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Worldwide Spending on Artificial Intelligence Systems Will Grow to Nearly $35.8 Billion in 2019

By CloudBuzz | March 11, 2019

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 11, 2019 – Worldwide spending on artificial intelligence (AI) systems is forecast to reach $35.8 billion in 2019, an increase of 44.0% over the amount spent in 2018. With industries investing aggressively in projects that utilize AI software

NVIDIA to Acquire Mellanox for $6.9 Billion

By CloudBuzz | March 11, 2019

NVIDIA to Acquire Mellanox Unites leaders in processing and interconnect for the high performance computing market Builds on the companies’ long history of collaboration and joint innovation Expected to be accretive to NVIDIA’s non-GAAP gross margin, non-GAAP EPS and free

Thousands of people are protesting Russia’s new internet bill

By CloudBuzz | March 11, 2019

Protests have taken place in Russian cities, including Moscow, against the government’s plans to enforce tougher internet controls. What’s it all about: The “digital sovereignty bill” requires Russian telecom companies to be able to reroute all internet traffic to exchange points

This could be the beginning of the end for Facebook’s social network

By CloudBuzz | March 8, 2019

Here’s what Facebook’s new focus on private messaging means. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s recent announcement that the future of communication is in “private, encrypted services” is a big shift in the company’s public thinking about its core set of products. As

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

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

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