Marc Ferranti

Editor in Chief

Marc Ferranti is the editor in chief of the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

Intel races ahead in autonomous cars with $15.3 billion Mobileye buy

Microsoft wins appeal over US government access to emails held overseas

Microsoft wins appeal over US government access to emails held overseas

The decision has broad implications for tech companies and consumer privacy

Slow growth ahead for IT spending, Gartner says

Slow growth ahead for IT spending, Gartner says

Global spending on tech will be more or less flat this year and not much better through 2020

Top 10 tech stories 2015: Transformation and transition

Top 10 tech stories 2015: Transformation and transition

Cloud and mobile computing have created an imperative for the tech world: Change or fail. Here, are the IDG News Service's picks for the top 10 tech stories of 2015

IBM adds to Watson IoT arsenal with new APIs, 'experience centers'

IBM adds to Watson IoT arsenal with new APIs, 'experience centers'

IoT will soon be the largest source of data in the world, and IBM aims to help users to act on that information

Tech M&As close in on record, fueled by cloud, mobile, and big data

Tech M&As close in on record, fueled by cloud, mobile, and big data

Mergers and acquisitions are set to rocket past the record level set back in 2000 when the dot-com era peaked

IBM's Watson Analytics offers new data discovery tools for everyday business users

IBM's Watson Analytics offers new data discovery tools for everyday business users

Features include 'Expert Storybooks,' new data connectors, and more secure connections to corporate information

Samsung banks on classy looks, high perfomance with Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+

The two new Android phablets will ship on August 21

SAP co-founder Tschira dies at 74

He founded SAP with four former IBM colleagues in 1972 with a vision of real-time data prcoessing

Top 10 tech stories of 2014

Top 10 tech stories of 2014

It's been quite a disruptive year in tech. Here's a look back at the highlights

NSA spy program targets mobile networks worldwide

The NSA has conducted a covert campaign to intercept internal communications of operators and trade groups in order to infiltrate mobile networks worldwide, according to the latest revelations from documents supplied by Edward Snowden....

WSJ: Hewlett-Packard to split off PC, printer business

WSJ: Hewlett-Packard to split off PC, printer business

A split would be an about-face on CEO Meg Whitman's original strategy to keep the company together

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