Large platform companies like Amazon, Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft want to provide the operating system for our lives, and they will fight hard in 2017 to establish their foothold in the emerging technologies we will likely come to rely on in the future. Who will succeed? Those with the mos...
Back in March, scientists detected 10 powerful bursts of radio signals coming from the same location in space. And now researchers have just picked up six more of the signals seemingly emanating from the same region, far beyond our Milky Way. These fast radio bursts (FRB) are some of the most elusiv...
CALIFORNIA – After launching a new update to the Photos web app on the iCloud beta website earlier this month, Apple has now rolled out the update to all users (via Mac Generation). The overhaul to the app on iCloud.com introduces a macOS-like Photos experience with a sidebar that can be toggled o...
Wow! What a year 2016 has been. The big data industry has significant inertia moving into 2017. In order to give our valued readers a pulse on important new trends leading into next year, we here at insideBIGDATA heard from all our friends across the vendor ecosystem to get their insights, reflectio...
Retailers investing in new technologies during 2016 did so in many cases to keep up with the competition, often represented most specifically by Amazon — the company that influenced how many of them pursued e-commerce, and now is prompting them to consider innovations in the emerging area of conve...
Against 2016’s difficult backdrop of Brexit debates, political commotion and muted economic expansion, it would be easy to assume 2017 would be a slow start in terms of growth and innovation.  But the outlook for technology promises to be anything but.  As managing director of one of the...
For eight years, Google always held its biggest event of the year, its I/O developer conference, in San Francisco. This year, however, it moved it out (and outdoors) to an amphitheater in Mountain View, right next to its campus. Looking back, that move now feels symbolic. In many ways, 2016 was...
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Leah H. Somerville, a Harvard neuroscientist, sometimes finds herself in front of an audience of judges. They come to hear her speak about how the brain develops. It’s a subject on which many legal questions depend. How old does someone have to be to be sentenced to death? When should someone get ...
The proliferation on online censorships from dozens of countries around the world has prevented numbers to access limitless sources of information from the internet; countries such as China, Iran, North Korea, Egypt, and United Arab Emirates have successfully blocked a couple of websites in their ar...
2016 was a rough year for those of us who love Apple’s desktops. For the past year (and in some cases much longer), Apple’s iMac, Mac mini, and Mac Pro have remained largely untouched. The Pro and mini especially have seen some serious neglect, with the current mini being over two years old...
Apple's devices might get more of the spotlight, but when it comes to market share, there's no denying Android's dominance.In the third quarter of this year, Android phones made up 84.3 percent of the worldwide smartphone market, according to IDC. They offer a variety of style choices and prices an...
It’s been discovered that Samsung has trademarked the term “Beast Mode” in the European Union. This has led to speculations that the South Korean phone maker is planning to add that feature to the Galaxy S8 in 2017. Although Samsung hasn’t revealed the specifications for the Galaxy S8, the h...
The Internet has created a culture where anybody – anybody – can go from obscurity to fame overnight. This notoriety doesn’t require consent. Often it’s uncontrollable, ruinous and impossible to stop. Take Pizzagate. What began as a fake news story about a child sex ring ...
2016 was a good year for Android apps. In addition to new and innovative smartphone applications entering the Google Play Store, many iPhone-only apps like Pokémon Go finally made their way to the Android market. Below are nine game-changing Android apps that made waves in 2016. Pokémon Go The ...
It’s getting difficult to figure out who to believe. When US President Obama blames Facebook for the proliferation of fake news online, it’s cause for concern. How do you know that the things you’re reading are true, and not just propaganda? The unfortunate news is that there isn’t a simple ...
Donald Trump floated the idea of creating a Muslim registry while campaigning. In recent weeks, prominent tech companies. But it might not be the major household names you need to worry about. Data brokers, which mine your online activity and spending habits, haven't said whether or not they would h...
Single software solution developed to accelerate additive manufacturing workflows for 3D Systems’ plastic 3D printers ROCK HILL, S.C., Dec. 19, 2016 -- 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today the release of 3D Sprint 2.0, a productivity-enhancing print management and print optimization software deve...
3D Systems Corp. (DDD), the additive manufacturing pioneer, believes the industry is on the verge of an inflection point in which it will generate volume and profits by “connecting prototyping to manufacturing.” Brean Capital’s Ananda Baruah, who has a hold rating on the tech compan...
Although the medical field has made many strides, at the end of the day, doctors are also prone to human mistakes. As a way to prevent human error, IBM Watson‘s cognitive technology is being developed to read and scan a patient’s medical images. This way, Watson has the ability to direct the att...
IBM's question-answering whiz, the Watson computer system, famously beat former winners on Jeopardy in 2011 — and now it's digging into aerospace research and data to help NASA answer questions on the frontier of spaceflight science and make crucial decisions in the moment during air travel. More ...
A judge in Texas has put the kibosh on a last-minute legal attempt to block the controversial decision for the US to give up control of one of the key systems that powers the internet. It's a move being breathlessly described by some as the US "giving up the internet" to the likes of China, Russia a...
In many cases, technology projects can be at odds with environmental interests. Technology can create a lot of waste, in device manufacture and energy use, and the increasing pace of innovation may only worsen these environmental issues. But there are a number of areas where this problem is seen as ...
Big data has been an ambiguous buzzword that has been flying around the technology industry for sometime, but this will change in 2017 This has been the year that big data has become, if possible, even bigger. A survey by Gartner found that 48% of companies invested in big data in 2016, and nearly t...
Looking to be the next leap forward in data organization, computation, and delivery for big data Databricks, the business built on top of the popular Apache Spark open source project, has raised $60 million in new financing. Taking the route mapped by so many big data companies before...
Christmas is almost upon us, and chances are you haven't even made a dent in your shopping list yet. Fortunately, there's a whole bunch of apps designed to help you. Counting down the days until the 25th won't just help you get in the spirit, it could also help you organise yourself a litt...

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