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  • 3D printing makes its move into production

    The use of 3D printing for finished goods is about to disrupt manufacturing and supply chains in a big way. Here's why, and here's how IT will be critical to that transition.

    Written by Robert L. Mitchell13 Aug. 14 20:56
  • Broadband faces a fork in the road

    As Google and AT&T race to provide super-fast 1 gigabit fiber networks to power users, more than a quarter of U.S. homes still have no broadband service at all.

    Written by Matt Hamblen11 April 14 20:30
  • New Dell won't abandon the PC

    Dell officials vow that the company will continue making acquisitions and will remain committed to its struggling PC business once its $24.9 billion deal to go private is complete.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus and Agam Shah23 Sept. 13 10:08
  • Fear of NSA snooping could hurt U.S. cloud vendors

    Edward Snowden's revelations about the U.S. government's data collection program could cause U.S. providers of cloud-based services to lose 10% to 20% of the foreign market to overseas rivals.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau26 Aug. 13 10:10
  • Businesses adopting robots for new tasks

    Thanks to better sensors and other tech advances, robots are being used for new applications, including quality control.

    Written by Esther Shein01 Aug. 13 13:30
  • China likely to become No. 1 in supercomputing this week

    China has produced a supercomputer capable of 54.9 petaflops that will likely be recognized as the world's fastest system this week with the unveiling of a new Top500 list.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau17 June 13 10:17
  • Senate set to sniff 'stinky onion' immigration bill

    With his H-1B fight over and lost to the tech industry, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) lashed out in the minutes before the Senate Judiciary Committee's final vote on the controversial immigration bill.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau03 June 13 10:15
  • Chinese hackers master art of lying low

    China's remarkable success in infiltrating U.S. government, military and corporate networks in recent years shouldn't be seen as a sign that the country is gaining on the U.S. lead in cybertechnology, security experts say. They're just very persistent and very good at remaining undetected for long periods of time.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan20 May 13 10:14
  • Chinese hackers master the art of lying in wait

    The remarkable success that Chinese state-sponsored groups have had in infiltrating U.S. government, military and corporate networks in recent years should not be mistaken as a sign of growing technical superiority over the U.S. in cyberspace, security experts said.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan08 May 13 15:57
  • Security concerns bedevil Chinese outsourcing

    China's plan to create a competitive outsourcing industry was hit with another blow last month with the release of a report that lay bare, in ways never seen before, the extent of the security risks of working in the country.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan, Patrick Thibodeau11 March 13 10:19
  • HP's woes persist as Autonomy deal goes bad

    Hewlett-Packard vows to 'aggressively' seek recompense for alleged fraud on the part of U.K. software vendor Autonomy, which HP acquired in a $US10.3 billion deal last year.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus03 Dec. 12 11:16
  • The Grill: Healthcare CIO Catherine Bruno

    Catherine Bruno, vice president and CIO of Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, is also executive sponsor of the Bangor Beacon Community grant program, which brings together a dozen local healthcare organizations focused on improving healthcare while reducing costs through the use of IT.

    Written by Mary K. Pratt19 Nov. 12 11:20
  • Campaign 2012: Mining for voters

    Big data, analytics and mobile apps are enabling smaller political campaigns and advocacy groups to be more effective when it comes to winning over voters and raising money.

    Written by Robert L. Mitchell29 Oct. 12 10:48
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