Headline Rollups for March 22, 2018
As technology improves, more and more devices are being built ‘smart’. Refrigerators are receiving weekly software updates, ovens are sending text message alerts, and even garbage cans require a Wi-Fi connection. Thanks to the internet of things (IoT), the newest generation of devices are not just efficient but also intelligent. As these smart devices start to become more common in the home, the dumb devices of yesterday will be considered obsolete. This will lead to many households debating the merit of replacing their dumb devices. After all, if an appliance does not ask you for your Wi-Fi password, is it even worth keeping?
IBM’s new blockchain product is a cheaper alternative its current enterprise plan for firms looking to develop blockchain applications.
You’ve heard this story before – “Buy this latest piece of tech or risk losing out to your competitors who do buy it.” You’ve heard it with big data. You’ve heard it with the cloud. You’re hearing it with AI. And whether you’ve invested in these hyped technologies or not your company is still here. So you might be skeptical about one of the newer enterprise technology buzzwords – Digital Transformation.
Toshiba’s New Chief Digital Officer and Organization Will Promote Fundamental Digital Transformation
TOKYO—Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it will appoint a Chief Digital Officer (CDO) to spearhead a company-wide strategy of growth through digital transformation. The CDO will head a newly established division, the Digital Transformation Strategy Acceleration Division, that will start operation on April 1, 2018.
WAUSAU, WI – EO Johnson Business Technologies and Office Enterprises, Inc.(OEI)/Cornerstone Technology announce the sale of OEI’s copier/printer division and Cornerstone Technology’s IT services business to EO Johnson (Cornerstone’s Digital Media is transitioning to OEI). The sale was completed March 9, 2018, and since that date both companies have focused on notifying customers and transitioning the business.
An innovative new printer boasting the technology to print onto the foam of beer itself may be coming to pub near you soon.
Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific Pte Ltd has recently launched DocuWorks 9 — the latest version of its document handling software, with new functions that allow it to link with Fuji Xerox’s cloud services for efficient mobile working.