Current e-cash systems resemble the early days of computers, with their proprietary standards, walled-off systems and scores of upstarts battling for control.
Today's technology makes it increasingly easy to use crowdsourcing. Now, however, some organizations are attempting to take the approach one step beyond.
Many health care organizations are offering apps that let patients view their medical records, order prescriptions and make appointments via a mobile device.
We're morphing into a society that avoids contact with people in a physical space, but connects to strangers through social media and other electronic tools.
I'm guessing that, ultimately, we'll just keep engineering new technology solutions to solve all the new problems technology created in the first place. At least it's good for the economy.
Smartphones and tablets could make many expensive industrial control systems obsolete. They're already making conventional PCs look dumb and antiquated.
Today, mobile technology is changing everything. Brands and reputations soar or stumble in a matter of minutes in a world where consumers suddenly wield as much power as corporations.
A growing number of businesses are turning to information technology to amp up their customer loyalty programs and create greater value.
We will eventually have speech recognition embedded in a dizzying array of devices, and it's likely that these systems will use biometric technology to customize responses.
Researchers suggest that the constant use of today's technologies—mobile and otherwise—can have a profound effect on developing brains, brains that "can become more easily habituated than adult....
Once consumers and merchants realize that mobile payments could spell the end of POS lines and could also transform marketing, expect a stampede to the digital wallet.
Over the past few years, the way we communicate and interact has changed more than it did over the past few thousand years.
A conservation organization has created the “Apps for Apes” project, which gives orangutans iPads to provide them with “unlimited enrichment opportunities.”
The Holy Grail of mobility is to be able to move a computing state from one device to another, and to start, stop and resume work without even thinking about exchanging files and syncing. We're nearly there.