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How Microsoft became tech’s good guy

Even if it’s doing so out of self-interest, the company has been acting as a force for good.

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How voice technology will re-shape business

Everybody expects voice tech and virtual assistants like Google Assistant, Alexa and Cortana to make a big splash in the enterprise. Here's what to expect.

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With DaaS Windows coming, say goodbye to your PC as you know it

How much are you going to like having Microsoft in charge of your desktop?

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Why SMS and voicemail are making a comeback

Assumed to be smoldering on the ash heap of history, SMS and voicemail are finding new life with new technology.

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How SD-WAN will make the cloud much, much bigger

The user-defined WAN will give greater access to corporate resources, but also require more cloud support and faster links to the cloud.

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Fake products? Only AI can save us now.

The arms race is on: Counterfeiters will use AI to create convincing fakes; smart enterprises will use AI to fight back.

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Why your smartphone needs 5 cameras

By the end of next year, five cameras will be standard on flagship smartphones. Because AI and AR.

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Enterprises, emotion and the rise of the ‘empathy economy’

Artificial intelligence can now detect human emotion better than people can. It’s time to get emotional about AI.

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Dispatch from the Super Internet

There’s a much better internet than the one you’re using. Here’s what’s keeping you out.

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Why Microsoft’s big bet on deep learning could go bad

Deep learning is the hottest branch of A.I., but it might not be all that deep.

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4 scams that illustrate the one-way authentication problem

These scams rely on tricking consumers into believing they are interacting with a trusted vendor. Here’s how vendors can prevent the scams.

10 hot SD-WAN startups to watch

Giant vendors such as AT&T, Cisco, Citrix and VMware carry influence in SD-WAN, but these 10 startups are making a name for themselves.

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Why mobile satellite is flying high

After decades of stagnation, mobile satellite connectivity is suddenly made new by fresh innovation.

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Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

It sure looks like it’s regretting promising 18 more months of support for Windows 10’s biggest competitor.

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Here comes BYOSD (bring your own smart display)

A new wave of Google Assistant-powered ‘home’ smart displays hits next month. And they’re coming to work.

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RIP Macintosh: 1984–2018

You may still love your Mac, but Apple doesn’t share your passion.

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What is digital twin technology? [and why it matters]

Digital twins are virtual replicas of physical devices that data scientists and IT pros can use to run simulations before actual devices are built and deployed. They are also changing how technologies such as IoT, AI and analytics are...

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Why dual-screen laptops are twice as good

Dual-screen laptops are better tablets than tablets, better laptops than laptops – and better desktops than desktops.

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