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The future of Facebook... telepathy?

The future of Facebook... telepathy?

In a recent interview, Mark Zuckerberg said that he thinks the future of online communication will involve directly sending our thoughts via telepathy. Is the future of Facebook going to be some kind of “mind meld” with no typing or recording devices required? There are some intriguing implications to this theoretical new way of communicating.

 
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TAGS IT, Mobile | Posted in Trends

The Week’s Top IT Stories: 7/24

The Week’s Top IT Stories: 7/24

Each week, Eaton scours the Internet to bring you the top industry headlines of the moment. This week, a partnership between Accenture and Hyundai is serving to improve the connectedness of the shipping industry, Nokia started getting ready to enter the VR industry, and the value of Amazon’s cloud business broke the $7 billion mark. See what else made our top headlines.

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TAGS IT, Cloud Computing | Posted in News

A Roundup of the Top June Blackouts

A Roundup of the Top June Blackouts

Power outages translated to June Gloom for millions of people across the country this month, with 405 cuts tallied by Eaton’s Blackout Tracker. From California to New England, a total of 1.99 million people were left in the dark for a collective 338 hours — that’s more than 14 days! Here's a peek at some of the most burdensome blackouts.

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TAGS Power Loss | Posted in News

TV Won The Internet - Now What?

TV Won The Internet - Now What?

Companies that used to be thought of primarily as “Internet companies” (like Netflix) are now reinventing themselves to look more like premium “TV companies” (like HBO) – and more “TV companies” are making their content available via online streaming services. Here are a few lessons and insights for the future of online technology and the future of entertainment.

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TAGS IT | Posted in Trends

The Week’s Top IT Stories: 7/17

The Week’s Top IT Stories: 7/17

Each week, Eaton scours the Internet to bring you the top industry headlines of the moment. This week Microsoft (in an update from last week) expanded its online store, Intel pushed back the release date of its 10 nm processing chip, Samsung’s answer to Apple Pay is being tested in Korea, and the European Union began investigating Qualcomm for antitrust reasons. See what else made our top headlines.

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TAGS IT | Posted in News

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