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The weirdest, wackiest, and coolest sci/tech stories of 2015

Advancements in renewable energy, robot capabilities, and space exploration are some of the ways science and technology moved forward this year

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Slack won't -- and shouldn't -- play IT's game

Slack is a powerful cloud tool that needs some fine-tuning for business adoption, but it shouldn't try to appease IT too much

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14 strange but true tech facts you (probably) don't know

The tech industry is full of surprises and trivia, from unlikely Wi-Fi beginnings to why the entire Norwegian Internet was once unplugged

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BYOD is as entrenched (and complicated) as ever

The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend has been around for years now, and even though it's become a fixture at many companies, some IT shops are still grappling with how to make it work.

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The 2015 Ig Nobel Prize winners

Behold the 'winners' of this year’s weirdest prize in science

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Is virtual reality finally ready for business use?

Virtual reality is about to make a big impact in the enterprise. Here are four companies making business-ready VR products and four industries embracing the technology

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4 strategies to distribute your data between front end and back end

Where you store and process your data has a significant impact on issues such as privacy or performance, but also on the ability for apps to access and deliver relevant data

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10 utterly wonderful technologies you shouldn't buy yet

These inventions are great! But be patient, 'cause they need a bit more time to be fully baked

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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

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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