Kayla Matthews

Kayla Matthews is a technology writer dedicated to exploring issues related to the Cloud, Cybersecurity, IoT and the use of tech in daily life. Her work can be seen on such sites as The Huffington Post, MakeUseOf, and VMBlog. You can read more from Kayla on her personal website, Productivity Bytes.

How the Cloud Has Changed the Construction Industry

By Kayla Matthews | July 31, 2018

Cloud Construction Industry Cloud and remote computing have transformed the modern world in many ways. One may not expect so, but the technology has even taken hold in completely unrelated industries — construction and development is a great example. Why

How Theranos Hurt the Entire Medical Tech Industry

By Kayla Matthews | July 17, 2018

Medical Tech Industry The medical field is no stranger to fraud. With so much money changing hands on a daily basis, there are bound to be a few individuals who try to take advantage of the situation. But one of

New Tesla Autopilot Updates Coming in August

By Kayla Matthews | June 20, 2018

Tesla Autopilot Tesla is one of the first automakers to offer self-driving features, but it is still in stage three autopilot — the car can drive itself in many circumstances, but it still requires driver intervention. A new update coming

What You Need to Know About Gmail’s New AI

By Kayla Matthews | May 25, 2018

Gmail’s New AI In late April, Google gave its email service a significant overhaul. Besides getting a new look that includes a slightly different font style and differently shaped buttons, the interface has artificial intelligence features built into it. Available

5 Industries That Will Be the Most Affected by GDPR

By Kayla Matthews | May 10, 2018

5 Industries Most Affected by GDPR The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation — or GDPR as it’s being tossed around — goes into effect on May 25th. Many are preparing for its activation, primarily because they don’t want to be

New Report Reveals Just How Bad The Cybersecurity Skills Gap Is

By Kayla Matthews | April 25, 2018

The Cybersecurity Skills Gap It’s not difficult to find worrying predictions from experts who say the cybersecurity sector desperately needs to figure out how to address its skills shortage. However, a new report from McAfee titled “Navigating a Cloudy Sky”

5 Important VR Industry Trends Starting To Take Shape

By Kayla Matthews | April 11, 2018

5 Important VR Industry Trends In recent years, virtual reality (VR) finally made a move to the mainstream after largely being a niche technology. There are several things to look forward to concerning this exciting industry. 1. New Companies Entering

4 Examples When AI And Robotics Work Better Than Humans

By Kayla Matthews | March 28, 2018

Robotics and AI Science fiction’s portrayal of robotics and AI tends to be pessimistic when it comes to machines developing a will of their own. Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, tends to agree. Although there is some

How Will AI and Automation Change the Global Economy?

By Kayla Matthews | March 21, 2018

The Future of AI and Automation Artificial intelligence (AI) and the automation it enables will significantly disrupt the global economy. Some people fear robots will replace most of the jobs employees perform. Due to the ways automation can cut down

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The Next Phase of Smart Tech Adoption: Codeless Software

By Kayla Matthews | March 15, 2018

Codeless Software Technology is perpetually changing. From floppy disks and CD-ROMs to thumb drives and cloud computing, software is plunging into another frontier: codeless. The new era brings an intuitive process, increased efficiency and a focus on creativity. Developers should

Big Data Gives Insight to Consumer Trends

The Cloud Expected to Replace Data Centers in Just 3 Years

By Kayla Matthews | February 27, 2018

Cloud Expected to Replace Data Centers People with only a slight interest in technology likely notice the rapid rise of cloud-based technologies that are becoming so prominent in the marketplace. But, even highly tech-savvy people may not have predicted the

How the Cloud and IoT Created the Age of the Smart Factory

By Kayla Matthews | February 20, 2018

The Smart Factory Today’s factories are undoubtedly more intelligent than they were in the not-so-distant past, and that’s due in large part to cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT). Numerous specific developments were particularly instrumental in making modern