Katherine Noyes

Senior U.S. Correspondent

Katherine Noyes has been an ardent geek ever since she first conquered Pyramid of Doom on an ancient TRS-80. Today she covers enterprise software in all its forms, with an emphasis on cloud computing, big data, analytics and artificial intelligence.

Why quantum computing has the cybersecurity world white-knuckled

Why quantum computing has the cybersecurity world white-knuckled

'There is a pending lethal attack, and the clock is ticking,' a new report warns

Big data hits $46 billion in revenue -- and counting

Big data hits $46 billion in revenue -- and counting

Big data has been a big buzzword for more than a few years already, and it has solid numbers to back that up, including $46 billion in 2016 revenues for vendors of related products and services. But the big data era is just beginning...

Google Analytics just got a new AI tool to help find insights faster

Google Analytics just got a new AI tool to help find insights faster

What used to take hours can now be done in minutes, Google says

Apple's Cook calls European tax ruling 'total political crap'

Apple's Cook calls European tax ruling 'total political crap'

Both Apple and Ireland played by the rules, the CEO said

A new OpenSuse Linux is coming to town, and it's all about stability

A new OpenSuse Linux is coming to town, and it's all about stability

Based on Suse Linux Enterprise, OpenSuse Leap 42.2 just hit beta

Meet the newest member of SAP's Hana family: a data warehouse

Meet the newest member of SAP's Hana family: a data warehouse

The classic way of building a data warehouse is no longer viable, one executive said

Get started in data science: 5 steps you can take online for free

Get started in data science: 5 steps you can take online for free

From gaining the right skills to acing your first interview, these resources can help put you on the right track

Digital transformation is giving IT spending a big boost

Digital transformation is giving IT spending a big boost

Financial services and manufacturing are now at the forefront, new IDC data suggests

Linux at 25: A pictorial history

Linux at 25: A pictorial history

The open source operating system celebrates its 25th anniversary this month

Google is using AI to compress images better than JPEG

Google is using AI to compress images better than JPEG

Next the company plans to take on WebP with its neural network approach

Another day, another 4,600 lines of Linux kernel code

Another day, another 4,600 lines of Linux kernel code

The vast majority of contributions come from paid developers

High technology: How IT is fueling the budding cannabis industry

High technology: How IT is fueling the budding cannabis industry

From APIs to dispensary robots, new innovations are popping up like weeds

It's time to say goodbye to Linux 4.6

It's time to say goodbye to Linux 4.6

If you're using a version of Linux based on the 4.6 series of the Linux kernel, the software's lead maintainer has a message for you: It's time to upgrade.

New R extension gives data scientists quick access to IBM's Watson

New R extension gives data scientists quick access to IBM's Watson

Data scientists have a lot of tools at their disposal, but not all of them are equally accessible. Aiming to put IBM's Watson AI within closer reach, analytics firm Columbus Collaboratory on Thursday released a new open-source R...

Intel snaps up Nervana for a crash course on deep learning

Intel snaps up Nervana for a crash course on deep learning

The startup's technology will help Intel catch up in AI, one analyst says

Four US firms rule the world's cloud infrastructure

Four US firms rule the world's cloud infrastructure

There are plenty of companies vying for a piece of the worldwide cloud infrastructure market, but the top four -- all in the U.S. -- currently dominate by such a wide margin as to effectively leave their competitors in the dust.

Why 'qudits' (not qubits) may be the key to quantum computing

Why 'qudits' (not qubits) may be the key to quantum computing

Announcing what they say is a major advance, Russian scientists propose that qudits could make it easier to build a working quantum device

The FBI is using outdated IT to foil FOIA requests, lawsuit alleges

The FBI is using outdated IT to foil FOIA requests, lawsuit alleges

Its searches for documents often fail 'by design,' an MIT researcher says

Salesforce1 update will leave many mobile devices out in the cold

Salesforce1 update will leave many mobile devices out in the cold

Salesforce 'has to draw the line somewhere,' one analyst says

Salesforce expands encryption options with 'bring your own key'

Salesforce expands encryption options with 'bring your own key'

Adding BYOK encryption to its Salesforce Shield cloud services could help to alleviate data-sovereignty concerns, one analyst says

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