The heavy investment of both time and money can be a put off when you want to build an app for your business. But, now entering the mobile market no longer necessarily requires thousands of dollars and months of work. There are many mobile platforms available to help you build an app on a budget [...]
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A covert mesh network that connects air-gapped computers to the Internet. Computer scientists have proposed a malware prototype that uses inaudible audio signals to communicate, a capability that allows the malware to covertly transmit keystrokes and other sensitive data even when infected machines have no network connection.
The type of customer who could use an entire gigabit at a time does exist. Throughout the U.S., gigabit-class broadband is capturing the imagination of Internet users. With Google and other companies bringing fiber-based services that deliver a gigabit of data each second to the home, communities are accelerating their push to get the highest speeds.
Only 1% of orders on shopping sites came from people who visited a social network immediately before. Online sales on Black Friday hit another record this year. Social media only played a relatively small role — at least when measured directly, according to the latest data from IBM.
Sebastian Thrun Sebastian Thrun, founder of Udacity, captivated the world with visions of self-driving cars and Google Glass and has signed up 16 million students for online classes. So why is he pivoting away from MOOC’s? Thrun says, “We don’t educate people as others wished, or as I wished.”
U.S. comes in 31st place on internet speed. How fast we can access the internet is very important. There is evidence that internet bandwidth is a key driver of economic growth and online participation, and there is plenty of other research to point to its role in social value creation.
Machines will generate more data than will people in 2014. Connected fitness gadgets such as Fitbit and Jawbone are being snatched up by consumers this year. But in 2014, we will see this kind of ubiquitous sensor technology extend to the enterprise as part of the “Internet of things,” according to an analyst at Frost [...]
84 percent of travelers aren’t properly protecting themselves from public WiFi threats. The holiday season is the time of year we travel. It’s when people buckle up on planes and trains across the world, relishing the relatively recent wide-spread availability of public WiFi. (Infographic)
Harold Washington library in Chicago. The need for libraries, and librarians has been placed under scrutiny due to the advent of the internet. Everything in print is now available online. So do we really need physical libraries and librarians anymore? Of course we do…now, more than ever before.
60% of people can’t go without WiFi access for more than a day. Addiction to the internet is real. In the United States, it is said to be more pervasive than alcoholism, and debate is raging over whether it should be officially classified as a mental illness.