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Making the case for the intelligent edge

Let’s look at reasons to push core AI processes out of the centralized public cloud to the edge.

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Cloud and digital transformation gain speed

Leading companies that jumped in early are reaping the rewards, but it’s not too late for lagging organizations. Find the people and partners to help you move ahead.

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Edge computing archetypes are emerging, and they are not pretty

As edge computing explodes, we’re faced with complexity, security, and management challenges that don’t have easy answers.

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Is geofencing a protective bubble or a heap of trouble?

A tool that monitors your location and immediately alerts authorities could either be a public-health carrot or an authoritarian stick.

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Weaponizing the cloud to fight addiction

We’re seeing a rise in overdose deaths in the U.S. during the pandemic. Perhaps it’s time to leverage cloud technology to address this problem.

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Microsoft’s innovative new tools for the ‘new normal’

Support for social distancing, remote collaboration, immersive reality, and biosensing are top announcements at Ignite 2020

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Amazon, Google, and Microsoft take their clouds to the edge

As enterprises ramp up edge computing deployments, the big three clouds are ponying up a surprising array of edge options for a broad range of needs.

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Edge computing: The next generation of innovation

The future of enterprise tech won't be confined to the data center mothership -- nor even the public cloud. Wedded to the internet of things, edge computing puts processing horsepower wherever it needs to go.

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The Internet of Things in 2020: More vital than ever

Just when we needed it most, the internet of things is delivering gobs of data and remote device control across almost every industry, from healthcare to agriculture.

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Amazon, Microsoft and the JEDI cloud computing contract

The U.S. Department of Defense had two final choices to award its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud computing contract: Microsoft and Amazon. Despite perception of Amazon’s frontrunner status, the D.O.D. awarded the...

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Making the move to 5G: What to know, how to plan for it

Is 5G real? When should you upgrade? How will enterprises benefit and what are the costs and ROI? Analyst Jack Gold joins IDG TECH(talk) hosts Juliet Beauchamp and Computerworld's Ken Mingis to answer those questions and more to help...

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Top tech stories of 2019

The new Apple Card, the battle for cryptocurrency dominance, cybersecurity skills shortage – just a few of the stories that made headlines in 2019. Watch as IDG TECH(talk) hosts Ken Mingis and Juliet Beauchamp discuss the top tech...

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Will 5G accelerate edge computing as a service?

The key to making edge computing as a service practical is the capability for network operators to deploy a fast, low-latency connection – that is, they need 5G.

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Good tech talent is still hard to find (how to bridge the gap)

Companies have big plans for digital transformation, but the lack of skilled IT talent remains an obstacle. Here’s how to cope.

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What is a botnet? When IoT devices attack

Most consumers don't consider security when purchasing IoT devices. Yet botnet attacks can be devastating, impacting large portions of the internet. Learn how to prevent botnets in this video.

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Technology that scares us | TECH(talk)

Drones, self-driving vehicles and intrusive tech devices have our otherwise fearless hosts on edge. Watch as IDG TECH(talk) hosts Ken Mingis and Juliet Beauchamp, plus Macworld’s Michael Simon discuss why that tech scares them and...

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Thinking about the security of IoT and the cloud

Don’t underestimate IoT security complexity. Some tricks and technology can make IoT security easier

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What does Libra mean for the future of cryptocurrency?

Amid concern from regulators and Libra Association members alike, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified to Congress about plans for his company's planned digital currency, Libra. He revealed Libra will not roll out until U.S....

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