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Outlook good for 2019? That depends, says new CompTIA report

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Is data-center spending headed for a slowdown?

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2018 was a great year for the data-center business. But if the notices of 3 major players are any indication, the next year or two could be more, um, interesting.

The 3 are Intel, Nvidia and Gartner, and all have recently sounded data-center warnings. To be sure, all also insist the data-center business remains robust. But taken together, their notices warn of at least a temporary rough patch for the data-center business.

Gartner

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Research roundup: global IT spending, EMEA PCs, voice-control devices

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A new tracking camera from Intel goes where GPS can't

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Dell has cool new hardware for your K-12 education customers

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PC software, hardware getting dangerously old: report

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Having trouble hiring new talent? Join the club

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There’s a talent shortage underway, and it’s global.

What’s more, a new survey of senior executives finds that the staff shortage is now the top emerging risk that organizations face. More risky than privacy regulation, the pace of change or anything else, for that matter.

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Get ready for these 3 new technology ‘macro forces’

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Think digital transformation, cloud and big data analytics are technology’s cutting edge? How 2018 of you.

A new report from Deloitte Consulting predicts that over the next 5 years, 3 emerging technologies — digital reality, blockchain and cognitive computing — will be as important as digital, cloud and analytics are today.

“Every company is now a tech company and every employee is a technologist,” the report asserts. “The line between the business and the technology organization continues to blur.”

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Research roundup: AI in retail, digital transformation, IoT insecurity

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The Internet of Things is risky. Retailers are keen on adopting artificial intelligence. And spending on digital transformation shows no sign of slowing.

That’s some of the latest market-research findings. Here’s your tech provider’s update.

IoT insecurity

Only about half (48%) of all businesses say they can detect whether their Internet of Things devices have suffered a breach.

And that’s despite an increase in IoT security spending, and a greater perception on the part of IT execs that IoT protection is important.

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PC sales had a rough Q4: new market research

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