Category: Tech

Federal, Mobility, Policy, Tech

Report: DOJ pursuing criminal charges against Huawei for theft of tech

January 17, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

In the wake of a civil lawsuit by T-Mobile and other telecommunications companies against the Chinese networking and telecommunications company Huawei, the US Department of Justice is reportedly conducting a criminal investigation of the company. According to a Wall Street […]

Hardware, Tech

Chinese Direct Investment in the U.S. Is Plummeting—and Likely to Fall Further

January 15, 2019

Via: Fortune

Chinese foreign direct investment in the U.S. totalled a paltry $4.8 billion last year, according to analysts at Rhodium Group. As the research outfit noted in a new analysis, that’s a whopping 84% drop from the $29 billion investment seen […]

Networking, Tech

A sampling of networking gear from CES: TP-Link goes Wi-Fi 6, D-Link goes 5G

January 10, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

The halls of CES might be filled with voice assistants and OLED televisions, but few things make a bigger impact on your day-to-day experience with technology than your networking solution. And there were a bunch of announcements on that front […]

Mobility, Tech

A Simple Solution for Apple’s iPhone Troubles

January 3, 2019

Via: Fortune

You may have heard overnight that there was a little news about the first second third fourth-ranked U.S. company by market capitalization. In a blab-fest worthy of Dr. Phil, Apple CEO Tim Cook issued a 1,370-word letter to investors about […]

Big Data, Tech

Big Data 2019: Cloud redefines the database and Machine Learning runs it

January 2, 2019

Via: ZDnet

In the predictions game, it’s time for us to bat clean-up once more. Following Big on Data bro Andrew Brust’s roundup of AI-related predictions from a cross section of industry executives, now it’s our turn. We’ll focus mostly on what […]

Data Center, Hardware, Infrastructure, Tech

The biggest storage trends of 2018

December 28, 2018

Via: ZDnet

There are many trends and currents in the storage market, so it’s not easy to choose two. But these stood out in the past year. FLASH AND DRAM PRICE DROP Given the dominance of flash storage for phones, notebooks, and, […]

Federal, Hardware, Policy, Tech

U.S. Army Faces a Made-in-America Controversy Over Robots

December 28, 2018

Via: Fortune

Many have worried that advances in artificial intelligence and robotics could put people out of work. For those in the United States Army, seeing robots take over certain dangerous jobs, like defusing bombs, as the Associated Press reports, might be […]

Mobility, Tech

Apple’s High-End iPhone Production Might Move to India

December 27, 2018

Via: Fortune

Apple’s high-end iPhone production is moving to India next year, according to a new report. The tech giant’s manufacturing partner Foxconn will begin assembling higher-end iPhones in India next year and invest $356 million in the country to expand its […]

Mobility, Tech

More Android Users Are Buying New iPhones, Study Shows

December 26, 2018

Via: Fortune

Apple’s newest slate of iPhones are helping the company attract more Android users, according to a new study. In a survey of U.S. Apple customers who purchased an iPhone after Apple released the iPhone XR on October 26, 16% of […]

Software, Tech

IBM Artificial Intelligence Chief Shares His Predictions For 2019

December 21, 2018

Via: Fortune

Artificial intelligence has been applied to everything from digital assistants that power smart speakers to helping drivers park to predicting weather. And during the next year, the technology is expected to become even cheaper, more efficient, and more broadly used. […]