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How the cloud could save your life in a wildfire

Written by Jordan Teicher | February 22, 2019 | Cloud, New Normal, Telecommunications

Kenji Kato's app can keep first responders and residents informed during a wildfire like never before. ...read more


45,000 frog calls and counting: how crowd-sourced science could help heal the planet

Written by Justine Jablonska | October 29, 2018 | Cloud, Data, Government...

How do we help the planet? Ask a frog... and 200,000 of its friends. ...read more


In the ’90s, Dan Kohn brought retail to the web. Now he has another big idea.

Written by Jordan Teicher | September 5, 2018 | Big Thinkers, Cloud, Retail and Consumer Products

At 21, Dan Kohn made secure retail transactions possible online. Now, he advocates for new technologies that improve e-commerce. ...read more


For this Maryland city, a smarter city is a safer one

Written by Justine Jablonska | August 9, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Cloud, Government...

Seat Pleasant is one of the first small smart cities in the United States, and began its smart journey in May 2016.  ...read more


Can the cloud defeat video game lag?

Written by Jordan Teicher | May 8, 2018 | Cloud, Media and Entertainment, New Normal

Cloud technology isn’t just improving the experience for viewers of online gaming; it’s also contributing to a better experience for players. ...read more


‘I felt absolutely horrible’: the world record-holder for binge watching looks back

Written by Jordan Teicher | March 21, 2018 | Cloud, Media and Entertainment, Telecommunications

Binge-watching is a quintessential 21st-century pastime. But few have binged like Guinness World Record holder Alejandro “AJ” Fragoso. ...read more


Why a Russian cartoon bear is more popular than Taylor Swift on YouTube

Written by Jordan Teicher | March 19, 2018 | Cloud, Media and Entertainment

An episode of “Masha and the Bear” is the only non-music video to crack YouTube’s top 10 most-watched list. Here's what that means for networks. ...read more


The race to scale network virtualization through automation is accelerating

Written by Jordan Teicher | February 23, 2018 | Cloud, Telecommunications

The idea of network function virtualization first emerged in 2012 as a way for telcos to meet rising demand for bandwidth, cut down costs, and speed up delivery of new services. But for the most part, implementations have been slow and modest in their scope. In 2018, that’s changing. ...read more


What is network function virtualization?

Written by Jordan Teicher | February 21, 2018 | Cloud, Explain it to a Martian

What is network function virtualization? IBM's Steve Teitzel and Charlie Arteaga explain it. ...read more