Recent Stories

U.S. Prepares Counterstrike Against Cyber-Attack

U.S. Prepares Counterstrike Against Cyber-Attacks

Move over, terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. High-tech asymmetric warfare – cyber-attacks – are the biggest threat to the United States.
Cloud Technology Saves An Industry That Plays By The Book

Cloud Technology Saves An Industry That Plays By The Book

Cloud technology gives a boost in a struggling industry “Barnes & Noble is in trouble,” a headline in The Washington Post stated last week, “but bookstores aren’t doomed just yet.”
Big Data Streamlines The Workplace And May End Telecommuting

Big Data Streamlines The Workplace And May End Telecommuting

Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer used data analytics to justify her company’s ban last week on telecommuting, according to Business Insider. It seems Mayer doesn’t do much without lots of data backing her up.
Obama’s Five-Point Plan to Fight Cyber-Attacks

Obama’s Five-Point Plan to Fight Cyber-Attacks

Continued cyber-attacks on the United States may soon be met with trade or diplomatic punishment against the nations of origin. The Obama administration last week listed more than…
To Boldly Bank Where No One Has Banked Before - With Mobile Banking

To Boldly Bank Where No One Has Banked Before – With Mobile Banking

Mobile Banking in South Africa More than half a million new customers joined South Africa’s biggest bank in less than a year thanks to SAP Mobile Platform, helping unbanked populations meet their banking needs. Almost half of South…
Big Data Can Save Lives — If Culture and Strategy Let It

Big Data Can Save Lives — If Culture and Strategy Let It

Big Data can be a life saver, figuratively and literally. We’ve all heard about how Big Data can save time and money, but 87 percent of federal IT officials think that real-time Big Data could save a significant number…
Government Big Data Encourages Innovation

Government Big Data Encourages Innovation

One good thing about taxes is that they get citizens invested in government — literally. Taxpayers want to be sure that the government spends their money sensibly, but first they must know how their hard-earned cash gets spent. That’s…
President Obama’s New Preemptive Strike Powers Target Cyber-Attackers

President Obama’s New Preemptive Strike Powers Target Cyber-Attackers

Any hype over the latest mobile app for your smartphone, tablet computer or phablet just seems pedestrian when compared to President Barack Obama’s new power to cyber-trounce anyone he thinks is about to launch a digital attack on…
Jim Cramer Explores Device Agnosticism and “The Curious Case of SAP”

Jim Cramer Explores Device Agnosticism and “The Curious Case of SAP”

“There’s no formal definition of these phone-tablet hybrids,” consumer technology news site TechRadar said of the increasingly popular phablet last week. Pronounced like “fablet,” but too big to actually be fabulous, these overgrown smartphones are “anything big enough…
Cyber-Attacks Against Banks Continue: Wall Street, We Have A Problemo, Bro

Cyber-Attacks Against Banks Continue: Wall Street, We Have A Problemo, Bro

Iran may be behind a massive and sustained campaign of cyber-attacks against numerous Western financial institutions, including Citigroup, Capital One and HSBC, we learned last week. The strikes exploit banks’ Web site encryption, which encode customers’ online…