Articles By Alex Coop

Not spending on AI yet? Don’t worry, you probably will

Worldwide spending on artificial intelligence (AI) systems will reach $35.8 billion in 2019, according to IDC’s latest projections, a whopping 44 per cent increase over the amount spent in 2018. By 2022, that

Published on: March 13th, 2019 Alex Coop

HP’s OfficeJet Pro series refresh keeps small businesses in mind

Small businesses are the focus of HP Inc.’s latest refresh of its smart printers. The HP OfficeJet Pro series, which includes the Pro 8025, 8035, 9015, 9025 and OfficeJet Pro Premier, is packed

Published on: March 13th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Crypto death probe update; Warren’s break-up plan; Equifax neglects cybersecurity

An update on the digital wallets of a cryptocurrency founder who died recently, Elizabeth Warren wants to break up all the tech giants, and a new report from the U.S. Senate says Equifax

Published on: March 11th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – The Queen posts to Instagram; Facebook users abandon ship; Tim Apple

The Queen has posted to Instagram, Facebook users in the U.S. are abandoning ship - fast, and Tim Cook has changed his Twitter name to Tim Apple.   The time has come for

Published on: March 8th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Slack’s new logo; Twitter suspends activist; Smartphone has 50-day battery life

“This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 28th, 2019 Alex Coop

10 key takeaways from the RightScale 2019 State of the Cloud report

RightScale, the multi-cloud management company, has once again published its annual report on the state of cloud adoption - although this time it was in tandem with Flexera, a software company that acquired

Published on: February 27th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – PepsiCo goes automatic; Anti-vax views on Amazon Prime Video; YouTube kids videos cause concern;

“This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 27th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Netflix commits to Toronto; Google snafu with Nest; Apple announces overhaul

“This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 21st, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Amazon cancels HQ plans; Google, Apple probe Saudi app; Spicey AI

“This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 15th, 2019 Alex Coop

IBM makes Watson available in any cloud environment, boosts hybrid cloud offerings

San Francisco --- IBM Corp. is bolstering its hybrid cloud offerings and making its AI crown jewel available on any cloud environment. This means businesses can deploy Watson Assistant and Watson OpenScale, for example, and

Published on: February 12th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Flickr deleting photos; Spotify buys podcasters; New period emoji

Flickr is deleting users’ photos, Spotify says it’s buying podcast producers; and the latest emoji update aims to represent people with disabilities and remove the stigma and taboos surrounding periods. Flickr has started

Published on: February 8th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Lost password locks out millions in crypto; Suicide prevention on Instagram must improve, says CEO; New York best place for tech

A lost password results in $190 million in cryptocurrency being locked, the head of Instagram says more has to be done to protect users from content promoting suicide, and a new study says

Published on: February 6th, 2019 Alex Coop

Logitech launches Tap, a ‘much better’ solution compared to SmartDock, head of marketing says

Logitech’s latest device aims to address the awkward and clunky issues that continue to sting collaboration platforms today. Logitech Tap is the company’s refined approach to collaboration tools and takes up less space,

Published on: February 5th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – CBC boss dunks on Netflix; Amazon applications spike; Fake news at it again

This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 4th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Deleting Facebook leads to happiness; A super-speedy 3D printer; Computer science demand soars

This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 1st, 2019 Alex Coop