The Cloud

Distributed Cloud Will Unlock the Power of 5G

5G promises network responses at speed faster than we can even perceive, but to get there we need a distributed cloud that spans the end-device, edge sites, distributed sites, central sites and public clouds, argues...

By Embracing Tech, Small Business Can Act Big

As larger competitors adjust to increasingly more experience-focused consumers, small businesses are not far behind, says Pitney Bowes' Jason Dies. Emerging technologies like the cloud, analytics, virtual assistants, and AI can help close the gap...

Wired Wineries: IoT Fine-Tunes Ancient Processes

Making wine has become as much science as art, and tech is playing an increasing role. Hahn Family Wines in California partners with Verizon to deploy sensors throughout their vineyards. The sensors collect data that...

Hello Barbie Hijacked, as Techonomy 2016 Foreshadowed

At Techonomy 2016, panelists revealed shocking security risks associated with embedding the internet in children’s toys. The fear that these devices could be compromised appears to have been warranted. Over the past year, hackers have...

Davos 2015: CloudFlare’s Matthew Prince on Growing Cyberthreats

CloudFlare Co-Founder and CEO Matthew Prince visits Hub Culture at the World Economic Forum Davos 2015. Prince discusses the multitude of security breaches in 2014, a trend likely to continue in 2015. With its large...

Jaron Lanier Says Transparency Is the Path to a Sustainable Techonomy

“Automation should not be an enemy of employment. It never was before. The only difference between now and the past is that now we’re pretending that people who do the real work are actually not,”...

Can We Hold Back Data-Secessionism?

German Chancellor Merkel has called for a "European data network" that would prevent Europe-to-Europe information from passing through the U.S., and the EU has joined with Brazil to build a new undersea fiber optic cable...

What Happened at Techonomy 2012, and What to Expect This Year

Techonomy's David Kirkpatrick shares highlights from our 2012 Tucson conference, which was more business-centric than previous gatherings. As a place "where the suits meet the geeks," the Techonomy conference looks at the big issues changing...

As NSA Worries Cloud Dropbox, Tonido Offers its “Personal Cloud”

With the revelation that the National Security Agency’s PRISM program accesses user data at nine U.S. Internet companies, many presumed that Dropbox would be the tenth. The public cloud storage company denied that, but the...

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