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2014-10-21 12:36:32

World's Leading Information Security Event Supports Community by Awarding 60 Student Scholarships to Up and Coming Security Professionals SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Black Hat, the world's leading family of information security events, announced the results of Black Hat Europe 2014, the fourteenth year of the show. Last week Black Hat Europe welcomed more than 1,000 of the most renowned security experts in the world, representing 68 different countries. From Oct....

2014-10-20 12:27:23

UBM Tech names James Connolly as Editor-in-Chief and David Wagner as Community Editor of the popular analytics and big data website and community All Analytics. NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech today named accomplished journalists James Connolly and David Wagner to lead the editorial team for the three-year-old website and online community All Analytics. Connolly, who was named editor-in-chief, previously had been executive editor on A2 and editor of other UBM Tech...

2014-10-17 16:23:04

When it comes to robots, what constitutes ethics? Can a robot programmed to be ethical, become unethical? What about the person doing the programming? Geekend author David Wagner asks the question. NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Is it ethical to make a robot that thinks? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152812LOGO If a robot is designed to be ethical, can that robot ever become unethical? Is the engineer who programs the robot responsible for the ethics of his...

2014-10-16 12:28:11

This week, host Curtis Franklin and the editors of InformationWeek discuss the latest news from Apple, updates from Dreamforce 2014 in San Francisco, plus a new feature called "The Week in :60." NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world of IT doesn't stand still for a minute, and this week offered a bit of everything for everyone, from the CIO to the IT manager to the consumer gadget freak. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141016/152609LOGO If you missed any of the...

2014-10-16 08:32:20

With the Affordable Care Act and data breaches in the news as of late, InformationWeek is turning its attention to healthcare and how technology can help the industry. NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The effects of healthcare and technology are all around us. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141015/152358LOGO Whether it's buying insurance through the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), healthcare providers learning to use new technologies such as electronic healthcare records...

2014-10-14 08:27:11

Join the editors of Bank Systems & Technology today as they discuss findings from the IDC Financial Insights 2014 FinTech report. NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial services and the technology that drives the industry are always in a state of flux. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141013/151831LOGO In recent years, with merger and acquisition activity increasing, new entrants coming into the market, and the traditional players evolving to stay relevant, the...

2014-10-13 08:32:33

InformationWeek is asking its readers to help chose the IT Chief of the Year. Who are the technology leaders who are changing their industry? NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to technology, IT can help change the way business is done. Who are the bold IT leaders using tech to transform enterprises today? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141010/151547LOGO This is the question that the editors of InformationWeek ask every year when it comes to choosing our...

2014-10-10 16:22:54

It turns out the office jerk is not only bad for business, but bad for everyone else working there as well. Geekend author David Wagner goes looking for a cure. NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You know the type: The guy in the office who walks around, talking about what a great job he's doing and how he's on the fast track for the next bonus. Yet his work is terrible, and he doesn't help anyone. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141010/151486LOGO He's the office jerk....

2014-10-09 12:27:52

InformationWeek editors report from Gartner Symposium in Orlando, where the topics ranged from analytics trends to what CIOs need to know NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether the topic is the latest trend in analytics, what all CIOs need to know, or what Steve Wozniack thinks about mobility, the editors of InformationWeek have you covered. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141009/151295 This week, InformationWeek editors traveled to Orlando for the Gartner Symposium...

2014-10-03 12:27:41

Premier Conference for Chip, Board and Systems Design Engineers to take place January 27-30, 2015 in Silicon Valley SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DesignCon, the premier conference for chip, board and systems design engineers in the high-speed communications and semiconductor communities, today launched the full conference agenda and registration for the 2015 event. The country's largest event created for engineers by engineers and produced by UBM Tech, DesignCon takes place...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.