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Chicago and New York Officials Look to Build Uber-Like Apps for Taxis

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Cisco’s Networks Will Analyze Us

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New Norton Mobile Security warns of privacy problems

Research by Symantec shows that users value privacy highly, but constantly surrender it, knowingly and unknowingly, when they install apps on mobile devices, particularly free apps. The company has used its Norton Mobile Insight tool to find when apps obtain PII (personally identifiable information, such as a phone number) and what the apps do with it. Symantec says they have… Read more →

Microsoft ready to show off Windows 10 mobile SKU on January 21

Microsoft officials sent invitations on December 11 to selected press and analysts to its next Windows 10 reveal event. The keynote from the day-long event on January 21 will be live streamed. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Windows execs Terry Myerson and Joe Belfiore, and Xbox chief Phil Spencer will be speaking. The event will focus on the “Windows 10 consumer… Read more →

‘Must-have’ MacBook Air and MacBook Pro accessories

Summary: When it comes to portable systems, thin and light is the modern day mantra, and they don’t come much thinner or lighter than the MacBook Air and the MacBook Pro. But being thin and light brings with it compromises, but by adding a few essential accessories into the mix, you can create a mobile working platform that is second… Read more →

Amazon denies Sony used AWS for denial-of-service counter-attack

(Image via CNET) Amazon has denied its cloud service was used to conduct counter-attacks against sites offering data said to be stolen in the Sony hack last week. Struck by a group known only as the “Guardians of Peace,” which claimed responsibility for the hack, the media giant was suddenly thrust into the spotlight, as a treasure trove of valuable… Read more →

Digital wallet closer to reality as Iowa plans smartphone driver’s license launch

As Apple Pay and Google Wallet continue to see increased adoption rates, your smartphone as a digital wallet comes closer to reality. Iowa DOT is knocking down more barriers to this practice by providing digital driver’s licenses in 2015. My driver’s license is one physical card I carry in the iFrogz Cache, but I would prefer to roll that card… Read more →

Google News to Shut in Spain

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G.E. Teams Up With SoftBank in Big Data Business

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Verizon Says Investment Will Be Unaffected by Net Neutrality Policy

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European Antitrust Regulators Ask for More Information in Google Investigation

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​Jawbone sets up its enterprise health play with Groups

Jawbone, which makes fitness trackers via its UP band and app, launched UP for Groups, an effort to target enterprises, health care cost improvements and move units. Rest assured the Jawbone UP for Groups model will be followed by other wearable device makers. Special Feature Wearables: Fit For Business? The explosion of interest in wearable computing is one of tech’s… Read more →