• Google Insists Android Plays on Level Field in Europe

    Google Insists Android Plays on Level Field in Europe

    The EC this spring charged that Google's requirements to use its search engine and its Chrome browser on mobile devices running Android were coercive tactics.The EC also charged that Google prevented manufacturers from offering smart devices using rival operating systems based on the Android open source code.
  • Twitter Shuffles Deck as COO Bain Steps Down

    Twitter Shuffles Deck as COO Bain Steps Down

    The news comes just weeks after Twitter's attempt to find a buyer failed.Noto will continue to lead Twitter's live content business, according to the SEC filing.
  • Election Day Cybershenanigans Highlight Need to Shore Up Security

    Election Day Cybershenanigans Highlight Need to Shore Up Security

    Hackers last week launched DDoS attacks against both presidential candidates' campaign websites.That occurred "because both the sites lacked appropriate mitigation precautions," he told the E-Commerce Times.
  • Silicon Valley Reels From Trump Shock

    Silicon Valley Reels From Trump Shock

    25 million to Trump in the midst of the furor over the candidate's Access Hollywood comments about women.William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, telling President Obama that he could not serve Trump's presidency in any capacity.
  • AWS Gives Customers On-Premises Linux Option

    AWS Gives Customers On-Premises Linux Option

    The AMI provides a stable, secure and high-performance environment for applications running on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, he said.The move to add this option was significant, according to an Amazon official who asked not to be identified.
  • Commerce Dept Signs Up Private Sector IT Partners

    Commerce Dept Signs Up Private Sector IT Partners

    An equally important goal is to find better ways to provide data to the private sector in order to enhance economic activity.The federal government collects an enormous amount of useful data, including weather and climate statistics; U.
  • Google Cites Amazon Competition in Response to EU

    Google Cites Amazon Competition in Response to EU

    The response addresses a supplementary statement of objections the European Commission sent to Google this summer.The revision "didn't offer a new theory, but argued that, because sites like Amazon sometimes pay price comparison aggregator sites for referred traffic, they can't also be considered rivals," he wrote in Google's response.
  • Facebook Share Price Falls Despite Blowout Quarter

    Facebook Share Price Falls Despite Blowout Quarter

    09 per share on revenue of more than $7 billion for the quarter, compared with 57 cents per share and $4.Mobile ad revenue amounted to $57 billion -- about 84 percent of the firm's ad revenue in Q3 2016, compared with 78 percent in Q3 2015.
  • Microsoft Launches Teams to Foil Office 365 Poachers

    Microsoft Launches Teams to Foil Office 365 Poachers

    It's trying to take that behemoth that's Microsoft and make it more responsive to the marketplace.The full gamut of Office tools is integrated into Teams, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, OneNote, Planner, Power BI and Delve.
  • Can Charter Turn a Frog Into a Prince?

    Can Charter Turn a Frog Into a Prince?

    For decades, the cable television industry has hurt itself, time and time again, by engaging in bad behavior and failing to care for the customer.That problem resulted from the way cable television rules originally were set up.
  • AvePoint CEO TJ Jiang: Innovation Through Collaboration

    AvePoint CEO TJ Jiang: Innovation Through Collaboration

    Tianyi "TJ" Jiang is the CEO of AvePoint.In this exclusive interview, CRM Buyer discusses with Jiang the future of information.
  • Broadcom Sews Up $5B Deal for Brocade

    Broadcom Sews Up $5B Deal for Brocade

    5 billion in cash and the assumption of Brocade's $400 million debt.That represents a 47 percent premium over Brocade's closing share price last week, said Brocade CEO Lloyd Carney.
  • Amazon Builds Fulfillment Centers, Investors Grouse

    Amazon Builds Fulfillment Centers, Investors Grouse

    The company's stock had closed at $818.5 billion in the fourth quarter, or anywhere from 17 percent to 27 percent above year-ago figures, Amazon said.
  • Tech Industry Lambasts New FCC Privacy Rules

    Tech Industry Lambasts New FCC Privacy Rules

    The new rules are consistent with the Federal Trade Commission's privacy framework and the administration's Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, the FCC said.The rules establish three approaches to information use and sharing: The FCC "did the right thing in distinguishing between sensitive and non-sensitive information," said John Simpson, Consumer Watchdog's privacy project director.
  • Many Customers Aren't on Board With Self-Service Trend

    Many Customers Aren't on Board With Self-Service Trend

    Researchers surveyed more than 24,000 consumers and 1,000 businesses across 12 countries for the study, which received support from Opinium Research and IDC.Organizations have to balance digital and human customer engagement to thrive and survive, but finding the digital tipping point is a complex task fraught with hazards.
  • Should Salesforce Buy NetSuite?

    Should Salesforce Buy NetSuite?

    The recently released spreadsheet hacked from Salesforce board member Colin Powell's email names multiple companies that Salesforce was at least considering acquiring.For example, there are lots of ERP companies, like Financial Force, already on the Salesforce AppExchange.
  • Tech Billionaire Thiel Aims to Justify His Trump Support

    Tech Billionaire Thiel Aims to Justify His Trump Support

    Peter Thiel, one of the few well-known Silicon Valley figures who has given Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump a public endorsement, on Monday reiterated his support at a National Press Club event in Washington.Instead, a vote for Trump should be viewed as a vote against the country's failed leadership.
  • Stock Price Rises as Twitter Slashes Jobs, Uproots Vine

    Stock Price Rises as Twitter Slashes Jobs, Uproots Vine

    Investors responded positively to the news that it will slash 9 percent of its workforce, or about 350 employees.The firm will incur another $5 million to $10 million in charges primarily for stock compensation expenses related to the restructuring.
  • The End of Marketing

    The End of Marketing

    This is going to be political but you won't be able to tell which side I'm on (if you choose to read on).The simple answer is that it impacts CRM and I have a viewpoint -- but as I say, I'm not picking or revealing a side.
  • IBM's Watson Smartens Up iOS Enterprise Apps

    IBM's Watson Smartens Up iOS Enterprise Apps

    The company has optimized several new technologies to work with the iOS 10 speech framework -- including IBM Natural Language Processing, Watson Conversation and other Watson APIs -- enabling millions of workers who use the MobileFirst technology to control apps with simple voice interactions.The extended relationship with Apple is the most interesting thing that IBM announced at the conference, according to Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT.