Noticias y opinión
Some of the biggest events of 2009 served mostly to set the stage for bigger things in 2010. Poised to make a big bang in the new year are the fallout from Oracle\'s acquisition of Sun; Microsoft\'s new Azure operating system for the cloud, which will go from beta to service mode; Microsoft Office 2010, which will go from beta to full release; and two Windows alternatives, Ubuntu and Google Chrome OS.
Recession-battered companies that are already highly efficient will hold server virtualization adoption steady in 2010. This prediction could be proven wrong if two of 2009\'s big releases bear fruit in 2010: VMware\'s vSphere 4 and Microsoft\'s Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V.
During the past 12 months, robots got better at grasping, smiling, and avoiding angry humans.
As server virtualization has matured it has fundamentally changed the way IT works. What's next?
In this time of year-end speculation, IBM\'s Next 5 in 5 offers a series of five predictions about how cities will grow smarter and what technologies will aid in that transformation over the next five years.
Virtual 3D world. For shoes.
We saw innovations in real-time search, streaming video, and an operating system for the cloud.