Microsoft has packed its wearable Band with advanced sensors, cloud-powered health insights, and an affordable price. Is Microsoft ahead of the curve in this new mobile market?By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/31/201432 comments | Read | Post a Comment
AdNauseam, an extension for the Firefox version of AdBlock Plus, clicks on blocked ads to throw bad data in path of online tracking.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/29/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Twitter data will be made available through IBM's cloud and enhanced with its analytics to support enterprise apps and business decisions.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/29/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Verizon Wireless is in hot water with security and privacy advocates regarding unique identifier headers that function as what one EFF expert calls "perma-cookies." By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/29/201411 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Weather Company CIO Bryson Koehler sorts out the traits of MongoDB, Riak, and Cassandra. Best of all, he says, 'NoSQL doesn't lock you in.'By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/29/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Data analytics can improve disease-related processes to mitigate human suffering and ensure that future outbreaks are managed more effectively. By Stanton Martin Solutions Architect, SAS Institute, 10/29/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Consider these three key ways businesses can improve and transform their operations with Internet of things technologies.By Setrag Khoshafian Chief Evangelist & VP BPM Technology, Pegasystems, 10/28/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Entrepreneurs know that one big idea can give rise to a killer product -- or sink a company. CIOs can take the lead in separating hot from not.By Jonathan Marek Senior Vice President, Applied Predictive Technologies, 10/28/20149 comments | Read | Post a Comment
SAP Hana Service Pack 9 adds multi-tenancy, data tiering, and streaming analysis, while answering a longstanding cost complaint.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/24/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Yes, you still need a traditional data warehouse after beginning work with Hadoop. Here are four more fundamental points to know about the big data platform.By Ashish Thusoo CEO & Co-Founder, Qubole, 10/23/20148 comments | Read | Post a Comment
SAS Visual Analytics turns what-if analysis around, showing users what it will take to reach specific business goals.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/23/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The Internet of Things in healthcare -- a profusion of IP-connected sensors on hospital equipment and patients -- has the power to drastically cut waste and save lives, says panel.By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/22/201410 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Yahoo is committed to Apache Storm, the open event-processing platform, because it's easy to manage and scale and use for personalization as a service, among other uses, says Yahoo executive Sumeet Singh in a Q&A.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/22/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
6 Tools to Protect Big DataMost IT teams have their conventional databases covered in terms of security and business continuity. But as we enter the era of big data, Hadoop, and NoSQL, protection schemes need to evolve. In fact, big data could drive the next big security strategy shift.
Big Data Brings Big Security ProblemsWhy should big data be more difficult to secure? In a word, variety. But the business won’t wait to use it to predict customer behavior, find correlations across disparate data sources, predict fraud or financial risk, and more.