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Emerging enterprise techs to watch

The latest technologies include quantum computing, gamification, reactive programming, augmented reality, and others

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Real data security for all is now getting its start on mobile

Two approaches to data security are being pioneered on mobile, but over time will protect you anywhere

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5 ways a CIO can make a real difference to users

Empowering users with modern tools would help both users and IT, so what are you waiting for?

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Technology adoption crystalizes privacy concerns

Two recent surveys, released respectively by technology giant Microsoft and by a startup in the API space, Restlet, highlight the perception of technology and connected objects by consumers, from their impact on quality of life to the...

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10 things you should worry about in 2015

We live in an age of uncertainty, where old assumptions suddenly become open questions. Generalized anxiety is bad for you, though, so focus on these 10 points

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Let it rain: The triumph of trickle-down tech

Trickle-down doesn't work so well for economies, but it makes for great low-cost networking and storage gear

Two standards groups backing 'wireless' charging plan to merge

The largest group, Wireless Power Consortium, is still pushing its standard with an eye to quicker adoption

The hidden economic boom at CES

The show appears to be mostly about novelties or expected tech toys -- unless you look hard enough

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Big smartwatch push at CES anticipates Apple's entry later in 2015

More than 500 vendors are showing off wearables, including some aimed at worker productivity and better engaging customers

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Intel gives Google Glass a needed boost

Move to supply chips for Glass counters reports that Google is shelving its prototype wearable

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How to create seamless mobile security for employees

If your organization’s security procedures are disruptive and clunky, frustrated employees will figure out how to get around them. Here’s how three companies created a secure and seamless experience for end users.

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No, Google Glass isn't dead

Reports of its demise are premature -- but users and developers want Google to put up or shut up

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How to lose customers with excessive security

If your service or product security works like a prison, don't be surprised when users and customers go elsewhere

Managing BYOD expenses: How to get it right

BYOD programs haven't always saved money. But, handled correctly, they can

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Here’s why Rite Aid and CVS turned off Apple Pay

Retailers in the MCX consortium don’t want to pay credit card company fees on each purchase

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Workers use their own devices at work, without boss's knowledge

Line between work and play is getting more blurred, Gartner survey indicates

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Apple Pay on its way with rumored Oct. 20 drop date

Apple promised an Apple Pay rollout this month, and it's reportedly on track to be in iOS 8.1

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Mobile users favor productivity over security -- as they should

If you force employees to choose between productivity and security, you're the problem

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