Find out what your web browser is telling websites about you
Interested in knowing what information a website has access to about you as soon as you visit a page? Here are a couple of websites that will show you what information you are leaking as you browse the internet.
Big Data week in review: Integrated features rule
Amazon's re:Invent drove a Big Data news cycle this week, including items emanating from outside the conference. Here's a roll-up of the announcements, and a theme to connect them.
TV apps are breaking down into a confusing mess
The idea of an app equating to a TV channel is breaking down as broadband video aggregators are recreating the cable experience over broadband. That's putting companies like Apple in conflict with video providers.
Juniper Networks buys cloud management startup AppFormix
AppFormix's software platform leverages streaming analytics and machine learning in a distributed architecture for use in cloud environments.
Apple blames 'air' for iPhone 6s battery problem
Do you have a problem where your iPhone 6s randomly and unexpectedly shuts down for no reason? Apple is blaming air for the issue.
How and why Microsoft is stepping up its focus on 'families' with Windows 10
Windows 10's Home Hub feature set could be a step along Microsoft's long-term goal of making households, and not just workplaces, more productive and connected.
FCC doesn't like AT&T, Verizon 'zero rating' their own video apps
After the launch of DirecTV Now earlier this week, the FCC is following up with AT&T and Verizon on their "zero rating" practices.
Researchers figure out how to trick facial recognition systems
Neural networks may be the hot topic these days, but they're far from infallible.
British Telecom appoints new Brazil head
Company veteran Alex InglÍs becomes the company's new general director.
How deep learning will transform the future of the auto industry
A new report shows that vehicle makers need to change the way they think about producing products to survive the coming transformation.
Sennheiser MB 660 UC wireless headset, First Take: Business-class comms
This premium-priced headset offers a comprehensive set of features, including adaptive active noise cancellation.
Microsoft Ventures' newest investments: Private cloud, analytics, texting and IoT
Microsoft Ventures has made 14 publicly disclosed investments in startups since its founding in May. Here's who is on the list.
Using the cloud as a platform for innovation
On-demand IT provides a strong base from which the business can test, develop and roll out creative solutions
A terabyte too tight? Small businesses, beware the cloud storage ceiling
Dropbox, Google's G Suite, Microsoft's OneDrive, and Apple's iCloud each have pricing and service policies that close the door on tiny businesses. Here's why that's bad for customers and the storage providers, too.
?How artificial intelligence has morphed accountants into business advisors
Cloud software has allowed accountants to focus on why they joined the industry in the first place. We examine how leaving large-scale calculations and mundane tasks to machines has allowed accountants morph into more than bean-counters.
Apple lacks 'courage' and 'risks to the company have never been greater,' claims Oppenheimer
Apple doom-mongering has kicked up a few notches over the course of 2016.
These analytic and AI services from AWS will be huge hits. Here's why
Amazon Web Services is following in competitor's footsteps by announcing analytic and AI services. However, in the face of Amazon's scale, head starts won't matter.
Researchers mimic how we recognize faces through artificial intelligence
The new findings appear to have captured the "human" element missing from current machine learning systems.
Avalanche botnet network struck down in global operation
A concerted effort between law enforcement and cybersecurity firms has resulted in the destruction of a major botnet platform.
Uber compensation package approved by Queensland government
In December, taxi and limo license holders in Queensland will receive a letter from the government detailing how they can be compensated for the legalisation of ride-sharing in the state.