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  • Apple may cut the (charging) cord completely with the iPhone 8

    As some industry experts wonder whether Apple will add wireless charging to its next iPhone, others believe it will go all in -- cutting the charging cord completely, just as it cut the analog audio port in the iPhone 7.

    17 Feb. 17 22:01 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Apple and Samsung see smartphone declines in full year 2016

    Apple iPhones beat out Samsung smartphones both globally and in the U.S. in the final quarter of 2016, even though both vendors saw declines in shipments for the entire 2016 calendar year, research firm IDC said.

    02 Feb. 17 07:20 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • Apple's Mobility Partner Program comes out of hiding

    You won’t find many public references by Apple to its Mobility Partner Program, an expanding effort by the company to unite with software developers/integrators to boost sales of iPhones and iPads to businesses. But the veil of secrecy surrounding the program is thinning.

    01 Feb. 17 23:32 Written by Bob Brown
  • Mingis on Tech: 'Alexa, what's in the news?'

    Amazon's voice-activated digital assistant Alexa is learning new skills right and left. In fact, she can now deliver the latest tech news from Computerworld.

    25 Jan. 17 22:00 Written by Ken Mingis
  • Users greet Avaya bankruptcy with shrugs

    The news that sprawling networking company Avaya has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy is being treated with nonchalance by at least some of its customers, for whom the saga of the firm’s financial troubles has been ongoing.

    21 Jan. 17 04:53 Written by Jon Gold
  • Cisco calls on Arista to stop selling products in US after agency reverses patent finding

    The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency has revoked its November 2016 finding that Arista’s redesigned products don’t infringe a key Cisco patent -- as a result Cisco called on Arista to stop importing those products and recall others sold with redesigned software. The finding is the latest round in a high-stakes battle between Cisco and Arista over patents and copyrights that has been going on since 2014. In the summer of 2016 the US Trade Representative began an import ban as well as a cease and desist order covering Arista products imposed by the International Trade Commission in June where it ruled that Arista had infringed on a number of Cisco’s technology patents.

    17 Jan. 17 02:48 Written by Michael Cooney
  • The clumsy & shocking truth about computer-related injuries!

    Some of the biggest names in tech have issued warnings over the past year about how their devices can overheat and catch on fire, but an analysis of emergency room data shows that most computer-related injuries stem from far less dramatic circumstances.

    12 Jan. 17 00:28 Written by Bob Brown
  • Samsung: "Very soon we will be sharing root cause report on Note7"

    Samsung Electronics America President and COO Tim Baxter didn't mess around during the company's press event at CES 2017 in Las Vegas this week: He addressed the company's tough 2016 and fiery Note7 phablet debacle right away.

    06 Jan. 17 01:18 Written by Bob Brown
  • The votes are in: Which mobile data provider is best?

    Computerworld readers rate AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon on network speed, reliability, value and more. Find out which carrier gets the most cheers -- and which the most jeers -- from our 2016 survey respondents.

    21 Dec. 16 22:00 Written by Preston Gralla

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