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Consumerization Trend Driving IT Shops 'Crazy,' Gartner Analyst Says

IT managers who grapple with Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies can expect to see an explosion of different devices used by their workers.

Hulu May Force Users to Prove They Have TV Subscription, Says Report

Hulu may be switching to an authentication model, requiring users have a cable/satellite subscription in order to access the company's streaming content.

Microsoft Is Taking a Closer Look at 'Racy' Apps on Marketplace

Microsoft will from now on be paying more attention to the icons, titles, and content of apps on Marketplace, and expects them to get more subtle and modest in the imagery used.

on techhive.com

Google Looks to Detroit to Team on Self-driving Cars

The company is looking for partners to help it get autonomous cars on the road within the next decade, a Google exec tells automotive engineers.

Yabi: Bringing Drag-and-drop to Supercomputers

Fitting out the world of supercomputers with a user-friendly, web-based interface is the focus of an open source project in Australia.

Consumer Electronics Glass Innovation to Transform Industry

Hundreds are working on the coming glass revolution, four companies and one university have announced serious breakthroughs, shattering old ideas about what's possible with glass.

LG Launches Dual-core Optimus LTE Smartphone in Europe

UPDATE: LG Electronics will start selling the Optimus True HD LTE in Germany, Portugal, and Sweden, helping the number of available LTE devices to grow in Europe.

802.11ac 'Gigabit Wi-Fi': What You Need to Know

The 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard is not yet finalized, but draft 802.11ac equipment will soon be available. Get ready with this primer on the "gigabit Wi-Fi" standard.

Carriers Desperately Seeking Windows Phone

AT&T and Verizon Wireless want Windows Phone smartphones to succeed in the U.S., partly to provide leverage against Apple.

First Netgear 802.11ac Router Coming in May

The router will reportedly run up to 1.3Gbps on the 5GHz band, which makes it (theoretically) more than twice as fast as current 802.11n routers.