When Sci-Fi Predictions Come To Fruition

When Sci-Fi Predictions Come To Fruition

Evolution of Technologies To paraphrase science fiction author Arthur C. Clark, those who make predictions about the future are either “considered conservative now and mocked later, or mocked now and proved right when they are no longer around to enjoy the acclaim.” The one thing we can be sure about, Clark ventured, is that “[the…

When Will Women In Tech Become The Norm?

When Will Women In Tech Become The Norm?

Tech Diversity It is well known that the technology industry has been dominated by men, but it is also clear that the industry is working to change that. Diversity in the tech industry, especially where it applies to women in tech, has been a topic of discussion for years. Recently the Washington Technology Industry Association…

Intel Looks For Cloud Segment Growth Rate To Accelerate

Intel Looks For Cloud Segment Growth Rate To Accelerate

Intel Corp (INTC.O) on Wednesday reported slower revenue growth at its data center business, which makes semiconductors used in high-end servers, overshadowing a better-than-expected quarterly profit. Shares of the world’s largest chipmaker fell 3 percent in after-hours trading. Hurt by weak demand from enterprises, revenue at the highly-profitable unit rose 5 percent to $4 billion,…

New EMEA Technology Distribution Alliance Opens Its Doors For Business

New EMEA Technology Distribution Alliance Opens Its Doors For Business

EMEA Technology Distribution Alliance DUBLIN, July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Technology Channels Alliance (TCA), announced earlier in the year, has now been formally incorporated in Dublin and is open for business. The TCA is looking to recruit local and regional distributors across EMEA to share information, ideas and best practice – and to drive business…

Microsoft And General Electric Partnership A Big Step For The Industrial IoT

Microsoft And General Electric Partnership A Big Step For The Industrial IoT

Microsoft and General Electric It was recently revealed that Microsoft and General Electric (GE) would partner up to bring GE’s Predix software to the Microsoft cloud, Azure. Predix is an industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform or a cloud-based platform-as-a-service (PaaS) that will allow industrial machinery to connect to the Internet. Rather than increasing home…

Passwords and Pokémon: Should I Link My Account?

Passwords and Pokémon: Should I Link My Account?

Passwords and Pokémon If you’ve used the Internet in the 21st century, you’ve probably been asked to create an account to use a website or app’s services. Generally they require a password and active email account. Now many allow you to log in with details from other common accounts such as Google or Facebook. This…

Tech Companies To Significantly Grow Digital Labor And Human Workforce

Tech Companies To Significantly Grow Digital Labor And Human Workforce

Tech Companies To Significantly Grow Digital Labor And Human Workforce Over Next Three Years: KPMG U.S. Tech CEO Study SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Technology companies plan to ramp up deployment of automation and machine learning across several functions, and also increase their human workforce at least 6 percent over the next three…

Maintaining Network Performance And Security In Hybrid Cloud Environments

Maintaining Network Performance And Security In Hybrid Cloud Environments

Hybrid Cloud Environments After several years of steady cloud adoption in the enterprise, an interesting trend has emerged: More companies are retaining their existing, on-premise IT infrastructures while also embracing the latest cloud technologies. In fact, IDC predicts markets for such hybrid cloud environments will grow from the over $25 billion global market we saw…