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The headline feature in Apple’s latest smartphones, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, is something called 3D Touch, which lets you activate shortcuts on the phone by pressing a bit harder on the screen. For now, though, I found a less novel, but far handier...

In just two short decades or so, we’ll enter a jobless future. Thanks to highly disruptive advanced technologies, jobs — even industries — will soon vanish, becoming remnants of a distantly remembered past. Other positions will be more efficiently done by machines, eliminating the need for...

A new survey of large enterprises finds a good deal of interest in wearables, especially smartwatches, that is driving the market to look beyond novel healthcare and fitness uses. Nearly every industry in the US, from manufacturing, to energy, to telecoms, is looking to invest more...

FRANKFURT — Whether or not Apple’s secretive car project ever leads to an actual automobile, the technology company has already had a profound effect on the vehicle business. The mere knowledge that Apple has a team of several hundred people working on car designs changed the...

The efficiency of any population health program relies on the ability of caregivers and stakeholders to leverage population data With the increasing adoption of data analytics, providers, health plans and accountable care organizations are quickly transitioning toward a coordinated, integrated and value-based care delivery ecosystem. We...

CHANTILLY, Va. — On a recent Wednesday morning, 100 intelligence analysts crammed into a nondescript conference room here and dialed into a group call with 100 counterparts in Argentina, Brazil, Cyprus, India, the Netherlands, Romania, Spain, Taiwan and Ukraine. As they worked their way around the...

To drive more value out of your big data, you have to start with the right questions. Here are six strategies for improving the quality of the questions you ask big data. Some organizations are driving more value out of big data than others. They're the...

“Apple is finally getting serious about pushing into our living rooms,” according to New York Times reporters Kate Benner and Brian X. Chen. Apple’s already in our bedroom, bathroom, subway ride, vacations and, if we’re not diligent, meals with family. Why not the living room?...