Article: Recommended Reading: April 21, 2017

eMarketer’s scan of the key developments of the day, plus data to make sense of it all. Today’s topics: Google to introduce ad blocking feature for Chrome browser; date set for Uber appeal in UK; and more......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerApr 21st, 2017

U.S. Consumer PCD Survey, 2017: PC Gamer Results

This IDC Survey provides results and analysis for the PC gamer section of IDC's 2017 U.S. Consumer PCD Survey. With the U.S. consumer PC market continuing to erode, PC OEMs have increasingly turned toward the PC gaming base for hope. IDC's 2017 U.S......»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated News57 min. ago

Western Europe Platform-as-a-Service Forecast, 2017–2021

The Western European public cloud platform-as-a-service (PaaS) market reached $2.3 billion in 2016 and is expected to have a 26.8% CAGR in 2017-2021. The hosted private PaaS market was valued at $0.9 billion in 2016 and is projected to have a 21.3% C.....»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated News57 min. ago

Market Analysis Perspective: European IoT Ecosystem and Trends, 2017

This IDC Market Analysis Perspective provides an in-depth and incisive look at the European Internet-of-Things (IoT) market. In particular, it examines the primary trends driving the market from the perspective of both IoT suppliers and end-user dema.....»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated News57 min. ago

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Bank Datacenter Transformation System Implementation Services 2017 Vendor Assessment

This IDC Financial Insights study uses the IDC MarketScape model to provide an assessment of service providers participating in the digital strategy consulting and agency services market with specific offers and capabilities in datacenter transformat.....»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated News57 min. ago

Japan Software Market Forecast, 2017−2021

This IDC study is a translation of the Japanese document IDC #JPJ41777717. It presents the Japan software market actual performance in 2016 and forecast from 2017 to 2021. The strong market growth is expected to continue well after 2017. The next few.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Infrastructure Channel Leadership Council Content Putting the End Customer at the Center of Partner Programs

This IDC Presentation shares insights presented at the June 2017 Infrastructure Channel Leadership Council. It covers how vendors can enhance their partner programs to encourage channel partners to transform their practices to meet new end-customer d.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

IDC"s Worldwide Digital Transformation Use Case Taxonomy, 2017: Insurance

This IDC study discusses how the insurance industry's digital mission is driven by the challenges posed to existing business models by the change in expectations of customers and partners, technology innovations, regulatory demands, and sociopolitica.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Frighteningly accurate ‘mind reading’ AI reads brain scans to guess what you’re thinking

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed a deep learning neural network that's able to read complex thoughts based on brain scans -- even interpreting complete sentences. The post Frighteningly accurate ‘mind reading’ AI read.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

The 9 best computers of 2017: the best PCs ranked

Consider splashing out on one of the best PCs of 2017. Building a computer is so last year. Well, not really, but with desktop PC market share being swiped from down under, it’s becoming increasingly affordable to straight up buy your ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News3 hr. 57 min. ago

This facial recognition technology could help stop online child trafficking

Emily Kennedy spent her undergrad years reading child sex-trafficking ads.  She wanted to understand their ticks: Why was this ad formatted that way? Why did the same ads often have different phone numbers? Kennedy knew that this kind of analysi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 24 min. ago

Lenovo Reveals The 2017 ThinkCentre

Lenovo just revealed the new 2017 ThinkCentre desktop, AIO & TIO models, as well as the refreshed 2017 ThinkPad models. Check out the full details here!... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News5 hr. 17 min. ago

Secret Empire: What Did Captain America Do Now?

Captain America betrays the Avengers yet again as he reveals the deadliest weapon in Hydra's arsenal. Just when we thought Captain America couldn't stoop any lower in Secret Empire, he proves us wrong. Warning: this article contains spoilers f.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News5 hr. 56 min. ago

Seattle"s $15 Minimum Wage May Be Hurting Workers, Report Finds

As companies look for ways to cut costs, Seattle's $15 minimum wage law may be hurting hourly workers instead of helping them, according to a new report. From a USA Today article: A report (PDF) from the University of Washington (UW), found that when.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

The best laptops of 2017: top laptops for every need

In the market for a new laptop? Let us be your guide to the best laptops around. So, you're looking for a new laptop, right? And, let us guess, you'd rather not waste a lot of time figuring out which is the best laptop for you? Lucky.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News6 hr. 49 min. ago

Best albums of 2017 (so far)

We’re at the halfway point of 2017, so all this week Mashable entertainment will be rolling out our 8.5 (Get it, half of ’17?) picks for the best of the year – so far! – in movies, TV, music, and more. It’s our eight bes.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 32 min. ago

This app wants to help you speed through your reading list

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. How's that summer reading list coming along?  Being well-read is a huge time commitment, and you're not alone if the prospect of reading throu.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 32 min. ago

Top B2B Industry Events (June 28 to July 28, 2017)

The Summer Solstice has passed and June is almost over, but there's still six more months of great conferences in 2017. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News7 hr. 48 min. ago

Best Android phones 2017: What should you buy?

Updated 06/27/17: OnePlus once again takes the Best Bang for Your Buck crown with the OnePlus 5.Choosing a new Android phone isn’t easy. The Android universe is teeming with options, from super-expensive flagship phones, to affordable models th.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News7 hr. 56 min. ago

Facebook’s secret rules mean that it’s ok to be anti-Islam, but not anti-gay

"The policies do not always lead to perfect outcomes," top Facebook official says. Enlarge / CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook's 2016 "F8" conference. (credit: Facebook) This article originally appeared on ProPublica on June 28, 2017......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 41 min. ago

Asus Zenfone 4 smartphones: Rumors and news

Asus released several smartphones under the Zenfone 3 name during 2016 and even early 2017, but rumors are spreading that it will replace the range with new Zenfone 4 devices this summer. Here's what we know about them so far. The post Asus Zenfone 4.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 57 min. ago