptops among passengers since the Federal Aviation Administration ruled in October that they are now allowed to do so during takeoff and landing, a recent study found.

In Pictures: 11 more weird things in the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is growing, and the things are getting weirder by the day.

In Pictures: 7 technologies that could revolutionize retail

The retail world is evolving, thanks to these technologies.

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How consumers are holding back retail tech advances

The in-person shopping experience, from finding the right product in the store to trying on clothes in a fitting room to paying a cash register, is far more archaic than it needs to be.

Net neutrality ruling scaring VCs away from investing in certain startups

Venture capitalists are already wary of investing in startups that would require high-performance broadband speeds out of concern that the FCC's expected net neutrality ruling will increase their operational costs, MIT's Technology Review reported today.

Five U.S. ISPs accused of 'deliberately harming' broadband speeds

Five major ISPs in the U.S. and one in Europe are intentionally allowing broadband performance to degrade for some customers, communications company Level 3 alleged in a recent company blog post.

In pictures: 3D printing and healthcare

How 3D printing is transforming the world of medicine.