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Use These 24 Tools to Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World

Nearly a quarter, 23 percent, of Americans worked from home in 2014, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics survey. If you’re one of the …

Everything You Need To Know About The Internet Of Things

A few months ago I wrote a post called, A Simple Explanation Of The Internet Of Things where I tried to provide some clarity around what this new connected world means for all of us. In the article I mentioned some of the driving forces behind this.<p>“Broadband Internet is become more widely …

'The Internet Of Things' Will Change Virtually Everything About How Large Companies Operate

The IoT will be a diffuse layer of devices, sensors, and computing power that overlays entire business-to-business, consumer-facing and government industries. The IoT will account for an increasingly huge number of connections: 1.9 billion devices today, and 9 billion by 2018. That year, it will be …

How the 'Internet of Things' will impact consumers, businesses, and governments in 2016 and beyond

For more than two years, BI Intelligence has closely tracked the growth of the IoT. Specifically, we've analyzed how the IoT ecosystem enables entities (i.e. consumers, businesses, and governments) to connect to, and control, their IoT devices in 16 environments, including manufacturing, the …

The Sectors Where the Internet of Things Really Matters

The Internet of Things is emerging as the third wave in the development of the internet. While the fixed internet that grew up in the 1990s connected 1 billion users via PCs, and the mobile internet of the 2000s connected 2 billion users via smartphones (on its way to 6 billion), the IoT is …

Software stack from Eclipse could unleash Java developer army on IoT

There’s no single standard to link all devices in the “Internet of things” and there may never be one, but the Eclipse Foundation wants to at least make it easier for developers to code for the standards that are out there.<p>On Monday, the group released its Open IoT Stack for Java, an open-source …

MongoDB IoT City Tour STUTTGART: Analysing the Internet of Things. By, Pentaho

Dominik Claßen, Sales Engineering Team Laed at Pentaho<p>Drawing on Pentaho's wide experience in solving customers' big data issues, Dominik positions the importance of analytics in the IoT.<p>[-] Understanding the challenges behind data integration & analytics for IoT<p>[-] Future proofing your information …

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ARM releases new operating system to boost the development of IoT

Since the smartphone revolution is well underway, the question is what will be next? Two very likely candidates are wearables and the Internet of Things (IoT). The latter is the general terms used to talk about normal everyday objects, from coffee machines to door senors, that are Internet enabled …

How to Create a Ridiculously Interesting Magazine (In Four Steps or Maybe Less)

MagMaker / July 16, 2014<p>It doesn’t matter if you’re writing a blog, sharing photos, posting social updates, or curating a magazine on Flipboard: if …

11 Characteristics Of Authentically Happy People

Perhaps that's why there's such a market for happiness-related wisdom: Amazon has over 64,000 books on happiness ready for your ordering.<p>But you don't need to read every book to get a survey of the happiness literature. Below, we've combined thoughts from a few insight-packed Quora threads with the …

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Big Data: In conclusion

Some closing thoughts about Big Data, in my last post as ZDNet's Big on Data guy.<p>A little over two years ago, I was given the opportunity to write …

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Bridging the Opportunity Gap Between Business Needs and Current Business Apps

With almost 2.5 Billion Android and iOS devices in use in the world, and Gartner predicting tablet shipments to outstrip PCs next year, it looks like everyone will be running their business from the palm of their hand before Santa Claus next comes down your chimney. Apple is increasingly being …

HP Split 2-in-1 13.3" Touch-Screen Laptop - Intel Core i5 - 4GB Memory - 128GB Solid State Drive 13-g110dx

HP - Split 2-in-1 13.3" Touch-Screen Laptop - Intel Core i5 - 4GB Memory - 128GB Solid State Drive - Black/Silver<p>Model:13-g110dx<br>• SKU:1902357

Top 10 Investor Interests For Technology 2014

Want to get a head start on what angel and venture capitalists are looking for in 2014? Here are some sectors we hear whispers about from investors:<p>1. Healthcare IT<p>Healthcare insurers want to improve communications with providers and consumers as well while reducing costs and improving service. …

The coolest things technology has up its sleeve in 2014

From wearable technology to space tourism, 2014 will be a year of significant technological leaps. We take a look through some of the most ground-breaking developments of the year ahead.<p><b>Electric cars take to the track</b><p>As the name suggests, Formula E is all about electric power. The arrival of this …

Web Engineering II: HTML5 - Open Online Course

About this course<p>Become familiar with the challenges that come with the planning, development, testing, and maintenance of HTML5 apps. Web …

Best iPad Apps of 2013

2013 has been another memorable year for the iPad App Store. The number of apps designed specifically for the iPad hit the 500,000 milestone this year and is now well on its way to 600,000. By now, there are excellent iPad apps for just about any purpose. From heavy-duty productivity and business …

Impala: Another Google Inspired Platform Enters The Mainstream Data World

Amazon Web Services has added support for Impala, the Google inspired query tool developed by big data startup Cloudera. It provides real-time, parallel processing for large amounts of data. With Impala, a developer can load new or access existing data to run their queries using an SQL-like …

IDC's Top Ten Technology Predictions For 2014: Spending On Cloud Computing Will Exceed $100B

Today International Data Corporation presented their top ten technology predictions for 2014. Frank Gens, Senior Vice President and Chief Analyst at IDC hosted a webinar to present the research firm’s predictions for 2014 including the research firm’s latest cloud computing market forecast. You can …

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