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This Rare Roll Cloud Looks Alien

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green

The video of this strange, but beautiful vortex formation was captured at sunrise on November 4 by a couple in Timbercreek Canyon, Texas near Amarillo...

The Internet of Everything: Where Technology and Innovation Meet To Make the World a Better Place

Dave Evans | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dave Evans

What will the future be like? As depicted in today's popular movies and books, the future is either one of bright promise or it's a dystopian world where today's problems have only gotten worse. It's my job to think about what the world will look like in a few years, and how our actions today will impact that future.

What Is The Cloud? (And Why Small Businesses Need To Care)

Christine Hall | Posted 11.06.2013 | Small Business

Cloud computing has come a long way to become a mainstream technology tool for business. Earlier this year, Parallels, a software company that enab...

INFOGRAPHIC: How Businesses Are Really Using The Cloud -- And What They're Getting From It

Posted 10.30.2013 | Technology

There's a lot of noise about how cloud computing is being used these days, and while the conversation can be as nebulous as its namesake, there's trut...

Who's Running The Retail Industry? It's You

Jill Puleri | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jill Puleri

As consumers, you've been enjoying a lot of power lately. Thanks to digital tools and an abundance of information, you can generally ask for and receive much more individualized service from your favorite service provider -- whether it be an insurance company, car dealer, a retailer or a bank. But this may only be the beginning.

Tackling Children's Health Problems With Technology And Collaboration

Yu Yi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Yu Yi

Children's health care is a growing concern on a domestic and global scale among parents, specialists, and policymakers. Treating this special population, particularly among those living in rural communities, ignites continual challenges including insurance concerns, limited transportation, and the low number and availability of pediatric specialists. Working to overcome these challenges can help ensure that every child reaches his or her full potential.

Cloud-Based Social Learning Can Save Lives

Beverly Macy | Posted 11.30.2013 | Impact
Beverly Macy

As we enter the fourth quarter of 2013, I am encouraged by many of the trends we're seeing in social business, social learning and the now ubiquitous cloud. One sector taking full advantage of this new convergence is the medical sector.

We Have a Secret to Share. Shhh.

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 11.07.2013 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

We have a secret to share. Shhh. I started Gov20LA five years ago with a goal to open the dialog and discussion between governments and private grou...

How A Secure Linux Cloud on IBM System z Creates an Empowered Honolulu (VIDEO)

Posted 08.01.2013 | Technology

The City and County of Honolulu sought to create a smarter city with enhanced data transparency and data access for the citizens. Honolulu first neede...

Why Behavior Change Apps Fail to Change Behavior

Nir Eyal | Posted 09.16.2013 | Technology
Nir Eyal

Imagine walking into a busy mall when someone approaches you with an open hand. "Would you have some coins to take the bus, please?" he asks. But in this case, the person is not a panhandler. The beggar is a PhD.

Grandma's Big Data, Privacy and Your Future Choices

Joseph F. Coughlin | Posted 08.25.2013 | Technology
Joseph F. Coughlin

We rarely think of older adults as being lifestyle leaders. However, the needs of an aging society combined with the availability of technology, related services and the big data they generate requires a cross-generational discussion of privacy.

Business Demand for Cloud-based Solutions Continues to Grow

Reno Charlton | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business
Reno Charlton

There is no doubt that over the past few years technology has come a long way, revolutionising life for both individuals and businesses. In an increas...

Why has Washington Become Such a Cluster Frag? Blame It on the iPhone

Tom Hayes | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics
Tom Hayes

In an era of big data and modeling, we have hand-drawn, gerrymandered political districts. In a time when you can buy a handgun with just a pulse, in some precincts you won't be issued a voting ballot without a cavity search.

Why Can't I Bring my Cloud-based Consumer Apps to Work?

Ric Telford | Posted 07.14.2013 | Technology
Ric Telford

If you're like most of us, you always keep your smartphone or tablet within arm's reach and have become accustomed to limitless access to information anytime and anywhere from an array of aesthetically designed, simple and user friendly apps.

Dropbox Acquires Popular Mailbox App

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.15.2013 | Technology

Just one month after a release that generated a waiting list hundreds of thousands of people long, the app Mailbox has been acquired by cloud sharing ...

Yes, Your Cloud Storage Provider Is Looking For Child Porn In Your Files

Cassie Slane | Posted 05.12.2013 | Technology
Cassie Slane

If you want to entrust companies with your information, go right ahead. But understand that the fine print in the terms of service may not tell the whole story.

The Future of Learning Is Hard to Predict

Maria Voles Ferguson | Posted 05.06.2013 | TED Weekends
Maria Voles Ferguson

2013-02-27-tedprizepullDr. Mitra talks fondly about the network of British "grannies" he has enlisted to teach children online and offer encouragement, but what about all the other issues that so often compromise a child's ability to learn and grow?

How Smart Is the Cloud?

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 04.21.2013 | Technology
Marcel Hidalgo

Are computers becoming independent of the user? In other words, will the virtual machine at some point in time completely control the user or even exempt the user?

The Future of the Enterprise Is "All-In" on Big Data, Mobile, Social and the Cloud

Beverly Macy | Posted 02.12.2013 | Technology
Beverly Macy

The volume of data is growing and getting bigger every day. Big data is really big. IBM says that every day, we're creating 2.5 quintillion bytes of d...

Scattered Clouds

Swami Kumaresan | Posted 04.08.2013 | Technology
Swami Kumaresan

People expect instant access to data from anywhere, and to be able to share and collaborate in ways many of us would have found hard to imagine just a few years ago. But, as is often the case, with freedom and options come complexity and confusion.

Kim Dotcom's Mega Cloud Sharing Service Attracts Massive Traffic, Privacy Concerns

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.23.2013 | Technology

Internet mogul Kim Dotcom launched his new cloud sharing service Mega this week in typical larger-than-life fashion, complete with a reenactment of la...

Kim Dotcom's New Website Is Already Having Problems

AP | Posted 03.24.2013 | Technology

SYDNEY (AP) — Indicted Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom admits his new file-sharing site is struggling to keep up with massive demand. D...

The New Megaupload Is Here And It's Bigger Than Ever

Reuters | Naomi Tajitsu | Posted 01.19.2013 | Technology

Kim Dotcom, founder of outlawed file-sharing website Megaupload, said his new "cyberlocker" was not revenge on U.S. authorities who planned a raid on ...

Get Ready -- Big (Social) Data Means Big Jobs

Beverly Macy | Posted 03.12.2013 | Technology
Beverly Macy

Companies are realizing they can't shrink their way to greatness. It's time for growth and it seems to finally be happening. In the world of big data and the social enterprise, look for an explosion.

Amazon Takes Aim At iTunes

Reuters | Alistair Barr | Posted 03.12.2013 | Technology

By Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc unveiled a service that increases competition with Apple Inc's dominant iTune...