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The Plot for Tech to Drive You Crazy

Robin Raskin | Posted 12.16.2014 | Technology
Robin Raskin

I bought my eighty-something-year-old mom her own iPad this year thinking about how much joy it would give her. First task was to get some music. Do you have any idea how many passwords it takes to get a song off the web?

2015 - The Year of the Message App for Consumers and Business

Beverly Macy | Posted 12.10.2014 | Business
Beverly Macy

Something has been missing. The ability to communicate one-to-one privately has been lost in the world of social applications. Many-to-many has a place and is relevant much of the time.

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

Daniel Marcus | Posted 11.06.2014 | 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.

California Continues to Lead the Nation in Child Privacy Protection

Jim Steyer | Posted 12.06.2014 | Technology
Jim Steyer

As technology transforms every facet of our lives, educators are implementing exciting new tools that will help our children learn the critical skills they need and prepare them for the 21st Century economy. California has taken the lead in ensuring these new innovations are incorporated into our classrooms in ways that protect student privacy.

Code Junkies, Mega-Software and the Decline of American Innovation

Alan Trefler | Posted 10.26.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alan Trefler

I once read that writing clear specifications for software was a good idea and that not having them would be like not having architectural blueprints for a building project. And blueprints don't make buildings, right? But what if they could?

Is This Perfect Face In The Clouds For Real?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 08.22.2014 | Green

We've all played the game where you identify shapes in the clouds. You might have seen horses, monsters, waves and even the occasional face. But have ...

'Sex Tape' and the Internet of Things

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

"Nobody understands the cloud. The cloud is f***ing mysterious." This, exasperates Jay, one of a couple who has taped his wife and himself performing ...

The Future Of Programming: 5 Reasons To Code In The Cloud

Andrew J Solimine | Posted 09.21.2014 | Technology
Andrew J Solimine

The modern day coder looks less and less like computer programmers of the past -- by way of cloud-based platforms and more accessible Learn to Code courses, we're seeing a democratization of coding, leading to a range of new stakeholders involved in the creation of innovative technologies.

This Cloud Proves What Michiganders Have Known All Along

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.25.2014 | Green

If someone were looking for a sign of Michigan's indisputable awesomeness, this might be it. Imagine looking at the sky to see rays of sunlight ill...

Cloud Schools: An Educational Revolution

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 08.23.2014 | Education
Ricardo B. Salinas

Today in Mexico, politicians are paying more attention to education. It would be worthwhile to consider new experiences that go beyond cosmetic changes and to visualize the future of an education guided by the natural curiosity of children.

A Layman's Guide To Cloud Computing

David Kramer | Posted 08.10.2014 | Small Business
David Kramer

Hopefully this discussion will shed some light for those not directly involved in the information industry. It will also help you to answer the question, "Should I be in the cloud, and if so how do I get there?".

Timothy Stenovec

Good Luck Trying To Quit Amazon

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.29.2014 | Technology

You may want to quit shopping at Amazon these days, considering how the whole blow-up with Hachette is going. Amazon has come under fire for its ha...

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?

How the Tech Industry Can Help Save the Climate

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 06.04.2014 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

If cloud computing were a country, it would rank sixth in the world on the basis of how much electricity it uses, and the amount of data shuttling around the world is expected to triple in the next few years as more and more people get connected.

Enough of the Cloud Already, What Is Next for Enterprise Technology?

Richie Etwaru | Posted 05.31.2014 | Technology
Richie Etwaru

Business leaders interested in the future of enterprise technology should stop thinking of "the cloud" as a noun and start thinking about "clouding" as a verb.

Which Businesses Will Succeed in a Perfect Storm?

Debbie Messemer | Posted 05.17.2014 | Business
Debbie Messemer

Companies that align all their people on their vision, strategy and goals will be in best position to quite possibly become the companies that spark the next new business term and hot segment.

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.

VERY Good News For PlayStation Fans

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

Feeling sad that you can't play old PlayStation games on your brand-new PlayStation 4? Cheer up! On Tuesday, PS4 maker Sony announced a new service...

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.

War Clouds

James Moore | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology
James Moore

Now there is another trend that investors are chasing, and it goes beyond the cloud. Convergence of storage, networking, and processing, and operating them at great speed and functionality using software out of one server box has become a growth business for some companies.

The Pros and Cons of Schools Using the Cloud

Morgan Reed | Posted 02.15.2014 | Education
Morgan Reed

Researchers discovered that schools are often unaware of third party contractors' use of student data. In many cases, school contracts with online service providers lack clear guidance for safeguarding this information as required under federal law.

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...