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context-aware computing


German government denies Windows 'back door' claims

The German government doles out common-sense advice on using Windows 8 and TPM 2.0 chips in conjunction, but it's distorted by some observers into wild claims of "back doors."

By August 22, 2013


Intel, Samsung invest in high-powered Siri alternative Expect Labs

The companies didn't say how much they've invested in the firm, but Samsung says that it hopes to have better voice-driven and context-aware services on its products.

By April 30, 2013


Jony Ive's challenge: Redesigning the human-computer interface for the masses

With his new responsibilities, the famed designer of Apple's iconic hardware is now tasked with making complexity disappear from the company's smartphone, tablet, and desktop software.

By November 2, 2012


Patriot Act can 'obtain' data in Europe, researchers say

Dutch researchers believe EU data stored on the Web can be obtained by U.S. authorities, despite EU data protection laws.

By December 6, 2012


With CS6, Photoshop takes a step toward Videoshop

With a public beta of Photoshop CS6 arriving tonight, Adobe is moving video editing from a sideshow to center stage, matching the real-world merging of still photography and videography.

By March 21, 2012


Regulation, automation, and cloud computing

An interesting debate recently between groups calling for regulation of the cloud and those opposed to it, highlights an interesting problem with big repercussions: how do we safely regulate a complex automated system?

By August 1, 2011


Context aware cloud deployments

Seeing through the data haze remains a challenge. Semantic data can help provide instant context to applications.

By March 6, 2009


How Google Apps could boost Chromebook sales

Google's sales partners are eager to coax existing Google Apps customers to embrace the Chrome OS hardware as well. The pitch could be just the thing for business buyers.

By May 23, 2011


Cloud security is dependent on the law

While many are proclaiming the victory of public cloud security over that of enterprise data centers, their evaluations often miss the elephant in the room: cloud and the law.

By November 22, 2010


Intel will teach gadgets to learn about you

Context-aware computing is the future of personal tech, says Intel CTO. That means your gadgets will learn about you, and not the other way around.

By September 15, 2010