Big Data Myths Persist
Big data hype has reached a level where some customers are actually avoiding labeling projects as big data, Tibco executives say.
Feds Roll Out Social Media Metrics, API
New metrics will help agencies assess their social media
performance, while API will let news organizations pull real-time data from FEMA and other agencies.
4 Big BYOD Trends For 2013
Interop Las Vegas speaker Michael Finneran and other BYOD experts discuss key trends enterprise IT leaders should watch in 2013.
FAA Drone Plan Hits Turbulence
Technology and policy issues emerge as the FAA devises a five-year road map to integrate unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with commercial flights in U.S. airspace.
Password Manager On USB Key Launches On Kickstarter
myIDkey is a secure USB device that acts as a hardware password manager. The device authenticates the user with a fingerprint swipe. It talks Bluetooth to your mobile device and you talk to it to get it to display secured data such as passwords. But you can't buy it yet; today they launched on Kickstarter for funding.
What A Data-Driven Culture Buys You
Executives who believe their companies handle and share data well are more likely to say their companies outperform industry peers, says Economist study.
Google Seeks Glass Explorers
Anyone interested in buying Google's forthcoming computerized eyewear can post or tweet in hope of receiving an invitation.
Apple iWatch: Readers Speak Out
Does a smartwatch make sense in the new world of smartphones and tablets? Does anyone even wear a watch anymore? Readers weigh in.
HIMSS Plans New EHR Testing Ground
Interoperability innovation center will let EHR vendors and other entities test their systems' ability to exchange data with other health IT systems.
HTC Claims "Best Phone Ever Made"
HTC aims high with their claims for their revamped Android smartphone. Like previous HTC phones this one is aimed at consumers with a focus on media consumption and other lifestyle features, like TV remote control. A shame it lacks microSD storage expansion.
The Office for iPad Myth Lives On
Microsoft Office for iPad makes perfect sense if you think Surface and Windows 8 are losers and even Microsoft doesn't believe in them. It's way too early to give up on Microsoft's new operating system which works with tablets as well as conventional computers, and the mythical billions it could make with an Office for iPad would lose them far more by undercutting Windows.
Texas Lassos Office 365
State reaches agreement to adopt Microsoft's cloud-based applications after forcing additional security and privacy steps.
BBC Shakes Up Online Arm
BBC, recently awash in scandal, shores up confidence in liberal corners by tapping former U.K. media minister James Purnell to lead digital strategy.
iPhone Vulnerability: Return of the Lock Screen Bypass
How do security regression errors happen? The key to preventing new code from breaking old code is proper testing. Improved automated testing helped Mozilla to cut regressions caused by security patches. In the case of the iPhone 5 lock screen bypass, a hole in the test plan may be responsible.