Posts tagged “Internet of Things”
Watch out for stretchable electronic components to become an emerging factor in device development across multiple industries over the next several years, says a new report.
A new report from research firm IDC projects that spending for public cloud services will surge more than 24 percent this year. How hot is the cloud? Cloud growth is nearly seven times that of overall information technology spending. Who are the big spenders? And how is the cloud evolving? IDC explains.
Tony Rice, a Senior Information Security Engineer at Cisco and a contributor to WRAL.com on astronomy topics, reports about what happened at the annual RSA cybersecurity conference - including a ban he welcomes on "booth babes."
Analysis: Cisco services revenue grows for 55th consecutive quarter as the company expands its security and data analytics capabilities to enhance portfolio, writes Technology Business Research Analyst Kelly Lesicka in a review of the tech giant's latest financials.
Fearful of robots and automation? Bell and Howell CEO Ramesh Ratan doesn't. "In the long run, I believe robotics will help improve the human condition, create entirely new job categories we haven't even thought of yet, and help develop new ways of building things," he writes.
"Cloud computing" has become pervasive today, but you may not remember that a Durham startup in 2002 helped set the stage for that development. Provio CEO Gordon Kass used what he called the "cloud" to utilize "downtime" on PCs regardless of geography. "Cloud" showed up the first time in Local Tech Wire on Jan. 28 in a story about Porvio and how slow websites were hurting web sales. Here's a look back to the origins of "cloud" usage as part of our 15th anniversary observation.
What emerging trends are exciting the most interest among investors, entrepreneurs and startups? Here are 10, based on a global crowdfunding event that drew 6,000 participants from 82 countries.
As Cisco continues its transformation from hardware-focused to much more software and services under CEO Chuck Robbins, the company also continues to make changes in its work force. Want a job? Robbins spells out where Cisco is hiring.
After reviewing Cisco's latest financial results, Technology Business Research Analyst Patrick Filkins says the networking giant is likely to accelerate mergers and acquisitions in an attempt to counter declining hardware sales. Cisco has a major campus in RTP.
How to care for aging populations? Social robots such as Pepper, Jibo and Kuri are seen as necessary to meet a "paramount need," says Juniper Research. But so far their social skills are lacking.
Analysis: A review of IBM's latest earnings report finds that cloud and cognitive solutions and a growing global footprint enable IBM to deliver the same transformation experience anywhere in the world, says analyst Jennifer Hamel of Technology Business Research.
H&R Block and IBM have trained Big Blue's supercomputer -powered Watson in the language of tax. The system will apply that knowledge to the thousands of questions and topics discussed during the return-filing process.