• Red Hat and Ericsson Forge 5G, IoT Open Source Alliance

    Red Hat and Ericsson Forge 5G, IoT Open Source Alliance

    The new alliance represents an extension of the companies' prior relationship, according to Radhesh Balakrishnan, general manager of OpenStack at Red Hat.The new open source collaboration between the companies will focus on network functions virtualization infrastructure, OpenStack, SDN, SDI and containers, giving customers the latest in technological options for the communications industry.
  • Samsung Bows Under Note7 Fallout

    Samsung Bows Under Note7 Fallout

    Three owners of Galaxy Note7 smartphones this week filed a complaint in a federal court in New Jersey that could become a class action lawsuit against Samsung.According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the federal agency that oversees products recalls, Samsung had received 96 reports of phones overheating in the U.
  • AI and Customer Loyalty

    AI and Customer Loyalty

    So I fully understand employing modern AI technology to support the sales effort; sales is one of the first stops for new technologies.Often that's not part of a business' idea of loyalty and so it goes unrewarded, even though it is a good loyalty indicator.
  • Year-End Deals on Track for Federal IT Providers

    Year-End Deals on Track for Federal IT Providers

    The federal fiscal year ends on Sept.The last few months have brought billions of dollars in federal contracts for information technology providers.
  • Microsoft Adds Muscle to Dynamics 365

    Microsoft Adds Muscle to Dynamics 365

    Many of the new capabilities will be available in both editions when Dynamics 365 rolls out on Nov.The Dynamics 365 for customer insights app analyzes data from Microsoft and other widely used CRM, ERP, Web, social and IoT sources, and applies intelligence to the data to provide a 360-degree customer view with automatic suggestions to improve engagement.
  • Twitter Hopes Fade as Salesforce Deal Slips Away

    Twitter Hopes Fade as Salesforce Deal Slips Away

    The FT report is accurate, Salesforce spokesperson Chi Hea Cho told the E-Commerce Times, but the company would not comment further.Google, The Walt Disney Company, Microsoft, and others either hired investment banks or entered preliminary discussions on a possible deal, according to multiple reports published over the past month.
  • Verizon Signals Cold Feet Over Yahoo Deal

    Verizon Signals Cold Feet Over Yahoo Deal

    8 billion acquisition of Yahoo could be in jeopardy in light of the company's delay in disclosing a massive 2014 data breach that compromised about 500 million account holders.18, it said, but it will not hold an earnings call or host a webcast for investors due to the pending Verizon deal.
  • Aviso CEO K.V. Rao: Humans, Machines and Magic

    Aviso CEO K.V. Rao: Humans, Machines and Magic

    In this exclusive interview, CRM Buyer discusses with Rao the future of predictive intelligence.You're trying to understand what deals to work on to meet your target and make money, and that's what predictive analytics can do.
  • Big Data and Analytics: Creating New Value

    Big Data and Analytics: Creating New Value

    Big data's marketing promise is companies working together on analytics for tailored marketing capabilities that reach the right people at the right time.Amazon and Walmart employ big data analytics to optimize their supply chains, resulting in improved product availability and delivery to the consumer.
  • FCC Slaps Comcast With $2.3M Overbilling Fine

    FCC Slaps Comcast With $2.3M Overbilling Fine

    Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday announced that Comcast would pay a record US$2.The agreement calls for Comcast to notify customers of new equipment or upgrades separately from regular bills.
  • Snap Lines Up Bankers for Spring IPO

    Snap Lines Up Bankers for Spring IPO

    The IPO, expected as early as this spring, could result in a valuation of $25 billion or more.At its most recent private funding round this spring, Snap's value was pegged at $17.
  • Amazon Throws the Books at Prime Subscribers

    Amazon Throws the Books at Prime Subscribers

    That content will come from more than 1,000 top Kindle books, Kindle Singles, magazines, comic books, children's books, and classic works from writers such as Kurt Vonnegut, Norman Mailer and Gloria Steinem.The content can be accessed on Kindle or Fire tablets, or through iOS or Android apps on mobile devices.
  • Odinaff Trojan Targets Banks, Financial Firms Worldwide

    Odinaff Trojan Targets Banks, Financial Firms Worldwide

    About 100 organizations have been hit so far, said Jon DiMaggio, a senior threat intelligence analyst in Symantec's Security Response unit.There are two primary indications that Odinaff has been targeting users of the SWIFT global financial messaging system, DiMaggio said.
  • Rethinking Business Process Reengineering in the Cloud

    Rethinking Business Process Reengineering in the Cloud

    Those ideas became known as "business process reengineering.Forty-seven percent wanted to increase data visibility across the business, and 42 percent were working toward automation of their business processes.
  • Samsung Down, Galaxy Note7 Out

    Samsung Down, Galaxy Note7 Out

    Shares of Samsung Electronics fell sharply on Tuesday after the company confirmed reports that it had halted production of its flagship Galaxy Note7 smartphone, just launched this summer.The CPSC will continue its active investigation into the reports of phones "overheating and burning in multiple states," said Chairman Elliot Kaye, who praised Samsung, along with retailers and carriers, for suspending Note7 sales and replacements.
  • DoL Suit Highlights Asian Glass Ceiling in Tech

    DoL Suit Highlights Asian Glass Ceiling in Tech

    The firm had in place a four-phase process in which Asian applicants regularly were eliminated during resume screening and telephone interviewing sessions, according to the DoL.The firm hired six non-Asian applicants and one Asian.
  • Bring Back the CIO

    Bring Back the CIO

    As cloud software has become easier to deploy, one of the selling points often touted is that it can be implemented without assistance from IT.The average enterprise-level company used 935 cloud applications as of this June, according to a study conducted by cloud security vendor Netskope.
  • Samsung's Galaxy Note7 Assembly Lines Grind to Halt

    Samsung's Galaxy Note7 Assembly Lines Grind to Halt

    One began crackling and smoking on board a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the evacuation of the flight.Sprint "is halting sales of replacement Note7 devices pending the conclusion of the investigation by the [CPSC]," said company spokesperson Michelle Mermelstein.
  • Backpage CEO Arrested for Pimping, Child Prostitution

    Backpage CEO Arrested for Pimping, Child Prostitution

    The court appearance came a day after Ferrer's arrest in Houston.From January 2013 to March 2015, 99 percent of the company's revenue came from escort ads, based on the California investigation.
  • Newsweek Joins Growing Club of Possible Russian Cyberattack Targets

    Newsweek Joins Growing Club of Possible Russian Cyberattack Targets

    The news magazine sustained a massive DDoS attack the day after it published a cover story about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's business activities in the late 1990s.The New York Times this summer was hit by an attack on its Moscow bureau.