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If only all IT-user interactions could go like this.

Edgar Figueroa, Wi-Fi Alliance

AI head with headset on robocalls

Runaway wireless robocall crisis rapidly growing out of control

Today, one-third of all calls made to cellphones are robocalls. We battled this crisis once before and temporarily won. What’s the solution this time?

Yabba dabba doo!

Sorry to tell you, but the automation works better.

Memory-Lane Monday: Whatever works

Why no Wi-Fi?

Funny ha-ha

And yet some people see no value in practical jokes.

ai artificial intelligence cyborg

IBM and the future of digital assistants: Building superhumans

The IBM Think Conference showcases some fascinating human enhancements that will shortly begin our evolution from human to hybrid-human to and beyond. It’s a fast-approaching future where we are individually more capable, and far less...

Throwback Thursday: Can I see me now?

Remoting from a non-remote PC? It’s all too metaphysical.

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A large February Patch Tuesday is warming up for a big year for Microsoft

75 vulnerabilities addressed, critical updates for IE and Windows and a large number of patches to Microsoft’s development platform make this a substantial Patch Tuesday.

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Don’t waste your money on Office 2019 (says Microsoft)

Office 2019 has been out just a few months, so naturally Microsoft has a big marketing push urging you to … NOT buy it?

Apple Watch Apps

What’s the enterprise business case for Apple Watch?

Apple Watch as a platform offers a range of opportunities for imaginative business models, including delivery services and retail marketing.

Computer monitor with pixelated locks for security breach

With latest mobile security hole, could we at least focus on the right things?

A bunch of apps from some major players were recently tripped up by a security/privacy hole from a third-party analytics app. But everyone is focusing on the wrong lesson.

How much knowledge is a dangerous thing?

In which a pilot fish learns a really efficient way to kill an SSD disk.

old quicktime player

5 QuickTime lessons for Apple’s new AR chief

What has Apple learned from the evolution of its QuickTime standard that could inform its augmented reality (AR) development teams?

Time-Machine Tuesday: It’s all in how you ask

A patient pilot fish finally gets his due.

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Ericsson growth focuses on Cellular IoT evolution

Ericsson is focusing their growth strategy going forward on the wireless evolution of Cellular IoT and 5G. Will their four-point growth plan lead to a home run or a strike out?

So much learning in one day

Some employees start in the mailroom and work their way down.

podcasts stock

Suddenly, podcasting becomes a sound business

Spotify began a buying spree in an apparent bid to dominate podcasting. Here’s what it knows that others don’t.

Flashback Friday: A little TOO efficient

A moving story from back in the day.

Tesla headquarters

Anticipating supercapacitors for laptops, tablets and smartphones

Supercapacitors are also improving at an impressive rate and are increasingly being used in ever-wider markets – including (soon) our personal devices.

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