Apache Spark: 3 Promising Use-Cases
Spark is the shiny new thing in big data, but how will it stand out? Here's a look at "fog computing," cloud computing, and streaming data-analysis scenarios.
IoT Drives The Future Of Connected Cars
Connected cars will transform the way we interact with our vehicles. At the MWC earlier this month, it was clear that the Internet of Things, along with M2M connection, is speeding this transformation along.
NTP Needs Money: Is A Foundation The Answer?
NTP steward Harlan Stenn founded the Network Time Foundation four years ago as an umbrella group to unite and support time-synching open-source projects. But it hasn't gotten far with support.
Windows 10 Eliminates Passwords
Microsoft is bringing more personalization and security features to Windows 10, including biometric authentication to unlock a device.
Microsoft Promises Potent Azure IoT Suite
Microsoft says its data services and hyper-scale cloud will conquer Internet-of-things apps including monitoring, asset-management, and predictive maintenance. Look out IBM, Intel, SAP, and GE.
iPhone, NXP Advances Pushing NFC Mainstream
Thanks to new technology from NXP, as well as Apple including NFC technology in the iPhone 6, mobile payments are going to be huge. Here's what that future looked like at MWC 2015.
Splunk Leads Tiny Big Data Market
Splunk marks another big year, taking in more revenue than the top three Hadoop distributors combined. That's why startups want to follow in its footsteps.
Big Data Demands Big Computing
Big data has been around a long time. Here are four best practices to help you tap into the big computing power that is finally unlocking value.
InformationWeek 2014 Next-Generation IT Survey
The future of IT is all about integrating key elements such as mobile, cloud, security, and big data. Successful companies will focus on reusable components, data-based security, and automation.