Features Index

Digital Transformation to Drive $1.2 Trillion in Tech Spending This Year
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on February 24, 2017
It's a good time to be an IT vendor as enterprises rush to adopt modern business processes and work styles, suggests IDC's latest forecast.
Public Cloud Services Market Flirts with the Quarter-Billion-Dollar Mark
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on February 22, 2017
Gartner forecasts that the cloud computing market will reach $247 billion this year before growth rates begin to taper off.
13 Companies Leading the Way with Containers
By Cynthia Harvey | Features Article Published on February 22, 2017
These vendors are developing key containerization tools and integrating open source container technology into their products and services.
Public Cloud Spending to Jump 24% in 2017
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on February 21, 2017
Global spending on public cloud infrastructure and services will hit $122.5 billion, according to IDC's latest forecast.
Best Linux File Sharing Tips
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on February 20, 2017
Linux file sharing advice, using Samba and some commands in the terminal window.
BI and Analytics Market to Cross $18 Billion Mark in 2017
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on February 17, 2017
Gartner forecasts the market will grow more than 7 percent this year as businesses continue to adopt software tools that seeker deeper insights into their operations.
Serverless Computing: AWS vs. Azure
By Cynthia Harvey | Features Article Published on February 16, 2017
Both Amazon and Microsoft have function as a service offerings. Which serverless solution you should choose depends on several factors.
Intel's CEO Steps Up to Strengthen Brand
By Rob Enderle | Features Article Published on February 16, 2017
Brian Krzanich is taking on a more visible role, a decision that could serve him well later in life.
When to Use Which Debian Linux Repository
By Bruce Byfield | Features Article Published on February 15, 2017
Among the fun facts: the three main Debian repositories are named for characters from the Toy Story movies.
AI and Robotics Trends: Experts Predict
By Andy Patrizio | Features Article Published on February 14, 2017
AI and robotics experts forecast trends in the workforce, retail, security and other sectors.
VR Market to Hit $64 Billion by 2021
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on February 13, 2017
Increased demand from both consumers and businesses will push VR device shipments to over $100 million in a few short years, forecasts ABI Research.
Best Linux Email Clients
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on February 13, 2017
The best email client is a matter of personal taste, yet there are a few guiding tips you can rely on.
10 Open Source Challenges
By Cynthia Harvey | Features Article Published on February 13, 2017
The open source movement is flourishing like never before, but these challenges could hinder further growth.
Commercial Drone Market to Reach $3.7 Billion in 2017
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on February 10, 2017
The market for business drones is growing, but it may be a while before they start making deliveries.
Digital Transformation at Financial Firms and Manufacturers Lifts IT Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on February 09, 2017
The digital transformation efforts of banks and factories will help IT vendors generate nearly $2.65 trillion by 2020, predicts IDC.
Business Leaders are Bullish on AI
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on February 08, 2017
Over the next three years, most executives are planning to invest in AI, changing the way their workers and customers interact with technology, Accenture finds.
8.4 Billion 'Things' to Light Up the IoT in 2017
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on February 07, 2017
The number of connected devices feeding data into the Internet of Things will jump more than 30 percent this year and help pour nearly $2 trillion into the world economy.
Using Artificial Intelligence to Speak with a Lost Friend
By James Maguire | Features Article Published on February 06, 2017
We talk with an artificial intelligence developer working on what may be the final frontier of AI: recreating the human personality.
Best Linux Distros for 2017
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on February 06, 2017
An overview of the best Linux distro for 2017, based on various user styles and preferences.
Artificial Intelligence Movies: Top 10 AI Movies
By Cynthia Harvey | Features Article Published on February 06, 2017
These are the top-grossing movies featuring a character (or characters) with artificial intelligence.