September 26, 2018
Alexandra Bohigian

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The top 5 tech news stories and breakthroughs of the month.

1. New iPhone Models Released, but Apple Watch Stole the Show

It seems like avid Apple users have become bored with the newest iPhone upgrades and are a lot more excited about what the new Apple Watch Series 4 has to offer. The Apple Watch has become the best-selling watch in the world, and the newest model boasts innovative features such as a larger screen and built-in EKG scanner.

2. Top Mistakes to Avoid When Migrating to Cloud

With 83% of enterprise workloads expected to be in the cloud by 2020, cloud migration is easily considered a common event businesses will have to move through if they haven’t already. At Enola Labs, we guide and manage many businesses through the migration to cloud process. Our team wrote this piece to ensure a smooth cloud migration process for all.

3. Android Phones in the US will now Automatically Share Location During 911 Calls

Google announced in September that its emergency location services would now be available in the United States to RapidSOS and T-Mobile customers. RapidSOS covers 100 million Americans, regardless of which carrier they have. Google said their testing showed ELS to be much more accurate in predicting a caller’s location, narrowing the radius of a caller’s location down to 121 feet.

4. One Year Later and Amazon HQ2 has no “Winner” in Sight

Amazon has remained silent on where its next headquarters will be, leaving those on the shortlist of top 20 cities wondering. It has been one year since CEO Jeff Bezos announced “HQ2”—a $5B investment that will bring over 50,000 jobs to the chosen city. Many have been closely examining Amazon’s social media posts, looking for any hints that the company could have hidden between the lines.

5. Forbes Releases Biggest Time-Wasters for Tech Teams

Technology teams are often on tight deadlines to finish projects and deliver results. It is important to keep these teams motivated and focused to keep projects on track. Forbes Technology Council members, including our CTO Marcus Turner, have released the biggest time-wasters for tech teams so that businesses can more effectively avoid them.

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