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Dear Hulu: I like you and all, but why are you so confusing?

Logically I understand that it is licensing issues that prevents Hulu from offering a unified experience across web and devices but that doesn't mean I have to like it. And what's this deal with Pluto.tv all about?

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How did you spend your leap second? [CARTOON]

Here’s hoping everybody used the extra time this week wisely!

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Roundcube reaches its crowdfunding goal

The crowdfunding campaigns shows that Open Source is not about free of cost software.

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Apple Music: a desktop user's perspective

If you're not an iOS user, there's not a lot to differentiate Apple Music from other streaming services.

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These 3 Android, iOS apps simplify and speed up social sharing

The Suggestions, Buffer and Klout apps are all designed to help you find unique and relevant stories to share with your social followers. For the most part they deliver, but each has its own set of drawbacks and limitations.

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In pursuit of progress: The more we develop, the more flawed our code becomes

What do struggles over Marriage Equality and the Confederate Flag have to do with Software?

When data quality doesn't matter

Data quality does not matter if you're not afraid of negative consequences.

Why isn't anyone talking about the botched Apple Music launch?

Apple Music launched earlier today for folks using an iOS device. Other platforms, like Mac and Windows users, didn't get the required iTunes updates to use the service.

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8 backup and security tips for frequent fliers

Do your data security plans include recovery contingencies for when you’re traveling?

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Verizon shines in extensive U.S. wireless speed tests

All four major U.S. carriers improved the speeds of their wireless networks during the past year, and while Sprint made the most gains, Verizon came out with the fastest average downloads nationwide.


The ERP upgrade conundrum: How to calculate the true cost

If you use an old on-premise financial management solution, you have a difficult decision to make over the next few years: do you upgrade the application one last time and get a few more years out of it or move to a modern cloud...

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Is facial recognition a threat on Facebook and Google?

Photo recognition is so good on Facebook and Google that they don't even need to see your face to ID you. Now what?

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Are in-body microchips set for office life?

Work getting under your skin? It will be if pet-style, embedded-in-hand radio chips take off.

Hands on with Gamefly Streaming

If you've got an Amazon Fire TV, a controller, and a broadband Internet connection you can now play console-quality games for less than $10/month. But how well does it work?

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Black Monday: SCOTUS refuses to hear Google vs Oracle case

While Google has to prepare a fair use defense, the rest of the software industry is in serious trouble.

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How CIOs can create the IT workforce of the future

Today’s businesses are more dependent on technology than ever. For CIOs this is a change-or-be-changed scenario -- a call to action to guide their businesses and shape the IT workforce.


Here's where to go on the Web to "ask the nearest hippie" about gay marriage

Justice's Antonin Scalia's dissent against the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of gay marriage includes the weird request to "Ask the nearest hippie" about marriage. Don't have a hippie close at hand? I've rounded up plenty of places...

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Finding your way around Apple's iOS 9

Apple is adding a variety of under-the-hood improvements and new tricks to iOS 9 that focus on proactivity, UI refinements, and best of all, stability and performance.

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The 5 best Android and iOS apps of summer 2015

These five Android and iOS apps, for creating compelling media, scanning and digitizing documents, exercise and more, are all must-haves for the summer season.

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