MUST READ U.S. Military Robots Of Future By John Soat Meet robots that fight fires, climb ladders, search for bombs, and race across the battlefield. The technological singularity is near, say military strategists.
Apple CEO: Hybrid Tablets Doomed Without naming rival Windows 8 tablets specifically, Tim Cook says convertible laptop-tablet systems are kludgy compromises that will please no one. Microsoft and its tablet partners disagree.
DOWNLOAD INFORMATIONWEEK GOVERNMENT'S DIGITAL ISSUE Hacktivist and cybercriminal threats concern IT teams most, our first Federal Government Cybersecurity Survey reveals. Here's how they're fighting back.
Also: Why federal efforts to cut IT costs don't go far enough, and how the State Department is enhancing security.
10 Massive Security Breaches They make the news on a regular basis: incidents in which a company or government agency's security is breached, leading to a loss of information, personal records, or other data. There are many ways to measure the size or cost of a security breach. Some result in the loss of millions of data records, some affect millions of people, and some wind up costing the affected businesses a lot of money. Not to mention, the questions of you calculate the value of personal medical information vs. credit card numbers. Here are ten security breaches of epic scale, plus one "bonus" incident that ranks among the boneheaded moves of all time.
9 Popular Personal Health Record Tools While many consumers remain skeptical of personal health records, advocates say these tools can help patients manage medical data and interact with doctors. Here's a look at nine popular PHR offerings. View Now
Client-Side Storage with Pamela Fox Pamela Fox, founder of EatDifferent, discusses Client-Side Storage and how new APIs let you make use of powerful clients to improve both performance and user experience. Watch
Does America's Next "Road to Prosperity" lie in Rural Sourcing? The global economy has driven business out of America. In small towns, this tends to be a matter of life or death for their internal economy. At the same time, companies are finding that the quality of outsourcing their IT and development to other countries is lacking. A solution has emerged that solves both issues, rural sourcing. We discuss this trend and how it benefits the individual, America and businesses. It happens Tuesday, May 22, 2012. More Information & Registration
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GE is a leader in combining connected devices and advanced analytics in pursuit of practical goals like less downtime, lower operating costs, and higher throughput. At GIO Power & Water, CIO Jim Fowler is part of the team exploring how to apply these techniques to some of the world's essential infrastructure, from power plants to water treatment systems. Join us, and bring your questions, as we talk about what's ahead.