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Internet, Online entertainment

3 companies helping make China a global hub for IoT technology

January 8, 2018

Via: Mashable

To talk about the Internet of Things in China is to talk about manufacturing. Manufacturing spending on IoT technologies in China is estimated to rise to $127.5 billion by 2020. Since China currently produces a large chunk of the world’s electronics (including technologies like sensors and […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Google Cloud Platform’s secret sauce: Its time is now

January 4, 2018

Via: Info World

2017 was a good year for Google Cloud Platform. But 2018 promises to be even better. Although Google still sits well behind Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure in cloud revenue, with just 2.3 percent market share against AWS’s 44.1 […]


Internet, Online entertainment

Firefox Quantum Commits to Cross-Browser Extension Architecture

January 2, 2018

Via: InfoQ

With the Firefox 57 “Quantum” release, Firefox now only supports extensions based on the WebExtensions API, joining Chrome and Edge in supporting extension development with pure HTML, CSS, and JavaScript based on a cross-browser shared extension architecture. Older Firefox plugins […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

DARPA & The Ocean of Things

December 24, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

The Internet of Things has helped manufacturers connect their assets to reduce downtime and provided greater traceability for supply chain professionals. But now, thanks to DARPA, the ocean itself will be connected to the ever-expanding Internet of Things. Last week, […]


Internet, Online entertainment

How containers can bring AI and blockchain to your apps

December 15, 2017

Via: Info World

When you live, eat, breathe, and code using containers as my team and I do, you often forget that not everyone shares your passion for developing apps using containers. When you inherently understand the speed and added innovation possible through […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

As some technologies become mature, our focus shifts toward new areas of innovation

December 15, 2017

Via: Info World

I recently attended the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2017 conference in Austin, Texas, which gathers leading technologists from multiple open source cloud-native communities to further the education and advancement of cloud-native computing. This was my first time attending this conference, so […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Admit your mistakes if you want to succeed in the cloud

December 12, 2017

Via: Info World

It’s 8:00 a.m. and I get a call from a client. It sounds like the workloads that the CIO had IT move to public cloud are not performing well. The data, by the way, was left on-premises, so all database […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

How long it takes to move a workload to the cloud

December 11, 2017

Via: Info World

I get this question all the time: How long will it take to move a certain number of applications to the cloud? Of course, they get the standard consultant answer: “It depends.” But there are some rules of thumb that […]


Internet, Social Networking

Facebook testing an ‘Instant Videos’ feature

December 8, 2017

Via: DailyMail

While watching videos on Facebook may be a fun way to pass time, they can drain your phone’s precious data allowance. But the days of having to wait until you’re connected to Wi-Fi to watch videos on the site could […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Get started with cloud app dev in Azure App Service

December 8, 2017

Via: Info World

Microsoft Azure’s mix of platform and infrastructure tools make it an interesting destination for enterprise developers, with the option of mixing development models. The ability to mix resources to take advantage of what works for your application can speed up […]