A report by Markets and Markets estimated that by 2019 the datacentre automation market will be worth $7.53 billion.
The report said that demand for fast data access and storage continues to rise and that’s creating more and more datacentres. Datacentre automation is sometimes known as Software Defined Data Centres (SDDCs). more»
The prime minister of Hungary said today that his government will shelve plans to introduce an internet tax.
That follows a week of protests against the proposed move, which would have had the Hungarian government charging a fee on every gigabyte of data downloaded. more»
A group of researchers based at the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) has analysed Twitter and come up with ways to increase your influence.
People with few followers attempt to boost their popularity by increasing the number of tweets they send but this is costly and inefficient. more»
It seems that getting rid of its Welsh CEO Howard Stringer has been good for the struggling Japanese outfit Sony.
Sony reported a second-quarter operating loss which was a lot narrower than the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street had predicted. more»
Andy Rubin, co-founder of the Android mobile business and head of its robotics effort is leaving Google.
According to a statement from Google, Rubin will start a company to support startups interested in building technology-hardware products.
It is possible that Rubin is getting a little bored. more»
Samsung and LG have decided that the world is not ready for OLED and the next generation of TVs will run on quantum dot technology.
The problem is that they can’t come up with a way of making OLED affordable for the mass market. more»
Beancounters at IDC are claiming that Dell’s US shipments grew 19.7 percent during the third calendar quarter of 2014.
If this is the case, then it would appear that business is turning around for the tin box shifter.
Jeff Clarke, Dell’s vice chairman, Operations, and president, Client Solutions said that the reason for the increase was a strong notebook performance in the US and accompanying overall worldwide growth reflects the continued momentum. more»
This morning the Tame Apple Press is full of praise for Apple CEO Tim Cook “coming out as gay as if it is really important.
Writing in Bloomberg Businessweek, Apple CEO Tim Cook, unprompted, has said that he is gay. It was news that comes as no surprise to anyone, so why in 2014 was it news? more»
A report said that sales of notebooks using Microsoft Windows 10 are likely to be hit because Intel will be tardy releasing an appropriate chip.
Digitimes Research said that the Intel Skylake microprocessor is supposed to be ready at the beginning of the third quarter in 2015 but will probably not hit the streets until the end of next year or even 2016. more»
The government has a plan to offer free wi-fi in over 1,000 public buildings across the UK in a bid to make everything a little more accessible.
According to the Telegraph, we’ll soon have free wi-fi offered in libraries, museums, and other buildings as part of the government’s plans to turn our cities into “super connected cities”. more»
While some say that the phenomenal growth of tablet sales is starting to wane, a report today claims that the situation is quite different.
IDC said that the worldwide tablet market grew by 11.5 percent in the third quarter of 2014 – shipments totalled 53.8 million units. more»
It seems that the dreams of sci-fi writers have a basis in science because academics have come up with a new theory based on the existence of parallel universes.
The scientists, at Griffith University, claim that they’ve taken interacting parallel worlds out of the realm of science fiction and into that of hard science. more»
One of the problems with semiconductor firms like Intel continually shrinking the size of chips is that soon they’ll be up against the limits of the lithographic methods used to make microprocessors.
But scientists at UC San Diego may have an answer which will let Intel engineers sleep easy in their bunny suits at night. more»
The next battle between Apple and Google is set to take place in your car as you’re speeding down the motorway.
While Apple had the first to market software that synchronises iPhones to vehicle entertainment systems with Carplay, it seems that it faces tough competition from Google with Android Auto. more»
NHS Trusts are insisting on keeping Windows XP machines despite concerns that they are about as secure as a celeb’s naked picture on the iCloud and have cost £5.5 million from Microsoft to support.
According to Citrix, the mobile workspace company, which filed a freedom of information act request to get its data, all the of 35 NHS Trusts are still using Windows XP and that just five are using desktop virtualisation technology to handle migration away from it. more»