Stories by Colin Neagle

Ransomware: Pay it or fight it?

Ask security experts what to do when hit with ransomware -- the sophisticated malware that infects a device or network, uses military-grade encryption to restrict access, and demands payment for the decryption key -- and you'll typically get the same answer: "never pay the ransom."

CES 2015: Searching for the smartwatch market

For the smartwatch industry, the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show has served as a sort of massive strategy meeting to figure out how to turn the wristwatch into a technology device.

Drone management: The next frontier

About a year ago, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made a bold publicity move he sat down for a <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/amazons-jeff-bezos-looks-to-the-future/">60 Minutes interview</a> and showed off the company's planned use of drones for same-day delivery to its customers.

How the Internet of Things is transforming law enforcement

The Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to make waves in law enforcement. From connected guns that remember exactly when and how they were fired to wearable smart devices designed for police dogs, the IoT is becoming a go-to solution not only to improve law enforcement officers' capabilities, but also to increase accountability and public safety.

How will iPhone 6's Wi-Fi calling, VoLTE affect enterprise networks?

While the cosmetic features like screen size and processing power of Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus attracted the most attention, their use of Wi-Fi and Voice over LTE (VoLTE) for voice and video calling could eventually have a major impact on how phone calls are handled in the enterprise.

NASA breakthrough improves 3D printing in space

One of the limitations of 3D printing has been its inability to use different types of materials while printing one product. This has been an obstacle for 3D printing in space travel, which sometimes requires parts composed of several different materials.