Is IoT forming New Competitive Advantage for Commercial Real Estate?

When you think about competitive advantages in commercial real estate, you don’t necessarily think about access to data. But access to actionable data has revolutionized many industries and is becoming a real competitive advantage in most of them. Data is no longer reserved for scientists and accountants. Data-driven operations have become a staple for business operations from measuring sales to ... Read More »

Walmart Is Changing Its Name To Reflect E-Commerce Shift

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is changing its legal name effective Feb. 1 as it shifts away from physical stores in the age of Amazon’s increasing dominance. The world’s largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Arkansas, said Wednesday it will change its legal name to Walmart Inc. from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. It said the move underscores its growing emphasis on serving shoppers in ... Read More »

Mozilla, Oath Sue Each Other over Terminated Yahoo Search Engine Deal

Just days after Yahoo Holdings/Oath sued Mozilla for breach of contract, the organization behind the Firefox Web browser has fired back with a breach of contract countersuit of its own. The dispute has its roots in a 2014 partnership agreement in which Mozilla agreed to make Yahoo the default search engine for Firefox in the U.S. Mozilla recently terminated that ... Read More »

InfluxData Delivers Functionality for Kubernetes and Prometheus

AUSTIN, Texas (KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Booth No. S33), Dec. 6, 2017 — InfluxData, the modern Open Source Platform built specifically for metrics, events and other time series data that empowers developers to build next-generation monitoring, analytics and IoT applications, today announced its latest release delivers industry-first functionality for both Kubernetes (K8s) and Prometheus. InfluxData will unveil its new solution and ... Read More »

Net Neutrality Dispute: Separating Fact from Myth

Seeking to dispel “myths” about net neutrality, the Trump administration’s telecom chief instead put out his own incomplete and misleading talking points when he suggested that internet providers had never influenced content available to their customers before neutrality rules took effect in 2015. Iffy claims have come from the other side of the debate, too, such as the notion that ... Read More »

Persistent features among leading players in ‘Zinnov Zones 2017’

Persistent Systems has been positioned among the leading players for Enterprise and Consumer Software in ‘Zinnov Zones 2017 – Product Engineering Services’ Report. The company has been positioned in the leadership zone for ‘Enterprise Software’ and ‘Consumer Software’ for the fifth consecutive year. Persistent Systems is a global company specializing in software product and technology services. Persistent develops best-in-class solutions ... Read More »

Take That, Microsoft: Symantec Taps AWS for Cloud Workloads

About a month ago, Microsoft touted in a news release what appeared to be a sales victory: Symantec would use Microsoft’s cloud-computing services to help power its Norton-branded cybersecurity products. On Wednesday, Amazon Web Services returned fire. The Amazon unit said Symantec had chosen AWS for “the vast majority of its cloud workloads,” appearing to trump its biggest rival in ... Read More »

Scary But True: Hundreds of the Most Popular Sites Log Everything You Type

Ever feel like your every move is being watched when you’re online? Well, you’re not just being paranoid. Nearly 500 of the top 50,000 Web sites on Alexa use so-called “session replay” scripts from third-party companies to record practically everything users do while visiting their sites, according to new research from a team at Princeton University. Among the activities being ... Read More »

Recipe for IoT Success: Partnerships Part 3

It is predicted that there will be over 80 billion sensors in connected devices by 2020. There also will be 100 million viral connections added per minute. Both the explosion of connected devices and the interactions created will result in massive data streams and new opportunities for brands and organizations from the Internet of Things (IoT). More importantly, IoT trends ... Read More »