Features Index

Virtual Reality in 2017 – and Beyond
By James Maguire | Features Article Published on January 23, 2017
Three top thought leaders in the Virtual Reality sector discuss current VR trends and share their predictions for the years ahead.
Chip Market to Rise More Than 7% in 2017
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on January 23, 2017
Increased demand for pricier memory chips and the ever-growing Internet of Things will help push the semiconductor market past $364 billion this year, says Gartner.
How to Install Ubuntu Software
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on January 23, 2017
Installing Ubuntu software isn't hard -- but it helps to keep a few key ideas in mind.
AI Adoption Set to Take Off in the Enterprise
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on January 20, 2017
Businesses may be bullish about putting artificial intelligence technologies to work but ethical concerns are putting a damper on things, finds a new study from Infosys.
Retailers Taking the Slow Road to Digital Transformation
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on January 19, 2017
By dragging their feet on digital transformation, retailers are failing to achieve their full sales potential.
What Would Steve Jobs Do to Fix Twitter?
By Rob Enderle | Features Article Published on January 19, 2017
It might take a complete redesign — and a new product — to make Twitter a financial success.
Why Linux Installers Need to Add Security Features
By Bruce Byfield | Features Article Published on January 18, 2017
With the heightened security concerns, Linux distros need to make basic security options prominently available in their installers rather than options that users can add manually later.
Cloud Foundry, PaaS, and the Future of Cloud
By James Maguire | Features Article Published on January 17, 2017
James Watters, general manager of Pivotal’s Cloud Platform Group, talks about the role of PaaS going forward, Cloud Foundry, and the advice he gives to businesses in the cloud.
Cloud IT Spending to Edge Out Traditional Data Centers by 2020
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on January 17, 2017
Spending on cloud infrastructure market is catching up to the market for traditional data center solutions, finds IDC.
Top Ubuntu Editing Apps: Image, Audio, Video
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on January 16, 2017
Top software choices for Ubuntu - or for most Linux distros – to edit images, audio or video.
Serverless Computing: 10 Things You Need to Know
By Cynthia Harvey | Features Article Published on January 16, 2017
Also called function as a service, serverless computing offers some benefits for enterprises, particularly those adopting a DevOps approach.
Deloitte Blockchain Lab Opens in NYC
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on January 12, 2017
In Wall Street's shadow, Deloitte's new practice opens in what may be a "make or break" year for blockchain.
Artificial Intelligence Examples: 20 AI Shaping Your Life
By Cynthia Harvey | Features Article Published on January 11, 2017
AI examples abound. It's very likely that you've interacted with artificial intelligence today without even realizing it.
Mobility and Digital Workspaces Promote Positive ROI
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on January 11, 2017
Businesses that invest in mobile initiatives are getting a lot of bang for their buck, finds a new study from VMware.
Big Data Analytics Trends: 17 Trends for 2017
By Andy Patrizio | Features Article Published on January 10, 2017
We peer into the Big Data analytics crystal ball and take a look at what trends are on the upswing.
3D Printing Market to More Than Double by 2020
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on January 09, 2017
IDC expects tumbling prices and an expanding variety of new uses to help the 3D printing market grow at the healthy clip during the next few years.
10 Ways DevOps Is Changing Enterprise IT
By Cynthia Harvey | Features Article Published on January 09, 2017
As organizations embrace DevOps principles, it's affecting their technology choices, security and even which programming languages they use.
Top LibreOffice Alternatives
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on January 09, 2017
A survey of the leading LibreOffice alternatives, with the pros and cons of each alternative.
CES 2017: A Window into The Future
By Rob Enderle | Features Article Published on January 09, 2017
Several new technologies on display at the Consumer Electronics Show seem likely to transform our lives.  
Video: The Future of IoT
By James Maguire | Features Article Published on January 06, 2017
Dell executive Jason Shepherd, a leading expert in the Internet of Things sector, talks about trends for 2017 and beyond.