News/Analysis

Apple & Facebook Boost Jobs, Despite AI


Facebook and Apple are adding thousands of jobs for tasks that require humans, not robots...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 04, 2017
News/Analysis

Why Cisco Bought Viptela for $610M


Cisco has bought one of the leading SD-WAN players for a hefty price tag, but it may have had no choice...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 02, 2017
Tech Primers

What Is Artificial Intelligence?


Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the development of software and computing platforms that can replicate or even exceed human intelligence, which might include decision making, pattern recognition, predictive capabilities, and the understanding of...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 02, 2017
Tech Primers

What Is GE Predix?


GE Predix is a cloud-based platform-as-a-service (PaaS) targeted at the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). It was launched in 2015 designed to help network, manage, and analyze vast amounts of data collected from industrial devices to help au...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 02, 2017
News/Analysis

Amazon Dominance Continues with Earnings


Stock hits a new all-time high as company continues to fire on all cylinders and boosts capex spending...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 28, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Net Neutrality Is About Money, Not Freedom


Giving the Internet to the FCC doesn't make it more free...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 27, 2017
News/Analysis

IoT Is a Way Out for Ericsson


The bloodletting continues in Sweden, as fresh CEO Ekholm plots a restructuring...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 25, 2017
Tech Primers

What Is Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN)?


Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) provides WAN services to businesses, enterprises, and consumers, using software in the cloud rather than requiring proprietary hardware equipment and software. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 20, 2017
News/Analysis

Verizon, AT&T Morphing Through Mega-Mergers


Leveraging $100s of billion of debt, your old telcos are aiming to be media and distribution conglomerates....

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 19, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Welcome to Futuriom


This Futuriom site has launched. Tips and feedback appreciated ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 18, 2017