Optane: Intel Builds a Supercharger for PCs

By: Rob Enderle    3/28/2017

Optane is Intel's brand name for 3D XPoint memory, a brand-new memory architecture which has speed a bit slower than DRAM but otherwise performs like …

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IBM's Cloud/Data/AI Trinity Vision

By: Doug Mohney    3/27/2017

If you want to know what the future of IT looks like, it's always good to look to IBM. The company pioneered and championed PCs, the Internet, open so…

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The Seven Most Important Features of Any BYOD Policy

By: Larry Alton    3/27/2017

While there's no single "correct" way to design and implement a BYOD policy, there are some staple features you'll need to include if you want to pres…

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Spring Clean Your IT

By: Special Guest    3/27/2017

Spring calls for a fresh start after a long, dreary winter. There's plenty to tidy up, from the dust collecting on your shelves to the software and ha…

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Wearable Trackers Are Not a Passing Fad

By: Stefania Viscusi    3/24/2017

Wearable fitness trackers are growing in popularity with no slowing for the market in site. Updating those gadgets with fashionable accessories is an …

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Samsung's Bixby Assistant and Apple's AR Plans Bode Well for AI

By: Laura Stotler    3/24/2017

Samsung's announcement of its new Bixby virtual assistant on the Galaxy S8 phone and Apple's augmented reality (AR) development plans point to excitin…

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What is IBM Watson Adding to the Practice of IT?

By: Doug Mohney    3/23/2017

I have seen the future of IT, but have yet to fully understand it. IBM's Watson cognitive computing push is going to drastically reshape how IT is run…

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API Management Poised for Big Growth

By: Paula Bernier    3/22/2017

The API management market is forecast to be worth $2.665 billion by 2021, according to MarketsandMarkets. That's up from more than $606 million last y…

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IBM Watson Aims to Improve Call Center, IVR CX

By: Paula Bernier    3/22/2017

At its IBM Interconnect event today, the tech giant is introducing the IBM Watson Voice Gateway. It can act as a cognitive self-service agent, directl…

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The 3D Printer That Could Print Your Next House or Finish Trump's Wall in Two Months

By: Rob Enderle    3/21/2017

Not only could this 3D printer be used to rapidly rebuild a town devastated by a natural or manmade disaster, the resulting home could be better able …

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How Twitter, Indiegogo and IBM Will Augment Executives and Politicians

By: Rob Enderle    3/20/2017

I think Twitter could become the showcase for what Ginni Rometty, IBM's CEO, was talking about when she said that IBM wasn't focused on replacing huma…

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NVIDIA and Intel Race for Autonomous Vehicles

By: Doug Mohney    3/17/2017

While Intel was basking in the glow of a $15 billion deal for Israel-based Mobileye this week, NVIDIA announced autonomous vehicle partnerships with B…

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It's Time for Some Digital Spring Cleaning!

By: Alicia Young    3/17/2017

In light of the Twitter hack Wednesday morning, Shaun Murphy, CEO of sndr.com and a former government security consultant, has offered some helpful "d…

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How James Licklider Got It Wrong

By: Special Guest    3/16/2017

The reality is that DDoS is a problem that is going to get worse - a lot worse - before it gets better. It is worth thinking about how best to mitigat…

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Justice Department: Yahoo! Hack Traced to Russians

By: Steve Anderson    3/15/2017

A new report from the Justice Department says Russian intelligence officers were behind massive Russian hack.

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Simple Perks Can Win the War for Talent

By: Special Guest    3/13/2017

Until recently, it had been only Silicon Valley that competed on perks in the talent war - but that is changing. The tech giants do indeed take creati…

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Intel Buying Self-Driving Car Company Mobileye

By: Paula Bernier    3/13/2017

Intel is buying Israeli self-driving car company Mobileye NV for $15.3 billion. The $63.54 a share offer represents a 34 percent premium to Mobileye's…

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Can Driverless Cars Eliminate Traffic?

By: Lindsey Patterson    3/10/2017

This article will examine how autonomous cars have been integrated into the mainstream society, and how they are expected to reduce traffic congestion…

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Take Note: IBM's Next Big Thing is Quantum Computing

By: Doug Mohney    3/10/2017

For a long time, quantum computing has been more science fair project than production-grade technology. IBM this week put out a roadmap to move quantu…

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Adapt Fast or Decline Faster: How Carriers Can Take on Silicon Valley's Tech Giants

By: Special Guest    3/10/2017

The announcement of Amazon Chime signals another tech giant who poses a threat to the telecoms industry. According to industry firm, Ovum, the telecom…

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WikiLeaks - The Tech Community's New Best Frenemy?

By: Paula Bernier    3/10/2017

WikiLeaks earlier this week revealed how the Central Intelligence Agency has developed the capabilities to spy on people who use Apple iPhones, device…

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Latest Marketing Hacks You Need to Know for the Growth of Your Startup Businesses

By: Special Guest    3/8/2017

Businesses are now adopting unique tactics by realizing that the way things are happening today, is not indicative of how they could actually be. In l…

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Making Digital Transformation a Business Priority

By: Special Guest    3/8/2017

Organizations should view digital transformation not as a challenge, but as an opportunity for them to manage information with greater efficiency, fac…

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Four Factors Influencing the Huge Gap in Tech Jobs

By: Kayla Matthews    3/8/2017

According to Glassdoor, unfilled tech jobs led to $20.1 billion in lost productivity and earnings. When jobs go unfilled, businesses aren't able to pr…

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Meineke Goes IoT to Build Customer Loyalty, Data Value

By: Doug Mohney    3/6/2017

Meineke's dive into connected cars and the Internet of Things was drowned out in the noise of bigger TVs, Alexa everywhere and the emergence of home r…

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Why the Huawei Watch 2 is Better than the Apple Watch

By: Rob Enderle    3/6/2017

The Huawei Watch 2, shipping in April for a price expected to start around $350, is a better Smartwatch than the Apple Watch. It looks more like a wat…

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Unified Communications in 2017: A Digital Transformation

By: John De Los Reyes    3/3/2017

2017 has already been a groundbreaking year for Unified Communications (UC) technology. Starting with Microsoft Teams hitting the ground running, the …

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How to Write a Financial Plan for Your Tech Startup

By: Special Guest    3/3/2017

A whopping $58 billion in venture capital was invested into the startup ecosystem in 2015. If you are truly serious about launching your own startup t…

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What's in Store for the IoT: Seven Predictions for 2017

By: Special Guest    3/2/2017

It's clear by now that the Internet of Things (IoT) will be a trend that will shape the future of business. In 2017, we will continue to see IoT merge…

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Roborace and NVIDIA Announce Peopleless Car

By: Rob Enderle    3/1/2017

Well it was only a matter of time. First, we had cruise control, then intelligent cruise control, and then driver assisted cars. Driverless cars are c…

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AWS Outage Crashes Chunk of the Web

By: Steve Anderson    3/1/2017

When the Amazon Web Services S3 server crashed yesterday, it took some of the biggest names online down with it.

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Yahoo! Finally Answers Security Breach Questions

By: Alicia Young    3/1/2017

Yahoo!'s been having a hard time lately when it comes to cybersecurity. After being confronted by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transp…

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Alexa: The Next Android

By: Doug Mohney    2/28/2017

Amazon's Alexa Voice Service (AVS) is only at the beginning of its potential. People better wake up to the fact that it has a hot combination of third…

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Verizon, Oh Verizon, Where Are You Going?

By: Doug Mohney    2/23/2017

Last June, Verizon closed a $4.4 billion deal to buy AOL. Executives said the acquisition would enable the company to layer AOL's advertising strength…

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AMD: The Time For Ryzen Has Arrived

By: Rob Enderle    2/23/2017

The Ryzen part is a powerful alternative to Intel's offering, which will result in several new, more powerful, and affordable systems for those that g…

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Voice 2017 - Best of Times, Worst of Times

By: Doug Mohney    2/21/2017

Voice is in a unique position these days, judging from the conversations I've had over the past six weeks during CES and ITEXPO. Available quality is …

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Needed: Better Location Tech for RideShare Services

By: Doug Mohney    2/21/2017

Uber, Lyft, and other ride services have pushed the bounds of location tech to the point of frustration for end-users, both drivers and customers alik…

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Human Carrying Drones May Arrive in 2017

By: Rob Enderle    2/21/2017

There are a couple really big problems that will likely make human carrying drones more of a tourist attraction than a real solution for some time, bu…

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PayPal Acquires Bill Management Company

By: Andrew Bindelglass    2/17/2017

Paypal has acquired TIO Networks, an online bill payment company, in a $233 million deal.

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Yahoo! Mail App Helps Fight Hackers

By: Alicia Young    2/16/2017

Yahoo! sent out several emails yesterday to users it believes were hacked through the use of forged cookies. Here's how the Yahoo! Mail app can help p…

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Social Media is More Than Making Bird Noises

By: Erik Linask    2/16/2017

It takes more time and resources than simply posting product offers on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, but the value of two-way social interactions …

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SoftBank Drops $3.3 Billion on Fortress Buy

By: Steve Anderson    2/15/2017

SoftBank steps up its options with new business investment, picking up the Fortress Investment Group in a deal valued at $3.3 billion.

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4 Ways to Be the Brady and Belichick of Business

By: Special Guest    2/14/2017

In an NFL era defined by parity, their success over 17 years is worth examining for business leaders. After all, Brady is not the most physically gift…

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ITEXPO 2017: An Amazing Week in Review

By: Erik Linask    2/13/2017

The 2017 edition of ITEXPO has come and gone and, from my perspective, it was easily one of the best I've seen since our first Ft. Lauderdale show bac…

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8x8, RingCentral, BroadSoft Discuss Future of UC

By: Paula Bernier    2/9/2017

Cloud-based unified communications were the focus of this morning's general session at ITEXPO. The conversation ranged from everything from the Avaya …

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5 Things you Can Do in 2017 to Drive Greater Collaboration Across Your Business

By: Special Guest    2/7/2017

The ability to share and find relevant information from across the business is a key tenant of collaboration. However, with more and more places to st…

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Snap Inc. Applies for IPO

By: Andrew Bindelglass    2/7/2017

After some initial bumps in the road, Snap, Inc., parent company of Snapchat, has filed for its IPO.

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Email Privacy Act Clears House

By: Steve Anderson    2/7/2017

The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the Email Privacy Act, a move which may have a tough time in the Senate.

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Vizio Settles Watching Behavior Tracking Lawsuit

By: Steve Anderson    2/7/2017

$2.2 million and a promise to stop tracking users' television watching habits: that's the price Vizio was to pay under an FTC lawsuit.

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Super Bowl 51: Drone Swarms Become Real

By: Rob Enderle    2/6/2017

A drone swarm is hundreds of drones, up to 500 so far depending on venue, that fly in tight formation and use lights to create aerial pictures or form…

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