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VW Scandal: 59 Early Deaths Expected In US
News  |  10/31/2015
Researchers at Harvard and MIT estimate the health and social costs of Volkswagen's emissions deceit, including potential loss of life and a financial burden of at $450 million in the US. The latter figure is projected to be much higher without a prompt recall.
14 Creepy Ways To Use Big Data
Slideshows  |  10/30/2015
The amount of data being collected about people, companies, and governments is unprecedented. What can be done with that data is downright frightening. From bedrooms to boardrooms, from Wall Street to Main Street, the ground is shifting in ways that only the most cyber-savvy can anticipate. We reveal the creepy ways to use data now and in the near future.
Wireless X-Ray Vision Tech Tracks People Through Walls
News  |  10/30/2015
MIT researchers have developed a system called RF-Capture that can track motion like Microsoft's Kinect, except that it works through walls.
SAP CEO Bill McDermott Talks Cloud, Being 'Cool'
Slideshows  |  10/29/2015
When InformationWeek got on the phone with SAP CEO Bill McDermott, the conversation was wide-ranging and thought-provoking.
DMCA Ruling: OK To Mod Code In Cars, Jailbreak Smartphones
News  |  10/28/2015
Reviewing and modifying automotive software will be lawful in 12 months, thanks to a copyright law exemption.
Intel's Saffron Buy Spices Up IoT, Big Data Offerings
News  |  10/27/2015
The chip-making giant looks to the future of the Internet of Things with the acquisition of cognitive computing company Saffron Technology.
IBM Watson Ecosystem Expands With 6 New Partners
Commentary  |  10/27/2015
IBM announces six more companies that will create apps and services using IBM's Watson Developer Cloud.
Your Robot Replacement Has Arrived
News  |  10/23/2015
Robotic process automation can help companies operate more frugally and efficiently, though potentially at the expense of human workers.
Fitbit Hacked In 10 Seconds
Commentary  |  10/22/2015
A Fortinet security researcher says the fitness tracker can be hacked by anyone within Bluetooth range. It doesn't matter whether or not it's paired with another device.
Quest Diagnostics CIO: An Agent Of Change
News  |  10/20/2015
Quest Diagnostics CIO Lidia Fonseca aptly describes herself as an "agent of change." Under her guidance, Quest is evolving as a diagnostic services company with a host of new data-driven services on the horizon for healthcare providers. Here are the details.
IBM Fails To Offset Legacy Declines With Q3 Earnings
News  |  10/20/2015
Overall revenues fell, but the "strategic imperatives" of mobile, security, business analytics, and cloud delivered impressive growth.
Will Our Love Of 'Imperfect' Robots Harm Us?
Commentary  |  10/16/2015
Flawed robots make people more comfortable in certain settings, which is fine. But what happens when we need robots to be perfect?
'Smart' Scooter Driven To Change Your Commute
News  |  10/15/2015
A kick-assisted scooter aims to help commuters in circumstances where walking would take too long.
Gartner: 10 Radical Changes Coming To IT
Slideshows  |  10/15/2015
Gartner's Daryl Plummer paints a convincing picture of a near-term future full of robots, smart machines, machine learning, and changing mobile habits. Here's everything CIOs and IT professionals need to know to be prepared.
IBM Cognitive Colloquium Spotlights Uncovering Dark Data
News  |  10/14/2015
This IBM cognitive computing event champions advances in image recognition, captioning, and deep learning to reveal insights from mushrooming IoT and machine learning data.
Apigee, Ex-CTO Of US Aim To Make EHR Data Access Easier
News  |  10/12/2015
With backing from former US CTO Aneesh Chopra, Apigee is trying to make healthcare access easier. The API developer is rolling out a new platform that helps bridge some of the interoperability gaps when it comes to electronic healthcare records.
Microsoft Band 2: Why We Want One
Slideshows  |  10/12/2015
The updated Microsoft Band is sleek and powerful. It records more health data than you ever thought you needed.
NASA's Mars Journey: Next Steps For Mankind
Slideshows  |  10/11/2015
Sometime in the 2030s, NASA wants to land astronauts on Mars. Here's a look at what it will take to get us there.
Fairview Health Services CIO: Give Patients Their Data
Commentary  |  10/9/2015
Frustrated with a fragmented system that doesn't give caregivers or patients access to full patient data, the CIO of Fairview Health Services has the beginnings of a plan.
Cotap Aims To Put Brakes On Texting While Driving
News  |  10/8/2015
Enterprise messaging app company Cotap can now enforce corporate policies that forbid texting while driving.
Smartphones On Drones Can Hack Your Wireless Printer
News  |  10/8/2015
Weak links in network security prove easy to find with drones and phones.
GE Charges Into IoT, Cloud Analytics Space
News  |  10/8/2015
GE is going full steam ahead in its efforts to become a digital company. This includes new emphasis on IoT and analytics.
Google Pushes For Faster Mobile Web
News  |  10/7/2015
To make bloated Web pages load quickly, Google has introduced Accelerated Mobile Pages framework.
Safe Harbor Fails, European Court Rules
News  |  10/6/2015
The European Court of Justice has invalidated the Safe Harbor Framework as a way to comply with EU data laws.
Penn Medicine Taps Big Data To Save Lives
News  |  10/6/2015
Penn Medicine's modern big data initiative's applications alert doctors of at-risk patients. Penn plans to take the platform open source for other healthcare providers next year.
Cisco's IoT Strategy: Everything Connected
News  |  10/6/2015
When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail. When you're a networking company, like Cisco, everything looks like it should be connected.
ICANN CEO: Why The Internet's Future Is At Risk
News  |  10/5/2015
ICANN CEO Fadi Chehade spoke with InformationWeek about how the Internet can continue without US government oversight.
Intel's TAP Big Data Platform Gains Healthcare, Cloud Partners
News  |  10/2/2015
Intel continued with the soft launch of its open source big data application development platform TAP, adding system integrator and cloud service provider partners as well as a handful of healthcare system pilot programs.
Big Data Fails: How to Avoid Them
News  |  10/2/2015
What are the key factors that ensure the success of a big data project, and what are the factors that can contribute to failure? EMC's Global Services Big Data chief shares his perspective, gained from working with customers in the field.


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