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Today, machine learning is found in almost every product and service by Apple. They use deep learning to extend battery life between charges on their devices and detect fraud on the Apple store, recognize the locations and faces in your photos, and help Apple choose news stories for you. The concept of AI (Artificial Intelligence) has been the subject of many discussions lately. According to some predictions, AI will have the ability to learn by itself, outclassing the capabilities of the human brain, and even manage to fight for equal rights by the year 2100. Even though these are (still) just speculations and predictions, companies like Apple are developing and implementing machine learning technology, which is still in its infancy. How is Apple using machine learning? Apple's beginnings with deep learning technologies Let's start with Apple's beginnings with using ... (more)

Why Cloud Computing Is the Future of Business | @Cloud #API #Cloud #DataCenter

When one first starts scratching the surface of what cloud computing is and what its business applications can be, it soon becomes very obvious that there are innumerable layers to it. Even those who are passionate about the subject learn new things and discover new avenues on a daily basis. If they have the time, on an hourly basis. In fact, if we were coldly logical, this mere abundance of cloud computing possibilities and developments would be enough to make it the future of business. However, there is much more to it. It Makes Business More Democratic While there are shades t... (more)

IoT and Fog Computing Architecture | @ThingsExpo #IoT #DigitalTransformation

Cloud computing changed data analytics for good. It enabled companies to drastically decrease resources and architecture previously assigned with business intelligence departments. It also enabled laymen to run advanced business analytics. Cloud was also the architecture of choice for storing and processing big data. Data piling is a continuous process, which is going to explode with emerging Internet of Things concept. Answer to this issue developers found in new concept called fog computing. As opposed to clouds, fog computing architecture is capable of conducting all required... (more)

Migrating from Desktop to Cloud-Based Software | @CloudExpo #API #Cloud #Security

Migrating from Desktop to Cloud-Based Project Management Software Seeing how a chorus of business leaders and tech innovators has sung praises to the cloud for quite some time, you're probably aware of the fact that the cloud adaptation is simply flourishing. According to research from cloud solutions provider RightScale, roughly 93% of business today are using cloud technology in some form or another. If you're not that familiar with the technology, you might be wondering - why is cloud just so popular? Furthermore, you're probably also thinking - are cloud services right for y... (more)

Why Small Businesses Still Don't Take Cyber Security Seriously By @NateMVickery | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Although corporate giants realized the danger of cyber attacks and cyber crime in general, especially after attacks on Sony and Zappos, as well as the very sensitive data breach that struck Ashley Madison website, small businesses still don't do much for making their networks more secure. Statistics say that more than half of all small businesses in the US don't provide security training for their employees, only one quarter conduct outside party security tests, and more than 40% don't produce backup copies of their most important business files, in case something goes wrong. Why... (more)