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Royal Bank to test out Toronto company's Nymi technology

Pilot project will see 250 RBC staff and customers testing out wristband device<p>You've heard of paying retailers with the tap of a smartphone, but …

You Should Share Your Health Data: Its Value Outweighs the Privacy Risk

<i>This article first appeared in Wired on Nov 6, 2014</i><p>From genome-based therapeutics and diagnostics to pulse-monitoring smart watches, health data is …

MasterCard, RBC uses Nymi wristband to test heartbeat payment technology

Canadian startup Bionym, maker of a wearable security device dubbed Nymi, is teaming up with credit card giant MasterCard and Royal Bank of Canada to …

Between Vertica And Tableau, Sisense Is Taking Big Data Analytics By Storm

Eldad Farkash noticed that there were generally two types of business intelligence solutions on the market, both with major flaws. The first kind are back-end tools (solutions like Teradata, Vertica, Hadoop, Informatic). While they are powerful data crunchers and processors, they are expensive, …

Microsoft's next surprise is free Office for iPad, iPhone, and Android

There's no such thing as a free lunch, or is there?<p>Microsoft's Office suite for iPad, iPhone, and Android is now free. In a surprise move, the software giant is shaking up its mobile Office strategy to keep consumers hooked to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents. Starting today, you'll no longer …

Microsoft

Five questions about VR beyond gaming with three people making it happen

Looking at Facebook, Sony and Samsung, you might think the future of virtual reality is all entertainment and social interaction. While video games and movie watching are both primary components of the recent virtual reality wave, there's <i>much</i> more to the field. Matterport, a company focused on …

Taking the Open Source Enterprise Plunge | Best of ECT News

<i>This story was originally published on March 6, 2013, and is brought to you today as part of our Best of ECT News series.</i><p>Server provisioning and …

Spending on Converged Infrastructure Will Hit $17.8 Billion in 2016

According to a recent IDC study, the research firm estimates that the overall spending on converged systems in the data center will grow at a …

Mike The Architect

Calculating The True Cost Of BYOD

To hear some vendors tell it, the movement to require employees to bring their own devices—from smartphones to tablets and laptops—has the potential to add billions of dollars to corporate balance sheets as the cost of purchasing and managing the devices disappears and employee productivity soars. …

NSA Opens The Kimono On Its OpenStack

It’s not often one hears an intelligence agency talk shop, at least not in front of several thousand people at a public technology conference.<p>So the …

Europe warms to OpenStack

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit:<p>OpenStack is finally taking off in Europe, it seems. As with most cloud infrastructure, uptake has been somewhat behind …

Here’s why CERN ditched OpenNebula for OpenStack

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>CERN, Europe’s big particle physics lab, had been what might be termed showcase deployments of OpenNebula, the OpenStack rival …

Physics

Fitbit One review

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Fitbit One</b> offers an intuitive way to track and analyze your sleep, the steps you take, stairs climbed, and calories burned. Small and light, the One is very portable. Its OLED screen, which has a clock, is easy to read. It sends data to phones over Bluetooth.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Fitbit One’s …

Wearable Technology Market Set to Explode, Could Reach $50 Billion, Says Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse has issued a report on the rise of the wearable technology market, which, it says, has hit "an inflection point" and will have "a …

Review: GolfSense sensor and app help you fix your golf swing

I’m a geek, and I’m a golfer. As such, the $130 <b>GolfSense Glove-Based Sensor system</b> seems like a gadget designed just for me. The Sensor itself is a …

Melon: A Headband Mobile App to Measure Your Focus

Everybody has moments where their focus is a little off. There are some who just never into a groove and focus on what needs to be done. Of course, …

Google Glass will soon be invisible – and the new normal

Advertisement<p>38 Comments<p>Credit: Noah Zerkin<p><i>“There are three sides to every story: Your side, my side, and the truth. And no one is lying.” – Robert</i> …

Google Glass

A Google Glass rival emerges from an upstart in Japan

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Japanese entrepreneur Takahito Iguchi wants people to see the world through other people’s eyes. But as a less ambitious …

BlackBerry expands its World: New Q5 phone and promises of BBM on iOS, Android

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: BlackBerry<p>What a difference a year makes. At last year’s BlackBerry World event, the company was still working on its …