IBM’s Watson Goes to Cybersecurity School

IBM’s Watson has just enrolled in eight universities in order to “beef up” its security skills during a year-long research project. In a company announcement, IBM says that students and faculty at the schools...

Facebook Instant Articles Service Could Disrupt Google News

 Facebook has announced the creation of a new service created for publishers to "create fast, interactive articles on Facebook." According to the company, their new Instant Articles service is designed so "Publishers of any...

The Cloud Industry’s Big Four: IBM, Microsoft, Amazon and Google

 Ever since the advent of the cloud concept, a slew of technology majors have been clawing their way upward, hoping to dominate what could soon be the most omnipresent component in the world of...

Satya Nadella: Transforming Microsoft or Reaffirming Bill Gates’s Vision?

 Satya Nadella, the Hyderabad-born 49-year-old MBA from Booth School of Business, Chicago, has turned Microsoft’s world upside down. But has he, really - or is it a mere adaptation of the older visions of...

SiriusXM’s Opportunity to Triple a New Market Segment

SiriusXM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) is on the verge of several new initiatives that promise strong, sustainable growth over the next several years. The satellite radio service provider is making the right moves in many...

Why is NVIDIA Such a Hot Company?

NVIDIA is perfectly positioned to take advantage of its strengths in visual computing and graphics architecture by providing processing power to emergent segments such as cloud gaming, datacenters, professional visualization and on-board processing power...

Facebook: How Video Will Transform Facebook’s Future

If you speak to any online advertiser with even a couple of years of experience under his or her belt, they’ll tell you that Facebook is one of the most cost-effective mediums to advertise...

Will IoT Help Intel Get Back Into Shape?

 TThe decline of PC sales around the world has sucked the lifeblood out of Intel’s veins, and the company seems to be unsuccessfully struggling to transition into a mobile world. Does this mean the...

Apple’s Billion Dollar Investment: More Than A Ride-Share Thing

Apple Inc’s billion-dollar investment in Chinese ride-sharing company Didi Chuxing, is huge - not in terms of the dollar value, which stands as the second biggest investment by Apple after the company bought Beats...

AWS: Amazon’s Profitability Crutch

 IT infrastructure is one of the most expensive components of most modern businesses that handle large amounts of data. Take the world of e-commerce, for instance: with hundreds of thousands of transactions and millions...

Is Amazon the Greatest Technology Company in the World?

It might sound preposterous to even think of calling a “mere” online retail company the greatest technology company in the world, but Amazon seems to be getting ever closer to that moniker with each...

IBM Wins with Razor-Sharp Acquisition Strategy

 IBM’s acquisitions are the stuff history is made of. In fact, IBM itself was born of a merger between three companies, and it took that precedent and turned it into a tradition of M&A.After...

India to Apple: No Local Goods, No Apple Stores

India has ruled that Apple cannot set up stores in the country unless they sell locally-sourced goods. The ruling reaffirms a rule obliging foreign retailers to sell at least 30 percent locally-sourced goods if...

Amazon’s AWS Signs Up Salesforce to Expand International Services

Once again Amazon’s AWS (Amazon Web Services) cloud division has signed up another deal to expand its services internationally. The company has announced a 4-year, $400 million agreement with San Francisco-based Salesforce further strengthening...

Apple’s Siri API to be Offered to Developers

Amazon seems to be continually shaking up the market with new ideas like the incredibly popular Amazon Echo wireless speaker and voice command device. In response, Apple has taken the bait and will finally offer...

Google Trumps Oracle in Court; $9 Billion Java Copyright Claim Dismissed

After a long and drawn out six-year legal battle with Oracle over Android code copyright, a jury had ruled that Google’s use of Java in its application programming interface (API) did not infringe on...
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Is Facebook Violating Your Privacy?

In a critical report released this week from Tampa, Florida, Professor Kelli Burns at the University of South Florida claims that Facebook is not only allowing people to interact more than ever before, but...
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Microsoft Reverses Direction on Forced Windows 10 Upgrade

Due to unpopular demand, Microsoft has reversed direction on using a pop-up to upgrade users to Windows 10. According to a report from the BBC, Windows users were generally furious to find out that...
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Facebook Audience Network Yields 65% Increase in Click-Through-Rates (CTR)

Developers who’ve been running mobile app-install ads on Facebook Audience Network, or FAN are now reporting stronger than ever results according to a new study by Nanigans, a Facebook Marketing Partner.Originally designed to focus...
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Microsoft Announces More Nokia Layoffs

Microsoft announced today another step in their retreat from the mobile phone business by cutting another 1,850 jobs in their phone operations at Nokia. Most of the jobs being eliminated affect employees in Finland,...