In our first chapter about the use of Big Data by the government of Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, we cover the story of Data Viva.info, a recently-launched platform that opens data for exports and occupations for the entire formal sector of the Brazilian economy.
The deal would give Apple access to about 700 million subscribers on the world's largest cellular carrier, pushing the iPhone into a new market never seen on this scale before.
People want to be able to access applications and data from wherever they are, using their favorite device. Is application virtualization the answer? Spoon's Kenji Obata thinks so.
The company joins the tabletop PC crowd with the $779 21.5-inch system.
The banking giant suffered a network breach this year that resulted in a large data breach — though, funds or critical personal information are not thought to have been stolen.
Everybody needs more storage. And with the 2011 Thai floods behind us, prices are better than they've been in years. Here are some tips and recommendations for the people on your list.
The new offerings are designed for software developers seeking to deliver their applications via the cloud model.
Although many senior finance executives are planning double-digit rises for IT spending next year, there's a difference of views among the money men about where the funds should go.
My hands-on experiments with some advanced Btrfs capabilities show why it's such a useful tool for Linux administrators.
Chromebooks make good gifts and these are the ones to look for.
Amazon brings its Windows 7 virtual desktop to Apple's iPad.
Weeks after saying it has no plans to legitimize the virtual currency, People's Bank of China has now banned financial institutions from handling any form of Bitcoin transaction, citing its association with criminal activities.
According to Malwarebytes' 2013 Threat report, "assumed guilt" ransomware tactics, mobile device cyberattacks and Mac-based threats are all gifts we had to cope with this year.
You've heard it a million times by now -- it's devices and services all the way in Redmond. But have you thought about what that means?
Legitimate patent owners won't be substantially negatively impacted by this bill. It's a little weak (leaving the door open to the big-boy trolls who use a different bag of tricks), but it's good, robust progress.
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