Metadata is valuable for extracting knowledge from smaller subsets of data for intelligence-gathering as well as for energy, weather and public safety research, experts say.
As text-to-911 service begins appear around the country, the FCC, public safety agencies and carriers warn that it is a complement to and not a substitute for voice calls in an emergency.
Durham, N.C., is one a handful of jurisdictions that have moved 911 call centers to the cloud, preparing to implement a full range of IP-based services as they become available.
Labor Department's smart phone application helps workers keep track of hours.
The Android app being developed at the University of North Texas would let dispatchers use a smart phone's camera and sensors to get a better view of an emergency.
A year after the global launch, traffic using IPv6 has doubled, with some mobile networks, university campuses and government agencies driving the switch.
Fueled by government research, advances in portable computers, untethered phones and wireless communication standards ushered in today's anytime, anyplace way of doing business.
Mobile technology has changed a lot in the past 30 years. It may change even more in the next five.
The company's new phone harkens to the days of old with a physical keyboard, while adding new functionality and security features with Version 10.1 of the OS.
Big data, analytics, mobile computing and social media will blend together, with services doled out by cloud brokers.
Data volume is up, backup systems are nearing capacity and several factors have limited testing, leading feds to fear that systems aren't ready for recovery, a MeriTalk survey finds.
The Mobile Security Reference Architecture is one more guide for agencies wrestling with how so securely bring smart phones and tablets into their networks.