Attending the final hours of this FTC trial raised several serious and troubling questions about this proceeding and future ones among tech companies and government agencies.
The FTC got involved in litigation at the request of Apple and Intel, which could backfire on them. The effect on Qualcomm and the smartphone market may not be what they intended.
Deep learning in general, done right, is a game changer, and products that use this AI approach have a high probability of being massively better than their more traditional competitors.
BlackBerry is working hard to become the go-to vendor for IoT security, including with a Cylance acquisition.
Cisco is moving aggressively to make sure it remains relevant and dominant in a future defined, not by the cloud exclusively, but by an increasing variety of focused domains that need to be connected, managed and secured.
AMD is executing well, is focused, has an executive team that is focused on the business and not on creating drama for customers or investors, and has the most solid product line it has ever had.
HP success is tied to an executive staff that works as a team and has priorities that are in line with its customers, employees and investors.
The Oracle endorsement of AMD gives the firm a nice beachhead and should allow it to expand that, particularly as it appears that Intel is distracted by other efforts, into a far more viable challenge to Intel dominance.
Spatial uses a top AR headset like Hololens or the Magic Leap solution to place an avatar that looks like your ghost in a meeting and, if you are remote, the people on site as ghosts in your office.
PCs and peripherals are force multipliers and crimping on them reduces the job satisfaction, loyalty and efficiency of the workforce. Millennials are forcing firms to rethink their more budget-focused strategies.
The priorities at BlackBerry around securing the elements of the IoT should be our priorities, as well.
This is what a keynote should be: a balance between vision and products, a heavy focus on customers and applied solutions, and a solid and heartfelt effort to help improve the world we all live in.
Dell Technologies is so successful with its security effort because of the EMC storage component and the ability to be a general contractor.
Intel has behaved badly around a processor problem, shifting the risk to OEMs and end customers.