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PC market continues to drop as Skylake, Windows 10 fail to spark recovery

PC market continues to drop as Skylake, Windows 10 fail to spark recovery Last year, analysts from Gartner and IDC predicted that we might see tentative signs of recovery in the PC industry this year as enterprise upgrades to Windows 10, Skylake, and new all-in-ones finally sparked some signs of growth.That could still happen later this year, but it hasn’t happened yet — Q1 2016 sales fell 11.

Microsoft named a "visionary" for Enterprise Mobility Suite

In order to separate all of the competition in various fields, information technology research and advisory company Gartner likes to put out what’s called the Magic Quadrant.Generally speaking, a solid spot on the Gartner Magic Quadrant is a good sign.

Pokemon Go is giving to society what other technology had taken away

Pokemon Go is giving to society what other technology had taken away I’m smack dab in the middle of Pokemon Go‘s target demographic.I talked to a group of teenagers outside of the mall who told me there were some good Pokemon near by.

Early Lessons from Pokemon Go

Early Lessons from Pokemon Go The evidence of this was demonstrated in two ways: (1) every other news item, article or Facebook post was suddenly about Pokemon Go (2) about three times as many people as usual walking around on the streets almost crashed into me…all of them were mumbling “Pokemon…” something.[In case you have been asleep, Pokemon Go allows people to hunt for Pokemon (short for “pocket monsters” for the VERY uninitiated) “gyms” or locations in the real world as they walk around; scenery and eventually, Pokemon, are superimposed over the world people walk around within (actually, the world is augmented with Pokemon).

Windows 10 blamed for continued drop-off in system shipments, flat IT spending

Windows 10 blamed for continued drop-off in system shipments, flat IT spending In the past year, the number of systems running Windows 10 has grown enormously, spurred by Redmond’s free upgrade offer and a number of less-upstanding practices.In the past, the release of a new Microsoft operating system gave the PC OEMs at least a minor sales bump as consumers and businesses upgraded to the new operating system.

Microsoft is a leader in 18 Gartner Magic Quadrants, including Cloud Infrastructure as a Service

Microsoft is a leader in 18 Gartner Magic Quadrants, including Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Gartner, in particular, has been rating Microsoft as a Leader in a number of their Magic Quadrants, from cloud storage to Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS).Today, the Azure blog spent some going highlighting all of the areas where Microsoft is a cloud computing leader: Today, Gartner has named Microsoft Azure as a leader in its Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service for the third year in a row based on completeness of our vision and ability to execute.

Yahoo! breach news is shocking but not surprising - what to do now?

Yahoo! breach news is shocking but not surprising - what to do now? ·       State sponsored actors are buying up enormous amounts of stolen identity and account data for intelligence purposes (See Where has all the Stolen Data Gone ) in order to steal information and assets from companies in the U.In our last blog, we summarised our bottom-line recommendation that organisations REDUCE reliance on STATIC data, such as the data compromised in the Yahoo!

Climate change and sustainability top of the agenda for smart city objectives

Climate change and sustainability top of the agenda for smart city objectives ​Climate change, resilience and sustainability will make up half of all smart city objectives by 2020, according to the latest research from Gartner.39 billion units in 2020, representing 20% of all smart city connected things in use.