It seems like more and more prominent web servers are getting hacked and attacked these days. If even the giants of online industry are susceptible to hacks and attacks, what are humble web hosts supposed to do? Cyber attacks can be devastating to a server, and even more devastating when they reach other servers from […]
It has been over a century since Charles H. Duell, the Commissioner of the US patent office in 1899 declared that “everything that can be invented has been invented.” The numerous innovations of that time were so impressive that many felt there could be no more. Ironically, today the advances in technology are equally mind-blowing […]
Virtual computing has created a tremendous opportunity for businesses to offload their IT requirements to cloud providers. Today, businesses with very large storage requirements, such as distributors of video media, can use the cloud as a way to implement management-free storage. They no longer have to worry about matching capacity to the changing market, of […]
One of the most exciting architectures to emerge in 2014 is Internet of Things (IoT). IoT uses the existing Internet to connect a wide range of embedded computing devices from handheld tablets and Smartphones to the modern toaster.
As the CIO, you are building the technological roadmap of your company for the coming years. There are some decisions that are likely to have serious consequences in the future, which you need to look out today. Here are some suggestions on avoiding them.
Looking back at the recent innovations and changes in technology and communication, it is no surprise to find other nations taking part in the global economy. However, it is surprising to see American industries struggling to compete. Trying to figure out why there is a sudden dip in US science and tech jobs is the […]
Many of the major data breaches of 2014 affected large businesses and corporations, though a number of small- and medium-sized businesses also experienced malicious attacks on company data. Regional chains, municipal government agencies, and even non-profit organizations have had to tighten their security protocols in order to prevent similar breaches from occurring. A whole new […]
Although the concept of cloud computing first gained traction in 1996, the actual design developed in 1994, and the precursors to computing as a service rather than as a product were designed as early as the 1950s. Today, cloud vendors are enjoying growth rates exceeding 50% annually. Cloud computing has become a success. It is […]
When it was first introduced into public servers, the cloud was a mysterious entity that confused the general public, but it did not take long for people to see its advantages. Cloud storage and computing has made significant changes to the way people use their computing devices and the way companies do business. One question […]
There have historically been several prerequisites for outstanding technological research and development. Based on several principles, the next tech giants are likely to be countries that have existing infrastructure, minimal regulation, and commercial or military incentives to invest heavily in technological research and development.
You’ve probably heard the term “Retina Display” here or there, but what does it mean to you? Are you aware that this will affect your website and you’ll have to redesign your site eventually? There won’t be a choice if you want to advance with technology. Chances are, your lack of quick action may lose […]
If you feel like 2013 flew by, then you would be right as it seems our existence is tied closely, symbiotically, actually, with our personal technological devices. Our computers, cameras, phones and music players long ago became one device, and still that device gets smarter. It talks to us, it shows us how to travel, […]