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Accenture Launches a Data Cloud Service for Personalization

This IDC Market Note looks into the launch of Accenture Genome, a personalization technology delivered as a cloud service that helps clients to "create highly individualized experiences based on individual customers' unique motivations and behaviors......»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcApr 19th, 2017

This cloud-connected fidget spinner takes uselessness to a whole new level

Fidget spinners — yeah, they're still a thing. So why not capitalize on the phase if you can? Ben Parnas, an electrical engineer at Formlabs, and his buddy Greg Daneault, an associate software engineer at Carbon Black, did just that. The tw.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 min. ago

Who Americans Spend Their Time With

Data scientist Henrik Lindberg has a series of fascinating charts based on data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics that show who people in the United States spend their time with over the course of their lifetime. Check out the charts here. From.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 min. ago

SpaceX Launches 10 Satellites from California Base

A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launched a satellite from Florida. The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off through low-lying fog at 1:25 p.m. PDT from Vandenb.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News17 min. ago

PitchBook moves to a microservices infrastructure – scaling the business through scalable tech

PitchBook is a data company. Its reason for being is to provide a platform that tracks a plethora of different aspects of both private and public markets. Want to know about what’s happening in venture capital, private equity or M&A? Chances are.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated News18 min. ago

Juniper’s Cloud-Grade networking aims to deliver network agility

There should be no question in anyone’s mind that the cloud era has arrived. Businesses are adopting the cloud at an unprecedented rate and by 2020, the number of cloud workloads will be on par with the number of on-premises ones.Businesses of a.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  linuxworldRelated News18 min. ago

This week’s best VPN deals: ZenMate, ExpressVPN, Hotspot Shield

Secure your personal data with a VPN. Google has expanded its content removal policy to prevent private medical information obtained through hacks or leaks from appearing in its search results. This underlines the danger of cybercriminals and h.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News29 min. ago

Chief Analytics Officers: New addition to the C-Suite.

To thrive in the digital economy and beyond, organizations need to have cohesive data and analytics strategies that can be implemented across all levels (strategic, operational and tactical) of decision making. In many cases, chief executive officers.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcRelated News29 min. ago

Super Nintendo Classic Coming in September

Rumors are true. Nintendo is gearing up to launch the SNES Classic, a miniaturized version of the glorious original Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The console will include 21 games when it launches September 29. A report adds: Among the big sur.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News29 min. ago

Radeon Vega Frontier Edition: Benchmarks and behind-the-scenes AMD interview

AMD’s first graphics card based on the Vega graphics architecture launches this week, and we’ve gotten our grubby hands on it.The $1,200 Radeon Vega Frontier Edition goes toe-to-toe against Nvidia’s Titan Xp in prosumer applications, with th.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News53 min. ago

Facebook brings new masks, filters and reactions to Messenger video chat

 Facebook is bringing a ton of new filters, masks and video reactions to video chats in Messenger, aiming to deliver a more fun experience to younger users on the app and shore up the service against competing video chat apps. The update is cent.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Time to consider a move to IPv6

Organizations should consider migrating their network infrastructure and devices over to IPv6. It may be a challenge to persuade leadership to prioritize it over other projects such as cloud computing or big data migrations, but it is essential t.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Avis signs on to manage Waymo’s self-driving vehicle fleet in Phoenix

 Waymo has entered into an agreement with rental car company Avis that will see Avis manage its autonomous vehicle fleet in Phoenix. Phoenix is the site of Waymo’s first commercial self-driving car service, with the Alphabet-owned company.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

After nine launches in 2017, it’s tough to be an honest critic of SpaceX

Can't fly often enough? Elon Musk is a government swindler? Hardly. SpaceX Elon Musk and SpaceX had one hell of a weekend. While much of the country celebrat.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 29 min. ago

WhatsApp is becoming an increasingly popular news source

According to new data from Digital News Report, WhatsApp is becoming an increasingly popular source of news, and in some parts of the world, has overtaken its parent company Facebook as the go-to purveyor of information.  The post WhatsApp is becom.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 1 min. ago

1Q17 EMEA Server Spending Declines by 12.7% YoY, says IDC

FRANKFURT, June 26, 2017 International Data Corporation's (IDC) EMEA Server Tracker shows that in the first quarter of 2017 the EMEA server market reported a year-on-year (YoY) decline in vendor revenues of 12.7% to $2.7 billion and a YoY decrease o.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News3 hr. 29 min. ago

EMEA Purpose-Built Backup Appliance Market Declines 12% Year on Year in 1Q17, says IDC

LONDON, June 26, 2017 EMEA purpose-built backup appliance (PBBA) vendor revenues declined 12% year over year to reach $191 million in the first quarter of 2017, according to International Data Corporation's (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Purpose-Built Ba.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News4 hr. 17 min. ago

SpaceX Launches 10 Iridium Satellites Into Space From Vandenberg

Los Angeles-based space rocket developer SpaceX completed its launch on Sunday, putting ten Iridium satellites into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base, just north of Santa Barbara. The launch, and landing, of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket followed an ea.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News4 hr. 17 min. ago

Twitch Announces Six-Day Marathon Of Classic MST3K Episodes

BrianFagioli quotes Beta News: Twitch was designed as a video game streaming service, but since Amazon bought it, it seems to be evolving into something more. While it is still primarily a platform for showing off gaming, people are using it for gene.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 53 min. ago

How safe is iMessage in the cloud?

Of all the problems iMessage has, Apple says it plans to solve a persistent one: having access to all your conversations on every device, instead of messages and data lying scattered across all the Macs, iPhones, and iPads you use. But is this the.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News5 hr. 17 min. ago

Smart cities

Across the globe, cities are installing sensors, smart meters, and other tech to gather data in the hopes of saving money, becoming cleaner, and reducing traffic. These are just a few of the goals of smart cities. From Oslo to San Diego, cities are p.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 37 min. ago