The rise of the experimentation team dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-05 09:54:45

2017 was the year of DevOps with companies focusing on delivering better customer experience and improving operational efficiency. According to a recent Forrester report, over 60 percent of organizations surveyed said they have either already implemented or are expanding their DevOps efforts in the future. With the rise of DevOps, greater investments in software development and a faster release...

VisionTek VT1000 Universal Dual Display USB 3.0 Dock [Review] dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-15 22:31:17

If your laptop has Thunderbolt 3 -- and you want to connect it to a keyboard, mouse, and display -- a TB3 dock is a worthwhile investment. This allows you to both charge and connect your peripherals with a single cable. Don't have Thunderbolt 3? That's OK -- you can still utilize a USB dock. While it won't charge your machine, it will still offer much convenience. While my MacBook Pro has...

Star UK business names used to promote cryptocurrency scam dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-13 20:09:26

In a classic example of social engineering, well-known names from the BBC's Dragons' Den TV series and others are being used to advertise a cryptocurrency scam. Websites claiming to offer cryptocurrency investments are using images and false recommendations from prominent individuals including Deborah Meaden and Peter Jones from Dragons' Den, and Martin Lewis, the founder of,...

Lack of investment in security training adds to skills gap dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-03-22 15:34:56

Cyber security is seen as one of the biggest threats to business. Yet employees are not being supported by their organizations when it comes to investing in their continued education and career development. Crowd sourced IT and security training solution Cybrary, along with cyber security research body the Cyentia Institute, have produced a report looking at the cyber skills gap. The study of over...

Why blockchain is the real star of the cryptocurrency boom dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-01-30 17:10:13

Bitcoin remains one of the hottest financial topics of the last several years. The digital currency grew from less than $1,000 per coin at the start of 2017, to nearly $20,000 by the end of the year. The buzz around Bitcoin continues to grow despite high volatility -- including a 50 percent drop between December and January -- and condemnation from figures like Warren Buffet who call it a "fraud."...

Apple plans to invest $350 billion in the US economy in the next 5 years dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-01-17 21:25:13

Apple has announced plans to make further investment in the US economy, spending some $350 billion over the course of the next 5 years. This figure does not include Apple's ongoing tax payments, tax revenues generated from employees' wages, or the sale of Apple products. The tech giant promises to add 20,000 more American jobs (Apple already employs 84,000 people across all 50 states), and create...

AI is moving into the enterprise mainstream dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-01-17 15:28:41

Artificial intelligence is often seen as being a technology of the future, but a new study from natural language processing company Narrative Science reveals that 61 percent of businesses are already using AI. Interest and investment in the technology is increasing too, 71 percent of respondents say their company has an 'innovation strategy' to drive investments in new technologies like AI. A...

5G : Ericsson lève 370 millions de dollars pour financer sa R&D dans Informatique / Multimedia Solutions mobiles 2017-12-27 08:04:02

L’équipementier suédois a levé 220 millions de dollars auprès de la Nordic Investment Bank et 150 millions de dollars auprès de AB Svensk Exportkredit. Ces fonds serviront au la recherche sur les réseaux 5G.

Magic Leap unveils its long-awaited augmented reality system dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-12-20 19:02:58

Magic Leap is a secretive company that has received a lot of coverage in the media, mainly due to the amount of funding it’s received, including a sizeable investment from Google. The firm has been working on augmented/mixed reality for years now, but so far without a physical product to show for it. Today that finally changes, as the company takes the wraps off the Magic Leap One: Creator...

Email is still the preferred channel for marketers dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-12-12 17:03:45

Despite digital disruption and the emergence of newer technologies, email is still the preferred channel for marketers according to a new report. Email marketing brand Campaigner has released the results of its Digital Marketing Industry Report which shows that past year, 59 percent of marketers reported their top challenge as increasing open rates, up eight percentage points from last year. To...