Cloud Computing

A VR series about women with the “courage to question”

By CloudBuzz | March 8, 2019

Many of us who fight for women’s rights have the privilege of knowing mighty women and girls. They are the courageous ones–those who insist on and fight for a future where women and girls are free from violence and can

China Ascendant? Maybe, Maybe Not

By John Pientka | March 7, 2019

China seems to be beating us at leadership in tech in just about every category. In a decade they are supposed to be the largest economy in the world. But is it all built on a foundation of sand? China

Is there a way to use Facebook without giving up my privacy?

By CloudBuzz | March 7, 2019

What’s known as “lurking” – being a member without actively participating – is very common. To quote Jakob Nielsen, “In most online communities, 90% of users are lurkers who never contribute, 9% of users contribute a little, and 1% of users

Intel Gets Specific on a National Strategy for AI

By CloudBuzz | March 6, 2019

At Intel, we believe that being a catalyst for change comes with the responsibility of ensuring the world is prepared for the technological transformations we help usher in. This has never been truer than it is for artificial intelligence (AI).

Microsoft opens first datacenters in Africa with general availability of Microsoft Azure

By CloudBuzz | March 6, 2019

Microsoft opens first datacenters in Africa Today, I am pleased to announce the general availability of Microsoft Azure from our new cloud regions in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa. Nedbank, Peace Parks Foundation, and eThekwini water are just a

Why Tomorrow’s Leaders MUST Embrace the Economics of Digital Transformation

By Bill Schmarzo | March 5, 2019

Embrace the Economics of Digital Transformation Why should companies care about Digital Transformation?  Yes, I know it appears as yet another technology-drunk buzzword, but what about Digital Transformation should make it EVERY organizations’ #1 strategic business initiative.  One word:  Economics. And your Digital Transformation

Hackers Sell Access to Bait-and-Switch Empire

By CloudBuzz | March 5, 2019

Cybercriminals are auctioning off access to customer information stolen from an online data broker behind a dizzying array of bait-and-switch Web sites that sell access to a vast range of data on U.S. consumers, including DMV and arrest records, genealogy

Worldwide Blockchain Spending Forecast to Reach $2.9 Billion in 2019, According to New IDC Spending Guide

By CloudBuzz | March 4, 2019

Worldwide Blockchain Spending Forecast to Reach $2.9 Billion FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 4, 2019 – Worldwide spending on blockchain solutions is forecast to be nearly $2.9 billion in 2019, an increase of 88.7% from the $1.5 billion spent in 2018, according to

Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou sues Canada authorities over arrest

By CloudBuzz | March 4, 2019

The chief financial officer of China’s tech giant Huawei is suing Canada over her arrest at the request of the US. Meng Wanzhou was held in December at Vancouver airport on suspicion of fraud and breaching US sanctions on Iran. On

Revealed: Facebook’s global lobbying against data privacy laws

By CloudBuzz | March 3, 2019

Facebook has targeted politicians around the world – including the former UK chancellor, George Osborne – promising investments and incentives while seeking to pressure them into lobbying on Facebook’s behalf against data privacy legislation, an explosive new leak of internal Facebook

The Challenges to Tackle Before You Start With AI

By Ronald van Loon | March 1, 2019

Artificial Intelligence and the technology behind it are growing at a furious pace. Marketers have realized its vast potential and are striving to extract the technology’s opportunities in full. There are numerous advancements being made in this regard, and many

IBM Streams brings real-time insights to IBM Cloud Private for Data

By CloudBuzz | March 1, 2019

Data is organizations’ most strategic asset and AI can help unlock new value and insights from it. Data is flowing through businesses at ever-increasing rates. AI can deliver insights, but the value of those insights can expire if organizations don’t