Prediction better than cure: Advanced analytics market grows to $2.5 billion

The advanced and predictive analysis market has surpassed $2.5 billion a year, according to a report by Persistence Market Research, which says the sector will grow at almost 10 per cent every...
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Nokia answers call of the smartphone market

A long time ago, in a galaxy not too far away, Nokia was the world’s leading manufacturer of mobile phones. Its handsets were absolutely everywhere on Earth – some still are, long after...
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Donald Trump could turn the internet into an oligarchy, say tech experts

Net neutrality rules were approved by the US Federal Communications Commission in 2015 to prevent internet service providers from stopping or slowing down some websites and data in favour of others.  Under the FCC regulations,...

Beyond the clouds: SpaceX planning to launch 4,400 satellites to create superfast alien internet...

Space exploration company SpaceX has applied to the US Federal Communications Commission for permission to create a telecommunications network in the sky. The ambitious plan would include launching 4,425 satellites into...

Google and Intel form strategic alliance on data centre technologies

The world’s largest chipmaker, Intel, is to collaborate with Google on technologies for data centres – specifically, the cloud and the internet of things.  As well as being the world’s largest internet search...
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What Makes a Successful CTO?

  CLICK HERE to watch the full interview Before we tackle this title it would be prudent to first look at what a CTO, Chief Technology Officer, does. Monster.co.uk, one of the largest...

SAP launches new version of enterprise resource planning software

SAP has rolled out the latest version of its enterprise resource planning software, and says it has added new modules for finance and logistics businesses.  The company says “SAP S/4 Hana 1610”...
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Amazon reduces cloud prices by 25 per cent, and launches new business intelligence tool...

Amazon Web Services is reducing its prices by up to 25 per cent from December 1, and some customers are apparently already making big savings.   Amazon says its Elastic Compute Cloud...

Connected cars: Intel tries not to miss another massive market

Movement generates a lot more data than standing still. It follows then that the internet of things may see much more data coming from connected cars than from, say, connected burglar alarms.  Google’s...

Need for speed: Data centres preparing for 400G connections

Most data centres today use either 40 or 100 Gigabit Ethernet to transmit data to each other, although the 100G network is relatively new and 10G is still prevalent in some parts...
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General Electric splashes out almost a billion dollars on cloud IT company

When you think of General Electric, you probably associate it with giant mechanical and electrical projects which have only a passing association with computing.  GE’s business mainly revolves around large infrastructure projects –...
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Cloud storage might be risky, but more businesses are overcoming their reservations

Copying or transferring confidential business files from an on-site server or computer to a cloud storage provider somewhere on the internet is not an idea most enterprises are particularly comfortable with.  The main...
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