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posted in May 2015

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Google I/O 2015: 9 Things We Loved
Slideshows  |  5/29/2015
Google Photos, for all its mass appeal, is less interesting than Google's more ambitious work. Get ready for touch-aware clothes and gesture-sensing devices.
Google Details Android M, VR, IoT, And Unlimited Photos
News  |  5/28/2015
Google used the opening day of its I/O 2015 developer conference to offer details about the next version of Android, what it has planned for virtual reality and the Internet of Things, and free unlimited photos.
Ads Built By Algorithm
News  |  5/28/2015
Persado contends its machine learning system can produce better direct response ads than human ad copywriter.
DoJ Argues Against Google's Java Appeal
News  |  5/27/2015
The Solicitor General advises the Supreme Court to reject Google's petition to have its copyright infringement loss to Oracle reviewed.
Google I/O: 10 Things We Expect To See
News  |  5/27/2015
Expect a demonstration of the next version of Android, along with a standalone photo-sharing service and a new iteration of Chromecast.
Comment: Time to retire - Thomas Claburn - 5/26/2015
APIs Are Eating The World
Commentary  |  5/26/2015
The ability to deploy IT services rapidly and reliably has transformed the nature of business.
PayPal Pivots From Platform To 'Operating System'
News  |  5/21/2015
As it prepares for independence from eBay, PayPal is trying to redefine itself as something more than a payment company.
On-Demand Workers Face Low Pay, Limited Flexibility
News  |  5/20/2015
A survey tackles the benefits and challenges of life as an on-demand worker in the 1099 economy.
Twilio Broadens Communications Platform
News  |  5/19/2015
With IP Messaging and other new services, Twilio hopes to give companies such as Uber more control over the communication infrastructure they build into their apps.
Comment: Lastpass? - Thomas Claburn - 5/18/2015
Google Cloud Platform Drops Price, Again
News  |  5/18/2015
It's also offering a big discount for computing jobs that aren't time sensitive and thus can run during low-demand times.
Google Self-Driving Cars Hit The Road
News  |  5/16/2015
The latest self-driving car prototypes from Google will roll on public roads in Mountain View, Calif., later this summer.
Comment: Re: Video - Thomas Claburn - 5/15/2015
Comment: tl;dr - Thomas Claburn - 5/15/2015
Internet Of Things: 6 Obstacles
News  |  5/15/2015
A report from McKinsey and the Global Semiconductor Alliance finds excitement and uncertainty among companies building the pieces of the Internet of Things.
Comment: I wonder... - Thomas Claburn - 5/14/2015
Comment: Video - Thomas Claburn - 5/14/2015
IoT World: Separating Smart And Dumb Things
Slideshows  |  5/13/2015
At Internet of Things World, companies are trying to figure out what objects should get networked.
Samsung's ARTIK IoT Platform: Connecting Developers To 'Things'
News  |  5/13/2015
The set of hardware modules, software, and cloud services aims to provide developers with a faster path to market for apps that support the Internet of Things.
Comment: Re: Insurance - Thomas Claburn - 5/12/2015
Comment: I wonder... - Thomas Claburn - 5/12/2015
Google Automated Car Accidents: Not Our Fault
News  |  5/12/2015
Self-driving cars have been involved in several accidents, but the blame appears to belong to other drivers.
Poker Pros Barely Beat Bot
News  |  5/11/2015
In the Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence poker competition last week, the human players won, sort of.
The 'Internet Of Me' Is Getting Real In Healthcare
News  |  5/11/2015
Biogen's Andi Karaboutis believes medicine is about to get much more personal.
Google I/O 2015: Dial M For Android
News  |  5/8/2015
The next version of Android is likely to be discussed at Google's developer conference, possibly along with news about a new wearable.
Mac OS X Bugs Tick Off Developers
Commentary  |  5/7/2015
A prominent Apple developer suggests the company's OS X software is so buggy it should be named after Microsoft's hometown. Apple acts as if it doesn't need to respond to the media, to developers, or to customers. For a company that wants a more substantial enterprise presence, that's a self-defeating strategy.
First Automated Truck Licensed To Operate On Public Roads
News  |  5/7/2015
The state of Nevada has given a commercial trucking license to Daimler Trucks North America. Will such vehicles someday become yet another form of computer hardware that falls under the purview of IT professionals?
Comment: gamified yet? - Thomas Claburn - 5/6/2015
Comment: IT priorities - Thomas Claburn - 5/6/2015
Comment: Phablet - Thomas Claburn - 5/6/2015
Google Launches Cloud Bigtable Database Service
News  |  5/6/2015
Cloud Bigtable brings Google infrastructure to cloud computing customers, and might be particularly useful for Internet of Things applications.
Pinterest Opens Up To Developers
News  |  5/5/2015
Can Pinterest avoid the missteps of other social networks that courted developers?
Tesla Energy: Changing How Businesses, Homes Use Power
News  |  5/2/2015
Founder Elon Musk is leading the electric-car pioneer into the energy infrastructure business. Amazon and Target are among those with pilot projects in the works.
Remember The Restroom When Deploying Wireless
News  |  5/1/2015
One lesson learned at Houston Methodist Hospital about going wireless: If the CEO can't get access in the can, it's a bad day.


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