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  • Mingis on Tech: All about Microsoft's Surface Book (and the importance of ports)

    If you're eyeing one of Microsoft's hybrid devices like the Surface Book, or want to make sure your next laptop is future-proof (hint: check the ports), this episode's for you. Executive News Editor Ken Mingis gets the details from Sharon Machlis, Executive Editor, Online & Data Analytics, and Editor in Chief Scot Finnie.

    28 April 16 20:00 Written by Ken Mingis
  • Venture-backed Sirin Labs to sell phone for the privacy conscious

    An international group of investors announced today that Sirin Labs, a startup with $72 million in venture funding, is planning to create a smartphone that combines premium performance and functionality with strong privacy protection.

    26 April 16 06:02 Written by Jon Gold
  • Top drone startups find venture capital flying their way

    With unmanned aerial vehicles (i.e., drones) here to stay, entrepreneurs are pouncing on the opportunity to safeguard people from having these flying machines drop in unexpectedly and venture capitalists are buying in.

    21 April 16 23:53 Written by Bob Brown
  • 5G wireless slowly, carefully taking shape

    5G wireless is coming, but it has a lot of challenges to overcome, and we’re not going to be enjoying its blazing speeds until 2020 at least. But, at cable industry group CableLabs’ InformED Wireless event on Wednesday in New York, several experts helped provide new hints about the shape of the technology to come.

    14 April 16 10:00 Written by Jon Gold
  • 10 Internet of Things companies to watch

    It's good to be an Internet of Things startup these days, as investments from Cisco, Nokia, Verizon and others show. Here's a look at 10 IoT companies that could make an impact on the consumer and/or enterprise market.

    13 April 16 03:30 Written by Bob Brown
  • How Verizon finds IoT innovation outside its four walls

    Verizon Ventures says that while consumer Internet of Things startups were all the rage in 2014 and continue to be popular among investors, enterprise IoT newcomers have become even hotter properties among venture capitalists over the past two years, with enterprise IoT investment expected to double or triple that of consumer IoT in 2016.

    13 April 16 03:30 Written by Bob Brown
  • FAQ: 802.11ax Wi-Fi

    The next big new thing in Wi-Fi networks will boast groundbreaking technology, but it might not arrive for a couple years yet.

    25 March 16 05:02 Written by Jon Gold
  • Blame the cellphone: Injuries pile up, from cat bites to shocks to broken bones

    We’ve all become aware of the dangers that drivers preoccupied with their cellphones cause on the roads and most have also probably seen plenty of “pedtextrians” endangering themselves by paying way more attention to their phones than their surroundings. But phone-related injuries go way beyond these two scenarios – we’re talking everything from ringing phones that supposedly scare dogs and cats into biting people to people being really dumb (and gross) about where they stick their smartphones.

    24 March 16 06:57 Written by Bob Brown
  • Why the iPad Pro may, or may not, work at work

    Apple's touting the iPad Pro as a full PC replacement. That might be true for anyone who's really mobile, but if access to legacy apps and corporate systems like Active Directory are important, it might not fit the bill.

    23 March 16 21:00 Written by Ryan Faas

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