Less than a year ago, we were debating whether private or public cloud would prevail. Private cloud now appears to be a clear favorite. The reason? Organizations of all sizes are getting comfortable with cloud, and vendors are providing solutions that make the adoption of private cloud straightforward and less risky.
Tired and don't want to go to the office but you have physical tasks that need to be done there? Well, help is on the way. Japanese researchers have developed Telesar V, a robot that can function in the place of a person. Unlike other virtual connections, this one comes with a 3D body suit, so the bot can mimic the person's motions and you can stay home.
Amazon's zillionth EC2 price reduction should be sending a message; businesses in general and SMBs in particular need to look beyond IaaS to find the cloud revolution. Amazon's greatest discounts are coming in more platform-like offerings.
The new iPad may not have an official name, but its mission is to make an appliance/cloud combo as good as a desktop. The question is whether the business model of wireless broadband can keep up with the technology capabilities of Apple.
The Glove-Operated Digital Hand is a mechanical device that can be controlled remotely. It was created for use in environments that are too dangerous for humans, but still need the dexterity of a human hand.
Like "cloud" the phrase "security intelligence" is used so often that it's difficult to know what it really means. Security expert Jack Danahy explains what his vision is for "security intelligence" and how to understand it.
As enterprises extend private cloud offerings and IT support to their networks of independent agents, there is more goodwill and potential IT revenue to be gained from remote IT service support over the Internet. Enterprises that consider this strategy may gain important differentiators when it comes to attracting the best independent agent sales talent.
Google is reportedly working on a pair of Android glasses that will use a low-resolution built-in camera to monitor the world in real time and overlay information about locations, surrounding buildings, and friends who might be nearby. Interested?
The AT&T notion of letting some apps "buy" the data for their users seems inconsistent with the neutrality principles designed to keep big sites from dominating the Internet. Is the principle wrong, or is AT&T's policy wrong? We need a consistent position here.