Posts tagged “Opinion Analysis”
Analysis: The reality is that if the United States is going to successfully manage its growing financial problems and improve living standards for all Americans, it needs to increase its investment in the primary drivers of innovation, productivity, and competitiveness. The Trump budget goes in the opposite direction, says a senior fellow at the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation.
Both trust in cloud services and threats to its safety are on the rise, according to Intel's 2nd annual cloud security report: "Building Trust in a Cloudy Sky." Intel has recommendations.
Following years of sluggish economic recovery, business leaders believe 2017 stands to usher in a long-awaited acceleration in growth. According to "America's economic engine - Breaking the cycle," Deloitte's 2017 report on business and economic trends in the privately-held and middle-market segment, 83 percent of executives surveyed after the November election are confident that the U.S. economy will improve over the next two years
Raleigh has a malware infection rate 125 percent higher than the national average, coming in 12th on a list of the 35 U.S. cities with the highest rates per capita. Atlanta was 5th with a rate 320 percent higher than the national average, according to data from ESG, derived from their Spy-Hunter anti-spyware programs.
Business during the month of President Trump's inauguration, confidence in the U.S. economy reached the highest levels in five years among small businesses and middle market companies, reports Barlow Research, but cash rish companies keep credit demand limited. So says Barlow's Quearterly Economic Pulse Survey.
William Dunk, a widely published author and blogger about all things Wall Street from his Global Province office in Chapel Hill, became one of the first contributors to Local TechWire at its launch 15 years ago. His advice about searching for meaning in career ("Is this all there is?") still rings true today. Here's a look back as part of TechWire's 15th anniversary observation.
Guest opinion: Former Triangle tech entrepreneur turned academic and author Vivek Wadhwa, a U.S. citizen and immigrant from India, says the Trump Administration's executive order on immigration "sent shock waves through the tech industry over the weekend because it was a loud and clear message to the world that America's doors are now closed, and xenophobia and bigotry are the new rules of law."
Digital assistants, called bots, will be the most amazing technology advances we see in our homes in 2017, says former Triangle tech entrepreneur-turned-academic and author Vivek Wadhwa. But is dependency a risk?
North Carolina will add 100,000 net jobs in 2017 and its aggregate growth will exceed national growth, reversing the post recession trend, says NC State University economist Dr. Mike Walden in his first quarter 2017 economic forecast. Jobless rates will fall to below 4 percent in Durham, Raleigh and Asheville, but remain above 6 percent in Goldsboro and Rocky Mount.
TV remained the top medium for advertising globally in 2016, but online advertising will overtake it in the next five years, according to the Global Advertising Trends Report.
Picture the commute of the future: You live in Palo Alto, Calif., but work 350 miles away in Los Angeles. After your morning latte, you click on a smartphone app to summon your digital chauffeur. An autonomous car shows up at your front door three minutes later to drive you to a Hyperloop station in downtown Mountain View, where a pod then transports you through a vacuum tube at 760 mph. When you reach the Pasadena station, another self-driving car awaits to take you to your office. You reach your destination in less than an hour.
This market is expected to be worth USD 1,7 million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 65.3 percent between 2016 and 2022. Deep learning is a branch of machine learning that attempts to model high level abstractions in data that is used in artificial intelligence programs.
Despite seeing its share price drop following its Q3 earnings report, Red Hat's sales and channel investments mean the company is "poised for success," a Technology Business Research analyst says.
Americans have embraced online shopping. About eight in ten have made an online purchase, 51 percent bought something using a cell phone, and 15 percent made purchases from a social media site link, says a Pew Reseach Center survey.
Smartwatch sales dropped this quarter, but IDC reports that the overall wearables market grew 3.1 percent year over year in Q3, according to data from the International Data Corporation, (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker.
A new report issued by InsightBee, Global Survey on 2017 Technology Trends , based on a detailed poll of 328 global companies, reveals some surprising insights on the technology trends shaping and impacting businesses.