Features Index

Cloud Market Crosses $7B in Quarterly Revenues
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on April 29, 2016
Q1 results are in and the cloud market, led by Amazon, keeps setting records.
IoT Will Snag 28% of the Wireless Chip Market by 2021
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on April 28, 2016
Wireless chips will be a major factor in the growth of the Internet of Things, according to a new forecast from ABI Research.
BlackBerry AtHoc: The Solution That Could Save Your Company and Your Life
By Rob Enderle | Features Article Published on April 28, 2016
The AtHoc mobile app addresses provides early warnings and facilitates emergency response during crisis situations.
Augmented Reality, Driverless Cars and Smarter Drones
By David Needle | Features Article Published on April 27, 2016
Truly driverless cars are still emerging tech, but advances in mapping and data collection promise to improve the driving experience in the nearer term.
Nokia Acquires Wearable Device Maker Withings
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on April 26, 2016
The Finnish telecommunications company expands into wearable health and activity trackers by snapping up Withings for $192 million.
OpenStack Summit: What Will be the LAMP of the Cloud?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on April 26, 2016
OpenStack is only one component used by organizations as part of a broader deployment stack.
Software-Defined Data Center Gains Ground in 2016
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on April 25, 2016
CIOs are warming up to software-defined data center approaches, leading to increased adoption this year, according to a new study from HyTrust.
Ubuntu Snap Packages: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on April 25, 2016
Ubuntu snap packages is a remarkably large development in the Ubuntu world, and may even change how we look at desktop packages for Linux.
VR Hardware Market to Reach $2.3 Billion in 2016
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on April 22, 2016
Vendors will ship 10 million virtual- and augmented-reality devices this year, according to a new forecast from IDC.
Big Data and Security Dominate IoT Buzz on Twitter
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on April 21, 2016
A social media analysis by Argus Insights reveals that the massive amounts of data generated by the IoT and concerns about data security are hot topics on Twitter.
Linux and the Second Goal
By Bruce Byfield | Features Article Published on April 20, 2016
Linux's most important goal isn't world domination.
Android Apps: Download The Best Android Apps
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on April 19, 2016
The best Android apps for all your smartphone needs, from news to games to social media to messaging – let the app downloading begin.
Open Source Cloud Apps: 65 Cloudy Apps
By Cynthia Harvey | Features Article Published on April 19, 2016
Some of these open source projects are enabling the creation of IaaS or PaaS offerings, and some are available for purchases on a SaaS basis.
IBM Continues to Grow Cloud Business
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on April 19, 2016
IBM reports $18.7B in first quarter 2016 revenue, with cloud as a key driver.
Microsoft Nipping at Salesforce's Heels in Enterprise SaaS Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on April 18, 2016
Watch your back Salesforce: Microsoft's SaaS software portfolio is growing by leaps and bounds, according to Strategy Research.
Best Ubuntu Backup Applications
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on April 18, 2016
Choosing the best Ubuntu backup application is largely a matter of choosing the solution that fits best with your work style. Here's a roundup of top picks.
Employees Prefer Apple in the Enterprise
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on April 15, 2016
Given a choice, employees will pick up an iPhone, iPad or Mac to get their jobs done.
Free Software Foundation's Priorities Reflect Changing Times
By Bruce Byfield | Features Article Published on April 14, 2016
Updating the high-priority projects list shows how the times have changed. But will adding advocacy positions dilute technical concerns?
Top 10 Android Game Apps
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on April 13, 2016
These top Android game apps go from mega-hits like Minecraft to lesser known apps like Goat Simulator -- with an emphasis on fun.
IoT to Cover 100 Billion Connected Devices by 2025
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on April 13, 2016
The Internet of Things is poised for massive growth, according to Huawei's 2016 Global Connectivity Index.