August 29, 2016

Amazon Kinesis Analytics Allows Live Querying of Streaming Data

August 15, 2016 Rich Ord

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is making available Amazon Kinesis Analytics, enabling continuous querying of streaming data using standard SQL. This allows developers to create SQL queries on live and continuous data for real-time analysis. No new programming skills are needed. “AWS’s functionality across big data stores, data warehousing, distributed analytics, […]

Technological Advancements Reshaping Ecommerce

August 1, 2016 Rich Ord

eBay is in full preparation for the next commerce revolution and believes the heart of it is technological advancements coming together to reshape online selling. eBay CEO Devin Wenig believes that it is these innovations that will create an enormous opportunity for companies that are prepared to take advantage of […]

TPUs Already Power Many Applications at Google

June 27, 2016 Staff Writer

It’s fascinating how fast Google implements new technology in its applications: TPU is an example of how fast we turn research into practice — from first tested silicon, the team had them up and running applications at speed in our data centers within 22 days. TPUs already power many applications […]

Microfluidic Cooling May Prevent Demise Of Moore’s Law

June 10, 2016 admin

Michael Kassner, a freelance writer, wrote a very interesting article published at TechRepublic on how microfluidic cooling might be the answer to preventing Moore’s Law from petering out. Moore’s Law is the observation made in 1965 by Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, that the number of transistors per square inch […]

IT Pros In Financial Services Are Overconfident

May 17, 2016 admin

A new study by Tripwire showed that the majority of IT professionals in financial services were overconfident in their ability to detect a data breach, with 87% believing they could find and fix security breaches within minutes or hours. According to Tripwire: – 37% said their automated tools were able […]

IT Admins Get Access to Skype For Business for Mac

April 27, 2016 Chris Crum

Microsoft announced this week that it is finally opening up public preview of Skype for Business for Mac. They’re starting by issuing invites to IT administrators to download the client. The preview will expand to others over the weeks to come. The Skype for Business team says in a blog […]

Google’s Improving Gmail Security

March 29, 2016 Chris Crum

Google has made security a priority with Gmail early this year. Last month, the company announced changes to keep users safe including a broken lock icon display on messages when a user receives a message from or is about to send one to a person whose email service doesn’t support […]

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