• Google's Virtual Reality Vision Comes Into Focus

    Google's Virtual Reality Vision Comes Into Focus

    It's safe to say that Google has a vision for virtual reality that is coming into focus.The cheap, foldable VR viewer was Google's first real foray into VR from a hardware perspective.
  • 9 Raspberry Pi Projects For Your Summer Vacation

    9 Raspberry Pi Projects For Your Summer Vacation

    Whether your organization is considering the use of big data and analytics, or has taken its first The right Raspberry Pi project can make the summer fun and educational.The Raspberry Pi is one of the two platforms that has changed the do-it-yourself embedded control world.
  • Facebook Tunes AI To Understand Text

    Facebook Tunes AI To Understand Text

    With DeepText, Facebook aims to interpret what its users want, and maybe sell something along the way.During the company's recent Q1 2016 earnings call, CEO Mark Zuckerberg emphasized the importance of AI for Facebook.
  • Office 365 Updates Add Machine Learning To Apps

    Office 365 Updates Add Machine Learning To Apps

    They are empowered Microsoft is infusing more of its machine learning into Office 365, adding in greater capabilities into Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.Meanwhile, it tweaked PowerPoint for greater flexibility when doing presentations and its Outlook to ease the scrolling and responding to messages.
  • ClubCorp CIO Sees Cloud As Hole In One For Golf

    ClubCorp CIO Sees Cloud As Hole In One For Golf

    CIO Patrick Benson said that as the organization grew, the number of systems it was trying to deal with proliferated.We need to modernize the way we were doing business," he noted in an OpenWorld Q&A session.
  • Prisma Now Lets You Turn Videos Into Works of Art

    Prisma Now Lets You Turn Videos Into Works of Art

    The Prisma app arrived this summer to turn your photos into works of digital art, and now it's doing the same for your videos."Turn your memories into moving artworks using unique video styles," the App Store description says.
  • Halloween Doodle Turns Google.com Into Playable Game

    Halloween Doodle Turns Google.com Into Playable Game

    Players are tasked with helping the feline cast out spirits by drawing the shapes that appear above a ghost's head.If they advance on Momo, she will lose one of her nine lives, so draw fast.
  • Samsung Eyes Car Market With $8B Harman Buy

    Samsung Eyes Car Market With $8B Harman Buy

    The deal will give Samsung a leg up in the connected car market: Harman's infotainment, telematics, and security systems are embedded in more than 30 million vehicles.But more than just automotive dividends, it provides Samsung with access to audio brands including JBL, Harman Kardon, and Bang & Olufsen, as well as Harman's 8,000 software designers and engineers working on Internet of Things devices.
  • Speakers Become Latest Threat to Your Digital Security

    Speakers Become Latest Threat to Your Digital Security

    Any device attached to your PC should be viewed as a threat, and that now includes your speakers.As Engadget reports, a team of researchers at Ben Gurion University in Israel created a proof-of-concept software hack that turns your computer speakers into a microphone.
  • Innovators and Essentials Video Series: Case of Bass -

    Innovators and Essentials Video Series: Case of Bass -

    In our Innovators and Essentials series, we introduce talented entrepreneurs who are on the brink of making it big in the technology and design fields.We take a look behind the scenes of their company, giving you a glimpse into the future in this original video series.
  • Airport Kiosks Let You Exchange Foreign Currency for iTunes Credits

    Airport Kiosks Let You Exchange Foreign Currency for iTunes Credits

    If you're headed back to the US and have a bunch of foreign coins jangling around in your pocket, don't just bunch of random crap at the airport or keep that foreign currency as a souvenir.As CNET reports, kiosks are popping up in airports around the world that let you exchange leftover currency for things like Google Play, iTunes, and Skype gift cards.
  • Samsung Security Cameras Hacked Again

    Samsung Security Cameras Hacked Again

    By accessing php files designed to facilitate firmware updates for Smartcam devices, the hackers were able to install a remote command execution script that gave them full control of the cameras.The vulnerability, according to Exploiteers, lies with Samsung's iWatch webcam monitoring service.
  • Hands On: Farewell SIM Cards, Hello Virtual SIMs?

    Hands On: Farewell SIM Cards, Hello Virtual SIMs?

    KnowRoaming's SoftSIM, uCloudlink's CloudSIM, and Gemalto's embedded SIM all provide remote SIM provisioning and GSM connectivity without you ever having to physically put a SIM card into your phone.The phone is tricked into thinking it has a SIM card in the slot even though no hardware is involved.
  • Defining IT Leadership: You Have a Brand New Job

    Defining IT Leadership: You Have a Brand New Job

    There's a never-ending shift in the balance between the hard tech skills and the "softer" business and communication capabilities that IT leaders need.Many years ago, the newly christened role of CIO called for that executive to sit in the C-suite coordinating all information resources and strategizing new business initiatives based on data.
  • Defining IT Leadership: You Have a Brand New Job

    Defining IT Leadership: You Have a Brand New Job

    There's a never-ending shift in the balance between the hard tech skills and the "softer" business and communication capabilities that IT leaders need.Many years ago, the newly christened role of CIO called for that executive to sit in the C-suite coordinating all information resources and strategizing new business initiatives based on data.
  • Continuous Delivery: 7 Hard-Earned Lessons for Getting it Right

    Continuous Delivery: 7 Hard-Earned Lessons for Getting it Right

    Most businesses don’t need to release new features so frequently, but everyone wants to be quicker.We’ve done continuous delivery at Rainforest for a few years now and I can attest to the benefits, but it’s tricky to get right.
  • Continuous Delivery: 7 Hard-Earned Lessons for Getting it Right

    Continuous Delivery: 7 Hard-Earned Lessons for Getting it Right

    Most businesses don’t need to release new features so frequently, but everyone wants to be quicker.We’ve done continuous delivery at Rainforest for a few years now and I can attest to the benefits, but it’s tricky to get right.
  • Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: 3-wheeled longboards. smart shirts, and more

    Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: 3-wheeled longboards. smart shirts, and more

    The latest addition to this growing category is 10Eleven9: a smart shirt that attempts to fuse high tech with high fashion.“This shirt, which looks like a traditional shirt, has the newest technology integrated,” Julia Seeler, senior account manager at Colorfy, told Digital Trends in an interview.
  • 3 Keys to Building a Successful App Ecosystem

    3 Keys to Building a Successful App Ecosystem

    Given today's threat landscape, combined with so many security options available today, it can be Openness, trust, and shared economic opportunity are among the keys to building a successful app ecosystem.It’s been nearly 12 years since Salesforce launched the first app ecosystem for the enterprise.