There are 2.6 billion gamers worldwide – that’s 2.6 billion people turning to video games for relaxation, entertainment or to kill time on the bus or metro. The Institute for the Future estimates that gamers spend well over 3 billion hours per week playing games on smartphones, laptops, PCs, hand-held devices, and gaming consoles like Microsoft’s Xbox or Sony’s Playstation.
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 is binnenkort beschikbaar met nieuwe disk-to-disk backup mogelijkheden. Deze SUSE Software-Defined Storage met open source voorkomt proprietary lock-in en verlaagt kosten. Dit meldt SUSE tijdens de Susecon 2017 in Praag. SUSE software-defined storage geeft gebruikers meer flexibiliteit en keuze, zo beweert de leverancier.
Er is een digitale transitie nodig om relevant te blijven. Dat kan bijvoorbeeld door agile te gaan werken en gebruik te maken van de mogelijkheden van de cloud. Maar innovatief werken en jonge technologieën zorgen wel voor uitdagingen. Jan Aril Sigvartsen van Basefarm benoemt de belangrijkste.
1 Nieuwe manier van werken Ongeveer twintig jaar geleden vond een overgang plaats van mainframe naar x86. Op dit moment vindt opnieuw een grote verandering plaats.
It’s time for IT to become the hero of awesome customer experience in the enterprise, Two digital leaders explain why this matters and how to do it.
Chief Information Officers and their IT departments face dramatically shifting expectations from users. Among these changes is the demand that IT improve customer experience; not just service and support, although that’s part of it, genuinely becoming a customer-oriented change agent.
Refining company Neste plans to leverage SAP mining and analytics to enhance day-to-day operations.
In the age of big data and advanced analytics, much of the talk about how information can benefit companies focuses on gaining new insights about customers, market opportunities, trends, and other external factors. Some organizations are turning the data analysis inward, however, to transform the way processes are conducted.
Recently we have been hearing a lot about Bitcoin and blockchain. What are they and what is the difference between the two? The blockchain, sometimes called the ‘distributed ledger’, is a software model which creates a new way of storing, allocating and interacting with digital assets, such as digital currencies, smart property or coupons, in a secure manner. In principle, one can imagine it as a distributed peer to peer (P2P) network, like torrents, but with public key cryptography capabilities to secure and authenticate content.
UK technology firm Imagination, which designs graphics chips for smartphones, is being bought for £550m by a Chinese-backed investment firm.
Imagination put itself up for sale in June after Apple, its largest customer, said it would stop using its products.
The boss of Imagination, Andrew Heath, said the takeover by China-backed Canyon Bridge was a "very good outcome" and would ensure it remained in the UK.
From improving cancer diagnosis to powering animated poo emojis, Jon Stubley tells us how his favourite computer applications are powering the future.
The world has been a flutter with the launch of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X in the past week. Working in the computer vision space, the fact that the (eye-wateringly expensive) iPhone X has facial recognition capabilities is of particular note.