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Hurricane Irma: Storm trackers and other survival tools for mobile and desktop users

Your tablet and smartphone can be invaluable tools to help you stay out of harm's way during hurricane season.

Net neutered: When ISPs like Comcast crash the cloud

Upstream service providers should not be breaking basic web service protocol connectivity.

Beyond Crashplan and Carbonite: For cloud backups, own the blob

Learn from the Crashplan abandonware experience -- own your data, in an archive-agnostic format.

Tech we hate with a passion

Hate is back in fashion again. Tech is no exception when it comes to being the target of our anger and frustration -- but this stuff truly deserves it.

Alexa, help! Amazon just hit me with the worst tech support ever

3 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

You'd expect better than a sub-Prime support experience from the presumed leader in home automation and Internet of Things.

Retail in 2021: When clicks have buried bricks

3 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

In the not-so-distant future, virtually all shopping will take place at home.

Algolia gives your app mobile search super powers

3 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Contextual search may not be the most exciting aspect of mobile application development, but it is a highly essential service and extremely difficult to implement.

For SMB IT staff, fear of cloud is fear of their own inadequacy

4 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Fear of cloud migration has very little to do with the overall security and reliability of public cloud infrastructure.

Intel x86: No cloud for you

6 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

While the 40-year-old x86 architecture is king of public cloud today, it is likely to become a legacy system in future application deployments.

Made in China or the USA? It won't matter: These jobs are going to robots

8 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

In the near future, where goods are made will have no real bearing on where the jobs are.

How social media is crippling democracy, and why we seem powerless to stop it

8 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Tech-assisted gaslighting is destroying truth, justice and the American way. Can anything be done?

SMBs, take your meds: Four ways the cloud can reduce your stress and expenses

8 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

These are the key functional areas a small/medium business should be addressing with the cloud this year.

Anxious? Depressed? There's an app for that

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

You have racing thoughts and don't want to get out of bed. Put down the Twitter and Facebook, and try these instead.

Star Trek: 50 years of positive futurism and bold social commentary

The combination of positive, visionary futurism with relevant social commentary distinguishes Star Trek from every other science fiction television program that has followed it.

Tweeting trolls: Without tools, Twitter will remain a cesspool of abuse

We have no real tools to effectively manage the flow of information, and by shutting down the third-party client ecosystem, trolls have been enabled to run rampant.

Pokemon Go: An AR marketing experiment with monster potential

The hottest mobile game might be a passing fad, but its impact on how businesses compete in future augmented reality and geographically-enhanced apps will be staggering.

All your IoT devices are doomed

Until we look to emulate the open models of Wi-Fi and PCs, IoT will always be a source of never-ending e-waste.

If VW values its customers, it needs to be a challenger not a champ

The company needs to regain its challenger mindset and think very seriously about customer retention in the wake of its unprecedented $15bn settlement with the federal government and US diesel owners.

IoT sucks, but your home appliances are unreliable slabs of junk

Orphaned and proprietary IoT devices are annoying, but having major home appliances that fail after only a few years is extremely worrisome.

Huawei P9: China's flagship smartphone serves up Apple and Samsung's secret sauce

On the surface, the Huawei P9 doesn't look much different than the dozens of premium Android handsets currently on the market. But what's inside is a glimpse into the future of the smartphone industry.

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