Technology Trends

In this section we include any trending topics. Currently there is a lot of buzz around cloud computing and mobile computing.




MOOCs are offering a brave new option at a time when traditional college degrees have lost a little of their shine. Learn more about them...


Dr. Sugata Mitra, an educational researcher and professor of educational technology at Newcastle University, took to the stage at TED2013...


This talk from the 2011 Strata Conference in New York looks at how big data can be used to solve big problems.


Principal researcher at Microsoft Research Kate Crawford makes the case that while big data is essential to many business applications,...


The Hadoop analytics platform has some significant limitations involving speed and complexity, but industry leaders are working to change...


Cloud computing is both a new and exciting way of using our technological resources in the most efficient way possible and a reminder that...


At last year’s SXSW event, eminent IT guru Ray Kurzweil spoke about continued advances in technology and how they can be predicted. View...


In an age where banks are not looking as trustworthy, many are wondering if Bitcoin can take their place.


Americans throw away more than 130 million mobile phones every year, along with 51 million computers, 31 million monitors and countless...


SoLoMo is a mashup of the terms 'social,' 'mobile' and 'local.' Find out more about what it means - and why people are talking about it.


There are now more than 2 billion people online building new communities and sharing information. And the bigger this group gets, the more...


These five developments seem to be straight out of science fiction, but they're moving toward medical reality - and beyond


How to collect and analyze big data is only one side of the equation; the other is how to understand it. Here are some ingenious ways that...


Cloud technology is beginning to realize its full potential, moving from hyperbole to functionality. Find out what that means for IT jobs.


When it comes to understanding the impact of these devices, we may be looking in the wrong place.


By compiling current medical data with data that will increasingly be able to be acquired from smart mobile devices, big data could hold...


A full definition of big data may still be up for debate, but what no one’s arguing about is that big data is getting bigger by the day.


Private cloud in a box? Learn more in this Briefing Room summary with Shawn Rogers, Dell and Morphlabs.


If you haven't jumped on the cloud bandwagon already, it's probably because you're still looking for a way to compare deploying in the...