InfoTek - ICT Updates
Tech breakthroughs take a backseat in upcoming Apple iPhone launch Thursday, February 23, 2017 2:53 pm | Stephen Nellis, Reuters

When Apple Inc launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it will offer an unwitting lesson in how much the smartphone industry it pioneered has matured.

DICT to hold first PH telco summit in March Thursday, February 23, 2017 10:27 am | Jose Bimbo F. Santos,

The Department of ICT will hold the country’s first Philippine Telco Summit next month to thresh out issues in the industry and hammer out solutions.

Scientists discover 7 earth-sized exoplanets around nearby star Thursday, February 23, 2017 8:33 am | Xinhua

An international team of astronomers using powerful space telescopes and ground-based observatories have discovered the first known system of actually seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the nearby TRAPPIST-1.

High-performance computing is what AMD Ryzen 7 is all about Wednesday, February 22, 2017 11:25 pm |

AMD Ryzen 7 lineup includes the world’s highest performing and lowest powered 8-core desktop PC. processors.

On collision course? Working out rules for drones Wednesday, February 22, 2017 2:29 pm | Agence France-Presse

As drones increasingly crowd the skies, the risk of collision with other aircraft has come to the fore. Here’s an overview of international regulation aimed at limiting the dangers.

UPS tests drone deliveries, eyes future price changes Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:05 pm | Luciana Lopez, Reuters

Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc said on Tuesday it will consider raising prices across the board in coming years to offset pressure on margins, particularly from the rising costs of delivering packages to e-commerce customers.

Emerson Network Power rebrands as Vertiv in PH

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 1:58 pm |

Vertiv is a global leading provider of power, cooling and IT solutions for data centers, telecom, and commercial and industrial environments.

Autodesk forecasts emerging high tech jobs in 2017 and beyond

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 7:37 am | Tony Maghirang,

Autodesk aims to focus on connecting teams and data seamlessly to put projects in the center and let designers move seamlessly from one context to another

HP Enterprise buys US software startup for $650 mn

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 12:05 pm | Agence France-Presse

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced a deal to buy business data management firm SimpliVity for $650 million in cash.

Oracle opens start-up accelerator in Israel for cloud innovation

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 3:02 pm | Tova Cohen, Reuters

U.S. software provider Oracle Corp said it was opening an accelerator program in Israel for startups developing cloud technologies or whose technologies are based in the cloud.

Cyber security trends for 2017

Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 7:07 pm |

Cyber security provider Sophos looks into his crystal ball to predict the top cyber security trends for 2017.

Organizations commit to support further cancer research

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 9:51 am |

The several foundations announces multi-million dollar challenge to further the study of BRCA mutation research.

Asia-Pacific businesses focused on achieving digital maturity in 2017 -- HDS

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 2:31 pm |

All areas of the enterprise expected to feel the benefit as region takes the lead on digital transformation.

Hybrid Cloud now a priority among PH businesses -- survey

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 3:57 pm |

New Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 accelerates Transition to a Digital Business

Hitachi Data Systems delivers new storage portfolio

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 8:24 am |

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) recently announced Hitachi Content Intelligence, an addition to its Hitachi Content Portfolio (HCP), making it the industry’s only object storage portfolio with search and analytics capabilities.

To accelerate move of enterprise IT to the cloud, Oracle unveils latest cloud platform

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 8:05 am |

New Database-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service offerings make it easier to move, secure and optimize workloads, development and data in the cloud

Smart backs DevCon Summit 2016

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 4:29 am |

Smart Communications supported the recent Developer Connect Philippines Summit 2016 at the SMX Convention Center, to help provide relevant information and resources to the growing developer community in the Philippines.

AWS is 20 years behind Oracle's latest cloud offering -- Ellison

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 5:31 pm |

Oracle said it has beaten Amazon Web Services in head-to-head cloud database comparison giving Oracle’s Database-as-a-Service years ahead of AWS.

NetSuite shares on roller coaster ahead of $9.3 billion Oracle deal deadline

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 4:16 pm | Michael Flaherty, Reuters

Shares of cloud storage company NetSuite Inc dipped 1 percent to $92.80 on Friday, after surging the day before, maintaining a wide discount from Oracle Inc’s takeover offer price that expires on Friday.

Sophos bundles cybersecurity technology under one solution

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 3:32 pm | Tony Maghirang,

New generation cyber threats demand next gen security solutions.

Ericsson to cut up to 4,000 jobs in Sweden: report

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 9:30 am | Agence France-Presse

Telecoms equipment maker Ericsson has notified Sweden’s government that it will announce the cutting of 3,000 to 4,000 jobs.

Hitachi targets $6 billion video security and monitoring market

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 3:24 pm |

The new video Hitachi security and monitoring models are optimized for enterprise video security and monitoring environments and support video analytics.