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Predictions, Trends

Is artificial intelligence an apocalypse or just noise?

September 20, 2017

Via: iCLOUD.pe

Open any tech site and you’ll have at least a dozen articles that talk about artificial intelligence. Undoubtedly, it’s the next big wave of technology that could alter the way we live, just like how Internet, social media and smartphones […]


Network Virtualization, Types

Itron acquires Silver Spring Networks for $830 million, eyes broader smart city, smart grid deployments

September 18, 2017

Via: ZDNet

Itron, which focuses on energy and water analytics and technology, said it will acquire Silver Sprint Networks, an Internet of things and smart city player, in a deal valued at $830 million. The combined companies are expected to target smart […]


Vendors & Products

Despite privacy outrage, AccuWeather still shares precise location data with ad firms

August 25, 2017

Via: ZDNet

AccuWeather is still sending precise geolocation data to a third-party advertiser, ZDNet can confirm, despite updating its app earlier this week to remove a feature that collected user’s location data without their permission. In case you missed it, AccuWeather was […]


Innovations, Trends

Fast times: How 5G will transform the Internet of Things

August 25, 2017

Via: TechGenix

The Internet of Things (IoT) has already started to add a whole new level of convenience to our lives. Many industry experts, consumers, and organizations have already pegged the Internet of Things as a revolution in the Internet and wireless […]


Vendors & Products

Windows 10 ‘forced downloads’: We won’t do them again, pledges Microsoft

August 24, 2017

Via: ZDNet

Microsoft’s German subsidiary has promised never again to forcibly download the installation files for new operating systems onto PCs, following a lawsuit from a consumer-protection authority. Between mid-2015 and mid-2016, as it was giving people a free upgrade to Windows […]


Vendors & Products

Most Fortune 500 companies aren’t using this basic email security feature

August 24, 2017

Via: ZDNet

Almost every company in the Fortune 500 is prone to phishing attacks because they don’t use a basic security feature that prevents email spoofing. More than nine-out-of-ten listed companies are not using a domain-based message authentication, reporting, and conformance policy […]


Memory Virtualization, Predictions, Trends, Types

The data center of tomorrow: More power, fewer humans

August 23, 2017

Via: iCLOUD.pe

Moore’s Law has become the golden rule by which processing has increased and, in fact, modern statistics suggest this rise sees more of an 18-month cycle. Today, there is more processing power in a single handheld device than that which […]


Vendors & Products

Data processing startup Databricks raises $140 million

August 22, 2017

Via: ZDNet

Analytics and AI startup Databricks has raised $140 million in new financing led by Andreessen Horowitz. New Enterprise Associates and Battery Venturesalso participated in the funding round. The San Francisco-based company plans to use the new funding to bolster its […]


Innovations, Trends

Models of Consciousness Transformation & Unlocking Latent Human Potentials with VR

July 27, 2017

Via: Road to VR

The Institute of Noetic Sciences was founded by Apollo 14 Astronaut Edgar Mitchell after he had a mystical experience on the way back from being the sixth man to walk on the moon. After finding a description of his spiritual awakening […]


Innovations, Trends

Virtualization Could Improve Government Productivity By Four Hours Per Week

July 14, 2017

Via: VMBlog

A new FedScoop study shows government technology users believe they could gain four or more hours of productivity per week if they had access to virtual digital workspaces. In the FedScoop study, underwritten by VMware, virtual digital workspaces top the list of […]