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This is a consequence of many confluent trends in software, data centre management and cloud computing. Today, it’s all about containerization.
Apple is reportedly working on an Echo-like smart home device according to
From now on, Uber drivers will start their shifts with selfies.
The ride-hailing company is expanding its Real-Time ID Check feature across the US, it announced in a
The feature doesn’t connect to a background check or do anything else to ensure the underlying safety of Uber drivers. Instead, it just checks that the person in the car is the same one Uber has on file.
Drivers will be asked periodically to submit selfies before accepting rides, Uber said. The company uses Microsoft’s Cognitive Services API to compare the photo to one it has. If the photos don’t match, a driver’s account will be temporarily blocked.
Spectacular projection mappings that took place each evening in August on the façade of the Belmond Copacabana Palace luxury hotel, located on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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It’s been three meth-less years since Breaking Bad ended. That’s way too damn long without the good stuff of Heisenberg. So to celebrate the three-year anniversary of the show,
Google is bringing the powerful natural language processing (NLP) technology that underlies its search engine to Google Drive. In a
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) has launched the next generation version of Dynamic Enterprise Computing, its cloud computing platform …
Tesla and SolarCity is a great, and necessary, idea for building the next platform for autos and sustainable electricity. Investors should vote to support this deal.
On a single charge, the average consumer drone only nets about eight to 10 minutes of flight time. The solution is obvious: stuff a bigger battery into it. Problem is, the solution adds weight, which decreases flight time. It’s the ultimate catch-22. Dr. Samer Aldhaher of the Imperial College London thinks he has the answer, kinda. Aldhaher created a prototype of a lightweight, battery-less drone that hovers in place and sucks power from a transmitter below. The drone is only capable of hovering and making small side-to-side movements, but the prototype proves the utility of wireless power technology. As drones take to the skies in record numbers, a handful…
Love it or hate it, Silicon Valley continues to be the home of innovation and insanity. Elon Musk, Temple Grandin et al. tell us why.
The fact of the matter is thus: if you want to stay ahead of the pack, you’ll need to get your head into and around the cloud. However, the reasons and …
The good news is that cloud computing can be of huge assistance in addressing these issues. In fact, we would go so far as to say that it is essential …
The big shift for publishers and information providers will be the that the market will no longer only need unstructured information but also structured information and semantics graphs built out of them.
To celebrate #BatmanDay, ‘Justice League’ director Zack Snyder shared a quick glimpse of J.K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon in the forthcoming ‘Justice League.’
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The king of Linux, Red Hat, continues its growth as a leading Linux vendor that’s betting big on the cloud. Yesterday, the company announced financial results for its second quarter of fiscal year 2017 ended August 31, 2016.
The company generated $ 600 million in revenue for the quarter, a 19 percent year-over-year increase. Red Hat is often credited with creating a business model around Linux and Open Source: a subscription based service and support model.
Subscription revenue for the quarter was $ 531 million, which accounts for 89% of total revenue. It was a 20% year-over-year increase. Based on these numbers we can safely assume that Red Hat will be generating revenues around $ 2.415 billion in this fiscal year. That makes Red Hat the most successful pure open source company to date.
If you asked a CIO to sketch the ideal modern IT architecture on a few cocktail napkins, it might resemble the system fashioned by of the Dollar Shave Club (DSC), the men’s grooming ecommerce company that ascended from relative obscurity to prominence thanks to sound branding and this
Running in a public cloud, the startup uses 22 custom applications to run sales and marketing campaigns and customer service, as well as a recommendation engine. The custom-cloud combination embodies the type of IT environment CIOs say they would build if they had a green field devoid of legacy architecture and technical debt.
SpaceX believes that the explosion of a Falcon 9 rocket earlier this month was caused by a breach of the helium system within the second stage of the rocket. The company may start launching again as early as November of this year.
Food waste digesters don’t seem an obvious area for cloud computing. But BioHiTech built its own industrial cloud product for them and other types of hardware with just five engineers by using AWS and Slack.
The 28th season of the long-running Fox comedy debuts on Sunday, with Pendleton Ward returning to sing a special version of his show’s theme song. The post
World’s largest business software company to aggressively shift its business paradigm about cloud computing services from fad to futuristic.
GreatResponder.com Oracle corporation gave very clear cues during OpenWorld Conference organized by the company in San Franscisco. Many executive level participants of the company and its partners along with the CEO of Oracle Corporation have clearly advocated the aggressive approach toward cloud computing.
It is very important to note that, a few years back, the company coined a term ‘fad’ about the cloud computing buzz, but now it is falling in love with the cloud computing solutions. The company is aggressively focusing on the artificial intelligence and super fast speed cloud based services fully optimized for the oracle software platforms.
In a direct onslaught on Amazon web services, the CTO of Oracle corporation Larry Ellison said that AWS was over 20 years behind the Oracle cloud platform in terms of many features and optimized performance.
In his official statement, Larry Ellison said, “Amazon Web Services are simply not optimized for the Oracle Database. I’ll go further than that: Amazon Web Services aren’t optimized for their own databases either, as you will see.” While talking about comparative analysis of the innovative approach and service optimization of both Oracle and AWS, he said, “Amazon services will not get better, but they will get worse”. He further said, “Oracle cloud is 24 times faster for analytic workload, 8 times faster for OLTP workload, 105 times faster for oracle database than the Amazon web service platform.”
While talking about the artificial intelligence in the cloud, Diane Bryant from the Intel Corporation, which is the partner in the Oracle’s pursuit towards artificial intelligence platforms in the cloud, said in her statement, “Cloud computing is a fundamentally more efficient way to deliver all kinds of machine-learning services. It’s now cost-feasible to store and compute massive amounts of data, which is allowing for many of the advances we’re currently seeing in artificial intelligence.” She further said, “Data is the game-changer. It is the differentiator for business. AI is all around us, not just in science fiction, and it is transforming the way businesses operate”.
It is very imperative to note that Oracle has recorded huge growth in the cloud revenue earlier this month, which is a very encouraging sign for the company to aggressively focus on this powerful domain of business in the future.
Hedge funds have struggled to outperform the market in 2016. According to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index, the average net return for hedge funds year to date is 3.43%, compared to 6.1% for the S&P 500. Throughout the second quarter and third quarter, the market has continued its heated pace of growth, even as several worrying trends signal a disconnect from economic reality. For one, nonfinancial-corporate profits from current production (operating income) declined from a 7.6% increase in the year ended June 2015 to a 9.3% contraction for the year ended June 2016. At the same time, nonfinancial corporate debt rose from 601% in the second quarter 2015 to 697% in the recent second quarter, the highest since 717% reached in second quarter 2010, according to Moody’s Analytics.
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An editor for The Verge took a job with Apple — but didn’t tell his employer.
Chris Ziegler, a founding editor at the tech-focused digital media publication, began working for Apple in July 2016. Ziegler did not tell The Verge, where he had been a deputy editor, and continued to be employed by the website, according to Editor-in-Chief Nilay Patel, who
Patel said that the website had become aware of Ziegler’s dual employment and investigated whether he had been involved in any coverage of his new employer. Strangely, Patel said that the website had not heard from Ziegler in August or September.
IT pros face a variety of options when it comes to managing OpenStack — and those options vary, depending on whether they take a DIY or vendor-supported approach.