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eWEEK IT SCIENCE: Desigual had a five-month runway to deliver an assisted-shopping application and one additional month to roll it out. With Docker's help, it was delivered and deployed on time and efficiently.
Apache Hadoop 3.0 is now generally available on Azure HDInsight, giving customers broader analytics capabilities.
NEW-PRODUCT NEWS: In a significant storage announcement, IBM also said it will introduce support for the industry standard Container Storage Interface in the second quarter.
TREND ANALYSIS: Qualcomm is working on applying quantum field theory to deep-learning AI. This is an enormous potential game changer in several real-world scenarios.
Google aims to boost the utility and features of its Google Cloud Platform by partnering with seven leading open-source providers of cloud services and also released Cloud Run, the latest member of Google’s serverless compute stack.
JOIN US: This is a chat-based conversation about how we realistically are going to be storing our business and personal data in places where it will be safe and accessible for years to come. Can the cloud handle all of this? Doubtful.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: Questionable online travel agencies, travel aggregators, competitors and criminals are using malicious bots to conduct a variety of attacks on airline websites that result in online fraud, website downtime and loss of potential revenue.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: Though excitement about AI and ML is legitimately growing, we hear little about how the data actually goes from collection to algorithm. By examining the process behind building hypothetical machine learning models, we can look at what important processes are often glossed...
Intel Capital has added 14 tech startups to its portfolio of investments in areas such as health care, communications and manufacturing. The record $117 million in funding was announced at Intel’s annual investor conference.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: While at first employees may have been apprehensive by thinking that new technology could take their jobs, subsequently they found that automation was not meant to replace them but to serve them by performing tedious, time consuming tasks. Now, employee time can be used to...
eWEEK DATA POINTS: A recent industry report stated that 63 percent of insurers are looking to expand the migration of their applications to the cloud in 2019. This might be shocking for a 300-year-old industry that is often held hostage by antiquated internal processes.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: More than 85 percent of big data projects fail. A number of factors contribute to these failures, including human factors, and challenges with time, skill and impact. Here are some precautionary data points of advice.