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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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iOS 8's iCloud Drive reveals the dark side of empowered users

Apple's iCloud Drive deployment was sure to mess up people's access to documents -- and it did

Apple Watch under scrutiny for privacy by Connecticut attorney general

Attorney General George Jepsen is particularly concerned about the protection of health information collected by the new wearable device

Wi-Fi group acts to simplify peer-to-peer video, printing, and other tasks

The Wi-Fi Alliance has defined standard ways to carry out common uses of Wi-Fi Direct

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The 5 lessons both IT and business should learn from Apple

Tired of being ineffective and unloved? It's time to act different

3 security practices IoT will disrupt

The rush to bring IoT products to market has created a new wave of security issues

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