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5 reasons DevOps will be a big deal in the year ahead

DevOps has been a hot topic and pursuit for a few years now. During this time, many enterprises have been attempting to put this way of working — in which development output is aligned with ongoing business requirements — in place in one form or another. But 2018 promises to be the year when it all really begins to come… Read more →

These robots sweat while doing pushups

EXECUTIVE GUIDE Robotics in business: Everything humans need to know An executive guide to the technology and market drivers behind the $135 billion robotics market. Read More A team of researchers at the University of Tokyo developed humanoid robots that are closely based on human anatomy. Other humanoids are made from rigid parts that limit their movement, but these new… Read more →

My favorite cheap tech of 2017

ZDNet’s Business Bargain Hunter scours the web for great deals on computers, phones, services and much more. Prices and availability are accurate at the time deals are shared. Some products and services may not be available outside the U.S. Follow BBH on Facebook and Twitter, where he’s known as The Cheapskate. ZDNet Oy, what a year. Just when you thought… Read more →

The year in crowdfunded PCs: Who succeeded? Who failed?

Planet Computers Gemini PDA The ever-maturing PC industry hasn’t deterred manufacturers large and small from embracing crowdfunding as a method of bringing new systems to market, whether they need the funds to produce their new product, or just want to gain publicity and guarantee some upfront sales. Not every launch on Kickstarter or one of its rivals is a roaring… Read more →

These are Google Android 8.1’s five best features

I’ve been using Android 8.1 for several weeks now on my Pixel 2 smartphone, and I’m impressed. It’s not so muc h that Android 8.1 is a big jump forward for most end-users. It’s not. Google’s major 2017 Android improvements came with Android 8.0. With a smartphone containing a Pixel Visual Core chip, it’s a dramatically different story. 1) Visual… Read more →

With AWS and Azure in its sights, Alibaba opens India cloud data center

The future of cloud computing: Is geography the next big challenge? This is an era of major transformation in terms of how global businesses are choosing to run their business software infrastructure. Increasingly, they are gravitating towards cloud data centres instead of in-house ones and this has become enormous business for companies like Amazon, Microsoft, and Google. TechRepublic: Why Alibaba… Read more →

Huawei Mate 10 to launch on AT&T in February: Report

Huawei plans to release its Mate 10 smartphone on AT&T in early February, according to The Information, marking the China-based company’s first carrier deal in the US. Does the iPhone still matter? Huawei, not Apple, now drives the mobile conversation Cupertino is a victim of its own success and is fully responsible for creating the Chinese Android monster. Read More… Read more →