IDG Contributor Network: Information-centric networking could fix these internet problems

Information-centric networking (ICN) ticks many of the requirements boxes for 5G, driven by the proliferation of software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV). But what are those issues that ICN improves over the current internet? And how does it do it? Today’s internet has seen significant changes. With forecasts for 2020 predicting 50 billion […] Read more »

Alphabet plans analytics platform to help cities solve traffic problems

Sidewalks Labs, a unit of Alphabet, is teaming up with the U.S. Department of Transportation to build a data and analytics platform that promises to help cities understand where people go and how they get there. The goal is to help better design transportation infrastructure to suit a city’s needs. The platform, called Flow, will […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: 2016: The year of IT-driven solutions to business problems

It wouldn’t be the beginning of a new year without two hallmarks: resolutions and predictions. My 2016 resolution is to help companies understand the importance of strong financial management when moving into hybrid clouds. Every day, I’m reminded by examples I hear, read, and experience which remind me that, if you don’t start with a […] Read more »

Yahoo Malvertising Attack Points To More Flash Problems

For nearly a week, Yahoo sustained a malvertising attack that seems to point to further security concerns with Adobe’s Flash platform. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Yahoo tackles large ‘malvertising’ campaign in its ad networkWorld Economic Forum Says Tech Firms Must Do More to Tackle ExtremismFacebook says will make ads more transparentElon Musk Reveals More Details About […] Read more »