Visual Analytics lets users analyze and visualize massive amounts of data in near-real time and share with others via the Web or iPad (and soon, Android) devices.
Microsoft will provide law enforcement agencies free image-matching tools to track and locate child porn traffickers.
Federal agencies stand to become more efficient by moving to a cloud-based model, but they need a plan for getting over institutional barriers, a panel of experts says.
A class-action lawsuit filed in an Austin, Texas, court the week of March 12 alleges some of the most-downloaded mobile apps are stealing personal information without users' knowledge. Just who is responsible? There are some pretty well known names, including but not limited to Facebook, Apple and Twitter.
With the spread of mobile devices and apps, the personal cloud will replace the personal computer at the center of users' digital lives, according to a report from Gartner.
Cloud computing could revolutionize the intelligence community's analytical and big data processing capabilities, according to an INSA white paper.
More concierge than search engine, Wolfram Alpha Pro will analyze a query, perform high-end math calculations and even analyze images.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is working with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to create visualization tools, advanced analytics and prototypes for health data delivery.
The move to big data requires a different skill set, experts say, as they try to define the role of data officer or data scientist.
As smart phones and tablets redefine personal computing, agencies across the United States are giving desktop virtualization a fresh look. Could yours be next?
Microsoft is aiming to make its Windows and other tools interoperable with Apache Hadoop, a key framework for agencies pursuing big data.
Microsoft is developing a multi-tenant, government community cloud to add to the variety of cloud offerings the company provides agencies and businesses.