New digital platforms to become the foundation for IT

New digital platforms to become the foundation for IT

AI and transparent immersive experiences are among the trends that will require shifting from traditional tech infrastructure to ‘ecosystem-enabling platforms.’

08/16/17

Network slicing will play key role in 5G networks

Network slicing will play key role in 5G networks

With dynamic network slicing, 5G applications will operate on a flexible zone on the network, allowing them to draw varying, adaptable levels of bandwidth and reliability.

08/09/17

No-latency edge computing will snowball

No-latency edge computing will snowball

We’re about to see a shift from traditional, centralized cloud data centers to a more localized, instant form of data holding and crunching, say experts in the wireless industry.

08/02/17

A radical innovation that could reduce data density by 50%

A radical innovation that could reduce data density by 50%

A new "beyond binary" method of coding data, along with chemical films and dyes could drastically reduce the amount of space we need to store information.

07/25/17

Mind-reading computer moves closer to reality

Mind-reading computer moves closer to reality

A brain-to-machine telepathic-like interface is becoming more likely following successful machine learning applied to fMRI scans.

07/19/17

Quantum fiber network to launch in August

Quantum fiber network to launch in August

A supposedly unhackable Internet network is about to be launched.

07/12/17

Robots, AI will run data centers

Robots, AI will run data centers

Litbit's AI-powered data center operator, Dac, and Wave2Wave's ROME robot are two examples of new technology helping to run data centers.

07/07/17

Not enough fiber to grow the internet for 5G, says consultant

Not enough fiber to grow the internet for 5G, says consultant

5G holds lots of promise, especially for hospitals to supply remote medicine, says Ericsson. But Deloitte contends that can’t happen until the U.S. invests in more infrastructure.

06/29/17

Reducing data among proposed techniques to speed-up computers

Reducing data among proposed techniques to speed-up computers

Existing computers are too slow for future problem-solving requirements, so new solutions must be found, say researchers.

06/21/17

Parked electric cars will power buildings, researchers say

Parked electric cars will power buildings, researchers say

A significant hindrance to green-friendly vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology has been overcome, say university scientists. It will result in cheaper power-hungry buildings.

06/16/17

Data should be stored in space, firm says

Data should be stored in space, firm says

Cloud Constellation Corp., a space data-center start-up, plans to build a space-based server farm, architecture and telecom backbone.

06/09/17

New, faster Internet protocol for disasters proposed

New, faster Internet protocol for disasters proposed

A new Multi Node Label Routing (MNLR) protocol will cut Internet data recovery time in disasters, believe scientists.

05/25/17

Network analysis can find malware before it strikes

Network analysis can find malware before it strikes

Malware indicators show up on a network weeks before malicious software is uncovered. It's important, then, that network analysis be conducted regularly.

05/25/17

Use wired networks for Gigabit, not Wi-Fi

Use wired networks for Gigabit, not Wi-Fi

Superfast Gigabit broadband is coming. However, getting it at the highest speed involves some planning, including possibly regressing to wired networks.

05/19/17

Artificial intelligence tool fixes password weakness

Artificial intelligence tool fixes password weakness

Simply labeling a password weak or strong doesn’t work. Password meters must tell people what’s wrong with their password and suggest fixes. AI can do that.

05/10/17

Holographic Wi-Fi visually maps environments

Holographic Wi-Fi visually maps environments

Hologram-driven Wi-Fi visualization can help rescuers find life-sustaining cavities in collapsed buildings, as well as track objects on a factory production line.

05/09/17

Folks are fantasizing about Amazon's Alexa

Folks are fantasizing about Amazon's Alexa

People are starting to love their voice-activated digital assistants and even fantasize sexually about them, according to research from J. Walter Thompson and Mindshare.

04/27/17

Infrared much better than Wi-Fi

Infrared much better than Wi-Fi

Using open-air light waves instead of traditional Wi-Fi will solve bandwidth congestion resulting from internet-connected devices, researchers say.

04/17/17

Survey: Texting is replacing talking for families with kids

Survey: Texting is replacing talking for families with kids

Nearly half of families with children text in the home when they want to communicate, an insurance company has discovered.

04/13/17

Flatbed scanners are latest cyberattack vector

Flatbed scanners are latest cyberattack vector

Office scanners can be used to create light-based, network hacks, say scientists

04/06/17

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