• Microsoft Snaps Up Wand Labs For Intelligent Communication Tech

    Microsoft Snaps Up Wand Labs For Intelligent Communication Tech

    David Ku, corporate vice president of Microsoft's Information Platform Group, explained how the work being done at Wand Labs closely aligns with Microsoft's goals of building the future of communication technology.The people and technology at Wand Labs will join Microsoft's Bing engineering and platform team as part of the acquisition.
  • 9 Fun Tools For Teaching Kids To Code

    9 Fun Tools For Teaching Kids To Code

    Who better to brief you on the latest in DDoS attacks and prevention than the ones working on the Young people should learn to code.Here are nine systems, programs, and websites that will help you help them do both.
  • 9 Fun Tools For Teaching Kids To Code

    9 Fun Tools For Teaching Kids To Code

    Who better to brief you on the latest in DDoS attacks and prevention than the ones working on the Young people should learn to code.Here are nine systems, programs, and websites that will help you help them do both.
  • Facebook Tests High-Speed Laser Internet Access

    Facebook Tests High-Speed Laser Internet Access

    They are empowered Facebook wants to beam you onto the web, using laser light to carry information from point to point.The goal is to create a new type of high-speed internet access.
  • Facebook Tests High-Speed Laser Internet Access

    Facebook Tests High-Speed Laser Internet Access

    They are empowered Facebook wants to beam you onto the web, using laser light to carry information from point to point.The goal is to create a new type of high-speed internet access.
  • 10 Ways To Win At DevOps: What IT Pros Need To Know

    10 Ways To Win At DevOps: What IT Pros Need To Know

    Here are 10 ideas to get you started on the right path.Actually, let's start by defining "DevOps.
  • 5 Keys To Effectively Sell IT Projects To The Business

    5 Keys To Effectively Sell IT Projects To The Business

    Before you can build an IT project, you have to get funding and support from the business side of your organization.That means that, in virtually every case, IT must justify significant expenses (and entire budgets) to the overall business.
  • 5 Keys To Sell IT Projects To The Business Effectively

    5 Keys To Sell IT Projects To The Business Effectively

    Before you can build an IT project, you have to get funding and support from the business side of your organization.That means that, in virtually every case, IT must justify significant expenses (and entire budgets) to the overall business.
  • Be Careful Who You Troll in the UK

    Be Careful Who You Troll in the UK

    Twitter might still be struggling with how to combat trolls, but in the UK, authorites have added new offenses to the list of online behaviors that could land you in hot water with the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).Released during Hate Crime Awareness Week in the UK, the rules help attorneys effectively bring legal action against social media harassers.
  • Facebook to Stop Allowing Advertisers to Target by Race

    Facebook to Stop Allowing Advertisers to Target by Race

    Facebook is making changes to its advertising products after coming under fire last month for allegedly letting promoters discriminate based on race.The social network, in response to a recent ProPublica report, announced the rollout of new tools to detect and automatically disable "ethnic affinity" marketing.
  • What Chemicals on Your Smartphone Reveal About You

    What Chemicals on Your Smartphone Reveal About You

    Researchers have devised a new method of forensic investigation that involves using chemical traces on the surface of your smartphone to form a unique profile about you.The molecules found on your device could, for instance, reveal everything from the type of hygiene and beauty products you use to clues about your diet, the medications you take, even places you have been.
  • Resell Your Google Pixel, Get Locked Out of Your Account?

    Resell Your Google Pixel, Get Locked Out of Your Account?

    It might be easy work, but if you care at all about being able to access your Google Account, we'd advise against it.Word has it that Google has disabled the accounts of more than 200 people for reselling Pixels.
  • Would You Sacrifice Sex for Online Security?

    Would You Sacrifice Sex for Online Security?

    To what lengths would you go to ensure online privacy?According to a new survey, about 40 percent of Americans would refrain from sex and give up their favorite food to avoid cybersecurity headaches.
  • Nearly Half The World is Online

    Nearly Half The World is Online

    Forty-seven percent of the world's population is online, according to a new report from the United Nation's International Telecommunication Union (ITU).At this point, there are almost as many mobile-cellular subscriptions around the world as there are people on Earth.
  • Data Journalism: It's More Than Just Charts and Spreadsheets

    Data Journalism: It's More Than Just Charts and Spreadsheets

    Today we're going to talk about data journalism, the Internet of Things, and how Keefe monitored voter behavior in real time across the country.Then we invited people- Dan Costa: How did you get access to that data?
  • Solve Your Problems With IKEA 'Retail Therapy'

    Solve Your Problems With IKEA 'Retail Therapy'

    The world is so big, it's easy to forget that we all share the same problems: a snoring partner, self-centered friend, mischievous kids, disconnected siblings.But IKEA wants to bring people together the best way it knows how: shopping.
  • Japanese Dementia Patients Tagged With Barcode Stickers

    Japanese Dementia Patients Tagged With Barcode Stickers

    Others tag their senile grandparents' fingers and toes with a scannable barcode.A company in Iruma, Japan, has developed miniature nail adhesives to help keep track of people suffering fro dementia.
  • Microsoft's Zo Chatbot Protected From Exploitation

    Microsoft's Zo Chatbot Protected From Exploitation

    The social AI learns from human interactions to respond "emotionally and intelligently, providing a unique viewpoint.Expected to launch on Skype and Facebook Messenger in the future, Zo is available now for a conversation on Kik.
  • Women's March Clogged D.C. Mobile Networks

    Women's March Clogged D.C. Mobile Networks

    Social media streams this weekend overflowed with photos, videos, and commentary from global protesters of Donald Trump's presidency.But while hundreds of thousands of people sent a figurative message by marching in the nation's capital, their literal messages were thwarted by mobile network issues.