Linux Foundation: Open Source Code Worth $5B
In an effort to place a more definitive financial value on open source code, the Linux Foundation has released a report that estimates the development costs of its Collaborative Projects.
Google, NASA Bet On Quantum Computing
Organizations such as NASA and Google continue to invest in quantum computing even while questions are asked about whether it exists. Can a company called D-Wave deliver?
IBM Wants To Bring More IT To Big Data
With its new emphasis on cloud and analytics, IBM doesn't have time to wait around for data scientists to get their PhDs. Now Big Blue wants to train more IT pros to analyze big data.
NASA Discovers 'Flowing' Water on Mars
David Bowie's famous question -- "Is there life on Mars?" -- remains unanswered, but NASA says it has found the key to life flowing across the planet's surface.
GE: IoT Makes Power Plants $50M More Valuable
GE preps general availability of its Predix analytics platform, says managing utility output with Internet of Things data will increase an electric plant's value by $50 million over its lifespan.
Blue Cross CIO: Big Data Can Fix Healthcare Quality, Costs
The Axis big data initiative at Blue Cross Blue Shield Association incorporates more than $350 billion in annual claims, 36 million provider records, and more than 700,000 BCBS patient reviews, all with the goal of helping healthcare consumers make informed decisions. BCBSA CIO Doug Porter takes us through the project.
MapR Drafts JSON To Work With Hadoop
Adding JSON to MapR-DB bolsters the trend of moving Hadoop from ETL to real-time analytics. This means vendors are placing their products and services one step ahead of what their enterprise customers.
8 Epic Software Fails: From Volkswagen To IRS
While Volkswagen's recent software scandal raises serious ethical concerns, it's certainly not the only remarkable software failure this year. Here's a rundown of what can happen when good software goes bad. As we head into fourth quarter 2015, we can't help but wonder what's next.
Where Cars Fit In The Future
Cities are crowded, and in the years ahead, the transportation industry will have to adapt as more markets have less room for private cars.
Amazon Robotics: IoT In The Warehouse
The real magic of robots and the Internet of Things is happening right now at Amazon's vast fulfillment warehouses in the US. See what it's all about, and learn how simple robotics can transform your organization's logistical needs.
Volkswagen's New CEO Brings Software Know-How
Taking over from Martin Winterkorn, former Porsche chairman Matthias Muller will try to regain customer trust for Volkswagen in the wake of its emissions cheating scandal. Holding a master's degree in computer science, Muller brings a familiarity with software that may help the automaker emerge from its crisis.
Big Data Ethics: 8 Key Facts To Ponder
There's a lot of gray area when it comes to the ethical collection, use, and analysis of data. Consider these 8 issues organizations should ponder when assessing their data use practices.
WAN Redesign Sparks New IT Ideas For Esselte Group
What started as a project to improve Esselte Group's WAN has led the company's IT leadership to start thinking about how to redesign its IT infrastructure. The project earned the company a spot in the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100.
12 Hottest Video Games For 4Q 2015
The most wonderful time of the year for video game fans is from now until December. Check out our list of the best games slated for release this fall and winter (plus a bonus title to look forward to in early 2016).