Wearables, Drones Scare Americans
Google has some public relations to do. People remain wary of tech breakthroughs including care-giving robots and drones, Pew research finds.
Can Crowdsourcing Beat Dr. House?
Startup CrowdMed uses a mix of prediction market software, crowdsourcing, and gamification to help patients gain insight from hundreds of medical detectives.
Cloud Holdouts Face Tipping Point
If your technology strategy doesn't emphasize a phased approach to cloud architectures during the next 18 months, it might be time to look for a new job.
Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems: 4 Facts
Microsoft tries to become a power player in the brave new world of Internet-connected sensors, using a cloud-based Internet of Things management service, Azure Intelligent Systems.
Microsoft Reveals Big Data Strategy
Microsoft's new tools aim to serve all users -- not just data scientists -- extracting insight from big data sets and the Internet of Things.
Google Glass Gets Down To Business
Google's new Glass At Work program aims to capitalize on the enterprise's interest in Google Glass, even if consumers are still skeptical.
Bluetooth Wants Its Bite Of Big Data
Bluetooth's low-energy implementation makes the ubiquitous wireless technology ideal for the Internet of Things' data-swapping ways, says Bluetooth backer.
Hadoop Jobs: Where To Find Them
One in three IT jobs requiring Hadoop skills is based in California, but other regions should see big-data-related hiring increases in the next few years, says Dice.com.
TellSpec Brings Big Data To Dinner
Handheld scanner uses spectroscopy, cloud-based algorithms, and mobile app to deliver nutritional facts -- and red flags -- about the foods we eat.
Doctors Are Drowning In Data
Technology isn't enough to improve healthcare. Doctors must be able to distinguish between valuable data and information overload.
Big Data In The Home
Home security, energy management, and health monitoring tools will bring the Internet of Things to the connected home.
Cisco's Cloud Plan For Internet Of Things
Cisco's $1 billion cloud investment is not about competing with Amazon, Google, or Rackspace to supply general-purpose IaaS. Cisco and its partners will offer a global chain of datacenters to serve as a backbone for the Internet of Things.
10 Ways To Fight Digital Theft & Fraud
IBM touts holistic approach to cyber-security, counter-fraud, and compliance efforts. Bankers, security experts, and a former White House CIO offer proactive advice.
Big Data Reaches Inflection Point
Enterprises see the light on big data opportunities. It's only a matter of time before mainstream data-management environments evolve.
Microsoft Study Touts Hybrid Cloud
Microsoft-sponsored survey of 2,000 IT pros says private, on-premises clouds and private, hosted services represent the hybrid clouds of the future.