Italy state role in Telecom Italia could solve network tiff: PD's Orfini

ROME (Reuters) – Italy should play a role in resolving the gridlock over Telecom Italia’s (TIM) network assets, possibly by involving state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP), president of the ruling PD party said in a position paper. Italian politicians have been calling on and off since 2006 for TIM’s network to be transferred […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: How the disruptive power of Blockchain could impact the digital economy

Throughout time, the single greatest creator of wealth in human history has been global trade, and market friction has been the greatest inhibitor to create wealth. Over the years, as businesses and processes have evolved and become more automated, the industry has overcome many different sources of friction. The emergence of tools, institutions and rules […] Read more »

Apple’s Echo rival could make Siri the master of your home

Amazon is sitting pretty on top of the smart home with its Alexa voice-controlled Echo devices, and Google will close in later this year with its own Home assistant device. But what about Apple? While iOS 10’s much-needed Home app for controlling all your HomeKit-compatible smart home devices is a step in the right direction, […] Read more »

Software Pumps $1 Trillion A Year Into US Economy, But Could Hit Limits

It may seem intuitive logic that software is a major part of the economy. A couple of years ago, venture capitalist Marc Andresseen famously wrote that “software is eating the world,” observing that every business, on some level, is becoming a software business. So, how big is the software sector? All articles Read more »

Cloud computing – Best example/description of what cloud computing could represent 100+ years ago(for a paper)?

Question by Tech: Cloud computing – Best example/description of what cloud computing could represent 100+ years ago(for a paper)? Anytime period of at least a 100 years ago. So back then what would be the best example of how cloud computing works. Need help for my paper. So again what can cloud computing best be […] Read more »

Q&A: Cloud computing – Best example/description of what cloud computing could represent 100+ years ago(for a paper)?

Question by Tech: Cloud computing – Best example/description of what cloud computing could represent 100+ years ago(for a paper)? Anytime period of at least a 100 years ago. So back then what would be the best example of how cloud computing works. Need help for my paper. So again what can cloud computing best be […] Read more »