Digital

Application Workloads and Object Innovation

The increased importance that new workloads placed on metadata drove the industry to treat metadata as a first-class citizen. The "interspersal" technique used by most NAS devices did not lend itself to the new workloads. As a result, the industry evolved (yet again) in response to these new applications and facilitated the rise of object-based storage systems.

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Hult Prize Profile: SokoText

Five graduate students/ entrepreneurs from the London School of Economics are one of six finalist teams competing for $1 million in seed funding. On Monday night in New York City, the winner -- of the $1 million dollar prize -- will be announced at the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative.

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Is iPhone 5S the Fingerprint of mCommerce Success?

Today as part of the new iPhone 5S Apple has finally integrated Authentec's biometric technology into their flagship mobile phone that they purchased last year. Why is this tiny little sensor such a potential sea change for the mobile industry? Let's look at all of the ways that this technology addition makes the iPhone more valuable than other phones.

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What Game Will Engage Your Customers?

Gamification is the use of game methods and game thinking in order to engage users or solve problems. It is an innovative crowdsourcing technique which is gaining increasingly widespread acceptance in business, education and research. For example Cancer Research UK has launched GeneGame..

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