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Is your business ready for Apple’s Siri voice search?

Are you ready for a new and deeply polarized search experience in which if your brand isn’t the first one Siri finds, you’ll be invisible?

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Did Microsoft admit that Surface Pro 4 Flickergate is a hardware problem?

The infamous problem with screen flicker and shaking on the Surface Pro 4 – a problem so ubiquitous it spawned the web site – may be nearing a resolution. Finally.

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iOS 11 is Apple’s Vista

How can the iPhone and iPad operating system keep going so wrong?

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Could these grain-sized computers using blockchain networks thwart counterfeiters?

IBM researchers have created computers the size of a grain of rock salt that could someday be embedded in every product shipped and used to track it and maintain its authenticity.

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Google is creating its own Amazon right under our noses

How an innocuous-seeming announcement speaks volumes about Google's shifting ambitions — and its efforts to remain relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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Now every Swift developer can build AI apps, thanks to Apple and IBM

IBM and Apple announce new machine intelligence solutions that let developers deploy Watson and Core ML to create mobile, enterprise-grade AI apps.

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5G Americas says 5G will drive autonomous car revolution

5G Americas says 5G will play a big role in the autonomous or self-driving car. This is true but is only part of the story. AI, IoT and other technologies will also drive this revolution.

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Why Cambridge Analytica means it’s time for an Apple social network

The Cambridge Analytica/Facebook crisis shows that Apple’s principled approach to user privacy will become more important as the full implications of connected intelligence are better understood.

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Android Oreo: 18 advanced tips and tricks

Turn your productivity up a notch with these next-level tips for Google's Android Oreo (8.0 and 8.1) software.


China’s moves against cryptocurrencies could affect blockchain growth

As China clamps down on the use of bitcoin, other nations and businesses are also seeking to more heavily regulate cryptocurencies and, more generally, blockchain-based networks.

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Is wireless charging bad for your smartphone?

With Apple adopting wireless charging in the iPhone 8 and X, many users will be tempted to leave their phones on an inductive charging pad all day. Will that hurt the battery?

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Here comes Apple’s spring event -- and it's an education

New iPads, stereo HomePods and something unique for education lead speculation as Apple invites media to its March 27 “field trip” in Chicago, which appears to be its spring event.

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How to create a complete Microsoft experience on Android

Forget Windows Phone: With the right set of software, you can turn any Android device into a Microsoft-centric, PC-syncing machine.

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Mingis on Tech: What do we know about Android P?

For many Android smartphone users, Oreo hasn't even rolled out, and yet Android P – Oreo's still unnamed successor – is already on the horizon. Android expert JR Raphael offers insights on what's coming, and why Android upgrades...

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Mingis on Tech: What's up with Android P?

Oreo hasn't even rolled out for many users, and yet Android P – Oreo's still unnamed successor – is already on the horizon. Android expert JR Raphael offers insights on what's coming, and why Android upgrades always seem to run late.

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Google unites Chrome OS tools and EMM vendors for single console control

After integrating with VMware's Workspace ONE's UEM cloud portal last year, Google has now expanded the number of enterprise mobility management platforms IT managers can use to control Chrome OS devices.

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Hold the pitchforks! 2 overlooked realities about Android upgrades

Yes, Android upgrades are a mess — but in bemoaning the real problems, too many people ignore the broader realities around them.

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Hey, Siri: Give me a product development road map for AI

Infighting, rushed development, and lack of vision have damaged Apple’s Siri development, claims a new report, citing Apple employees involved in Siri's development.

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