Salesforce CEO: COVID Vaccine Is Biggest Technology Challenge In History

Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce, discusses their new Work.com platform for vaccines which utilizes technology to successfully battle the COVID pandemic.

Microsoft Unlocks Power Of 5G For Telecommunications

Jason Zander of Microsoft Azure, announces new collaborations with the telecommunications industry that will unlock the power of 5G.

Intel Study Predicts What Technology Will Look Like in 50 Years

Intel recently released the Intel Next 50 Study which surveyed people on what they think technology will look like in the next 50 years. David Shaw, in Developer Relations at Intel explains.

Microsoft Updates “A Cloud for Global Good” Doc – Hoping to Build a More Trusted and Inclusive cloud

Microsoft today released a 2018 version of “A Cloud for Global Good” this morning. “The beginning of a new year offers an opportunity to reflect on the past and look forward to the future,” stated Brad Smith, Microsoft President and…

The Cognitive Era is the Next Societal Revolution That Will Change the World

“The transformational nature of artificial intelligence requires new metrics of success for our profession,” says Guru Banavar who is responsible for advancing the next generation of cognitive technologies and solutions with IBM’s global scientific ecosystem including academia, government agencies and…

IBM Watson Brings AI to H&R Block Tax Preparation

IBM announced a partnership with H&R block to use their artificial intelligent platform IBM Watson to radically improve tax preparation. “Introducing the biggest advancement in tax preparation technology,” exclaimed IBM in an announcement video. “Say hello to the partnership between…

Microsoft CEO: We Are Not Anywhere Close To Achieving Artificial General Intelligence

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, recently was interviewed by Ludwig Siegele of The Economist about the future of AI (artificial intelligence) at the DLD in Munich, Germany where he spoke about the need to democratize the technology so that it…

Google Using RAISR Technology on Google+ and Saving 75% in Bandwidth

Google+ has become a haven for high end photos by professional photographers who obviously care about image quality. Google’s solution to the huge bandwidth requirements for their free service is a technology called RAISR. Lower bandwidth is also a benefit…

Government Can Speed Up Implementation of IoT Technology

Government around the world play a key role in whether IoT becomes a mainstream technology sooner rather than later according to Cisco IoT expert Maciej Kranz. Kranz recently posted an excerpt of his book Building the Internet of Things on…

Google Code-in for Teens is Wildly Successful

Google is in the middle of its annual Code-In contest and it’s more popular than ever with 930 teenagers from 60 countries completing 3,503 tasks with 17 open source organizations. “The number of students successfully completing tasks has almost met the…

Google’s DoubleClick Bringing Video to Native Ads

Google’s DoubleClick announced today the ability to include video with both mobile and desktop native ads. This is important considering that more than half of all ad queries on DoubleClick’s publisher platform are on mobile. “With the addition of video…

Cisco: It’s Increasingly Easy to Imagine a Time When Every Device is Connected to the Internet of Things

Yves Padrines, Paris based VP, Global Service Provider EMEAR at Cisco, says that all devices will soon be connected to the internet of things (IoT). From the Cisco SP360: Service Provider blog: It’s increasingly easy to imagine a time when…

Trump & Tech: The Clashes May Not Prove So Dramatic

Silicon Valley thinks the election of Trump is a disaster, but some tech leaders are starting to realize that the real impact may not be so dramatic. From Christopher Mims writing at the Wall Street Journal: Mr. Srinivasan (Balaji Srinivasan,…

The State of Artificial Intelligence at Facebook

When you think of Facebook, you think of data, but not so much technology. Get ready for an in-depth preview of how Facebook is and is further planning to use artificial intelligence and other key technologies that they see as…

By 2020 There Will Be 30 Billion Connected Things!

By 2020 there will be 30 billion connected things, according to a new infographic by Cloudera. The company believes that the Internet of Things (IoT) could be an extremely disruptive force in society, basically changing everything, according to Vijay Raja,…

Microsoft Ends Moore’s Law, Builds a Supercomputer in the Cloud

A group of Microsoft engineers have built an artificial intelligence technique called deep neural networks that will be deployed on Catapult by the end of 2016 to power Bing search results. They say that this AI supercomputer in the cloud…

Google Seeks to Transform Education with New Change Center

Last week the Google for Education Transformation Center was announced as a hub and launch pad for school change. Google has long been involved in pushing technology to improve and modernize education, but with the launch of the Center it…

Technology Helps Salespeople and the Customer Connect

Technology is impacting sales in a way never seen before as evidenced by Salesforce’s massive integration of artificial intelligence into all of their various clouds and products. At the Salesforce Dreamforce event much of the discussion is about how technology…

A Connected Product Can Drive Success

Salesforce is conducting their annual Dreamforce conference this week with a variety of speakers giving talks. One that was interesting yesterday was from Bharat Anand, who is the Henry R. Byers Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. Bharat’s…

There Has Never Been a Moment Like This: Driverless Vehicles Recognized by US

Driverless vehicles have the ability to literally change the world by making driving safer, more energy efficient, more accessible, and many will be happy to hear… eliminate congestion and gridlock. The government today made an important first step in truly…