At first blush, Walmart’s announcement that it would use Microsoft’s cloud platform and desktop apps across its entire business looks to be a direct shot across the bow of Amazon the retailer and Amazon the provider of public cloud services with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
In the tourism industry, image recognition technology can mostly be observed in the air travel sector in the form of airport facial recognition, which is being tested in pilot programs in airports worldwide.
A deep neural network running on a standard desktop computer is being used to interpret and make sense of highly technical data relating to nuclear events.
2018 will be remembered in history as the year the digital revolution hit its first real speed-bump.
The recent hype around 5G has clearly carried over from cellular networks into the world of WiFi. Like cellular, WiFi is poised for its own 5G-like upgrade, with the introduction of a new technology standard called 802.11ax.
The energy sector is frequently involved in carrying out industrial operations, regularly tasking maintenance and repair crews with challenging and potentially dangerous jobs.
US cable operators and satellite TV providers have been entering the IoT market over the past two years, selling smart home and wearable solutions to consumers, as well as B2B offerings to businesses.
Last Sunday morning, millions of Ugandans woke up and did what the rest of us did: they reached for their smartphones to check out the world’s digital resonance on Uruguay’s spectacular 2:1 World Cup win against Portugal.
Salesforce, Amazon, Comcast and Microsoft have all backed and invested in Tact.ai, a startup building a human-friendly conversational AI sales platform.
Fourteen years is a long time in Wi-Fi technology.
The Africa and Middle East telecoms market is united by disruption.
Smaller retailers, street traders, corner cafes, and cabbies have relied on the cash economy for decades as digital payments small businesses needed have only been available for a short time.
If you’ve ever been on your mobile phone at work and had to move near the window to get a connection strong enough to hear what the person on the other end was saying, you’re not alone.
Last week, all four of the largest US wireless carriers – Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile – said they will stop providing information and end commercial relationships with unscrupulous data brokers.
China’s OPPO Find X price has been set at €999 as China’s giant expands to Europe and the US later in the summer.
In a bid for greater transparency Google ad tool updates were announced earlier this month, showing the tech giants willingness to ease consumer concerns.
Attendance at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, cybersecurity’s premier event, declined this year for the first time, despite tremendous demand for security technology and talent.
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For larger companies with legacy infrastructure, a best of breed approach (the integration of several products from multiple vendors), has been favoured as a common IT strategy.
Around the world, companies are unable to hire enough workers due to a cybersecurity skills shortage.
As the smartphone market mature, storied brands such as Sony, LG, and HTC are struggling to compete against Apple and Samsung.
Most retailers have been dreading this – GDPR is finally coming into force in the European Union today.
The US Senate is making a last-ditch effort to save net neutrality, but the effort is likely to go nowhere.
The sharp increase in the value of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and monero has resulted in windfall profits for early investors.
At Google’s annual Google I/O developer conference, the search giant showcased a number of impressive implementations of artificial intelligence.
The Xbox’s Kinect sensor was initially heralded as a game changer for the console.
Twitter’s recommendation that all of its 330 million users around the world change their passwords highlights how jumpy and anxious companies have become around data.
The race for 5G networks has started but it will be mobile gaming that pushes carriers into 5G upgrades. Fortnite demands low latency and constant connectivity so that, on mobile, most gamers will be gated in wifi.
Years of on-and-off merger negotiations between US mobile operators T-Mobile and Sprint have finally resulted in a proposed tie-up valued at $26.5 billion.
Many retailers are closing down high street stores or have gone out of business altogether because their business models no longer work.