Google Glass – Revolutionising The Lives Of The Disabled

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Google Glass – Revolutionising The Lives Of The Disabled As part of our ongoing series about how wearable tech is changing certain industries. we’ve already looked at how it’s being used by professional sports teams, neurological scientists, and the world of healthcare. Another area in which is it instigating profound changes is in the world

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Business Models And The Internet of Things

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Business Models And The Internet of Things Recently we looked at how wearable tech was changing the workplace, focussing on how the growth of the industry could improve productivity but also raised questions about employees’ privacy, rights, and ‘downtime’. Wearable tech isn’t the only area of cloud computing that’s changing the workplace, however, as the

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Using Big Data To Analyze Venture Capitalists’ Ability To Recognize Potential

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Using Big Data to Analyze Venture Capitalists’ Ability To Recognize Potential For those who are regularly involved with SMEs, venture capital, and company valuations, it is common knowledge that start-ups that exit for more than $1 billion dollars are extremely rare – often termed ‘unicorn’ companies. Despite their rarity, it should come as no surprise

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The San Jose Earthquakes – Wearable Tech In Pro Sports

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The San Jose Earthquakes – Wearable Tech In Pro Sports Wearable tech’s primary market so far has been early-adopting consumers and tech-addicts. While the demographic is slowly starting to broaden thanks to increased choice and tumbling prices, some demographics and industries are still being overlooked. Last week we looked at wearable tech in the workplace,

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Pinup: Qubole – The Growth Of Big Data as a Service

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In late 2013, the growth of ‘Big Data as a Service’ (BDaaS) was being tipped as one of 2014’s standout trends. It was speculated that BDaaS was even the natural replacement of Software as a Service (SaaS) – the SaaS approach to acquiring specialised enterprise applications had proved itself to be a valid technology model,

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How Far Away Is The Internet Of Things?

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How Far Away Is The Internet Of Things? For all the talk about the growth and expansion of the internet of things, the reality is that we are still quite far away from seeing consumer level, widespread adoption of the concept. How long will it be until the internet of things becomes an everyday reality?

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How The European Union Is Helping Its Citizens Cope With Big Data

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How The European Union Is Helping Its Citizens Cope With Big Data With 1.7 million billion bytes of data produced in the world every minute, it is increasingly clear that our brains need to deal with large and complex data sets. The aforementioned figure is the equivalent of 360,000 DVDs – a context that makes

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Is The CIA Concerned About The Internet Of Things?

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Is The CIA Concerned About The Internet Of Things? A recent forum on the future of warfare at the Aspen Security Centre in Colorado established that one of the major geo-security threats of the coming decades would be the internet of things – specifically the embedding of computers, sensors and internet capabilities into everyday objects.

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Wearable Tech In The Workplace

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Wearable Tech In The Workplace Wearable tech is already profoundly altering the way we interact with our personal lives, but as the industry continues to grow relentlessly it will inevitably permeate into the workplace. This shift has the potential to greatly change the way employees are managed and monitored – for better or for worse.

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