Rural Innovation Initiative aims to help small towns get funding for remote work spaces

Small towns continue to struggle to amass the high-paying, digital-first jobs needed to succeed in today’s economy. Now, a new program from a Vermont nonprofit aims to give them a boost. Called the Rural...

Android Dev Summit: Google details Kotlin, Jetpack, and instant app improvements

Google kicked off its Android Developer Summit in Mountain View this week with a bang, and support for foldable devices only scratched the surface. The company announced that many of the new features...

Cloud security: The essential checklist

Cloud security is one of those things that everyone knows they need, but few people understand how to deal with. IThe good news is that it’s actually pretty simple, and somewhat similar to...

What is Kubernetes? | IT PRO

Kubernetes (pronounced 'koober-neties'), is an open source platform used for managing Linux-based containerised workloads and services that allows for automation. It was made into an open source...

Microsoft previews PlayFab multiplayer game services

Microsoft is launching the public preview for the PlayFab multiplayer server platform, which helps game developers handle the backend requirements for online multiplayer games. Earlier this year, Microsoft bought Seattle startup PlayFab to integrate its...

Did IBM overhype Watson Health’s AI promise?

In recent weeks, IBM has changed leadership at its Watson Health division and  announced a new business strategy for deployment that relies on a hybrid cloud, not a  public- or private-cloud only model.Over...

Western Digital reveals ‘world’s first’ 15TB SMR hard drive aimed at data centres

Western Digital has launched the world's first 15TB SMR hard drive, designed for use with hyperscale cloud and data centre workloads. The company suggested it could be...

Microsoft teams up with Huawei on hybrid all-flash Azure stack

Microsoft and Huawei are joining forces to offer customers an all-flash Azure Stack service to speed up adoption of hybrid cloud services. The partnership means businesses can...

Microsoft joins Open Edge Computing Initiative, donates Azure resources to Carnegie Mellon

Alongside AI enhancements to Power BI, Microsoft today announced a collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University that’ll gift the Pittsburgh institute’s Living Edge Laboratory with edge computing services. Microsoft will supply an Azure Data Box...

Check Point acquires Dome9 to boost cloud security

Check Point has acquired Israeli security firm Dome9 to boost the company's cloud security portfolio, helping its customers secure their Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud...

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