Do Cities Need Texting Zones?
New York state is planning pull-over texting "zones" on some of its highways to reduce driving accidents. Should cities follow suit?
Feds Warm Up To LinkedIn
Government IT managers have been cautious about using LinkedIn, but odds are activity will soon rise due to federal travel restrictions and greater comfort with the platform.
Oracle OpenWorld: 5 Rants And Raves
Oracle OpenWorld delivered big news and a consistent message. It also repackaged old news, bashed big data tools and avoided license cost and complexity issues.
How To Grow An Analytics Career
Radhika Kulkarni, VP of advanced analytics R&D at SAS, shares her lessons for making the most of your education and work experiences.
Big Data Profile: Olly Downs, Globys
Olly Downs, senior VP of data sciences at marketing analytics firm Globys, spends his days finding the delicate balance between effective and creepy when it comes to personalized marketing.
Twitter Gets Pushy And Personal
New feature will push notifications to your mobile app when it finds interesting people or content. Here's how to turn it on and off.
Oracle's Cloud: What's Really New?
If Oracle's 'new' cloud services sound familiar, that may be because they've been announced before. Here's a rundown on the real cloud news.
DATA Transparency Bill Needs More Work
Proposed legislation aims to improve data accountability and transparency in government. Revisions have improved the bill, but some elements still need attention.
Online Ad Blocking Spreads
Taking a stand against ads lets online companies push back against Google. And users continue to vote with their clicks for ad blocking.
Couchbase Takes NoSQL Mobile
Couchbase JSON Anywhere strategy brings NoSQL database to iOS, Android and the cloud, challenging SAP and MongoDB in the process.
Medicine Must Get Social
Patients find a lot of good -- and bad -- healthcare information online. That's why doctors need to be as digitally literate as their patients.