December, 2018

Seven New Year’s resolutions for Big Tech in 2019

2018 was a no good, very bad year for Silicon Valley. Here’s some of the things tech giants should commit to do next year to avoid a repeat performance. Every January, Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, likes [...]

Tesla names Larry Ellison, Walgreens executive to board

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc on Friday named two independent board directors as part of a September deal with federal regulators to move past the turbulence that followed Chief Executive Elon Musk’s tweet about taking the electric [...]

Yankees in talks with Amazon, Sinclair to bid for Yes Network: WSJ

(Reuters) – The New York Yankees are in talks with Amazon.com Inc and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc about a joint bid for the team’s regional sports network, Yes, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing [...]

Huawei expects 2018 revenue to rise 21 percent despite international scrutiny

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Huawei Technologies is expected to record a 21 percent jump in revenue for 2018 to $109 billion, its rotating chairman said, marking the Chinese tech giant’s fastest pace of business growth [...]

Amazon Alexa crashes after Christmas Day overload

Number of users plugging in products using virtual assistant causes outage in Europe Thousands of people plugging in new smart speakers on Christmas Day were greeted by a less than smart response after Amazon’s voice-controlled virtual [...]

How Private Cloud Fits into Cloud Ecosystems

Anyone working in the cloud today knows that it is about more than just selection a cloud or managed services provider and working with them to transform their IT to a cloud model. A complete cloud [...]

The Current Wave of Smart Home Technology

The Future of Smart Home Technology Some say the vision of smart homes kicked off with the invention of household machines in the early part of the 20th century, but the current wave of smart home [...]

Facebook says companies got access to data only after user permission

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) said it did not give companies access to personal data of users without their permission, after the New York Times reported on Tuesday that the social network allowed some tech giants [...]