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Why your things need the cloud

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Scott Bedford/Shutterstock<p>Every few years there is a new “next big thing” in the fast-changing computing industry. …

Pitching Digital Transformation

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jaap Bloem is a principal analyst at VINT (vision, inspiration, navigation, trends), the Capgemini SogetiLabs trend lab, specializing in impact and risk analysis for technology-driven business practices.</i><p>Convincing business executives to wisely invest in digital transformation by …

Common Sense

9 Apps That Can Change the Way You Work

Although we all fume at our phones and computers sometimes, technology really is incredible. It has changed the way we work, making it faster, easier and cheaper than ever to do business on a global scale.<p>But with a new year in front of us, productivity is top of mind for entrepreneurs, as is doing …

Navy Funds A Small Robot Army To Study The Arctic

Earlier this month the U.S. Navy's research office rented out a conference center in Washington, D.C., to show off some of its hottest new technology.<p>On display was an electromagnetic gun, and drones that could swarm around an enemy ship. But it wasn't all James Bond-style gadgets.<p>In a little side …

Global Warming

This infographic shows your life — in weeks

Tim Urban has created a wonderful series of infographics over at "Wait But Why."<p>The graphics illustrate "your life in weeks."<p>If you're an American male and you make it to the average life expectancy of just over 76 years, you'll live about 3,962 weeks.<p>If you're a American female, you'll probably …

Infographics

The awesome apps you might have missed last week

Israeli hospital rebuilds injured Syrian man's face

<b>It is not far, as the crow flies, from the battlefields of Syria to the bustling Israeli port city of Haifa.</b><p>But for one gravely injured young man, waking up after two days of unconsciousness, it was another world.<p>Mohammed is a young farmer from Deraa, where protests against President Bashar …

Middle East

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. The FAA has proposed new drone laws that could be a major headache for Amazon.</b> Under the new laws, Amazon's drone delivery program would be unable to operate.<p><b>2. Apple has hired British radio DJ Zane Lowe.</b> He's spent 12 years at BBC Radio 1 and is reportedly going to work on iTunes Radio.<p><b>3. A</b> …

Authentication

Alzheimer's researchers find molecule that delays onset of disease

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have identified a crucial molecule that could put the brakes on the damage to the brain<p>The onset of Alzheimer’s disease could be delayed by a molecule that occurs naturally in humans, research suggests.<p>The study in mice showed that the “housekeeping” …

Dementia

World's Largest Migration Tracked by Chinese Search Engine Baidu

BEIJING — The largest human migration in history — equivalent to almost every American travelling 10 times over — is being captured graphically for the first time, according to China's leading search engine.<p>The country’s transport network expected to record more than 2.8 billion trips over a 40-day …

China