Fitbit vs. Apple Watch - Really a Contest?

By: Doug Mohney    12/30/2015

Like many this holiday season, I received a Fitbit (Charge HR) as a gift. There's a lot of media obsessing on how the Fitbit app hit the number one sp…

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La Technologie Francaise at CES

By: Doug Mohney    12/29/2015

Over 200 French companies will be exhibiting at CES when it opens next week in Las Vegas. Trade officials are billing France as the place for startup …

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Wheelings and Dealings: Intel Aims for IoT with Altera Acquisition

By: Rory Lidstone    12/29/2015

The number of CPU manufacturers-whether for PCs, servers and mobile devices-is pretty small. In the PC and server spaces, the majority of machines are…

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Pirate Bay's 'Hydra' Sites Shut Down by Registrars

By: Christopher Mohr    12/29/2015

According to VentureBeat, four website domains of the BitTorrent site The Pirate Bay (TPB) were recently shut down. Although no official reasons for t…

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Star Wars Technology

By: Special Guest    12/28/2015

When Star Wars first burst on to movie screens back in 1977 I was in the middle of college and my engineering studies. Now 38 years later we're waitin…

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Looking Ahead To CES: Be Afraid; Be Very Afraid

By: Rob Enderle    12/28/2015

I used to really look forward to CES, but the show has gotten so big that instead of enjoying the event, attendees have to survive it. However, based …

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The Next Generation of Drones Could Save Your Home

By: Rob Enderle    12/22/2015

I'm now starting to wonder how long it will be before a consumer can buy an armed drone. But until that happens Secom has announced they now have the …

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Netflix to Boost Streaming Quality While Reducing Bandwidth Needs

By: Rory Lidstone    12/22/2015

For those that remember the early days of media streaming on the internet, today's smooth access to high-quality, high resolution video is borderline …

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SpaceX Successfully Returns Falcon 9 to Flight with ORBCOMM

By: Doug Mohney    12/22/2015

If Elon Musk ultimately fulfills his dream of making mankind a multi-planetary species, historians will look back on the evening of December 21, 2015 …

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Five Things to Look Forward to in 2016

By: Special Guest    12/21/2015

It's time for annual predictions. Rather than trying to consult a crystal ball, I will instead offer up five things I see today that I believe will sh…

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Fun with Numbers: 'Adjusted' Dot-Bomb Financials Return to Wall St.

By: John Casaretto    12/18/2015

They say history repeats itself, but the signs coming out of Wall St. are reminding analysts of a history many don't want to repeat. Adjusted financia…

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OTT Video Primed for Christmas, But May Not Last

By: Steve Anderson    12/16/2015

Over-the-top (OTT) television has been a big topic for a long time. It's shaping a lot of the entertainment landscape and turning companies like Netfl…

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Comcast's Data Caps Enrage Customers

By: Steve Anderson    12/16/2015

The latest round of data cap information emerging from Comcast isn't sitting well with the customer base. Over 13,000 complaints have been filed with …

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Tech Products of 2015 That Kicked Butt

By: Rob Enderle    12/15/2015

As we approach the end of 2015 a number of products jump out as being far better than we'd anticipated they'd be. It is kind of an eclectic mix of ver…

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Holiday Online Shopping is in Full Force - Is Your Network Prepared?

By: Special Guest    12/14/2015

The online shopping holiday frenzy is upon us and will stretch all the way to New Year's Day. In fact, the National Retail Federation says that almost…

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4K TV Market Awaits New Differentiators

By: Tara Seals    12/14/2015

The market for 4K Ultra HD (UHD) TV services is ramping up, and most industry-watchers think it presents an effective way for cable operators to diffe…

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Insights into the Future of Technology Innovation: ITEXPO Presenter Shares Expertise

By: Susan J. Campbell    12/10/2015

In a world where technology plays a role in nearly everything we do, it's tough to take a step back and recognize whether or not this is a healthy app…

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Mozilla Offers New 'Content Blocker' for iOS 9 Users

By: Brian Carey    12/8/2015

Mozilla recently launched a "content blocker" for iOS 9. In spite of the name, the app is actually designed to only block ads that are trackers.

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Google Accused of Tracking Student Internet Activity

By: John Casaretto    12/8/2015

Low-cost notebooks have enjoyed a popular partnership with schools for some time. It should surprise no one that Google's Chromebooks are included in …

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Yahoo's Board is to Blame for Marissa Mayer's Failure

By: Rob Enderle    12/8/2015

This week folks are again focused on a failing CEO, and this one that has a severance package which falls between $160M and $60M, regardless of how yo…

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2016: Privilege the Good Customer and Fraud Reveals Itself

By: Special Guest    12/7/2015

My top prediction for 2016 is that adoption of passive behavioral biometrics for user authentication will increase. Why? Two reasons. We continue to s…

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Seven Reasons Why BPM and ACM are Essentially the Same Thing, or Should Be

By: Special Guest    12/4/2015

Why Business Process Management (BPM) and Adaptive Case Management (ACM) should be considered the same.

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YouTube, Still Unprofitable, Will Expand into Streaming Market

By: Kyle Piscioniere    12/3/2015

YouTube is looking to acquire licensed content for its streaming service, and cable companies should be terrified. Undisclosed sources told The Wall S…

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Under Construction: Next Era of U.S. Manned Spaceflight

By: Doug Mohney    12/3/2015

NASA Kennedy Space Center, Florida: the last manned flight from this location occurred in 2011. Today, diverse projects and new hardware by commercial…

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Saying 'I Do' to Resilience-10 Potential Barriers to Business Bliss

By: Special Guest    12/3/2015

10 factors to consider when building a risk-aware program for resilient organizations and communities.

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Zuckerberg Pledges to Donate 99 Percent of Stock in Generous, Shrewd Philanthropy

By: Kyle Piscioniere    12/3/2015

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has pledged to donate 99 percent of his Facebook shares - currently worth $45 billion - before his death. The generou…

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The Amazon Echo is a Bigger Initial Success than the iPod

By: Rob Enderle    12/2/2015

Every year we look for what will be the true breakout product for the holiday season. With the latest reported numbers from Amazon, it looks like the …

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Amazon Echo Now Understands 'Hunger Games,' Adele References

By: Rory Lidstone    12/1/2015

Tech gadget junkies probably already know everything there is to know about the Amazon Echo. Much like Google's short-lived Nexus Q, the device is mor…

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Toy Company VTech Left Millions of Parents, Children Vulnerable to Security Risk

By: Kyle Piscioniere    12/1/2015

A Chinese toy manufacturer's loose security has led to a massive breach of user data for both children and parents. VTech's lax security measures not …

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Top Cyber Monday Tech Deals

By: Kyle Piscioniere    11/30/2015

Here's some big news: over Thanksgiving weekend, more shoppers went online than to retail stores. This information comes before we see Cyber Monday da…

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Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk Square Off on Rocket Firsts

By: Doug Mohney    11/25/2015

On Monday, November 23, Blue Origin successfully flew the first fully reusable rocket into space, giving the company first bragging rights. Founder Je…

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Autonomous Car Technology Takes New Leap Forward With Ford, Uber

By: Larry Alton    11/24/2015

The age of the self-driving car is nearly upon us, or at least that's what major technology and automotive companies are hoping. There have been major…

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Unusual but Fun Tech Ideas for 2015

By: Rob Enderle    11/24/2015

Well, it's the week of the big sales, and many of us are planning to buy that special someone a special something. I figured I'd join my peers and poi…

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Locus Telecommunications is Challenging the FCC's Authority, Claiming Due Process Violations

By: Special Guest    11/24/2015

One of a handful of prepaid calling card companies slapped with a $5 million fine by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) for its…

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Kaspersky: Three Out of Four Users Have Trouble Spotting Big Threats

By: Steve Anderson    11/23/2015

We all know that spending on cybersecurity has been on the rise lately, as everyone from major corporations to military groups ramp up their cyberdefe…

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Don't Just Hope for a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving-Make It Happen

By: Steve Anderson    11/23/2015

It's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is this week. With people planning to hit the roads in massive numbers and head home for the holidays, memories…

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The Power Struggle Between ISIS, Silicon Valley and The Pentagon

By: Kyle Piscioniere    11/20/2015

ISIS has debunked our notion of the cave-dwelling, technologically deficient terrorist. The terror organization recruits, propagandizes and communicat…

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Engineers Reveal 5 Technologies that Star Wars Failed to Predict

By: Special Guest    11/20/2015

The top 5 technologies that Star Wars failed to predict according to Aryaka Networks engineers:

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Social Media & The New Cybersecurity Paradigm

By: Special Guest    11/19/2015

We picture the bad guys lurking outside our gates, looking for chinks in our armor (or firewalls in this case). In truth, when a breach occurs, it's m…

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Feds Ramp Up Cyber-Spending

By: Tara Seals    11/18/2015

Palo Alto Networks, FireEye, Fortinet and CyberArk Software have all put in bids for the $14 billion up for grabs in fiscal 2016 cybersecurity spendin…

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The NVIDIA vs. Amazon: The Fight For The Perfect $200 Tablet

By: Rob Enderle    11/18/2015

Writer Rob Enderle breaks down two of the hottest $200 tablets: Amazon's Fire HD 10.1 and NVIDIA's price-reduced Shield Tablet. Check out the head-to-…

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Discovery of 24-Hour ISIS Jihadi Help Desk Shows Extent of Terror Group's Reliance on Technology

By: Laura Stotler    11/17/2015

The fact that ISIS has used technology to the group's extreme advantage over the years is old news, but a new report from NBC News yesterday shows the…

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One-Stop Shop vs. Best-of-Breed

By: Special Guest    11/17/2015

The sheer size of the deal between Dell and EMC-Dell will pay $67 billion in cash and stock for the cloud computing company-has sparked all kinds of c…

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Brussels Officials: PlayStation 4 May Have Been Paris Terror Connection Tool

By: Steve Anderson    11/16/2015

Any tool has a dark side. A screwdriver, hammer, or drill can harm as readily as it can help, and it all depends on the frame of mind from which it's …

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Apple iPad Pro Promo Reveals Company's Decline

By: Doug Mohney    11/13/2015

Fanboys should start worrying. Apple's introduction and spin around the iPad Pro is not a home run hit by any stretch of the imagination. It's fast an…

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Snapdragon 820: The Future of Smartphones, According to Qualcomm

By: Rob Enderle    11/10/2015

I'm at the rollout of Qualcomm's premier chipset, the Snapdragon 820. They've been talking about this technology quietly over the last year, and it wi…

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Smart Toys Making a Big Play This Holiday Season

By: Steve Anderson    11/10/2015

The holiday shopping season has started up for many already, and with Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa only a few weeks out, toy purchases are already …

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NASA's Actual Resupply Efforts are Weirder than "The Martian"

By: Doug Mohney    11/6/2015

Two different U.S. launches, plus a Russian resupply mission, failed over the last year, forcing NASA and its suppliers to resort to "Plan C" for resu…

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Parks Associates: Streaming Media Plays Huge Role in Connected Households

By: Steve Anderson    11/5/2015

Netflix, Hulu, YouTube...these are household names when it comes to providing an evening's entertainment. A new report from Parks Associates shows jus…

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CDP: Climate Action Reaches Tipping Point

By: Peter Bernstein    11/4/2015

Other than terrorism and the continuing global economic challenges, the world stage faces few crises as pressing as climate change. So, three weeks ah…

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