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Re/code kills comments: I have something to say

Social media is now so prevalent that those who wish to air their views can contact writers and editors via Twitter

Social media is now so prevalent that those who wish to air their views can contact writers and editors via Twitter

21 Nov 14

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Hey Samsung: Not everybody has to be a platform

At the Samsung Developer Conference, Samsung presents a series of non-compelling reasons to build with the company.

At the Samsung Developer Conference, Samsung presents a series of non-compelling reasons to build with the company.

13 Nov 14

Pulse Apple

Are fingerprints PINs or physical artifacts?

A judge's ruling that a person can be forced to open his phone with his fingerprint ignores the fact that the fingerprint scan is just a substitute PIN, which can't be required by law enforcement.

A judge's ruling that a person can be forced to open his phone with his fingerprint ignores the fact that the fingerprint scan is just a substitute PIN, which can't be required by law enforcement.

11 Nov 14

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Why Amazon Echo is the future of every home

Don't laugh at or ignore Amazon's new Echo home virtual assistant appliance. Devices like this will soon be as common as toasters.

Don't laugh at or ignore Amazon's new Echo home virtual assistant appliance. Devices like this will soon be as common as toasters.

08 Nov 14

 
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Why do contextual ads fail?

Companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon violate our privacy in order to show us relevant ads. So why do their ads miss the mark?

Companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon violate our privacy in order to show us relevant ads. So why do their ads miss the mark?

04 Oct 14

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Apple's Disappearing iMessage Feature Just an Act

Apple just couldn't help but throw itself into the rising tide of ephemerality when it updated iMessage in iOS 8.

Apple just couldn't help but throw itself into the rising tide of ephemerality when it updated iMessage in iOS 8.

26 Sep 14

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Where's Claude Rains when you need him?

Writing for Fast Company, Rebecca Greenfield is shocked--SHOCKED!!!--to have caught Apple engaging in... marketing!

Writing for Fast Company, Rebecca Greenfield is shocked--SHOCKED!!!--to have caught Apple engaging in... marketing!

17 Sep 14

 
Pulse Apple

How to Explain the Cloud to End Users

'Nobody understands the cloud,' says a lead character in the summer comedy 'Sex Tape.'

'Nobody understands the cloud,' says a lead character in the summer comedy 'Sex Tape.'

27 Aug 14

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Mobile will save security by replacing passwords with biometrics

We're in a dark age for computer security, but the rise of mobile and wearable devices with built-in biometrics could save us.

We're in a dark age for computer security, but the rise of mobile and wearable devices with built-in biometrics could save us.

14 Aug 14

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Time to renew: Why I stayed with Windows Phone

With an attractive upgrade deal on the table, I could have picked any high-end smartphone. So why did I decide to stay with Windows Phone?

With an attractive upgrade deal on the table, I could have picked any high-end smartphone. So why did I decide to stay with Windows Phone?

13 Aug 14

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User Beware: That Mobile App is Spying on You

A recent study of the 400 most popular iOS and Android apps reveals that nearly all free apps collect users' personal data.

A recent study of the 400 most popular iOS and Android apps reveals that nearly all free apps collect users' personal data.

05 Aug 14

 
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Enjoy the Free Songza Music App While You Still Can

The Songza service is one of the best streaming-music options on the market, according to CIO.com columnist James A. Martin.

The Songza service is one of the best streaming-music options on the market, according to CIO.com columnist James A. Martin.

03 Jul 14

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Why Google bought Songza: The music industry's third revolution

Edison revolutionized music when he invented recording. Jobs re-revolutionized music. Now music streaming has launched a third revolution.

Edison revolutionized music when he invented recording. Jobs re-revolutionized music. Now music streaming has launched a third revolution.

02 Jul 14

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