distributed

What is Edge Computing exactly?

Edge computing refers to a distributed IT architecture that processes client data at the edge of the network as close as possible to the source. Data is vital to modern businesses. It provides valuable business insights and supports real-time control of critical business processes. Huge amounts of data can be collected routinely from distributed sensors […]

serverless

What is serverless computing exactly?

Serverless computing provides backend services on an “as-needed” basis. The serverless provider makes it easy to create and deploy code, without worrying about the infrastructure. The company that uses serverless services is charged according to their computation. It does not need to reserve or pay for a fixed amount bandwidth or number servers. Serverless does […]

Apple contractors ‘regularly hear confidential details’ on Siri recordings | The Guardian

Apple has positioned itself as company that respects the privacy of their users. However, as The Guardian reports, Apple’s contractors have access to a certain percentage of all Siri-recordings. They regularly listen to confidential conversations of users, like drug deals, discussions about medical details and to even people having sex. Source: Apple contractors ‘regularly hear […]

Why EDGE Computing is hot

If you followed a recent announcements of the big IT companies like Microsoft, Google, Apple, Facebook or Amazon odds are that you heard a lot about Artificial Intelligence, Conversational Interfaces, Natural Language Processing or Augmented/Virtual Reality. There seems to be a consent among these companies that we’ll see intelligent assistants built into all kind of […]