Profile of Nathan EddyFreelance Writer
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Nathan Eddy is a freelance writer for InformationWeek. He has written for Popular Mechanics, Sales & Marketing Management Magazine, FierceMarkets, and CRN, among others. In 2012 he made his first documentary film, The Absent Column. He currently lives in Berlin.
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posted in May 2016
Qualcomm's processor supports Android and the Android Wear platform. It's aiming at targeted wearables like smartwatches for kids.
At a launch event at the Computex trade show on Monday, Asus unleashed a massive wave of consumer electronics products, including a home robot, an ultra-slim notebook, 2-in-1 PCs, and smartphones.
Intel, which recently announced that it would focus more on the Internet of Things and cloud computing, is acquiring Itseez, which specializes in IoT and self-driving vehicle technology.
PayPal will end support for its popular online payment app at the end of June, dealing another blow to BlackBerry and Windows Phone. The update also eliminates support for Amazon.
Interest in ride-sharing specialists continues to grow as auto industry giants Toyota and Volkswagen announce strategic partnerships to grow the industry. Uber and Gett, a smaller ride-sharing company, are the beneficiaries of these new investments.
The International Space Station, which has been continuously occupied for more than 15 years, recently celebrated its 100,000th orbit around the Earth. Here's a look back at the history of the ISS in pictures to help mark this milestone.
The MacBook Pro refresh may be coming later than expected, but Apple could include major new features like an OLED touch bar display.
The iPhone 7 rumor mill continues to churn out photos and information indicating a redesigned rear case and improved camera specs. Other photos point to a quadraphonic speaker system.
Chinese manufacturers like Oppo, Xiaomi, and Huawei continue their strong performance, while Apple sees a double-digit slide in iPhone sales, according to the latest statistics from Gartner.
Acura, the luxury division of Honda, has started testing a hybrid sedan named the RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD, which offers self-driving capabilities. The company is gearing up to release a version of it by 2020.
Motorola, recently acquired by Lenovo, looks to customization and strong battery life to stand out in a crowded smartphone market. The Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus, along with the Moto G4 Play, are all designed for budget-conscious users in emerging markets.
Bay Area residents will soon have a new ride-sharing option when social navigation app Wave introduces its Rider carpool service. Waze is owned by Google, which is looking to go head-to-head with services from Uber and Lyft.
Google's Chrome browser will begin to display HTML5 video and animation, when they're available, on all but 10 websites starting in the fourth quarter of this year. It's another serious blow to the Adobe Flash platform.
The race to market for electric, self-driving vehicles accelerates with BMW's plans to bring an autonomous car to market in 2021. The i NEXT will face competition from Tesla, Google, Porsche, and many others.
Opera has made some under-the-hood enhancements to its Web browser to help extend laptop battery life. Other new features focus on security, privacy, and efficiency.
Pebble's smartwatch has been updated with new capabilities to help users better track their fitness performance. It also now includes Smart Alarms to ease the pain of waking up.
The FCC and the FTC want to know how mobile carriers, such as Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, and AT&T, are responding to mobile threats and protecting consumers with security patches.
The best presentation apps do more than organize material for group meetings. These eight apps for iPhone and iPad users offer a variety of interactive features and mobile capabilities that can jazz up your next talk in front of your boss and coworkers.
The current HomeKit platform lacks a dedicated app, which could finally reach consumers with the launch of iOS 10 later this year. The smart home market place is expected to grow and Apple is looking for a piece of this emerging market.
In a new deal reported in the Wall Street Journal, Lyft users could have the option of hailing an autonomous Chevy Bolt by the end of the year.
Google is adding a Q&A feature to its Slides offering. The feature aims to foster more active audience participation and broaden the application's mobile capabilities.
The partnership heralds a new chapter in Google's quest to bring autonomous vehicles to public roads in the US.
In a blog post, Tesla engineers detail how the company's high-tech vehicles are using a filtration system robust enough to scrub the dangerous toxins from the interior atmosphere.
Fans of Tesla's gasp-inducing Ludicrous mode will be happy to know the acceleration boosting technology will be available for the Model 3.