cloud security

How Secure is Information Stored on a Cloud Server?

The advent of cloud computing several years ago has changed the way businesses work. No longer are companies bound by their IT expenditures; they can use as much infrastructure as they...
Microsoft layoffs, Windows revenue

Microsoft Decisively Sheds the Windows Revenue Growth Burden

The last year that PC sales registered growth was in 2011, when global PC sales grew by 4%. Since then, PC sales have declined and declined, and are still declining. Worldwide...
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has its primary focus on Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), or public cloud, as a cloud computing services provider

Two Moats AWS Has Against Competition in Cloud Computing Infrastructure

Amazon Web Services (AWS) may have already lost its position as the largest cloud player in terms of revenues to Microsoft, thanks to the latter’s surging cloud-based software products, which saw...
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Autonomous Vehicle Technology This Week: July 23 Edition

Autonomous vehicle technology is speeding up towards its final on-road debut around the world. Keep track of Big Tech and Big Auto companies as they fight for the driver's seat.What's going...
Basics of Cloud Computing

Top Cloud Computing Trends and Forecasts for 2017, Multiple Expert Sources

Cloud computing and its ancillary industries are growing at a tremendous pace. But how tremendous is "tremendous"? In an attempt to capture global expertise on forecasts and trends around cloud computing,...
AWS

5 Reasons Why Businesses Choose Amazon Web Services (AWS)

The cloud is beckoning big business. Companies such as Netflix, Instagram, Capital One, and Ancestry.com are now in the cloud, and their platform of choice is Amazon Web Services (AWS).AWS has a...
Microsoft facial recognition artificial intelligence

How Microsoft Beat Apple to the AI Punch: 3D Facial Recognition vs “Seeing AI”

If you're following Microsoft, you've probably heard about "Seeing AI", a recently released iOS app that allows visually impaired users to utilize their iPhone camera to identify people and objects, describe...
AT&T DirecTV Now Moves to the Cloud

AT&T Makes Major Moves into Cloud, DirecTV Now Getting Cloud DVR

AT&T is launching the next-generation cloud platform for DirectTV to support all its consumer video services.AT&T acquired DirecTV two years ago, and since then the team has been working to improve...
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2017 Gartner Forecasts on IT Spending, Enterprise Software and Device Sales

Gartner, one of the leading market research firms, estimates global IT spending to reach $3.5 trillion in 2017, a 2.4% increase over 2016. Device sales, which declined 2.4% in 2016, are...
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Backup and Sync from Google: Fight Ransomware Risk with Cloud Computing

Google today launched a much-anticipated desktop app called Backup and Sync. Not one to mince words, the company is encouraging users to sync whatever media they have on their local systems...