I went to a Ruckus Wireless product demonstration somewhat skeptical, and left convinced that indoor location-based tracking could be the next big thing. Indeed, there are more real-life uses to it than you would have imagined.
Because of its focus on service providers and resellers, Parallels Summit provides an excellent bird's-eyes view of the direction that the cloud is heading towards. This can be invaluable for enterprises looking to formulate a cohesive cloud strategy, whether in the form of a hybrid deployment or a decision to set up their own private cloud.
Before asking Microsoft and BlackBerry to ditch their mobile platforms and make only Android phones, we need to ask ourselves if we are ready to cede the future of smartphones to just two proprietary platforms made by two companies: Apple and Google?
Sony VAIO laptops have in many ways pushed the envelope in both design and engineering, benefiting the industry as other PC makers are forced to keep up. For myself, I know I'll definitely miss seeing new VAIO laptops. What about you?
Do you find your Internet speed too slow at times, and wish for just a bit more bandwidth to complete that large download just a tad faster? Well, the research and development team at Telefonica have come up with a technology to let you borrow some unused bandwidth from your neighbors to increase the oomph of your own Internet experience.
While I'm hardly as particular about the keyboards I use, the article did bring to mind a recent grouse I found myself developing with this indispensable peripheral: I have been getting increasingly frustrated with the CTRL key.
Mind you, these are banking apps that are released by banks for their customers. If the glaring loopholes discovered here are any indications, it is that BYOD employees are at far greater risk of data leakage or account compromise than they may realize.
As we kick off a brand new year, I think it'll be interesting to start with a mention of various significant developments that will be taking place in 2014. Note that I'm not so much attempting to make a prediction here, merely highlighting a number of developments that are already taking place. So here goes.
Speaking to "60 Minutes," senior officials from the National Security Agency alleged that a foreign nation had tried to infect computers with a BIOS-level malware.
People get hacked when they get lazy and fail to practice good security measures, goes the conventional thinking. While this may be true to a large extent, preparation failed to protect a professor from having his digital realm thoroughly compromised by ethical hackers to whom he issued a challenge.