The term Industrial Internet is one being positioned to become an important part of industry jargon if General Electric has its way. And, based on the words of its CEO Jeff Immelt at GE's Mind + Machines conference in San Francisco, the company intends this to be a reality and not a promise, and sooner rather than later. Even if this was not coming from GE it would be interesting. Because it is from GE, attention should and must be paid.
Some 233,880 people who had contact with Western Connecticut State University were vulnerable to having their private records exposed to unauthorized online access, according to the Danbury, Conn., school.
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Microsoft and Apple may not traditionally go hand-in-hand, but in the case of Skype, the two are a match made in heaven. When Microsoft bought Skype in 2011 for 8.5 billion dollars, they knew they we buying a company with great potential. Little did they know to the extent of the potential Skype would yield. Even though Skype is a Microsoft application, its popularity on Apple devices continues to grow. The popularity of Skype is shown by the sheer number of downloads on Apple mobile products: 120 million in the past few years.
As Amazon and Google duke it out in the cloud infrastructure pricing wars, computer scientists from the North Carolina State University and the University of Oregon say it's possible to conduct large-scale cloud computing tasks anonymously - for free - by abusing cloud-based browsers such as Amazon Silk, Cloud Browse, Opera Mini and Puffin, according to media reports.
For several years Piper Jeffrey's Apple analyst Gene Munster has gotten a chance to get up at Business Insider's fall Ignition conference on Digital Media to tell us all about what Apple is going to do next year and maybe beyond. It's easy enough to make predictions on these things, and easy enough to get some of them wrong - last year he was adamant that 2012 was going to bring us a real Apple Television.
Google's ad network has landed them in some hot water with the FTC. They used cookies to gather information on users of Apple's Safari Web browser in order to target ads. Since there was no way for users to opt out of having this information gathered, the FTC has ordered them to pay a $22.5 million fine.
Women are on the rise in technology. With the increased visibility of women in high-powered positions, they are becoming increasingly more prominent in the technology industry.
Android may be the favorite globally, but nationally, the iPhone wins the popularity contest.
Four out of five people prefer Outlook.com over Gmail, according to Microsoft's latest round of testing in which the company hired a research firm to recruit hundreds of Gmail users. The reasons given varied from email and spam management to photo and document sharing, as well as design and layout.
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