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WKash
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1/13/2014 | 6:46:59 PM
Building security in
To  your point: "One lesson might be to develop apps from the ground up with security in mind."  That's the right approach but one imagines the race to market a winning product, and/or find the killer app, will likely mean that, as with most emerging technologies, security inevitably gets a seat at the rear of the bus, if at all.

 
Shane M. O'Neill
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1/13/2014 | 5:42:44 PM
A common OS?
With so many devices coming, it seems wearables are destined to be fragmented. How would this "common operating system" for wearables manifest itself? Can we possibly expect all of them to run Android?
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1/13/2014 | 3:33:29 PM
Wearables security
The fragmentation point is important. Look at the Android phone upgrade situation today. Will wearables be any less messy?


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