• Snap Sells Itself as Camera Company as IPO Nears

    Snap Sells Itself as Camera Company as IPO Nears

    As it approaches its first stock offering next month, Snap, maker of the popular mobile messaging app Snapchat, is positioning itself as a camera company.They sort of helped augment memory -- but now, you know, cameras augment the way that we talk," he said.
  • 4 Email Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

    4 Email Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

    Not long ago, I received an email from my health club.It wasn't the club's intent to raise my defenses.
  • FCC Head Champions FM Radio for Smartphones

    FCC Head Champions FM Radio for Smartphones

    Ajit Pai, the new chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission, last week issued a call for activation of the FM chips in smartphones.Activating FM chips would enhance public safety, he said.
  • Google Cracks Key Security Code, Calls for New Standard

    Google Cracks Key Security Code, Calls for New Standard

    The researchers went about creating a PDF prefix, which allowed them to create two documents with arbitrary but distinct visual contacts.The researchers leveraged the company's cloud infrastructure and technical expertise to create one of the largest computations ever completed.
  • Social Marketing Grows Up

    Social Marketing Grows Up

    "Social media doesn't work the way many marketers think it does.If that's all you read, you might believe that everything we've thought and acted upon involving social media marketing was wrong.
  • Apple's New Space Station Ready for Takeoff

    Apple's New Space Station Ready for Takeoff

    Named "Apple Park," the complex will make its official debut in April.It will be the new home for more than 12,000 corporate employees.
  • Uber Wants Fleeing Customers to Know It's Hurting

    Uber Wants Fleeing Customers to Know It's Hurting

    Holder and Tammy Albarran, partners in Covington & Burling, will conduct an independent review into Fowler's allegations, Kalanick said.Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post and a board member at Uber, will participate in the probe, as will Liane Hornsey, Uber's recently hired chief human resources officer, and Angela Padilla, associate general counsel at Uber.
  • Salesforce Adds Health Cloud Features

    Salesforce Adds Health Cloud Features

    The new features are lead-to-patient conversion, risk stratification and advanced segmentation.Lead-to-patient conversion lets coordinators import prospective patient leads from the Salesforce Sales Cloud or Service Cloud, or from an integration with an electronic health record, a data warehouse, a patient registration system, or a call center.
  • Federal IT Acquisition Worth $50B Cleared for Takeoff

    Federal IT Acquisition Worth $50B Cleared for Takeoff

    A major federal acquisition opportunity with a potential contract value of US$50 billion for information technology vendors is back on track.Under the contract, vendors will be able to provide a broad range of IT capabilities to multiple federal agencies.
  • US Rep Likens Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to 'Tyranny'

    US Rep Likens Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to 'Tyranny'

    The United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has come under increasing fire from Republican lawmakers who now have the Trump administration to back their efforts.House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, compared the bureau to a tyranny in a recent interview with The Dallas Morning News.
  • Verizon Cuts Better Deal for Breach-Battered Yahoo

    Verizon Cuts Better Deal for Breach-Battered Yahoo

    In spite of the massive scale of the breaches, which came to light after the deal was struck, the acquisition "makes strategic sense," said Verizon EVP Marni Waldon.The company is still hungry for Yahoo's assets and talent, she added.
  • Microsoft Seeks Global Cybersecurity Accord

    Microsoft Seeks Global Cybersecurity Accord

    Seventy four percent of the world's businesses expect to be hacked every year, with the economic losses from cybercrime averaging US$3 trillion per year, according to Microsoft.While cyberattacks in 2015 involved nation-states going after companies' intellectual property, attacks in 2016 targeted various Democratic party and government institutions in the U.
  • Oracle's DB Dilemma

    Oracle's DB Dilemma

    Everybody likes to use the mainframe as an example of how markets shrivel, and the Seeking Alpha article does too.) At any rate, Seeking Alpha's point is that the relational DB is old, it doesn't do some things that NoSQL does, and relational therefore is in trouble.
  • Trump's Not the Only One With a Phone Security Problem

    Trump's Not the Only One With a Phone Security Problem

    My question is, if the president is not secure using an ordinary phone for his primary wireless communications.Back then, he reluctantly turned in his personal BlackBerry for a specially secured phone with very limited functionality.
  • Oro CEO Yoav Kutner: Getting a Sense of Your Customer

    Oro CEO Yoav Kutner: Getting a Sense of Your Customer

    Yoav Kutner is the CEO of Oro.Yoav Kutner: We see that there are a lot more companies looking for tools to centralize data.
  • AWS Unveils Chime Conferencing Service

    AWS Unveils Chime Conferencing Service

    Companies just have to download the app; they don't need to make upfront investments in hardware or software.Participants click a button on the Chime app to join a meeting instead of dialing a number then entering a PIN.
  • Toshiba Plunges on Massive Nuclear Writedown, Earnings Delay

    Toshiba Plunges on Massive Nuclear Writedown, Earnings Delay

    3 billion writedown related to its struggling nuclear power business and delayed the release of its fiscal third-quarter earnings.Shigenori Shiga, Toshiba's chairman and representative executive officer, resigned effective Wednesday, the company said.
  • FTC's Lawsuit Should Make You Feel Very Insecure About the IoT

    FTC's Lawsuit Should Make You Feel Very Insecure About the IoT

    The FTC's original purpose was to prevent unfair methods of competition in commerce as part of the battle to "bust the trusts.For example, D-Link's mobile devices since 2008 have displayed users' login credentials in clear readable text.
  • AI Deconstructs Phone Sales Pitches

    AI Deconstructs Phone Sales Pitches

    SaaS solutions firm Gong last week released the findings of a study on sales phone conversations, including an analysis of gender speaking patterns.To carry out the research, Gong used artificial intelligence and machine learning technology that was developed to recognize sales conversation patterns.
  • Verizon Caves, Launches New Unlimited Data Plan

    Verizon Caves, Launches New Unlimited Data Plan

    The company on Sunday announced its own unlimited smartphone option while keeping alternatives open for lighter data users.After 22 MB of data usage, Verizon may "prioritize" customers in the event of network congestion.