IT Modernization

The Future of Wearable Technology Sounds Kind of Awful

A new report out from the consulting arm of PricewaterhouseCoopers concludes that sooner or later wearable technology will catch on.

IT Modernization

Will This Google App Really Reinvent Email?

Google’s Inbox is not an email app. It is a personal assistant, a tool for reminders, and a way to quickly scan incoming information all in one.

Emerging Tech

Facebook Increasingly the Gatekeeper of Your Online Identity

The notion that the world outside its homepage remains anonymous is increasingly untrue.

IT Modernization

Five Reasons Why the Internet of Things May Already be Broken

There are some big obstacles before the internet of things can become a viable business.

Emerging Tech

The Internet Is Getting Too Big for Just One Kind of Wi-Fi

The Wi-Fi Alliance is working on two new specifications—one with much more range and one with much less.

Emerging Tech

The 'Internet of Things' May Not Always Need an Internet Connection

'Smart' objects only need to be so smart.

CIO Briefing

Inside the Hidden World of Offline Auctions for Online Property

You might expect internet domain names—the basis of any website address you visit—to be sold on, well, the internet.

IT Modernization

Google’s Latest Empire-Building Tactic: Cheap Phones

The company announced its AndroidOne initiative that will allow makers of cheap smartphones produce them more quickly.

Data

London’s Pervasive Surveillance Can Now Help You Find a Bus Seat

The local transit authority, is testing a system that will inform passengers before they climb the treacherous stairs whether the effort is worthwhile.

IT Modernization

A Tiny Technical Change in iOS 8 Could Stop Marketers Spying on You

Whenever you walk around a major Western city with your phone’s Wi-Fi turned on, you are broadcasting your location to government agencies, marketing companies and location analytics firms.

IT Modernization

The Future of Mobile Phones Doesn’t Include Phone Calls

Voice traffic on mobile networks will peak in 2015, then revert back to around 2011 levels by 2019.

Data

What Exactly Those Data Brokers Know About You

At least nine companies know more about you than Google or Facebook.

IT Modernization

Connected Cars Face One Big Problem: Staying Connected

As anyone who has ever driven through a mountainous region or remote stretch will know, it can be hard catching a signal strong enough to even make a phone call.

Data

What Somalia’s New Internet Looks Like From Silicon Valley

Internet providers rolled out fiber optic connections in nation’s capitol, Mogadishu.

Data

Why Nobody Can Tell Whether the World’s Biggest Quantum Computer Is a Quantum Computer

Scientists have been arguing for years about whether D-Wave’s device is really a quantum computer or not.

CIO Briefing

Turkey's Increasingly Troubling Efforts to Control the Internet

The country is intercepting popular DNS services, Google and others report.

IT Modernization

Commentary: I Spent a Week Using Only Mobile Internet, and So Should You

Anybody who cares about the Internet should understand how the vast majority of the world uses it.

Emerging Tech

Here’s What the Future of Car Navigation Looks Like

Carmakers have been experimenting with head-up displays in cars since the late 1990s

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