Features Index

Ethereum Mining: Getting Started
By Cynthia Harvey | Features Article Published on August 15, 2017
Curious about Ethereum mining? This overview uses layman's terms to explain how to mine Ethereum and what you'll need to get started.
Windows vs Ubuntu: A Look Before You Switch
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on August 14, 2017
If you're considering switching from Windows to Ubuntu, here are some factors to consider as you explore the Linux operating system.
Ethereum Potential: Possibly Revolutionary
By James Maguire | Features Article Published on August 11, 2017
Ethereum might revolutionize business and technology, or it may be merely a transitional platform displaced by other blockchain technologies.
Warning: Your Shiny New Cloud Is Already Legacy
By Guest Author | Features Article Published on August 09, 2017
Your company may deploy to the cloud, but you are falling behind unless you are also adopting an array of next-gen technologies.
The year of WINE on Linux
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on August 08, 2017
WINE, which allows Windows apps on Linux, is today surprisingly robust, especially when you compare it to WINE just a few years ago.
CMOs and Corporate Sales Leaders are Fans of AI
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on August 08, 2017
Marketing and sales executives are adding AI to their technology toolkit, according to a new study from IBM and Oxford Economics.
KDE Plasma 5: The Silent Revolution
By Bruce Byfield | Features Article Published on August 07, 2017
KDE's Plasma 5 demonstrates that the age of innovation on the Linux desktop has not ended.
AI Chatbots in Business to Deliver Big Savings
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on August 07, 2017
AI-powered chatbots are poised to save businesses billions of dollars, according to Juniper Research.
Commercial Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Products Gaining Ground
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on August 04, 2017
IDC expects the market for AR and VR products and services to at least double each year through 2021.
Frenzied Deal Making Hits North American Data Center Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on August 03, 2017
The first half of 2017 set new records for data center M&A activity, according to a new report from JLL.
Structured vs. Unstructured Data
By Christine Taylor | Features Article Published on August 03, 2017
Structured data is far easier for Big Data programs to digest, while the myriad formats of unstructured data creates a greater challenge. Yet both types of data play a key role in effective data analysis. 
Smartphone Market Dipped Slightly in Q2
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on August 02, 2017
Following a strong start to the year, the smartphone market paused to catch its breath.
Big Data Technologies
By Cynthia Harvey | Features Article Published on August 02, 2017
Many enterprises are investing in these big data technologies in order to derive valuable business insights from their stores of structured and unstructured data.
The Birth of the Backpack Workstation
By Rob Enderle | Features Article Published on August 02, 2017
HP's new PC could be just the first of many new solutions designed to meet the mobility and performance requirements of virtual reality.
Governing Big Data: Video Panel
By James Maguire | Features Article Published on August 01, 2017
Three Big Data experts talk about the various issues in monitoring and managing data analytics.
How to Hire a Data Scientist
By Dan Muse | Features Article Published on August 01, 2017
Hiring data scientists is an urgent priority as Big Data plays a growing role. Here's guidance on identifying skill sets and deciding on salary offers.
Linux Careers: Getting Started
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on July 31, 2017
A Linux career offers a wide array of options. Two experienced Linux sys admins talk about launching your Linux career.
Samsung's Artik Cloud Turns the Internet of Things into a Revenue Stream
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on July 31, 2017
The company's new Artik Cloud Monetization for the Internet of Things service opens up new revenue opportunities for OEMs.
Amazon Continues to Dominate Cloud Infrastructure Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on July 28, 2017
Rivals are gaining fast, but AWS has a big head start and isn't giving up its perch at the top anytime soon.
Big Data in Finance
By Andy Patrizio | Features Article Published on July 28, 2017
Big Data and data analytics are enabling the financial services industry to monitor results – and possibly predict them.