Looking to capitalize on the launch of its new “Predictivity” Big Data and analytics platform for the Industrial Internet, GE has outlined a number of expanded partnerships with companies at the cutting edge of Big Data, including Accenture, Pivotal and … Continue reading ?
Maciej Ceglowski: The security state operates as a ratchet. Once you click in a new level of surveillance or intrusiveness, it becomes the new baseline. What was unthinkable yesterday becomes permissible in exceptional cases today, and routine tomorrow. Show More Summary
Less than a week since being teased at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, the Mac Pro is already finding its way into new and useful places. MacStadium, which currently utlizes the Mac mini for dedicated hosting and colocation, has announced plans to offer Mac Pro hosting later this year. MacStadium has already developed custom racks for […]
Apple hasn’t even announced a price tag or release date for the tiny new Mac Pro machines that were unveiled at WWDC, but that’s not stopping one company from creating a Mac Pro server rack that will turn Apple’s new pro machines into a supercomputer. The new cylindrical design of the Mac Pro makes it [...]Show More Summary
If you’ve ever felt personally victimized by a telemarketing call, this viral video is for you. Comedian and prankster Jack Vale found himself on the other end of such a call from an online pharmaceutical outfit and decided to have a little fun with it. Since most telemarketers will never hang up on you (they...
AT&T is installing 25 solar-powered gadget charging station in the streets of New York. It’s partly billed as a response to the power outages of the Sandy storm, though at this stage the project is more of a demo than anything else. The project stems from the work of Pensa, a product design firm that [...]
LIDAR technology continues to reveal archeological evidence of urbanization Airborne laser scanning has revealed the remnants of a vast urban structure in the vicinity of Angkor Wat, a famous temple in Cambodia. The study, which will...Show More Summary
So about that partnership with Red Robin, Foodbeast. Our plucky pals over at the food news network Foodbeast are already responsible for viral videos including How to Eat a Cupcake Like a Gentleman, How to Eat a Tic Tac and Chinese Food Like a Boss, and proved a tad overzealous when restaurant chain Red Robin reached out to...
When faced with a can of tear gas, the natural reaction for most protesters is to run and hide, face covered. This guy is not like most protesters.
If you want to try out iOS 7 for yourself without the risk of bricking your phone or dealing with constant restarts, Recumbo is housing an interactive demo on the website. Besides the transitions between screens, it may feel like you’re staring at a bunch of screenshots, but it does a great job at demonstrating […]
Samsung today introduced the industry’s first NFC (Near Field Communication)-enabled color laser printer and multi-function printers (MFPs) Xpress C410W series that let users print high quality photos and documents from their smartphones with ease. The new printer Xpress C410W series ….
The state of Texas is taking a bold step towards protecting online privacy. Governor Rick Perry has signed HB 2268, a first-in-the-nation law that requires state and local law enforcement agents to seek a search warrant before accessing and reading Texans’ private email communications. Show More Summary
Rumors about a move to Dell are untrue. So what then?
Singapore Changi Airport unveiled today its latest attraction that blends avant-garde design with interactive technology, allowing travellers to share their photo and video memories instantly and to retrieve them on subsequent visits to the airport. At close to nine metres ….
Almost two-thirds of the world still does not have access to high-speed internet, but Google is determined to change that. Unfortunately, setting up an affordable infrastructure in remote areas is beyond even a huge multinational corporation's...Show More Summary
In 2011, Disney scored a big hit with their excellent physics game Where’s My Water. They’ve since released an animated YouTube series and a Phineas and Ferb spinoff called Where’s My Perry. The next installment in the “Where’s My” empire is Where’s My Mickey, which stars the most famous mouse on the planet. Where’s My [...]
Ed Carter just wanted to distribute some deluxe edition board games, but he ended up with a house in foreclosure.
As it stands, Windows Phone 8 devices are powered by dual-core processors, which on paper might make them look like a slouch compared to the quad-core powered Android devices, but then again the argument could be made that Windows Phone [...] Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
Rock zapping laser not included. (Credit: Stephen Pakbaz) Here's another accomplishment that NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover can add to its resume: the Mars-trotting robot will soon become an official Lego model. LegoShow More Summary
It's no coincidence that the rise in social media coincides with a rise in importance of word of mouth. Social media is amplifying word of mouth referrals. I'm always interested to hear how other companies have embraced change over the past decade.