Spy Tech: 10 CIA-Backed Investments Check out some of the latest technologies to win funding from In-Q-Tel, the venture investment arm of the CIA and other intelligence agencies. That's the first step toward use by agents and analysts.
NEXT VALLEY VIEW: NOVEMBER 28 Tune into Valley View, coming up Nov 28 at 11 am Pacific Time! As always, we'll feature some new technology in our Elevator Pitch segment, where we ask companies to pitch us (as if we were in an elevator) and then face our judging committee. For this month's segment, we've got a couple of big data players: Kaggle and Clearstory, each with a unique approach to this incredibly interesting market. Finally, SugarSync, one of the early players in the personal cloud movement will talk about how they're evolving to take on fierce competitive forces.
We'll also have Ben Milne, CEO of online payments startup, Dwolla; Justin Kan, CEO of concierge service startup, Exec; Greg Sullivan, senior marketing manager for Microsoft's Windows Phone; and Dipti Vachani, VP and GM at Texas Instruments.
We've got other guests as well, and as usual, we'll feature a few companies in our Elevator Pitch segment, and we'll be giving away an Apple Mini iPad. Don't Forget To Register For Prizes
Research: 2012 Social Staffing Survey The rise in social technology adoption is not reflected in IT hiring - yet - but this is one area where savvy business users could break into IT: While just 9% of respondents to our survey say they plan to increase staff in the area of social/collaboration in the next year, 92% of those who identify it as a top area of staffing increase say no specialized industry certs are required, and 84% are willing to train. Download Now (Registration Required)
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10 Wearable Health Tech Devices To Watch Wearable medical technology is becoming a hot commodity. As these devices come to market, they have the potential to help both patients and clinicians monitor vital signs and symptoms.
8 Cool Windows 8 Tablets As Microsoft and its hardware partners produce Windows 8 devices in droves, here's a look at some of the more noteworthy launches.
Black Friday: Unusual Apple Deals Apple rarely discounts its products, but Black Friday is the one day of the year you can save some green on a new iPad Mini, iPhone, or Mac computer.
Netflix Wants You To Adopt Chaos Monkey Netflix has made its own automated disaster testing service, Chaos Monkey, available as a free public download. Should you turn it loose on your own systems?
Why Big Data Doesn't Have to Mean Big Security Challenges As big data environments ingest more data, organizations will face significant risks and threats to the repositories containing this data. Failure to balance data security and quality reduces confidence in decision making. Join us as we discuss several requirements security and risk professionals must do to create an awareness and understanding of the associated responsibilities and risks at the highest levels of the organization. It happens Wednesday, December 12, 2012. More Information & Registration
Don't Miss Cloud Connect Silicon Valley Cloud Connect returns to Silicon Valley, April 2-5, 2013, for four days of lectures, panels, tutorials and roundtable discussions on a comprehensive selection of cloud topics taught by leading industry experts. Use priority code DIWEEK by Jan. 1 to save up to $700 with Super Early Bird Savings. Register Today!
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Research: 2014 State of Database TechnologyIT's stuck in neutral. Exciting techs like NoSQL, DBaaS, and distributed architectures are in use by few of our 956 respondents. Just 5% have Hadoop in production, and a mere 1% use Amazon DynamoDB for critical functions. What will it take to jump-start innovation?
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.