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Predictions, Trends

Will Wearables Ever be Cool? Probably Not. But in Field Service, They’ll be Useful

November 23, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

As a lover of gadgets, I look forward to the day I can wear a short sleeve shirt and my Apple Watch and not feel like a social pariah, but today is not that day. Part of the stigma is […]


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 […]


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

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 […]


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 […]