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Dark Side of Big Data: Signs of Big Brother as Police Adopt Data Techniques

By Dick Weisinger

A dark side to the growth in the use of Big Data is potential abuse of data privacy.  One worry is that governments, even with potentially good intentions, may use data as a means of tracking and monitoring its citizens. 

Custom Chips: Technology Vendors Invest in Design of Custom Semiconductors and Chips

By Dick Weisinger

As technology behemoths like Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon and Google grow massive investments in data centers, they are increasingly looking to build the chips and electronics that drive those centers themselves.  Companies like Intel and Qualcomm currently are two of the

Internet 2018: Snapshot of Internet Trends and Statistics

By Dick Weisinger

Mary Meeker, a venture capitalist and partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, released her annual report on Internet statistics and trends on May 30th.  It covers mobile and commerce, as well as key tech players, like Amazon, Alibaba, and

Technology and the Construction Industry: Helping Businesses be More Safe, More Organized, and More Competitive

By Dick Weisinger

The construction industry has lagged behind when it comes to adopting new technologies, according to a report by KPMG.  Less than one half of construction businesses have a clear vision for how to adopt technology for achieving innovation, and only

Data Centers: They’re Shrinking in Numbers But Bulking in Size

By Dick Weisinger

The total number of data centers globally is decreasing.  IDC says that the total number hit a peak in 2017 and expected to slowly decline.  As businesses move their data to the cloud there is less of a need of