Top Technology News for 27 June 2016

What’s more popular than pizza for drone delivery? For prisoners, it’s drugs, tobacco, rolling papers, and porn!   Inmates use drones to smuggle in drugs and contraband; this is how prisons stop them. – Digital Trends So you think you know Lord of the Rings, eh?  Use your knowledge to win tickets to  the Seattle Symphony’s July […]

Top Technology News for 15 June 2016

Need a primer on marketing terms for Machine Learning?  You may want to check this out: Machine Learning for Marketing: Cheat Sheet Networking has undergone radical changes in the past few years, and networks are smarter and faster than ever.  Read about some new developments here:  This startup may have built the world’s fastest networking switch chip […]

Tech News Roundup April 29

The following are some of the hot topics we are tracking in the technology ecosystem: Technology Ticker Startup Spotlight: Fig Loans offers alternative to payday loans with more long-term benefits Windows users get Facebook, Instagram, Messenger updates for latest Microsoft OS Amazon’s cloud computing cash cow: AWS, now a $10B business, fuels record quarter for […]

Fed Tech Roundup January 29

The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker These ideas need to be retired: Technology practices that are stifling public sector success – Brookings Institution (blog) Deadline approaches for recording qualified emails as federal records – The Hill (blog) iPhone Wireless Charging Technology Being Developed By […]

Truly Useful Artificial Intelligence Tools You Can Use Today

We know you, dear readers, have been tracking the megatrend of artificial intelligence. There are many issues in this trend that should inform your day-to-day decision-making (we examine AI issues as part of our CAMBRIC construct to help put the trend in the context of other major thrusts in the tech world). Most AI solutions today are […]

What You Need to Know about iOS 9

Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior VP of software engineering, has just demoed the new in OS X and iOS 9 operating systems. Siri got a complete make-over and the search tool, Spotlight, has become a tool that you will actually use. Now you can use Spotlight to search within apps; you can now search for “photos I took […]