Researchers are working on technology that could be shipped to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak as soon as a few months from now, while also looking ahead to bigger plans to combat any disease outbreak.
The European forecast of Hurricane Sandy in 2012 was so far ahead of U.S. models in predicting the storm's path that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration was called before Congress to explain how it happened.
Data integration is often underestimated and poorly implemented, taking time and resources. Yet it continues to grow in strategic importance as customer data and touch points grow with the emergence of cloud, social and mobile
The biggest headcount reduction in Microsoft's history was driven by a need to invest in new technologies, not to boost the company's bottom line, said Jeff Teper, Microsoft's head of corporate strategy.
Low battery consumption will be a key to success for IoT products, and chip makers are working on more frugal processors and microcontrollers to make that happen.
Improved energy efficiency was a common theme at the Electronica...
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said when looking at what's ahead in computer science research, he's most excited about machine learning, the science of building algorithms so that computers can recognize behavior in large data...