Bring Google scale to your datacentre

One of the pleasures of being a giant data processing company is the scale it gives for buying and creating new technologies. Service and content providers like Google, Twitter and others have found

Published on: August 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Moto E: How much Android do you get for $179?

Recently my inbox had a heads-up about the new Moto E handset from Motorola, which is now available in the Canadian marketplace for $179 at Staples…unlocked. For those looking for a new handset,

Published on: August 5th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Google to go after all bugs

Zero-day exploits are the bane of IT security professionals. Google says it will fight them with Project Zero. The search company said last week that it has created a new "well-staffed" team to

Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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