Category Archives: Trends

The end of the beginning

Benedict Evans, a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, gave a big annual  presentation on the state of tech – ‘the end of the beginning’ at a16z’s annual tech conference on Nov. 16, 2018. “Close to three quarters of all the adults on earth now have … Continue reading

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Small Companies Adopt Business Intelligence and Analytics Twice Faster than Large Organizations

This article discusses “What will the future of business analytics look like?” It states: the future of business analytics is small business! 1 out of 3 small business leaders believe business intelligence (BI) and analytics will have a significant impact on their small … Continue reading

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IBM to Acquire Red Hat

This big announcement came on October 28, 2018. The acquisition is by far IBM’s largest deal ever, and the third-biggest in the history of U.S. tech. In a joint statement IBM and Red Hat stated that the “deal will make … Continue reading

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Going to college is costing less

After decades of increasing tuition, universities are going the other way — either by flattening costs or bringing them right down.The combination of fewer students applying for college and more grants being out given means that higher education is not as expensive … Continue reading

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Tim Berners-Lee: Game On!

With an ambitious decentralized platform, the father of the web  Sir Tim Berners-Lee will launch Inrupt, a startup that he has been building, in stealth mode, for the past nine months. Its mission is to turbocharge a broader movement afoot, among … Continue reading

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No future without maths

“Today’s and tomorrow’s jobs will require more and more mathematics; and yet the level of students in the West seems to be consistently dropping. What can we tech companies do about this? Maths seems to have worked its way into … Continue reading

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Two months after GDPR

More than 1,000 US news sites are unavailable in Europe, 2 months after the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on May 25. Websites had two years to get ready for the GDPR. But rather than comply, about a third of … Continue reading

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