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  • 5 facets of the coming Internet of Things boom

    Predictions that the Internet of Things (IoT) will usher in a <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2854635/the-internet-of-things-may-bring-a-new-economic-boon.html">new era of prosperity</a> get some backing in a <a href="http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/business_technology/The_Internet_of_Things_The_value_of_digitizing_the_physical_world">new study</a> by consulting firm McKinsey &amp; Company.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau30 June 15 07:26
  • One in three datacentre servers is a zombie

    A new study says that 30% of all physical servers in data centers are comatose, or are using energy but delivering no useful information. What's remarkable is that that percentage hasn't changed since 2008, when a separate study showed the same thing.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau20 June 15 02:36
  • Self-driving car technology could end up in robots

    The development of self-driving cars could spur advancements in robotics and cause other ripple effects, potentially benefitting society in a variety of ways.

    Written by Fred O'Connor06 March 15 09:55
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  • Government open data proves a treasure trove for savvy businesses

    Ever since President Obama signed the Open Data Executive Order, government agencies have been making their vast data stores available to the public. These once-secret data sets are proving a valuable business resource, too.

    Written by Cindy Waxer24 March 14 10:37
  • Big data blues: The dangers of data mining

    Companies are taking matters into their own hands with internal controls, open privacy policies, ethical codes and greater candor over how they're collecting and parsing personal data. But many wonder whether it's enough to allay consumers' fears as techniques for manipulating data multiply.

    Written by Cindy Waxer04 Nov. 13 10:05
  • Hack victims urged to share the gory details

    It may be difficult to remember now, but not too long ago, cyberattacks rarely made headlines in mainstream news. That's not to say that these advanced persistent threats, sometimes state-sponsored or the product of organized crime, were uncommon. On the contrary, they were booming. It was just that few people liked to talk about them.

    Written by Colin Neagle12 Sept. 13 16:25
  • How to nab a data scientist job

    How exactly do you make it to the data scientist big leagues? As it turns out, there is no one right path. Instead, it's largely a scramble out there on the big data field. Insider (registration required)

    Written by Julia King06 May 13 10:08