Pew Report: Robotics, A.I., and Jobs

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Scientists, programmers, and engineers work ceaselessly to develop improvements in robotics and artificial intelligence, which constitute some of the most impressive technological feats ever accomplished. Impressive personal assistants like Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana can interpret voice commands, provide useful information, and even tell jokes, while incredible supercomputers like IBM’s Watson can make hypotheses and literally learn. […]

The Importance of Compatibility: Microsoft Shifting to Single Operating System

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We love technology trends at CTO Vision. Trends like user empowerment, the convergence of the cyber and physical worlds, enhanced cloud computing, advances in managing big data, and a persistent environment of cyber insecurity shape the present and future of technology in complex and consequential ways. One little discussed trend is the tendency of today’s […]

App Usage Continues to Rise

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In the last few years, the potential for mobile productivity has increased dramatically. Sending emails, checking calendars, receiving important notifications, and surfing the web are no longer impressive mobile feats – they are commonplace. For most, the inability to conduct such tasks is more surprising than the ability to do so. Consumer and enterprise technology […]

Apple and IBM Announce Partnership

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In a move that blurs the line between consumer gadgets and enterprise technology, Apple and IBM announced on July 15th a partnership to transform enterprise mobility. The collaboration intends to develop new business applications that bring IBM’s big data capabilities, security services, and device management to Apple’s popular iPhones and iPads. The four primary goals […]

Amazon Releases Smartphone Fire

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Although the number of smartphone users has exploded in recent years, not too many companies have successfully established themselves as major players in the smartphone market. In April, Amazon revealed its intention of wading into the smartphone market this Summer, and last week Amazon debuted its Fire smartphone, which boasts some impressive features and specs. […]

Overcoming the Equation: Security = Friction

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Why does security have to be so onerous? Is this password secure enough: Mxyzptlk? Wait, that might be vulnerable to a comic book dictionary attack (bonus points for Superman fans), so let’s add some numbers and special characters: M4xyZ!ptL#K. Not bad, but suppose policy requires 12 or more characters; we have to pad the password: […]