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These Are The Five Key Battlegrounds For The Big Tech Platforms In 2017

Technology companies will increasingly invest in artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and other emerging tech next year.<p>Large platform companies like Amazon, Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft want to provide the operating system for our lives, and they will fight hard in 2017 to establish …

Tips on protecting devices from hackers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Billions of fitness trackers, medical implants, surveillance cameras, home appliances, thermostats, baby monitors and computers in …

Homeland Security

These 6 new technology rules will govern our future

Technology is advancing so rapidly that we will experience radical changes in society not only in our lifetimes but in the coming years. We are already seeing how computing, sensors, artificial intelligence, and genomics are reshaping entire industries and our daily lives.<p>As we undergo this rapid …

Artificial Intelligence

Bad News: We May Have an IoT Problem on Our Hands

The Mirai botnet attack should cause investors to rethink the growth potential of the Internet of Things.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) -- which …

Internet of Things

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What AI Can and Can’t Do

Many executives ask me what artificial intelligence can do. They want to know how it will disrupt their industry and how they can use it to reinvent their own companies. But lately the media has sometimes painted an unrealistic picture of the powers of AI. (Perhaps soon it will take over the …

The Most Important Thing That Great Innovators Do Differently

I spent most of my adult life working in some of the world’s most challenging business environments. For 15 years, I managed and consulted for media businesses in places like Warsaw, Kyiv and Moscow. It was a difficult, but incredibly rewarding experience, both personally and professionally.<p>In …

Innovation

The Top Four Mistakes That Make Business Leaders Awful Storytellers

“Sorry, let me just tell a quick story” is the fastest way to lose your audience before you even begin.<p>If “storytelling” is a common buzzword in the business world, it’s for good reason–narratives make for effective communication. But the practice has become a victim of its own success. Suddenly, …

4 Simple Questions Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Always Ask Their Employees

They're also great for fostering open dialog and developing meaningful work relationships.<p>I've written often on the power of transparency--the backbone of trust--that brings teams together to produce great work. Trust simply cannot happen without it.<p>And if you're in a leadership role, I caution …

Exercise Changed This Neuroscientist’s Life And Now She Wants To Change Yours

New research is increasingly discovering the benefits of physical exercise for the brain.<p>Devoted to solving intricate physiological questions about the brain for almost her entire adult life, Wendy Suzuki, a neuroscientist at New York University, was proud of her work. But the long hours dedicated …

The Brain

How Artificial Intelligence Will Redefine Management

Many alarms have sounded on the potential for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to upend the workforce, especially for easy-to-automate jobs. But managers at all levels will have to adapt to the world of smart machines. The fact is, artificial intelligence will soon be able to do the …

The Paradox of Acceptance

As therapists increasingly incorporate mindfulness into their work, they’re discovering what Buddhists have known for centuries: everyone (even those …

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship. Whatever the challenge, you have to see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move through it …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Ways Managers Can Totally Blow It With Employees

Want loyal followers? You'll really want to avoid these negative habits.<p>Have you noticed (I hope) how the best leaders have a keen sense of the things they need to avoid doing to keep leading at a high level?<p>Whether it's focusing less on themselves and putting the spotlight on their followers (what …

3 Science-Backed Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything in Life

Overthinking is both a blessing and a curse. While some see it as a sign of a curious, analytical brain primed for problem-solving, others believe it …

Inspired by nature: the thrilling new science that could transform medicine | Laura Parker

Jeffrey Karp is at the forefront of a new generation of scientists using nature’s blueprints to create breakthrough medical technologies. Can bioinspiration help to solve some of humanity’s most urgent problems?<p>In the summer of 2005, Jeffrey Karp, a bioengineer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) …

We just entered an alarming 'new era' of global warming

The Earth permanently passed a global warming threshold last year that alarms climate scientists and has profound consequences for everyone alive …

Genetically engineered humans will arrive sooner than you think. And we're not ready.

"What's happening is bigger than any one of us": a conversation with historian Michael Bess.<p>Artificial intelligence has become the pet anxiety of luminaries like Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Stephen Hawking. They have all expressed concerns about our Promethean quest to develop machine intelligence, …

Organizations Can’t Change If Leaders Can’t Change with Them

When it comes to organizational change, failure continues to be more common than success. In a survey of nearly 3,000 executives about the success of their enterprise transformation efforts, McKinsey discovered the failure rate to be higher than 60%, while Harvard Business Review conducted a study …

Glenn Research Center

NASA.gov brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and …

Scientists explain how happiness makes us less creative

Corporations intent on making employees more engaged and creative are focusing on happiness as the answer. Chief Happiness Officer is an actual job at many companies.<p>But most scientists say that creativity calls on persistence and problem-solving skills, not positivity. Computational scientist Anna …

Creativity

We Need Creativity To Survive. So Why Are We So Suspicious Of It?

Vomit. Poison. Agony. These are among the words participants used to describe their feelings in two 2010 University of Pennsylvania experiments. Researchers measured more than 200 peoples' reactions to creative proposals for dealing with stubborn problems. They overwhelmingly found that rather than …

How massive DDoS attacks are undermining the Internet

Michael DeCesare Contributor<p>Michael DeCesare is CEO of ForeScout.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Modernizing our voting procedures to reflect 21st century realities<p>On Friday morning, I awoke to find that our company-wide single sign-on and cloud storage was disrupted due to the massive distributed …

Why Siri Needs to Get Smarter Faster

Apple is surprisingly good at building great AI. But is it good enough to beat Google?<p>Apple is the most successful company in the world. But future success for Apple depends to a surprising degree on artificial intelligence.<p>When you think of Silicon Valley’s AI leaders, Apple may not immediately …

Cyber attack: hackers 'weaponised' everyday devices with malware

Hundreds of thousands of devices such as webcams and DVRs were infected with malicious code to create a so-called ‘botnet’ to target leading sites<p>The huge attack on global internet access, which blocked some of the world’s most popular websites, is believed to have been unleashed by hackers using …

Cybersecurity

Meet BugFinders, the British company crowdsourcing the art of app testing

We meet the British company that can draw upon the talents of 55,000 testers to help spot bugs<p>If you’re charged with finding critical bugs in the …