Monday, March 8, 2021

David Needle

David Needle is a veteran technology reporter based in Silicon Valley. He covers mobile, big data, customer experience, and social media, among other topics. He was formerly news editor at Infoworld, editor of Computer Currents and TabTimes, and West Coast bureau chief for both InformationWeek and Internet.com.

Enterprise IoT vs. Consumer IoT

From wearable devices to computer sensors that monitor the manufacture of products and water accumulation for farmers, the era of the Internet of Things is here. Consumers...

Virtual Reality vs. Augmented Reality: the False Debate

Virtual Reality took center stage at a recent San Jose Convention Center trade show, where several thousand attendees checked out the latest in VR hardware, virtual worlds...

Augmented Reality, Driverless Cars and Smarter Drones

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Mapping is one of our oldest activities and remains key to many recent innovations and those still to come. A panel of experts...

Hybrid Cloud Strategies That Work

Enterprises are getting the message when it comes to cloud computing – get on board. While few may be engaging in an outright full move away from...

Azure Pricing: Navigating Microsoft’s Azure Cloud

Microsoft may have been late to the cloud party, but steady investment and improvements to its Azure cloud have made it a worthy competitor to Amazon Web...

4 Big Data Tools Worth Checking Out

Call it a perfect storm. Cheap storage and a huge influx of structured and unstructured data have led to the development of numerous Big Data tools designed...

IBM Watson Vs. Amazon: Machine Learning Systems Presage the Future

IBM has traveled a long path to make artificial intelligence (AI) more accessible. Its Big Blue supercomputer famously beat world chess champion Gary Kasparov and Watson captured...

Mining for Big Value in Big Data

Nate Silver knows a thing or two about the value of Big Data. He famously predicted who would win 49 out of 50 states in the 2008...

HP to Ship All PCs With webOS Option

Desktop PCs stopped being the hub of much innovation over the past several years. Notable improvements include the addition of Windows 7-based models, sleeker designs, speed improvements...

Cloud Computing’s Enterprise Challenges

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Is cloud computing misunderstood? In some ways it's hard to think there'd be much confusion about the widely-hyped technology that receives no shortage...

VMware vCenter Operations Extends IT Management Tools

Virtualization leader VMware is building out its IT management portfolio with today's release of vCenter Operations. VMware said the new management system extends beyond virtualized machines (VMs)...

Malware Found in Android Apps

It was bound to happen: as popular as Android phones have become, it's no surprise that hackers are attacking. David Needle reports. The growing popularity of app stores...

Latest Articles

Microsoft And the AI Approach...

At Microsoft Ignite this year, Mitra Azizirad, Microsoft’s Corporate VP of AI and Innovation, gave one of the most exciting presentations. She opened with...

Data Analytics Infrastructure: Current Trends

Please join us for a wide ranging conversation: Register for the video webinar, on March 5, at 11 AM. Bring your questions for the...

The Logic Behind IBM’s Watson...

I’ve been following and fascinated by IBM’s advanced enterprise artificial intelligence platform named Watson since the very start. When it started, the very first implementation...

Data Governance Best Practices

The average employee may not be wildly excited about data governance. The term may seem dry, perhaps vague, probably really complicated. It has something...