The XPrize competition promises to make Star Trek's Tricorder a reality of sorts, with the winning device a compact sensor for vital signs and a variety of diseases. Check out these mockups from the 10 finalists.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/27/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Vendors and analysts would have us believe that the Internet of Things is imminent. In fact it will be years before the obstacles it faces can be surmounted.By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 8/27/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Dearth of government-wide mobile policies hurt agencies' rollout of new mobile technologies, says Defense Information Systems Agency chief.
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Microsoft may be working on a cloud-based version of Windows to go alongside Office 365. What would be in it for customers?By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/25/201410 comments | Read | Post a Comment
While there's a role for Ph.D.-level experts, the real power is in making advanced analysis work for mainstream -- often Excel-wielding -- business users. Here's how.By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 8/25/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
As Windows Phone loses market share, Microsoft exec says HTC One (M8) and other new flagship devices could bolster demand.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/23/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Instagram will launch a new suite of advertising tools to give businesses more insight into how their campaigns perform.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/22/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
California's Cochran v. Schwan court case casts a pall over BYOD plans, but clear corporate policies can eliminate liability concerns.By Mike Jennett Enterprise IT Mobility Program Director, HP, 8/22/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Opera Software's Opera Mini browser will replace Nokia's Xpress on Nokia feature phones, but Microsoft's long-term plan for old Nokia products is unclear. By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/21/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
When a database must stay tucked away in an enterprise data center, running a dependent service in the public clouds spells "latency." Or does it?By David Fowler VP Marketing, INetU, 8/21/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Mobile malware continues to proliferate, particularly on Android devices. These four steps help counter the threat.By Julie M. Anderson Managing Director, Civitas Group, 8/20/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
For proposed V2V safety systems to work in the real world, a free flow of data between connected cars is essential. Naturally, the devil's in the details.By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/20/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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