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New Google Glass for businesses will reportedly attach to other eyewear

A consumer-focused version is also said to be in the works.

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Review: The Clip & Talk headset is easy to get attached to

A new Bluetooth headset called the Clip & Talk comes with a clip for handy carrying, an on-board USB plug and an SD card slot.

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Salesforce tools let customers snap together new mobile apps

Mobile apps now figure almost as prominently in enterprises as they do in the consumer world, and Salesforce rolled out some new DIY tools that aim to help business users "roll their own" apps as needs arise.

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First look: OnePlus refines its successful formula with new phone

Chinese vendor OnePlus has done it again, and produced a powerful smartphone at a bargain price.

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Can Apple Music keep its 10M users?

The Apple Music team is rapidly developing essential iTunes improvements in a bid to convert early free-trial listeners into fully paid-up subscribers.

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OnePlus 2 price is right -- review roundup

Wow, the OnePlus 2 price is low. That much we expected, given the company's previous market outing. But a hands-on test shows this is no mere cheap phone...

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IDC sees mobile management software sales slowing

Sales of mobile management software will grow at a slower pace over the next few years but will still top $2.9 billion in 2019, according to IDC’s latest forecast.

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Why I ditched my Fitbit and what this means for analytics

Dashboards that don’t evolve don’t get used. Here are best practices for delivering successful self-service analytics to your employees.

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Apple, Nike settle lawsuit over FuelBand inaccuracies

Apple and Nike have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging the FuelBand fitness tracker inaccurately tracked workout data like calories burned and steps taken.

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Valve patches huge password reset hole that allowed anyone to hijack Steam accounts

After losing control of their Steam accounts, some gamers and Twitch streamers were definitely steamed. Valve blamed the account takeovers on a “bug,” but the vulnerability seemed more like a critical hole – an authentication pit –...

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Windows Phone flagship hope kindled: ''Cityman'' and ''Talkman'' rumors

For users sick and tired of being sick and tired of waiting for a new Windows Phone flagship, Daniel Rubino is a hero...

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Apple hands out Beats headphones for back-to-school promo

Apple kicked off its annual back-to-school promotion in the U.S., switching the deal to a free pair of Beats headphones for customers who buy eligible Macs.

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New York eases limits on Uber's growth

It's probably safe to say goodbye to "de Blasio" mode in Uber's app in New York.

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Downbeat: Apple Music not a hit with watchdogs, senators, and bloggers

Yesterday wasn't a good day for Apple's streaming music service. A consumer watchdog group, a U.S. senator, and a popular blogger weren't praising Apple Music, they were, in effect, burying it...

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Microsoft to make enterprise security tools available

Microsoft will be making two services generally available as part of the company's push to improve the security of businesses' data.

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'Your Timeline' in Android Maps: Google knows EVERYTHING about you

Yikes: Google is rolling out a new Maps feature for Android called Your Timeline -- if for no other reason than to showcase its all-seeing, all-knowing, data gathering omnipotence...

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Samsung announces Galaxy Tab S2 (to blow away iPad Air 2)

Samsung has just announced the new Galaxy Tab S2, claiming it is the 'thinnest and lightest tablet of its size ever.' Sounds great, so how does the Tab S2 stack up against feathery competitors...

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The BYOD debate is not over

It's been looking like BYOD was more myth than reality, in the words of one observer. But given the imminent demise of phone subsidies and other factors, BYOD may well undergo a rebirth.

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