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Most companies are connecting the kitchen in isolation via individual tools, but a better approach is to view cooking like an business process that needs data from the supply chain to the finished product. Is this the kitchen of the future? originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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In our next webinar, the panelists will examine the historical relationship between testing and development, consider the impact of changes in architecture, and suggest ways in which businesses can integrate automated functional testing, load testing and application monitoring into even the most time-sensitive SDLC. Gigaom Research webinar: integrated testing: balancing speed and quality in application development originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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A new Indiegogo is selling a Android-equipped pico projector which integrates an infrared pen to approximate a touch interface. Here’s a novel way to control Android on a projector originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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If you don't want to pay for an iPhone up front, Apple Stores will soon start offering Verizon Edge, AT&T Next and T-Mobile Jump upgrades -- payment plans that allow consumers to pay off a device over its lifetime. Report: Carrier phone financing will come to Apple Stores this year originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Both Zillow and Trulia brands will continue since the companies claim there is little overlap in their respective customer bases. Real estate convergence? Zillow to buy Trulia for $3.5B originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Samsung intends to delay the launch of the Samsung Z, the first smartphone running Tizen, in order to shore up its app store. Samsung indefinitely delays the release of its first Tizen smartphone originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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It's not clear why the company is being investigated, but based on earlier statements by the Chinese government it is most likely to do with the security of Windows. Chinese authorities raid several Microsoft offices originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Startup will use funds to branch out to add mobile marketing automation to its mix of A/B testing, content management and analytics, said Co-Founder Momchil Kyurkchiev. Mobile apps testing startup Leanplum scores $4.8M; adds marketing automation originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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When it comes to Facebook, there's privacy and there's privacy. And the way things are playing out, improvements on one kind of privacy could in effect act to the detriment of the other. Facebook has only “pivoted” on one kind of privacy — in other ways, it’s becoming more dangerous originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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The days of diagrams showing exactly how everyone (and everything) should work together and dictating how information should flow within an organization are, in a real sense, over. The Enterprise Architect as Enterprise Ecologist originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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The effort to bring competition to the U.S. broadband market depends on the eradication of laws in 19 states that make it difficult or impossible for communities to build their own networks. States, stand down! Let community broadband innovate. originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Average consumers now worry much more about data security than they once did. Service providers are encountering new questions and can fill a new role. Data privacy isn’t political — it’s personal originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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The week in cloud: IBM wants Watson to be a $10B-a-year and hopes consumer-facing applications to be a big part of that. IBM and USAA put Watson to work in the military originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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How much work can you really get done on an iPad? After Apple CEO Tim Cook said he did 80 percent of his work on an iPad, I examined my day to see how much I could get done on one. Could I do 80 percent of my work on an iPad? originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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People always ask me where they can buy a smart home. The answer shows how far the industry needs to come if it wants to serve mainstream consumers. There are many paths to a smart home. And that’s the problem. originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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What if your Chromecast suddenly started to rickroll you? It’s possible due to a vulnerability that’s based on its easy setup process. Chromecast’s easy setup makes it susceptible to hacking originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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The IoT is already dangerous. Here’s how to help before it gets out of hand. IoT security: How to do it (mostly) right originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Cloud vendors need to operate data centers in a diverse range of locations. How does they stack up to each other in terms of geographies, and why is that important? The next big front for cloud competition: Location, location, location originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Being stuck with a graphic that was created for a different purpose or platform can be discouraging. Knowing how to resize that graphic with sharper, crisper edges can make all the difference in the world. How developers can repurpose old web graphics for new mobile platforms originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Science is the cleantech. Well, sort of. My thoughts on the evolving way for VCs to fund tough problems. Science is the new cleantech in the Valley but without the righteousness originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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In this week's Structure Show podcast, agile-and-devops guru explains why operations staff is important for software projects, what exactly he's doing at Pivotal and why startups should be leery of incubators who promise greatness. Pivotal’s Andrew Clay Shafer on operations, OpenStack and incubators originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Apple has acquired BookLamp, the Boise, Idaho-based startup that aimed to provide better book recommendations based on thousands of elements of a book's text. Apple acquires BookLamp, which was once a great book recommendation site originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Max Levchin's latest product, Homer, lets you see your friends' phone screens to discover new apps. It also unwittingly provides a fascinating window into their lives. Max Levchin’s latest: Homer, a creepily intimate look at what apps your friends use originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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A plane-like drone developed at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne pinpoints the location of Wi-Fi signals to track phones to within 30 feet. This drone can find lost or stranded people by picking up their mobile phone signals originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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AT&T and T-Mobile both claimed they were intent on preserving Cricket and MetroPCS's services when they made their respective acquisitions. But it looks like T-Mobile was the only one serious about it. Unlike AT&T’s disdain for Leap customers, T-Mobile is taking care of MetroPCS subscribers originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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