Monthly Archives : April 2017

AVAYA PLAN DEPLOYS NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION, SEGMENTATION TO GUARD BUSINESS JEWELS

Avaya has rolled out products it says will help enterprise customers more easily segment traffic between widely dispersed networked resources and effectively protect corporate data. The two central components of what the company calls its Data Center Everywhere plan include…

No Comments / 39 View / April 29, 2017

APPLE SAID TO BE TARGETING A STAKE IN TOSHIBA’S MEMORY CHIP BUSINESS

Apple is the latest company to be linked with a possible bid for an investment in Toshiba’s sizable computer memory business, which is up for sale. The iPhone-maker is prepared to make a direct investment of several billion dollars in…

No Comments / 23 View / April 28, 2017

Smartwatch-making company CEO: Smartwatches are pointless

There’s firm, tough leadership, and then there’s … whatever this is. Calling one of your company’s newest high-profile releases essentially useless probably isn’t the best way to boost team morale — but that didn’t stop Huawei Deputy Chairman and rotating…

No Comments / 47 View / April 26, 2017

Google just launched a new app that orders food, pays utility bills, and thousands of other things

Life these days is on a fast pace. Whether it’s chores, or just getting things checked off your laundry or shopping list, all help is welcome. Turns out, Google now has a new app for that. Earlier this week, Google…

No Comments / 32 View / April 25, 2017

Bah, humbug — I’m a hashtag holiday grinch

I noticed something a bit strange as I was scrolling through my Twitter feed last weekend: I was being bombarded with unicorns. #BelieveinYOUnicorns was a top trending topic, and, after poking around, I found out I was late to the…

No Comments / 42 View / April 23, 2017

This tech giant just hit two impressive clean energy milestones

Cloud computing giant Salesforce has achieved two big feats: net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in its direct operations, and a “carbon-neutral cloud” for all its customers. The San Francisco firm on Thursday said it reached the environmental milestones by investing in…

No Comments / 33 View / April 22, 2017

Let’s face it: Smartwatches are a complete and utter failure

The CEO of Chinese electronics maker Huawei raised eyebrows this week when he publicly trashed smartwatches. “I am always confused as to what smartwatches are for when we have smartphones,” Eric Xu Zhijun said, adding that he would never ever…

No Comments / 55 View / April 20, 2017

Say hi to another hot bezel-less phone, the Maze Alpha

Think only heavyweights like Samsung and LG can create smartphones with nearly no bezel? A new Chinese company called Maze Mobile is set to challenge that notion, with an upcoming smartphone that’s pretty much all screen on the front. All…

No Comments / 22 View / April 19, 2017

These five trends are shaping technology development in Australia

Four out of five Australian executives agree that technology development is no longer a linear process, but is happening exponentially. In the Accenture Technology Vision 2017, the overriding message is that as technology becomes more sophisticated, it’s not the technology…

No Comments / 23 View / April 17, 2017

Twitter has had a dislike button for months and you didn’t notice

The tweet made me angry. I realized that most of this guy’s recent tweets were pissing me off. It was a shame, really, since I admired his work and was a long-time Twitter follower. But this was just too much….

No Comments / 23 View / April 16, 2017