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Friday, January 11, 2013 16:30 PM

Disney Balances Progress and Privacy

Disney will introduce wireless wristbands that will change the way people visit Disney World, tracking everything from dining reservations to ride wait times.

Friday, January 04, 2013 22:25 PM

Are We Friends ... Really?

How we define friendship is being rewritten at Internet speed. Can we value a virtual being we have never met as much as someone we have spent time with?

Wednesday, January 02, 2013 14:50 PM

Computing's Past, Present and Future

In a business and IT environment that's changing at light speed, it's obvious that cloud-synced software and data represent the future of computing.

Friday, December 21, 2012 15:15 PM

A Losing Proposition

It's convenient to store all your information in a device, but there are risks. A report shows that 70 percent of those surveyed lost a data storage device.

Thursday, December 20, 2012 14:50 PM

Seven Trends to Watch in 2013

The trends that will shape IT in 2013 include the digital office, enterprise app stores, the industrial Internet, personal clouds, 3D printing and IT on-demand.

Monday, December 17, 2012 15:30 PM

Learning to Be Digital

What's emerging is a new digital learning model that's based on just-in-time data and information. This model incorporates an array of tools and technologies.

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.

Wednesday, December 05, 2012 21:05 PM

Dear Santa: Here's My Tech Wish List

I want integrated devices, digital wallets, interface redesign, opt in, analytics, e-receipts, enhanced mobility, e-banking, smarter email and smartphone-enabled devices.

Monday, December 03, 2012 17:05 PM

Improving the Customer Experience

Merchants must design better systems and Websites. If they can't build IT systems capable of assembling the items a customer needs, the customer will go elsewhere.

Friday, November 16, 2012 22:20 PM

The Technology We Wear

Wearable devices will eventually become omnipresent extensions to our daily lives, serving up map overlays, facial recognition, coupons, reminders and more.

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.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 16:15 PM

Buyer Beware: Fake Online Reviews

I'm not sure who bases buying decision on e-reviews. It seems to be the Wild West of cyberspace—with some people reportedly pocketing up to $5 for each fake review.