Smartwatches: Fad or necessity?

Ever since Samsung reported slower sales for its flagship Galaxy S5, the race to develop smartwatches has never been more important for the Korean giant. Samsung is not the only tech giant developing

Published on: July 16th, 2014 Chris Lau

Android at Google IO: What the L?

When the Google IO developer conference rolls around, you know there’s a bunch of Android news on the way, and this year is no exception. Sundar Pichai, Android’s senior VP, launched the big

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Upcoming Android to have enterprise security features

This year’s edition of the Google I/O developers conference opened Wednesday with a focus on the next version of Android and how it will work its way into cars,  TVs and wearable devices.

Published on: June 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Interview: Andrew Ng, chairman and co-founder of Coursera

There is an impending digital tsunami -- or D-Quake -- that can drive enterprises to destruction if they don't continually update their business model canvas for competitive advantage. They should be dynamically adopting

Published on: June 23rd, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

Another reason to be wary of Android

Many IT security professionals have been leery of allowing Android-toting employees at their organizations to have access to their networks because of security concerns. Now another justification has emerged: The discovery of poorly-coded

Published on: June 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Google adds satellites to global Internet plans

First it was high-altitude balloons. Then it was solar-powered drones. Now, Google says it will launch a fleet of high-capacity, low-orbit satellites to bring wireless broadband Internet access to the 4.8 billion people

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Leading from the front: top women in tech

FacebThe IT sector can take credit for including more than its share of the most powerful women in the world. Forbes has released its annual list of the "100 World’s Most Powerful Women,"

Published on: May 28th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

How to get into the cloud – and protect your data

It may look to some people as if there's no negotiating room when entering into agreements with cloud service providers, especially when it comes to protecting sensitive data that may pass through the

Published on: May 19th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Now: Google Play Music. Later: Android Silver (maybe)

On Monday, Google Canada launched the Google Play Music service in Canada. Previously available south of the border, Google finally added one more piece to the whole Android multimedia experience for those of

Published on: May 6th, 2014 Sean Carruthers