Tech News: IT Insights in December

What has been going on in the IT world in December? We compiled the latest vendor news and trending topics of the past month. It just takes you a few minutes to stay up-to-date.

An article by the COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team 

Vendor News

Microsoft's  newest Windows 10 test build includes Timeline feature

Microsoft's  cloud Big Data service cuts prices up to 52 percent

Oracle  acquiring Australian cloud company Aconex for AU$1.6b

Microsoft's  Cortana now has 230 skills (and Amazon's Alexa, 25,000)

Microsoft  democratizes AI adding it to core products and services

Adobe's  Q4 breaks $2 billion in revenue

IBM's  big quantum push: Samsung, Daimler sign up for 20-qubit test drive

Microsoft  adds more AI-powered updates to Bing, Cortana, Office 365

Microsoft Teams  gets calling to external phone systems functionality

Amazon  launches single sign-on service for AWS cloud

VMware's  cloud foundation gets integrated cloud management capabilities

IBM  rolls out first Power9 servers, systems optimized for AI

Citrix  holds high hopes for Brazil

Microsoft  in 2017: Windows 10, company layoffs are the big stories


Tech Trends

Cloud Computing  getting bigger but more complicated too

Tech's leaps, limps and likes : The 7 trends that defined 2017

Gartner  forecasts worldwide security spending will reach $96 billion in 2018, up 8 percent from 2017

Gartner  says by 2020, Artificial Intelligence will create more jobs than it eliminates

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