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As a naturally paranoid person, I wiped the Moto G4 and G4 Plus that I recently tested before returning them to Motorola. This isn’t the first tutorial about how to wipe an Android phone, but it is the first one written by a paranoid person.
A factory reset isn’t enough when wiping your Android phone. Data on the device is still vulnerable unless you take this extra step.
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In January 2014, Google sold Motorola Mobility to Lenovo. Imagine Google CEO Sundar Pichai now telling the Alphabet board that after buying and making Motorola into one of the best mobile device makers in the world, selling it was a mistake and the company should invest billions to recreate it. It would be like GE starting a TV network after it sold NBC to Comcast or HPE starting a PC division after it spun off its PC business.
Google’s Daydream virtual reality platform and DARPA, not a phone, have everything to do with the company’s future.
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The number of consumers watching more than 10 hours per week of over-the-top (OTT) streamed video grew by 50 percent annually.

Almost 70 percent of consumers subscribe to at least one paid OTT stream video service, such as Netflix or Hulu.

Tthe number of consumers who have have at least one OTT streamed video jumped by 15 percent.

The number of consumers buying more than one streamed service. Consumers with two or more OTT services grew by 36 percent.
http://www.networkworld.com/article/3087496/internet/consumers-love-for-streamed-tv-keeps-growing.html#tk.twt_nww
A Limelight Networks survey shows streamed over-the-top TV grew strongly. Cable providers are preparing with capped usage plans.
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Co-founder of MIT Media Lab Nicholas Negroponte was reported to have said " “[Apple] has not written one research paper or attended any external research meetings, such as working groups, government-funded workshops, or held their own onsite research meetings with external scientists in the way Google, Microsoft and Facebook often do.”
Apple’s research secrecy hurts industry and academic research, and it could hurt Apple.
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Qualcomm announced its Connected Car Reference Platform intended for the car industry to use to build prototypes of the next-generation connected car.
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This story is directed topeople who in digital companies that want to learn of simply explain open source and Github.
http://www.networkworld.com/article/3088645/application-development/the-heartbeat-of-open-source-projects-can-be-heard-with-github-data.html
GitHub data gives data-driven enterprises insights into their most important open source projects.
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I've visited Züch many times. Enough to know that if I was a newly minted PhD in AI and machine learning, I'd easily been convinced to move to the university-inspired, cultural and cosmopolitan city of Zurich.
Google’s decision to expand artificial intelligence and machine learning research at its Zurich, Switzerland, lab wasn’t opportunistic. It was strategic.
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During yesterday’s introduction, Lenovo repeatedly emphasized that this new technology could win mass adoption when the novelty of a machine’s human-like understanding of 3D space was forgotten—replaced by the usefulness of the right app.
With its introduction of the Phab2 Pro, Lenovo shatters the popular misconception that AR and VR are only for gamers.
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Facebook announced today that it can now do that with Deep Text, a deep learning-based text-understanding engine running a neural network that can understand with near-human accuracy the textual content of several thousands of posts per second—and in more than 20 languages.
Deep Text uses unsupervised machine learning to understand humans and interpret what they say
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Even with price of the Solarin starting at £9,500 (~$13,750), there is a market for smartphones that prove to be impenetrable. That’s because the cost of providing managed services to secure executives’ devices can be quite high. Also, the price of the phone is far less than the cost of a breach should a phone fall into the wrong hands.
The Solarin luxury smartphone uses 256-bit AES encryption to secure voice and data communications.
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Steven Max Patterson is a technology journalist and startup evangelist who has covered Boston and San Francisco Bay Area startups and technology leaders for 20 years. He has also consulted to many software, electronics and renewable energy startups in Boston, San Francisco and Europe.

He graduated from Boston College with a degree in Mathematics. A contributor to organizations such as Network World, TechCrunch, CIO, Mass High Tech, Byte and RH. He is interested in mobile technology, cloud technology and the next generation of television.

Follow him on Twitter @stevep2007.

Steven also co-organizes the Boston Google Developers Group "GDG."  
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If opponents of the Affordable Care Act prevail in their court battle, Amazon Web Services can essentially nullify the victory.

Can anyone catch Apple and Google in the smartphone market?
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Apple is riding its iPhone 6 momentum, while Android dominates both market share and growth. Is there room for any other competitors in the

Nexus
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After iOS 8 glitches, Apple might want to rethink its update strategy
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Facebook and Android’s approach to software releases isn’t as fast or pervasive as Apple’s, but these companies aren’t at risk from a PR sto

Even if the iPhone steals Android users, Google still wins
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Why users who migrate from Android to iOS are likely to continue using the same Google apps, just on a new device.

Hubspot adds CRM, but it isn't changing course
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Long-term foe of interrupting cold calls, Hubspot adds CRM because it makes sense.

Apple users are upset at getting U2's album for free
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Apparently, U2-hating Apple consumers need Apple's help to delete free U2 songs from iTunes library.

How to watch the Apple's iPhone announcement without an Apple device
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It’s really annoying to be excluded from the Apple Announcement because you don’t have an Apple device. Here is how you can watch it on a Wi

Will Apple's iWatch be smart or dumb?
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The iWatch will be beautifully stylish and expensive, but will it use a smart microprocessor or a dumb microcontroller?

How Motorola's new smartphones and watch could impact global markets
www.networkworld.com

Motorola embraces global markets with announcement timed for North America, Europe, and India.

Russia's bid to find users and law enforcement's relationship with Tor
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Downloaded 150 million times in the last year, the surveillance-evading Tor browser alarms both Russia’s Federal Security Service and the NS

Why Google bought Songza: The music industry's third revolution | Networ...
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Thomas Edison revolutionized music when he invented recording. Steve Jobs re-revolutionized music with the iPod and iTunes. Now music stream

Q&A: The state of Android wearables and HTC's dual-lens camera |...
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HTC's Dario Laverde shares his crow's-nest view about why Android Wear is important to consumers and how smart devices will get human-like p