• HPE to Buy One-Time Rising Star Nimble for $1B Cash

    HPE to Buy One-Time Rising Star Nimble for $1B Cash

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Tuesday announced a deal to acquire flash storage firm Nimble Storage, once viewed as a darling of Wall Street, for US$12.In addition to predictive entry to midrange flash storage solutions, Nimble offers InfoSight Predictive Analytics, which analyzes a company's critical infrastructure.
  • Salesforce, IBM Kick Off New Artificial Intelligence Era

    Salesforce, IBM Kick Off New Artificial Intelligence Era

    The Watson/Einstein integration is scheduled for availability in the second half, and pricing will be announced at that time.Insights from Watson's structured and unstructured data across many sources and industries will be pulled directly into the Salesforce Intelligent Customer Success Platform through Watson APIs.
  • Online Trust Alliance Launches IoT Security Campaign

    Online Trust Alliance Launches IoT Security Campaign

    It calls for a campaign to have retailers and consumers reject IoT products that pose a security threat.The OTA report is the fourth in a series of vision papers.
  • Nintendo Fans Get Their Hands on the Switch

    Nintendo Fans Get Their Hands on the Switch

    The Nintendo Switch can be used alternately connected to a television set at home or as a handheld unit with its 6.The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the first major title for the Nintendo Switch, also became available on Friday for the Wii U at a price of $59.
  • CallidusCloud Steps Up Call Center SPM Game

    CallidusCloud Steps Up Call Center SPM Game

    That link with Salesforce is ServiceMotivate's big advantage, Zhou observed, because it lets ServiceMotivate "use real-time data in the context of a particular situation.This approach "enables managers to focus on higher-level coaching in one-on-one and team meetings rather than tactical coaching," she told CRM Buyer.
  • After Blowout IPO, Is Snap a Keeper?

    After Blowout IPO, Is Snap a Keeper?

    00 on the New York Stock Exchange, Snap shares rose 44 percent to $24.48 on Thursday, well above analyst expectations, placing the company's value at $28 billion.
  • FCC Reverses Course on Internet Privacy Rules

    FCC Reverses Course on Internet Privacy Rules

    The Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday issued a joint statement following the FCC's temporary stay of data security regulations.Ohlhausen issued the statement to address the FCC's decision, in essence, to overturn rules designed to bolster broadband consumer privacy.
  • Time to Get Serious About IoT Cybersecurity

    Time to Get Serious About IoT Cybersecurity

    That's where the new IoT Cybersecurity Alliance comes into play.The IoT Cybersecurity Alliance, announced last month, is a great start.
  • YouTube Jumps into the Live TV Streaming Fray

    YouTube Jumps into the Live TV Streaming Fray

    It will include local TV stations offering news and sports in broadcast areas where customers live.DirecTV, a subsidiary of AT&T, is the leading satellite television service in the United States.
  • How Deeply Could Bribery Scandal Wound Samsung?

    How Deeply Could Bribery Scandal Wound Samsung?

    Charges against Lee, vice chairman of Samsung Group, include pledging bribes to organizations tied to Choi in an effort to cement his control of the conglomerate.The Samsung Group has denied paying bribes to Park or seeking improper favorable treatment from her.
  • 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.