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'Silicon Valley' Nails the Bay Area's Tech Culture

CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige had resisted watching HBO's new comedy about life in the Silicon Valley. After all, he's lived it since the '90s. But a funny thing happened during his week of binge viewing.

The imminent age of virtual reality is an illusion

When faced with technology options, we are choosing the ones that require the least commitment to undivided attention.

3 privacy violations you shouldn't worry about

There are many major threats to our privacy that we should be up in arms about, but iBeacons, Gmail scanning and Google Glass are not among them, says Mike Elgan.

Brace yourself, here comes the mobile appsplosion

Companies are engaged in a kind of arms race with competitors to see how many apps they can get everyone to use. But this aggressive push for more apps is going to end up giving users app fatigue.

Amazon embraces its inner geek by buying Comixology

Amazon announced it's buying Comixology, the leader in the digital-comic-book world. Comixology's technology powers the company's own popular Comics app and web store, and the main comic-reading apps by Marvel and DC.

4 reasons Microsoft is a new company

There's no question that today's Microsoft is a whole new company. Many of the changes announced under the leadership of CEO Satya Nadella were initiated under his predecessor, Steve Ballmer. But it's clear that it's a whole new Microsoft.

Jonny Evans: Wearable computing means the death of the smartphone

For wearables to really take off, they will have to cannibalize the smartphone, just as mobile devices have cannibalized the PC.

Internet of Things: Complete Coverage

News, features, explainers, opinions and more about the Internet of Things

Survey: State of the enterprise 2014

Cloud, mobile and other tech investments are expected to yield benefits to both the top and bottom lines. But communication, integration and shadow IT challenges lurk.

Pros and Cons of Using Fitness Trackers for Employee Wellness

In February, during one of New England's harshest winters in memory, some employees at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, began deliberately parking further away from their offices.

15 mysteries about the Moto 360 smartwatch

We've seen pictures and videos of Motorola's round smartwatch. But the most important facts are still unknown, and Mike Elgan has a lot of questions.

Evan Schuman: Can Starbucks get people to use its app to pay for dry cleaning?

The coffee purveyor has indicated it wants to move in that direction. But so do other companies, and they all have some hurdles to overcome.

Ready for your electronic tattoo?

Electronic tattoos are the ultimate wearable computer. There's no telling what a patch of electronics stuck to your body somewhere and connected wirelessly to a smartphone can do once app developers get involved.

How to Make Meetings More Productive

With the right collaboration tools and an open-minded management team, the phrase 'productive meeting' doesn't have to be an oxymoron.

Secure smartphones are nice, but not enough

In the past week, two new ultra secure smartphones have been in the news. One is called the Blackphone. The other is called the Black phone. The difference in their names is a space. Here's what we know about the two most secure smartphones ever created.

Mobile World Congress 2014

Get the latest from Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona: News, reviews and more

How to build the perfect smartwatch

Most of the features of the perfect smartwatch exist today, but not all in the same product. (Insider; registration required)

How to set up Microsoft's Web Application Proxy

Implementing WAP involves a lot of moving pieces; here's what admins need to know for a successful rollout.

How apps are changing fast food

The world of fast food is getting faster -- and redefining the future of mobile payments. Just look at what Taco Bell and Chipotle are doing.

Why wearable computing is waiting for A.I.

This week, Google Glass got a new app called 'Refresh' that seems small, but it represents the future of wearable computing.

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