The Internet of Things promises that every machine in your physical environment will be talking to each other. Shaping up to be the buzzphrase of the year is the “Internet of Things” as more and more of our machines are becoming more intelligent. But as history has shown us, a smarter gadget doesn’t necessarily mean [...]
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YouTube On the internet there are only a few things bigger than Facebook, but YouTube, owned by Google, is one of them, and today the world’s top online video service marked its eight year anniversary by revealing that it is now seeing more than 100 hours of video uploaded every minute.
The Internet of Things is nothing simpler than objects being connected to the internet. Six billion objects in the world will be connected to the internet by 2015. The internet of things is nothing simpler, and more stunning, than objects being connected to the internet. At its most mind-blowing, these objects are learning and adapting to the [...]
Georgia Tech teams up with Udacity. Sebastian Thrun and Udacity’s resolve to re-imagine higher education in a more affordable, accessible virtual classroom. Udacity continues to push forward with its plans to bring higher education online — and not just in bits, pieces and homework assignments.
YouTube’s share of residential downstream traffic has been growing, and is up from 13.8 percent a year ago. According to Sandvine’s latest global internet phenomena report, YouTube is now responsible for 17.1 percent of all residential fixed-line downstream traffic in North America.
The new attacks seek to destroy data or to manipulate industrial machinery and take over or shut down the networks that deliver energy or run industrial processes. Warnings from federal officials, including a vague one issued last week by the Department of Homeland Security, are being prompted by a new wave of cyberattacks that are striking [...]
How do you turn your social network into the ultimate lead generating device? You have an incredibly valuable resource at your disposal already when it comes to creating leads for your business: your own social network. What is the best way to leverage this resource? From discovering new leads to maintaining links to old ones, [...]
The more data there is, the less any of it can be said to be private. The European Union introduced privacy legislation in 1995. The legislation defined “personal data” as any information that could identify a person, directly or indirectly. The legislators were apparently thinking of things like documents with an identification number, and they [...]
Currently in the business world we are witnessing something like the epic collision of two galaxies — a rapid convergence of two very unlike systems that will cause the elements of both to realign. It’s all thanks to the Internet of Things.
Luxury goods ecommerce soars. The worldwide appetite for luxury goods doesn’t seem to have been slowed down by concerns about the state of the global economy, according to research released by business consulting firm Bain & Company in October 2012. In fact, total demand for luxury goods has remained very strong, with worldwide revenues estimated to have [...]