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By James Kobielus (@jameskobielus)
If you’re having trouble keeping the cloud-native computing stack in clear focus, you’re not alone. Of course, you should be following what emerges from the working groups of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), which i…READ MORE
Reactivity is surely an important topic, though I believe we’ve spent too much time talking about reactive programming, while only briefly mentioning the other implementation — reactive systems. It’s time to reevaluate.
Reactive systems are of particular attention in today’s IT world, becau…READ MORE
As we wrap up exciting changes in tech in 2018 and look ahead to a new year, one thing is for certain: smart home adoption continues to surge and mainstream awareness is growing at impressive rates. A report from Strategy Analytics found that the “sales of smart home devices are expected to reach $1…READ MORE
PowerShell v6.2 preview 1 quietly appeared yesterday – https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases
No major breaking changes.
New features include:
Type accelerators for unsigned integers
Support for cd+
Test-ModuleManifest update to correctly populate nested modules
This is a guest blogpost by Colin Elkins, global industry director, process manufacturing, IFS.
Global food waste, or food loss as it is classified by growers and manufacturers, is around 1.3 billion tons per year, which is one third of all food produced and twice the weight of the world’s curr…READ MORE
During the “Lunch with Robots” panel at HubWeek 2018, host Jim Tracy asked a question that reflected a major theme of the weeklong event: How is the workforce going to change in the next 20 years, and how can we help people transition?
Panelist Colin Angle, founder and CEO of iRobot, said it will…READ MORE
Earlier this week, all members of Computer Weekly’s APAC CIO advisory panel gathered for the first time to share their thoughts on digital transformation and what the overused term means to them.
Kicking off the lively discussion, which was held at SAP’s office in Singapore, was MyRepublic CI…READ MORE
During an interview on the PBS News Hour, CVS CEO Larry Merlo drew an interesting distinction when speaking about the future of healthcare. Fresh from the merger with Aetna, Merlo said people directly in the care of a physician or in a hospital setting were “patients” while everyone else is simp…READ MORE
This is the concluding post of the previous post. The Microsoft Azure Data Box facilitates its customers with a more secure method for faster, more reliable and simple transfer of any volume of data to Azure. Customers only need to connect it to their network first. Next, they are required to load d…READ MORE
It’s with great fanfare that I’m able to announce our PASS Summit 2018 Speaker Idol Judges. Our judges this year are folks we’ve had as judges before, and I’m thrilled that they’ve all agreed to be judges of all four speaker idol events.
Our Judges this year are:
Joey D…READ MORE
We used to say: if you’re a developer, then you’re a full stack software application developer.
Then we moved on to say: all developers are essentially mobile developers because all applications today need to have some form of mobile deployment and (in many cases) mobile optimisation features…READ MORE
In this instalment of my fintech interview series meet Honcho, a startup created to take on the price comparison websites in the car insurance market.
This is a case of a startup disrupting the existing disrupters. Price comparison companies were the early tech pioneers in insurance, and have lar…READ MORE
Whether you can pronounce the company’s name or not, it’s for sure that Huawei (say: wah-way) has become a significant presence in the smartphone market today.
Now with corporate ambitions to become known for its cloud business and wider development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the chip…READ MORE
In 2018 Russ Shaw, founder of Tech London Advocates (TLA) and Global Tech Advocates (GTA), won the Male Agent of Change Award at the 2018 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards.
Everywoman introduced the Male Agent of Change award in 2017 to shine a light on some of the men who are trying to help to…READ MORE
As if smartphone devices aren’t already taking over our lives enough, a US company has launched a miniature phone to act as a companion to your main device. In a world where smartphones are becoming as big as tablets, this tiny credit-card sized smartphone, called Palm, is meant to save you from hav…READ MORE
Editor’s note: Industry analyst Zeus Kerravala provides his thoughts on Arista Networks’ effort to unify wired and wireless networks. Arista is a client of Kerravala’s ZK Research, a consulting firm based in Westminster, Mass.
Anyone who has used a wireless device has likely experienced a scenari…READ MORE
Ctera Networks CEO Liran Eshel said his cloud file system company became cash flow positive this year, but it grabbed $30 million in new funding to grow as part of a booming market.
Ctera Networks raised $30 million in Series D growth equity funding to expand its global sales and delivery organiz…READ MORE
Google plans to shut down its consumer-oriented Google+ social networking service and focus on a corporate social network for enterprise customers. The tech giant made the announcement last week after it was revealed the company failed to disclose a security breach that exposed the data of nearly 50…READ MORE
It’s been a little over a month since several Trend Micro apps were kicked out of the Mac App Store by Apple over allegations of stealing user data, but several crucial questions remain unanswered.
To recap, security researchers discovered that seven Trend Micro apps were collecting users’ browse…READ MORE
Here’s an interesting note, with interesting implications about Windows 10 version 1809. Entitled “What’s new in printing in Windows 10, Version 1809” (dated 10/4/2018) it explains that print scan drivers move to Windows Update. That note explains further:
Prior versions of Windows included basic p…READ MORE