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Wireless charging over distance just got a boost

Companies developing wireless charging that can be projected up to several meters away have partnered with electronics industry stalwarts, paving the way for actual product shipments this year.

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Apple’s Siri, HomePod and the voice assistant showdown

The battle of the smart assistants is intensifying, with Siri at the top of the group. How can Apple exploit its advantages to push HomePod higher?

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Technologies that will disrupt business in 2018

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these dozen disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations this year.

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Apple's Business Chat means one day you'll ask HomePod for a bank loan

Nuance Communications explained the huge potential of Apple's Business Chat platform, which one day means we’ll be able to ask our HomePod to arrange our next bank loan.

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Wireless charging explained: What is it and how does it work?

Wireless charging technology has been around for more than 100 years, but its inclusion in devices such as Apple's new iPhone line has given it new life. Here's how it works, and why it could soon show up in everything from homes to...

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5G Americas says 5G will drive autonomous car revolution

5G Americas says 5G will play a big role in the autonomous or self-driving car. This is true but is only part of the story. AI, IoT and other technologies will also drive this revolution.

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MWC18: Where will Apple get 5G iPhone chips?

The first 5G networks should begin launching from mid-2019. This will have a direct impact on Apple's business, posing problems and opportunity for the iPhone maker.

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Mingis on Tech: What's coming up at Mobile World Congress?

This year's MWC gets under way Feb. 26 in Barcelona, and while hardware announcements are a given, attendees are more likely to be hearing a lot about 5G networking.

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Mingis on Tech: A preview of Mobile World Congress 2018

This year's big show in Barcelona begins Feb. 26, and while hardware announcements are always part of the event, attendees are more likely to hear a lot about 5G networking.

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What is IFTTT? How to use If This, Then That services

With 11 million users running more than a billion applets a month, IFTTT is on track to become a service that connects pretty much everything — though some users say it has room for improvement.

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What is NB-IoT?

Narrowband IoT is the major wireless carriers' play to capture a significant chunk of the burgeoning enterprise IoT marketplace, even if the standard isn't quite ready for prime time yet. Here's a look at the technology that's coming...

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Why does Apple want your attention?

The average adult American spends almost three hours a day on their smartphone. It looks like Apple wants to take that attention and turn it into service-related products.

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Maersk, IBM create world's first blockchain-based, electronic shipping platform

Maersk and IBM have devised an end-to-end shipping solution that will give all parties involved in global trade a single view of where cargo is and allow authorities to give electronic approval for its movement.

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Mingis on Tech: How networking will evolve in 2018

From Cisco's big plans for intent-based networking to SD-WAN, 5G and IoT, the networking industry is in the midst of big changes. Network World's Brandon Butler explains what's happening, and why.

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Mingis on Tech: How networking will evolve in 2018

From Cisco's plans for intent-based networking to SD-WAN, IoT and 5G pilot programs, the networking industry is growing and changing by leaps and bounds. Here's what's likely to be top of mind in the industry this year.

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Blockchain in the real world: 3 enterprise use cases

As blockchain continues to grow in notoriety as a transparent and secure transaction technology, companies are increasingly rolling out proof-of-concept projects, finding uses from data integration to connecting IoT devices.

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Sometimes it’s hard to be Apple’s Siri

People complain about Apple’s Siri, but a recent virtual assistant customer satisfaction survey from CBT Nuggets found Siri performs quite well.

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Apple once again confirms it wants to iPimp your ride

Reports claiming the demise of the Apple Car project were obviously exaggerated, Apple is working hard to solve some of the big, complicated challenges of autonomous vehicles.

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