Category: Tech

Big Data, Software, Tech

U.S. enterprises want to expand IT teams, but face skilled worker shortages

June 25, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Sixty-seven percent of enterprises plan to expand full time IT workers, but many are having trouble hiring skilled employees, according to staffing firm Robert Half Technology. The 67% tally was up four points from Robert Half’s survey for the first […]

Hardware, Mobility, Tech

Apple Is Reportedly Asking Suppliers to Shift at Least 15% of Output from China

June 19, 2019

Via: Fortune

Apple Inc. has asked its largest suppliers to consider the feasibility of shifting 15% to 30% of its output from China to Southeast Asia in a dramatic shake-up of its production chain, the Nikkei reported. The U.S. tech giant asked […]

Federal, Mobility, Policy, Tech

Apple Has a Backup Plan If the U.S.-China Trade War Triggers iPhone Tariffs

June 11, 2019

Via: Fortune

Apple Inc. has a backup plan if the U.S.-China trade war gets out of hand. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company’s primary manufacturing partner has enough capacity to make all iPhones bound for the U.S. outside of China if necessary, according to […]

Networking Security, Security, Software, Tech

There’s No Roadmap to Breaking Up Facebook—But Here’s Where the Government Might Start

June 7, 2019

Via: Fortune

“Break up Big Tech,” has become a rallying cry of consumer advocates and prominent politicians. But what, in practice, would that actually look like? Fortune spoke with experts in various areas of law and business to see how that might […]

Mobility, Tech

Galaxy Fold’s June launch now looks unlikely

May 29, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Most people know about the Fold’s screen problems experienced by tech reviewers. The issues caused Samsung to delay the device on the eve of its launch, with no new release date announced. But a report from earlier this month revealed […]

Big Data, Tech

Colorado hires ‘blockchain solution architect’

May 24, 2019

Via: StateScoop

The Colorado Office of Information Technology announced Wednesday that it has hired its inaugural “blockchain solution architect” to devise ways the state can use the distributed-ledger technology in government. The position will be filled by Thaddeus Batt, the former chief […]

Hardware, Mobility, Tech

Two major Apple suppliers take a big hit as iPhone sales continue to stumble

May 15, 2019

Via: CNBC – Top News

Foxconn and Japan Display reported disappointing financial results this week as the effects of slowing iPhone sales ripple through Apple’s supply chain. Foxconn sales dipped 17.7% in the first quarter of 2019 to $637.26 million. Japan Display said Wednesday that […]

Networking Security, Security, Software, Tech

Twitter publishes latest government data request figures

May 9, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Twitter’s latest transparency report is out. The social media giant said it received six percent fewer requests for user data from governments between June and December 2018 than during its previous reporting period. According to the newly released data, Twitter […]

Applications, Hardware, Infrastructure, Tech

Cray, AMD to build 1.5 exaflops supercomputer for US government

May 8, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

AMD and Cray have announced that they’re building “Frontier,” a new supercomputer for the Department of Energy at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The goal is to deliver a system that can perform 1.5 exaflops: 1.5×1018 floating point operations per second. […]

Big Data, Software, Tech

10 Prime Industries for AI Applications

May 6, 2019

Via: InformationWeek

Interest in artificial intelligence has surged to new heights. Technologies like machine learning, computer vision, computer speech, text and sentiment analysis, and autonomous vehicles have captured the imagination of business leaders. However, surveys continue to find that CIOs and IT […]