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The best Android zombie games to zombie-fy your brain

techrepublic.com — It's Halloween, so why not set aside business for a moment and use that Android device for a little moaning, shambling zombie-themed game time? And since I happen to an author of a zombie series, I figured I might be a pretty good candidate for choosing some quality apocalyptic distractions from the whole of the dystopia.

Pro tip: Securing your Apple ID and iCloud with two-step verification

techrepublic.com — Between viral infections that encrypt files, coordinated attacks on major financial institutions, exploits for leading SSL implementations that keep data safe during transmission, and unauthorized access of user's personal email accounts -- security has definitely become a major concern for the enterprise and consumers alike.
Oct 31, 2014

Pro tip: Securing your Apple ID and iCloud with two-step verification tek.io/1wlfXkY via @techrepublic

Tim Cook becomes first openly gay Fortune 500 CEO

techrepublic.com — Apple CEO Tim Cook has confirmed one of the worst kept secrets in tech, coming out of the closet in a column in Bloomberg Businessweek. Saying that he has never hidden his sexual orientation from friends or colleagues, he was a private person and preferred not to talk about it publicly.
Oct 31, 2014

Tim Cook becomes first openly gay Fortune 500 CEO tek.io/1zQYUeo via @techrepublic

How Google and Mozilla are aiming to make web apps shine offline

techrepublic.com — A look at how building offline functionality into web apps could soon become a lot easier using Service Workers.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @NickJHeath: How Google and Mozilla are aiming to make web apps shine offline tek.io/1sJuz7y via @techrepublic

Oct 30, 2014

How Google and Mozilla are aiming to make web apps shine offline tek.io/1sJuz7y via @techrepublic

Pro tip: Project your Chromebook screen

techrepublic.com — "See for yourself," I said as I projected a shared Google Doc on the screen. I copied the document's shareable link, pasted it into Google's URL shortener ( goo.gl), then copied and pasted the short link back into the document. "Type the link into your browser, then edit," I said.

The science behind the ebb and flow of Ubuntu Unity's popularity

techrepublic.com — OMG Ubuntu recently ran the results of a poll on the state of popularity of the various Linux desktops. This survey came on the heels of the 10th anniversary of Ubuntu. After 15,000+ responses, the results might surprise you. They did me.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @TechRepublic: The science behind the ebb and flow of Ubuntu Unity's popularity tek.io/1tHQeCl by @jlwallen

Oct 30, 2014

The science behind the ebb and flow of #Ubuntu Unity's popularity tek.io/1tlRMRa via @techrepublic

Revealing Apple's top 10 market risks

techrepublic.com — Buried in its Form 10-K, the annual financial report required of all publicly traded firms, is a lengthy list of risk factors to the company. Some are ridiculous, some are obvious, but they're all factors that could negatively impact Apple going forward.

HP's 3D printing invasion strategy: 7 things to know

techrepublic.com — In a long-anticipated announcement, HP unveiled its new industrial 3D printer, 3D-making computer, and new 3D design software to the public this week. But don't get too excited -- the actual printer isn't coming out until 2016.

In Brazil, an increasingly networked society enables new mechanisms of accountability

techrepublic.com — When I first visited Brazil in 1998, I went in search of adventure, hungry for direct experience with a vast continent that I'd never visited but had dreamed of exploring for years.
Oct 30, 2014

Social media makes it much harder for governments & media to ignore corruption, crime, & environmental degradation: techrepublic.com/article/in-bra…

Oct 30, 2014

In a networked age, the key role for media is now verification, fact-checking, & adding context, not just reporting. techrepublic.com/article/in-bra…

Oct 29, 2014

#FOI laws increase access to info. Freedom to connect & share increases our access to one another. Combine the 2 and… techrepublic.com/article/in-bra…

Oct 29, 2014

[NEW COLUMN] In Brazil, an increasingly networked society enables new mechanisms of accountability: techrepublic.com/article/in-bra…

Smart Cleaning: Welcome to the built-in cleaning service on the LG G3

techrepublic.com — Your phone is dirty... filthy even. I don't know how you stand to hold it, or even look at it. But don't worry, if you have an LG G3, you've got a handy, built-in cleaning service called Smart Cleaning. But just how smart is Smart Cleaning? Let's find out.
Oct 29, 2014

Smart Cleaning: Welcome to the built-in cleaning service on the LG G3 tek.io/1E38Srz via @techrepublic

Hack the gender: Womens hackathon aims to show young women a future in tech

techrepublic.com — When Carlee Lammers drove one of her friends home after the Hack the Gender: A Women's Hackathon on Wearables this past weekend (Oct. 24-26), they had to sit in the driveway for a few minutes and debrief.
Oct 29, 2014

Hack the gender: Womens hackathon aims to show young women a future in tech tek.io/1ti7NsU by @ErinCarson @TechRepublic

How to keep your startup culture after being acquired

techrepublic.com — Startup culture has become synonymous with a vision of a group of twenty-somethings in designer jeans and hoodies, playing ping pong and drinking beer at work. While a unique work environment is increasingly common in smaller companies, it is a product of startup culture rather than something that defines it.