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Cybersecurity Remains an Elusive Business Priority

I’ve been remiss by not blogging earlier this year about ESG’s annual IT spending intentions research (note: I am an ESG employee).  The year 2017 continues to follow a pattern – cybersecurity is a high business and IT priority for most org.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldApr 18th, 2017

This team is helping to save the rainforest with audio technology

Deforestation is a massive problem in our world and is actually illegal in many places. That's why Rainforest Connection has made it their business to put a stop to illegal logging. With old cell phones and solar teach combines with audio analytics,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 31 min. ago

You Can Now Use Waze Right From Android Auto in Your Car

Even though many would say Google Maps remains superior to Waze, the community-based navigation platform does have its benefits. If you enjoy Waze, and also have a dash unit with Android Auto in your vehicle, you’ll be happy to learn that you c.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News3 hr. 31 min. ago

The Quitting Economy

From an essay on Aeon magazing: [...] The CEO of Me, Inc is a job-quitter for a good reason -- the business world has come to realize that market value is the best measure of value. As a consequence, a career means a string of jobs at different compa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 32 min. ago

Facebook pledges money to help keep elections safe

Less than a year after Mark Zuckerberg derided the idea that his social network might have any serious impact on the U.S. election, Facebook announced that it will donate money to cybersecurity education efforts as well as a new project to ensure ele.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 23 min. ago

OpenText signs deal to buy Guidance Software

Business software company says the acquisition is expected to complement its portfolio of software and services.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News9 hr. 16 min. ago

PTI optimistic about 3Q17

Memory backend specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) expects its sales to peak in the third quarter, and remains optimistic about the outlook for the fourth quarter......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News17 hr. 24 min. ago

Google CEO Sundar Pichai appointed to the board of directors of parent company, Alphabet

Under Pichai, Google has boosted sales from its core advertising and YouTube business, while also investing in machine learning and cloud computing. The post Google CEO Sundar Pichai appointed to the board of directors of parent company, Alphabet ap.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News20 hr. 7 min. ago

Western Europe IT Services Market Shares, 2016: Top 30 Vendors

This IDC study shows that the ability to interact with business lines in client organizations and help drive digital transformation is a winning value proposition. Vendors with these capabilities had solid growth in 2016, several of which had double-.....»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated News22 hr. 59 min. ago

AT&T Loses Record Number of Traditional TV Subscribers In Q2, Drops 156,000 DirecTV Satellite Customers

According to Variety, AT&T's pay-TV business has lost a record 351,000 traditional video customers in the second quarter, with the internet-delivered DirecTV Now service failing to fully offset the losses. From the report: In Q2, historically a seaso.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017

Top 10 best business apps for iPhone

We've tweaked and polished our round-up of the top iPhone business apps. Download these great apps now. When Apple launched the game-changing iPhone, many people in the business world – including Microsoft's CEO at the time, Steve B.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro to provide network security for LIC Mutual Fund

This comes after Trend Micro announced that it was securing State Bank of India's (SBI) 2.75 lakh endpoints across 26,000 branches. The post Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro to provide network security for LIC Mutual Fund appeared first on Tech2......»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related NewsJul 25th, 2017

SMB Objectives, Technology Attitudes, and Spending Priorities in Seven Countries, 2017

This IDC Survey examines top business priorities, agreement with key technology attitude statements, and top IT spending priorities of small businesses (SBs with 10–99 employees) and midsize firms (MBs with 100–999 employees) in seven countries:.....»»

Category: verticalSource:  idcRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017

Japan Small and Medium-Sized Business Market IT Spending Forecast by Vertical Segment, 2017−2021

This IDC study is a translation of the Japanese document IDC #JPJ41778917. It presents the performance of the Japan small and medium-sized business (SMB) IT market in 2016 and the market forecasts from 2017 to 2021 by company size, product, and indus.....»»

Category: verticalSource:  idcRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017

Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Industry Cloud Opportunities

Cloud adoption is rapidly gaining traction in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ) as organizations improve their cloud maturity and use cloud services to help them achieve cost reduction and business agility. Industry clouds are attracting interest.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017

Zuckerberg and Musk are both wrong about AI

During an impromptu Facebook Live interview, Zuck said there’s no doomsday coming. Enlarge / Enjoy your little squabbles. You foolish men know nothing about AI. (credit: Universal Pictures) Back in 2015, a group of business leaders and scie.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017

Your next company computer may be a 2-in-1 laptop

While consumer adoption of tablets is decreasing, business adoption is going the other way, powered by corporate fondness for Apple's iPad Pro and 2-in-1 devices running Windows.The number of consumer-owned tablets is expected to decline about 3.3.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017

Cylance Gets Federal Certification

Irvine-based cybersecurity developer Cylance has received a federal certification for the company's CylancePROTECT software, its artificial-intelligence powered software used for protecting against advanced persistent threats and malware. According t.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017

Zoho"s latest pitch: Run your entire business for $1 a day per user

Zoho wants to be the operating system for your business. That's how the company puts it, and what it means is that you can now get just about any application you need to run a business using Zoho One, which gathers all of Zoho's applications for $.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  cwRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017

IDG Contributor Network: A tale of two Microsofts

Microsoft released its latest quarterly earnings, and they were very telling about what’s happening in the market in general, and with Microsoft’s business in particular.Overall, Microsoft continues on a tear, with a stand out quarter. And its.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017

Maker Pro News: The Business Plan of Giant Fighting Robots, Makers in the Workforce, and More

Maker professionals come in all shapes and sizes, from giant fighter robot entrepreneurs to vertical farmers. Read more on MAKE The post Maker Pro News: The Business Plan of Giant Fighting Robots, Makers in the Workforce, and More appeared first.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017