Articles By Nestor E. Arellano

SAS expands cloud analytics business

Big data software maker SAS Institute yesterday officially opened a massive building in its Cary, N.C. campus that will house what could be called a rapid response cloud analytics. The opening of the

Published on: October 22nd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Insurers still struggle with predictive analytics: Study

LAS VEGAS -- The use of anti-fraud technology by insurers in North America is on the rise. However, many companies are still struggling with the deployment of proactive predictive analytics tools because of

Published on: October 22nd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Government looking for ISPs to provide rural high-speed Internet

The federal government is looking for Internet service providers that will provide high-speed Internet service to rural areas in the country and it is willing to fund up to 75 per cent of

Published on: October 16th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Three C’s help Ontario town’s open data project gain steam

The open data initiative of the south western Ontario town of Oakville is gaining momentum. The town’s online data catalogue grew last week with the inclusion of new data sets on coyotes, cemeteries and

Published on: October 16th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Apple launches iPad Mini 3 and iPad Air 2

Apple's newest tablet devices are the iPad Mini 3 and the iPad Air 2. The devices comes with features that previously were available only on iPhones. These include Touch ID, a finger sensor for

Published on: October 16th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Firms aiding state snooping risk involvement in rights abuse: UN

The top United Nations human rights official criticized the “disturbing lack of transparency” in government online surveillance policies and practices and laid down some guiding principles for businesses approached by state agencies to

Published on: October 16th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

iPad Mini 3, iPad Air 2 details leaked

Apple Inc. appears to have accidentally leaked details of its new tablet devices on Wednesday ahead of the expected announcement of the products believed to be scheduled today. Images of the iPad Air

Published on: October 16th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Regional carriers say wholesale roaming rates hurt their business

Regional carriers MTS Inc., Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corp and Tbaytel are asking the Canadian Radio-Television and telecommunications  Commission (CRTC) to make adjustments to existing wholesale roaming rates because fee limits imposed by the

Published on: October 3rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Government okays e-labelling for wearable technology

The federal government is allowing manufacturers of mobile devices and wearable technology to present government and industry required label information electronically in lieu of physical labels or nameplates. This makes Canada the sixth

Published on: October 3rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

IBM Power servers to outrun Watson

A new line of IBM Power servers scheduled for release in 2016 is receiving power upgrades that will make the servers faster than the company’s Watson supercomputer. IBM (NYSE: IBM) has been touting Watson,

Published on: October 3rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano