The problem, as pointed out by Ian Paul at PC World , is that the overall Internet infrastructure doesn't actually support gigabit speeds. So while bumping up the speed of your Internet will decrease the chances of intermittent hiccups when browsing the web, it doesn't necessarily result in a noticeable speedup.
Researchers from Duo Security have found a weakness in Google's two-step verification system that could allow a hacker to take over an account with nothing more than an application-specific password..
Thinking Phone Networks, a provider of cloud-based unified communications (UC), inked a deal this week with Intelisys, a telecom master agent, to provide cloud-based UC services throughout its organization.
Those hoping that the data analytics of social media and the Internet could supplement data will have to wait for more refinement of the algorithms.
As I pored through its specifications and perused the video of the Chromebook Pixel, I couldn't help but wonder if the Chromebook may one day replace all laptops.
Google has announced the release of the Chromebook Pixel, the priciest and most powerful Chromebook in the lineup yet.
Google has had some success in its war against account hijackers, and successfully reduced the number of compromised accounts by 99.7 percent compared to the peak of these hijacking attempts recorded in 2011.
"More and more I see something of a backlash to the idea that the relational database is dead," O'Brien said. "For a handful of companies and some well funded startups, yes, relational databases are dead. But the majority of companies still have a massive investment in SQL."
Microsoft continues to make modest gains in search engine market share, but is it really worth the billions it's investing to keep the Internet division afloat?
Mixing data from social media with harder numbers for analytics can be useful, but it has its limits. Case in point: Google's flu-tracking system dramatically overestimated the number of people in the United States with influenza at the peak of this year's season, reports Declan Butler at Nature . The most likely reason: news coverage that warped the usual social-media patterns that Google Flu Trends depends on.