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NASSCOM 2016: Get Ready for Life in the Hi-Tech Smart Lane

With new gadgets like Apple watch, Google glasses, fitness and health monitors, a person living today has instant access to more information than the entire planet had just five decades ago. Renowned futurist Brett King discusses the big trends in media, technology, healthcare, financial services, education and employment over the next two decades.

Move over, robot. The co-bot is here

Robotics strangely conjures up apocalyptic images of bots going berserk, offing humans, or simply putting us out of jobs. The key lies not in ceding controls to robots, but collaborating with them. Enter: The co-bot.

Are we safe from self-aware robots?

A breakthrough in A.I. has been reported that suddenly makes all of those apocalyptic predictions about killer robots seem less crazy.

New A.I. tech helps you write right

Last week, IBM revealed that its Jeopardy-winning supercomputer has a new capability. It's called Watson Tone Analyzer. You can use it like spell check, except instead of checking your spelling, it checks the "tone" of your writing.

IoT Considerations for CIOs

Gartner has predicted that, by 2020, the Internet of Things will grow to 26 billion objects. This will lead to disruption--and CIOs need to be ready.

Seven disruptions that will shape the future

The economic operating system of the world will be rewritten as the future holds no ordinary disruptions. Be prepared to face the new reality as we walk you through the technological innovations that will hit you soon.

8 Ways Technology Kicked Off the FIFA 2014 World Cup

The FIFA 2014 World Cup is as much about the adrenaline and the glory of winning as it is about technology this year. New high-tech innovations are not only assisting decision-makers but also enhancing the football fans' delight.