Kayla Matthews

Kayla Matthews is a technology writer dedicated to exploring issues related to the Cloud, Cybersecurity, IoT and the use of tech in daily life. Her work can be seen on such sites as The Huffington Post, MakeUseOf, and VMBlog. You can read more from Kayla on her personal website, Productivity Bytes.

Using No Electronics, 3D-Printed Objects Can Now Connect to Wi-Fi

By Kayla Matthews | January 2, 2018

3D-Printed Objects Can Connect to Wi-Fi The vast collection of 3-D-printed products in existence is impressive enough to inspire people of all ages and interests. However, a team recently made 3D-printed items that are remarkable in their own right — they

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Forward-thinking Developers Recognize Cloud Services Drive Innovation

By Kayla Matthews | December 18, 2017

Cloud Services Drive Innovation It’s common to read news stories and research about certain segments of cloud computing and how they’re growing. However, an organization known as the International Data Corporation took an all-encompassing approach by looking at the “whole

The Internet of (Retail) Things: How mPOS Systems Make Buying Stuff High-Tech

By Kayla Matthews | December 6, 2017

mPOS Systems On The Rise Modern society is increasingly connected — and mobile. Those realities have also carried over to how people buy things, specifically, mobile point-of-service (mPOS). These devices let merchants and service providers simplify making and processing payments

This Amsterdam Bank Wants To Hack … Itself?

By Kayla Matthews | November 21, 2017

Bank Wants To Hack … Itself? With instances of professional hacking and data leaks making the news every year, it’s no secret that cybersecurity has become a major concern. How does a corporation ensure its cybersecurity remains impenetrable in a world

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Do More With Machine Learning Thanks to These 6 Open-Source Tools

By Kayla Matthews | November 2, 2017

Machine Learning Open-Source Tools We are in the middle of a machine learning, AI and big data renaissance — at least, that’s what we’re calling it. Seemingly everyone is interested in this technology these days, and for a good reason.

How Big Data Is Aiding Police And Security Officers

By Kayla Matthews | October 27, 2017

Big Data Is Aiding Police Officers Big data has become a trusted resource for people in industries ranging from health care to marketing. It shouldn’t be surprising, then, that big data is quickly becoming the future of law enforcement, too. Below,

The Path of Technology is Paved With New Collaboration Strategies 

By Kayla Matthews | October 17, 2017

Collaboration Strategies Cloud computing ushers in a new age of collaboration, one that allows an organization to excel at sharing data and strategies seamlessly and securely. Cloud-based collaboration has grown businesses at various levels, from employees collaborating within a single business

Will 2018 Be the Year Augmented Reality Moves Outside ‘Pokémon Go’?

By Kayla Matthews | September 12, 2017

2018 Augmented Reality If you’ve never heard of “Pokémon Go” — or at least never had the concept explained to you — then surely you’ve been living under a rock. Heck, it probably means you’ve been living under hundreds of

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Can Big Data Help Us Create a Medical Test for Autism?

By Kayla Matthews | August 22, 2017

Big Data and Autism Many mysteries surround autism spectrum disorder. Arguably, one of the largest is how to authoritatively diagnose it in children. However, scientists have developed the first physiological test, based on a big data algorithm. Keep reading to

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These U.S. Counties Are The Best At Using AI For Their Citizens

By Kayla Matthews | August 7, 2017

AI For Their Citizens Every year, the Center for Digital Government conducts a survey of every county in the U.S. and ranks them on how well they use information technology (IT) to enhance public service. Based on the results of

IBM and the Supercomputer – The Realities of the ‘50s Sci-fi Movies May Be Coming to Fruition

By Kayla Matthews | July 12, 2017

The Supercomputer In the 1950s, there were a ton of space movies. With the Space Race heating up between the U.S. and Russia, fears were at an all-time high. Some of these movies were full of hope, while others were

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What You Need to Know About GameStop’s Data Breach

By Kayla Matthews | June 19, 2017

GameStop’s Data Breach Just in case you missed it, GameStop quietly announced a major data breach of sensitive customer information which occurred for a six-month period. We say “quietly” announced because they sent out snail mail letters to anyone that