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The U.S. will be hit worse by job automation than other major economies

A new study from PwC estimates that 38 percent of U.S. jobs could be lost to automation in the next 15 years.<p>Nearly 40 percent of jobs in the U.S. may be vulnerable to replacement by robots in the next fifteen years, according to a new study by the research firm PwC.<p>Other major advanced economies …

Automation

Internet Of Things Market To Reach $267B By 2020

• B2B spending on IoT technologies, apps and solutions will reach €250B ($267B) by 2020.<br>• By 2020, 50% of IoT spending will be driven by discrete manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and utilities<br>• Spending on IoT applications is predicted to generate €60B ($64.1B) by 2020.<br>• IoT Analytics spending …

Internet of Things

2016 Internet Of Things (IOT), Big Data & Business Intelligence Update

• Sales and strategic planning teams see IoT as the most valuable.<br>• IoT advocates are 3X as likely to consider big data critical to the success of their initiatives & programs.<br>• Amazon and Cloudera are the highest ranked big data distributions followed by Hortonworks and Map/R.<br>• Apache Spark MLib is the …

Big Data

GE and Cisco face off over industrial IoT

Corporate giants are in an all-out race to dominate the widely coveted Internet of Things (IoT) landscape. Today, eight companies with market capitalizations over $150 billion actively promote IoT solutions: Google, Microsoft, Amazon, General Electric, AT&T, Verizon, IBM, and Cisco. When you take …

Internet of Things

Latest Gartner data shows iOS vs Android battle shaping up much like Mac vs Windows

While Apple has seen declining sales of its iPhone over recent quarters, new data from Gartner provides another look into the decline facing Apple and the smartphone market in other regions. Overall, the data shows that smartphone sales worldwide grew 4.3 percent year-over-year, though Apple saw a …

For Many, The PC, Smartphone, And Tablet Waves Hit All At Once

This “tech tsunami” is now ending, leaving some tech companies hoping for more precious time between waves.<p>It’s easy to assume that since personal computers have been around for 40 years, and have been available and affordable for nearly two decades, everyone in developed markets already owns and …

Mobile

The Internet of Things will be more of the same in 2016

Despite analyst expectations that the so-called Internet of Things will generate as much as $1.2 billion in 2016, the Internet of Things appears to be continuing the same shark-jumping trajectory that we saw at last year's CES. Sure, there have been some rather unique and innovative IoT inventions …

Internet of Things

Private eBay-Verkäufe: Das sind die rechtlichen Fallstricke

<b>In der heutigen Kolumne beschäftigen wir uns mit Verkäufen von Privatpersonen auf der Handelsplattform eBay. Während der Verkauf von Waren auf</b> …

Nachrichten aus Politik, Kultur, Wirtschaft und Sport - Süddeutsche.de

Exklusiv Eine Studie zeigt: Die Erfahrungen junger Mütter im Kreißsaal sind umso negativer, je größer die Einrichtung ist. Die Zentralisierung der …

Foxconn replaces 60,000 factory workers with robots

Automation is accelerating in smartphone plants<p>Foxconn, the largest contract electronics manufacturer in the world, says it has automated away 60,000 jobs in one of its factories, according to the <i>BBC</i>. The cuts are part of an ongoing process to replace humans responsible for "many of the …

Manufacturing

Die Renten-Trägheit muss endlich aufhören

Ein Zuschlag zur Betriebsrente allein reicht nicht. Jeder Arbeitsvertrag sollte künftig ein Angebot für eine betriebliche Altersvorsorge enthalten - …

Dell To Rebrand As Dell Technologies After EMC Merger

Since Dell announced its acquisition of EMC last October – the biggest business technology deal in history at over $60 billion – speculation has been mounting whether the EMC brand would continue after the close of the transaction.<p>Well, at EMC’s annual customer conference in Las Vegas this week, …

IT

6 quick and easy ways to connect with anyone

I wondered why some people seemed to always have a steady stream of new prospects.<p>I wondered what they did that I didn't do or what they knew that I didn't know.<p>After studying some of the best salespeople I knew, I discovered they all had one thing in common.<p>They all had the ability to connect with …

Princeton University

How Lenovo Became The Largest PC Maker In The World

Computer maker Lenovo Group was originally founded in a dusty, two-room Beijing guardhouse in 1984. Today, it’s the largest PC maker in the world and a Fortune 500 frontrunner in smart connected devices with employees in more than 60 countries. But the initial innovative and entrepreneurial spirit …

Hong Kong

Overall Tablet Market Declined By As Much As 10 Percent In 2015

The numbers are in, and it’s not good news – for tablet sales that is. A pair of new market share reports show declining numbers of tablets shipped in 2015. According to one report from Strategy Analytics, 224.3 million tablets were shipped last year – a decline of 8 percent from 2014. IDC’s …

IPad Pro

Lenovo thinks 'detachables' will be the next giant tech trend

The company is betting on a new technology trend it calls "detachables."<p>Lenovo is making products it calls "2-in-1" and "4-in-1" solutions. Instead of having to buy both a tablet and a computer, for example, their products allow users to convert one product into many.<p>Gerry Smith, Lenovo's Executive …

Lenovo

Panikstörung: Ursachen, Behandlung, Vorbeugung

Julia Dobmeier<p>Julia Dobmeier absolviert derzeit ihr Masterstudium in Klinischer Psychologie. Schon seit Beginn ihres Studiums interessiert sie sich …

Photographer Documents Her Own Pregnancy in Striking Selfies

Buenos Aires-based photographer Sophie Starzenski shows just how much women's bodies change during pregnancy with this stunning series called <i>40 Weeks and a Mirror</i>. She's combined two growing trends, “the selfie” (a a self-portrait taken with a camera or phone) and pregnancy progression portraits, …

Pregnancy

A Dragon Is Coming - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [CES 2013 spot] Ad HD

The First Step To Building Your Personal Brand

Sure, everyone knows what a brand is. Coke, Pepsi, McDonald’s. But that buzzword is getting thrown around a whole lot in career and job search conversations these days, too. And you might be thinking to yourself, “why do <i>I</i> really have to care about this?”<p>Here’s why: Whether you’re on the job hunt, a …

Panjwai district chief of police: 'Pakistan has been trying to bring Afghanistan under its control'

RasPiComm extension board adds new features to the cheap Raspberry Pi

If you’re the sort of geek who likes to tinker with all sorts of electronics products and projects, you may be familiar with the Raspberry Pi …