Connected cars and autonomous vehicles are coming; it's just a matter of when and how. The technology is essentially viable, and now it's up to U.S. lawmakers, government agency officials and industry executives to come to an agreement on making these rolling mobile devices street legal.
Cisco has partnered with Japanese robot maker FANUC on its Zero Downtime product that knows manufacturing robots need to be fixed before they break down, known as proactive maintenance.
Sometimes, the way to prosperity is to stop throwing good money after bad.
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Hadoop, the database everyone associates with big data, has had a run of more traditional deployment lately, which is good for Hadoop, but also still good for those looking for more proof of its ability to scale.
Despite a stumble with its latest Gmail app for the iPhone and iPad, Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) is continuing to push deeper into the enterprise email and collaboration space, signing a deal with General