Tag: innovation


The Positive Impact of Technology on the Insurance Industry

November 30, 2020

Via: Rachel Oldford

  For many years, the insurance industry has been shaped by traditional business models. In the digital era, the need to keep up with the trends is more than necessary. To support this digital transformation, emerging technologies are paving their […]


How Will Intel Change the Future of the GPU World?

February 10, 2020

Via: Lawrence Malone

With the dedicated graphics market dominated by Nvidia, and to a certain degree by AMD, a new competitor is expected to enter the scene in 2020—Intel. Intel seems to want a slice of the dedicated GPU market, after being invested in […]


Preparing to Upgrade Your 5G Phone?

January 27, 2020

Via: Kelly Redmond

2019 was a good year for 5G, the next big advancement in mobility. Carriers successfully launched 5G networks a year ahead of the original schedule, with a number of compatible devices becoming available for purchase.  The Race Is Heating Up […]

Data Science

How data analysis in sports is changing the game

August 12, 2019

Via: Techradar

Who can forget when the unpredictable happened and Leicester City won the Premier League in 2016? Thanks are due, in part, to data and analytics. When it comes to data-driven insights in football, the club is one of the most […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Samsung SVP explains why foldable phones will bring in the next wave of innovation

January 15, 2019

Via: GSM Arena

Samsung’s profits are starting to slip and some believe that it’s because smartphone innovation has slowed down significantly. Senior Vice President Hark-sang Kim posted an editorial detailing why he believes the opposite is happening – new technology like 5G, AI […]

Data Science

Data Sheet—How to Calm a Crying Baby? By Design

June 14, 2018

Via: Fortune

I remember when Yves Béhar first showed me the August smart lock. It was years ago, before the product—which replaces the conventional combination of a metal key and mechanical tumbler with an authenticated mobile device and Wi-Fi-connected electronic unit—was announced […]

Innovations, Memory Virtualization, Trends, Types

The new era of the Multi-Model Database

May 16, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Databases were traditionally highly specialized data stores that were designed for specific tasks and until recently, they’ve been getting even more specialized. Recall data warehouses? Somebody once quipped to us that they were “bug fixes” for the shortcomings of transaction […]

Innovations, Trends

Microsoft starts rolling out Azure Availability Zones for datacenter failure protection

March 30, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Microsoft is making generally available Azure Availability Zones, starting in two regions — Iowa (US Central) and Paris (France Central). Availability Zones are meant to help protect customers from datacenter-level failures. The zones are located inside Azure regions and offer […]

Innovations, Trends

Network Effect: The drive for synchronicity shakes the foundations of the data warehouse

March 19, 2018

Via: ZDNet

The Oxford English Dictionary’s 2017 Hindi Word of the Year was “Aadhaar,” which in Sanskrit means foundation. News of the linguists’ pronouncement, covered in the Times of India, did not even have to mention why, other than to say it’s […]

Hardware Virtualization, Innovations, Trends, Types

Raspberry Pi cranked up to 11? New Odroid-N1 has Android 7.1, six-core chip, 4GB memory, 4K support

February 6, 2018

Via: TechRepublic

If you want a board close the size of the Raspberry Pi but with a bit more oomph under the hood you’re spoiled for choice. The latest souped-up, single-board computer to be announced is the Odroid-N1, which packs similar specs […]

Cloud Computing, Innovations, Trends

How communications and media companies are making the most of cloud-native technologies

January 17, 2018


A new study from Amdocs has found that a select number of communications and media providers are rapidly adopting cloud-native technologies, giving them first mover advantage and greater opportunities for innovation. The study, which was conducted by Analysys Mason, argues […]

Cloud Computing

Oracle to market: We’re Cloud 2.0

January 17, 2018

Via: ZDNet

It’s no longer news that Oracle has gotten cloud religion. While not the first to market, Oracle has now been in the cloud market long enough to get within eyeshot of having the full buildout of its global presence and […]

Cloud Computing, Innovations, Trends

Why 2018 will be a year of innovation and the ‘cloud on edge’

January 11, 2018


During much of 2017, it was possible to read many articles that predicted the end of cloud computing and favour edge computing instead. However, there is also the view that believes edge computing and cloud computing are extensions of one […]

Network Virtualization, Predictions, Trends, Types

Ciena 2018 Predictions: Network Automation Provides New Market Opportunities

December 26, 2017

Via: VMBlog

This year was exciting for the telecommunications industry, but 2018 will be unlike any other. As service providers grapple with forces the pace of innovation, the network is moving expeditiously to becoming automated and intelligent enough to make decisions on […]

Innovations, Predictions, Trends

Robotics in business: Everything humans need to know

December 13, 2017

Via: ZDNet

One kind of robot has endured for the last half-century: the hulking one-armed Goliaths that dominate industrial assembly lines. These industrial robots have been task-specific — built to spot weld, say, or add threads to the end of a pipe. […]

Innovations, Predictions, Trends

Microsoft delivers public preview of its new Azure IoT software as a service

December 5, 2017

Via: ZDNet

Microsoft is making available as of today, December 5, a public preview of its IoT software-as-a-service offering called Microsoft IoT Central. Microsoft IoT Central is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering for connecting physical devices to back-end services, such as field service, […]

Innovations, Trends

Microsoft adds more business apps to Office 365 Business Premium subscriptions

November 1, 2017

Via: ZDNet

Microsoft is adding more new business applications to its Office 365 Business Premium and Microsoft 365 Business plans. Office 365 Business Premium is the most comprehensive and costly Office 365 subscription plan for small- and mid-size businesses (SMBs). It costs […]

software, Tech

Could Hyperloop Technology Be The Future of Freight Transportation?

September 11, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Speculation about Elon Musk’s Hyperloop project is on the rise after a test last month. For those that don’t know, the Hyperloop is a traffic-defying train that runs through a highly pressurized tube and can take passengers up to 700 […]

Computing, Hardware

Intel researches tech to prepare for a future beyond today’s PCs

February 13, 2017

Via: Info World

Intel realizes there will be a post-Moore’s Law era and is already investing in technologies to drive computing beyond today’s PCs and servers. The chipmaker is “investing heavily” in quantum and neuromorphic computing, said Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, during […]

Computing, Hardware

145 tech leaders sign open letter — Donald Trump is a ‘disaster for innovation’

July 14, 2016

Via: Mashable

A large number of high-profile leaders in the tech community have signed a letter against presidential candidate Donald Trump. The petition includes the names of 145 people who are against Trump’s policies including big names such as Slack CEO and […]