Auto-deleting messages taking off, says survey

Auto-deleting messages taking off, says survey

Close to half of young people are electing to use messaging apps that auto-delete sent messages, a survey has found.

08/25/2015

Banks on unsupported Windows Server 2003 still

Banks on unsupported Windows Server 2003 still

Banks and a major live-chat service are still using the now-unsupported server platform, according to survey findings

08/18/2015

IT on its way out?

IT on its way out?

A report is suggesting there will be a massive shift in the way IT is performed because traditional IT isn’t agile enough.

08/12/2015

Can voice recognition replace passwords? One bank says ‘Yes’

Can voice recognition replace passwords? One bank says ‘Yes’

A bank in Holland is embracing voice biometrics, and even using it for funds transfers. The developer says it has a couple of solutions in this arena.

08/07/2015

Smartphone add-on monitors electrical circuit overloads

Smartphone add-on monitors electrical circuit overloads

An accessory for your smartphone can let you see overloaded circuits before they cause trouble.

07/30/2015

Push notifications as distracting as responding, says study

Push notifications as distracting as responding, says study

Just receiving notifications on your mobile phone can impair your ability to focus on a given task, a new study finds.

07/23/2015

IT feels unloved, says survey

IT feels unloved, says survey

Workplace discontent is hugely prevalent in IT according to a recent survey.

07/15/2015

Emoji passcodes are easier and more secure

Emoji passcodes are easier and more secure

Humans’ inherent ability to remember pictures is behind a possible future shift to emoji passwords.

07/08/2015

Are in-body microchips set for office life?

Are in-body microchips set for office life?

Work getting under your skin? It will be if pet-style, embedded-in-hand radio chips take off.

06/30/2015

Satellite hotspot brings Internet to new places

Satellite hotspot brings Internet to new places

Inmarsat’s IsatHub hotspot pulls Internet from satellites using a paperback-book sized device that you pair with your smartphone. It works almost anywhere.

06/25/2015

Space-based Internet starts to get serious

Space-based Internet starts to get serious

Major space company Airbus says it will be building Internet-delivering satellites.

06/24/2015

Video games keep you fit, says study

A new study says active video games are a better source of moderate or intense physical exercise for kids than outdoor play.

06/23/2015

Wearables about to kick in for business

Wearables about to kick in for business

Smartwatches and smart glasses for workers proffer benefits, like virtual help. But will the worker go along with the perceived associated tracking?

06/15/2015

Voicemail is on its way out

Voicemail is on its way out

Following on from the fax machine, we’re now seeing the demise of voicemail, according to some pundits.

06/10/2015

More Verizon LTE MVNOs coming

More Verizon LTE MVNOs coming

More options for getting onto Verizon’s LTE towers are rolling out if you know where to look.

06/08/2015

We’ll be using 14 GBs of mobile data per month by 2020, report says

We’ll be using 14 GBs of mobile data per month by 2020, report says

Today's big data revolution will feel like 'the arrival of a floppy disk,' telco vendor Ericsson says.

06/04/2015

Immersive video collaboration is around the corner

Immersive video collaboration is around the corner

Next-generation video conferencing collaboration promises to revolutionize remote working—again.

06/01/2015

Solar generators, sat-coms among the gadgets at Overland Expo

Solar generators, sat-coms among the gadgets at Overland Expo

An annual Arizona exposition for self-organized adventure travel demos the latest tech for exploring off the grid. I went along to see the gear.

05/28/2015

Twitter mining can help protect facilities

Twitter mining can help protect facilities

New software that uses Twitter keyword searches along with geocoding can help enterprises become alerted about regionalized, developing events that might affect assets, such as buildings.

05/26/2015

Upgraded Office for Android previews are ready

Upgraded Office for Android previews are ready

New, pre-release versions of updated Microsoft Office apps are available now for testing.

05/20/2015

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