Xiaomi Amends Cloud Messaging Service After Privacy Scare

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Xiaomi Amends Cloud Messaging Service After Privacy Scare Roughly a week ago, Finland’s F­Secure started investigating claims that Xiaomi was sending essential data under the radar from its MIUI ­powered phones back to the main Xiaomi servers in China. As it turned out the claims were not unsubstantiated and touched upon the worst fears of consumers who were

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Auxiliary Cloud: How The Cloud And Big Data Can Help The Elderly

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Auxiliary Cloud: How The Cloud And Big Data Can Help The Elderly Growing old can be challenging, confusing and most certainly frustrating. The ongoing economic development will account for lower birth rates worldwide and, subsequently, an increase in demand for auxiliary technologies that assist the elderly. There are already many cloud-based tools that help the

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Intel Using Big Data For Parkinson’s Disease Study

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Intel Using Big Data For Parkinson’s Disease Study Intel Corporation has stated that they are partnering up with the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research for the purpose of studying Parkinson’s Disease through Big Data and wearable technology. Parkinson’s Disease is second to Alzheimer’s when it comes to worldwide prevalence, and the efforts of

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Cloud Infographic: Wearable World Taxonomy

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Cloud Infographic: Wearable World Taxonomy CloudTweaks has covered many technological topics over the years. Some of the more recent ones being (IoT) Internet of Things as well as Wearable Technology. Some may claim that Wearable Tech is nothing new. However, when plugged into the cloud, it can become fairly evolutionary. Provided is an insightful infographic

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The Industries That The Cloud Will Change The Most

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The Industries That The Cloud Will Change The Most Cloud computing is rapidly revolutionizing the way we do business. Instead of being a blurry buzzword, it has become a facet of everyday life. Most people may not quite understand how the cloud works, but electricity is quite difficult to fathom as well. Anyway, regardless of

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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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OpenStack Marketplace Now Features Hosted Private Cloud Options

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OpenStack Marketplace Now Features Hosted Private Cloud Options Addition of Hosted Private Cloud category to OpenStack Marketplace underscores interest among enterprises in different OpenStack consumption models August 13, 2014 // AUSTIN, Tex. — Hosted Private Clouds have become a popular option for users that want to consume OpenStack cloud infrastructure without the responsibility for designing,

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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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Cloud Infographic – The Internet Of Things In 2020

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Cloud Infographic –  The Internet Of Things In 2020 The growing interest in the Internet of Things is amongst us and there is much discussion. Attached is an archived but still relevant infographic by Intel which has produced a memorizing snapshot at how the number of connected devices have exploded since the birth of the

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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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Google Glass; Privacy Fear And Embarrassment

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Google Glass; Privacy Fear And Embarrassment Google Glass is extremely high tech and can be very beneficial to users. However, Google had to send out a reminder to such users to take them off during intimate and very, very private situations. During a conference in San Francisco for Google developers in 2013, a few attendees

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Cloud Infographic: What’s On The Market In Wearable Tech

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Cloud Infographic: What’s On The Market In Wearable Tech As the potential for technology continues its sprint outside of the boundaries that society once thought to be far more than possible, it became very apparent that there would no longer be a natural progression for the gadgets of the future. It wasn’t a matter of

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