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Will T-Mobile, Sprint merger cool red hot cellular war?

After the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint there will be many changes, both pro and con. Let’s explore what we can expect to change in the industry, to the two companies, to pricing, to customers and to investors.

'And the internet -- you've heard of that, right?'

IT pilot fish is working with a customer to set up a connection for secure file transfers, and it's not going well -- so the customer brings in a consultant to help out.

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iPhone vs. Android: Why the iPhone X notch is showing up on Androids

Apple’s iPhone X, with its all-new design and — dare we say it? — 'top-notch' display, is a clear example of form following function. So why are Android smartphone makers jumping on the notch bandwagon?

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Why Apple iPhone X growth wave is so weak

The iPhone X growth wave is weak. Apple growth is slowing. All investors care about is growth. So, can Apple recover and start their next growth wave?

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Why now is the time for WebRTC

Utilized by billions of users and thousands of applications, this open-source technology has finally become the new standard for real-time communications over the web.

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Is the U.S. headed toward a cashless economy through blockchain?

The Fed and other nations' central banks are exploring the creation of state-backed digital currencies that would allow consumers and businesses to have digital wallets from which they could buy, sell and trade.

If you can't take the heat...

This pilot fish is the entire IT team for the 250 users in the IC design department of a chipmaker in Arizona -- but his biggest problem isn't his very tech-smart users.

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From the 1800s to now: The world’s oldest tech companies

A surprising number of technology companies have roots that date back to the 1800s.

Hey, it may be the best idea this project has seen!

Pilot fish's team is working on a massive upgrade project -- complete with outside contractors, unmanageable management expectations and (surprise!) lots of problems.

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The promise and the power of the business-focused IBM Watson digital assistant

Digital assistants today will clearly pale in comparison to what they will evolve into. IBM is leading the charge for this next generation, and it is targeting not the home, but business.

Throwback Thursday: Just one thing

IT consultant pilot fish gets a panicked call from a client: The network and VoIP phones have all stopped working, but all anyone in the office did was go into a meeting.

Why DOES it take IT so long to solve user problems?

This seasoned accountant has years of experience at a government agency, and plenty to keep her busy -- if IT can just keep the systems up long enough for her to log in.

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It's status update time in this IT shop, and one team member at a remote office is asked for a progress report on several projects -- but it's not exactly about progress.

Nothing like planning ahead

This big national meeting has been scheduled for months, and it starts on Monday -- so who's guaranteed to turn up at the IT manager's office late Friday afternoon?

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Q&A: How might blockchain 2.0 pan out?

Toby Simpson, CTO at new startup Fetch, talks about how he is blending the best of Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG) and distributed ledger tech.

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IBM Think 2018 shows how Watson has gone wireless

The IBM Think 2018 conference was like World of Watson 2.0. This year they did a much better job showing how AI, the cloud, IoT and IoTT are using wireless and starting to transform the lives of every business and every consumer.

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What you should know about mixed reality

Here's a look at where mixed reality is heading and how it will change what we think of as the 'real' world and collaborate at work.

It's a miracle!

Company is hired to install new PCs with AutoCAD for a customer that designs custom conveyor systems -- a relatively simple job that's taking much longer than it should.

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