Category Archives: Internet of Things

SAS Celebrates 40th Year of Record Revenue — US$3.16 Billion In 2015

SAS Celebrates 40th Year of Record Revenue — US$3.16 Billion In 2015

SaS Record Revenue Risk, Fraud and Security Intelligence Influence 40th Consecutive Year of Growth CARY, NC–(Marketwired – February 02, 2016) – Growing customer demand for risk, fraud and security intelligence analytics strongly influenced SAS’ 40th consecutive year of revenue growth. SAS posted US$3.16 billion in total operating revenue, up 6.4 percent in constant currency (2.3…

Microsoft Underwater Data Center To Be Tested

Microsoft Underwater Data Center To Be Tested

Microsoft Underwater Data Center “The sea is everything” Jules Verne Microsoft, believing that the sea holds the key to their future, has tested a self-contained data center that operates far below the surface of the ocean. The key to this study is the millions that it will save on the industry’s most expensive problem, air-conditioning.…

V2V Communications – Driverless Cars To Impact Lives

V2V Communications – Driverless Cars To Impact Lives

Driverless Cars To Impact Lives Today’s vehicles come pre-equipped with tons of new technology that help us connect our lives in many ways. It can connect our phones, our homes, and now it can connect us to other cars on the roadways. Car-to-Car Communication Basics Car to car communication, also known as V2V communication, is…

Hybridization: The Executive Roundtable

Hybridization: The Executive Roundtable

Hybridization When discussing migration to the cloud, the use of hybrid cloud and all other cloud-related issues, people generally place the focus on the technology itself. What sometimes gets overlooked is the group of individuals who are — or at least, should be — responsible for the precise and successful integration of cloud into a…

Will The Internet Of Things Be Beneficial For The Environment?

Will The Internet Of Things Be Beneficial For The Environment?

The Environmental Internet of Things Proponents of the Internet of Things tend to play up its strong suits, claiming that it will be all things to all people. This includes potentially benefiting the environment by making electronics more energy-efficient. Yet there are pros and cons to the IoT, particularly when it comes to environmental issues.…

Artificial Intelligence: The Passing Of M.I.T Professor Marvin Minsky

Artificial Intelligence: The Passing Of M.I.T Professor Marvin Minsky

Artificial Intelligence Pioneer Marvin Minsky Marvin Minsky, a pioneer of A.I, dies at the age of 88. “The world has lost one of its great minds in science” wrote the Washington Post on Tuesday morning, while the New York Times eulogized a mind that “laid the foundation for the field of artificial intelligence by demonstrating…

The Industrial Internet Arises With Big Data And The Internet of Things

The Industrial Internet Arises With Big Data And The Internet of Things

The Industrial Internet Arises Both Big Data and the Internet of Things arm us with a near infinite source of data thanks to Internet-connected sensors and data analysis tools, and energy efficiency is a field that’s starting to reap the rewards. Says Jeff Immelt, CEO of General Electric, “The combination of software and machines, from…

Smart Connected Cities Must Learn To Efficiently Collaborate

Smart Connected Cities Must Learn To Efficiently Collaborate

Smart City Collaboration A study from research firm Gartner demonstrates how smart and connected cities require a large number of players to collaborate efficiently, in order to unlock the huge potential associated with cities of the future. The study focused on Europe and showed clearly how a number of Northern European and Scandinavian mid-size cities…

Drones: Unlimited Possibilities Await Us – Good And Bad

Drones: Unlimited Possibilities Await Us – Good And Bad

Drones: Unlimited Possibilities I have written two recent posts here on CloudTweaks about drones. The first, ‘The Pizza Delivery Drone’, was a somewhat comical look at what possibly is to come with future drones. The second was a look at the more immediately possible concept of a modular drone.  Modular drones are capable of supporting…

Employment Trends: Cloud Technology Leads The Way

Employment Trends: Cloud Technology Leads The Way

Employment Trends: Cloud Technology World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs report, developed in collaboration with the Global Agenda Council, uses the dataset of a survey of CHROs and other senior talent and strategy executives examining 371 leading global employers that represent over 13 million employees. It predicts that the rapidly evolving employment landscape will force…

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