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Why ‘ambient computing’ is just a marketing buzzword (for now)

You’ll know ambient computing is really here when you don’t know it’s there.

Blockchain - A catalyst for background screening

Imagine an unhackable ledger system that could be used to record details about employment history.

Five reasons why smart glasses mean business

Sorry, consumers. Smart glasses are for professional use only for the foreseeable future. Don’t try this at home.

Choosing the right API development platform is key for successful IoT rollout

With API development gaining steam in an IoT led world, the significance of API development environment platforms has grown immensely. Explore the criteria to select the right platform that meets your business needs.

Who’s slowing down fast 5G?

Forget America’s opposition to Huawei. The real threat to 5G nirvana lies elsewhere. (Hint: Conspiracy theories are involved.)

The next-gen Google Assistant is taking the privacy fight right to Siri

Google demonstrated its next-gen Assistant during its I/O conference and it ran circles around Siri both in speed and privacy.

Transforming cultures: Traditional to collaborative shift with design thinking

Design Thinking is not plain old design that makes things look good. It transcends the physical boundaries of design, and applies the principles of design to the way people work.

Microsoft surrenders in its Windows Update war with users

It’s another sign that the company is changing in fundamental ways under the leadership of Satya Nadella.

Data quality as a safety net for advanced analytics

Ensuring data quality is one of the most powerful ways to get the most out of aforementioned big data investments. And, data quality will have to be consistently maintained throughout all stages of the data journey for the best results. 

Can Facebook be trusted with a virtual assistant?

A look at recent news has a lot to tell us about Facebook’s trustworthiness.