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LTE can mooch off of Wi-Fi spectrum with new Qualcomm chipset
The company will demonstrate chipsets for using unlicensed frequencies on an LTE network Read More

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Who's Spying on You?
You're aware of the threats of malware to your business but what about the ever-changing ground rules? Cybercriminals today are launching attacks against businesses by copying sophisticated malware and techniques used to target governments and high-profile organizations. View Now

15 of the best Google Chrome experiments ever
A look at some of the coolest bits of Chrome experimentation out there, in honor of Google's 1000th Chrome experiment being published this week. Read More

Network World has a Snapchat account: Now what?
Network World Mainly because Network World editors just don't have enough to do keeping up on the latest news and trends in networking, cloud computing, mobility and security, we feel compelled to pile on ourselves by establishing new social media accounts. After all, we know you want to hear from us wherever you are on the Web.So we have Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr and even Google+ accounts. We're more active on some than others. Twitter and Facebook generate good back and forth with readers, some of the others not so much.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Interns loving life at Facebook, Google & Apple
While many young people are reportedly abandoning Facebook as a place to socialize online, many others say it's a great entryway to the workforce. For the second year in a row, Facebook is the highest rated company by interns based on the feedback they share on jobs and career online marketplace Glassdoor.Other tech companies also rated well, with Google (#3), Yahoo! (#6), Apple (#11), Microsoft (#13), Intel (#14) and Qualcomm (#16) among those in the top 25 (companies were rated on a 5-point scale ranging from very dissatisfied to very satisfied). One tech vendor on last year's Top 25 List that didn't repeat this year: Cisco Systems. Google, meanwhile, has slipped a bit down the list in recent years, having been the top company in 2012 and 2013.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

How to check Wi-Fi channels on Android devices
Checking the channels used by your wireless network and others nearby can help when troubleshooting Wi-Fi interference and performance issues. Here's how to do it. Read More

Net Neutrality May Face an Uphill Battle If History Tells Us Anything
The Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote on a proposal today that effectively bars Internet companies from prioritizing some Internet traffic over others.As John Oliver famously explained "ending net neutrality would allow big companies to buy their way into the fast lane, leaving everyone else in the slow lane." Read More

Samsung and HTC have a lot to prove with Sunday smartphone launches
Samsung Electronics and HTC are going head to head on Sunday with almost simultaneous launches of new flagship smartphones. Both companies have a lot to prove, but for different reasons.“Samsung is fighting for its credibility and HTC for its survival,” said Neil Mawston , executive director at market research company Strategy Analytics, speaking of the duelling events ahead of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.Mawston thinks Samsung’s critics have been a bit too harsh on the company. Despite the shortcomings of the Galaxy S5, it was the second-best-selling phone last year, beaten only by the iPhone 5S. However, the S5 wasn’t able to live up to expectations, and Samsung is now under pressure to launch something special.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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You want to maximize the potential offered by new technologies and establish an advantage over your competitors. But you know the latest IT developments can also bring new security challenges. This practical guide helps you align essential IT security with your core business objectives. Learn More

How not to get slammed by the FCC for Wi-Fi blocking
Rick Hampton, the wireless communications manager for Boston-based Partners Healthcare, has seen the dialogue among network professionals heating up in the wake of the FCC's sternly-worded enforcement warning about illegal Wi-Fi blocking and says it's no wonder the commission is fired up. Read More

Microsoft SharePoint coming up short for most enterprises, study finds
Many SharePoint installations at enterprises have been doomed largely due to senior management failing to really get behind the Microsoft collaboration technology, according to a new study by AIIM, which bills itself as "the Global Community of IT Professionals."The AIIM (Association for Information and Image Management) Web-based survey of 409 member organizations found that nearly two-thirds described their SharePoint projects as either stalled (26%) or not meeting original expectations (37%).RELATED: 12 Key Strategies for Unlocking the Secrets of SharePoint User AdoptionTo read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

CIOs report that spending is on the rise
IT leaders will see bigger technology budgets in the coming year, according to CIO’s most recent Tech Poll, which is conducted regularly to gauge IT spending and stages of implementation in key technology categories.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More

Ericsson seeks to block sales of Apple products in US, stepping up patent dispute
In a barrage of nine lawsuits filed Thursday, Ericsson alleges that Apple's iPhone and iPad infringe a total of 41 of its patents Read More

Survey: iPhone 6 powers an increase in enterprise adoption of iOS
Android activations among Good Technology's mobile management customers fell after Apple's new iPhone debuted Read More

Sturdy design is still Moto E's trump card
The upgraded Moto E has started shipping with a $150 price tag Read More

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Google pushes Android devices into the enterprise
Google today announced Android for Work, which is designed to encourage and enable businesses to bring more devices onboard by adding security and more manageability to the Android platform. Read More

DARPA wants advanced sensors to watch over growing hot spot: The Artic
Those are the main reasons the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency cites for wanting to build an advanced generation of sensors capable of transmitting data on air, surface and/or undersea activities above the Arctic Circle for at least 30 days. Read More

IDG Contributor Network: New, faster wireless network to be built
Synthesizing cells at the exact physical location of the mobile device could improve spectral efficiency and revolutionize mobile networks, if it works. Read More

How enterprises can use artificial intelligence
Enterprise IT shops are finding that artificial intelligence isn't just for robotics anymore.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More

iOS vs. Android reaches stalemate and 7 other mobile development trends
A new worldwide survey of mobile app developers reveals some interesting facts and trends. Read More

MIT researchers building chips to prevent leaky Internet of Things
MIT researchers this week are demonstrating a design for new radio chips that could be used to efficiently power the Internet of Things.The researchers, led by MIT Professor in Electrical Engineering Anantha Chandrakasan, are presenting their work at the IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco, where the show theme is "Silicon Systems -- Small Chips for Big Data." The MIT paper is titled "A +10dBm 2.4GHz Transmitter with sub-400pW Leakage and 43.7% System Efficiency."MORE: Internet of Things to bring new economic boomTo read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


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