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  • 5 facets of the coming Internet of Things boom

    Predictions that the Internet of Things (IoT) will usher in a <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2854635/the-internet-of-things-may-bring-a-new-economic-boon.html">new era of prosperity</a> get some backing in a <a href="http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/business_technology/The_Internet_of_Things_The_value_of_digitizing_the_physical_world">new study</a> by consulting firm McKinsey &amp; Company.

  • One in three datacentre servers is a zombie

    A new study says that 30% of all physical servers in data centers are comatose, or are using energy but delivering no useful information. What's remarkable is that that percentage hasn't changed since 2008, when a separate study showed the same thing.

Features about McKinsey
  • Big data blues: The dangers of data mining

    Companies are taking matters into their own hands with internal controls, open privacy policies, ethical codes and greater candor over how they're collecting and parsing personal data. But many wonder whether it's enough to allay consumers' fears as techniques for manipulating data multiply.

  • Hack victims urged to share the gory details

    It may be difficult to remember now, but not too long ago, cyberattacks rarely made headlines in mainstream news. That's not to say that these advanced persistent threats, sometimes state-sponsored or the product of organized crime, were uncommon. On the contrary, they were booming. It was just that few people liked to talk about them.

  • How to nab a data scientist job

    How exactly do you make it to the data scientist big leagues? As it turns out, there is no one right path. Instead, it's largely a scramble out there on the big data field. Insider (registration required)