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Neato Botvac™ D80/D85

Neato is a company that makes vacuuming robots and they just announced new models

If you're still pushing around a vacuum, and you have plenty of money, you might want to get yourself a mechanical minion to take over that chore.

Peter Levine, general partner at Andreesen Horowitz, presents on-stage at DEMO Traction

How tomorrow's tech impacts today's enterprises

In this video from DEMO Traction in San Francisco on April 22, 2015, Peter Levine, general partner at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, predicts how the latest advancements in tech will impact enterprises.

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How mobile payments company Square turbo-charged growth

In this video from DEMO Traction in San Francisco on April 22, 2015, Jared Fliesler, general partner at investment firm Matrix Partners, shares how Square grew to process $10 billion in payments.

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EU regulators misunderstand big data

More data doesn’t mean less competition.

No, HBO isn't going to be offering discounts on multi-month HBO Now subscriptions any time soon.

There's been some speculation that HBO is considering an annual $99 subscription to HBO Now, their streaming-only service. I don't think it'll happen, but that doesn't make HBO Now any less appealing.

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The best Linux-powered smartwatches you can buy today

These 5 Linux-powered watches give the Apple Watch some stiff competition.

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Unfinished business: Java is a 20-year-old grown-up with bright prospects ahead

What have the last 20 years taught us about Java in 2035?

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Twitter mining can help protect facilities

New software that uses Twitter keyword searches along with geocoding can help enterprises become alerted about regionalized, developing events that might affect assets, such as buildings.

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Overcoming the massive friction slowing the Internet of Things

To standardize more quickly, let's use IP as the common denominator from end-to-end.

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How Google and Apple will smartify your home

The automation revolution starts Thursday; here's what's coming soon to your house.

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Hands-on with the Xbox One Over-the-Air TV Tuner

If you're thinking of cutting the cord (and you own an Xbox One) this might be the way to go.

The best of jobs, the worst of jobs

The CIO at a mid-tier organization faces a unique set of challenges.

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ITworld cartoons 2015: The year in geek humor (so far)

Each week, ITworld's Phil Johnson pokes fun at the tech world's top news and newsmakers

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A mid-life tech crisis [CARTOON]

You know you’re getting old when mastering new technology no longer comes easy.

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FOVE is a VR visor that includes eye tracking technology

The perks that come with "foveated rendering" are interesting but will the install base be large enough to make it worthwhile for developers to support it?

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Geeky places to visit before you die

If you like reliving geek history, you’ll want to add visiting these places to your nerd bucket list

Should I learn Java? Maybe, maybe not.

Reader Question: Should I learn Java? My Answer: Maybe, maybe not. I often receive questions from readers asking if they should learn a specific technology, such as Java, PL-SQL, HTML, JavaScript and/or other base technology. On...

Let the music take you....on a run with Spotify

Spotify announced several new features yesterday including Spotify Running, a system that matches music to your running cadence.

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