HTC One X: Big Screen In Thin, Fast Phone
HTC's new HTC One X packages a big, beautiful screen in a thin and light phone. Although not perfect, it's a compelling smart phone we'd consider buying ourselves.
Olympics Tap Big Data To Enhance Security
Olympics crime fighters are using big data analysis techniques to identify suspicious activity, imminent threats, and unexpected holes that attackers could exploit.
Census Releases Data Through New API
Agencies, businesses, and individual developers can create apps using census statistics on population, age, gender, race, education, occupations, and more.
Olympics Lessons For Social Media Strategists
London's Olympic Games are generating enormous interest on Twitter, Facebook, and other social networks. Look to the Games for new ways to bolster your own social media strategies.
5 Ways To Benefit From Big Data
Big data can make all the difference in a successful CRM strategy, but it can be overwhelming. Here's how sales and marketing organizations can put big data insights to work for your customers and your business.
The Death Of 'Open'
Apple controls everything from your hands to your head. Google and Microsoft are moving in that direction, too. Here's what the end of tech populism means for the mobile ecosystem.
Who Owns Your Big Data?
Big data may be set to take off in the enterprise, but the laws protecting it have a long way to go.
SAP's Ugly (ByDesign) Baby Gets Prettier
In a sign of progress for SAP's fledgling cloud strategy, SAP improves its Business ByDesign suite, scores a big customer over Workday and Oracle, and prepares a cloud-based financials product.
Company Policy Be Damned: Employees Love Dropbox
Thirty-one percent of IT pros say their users frequently use Dropbox, according to a new survey. Half the respondents think it's led to loss or theft of confidential documents. Forbidding employees from using such services isn't practical anymore. DCS--data-centric security--could be the answer.
How Hadoop Cuts Big Data Costs
Hadoop systems, including hardware and software, cost about $1,000 a terabyte, or as little as one-twentieth the cost of other data management technologies, says Cloudera exec.
7 Deadly Sins Of Big Data Users
Sloth, negligence, gluttony...and that's just the beginning. Consider these common mistakes organizations make when assessing the meaning of large amounts of data.
What's Next For Facebook
Facebook's first earnings report as a public company was a mixed bag. Do you agree with our experts about what's next for the social network?
Facebook Phone, Or Facebook Faceplant?
Facebook is reportedly working with HTC to bring a Facebook-branded phone to market by the middle of 2013. Surely Facebook knows by now that this is a bad idea.
Windows RT Won't Run Some Old Printers
Windows on ARM was always going to need a lot of new driver work, but it appears that Microsoft's commitment to supporting devices on the low-cost Windows version is tentative. Only some printers will be supported.
NFC Phone Hacking and Other Mobile Attacks
Just by getting a few centimeters from a phone running NFC (Near Field Communications) with a malicious NFC tag you can take control of that phone. Charlie Miller demonstrated the attack at Black Hat using an Android phone and some test devices he created.
5 Facebook Rivals Hot On Its Heels
As Facebook tackles big challenges, its competitors are increasingly drawing new users and increased participation. Take a look at who's nipping at the heels of Facebook's success.
Google Now Points To Future Of Mobile
I've been testing Google Now for a few weeks on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone and the Google Nexus 7 tablet. Search innovation is alive and well.