At this year's MWC, mobile execs have been mulling how best to balance consumers' right to privacy with the industry's hunger for data.
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Concerns about data location, security and privacy risks - as well as software integration problems - mean that 7 out of 10 UK organizations spend less than 10 percent of their IT budgets on cloud services
Rent the Runway, a self-described "fashion company with a technology soul," wants to revolutionize how the average person shops for clothes -- using big data.
Along with lifting the lid on the Open Data Platform Hadoop initiative, cloud firm Pivotal is strengthening its ties with Hortonworks and open-sourcing core big-data technology.
Automated Insights and STATS have been combined by Vista Equity Partners. The move goes beyond sports and highlights how big data needs narrative algorithms.
Big data analytics brings on privacy and ethical concerns. What is your organisation actually doing about them? Does your board understand the risks?
How the marriage of mobile data technology and the automobile industry will give the motorcar a new lease of life.
Wearables are less secure than some other forms of technology, with users giving away data oftentimes without even realizing the breadth of the security and privacy invasion.
Companies must balance profits and privacy when monetizing their data, otherwise they risk falling off the 'trust cliff' and alienating their customers.
With so many more routes into sensitive data, the pool of potential targets for computer criminals has widened to take in even those with considerable IT expertise, according to Darktrace director of technology Dave Palmer.
Identity Mixer's technology uses an algorithm to encrypt personal data that's verified---age, birthdates, address, credit card number etc.---and share only what's needed with third parties.
The lobby group representing technology giants including Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and Facebook has said that the mandatory data-retention legislation before the Australian parliament could see its own services caught up by the scheme.
Google resists calls from European data protection authorities to apply privacy-related URL removals to non-EU domains.
Hitachi Data Systems' Andrew McGee may only be halfway through his first year as chief technology officer, but he has brought a wealth of experience with him to the role.
Ahead of the State of the Union later this month, the president's proposed laws aim to force companies to disclose hacks and breaches inside a month.
QuickFire Networks' technology includes T-Video, an appliance that is designed to sit in a 1U rack and do nothing but process and transcode video. Welcome to Facebook's data centers.
Ford's big data and mobility experiments set the stage for positioning the automaker more as a software and systems outfit. Ford is a good example of how every company is now a technology company.
Flash arrays are gaining momentum in the data center and technology buyers need to ponder a storage system swap when older gear is retired.
Government has invested significant resources to build a "smart nation" supported by big data analytics, but it also needs to dedicate sufficient effort in addressing data security and privacy concerns.
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