Video: Cloud storage - your best optionsWhat is cloud computing, in simple terms?Cloud computing is the delivery of on-demand computing services -- from applications to storage and processing power -- typically over the internet and on a pay-as-you-go basis. Tech Pro Research IT leader’s guide to big data security Culture, automation and self-service: The keys to big data success Open source big data and DevOps tools: A fast path to analytics applications Hiring kit: Data architect IoT in the real world: Five top use cases How does cloud computing work?Rather than owning their own computing infrastructure or data centers, companies can rent access to anything from applications to storage from a cloud service provider. One benefit of using cloud computing services is that firms can avoid the upfront cost and complexity of owning and maintaining their own IT infrastructure, and instead simply pay for what they use, when they use it.In turn, providers of cloud … [Read more...] about What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know about the cloud, explained
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Towards the end of the day yesterday, I saw my colleague Adrian Kingsley-Hughes' piece about how Apple is heavily discounting the iPhone XR due to lower than anticipated demand. Featured stories Smartphone innovation to ramp in 2019 thanks to foldable screens, in-screen fingerprint, 5G Microsoft open sources key Windows UX Frameworks, launches first Visual Studio 2019 preview Cyber security: Hackers step out of the shadows with bigger, bolder attacks Create your own free Adobe Creative Cloud with free and open source software Apparently, depending on the existing phone you have, you can get up to $300 credit if you buy a new iPhone XR.I remembered immediately that my wife was complaining that her iPhone 7 Plus was getting clunky and slow. Look, I know that I probably could have just cleaned the darn thing up and done a software reset, but as it was Hanukkah, I figured I could score a few points."Honey, would you like a new iPhone XR? It's a really nice phone. Apple will give … [Read more...] about Why iCloud makes the Apple retail store experience a total mess
Amazon on Thursday is opening a new physical retail location in New York's SoHo neighborhood that blends the comfort of online reviews with the gratification of in-store shopping. Called Amazon 4-star, the store will only feature items that are rated four stars or above by Amazon's online buyers. Amazon's even displaying verified customer reviews on cards next to the merchandise, and highlighting products that are trending in the digital realm.See: Meet Amazon's new Echo devices and Alexa hardware: Prices, features, release dates"Today, the average rating of all the products in Amazon 4-star is 4.4 stars, and collectively, the products in store have earned more than 1.8 million 5-star customer reviews," the company says.The store will also serve as an advert for Amazon Prime, as digital price tags on the merchandise will show off the discount Prime Members receive on each item. Naturally, Amazon is making it so customers who aren't already Prime members can sign up on the spot for a … [Read more...] about Amazon’s new retail store is stocked with the site’s top rated items
Machine learning is enabling computers to tackle tasks that have, until now, only been carried out by people. special feature How to Implement AI and Machine Learning The next wave of IT innovation will be powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning. We look at the ways companies can take advantage of it and how to get started. Read More From driving cars to translating speech, machine learning is driving an explosion in the capabilities of artificial intelligence -- helping software make sense of the messy and unpredictable real world. But what exactly is machine learning and what is making the current boom in machine learning possible?What is machine learning? At a very high level, machine learning is the process of teaching a computer system how to make accurate predictions when fed data. Those predictions could be answering whether a piece of fruit in a photo is a banana or an apple, spotting people crossing the … [Read more...] about What is machine learning? Everything you need to know
A great option for the Xbox 360 is that you can purchase original Xbox and full digital version Xbox 360 games in the Marketplace. The main problem is that the price is usually a bit higher than the same ones purchased from eBay or Amazon. So, we have few tips that should make it a lot easier for you to figure out which games to skip, and which are worth your money. First of all – Games on Demand? Before you can kill the beast, we should look at it, and figure out what it is. So, Games on Demand is an Xbox Live Marketplace service where you can buy Xbox 360 games. These games are full versions, with some exceptions (mostly these exceptions will have something cut out, or will load a lot slower), but most of the will perform just like the physical versions. The main idea is that the game is stored on your hard drive or another storage device (external HDD or USB), and they can take up to 7GB of space (So make sure you have plenty of room before you try to download) What are the … [Read more...] about What is Xbox 360 games on Demand?