iOS app Android app

The Cloud

The Heartbreaking Case For Google Photos

Damon Beres | Posted 07.24.2015 | Technology
Damon Beres

I take pictures of exceedingly dumb things -- my cat sniffing a bunch of kale, my drunk friend at an ATM -- and I sometimes think it's because, nine years ago, my dad's memory was shattered by a brain tumor that ultimately took his life.

An Adventure In Technology Land: Upgrading My Phone

Laurie Levy | Posted 06.09.2015 | Fifty
Laurie Levy

I didn't understand what to do with half of the choices on my old phone. Now I will have even more choices to ignore.

Still Waiting for the Cloud to Pass?

Jan Golden | Posted 05.09.2015 | Fifty
Jan Golden

You can hardly get through an article or news story about technology without hearing about the cloud. It's one of those buzzwords that's impossible to avoid. But what the heck is the cloud? What can it do for you? What if the cloud "breaks"?

Has The Future-Proof Future Arrived?

Rob Norman | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Rob Norman

CES showed us "new new" things (who can resist a self-balancing skateboard from IO Hawk?) as well as iterations of old new things, but the overwhelming impression this time was that CES was for us, not just Marty Mcfly or the Jetsons.

5 Major Trends That Will Impact Small And Medium Businesses In 2015

Joyce Maroney | Posted 03.07.2015 | Small Business
Joyce Maroney

The technology that most people carry in their pockets in the form of a smartphone makes it increasingly easy for them and their employers to participate in the 5 major trends we see impacting the SMB workplace in 2015.

Save, Scale, Secure: Why Small Businesses Should Take to the Cloud

Daniel Marcus | Posted 01.06.2015 | Technology
Daniel Marcus

To put it in accounting terms, using cloud computing, the spend on technology will no longer be a capital expense, but rather an operational one.

Google and Apple Aren't Letting Police Into Your Phone. What Does That Mean in the Fight Against Crime?

John Roman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.23.2014 | Crime
John Roman, Ph.D.

As technology evolves, the bigger questions are worth considering, because the day when media devices "go dark" and become completely inaccessible to law enforcement may be coming.

Katla McGlynn

Welcome To HuffPost Comedy's First Podcast! | Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.17.2014 | Comedy

HuffPost Comedy Editors Carol Hartsell and Katla McGlynn spend all day looking at funny things on the Internet. Now, they have a podcast. This is "Too...

Louis C.K. Was Right About The Cloud All Along

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.02.2014 | Technology

Comedian Louis C.K. has been known to drop truth bombs in his standup, but in this 2012 interview with Jimmy Kimmel, he seems to predict the future. ...

Three Questions About the Aereo Supreme Court Case That Desperately Need Answers

Elyssa Pachico | Posted 06.29.2014 | Technology
Elyssa Pachico

It's now up to the SCOTUS to answer what's arguably the most important Aereo question of all: What's the future of TV going to look like?

The Evolution of the Developer

Ben Uretsky | Posted 04.26.2014 | Technology
Ben Uretsky

Businesses that are agile and willing to embrace cloud infrastructure will have an advantage over ones that don't. And employers willing to accept the developer's newfound prominence will fare better than ones that are slow to adjust.

The "Cloud" Is Dead, Long Live the Cloud

Matte Scheinker | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology
Matte Scheinker

Two young fish are swimming along when an older fish passes and says, "G'morning, how's the water?" The pair continues swimming then one turns to the ...

Five Ways the Cloud Will Change Your Professional Life in 2014

Matte Scheinker | Posted 03.08.2014 | Technology
Matte Scheinker

Most legitimate services offer similarly high levels of security so if your provider is more exposed than Miley Cyrus' tongue, move your important files to a more secure alternative.

Don't Let Your Family Photos Fade Away

Heather Spohr | Posted 02.22.2014 | Technology
Heather Spohr

If you're anything like me, you're the type of person who wants to preserve family memories (and your record of family road trips) for posterity. And of course, if your family is anything like mine, you're also likely to find that easier said than done.

Rachel Levy Lesser: These Plans Were Made to Be Broken

Rachel Levy Lesser | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Rachel Levy Lesser

What's taken me by surprise, at least lately, is that I am often pleased when those scheduled-in-advance plans get canceled. They always sound like good ideas when I make them, yet as it gets closer to the time, not so much.

Farah Mohamed

As NSA Revelations Drizzle In, Cloud Companies Worry About A Thunderstorm | Farah Mohamed | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As revelations about the National Security Agency's secret surveillance continue to trickle out, cloud companies are feeling the fallout...

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...

Saving Lives From Afar: Bridging The Knowledge (& Distance) Gaps In Health Care With The Cloud

Jeffrey Burns, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jeffrey Burns, MD

It was a child who nearly died that made me realize just how drastically my profession had to change. Because nearly 8 million children died in 2010 before reaching the age of five, in large part because of imminently treatable illnesses, and because 57 countries globally are facing a human resources health crisis and of those countries, each only has 1.13 doctors per 1,000 inhabitants, compared with 13.22 per 1,000 in the U.S.

Have You Made Your Arrangements II?

Francis Levy | Posted 11.25.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

The mourning process is constantly changing. Just as attitudes towards sex have evolved over the years, so too has mourning. Once an activity associa...

aatranslations Transforms Its Business with IBM SmartCloud Engage

Posted 08.01.2013 | Technology

Learn how aatranslations takes advantage of the guest model in IBM SmartCloud Engage Cloud Collaboration Services to work with translators and custome...

Why Keeping Your IT Team Focused on Fire-Fighting is Hurting the Business

Ian McVey | Posted 10.01.2013 | Technology
Ian McVey

Most IT teams today know that a good amount of their time is going to be spent doing routine maintenance and fire fighting tasks. Network data demands...

Smaller Cities Engage Citizens Through Small Business Innovation

Katharine Frase | Posted 08.19.2013 | Technology
Katharine Frase

People say they'd like to influence or actively participate in their local government. In fact, according to a Civic Plus Digital Citizen Engagement survey, nearly half of those polled want to provide input in their municipal government. But turning this interest into action is one of the biggest roadblocks to implementing local community ideas. How can local municipalities tap into the increasing power of social and mobile technologies to create a community of active influencers?

Education Unplugged 101

Wendy Adams Mendenhall | Posted 08.11.2013 | Impact
Wendy Adams Mendenhall

Welcome to Education Unplugged 101. For the next 12 weeks, you are invited to participate in this major renovation, rewiring, rewriting, and revoluti...

Timothy Stenovec

The Danger Of The Cloud | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 04.25.2013 | Technology

For six days in March, Tienlon Ho was locked out of her Google account. "I couldn’t finish my work or my taxes, because my notes and expenses we...

Big Love Meets Big Data

Colleen Glenney Boggs | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment
Colleen Glenney Boggs

Jane Austen, take heed: It is a truth universally acknowledged that a man with a fortune is in need of a reality show to find him a mate.