Stories by Computerworld Staff

How Williams Formula One uses 3D printing for race cars

Formula One racing breeds a pace of innovation as speedy as the compact race cars which zoom around the track. With margins of mere seconds separating each ranking, slimming down the slivers of time between a win and a loss is imperative for each team.

Tips for new tech devices

Tips, tricks, apps and advice for getting the most out of new Alexa devices, Apple Watches, Android phones, Windows 10 PCs and more.

Why is robot autonomy so difficult?

Roboticists at the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals discuss with Computerworld the difficulties of creating fully autonomous robots that can handle tasks without human intervention. Many of the robots at last week's finals were semi-autonomous or relied on human operators.

Where giant companies are in their cloud journeys

CIOs at Humana, Progressive, Vanguard, Western Union and other huge companies talk candidly about where they are with cloud computing -- some are "all in" with all things cloud, others are proceeding more cautiously with, say, public cloud for specific types of apps -- and some of the lessons they've learned along the way. Skills development, avoiding vendor lock-in and security issues are all on their minds, too.

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