Amazon Echo Wants To Talk With You
With its invite-only beta phase behind it, Amazon Echo will be available for sale in the US next month with several new features, including connected-home options, Google Calendar, and Audible Audiobooks.
Pebble Time Smartwatch Available For Preorder
Pebble, the Kickstarter success story, continues its upward climb through the wearables market thanks to a deal with Best Buy, which has exclusive preorder rights for its Time smartwatch.
CFO Data Needs: How IT Stacks Up
If you think about how the data is going to be presented and used by the CFO's group, the technological decisions to ensure data accuracy and determine types of data you present actually become easier.
Big Data Moves Toward Real-Time Analysis
The data warehouse, as valuable as it is, is history. The most valuable data will be that which is collected and analyzed during the customer interaction, not the review afterward.
Amazon Applies Machine Learning To Improve Reviews
Amazon.com has for several years capitalized on machine learning for its recommendations that come with customer purchases on the retail site. Now, it's extending those efforts to product reviews and star ratings to enhance customer experiences.
Why Humans Don't Trust Robots, AI
AI and robots are entering the workplace, but humans don't trust them. Here's why, and what we can do to make them more trustworthy.
IBM Aims To Ease Data Sharing For Police, Emergency Services
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.
Apple Watch 2: 8 Features We Really Want
Apple Watch is barely here, and yet the rumor mill is churning in full force about Watch 2. Here are some of our own ideas on what we'd like to see Apple do next.
FCC: Subsidize Rural Broadband, Block Robocalls
The FCC voted 3-2 to extend and reform a program that would help low-income Americans gain access to the Web through subsidies. The commission is also allowing customers to block spam and robocalls.
E3 2015: Our Top Video Game Picks
From the most beautiful to the most weird, we give you the lowdown on the hottest games from this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo. C'mon, you know you wanna play.
4 IoT Skills IT Pros Need
If enterprises adopt IoT guidelines put forth in a recent study from Accenture and Fjord, it could fundamentally change the way you go about your job as an IT pro.
IT Pros: What's In Your Bag?
We'd love to see what you carry with you to get your job done -- and have you join the conversation about what works and what doesn't for mobile IT pros.
E3: 8 Hot Video Game Trends
E3 is where all the action is when it comes to video games. Here are the biggest trends coming out of the Expo.
600M Samsung Smartphones Vulnerable To Hacking
A report from a security firms finds that Samsung's smartphones are vulnerable to attacks thanks to replacement software in the SwiftKey keyboard. However, it's not really Samsung's fault.
8 Ways MDM Can Ease IT Pain
Mobile device management is more than a security tool. Here's how your IT organization can draw value from MDM.
OPM Breach Offers Tough Lessons For CIOs
While your enterprise may have a chief information security officer and a robust data governance department, CIOs and IT organizations are the ones on the front lines of protecting enterprise data. What lessons can we draw from the OPM breach?
'Leap Second' Clocks In On June 30
It doesn't sound like a big deal, but every second counts in the Network Time Protocol upon which the Internet and all apps that synch with it are based.