MIT Research Looks To Extend Moore’s Law
For years the semiconductor world has waited for Moore's Law to reach its limit. However, new research from MIT shows how manufacturers can shrink geometries past 20 nm cost-effectively.
IBM Buys Cloudant, Eyes Amazon's Turf
IBM's planned Cloudant buy will advance cloud-based database services, but can the underlying database compete against Amazon DynamoDB, MongoDB, Couchbase, and DataStax?
Healthcare IT In The Obamacare Era
Modern technology created the opportunity to restructure the healthcare industry around accountable care organizations, but IT priorities are also being driven by the shift.
Facebook Tackles Your Love Life
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Facebook combs through data to judge whether your love will last, and which seasons spell trouble for relationships.
Homecare IT: 1 Market Epic Doesn't Dominate
Specialty vendors Homecare Homebase and Thornberry get the highest ratings from customers, says KLAS Research, with healthcare IT juggernaut Epic Systems described as a "laggard."
Is Your Company Running A Data Dump?
Hoarding useless data makes analytics harder. Companies like Paxata say their brand of analytics lets non-data experts turn data landfills into useful info.
VMware Navigates High-Wire Act
VMware shows strong profits in fourth quarter, renewed strength as IT spending revives. Commoditization? What commoditization?
Big Data Analytics Helps Protect Communities
Police forces are using predictive analytics to better equip officers and improve public safety -- but must rethink traditional organizational structures and practices to maximize ROI.
3 Big Data Pitfalls To Avoid
Frost & Sullivan urges big data neophytes to get professional guidance in order to avoid three common deployment mistakes.