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It's Time to Reform Non-Compete Agreements

Non-compete agreements in the tech industry are very common; however, studies show that only 24 percent of the workforce actually know trade secrets that need to be protected through non-compete agreements. Rajini Padmanaban looks at non-compete agreements and the reasons to reform them.

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Rajini Padmanaban
How Poor Testing and an Early Release Can Damage Your App and Business

Mobile or PC apps that crash, have poor user experience, don’t run smoothly, or lack features give your customer the idea that whatever they bought didn’t get the tender, loving care it deserved—even if they know the issues can be fixed in a later release.

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Josiah Renaudin
NASA Patents and Searchable Database Inspires Spinoff Technology

NASA's Technology Transfer Program periodically releases formerly patented technologies to the general public. NASA recently made available more than 50 additional agency technologies, and a searchable database catalogs thousands of NASA patents already in the public domain.

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Pamela Rentz
Five Takeaways from Linus Torvalds’s TED Talk

Linus Torvalds's concept of an open source operating system and the Linux kernel helps power the Internet and millions of Android devices. In a recent Q&A TED Talk, Torvalds discussed how he likes to work (alone), his good and bad traits, and why he doesn’t see himself as a visionary.

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Pamela Rentz
How to Find Out If Your Mobile Health App Meets FTC Guidelines

How do you know if the health-related app you’re working on—or using—falls under federal guidelines? To help mobile app developers understand what federal laws and regulations they need to follow, the FTC has created a new web-based tool for developers of health-related mobile apps.

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Pamela Rentz
Mobile Is Only Getting Bigger, Thanks to the Internet of Things

The emergence and eventual explosion of the Internet of Things doesn’t mean we’ll be moving on from our latest and greatest technological fling. The future of IoT devices isn’t going to replace that big mobile spot in our hearts with a door knob that can connect to the Internet.

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Josiah Renaudin
Fine-Tuning and Expanding Your Mobile Test Plan

When new technology is introduced, QA teams usually have a period of scrambling to figure out how to support engineering efforts. Melissa Tondi identifies some key mobile challenges and talks about creating solutions to address them. The result: an efficient mobile test plan and minimal impact to the QA team.

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Melissa Tondi
IoT and the Wisdom of Mobile

With over 12 billion devices connected today, the Internet Of Things (IoT) has taken the world by storm and is growing exponentially by the minute. Since mobile’s been around so long, what have we learned from that revolution that can help us in this new connected age of IoT? 

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Steven Winter