The Bluetooth Special Interest Group, an independent body overseeing the development of Bluetooth technology standards, recently adopted the latest standard - Bluetooth 5. But it is ready for deployment? And when will we see the first Bluetooth 5-capable devices...
Alphabet has now opened up its Google Assistant to third-party developers via tools known as Actions on Google, which will allow developers to create 'conversation actions' and 'direct actions' that can leverage Google Assistant's artificial intelligence capabilities.The purpose of these...
A while ago, there was some confusion about the Windows 10 HomeHub feature when Windows Central first reported it. The cited resource links pointed to a LinkedIn profile update by one of Microsoft's Level II software engineers in China, Guangjun...
Amazon recently announced three major services that are aimed at making things easier for developers to exploit Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities. AI has been one of the weakest links in Amazon’s robust stack of cloud infrastructure services which, incidentally,...
At Amazon Web Services' re:invent conference in Las Vegas this November, one of the show-stoppers was a big white 18-wheel trailer truck. Its purpose: to carry exabytes of data back and forth from the customer to AWS for upload...
IBM Cloud seems to be on a roll acquiring cloud customers, its latest client acquisition being American Airlines, which inked a deal with the tech major to host some of its enterprise applications on IBM's cloud infrastructure, as well...
In what has thus far been Amazon's most vocal acceptance of a hybrid cloud model, AWS has launched two products that their customers can install on-premise.While this could be seen as AWS simply launching more products to support its...
The cloud computing arm of Chinese retail giant Alibaba - Aliyun, Alicloud or, simply, Alibaba Cloud - announced last week that the company will be adding four more data centers by the end of 2016. The new data centers...
What Amazon is doing with AWS and what Facebook is doing with its main Facebook social platform is exactly what Microsoft is doing with Office 365. The one common thread that connects all the three companies is their relentless...
Google and Intel recently announced a strategic partnership that aims to accelerate cloud adoption in the enterprise segment. The deal brings together two companies that have been a bit late to the cloud race and aim to close the...
A new cloud-based third-party service called PlayOn Cloud is now offering viewers the option of watching their favorite streamed video programming offline for a 99 cent fee per episode or movie title.The service covers Netflix, Hulu, HBO Now and...
Microsoft has just released Build 14959 for the Windows 10 Creators Update that's coming out next year. To get this build version, you need to sign up to the Windows Insider Program offered by Microsoft. The build is obviously...
When you want information about something - anything - where do you go? Until about 10 years ago, the answer to that question would have been "the library", right? Not any more. Ever since Sergei Brin and Larry Page...
Microsoft Azure has been growing at a phenomenal rate, doubling its numbers every quarter on a year-over-year basis.In the last two years Microsoft has aggressively transformed itself into an enterprise services company, building an array of products that are...
IBM's focus on hybrid cloud infrastructure solutions has finally paid off. Tech market research firm Frost & Sullivan has bestowed the Cloud Company of the Year Award for 2016 on the 105-year-old Armonk, New York-based technology giant for its "market leadership...