• Wall Street Pummels Apple After Weak Q2 Earnings Report

    Wall Street Pummels Apple After Weak Q2 Earnings Report

    That was even lower than Wednesday's opening price, which was down more than $8 from Tuesday's $104.The market reportedly had expected $52 billion in sales and a profit of $2 per share.
  • FBI Says Its Hands Are Tied on Revealing iPhone Crack Details

    FBI Says Its Hands Are Tied on Revealing iPhone Crack Details

    The FBI on Wednesday confirmed its decision not to inform Apple of how it hacked into the encrypted iPhone used in last December's San Bernardino terrorist attack.After Apple refused to provide a backdoor entry into the encrypted smartphone, the FBI penetrated it with the help of an outside organization.
  • Nokia Buys Into Digital Health

    Nokia Buys Into Digital Health

    The deal is expected to close in early Q3, and Withings will become part of the Nokia Technologies business.The deal will strengthen the company's position in the Internet of Things market, he said.
  • IT Execs Join Federal Cybersecurity Panel

    IT Execs Join Federal Cybersecurity Panel

    One of the most recent developments was the formation of a federal Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity.Another goal was to ensure the positive participation of the private sector.
  • Regulators Impose Caveats on Charter TWC Merger Approval

    Regulators Impose Caveats on Charter TWC Merger Approval

    Federal regulators on Monday granted approval of Charter Communications' US$78 billion merger with Time Warner Cable and its $10.District Court for the District of Columbia that would block the new company, which it calls "New Charter" for legal purposes, from enforcing any deal that makes it harder for online video distributors to get video content from programmers.
  • Crafting an Online Strategy, Part 4: Homegrown Marketing

    Crafting an Online Strategy, Part 4: Homegrown Marketing

    Whether you're crafting candles or jewelry, marketing, in short, leads to sales.First and foremost, you'll want to design a marketing plan true to the spirit of your enterprise.
  • Google's 'Area 120' Incubator Aims to Keep Innovation In-House

    Google's 'Area 120' Incubator Aims to Keep Innovation In-House

    The incubator, to be called "Area 120," will be led by Don Harrison, VP of corporate development, and Bradley Horowitz, VP of streams, photos and sharing.It's not clear whether Area 120 will be set up under the aegis of Google or its parent company, Alphabet.
  • Apple's Q3 Report Expected to Be Light on Good News

    Apple's Q3 Report Expected to Be Light on Good News

    It appears that Apple Watch sales haven't been robust -- Apple has said little on the subject -- and there has been increasing rumbling that innovation has died out at Apple.Tim Cook, Apple CFO Luca Maestri, and totally incompetent Apple retail head Angela Ahrendts," Chowdhry told the E-Commerce Times.
  • The Successful B2B Relationship: It's About Time

    The Successful B2B Relationship: It's About Time

    The most elementary way a seller shows a commitment to a healthy customer relationship is through an ongoing display of respect.For sellers, however, it's easy to allow internal pressures -- everything from expanding quotas to demands from executives -- to erode the respect relationship.
  • Apple's Books, Movies Fall Victim to Chinese Crackdown

    Apple's Books, Movies Fall Victim to Chinese Crackdown

    The Chinese government ordered Apple to shut down its iBooks and iTunes Movies services in the country, according to news reports published last week.The crackdown was scheduled to go into effect in March, and the government reportedly informed Apple that it would have to adhere to the new rules.
  • Treasury Department Examines Internet's Impact on Finance System

    Treasury Department Examines Internet's Impact on Finance System

    Department of the Treasury, has launched an initiative on the future of e-commerce finance in light of technology innovation.Its goal is to ensure that these organizations operate in a safe manner, offer fair access to financial services, treat customers fairly, and observe laws and regulations.
  • Unicorn Herd Threatens Silicon Valley, Warns VC

    Unicorn Herd Threatens Silicon Valley, Warns VC

    The age of Unicorn investing has led to alarming overvaluations of startups that could result in an afterparty roll call not seen since 1999, Silicon Valley VC Bill Gurley warned Thursday.However there's no Unicorn index to buy, and most investors' participation is keyed to specific company performances, he pointed out.
  • Volkswagen Agrees to Fix or Buy Back Dirty Diesel Cars

    Volkswagen Agrees to Fix or Buy Back Dirty Diesel Cars

    District Court in San Francisco, Volkswagen will pay back an undetermined amount of money to owners of the affected vehicles.When being tested for emissions, the software tricked the car into producing results that Volkswagen termed "dyno calibration.
  • Intel Pivots From PCs to Cloud

    Intel Pivots From PCs to Cloud

    4 billion in savings by the middle of next year, Intel said.The restructuring announcement was made alongside Intel's first-quarter earnings report.
  • Red Hat Goes All-In on OpenStack

    Red Hat Goes All-In on OpenStack

    The offerings provide a complete, integrated hybrid cloud stack with a container application platform (OpenShift), massively scalable infrastructure (OpenStack Platform 8) and unified management tools (Red Hat CloudForms), the company said.They are available individually or in a single solution with Red Hat Cloud Suite.
  • EFF Sues DoJ Over Secret Data Decryption Requests

    EFF Sues DoJ Over Secret Data Decryption Requests

    The EFF filed an appeal in January, claiming that the department had not conducted an adequate search for the requested documents and that it improperly withheld documents found during the search.The EFF views the government's response to its information request as purposefully narrow, said Aaron Mackey, the Frank Stanton Legal Fellow at the foundation.
  • Fusion Launches Enterprise Cloud Contact Center Solution

    Fusion Launches Enterprise Cloud Contact Center Solution

    com, Cisco and Avaya, "Fusion believes that its single source cloud solution distinguishes us in the marketplace and will provide a compelling offering for enterprises seeking a complete solution with one contact, one contract, and one invoice for all of their communications requirements," Sarro told CRM Buyer.Traditional contact centers have been slow to move to the cloud, but those who have, "have experienced significant benefits," commented Rebecca Wettemann, VP of research at Nucleus Research.
  • Google Fattens Up Entertainment Programming Search Results

    Google Fattens Up Entertainment Programming Search Results

    Results will show availability on broadcast and cable TV channels, as well as through the streaming and online rentals that Google already lists.Further, users can provide Google with their location and their cable or satellite service, if applicable, to help streamline the search results.
  • Crafting an Online Strategy, Part 3: How to Get Paid for Your Wares

    Crafting an Online Strategy, Part 3: How to Get Paid for Your Wares

    ManageEngine OpManager, a powerful NMS for monitoring your network, physical & virtual (VMware/ HyperV) servers & other IT devices.Crafting an Online Strategy, Part 2: Where to Sell What You Make If you're just starting to sell your crafts or other handmade items online, one of the first decisions you'll need to make is how to accept payments from your customers.
  • Apple to Lawmakers: We'll Help but No Backdoors

    Apple to Lawmakers: We'll Help but No Backdoors

    The company is willing to work with law enforcement when they cannot crack the code on encrypted data, he said in response to questioning.His testimony followed remarks by a top FBI official and two local law enforcement experts.