Daniel Matthews

Breach Data

No Google+? No Problem

No doubt you heard about the death of Google+? The reports of the death of Google+ are not exaggerated. But it’s an exaggeration to say that Google shut it down because of a data breach. Rather, Google shut it down

Tech Tv

The Web Became Video’s Best Friend

Netflix and the Cloud It’s official: video has now completed a successful transfer to the cloud. The outstanding example of late is Netflix’s tie with HBO for the most Emmy awards. This is the first time Netflix has tied with

Daniel Matthews

Technology Future of Work That May Be Scary to Some

The Future of Work May Be Scary to Some Anyone paying attention to the world of work over the past 10 years or so has noticed the profound changes. Whether client-facing or internal, the cloud and its attendant technologies —

New York Taxis

Why Isn’t There a US GDPR?

US GDPR Recently, I was reading an article from The Hartford on how to protect business income. The Hartford recommends something that seems like a no-brainer to anyone who has ever heard of the cloud — meaning just about anyone

Diagnosis Eye Diabetes.

It’s Official: AI Can Now Do a Doctor’s Job

AI Can Now Do a Doctor’s Job Look at how far we’ve come with AI and healthcare. Not long ago, I took a look at the telehealth scene and noted that there were no algorithms coming up with direct diagnoses

Connecting

Web Collaboration: When Will Remote Work Meet Virtual Reality?

Cloud Collaboration The benefits of remote work and cloud collaboration make it hard for businesses and employees to pass up. For the business, it’s a perk that can draw prospects. Plus, businesses with remote teams can save a lot of

Cloud Security Health

Are Smart Pills a Smart Idea for the IoT?

Smart Pills and IoT It stands to reason that the medical industry would be the most likely place for groundbreaking and disruptive tech advancement. An aging baby boomer population—a huge slice of America as we know it—is seeking to prolong

Smart City

The Smart City Is Closer Than You Think

Smart Cities “Today, in the era of Big Data, it is essential to have a central platform to house all of the government’s data, a platform that taps into the potential of artificial intelligence to spread happiness among the people.”

Security Business Image

Survey: 87% of Businesses Are Confident About Cybersecurity

Businesses Confident About Cybersecurity In a year that has seen multiple massive data breaches and troubling cyberattacks, a new survey reveals 87 percent of businesses are “confident in their cybersecurity preparedness.” The survey, from SolarWinds MSP, included 400 businesses from

Identity

AI and the Future of Identity Protection

Future of Identity Protection There’s a lot of alarm over who stands to lose their job to automation and artificial intelligence. From fast food workers to toll booth operators, no doubt there’ll be some losses in the coming decades. But

Security Watch

Was the Data Just Too Big? Inside the Equifax Hack

Inside the Equifax Hack Equifax is a gigantic financial organization, the entire livelihood of which revolves around collecting and analyzing consumer credit data to assign credit scores. If any organization knows how to handle big data and keep it secure,

Daniel Matthews

Telehealth: Big Data and Healthcare Innovation

Telehealth Innovation Every day, people pop their health-related questions into Google’s search field. Symptoms-related searches alone make up about 1 percent of queries in Google. If you think about it, given the number of things people could search for, that’s

Dark Web

An End to Credit Cards? How the Dark Web Is Pushing Fintech Towards Blockchain

Dark Web Pushing Fintech Towards Blockchain As Jennifer Klosterman points out, “There are many strong reasons for reputable businesses to keep their noses clean and well out of the Dark Web.” Not the least of these reasons is the hive

Data Science Big

Big Data: The Hot Commodity for Marketing in 2017 and Beyond?

Big Data: The Hot Commodity for Marketing Will the market for consumer data ever come to a breaking point? Let me explain. When it comes to digital marketing agencies—agencies that are responsible for a great deal of the content you

Iot Developers

For Uber and Waymo’s Initiatives to Thrive, IoT Needs 4.5 Million Developers by 2020

IoT Developers Imagine it’s December, 2016, and you’re Uber boss Travis Kalanick. One of your self-driving Volvos in SF just ran a red light in front of the MOMA. You’re fuming. There was a human behind the wheel of that