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The Biggest Problem with the Internet of Things

Security is a major concern with those who are watching the development of the Internet of Things. You can read plenty about how security problems …

Why the iPad Pro could be good for Microsoft

Apple Inc.'s new iPad — though not expected to sell like crazy — could lift the entire market for large, touchscreen slates, boosting the fortunes of Microsoft, Dell and several other hardware makers.<p>Going on sale in November, the iPad Pro comes with features and accessories designed to make it …

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When Culture Doesn’t Translate

Until recently most of us worked in organizations that were largely local. We interacted with colleagues and clients who were with us and culturally like us. Fellow staff members were often in the same building and at the very least were in the same country, which meant that they had similar ways …

How NoSQL will power the Internet of Things - Open Source Insider

Open-source NoSQL databases such as Apache Cassandra are (and will be) key enablers of the Internet of Things.<p>This is the view of Jonathan Ellis, CTO …

Has big data finally found its killer app?

For years, the open source Hadoop project for managing huge amounts of data has been in the spotlight, but it hasn’t necessarily lived up to its …

Connecting Your Data, Systems People | Domo

Everyone on the same page, all the time.<p>Run the business from your phone.<p>Domo explained.<p>Domo brings together data, systems, and people for a …

Here's Microsoft's latest big data project

Microsoft (MSFT) is hard at work on a new platform that will let developers easily build cloud computing services and mobile applications that can …

Hadoop needs Spark to light the way

Hadoop has never been in more desperate need of a lift than now. Though Hadoop has been synonymous with MapReduce for years, even ardent backers like …

Alteryx Does Self Service, Big Data Processing, Too

<b>Alteryx Analytics 10.0 brings self-service data prep and analysis to high-scale platforms with in-database processing on Amazon Redshift, Cloudera</b> …

Big Data

Food for your health.

Gifting is without a doubt a craftsmanship and it is very imperative to include some innovativeness with a sprinkle of adoration in the way you …

Dessert

How To Succeed With Advanced Analytics

While most enterprises already have business intelligence practices in place, those that employ advanced analytics are still in the minority. A …

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Microsoft Hopes To Unify Big Data And Analytics In Newly Announced Suite

Today at its Worldwide Partner Conference in Orlando, Microsoft announced the Cortana Analytics Suite. It takes the company’s machine learning, big data and analytics products and packages them together in one huge, monolithic suite.<p>Microsoft has put together the suite with the hope of providing a …

The Importance Of Design Thinking For Big Data Startups

We’ve reached a point technologically where consumers are no longer impressed by access to data, as data availability, even our own, is increasingly the norm. Instead, the usability of that data is what’s driving demand for new products and services. Even the term “Big Data” is slowly being …

Startups

What is Big Data? A super simple explanation for everyone

The term “Big Data” may have been around for some time now, but there is still quite a lot of confusion about what it actually means. In truth, the …

Big Data

Connecting Your Data, Systems People | Domo

Everyone on the same page, all the time.<p>Run the business from your phone.<p>Domo explained.<p>Domo brings together data, systems, and people for a …

Why the Internet of Things Is Big Business

For those outside Silicon Valley, the “Internet of Things” is a buzzword often associated with seemingly superfluous toys for early-adopting …

Internet of Things

Microservices – Why would I even care?

Microservices are a software architecture style that composes systems out of small independent deployment units. Usually each microservice is …

Digital ‘Exhaust’ may be the biggest Internet of Things Worry | WIRED

In-brief: digital ‘exhaust’ emitted by Internet of Things technologies may pose the biggest risk to personal privacy and security a researcher warns. …

Internet of Things

NewsFactor

Thanks for stopping by.<p>For the past 20 years, NewsFactor Network and CIO Today have been providing daily news coverage for the technology …

Mobile Technology

Facebook's next step to world domination is the Internet of Things

Facebook announced a new software development kit (SDK) on Wednesday to support the growing influx of web-connected devices for the home, like smart …

Smartphones will sport 24 megapixel cameras in 2015

Smartphones have evolved wit high-end cameras in just a few years. Around five years ago, a 5MP camera was considered the high-end option with 2MP …

The new ZenFone smartphones from Asus have bigger, badder cameras

Asus unveiled its high-end ZenFone line of Android smartphones last year at CES. At this year's show, it's building on what came before with two new premium phones: the ZenFone 2 and the ZenFone Zoom. Both devices run on Android 5.0 Lollipop, but where the ZenFone 2 iterates on last year's model, …

Mobile Technology

IBM's speedy graphene chip could lead to super-efficient mobile devices

Chips with graphene inside are theoretically quicker than plain silicon designs, but they've been slow in practice; the manufacturing process often damages the graphene, stripping away its speed advantage. That won't be a big problem with IBM's prototype radio receiver, though. The company inserted …

Google is working on 10-gigabit Internet connections, executive says

Google wants to create Internet connections of 10 gigabits per second, 10 times faster than what it already delivers to customers of its Fiber service in the Kansas City area.<p>Patrick Pichette, chief financial officer of the tech giant, said it could take as long as 10 years to create the …

Broadcom's new 5G WiFi chip promises up to twice the real-world speed

It's great to have speedy 802.11ac WiFi in a smartphone, but the technology doesn't always live up to the promise; busy hotspots and walls often slow it down. They may not be as much of a problem once Broadcom's new BCM4354 system-on-chip reaches handsets, though. It's the first mobile part to …

Apple iOS 8.2 Has Two Nasty Surprises

iOS 8.2 gets a lot right. Don’t let the Apple Watch compatibility fool you, the update is mostly about optimisations and bug fixes and in this regard it is the company’s most diligent release to date. Yet 24 hours on what has become clear is that there are two nasty surprises awaiting users.<p><b>Nasty</b> …

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If Intel Buys Altera, Look for Xilinx to Be Sold Next

A potential $10 billion-plus deal for Altera, if it happens, would likely trigger a fight to acquire its primary rival.<p>If published reports that chipmaker Intel intends to acquire another chip company, Altera, turn out to be true, it would likely kick off a rush by other tech companies to acquire …

Brilliant ideas: 5 of the smartest cities in Europe

What makes a city <i>smart</i>?<p>Is it the development and planning that go into it, or the innovative tech that emerges from its businesses and labs? Could it …