Wednesday, January 22, 2014 22:55 PM

Out of Touch, Out of Time

You can make smartphones, smart cars, smart watches, smart glasses, smart appliances and smart clothing, but you're stuck with the limitations of the human mind.

Monday, January 13, 2014 18:15 PM

Wearable Tech: Security Wears Thin

It's hard to believe that wearable tech won't cause privacy and security issues, so business must plan for these devices and know how they affect the enterprise.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 21:05 PM

We Are All Out of Time!

Though a smartwatch offers value, all the information it streams our way could pack even more pressure into our already overburdened, overscheduled days.

Tuesday, August 06, 2013 09:00 AM

Fixing Mobile's Weakest Link

To use mobile tech in a pervasive way, it must improve radically. It's not just about battery life; it's also about new form factors and new ways to use mobility.

Monday, July 15, 2013 14:00 PM

Wireless: The Next Generation

Final ratification of 802.11ac isn't due for months, but the technology offers enough advantages that many analysts recommend upgrading to it as soon as possible.

Friday, April 19, 2013 20:50 PM

E-Wallets and Digicash Need to Happen Now

Current e-cash systems resemble the early days of computers, with their proprietary standards, walled-off systems and scores of upstarts battling for control.

Friday, April 05, 2013 14:05 PM

How Far Can Crowdsourcing Go?

Today's technology makes it increasingly easy to use crowdsourcing. Now, however, some organizations are attempting to take the approach one step beyond.

Monday, December 10, 2012 20:10 PM

Calling Dr. Siri

Many health care organizations are offering apps that let patients view their medical records, order prescriptions and make appointments via a mobile device.

Monday, November 12, 2012 14:15 PM

We Are All Addicted

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.  

Monday, November 05, 2012 17:20 PM

Tech Solutions Create Other Problems

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.

Monday, October 29, 2012 12:30 PM

Smartphones Control the World

Smartphones and tablets could make many expensive industrial control systems obsolete. They're already making conventional PCs look dumb and antiquated.

Friday, October 26, 2012 17:15 PM

Changing Channels on Customer Interactions

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.

Friday, October 12, 2012 21:00 PM

Rethinking Loyalty

A growing number of businesses are turning to information technology to amp up their customer loyalty programs and create greater value.

Thursday, October 11, 2012 21:54 PM

Hearing Voices ... Everywhere

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.

Tuesday, October 09, 2012 15:15 PM

Nomophobia, Another Modern Malady

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....