Feds Make Big Strides in Big Data Management

U.S. government agencies gradually have been getting a handle on utilizing the potential of big data and data analytics. At the same time, the Obama administration has recognized that significantly more investment will be required for federal big data research in order to guide agencies toward maximizing the value of processing huge chunks of data and improving their data analysis capabilities. During the past 12 to 24 months, federal agencies “have significantly changed the status quo,” noted IDC Research Director Adelaide O’Brien.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83804.html?rss=1

Powered by WPeMatico

Cubans embracing the digital age

Cuba’s communist-run government has gradually welcomed technology that makes the nation more open to the world.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/c/35492/f/676960/s/4e0a196d/sc/28/l/0L0Scnn0N0C20A160C0A30C0A30Ctravel0Ccnnphotos0Ecuba0Eonline0Cindex0Bhtml0Deref0Frss0Itech/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico

Facebook rolls out mobile profile pic changes such as video support, temporary images

Article Image Facebook is gradually rolling out a collection of mobile-oriented additions to profile pages and profile images, including videos, time-limited pictures, and a new customizable layout.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4a5ae452/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C10A0C0A20Cfacebook0Erolls0Eout0Emobile0Eprofile0Epic0Echanges0Esuch0Eas0Evideo0Esupport0Etemporary0Eimages/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico

US Agencies Getting the Hang of Doing More With Less

U.S. government agencies are gradually learning to deal with budget constraints in the management and procurement of information technology. The emphasis on productivity comes from the Obama administration, the ripple effects of budget sequestration, and congressional pressure for efficiency. “Agencies continue to face budget constraints while trying to modernize IT systems, increase efficiency, and improve citizen services,” noted Deltek market analyst Angie Petty in a recent update of federal IT spending trends.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82467.html?rss=1

Powered by WPeMatico

All non-Edition Apple Watch models now ship in one day

Following severely constrained supply at launch, Apple has gradually built up Apple Watch stock for online and in-store sales, and is now showing ship times of one business day for all aluminum Sport and regular stainless steel models.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4828e100/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A70C150Call0Enon0Eedition0Eapple0Ewatch0Emodels0Eshipping0Ein0Eone0Eday/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico

How the rest of Apple's ecosystem could benefit from Apple Watch: Smarter, contextually aware notifications

Apple frequently introduces new technologies and features in a singular new product, then gradually brings them to other devices in its ecosystem, making for a more coherent user experience. With the recent launch of the Apple Watch, the company has begun offering smarter and more contextually aware locations –?something we’d like to see on the rest of the company’s platforms.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4699df16/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A50C240Chow0Ethe0Erest0Eof0Eapples0Eecosystem0Ecould0Ebenefit0Efrom0Eapple0Ewatch0Esmarter0Econtextually0Eaware0Enotifications/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico

'CBS Sports' & 'USA Now' channels come to Apple TV

Apple continues to gradually expand the channel options available on its Apple TV set-top box, with both “CBS Sports” and “USA Now” automatically arriving on second- and third-generation devices on Tuesday.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4605ef7a/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A50C0A50Ccbs0Esports0Eusa0Enow0Echannels0Ecome0Eto0Eapple0Etv/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico