Emerging Tech

2013 Was a Lost Year for Tech Innovation

Not a single breakthrough product was unveiled -- and for reasons outlined here, Google Glass doesn’t count.

Emerging Tech

How the 'Internet of Things' Will Replace the Web

It will become more central to society than the Internet as we know it today.

IT Modernization

Now Your iPhone Can Pester You to Buy Whatever You’re Standing Next to

iBeacon sends alerts to your home screen when you're standing near an Apple store or other hotspot.

Data

Cisco’s Bad Quarter Shows How NSA Spying Could Freeze American Companies Out of a Trillion-dollar Opportunity

Bellwether Cisco indicates American tech companies are no longer welcome in Russia and other emerging markets.

Cybersecurity

Message Security 'Unconditionally Guaranteed' After Quantum Cryptography Breakthrough

You still will need good passwords.

Cybersecurity

How Hackers Compromised Links in an Obama Twitter Account: Through Email

Phishing attack may have helped the Syrian Electronic Army to gain access via a link-shortening service.

Cybersecurity

Obama Twitter Account, Campaign Group's Emails Hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army

Pro-regime hackers say the U.S. president's terrorism capabilities 'are quite high.'

CIO Briefing

Worried About Someone’s Health? Connect Their Dog to the Internet

A detailed log of a dog’s behavior could be an early warning system for its owner's health.

CIO Briefing

The FBI Plans to Sell What Could Be Millions of Dollars in Bitcoins

The size of the Silk Road seizure of the alternative currency has yet to be determined.

IT Modernization

200 Million Women Are Missing From the Internet

Governments, telcos and device makers should figure out how to get their services to women.

Data

Google Is Starting a New Company to Monetize Life Extension and Disrupt the Death Space

The new firm Calico is using big data to determine what really extends life.

IT Modernization

You Can Replace Your PC With a Smartphone. But Will You?

The Acer Extend prototype was unveiled this week in Germany.