IBM Watson Speeds Drug Research
IBM Watson moves from supplying known answers to tough questions to making its own discoveries in life sciences and pharmaceutical research.
The Internet Of Overhyped Things
Vendors and analysts would have us believe that the Internet of Things is imminent. In fact it will be years before the obstacles it faces can be surmounted.
GE Powers Internet Of Agriculture
GE helps grain-equipment company TempuTech put sensors, big-data analysis, and cloud-based reporting to work with an Internet of Things service.
IT Salary Survey 2014: Application Development
Developers' raises matched or beat inflation in 2014, and middle-aged men working at large firms on the coasts fared best. Still, software development remains a well-paying field for everyone.
10 Big Data Online Courses
IT pros looking to add big data skills to their career toolkit can benefit from online learning opportunities, often without breaking the bank.
3D Mapping Data's Future: 8 Examples
Federal agencies, academia, communities, and the private sector are collaborating on advanced US mapping data as part of the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). Look what these maps can do.
Facebook Will Track Shopping Habits
Facebook plans to track your actions between devices and share with advertisers when an ad leads to a purchase. Here's why one expert says you shouldn't worry.
Cisco To Cut 6,000 Jobs
Cisco's Q4 earnings beat analyst estimates, but company plans to lay off 8% of its workforce.
The Quantified Self On Steroids
An IT director changes his life by monitoring data from wearables and sensors, walking the line between self-discovery and tech obsession.
When Data Joins The Dark Side
A big data stockpile may contain dark data -- unstructured, unclassified information that you can't put to good use. Maybe it's time to find it.
IT Salary Survey 2014: BI/Analytics
Intelligence/analytics and data integration/warehousing professionals at the staff and managerial level are in demand, feel challenged, and are generally secure and optimistic about their careers. So why is compensation stagnant?
NoSQL, NewSQL, or RDBMS: How To Choose
When should you choose a NoSQL or NewSQL option versus a conventional relational database management system? Here are 10 telltale traits that will help you make the right choice.
Tibco Sale Rumors Reemerge
Tibco Software seeks a buyer, The Wall Street Journal reports, rekindling speculation about the integration and analytics vendor's future.
8 Reasons Big Data Projects Fail
Most companies remain on the big data sidelines too long, then fail. An iterative, start-small approach can help you avoid common pitfalls.
Eavesdropping On A New Level
MIT, Microsoft, and Adobe research team demonstrate how to capture sound using video images of objects. Yes, plants will parrot what you say with more fidelity than parrots, under the right conditions.