• BI On Hadoop Success: 7 Things To Know

    BI On Hadoop Success: 7 Things To Know

    Get data privacy for your organization by understanding the risks to your company and customers wh When enterprises implement Hadoop, their top use-case was found to be business intelligence (BI).Now a new benchmark study shows which Hadoop ecosystem tools are best for particular types of BI queries.
  • Airbnb Offers to Give a Little in NY, SF Tussles

    Airbnb Offers to Give a Little in NY, SF Tussles

    The company reportedly made a similar proposal to the City of San Francisco.Lawmakers in New York and San Francisco recently have been squaring off with Airbnb.
  • BI Self-Service Analytics: IT's Next Top Priority

    BI Self-Service Analytics: IT's Next Top Priority

    The drive to enable more self-service analytics for business intelligence users is certainly not news.These are reasons that organizations are still talking about bringing self-service queries and analytics to business users.
  • BI Self-Service Analytics: IT's Next Top Priority

    BI Self-Service Analytics: IT's Next Top Priority

    The drive to enable more self-service analytics for business intelligence users is certainly not news.These are reasons that organizations are still talking about bringing self-service queries and analytics to business users.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Apple Celebrates Itself in $300 Coffee Table Tome

    Apple Celebrates Itself in $300 Coffee Table Tome

    Designed by Apple in California contains 450 photos of products created by Apple over a 20-year span.The linen-covered hardbound volume -- filled with photographs by Andrew Zuckerman, who is known for popping his images out of stark white backgrounds -- is dedicated to Apple's late cofounder Steve Jobs.
  • Feds Need to Bolster Cyberprotection Speed and Range

    Feds Need to Bolster Cyberprotection Speed and Range

    Despite the emphasis on cyberprotection spurred by a major breach at the federal Office of Personnel Management in 2015, government agencies have struggled to maintain adequate levels of protection.However, only 15 percent of survey respondents said their agencies could implement protection against a new threat within 15 minutes.
  • China's Business-Unfriendly Cybersecurity Stance

    China's Business-Unfriendly Cybersecurity Stance

    One interpretation of the new law is that it only codifies China's existing cybersecurity practices.The law would expose foreign companies doing business in China to invasive government security reviews and burdensome requirements for keeping data in the country, the business groups warned.
  • Nokia Phones Return in 2017 (Sort of)

    Nokia Phones Return in 2017 (Sort of)

    But Redmond has struggled in mobile, so earlier this year, Microsoft sold its feature phone business to a subsidiary of Foxconn and a newly formed Finnish firm for $350 million.That Finnish firm will in turn create Android-based phones and tablets.
  • AT&T Launches First US 5G Business Trial

    AT&T Launches First US 5G Business Trial

    AT&T has launched the first US 5G business customer trial using millimeter wave (mmWave) technology.Together, they will test Internet access, VPN, Unified Communications applications, and 4K video streams; the trial also showcases the potential of 5G VoIP over the 15GHz and 28GHz spectrum bands, and promises to hit transfer speeds as high as 14.
  • Facebook Investors Slam Zuckerberg, Andreessen

    Facebook Investors Slam Zuckerberg, Andreessen

    The suit alleges that Andreessen, the founder of Netscape and Zuckerberg's long-time mentor, secretly tipped off the CEO about concerns raised by other members of Facebook's board of directors while Zuckerberg was in the process of getting the company shares reclassified so he could maintain control.They worked to protect Zuckerberg's interests at the expense of shareholders, according to the complaint filed in the Court of Chancery in the state of Delaware.
  • FCC's Tom Wheeler Hitting the Road

    FCC's Tom Wheeler Hitting the Road

    United States Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Thursday announced that he will leave the agency he helmed for the past three years on Jan.Prior to joining the FCC, Wheeler served as managing director for Core Capital Partners, a venture capital firm that helped fund companies that were developing Internet Protocol-based technology.
  • Tech Leaders, Trump Team Search for Common Ground

    Tech Leaders, Trump Team Search for Common Ground

    There appears to be some optimism in the air following Wednesday's highly anticipated sit-down between the Trump transition team and more than a dozen top Silicon Valley executives at Trump Tower.PayPal cofounder and noted Trump supporter Peter Thiel also was in attendance, functioning as the key liaison between the incoming administration and largely pro-Clinton Silicon Valley contingent.
  • How To Win The Cybersecurity Game

    How To Win The Cybersecurity Game

    Any Boy Scout can tell you that the key to a successful troop outing is to always be prepared — and this simple wisdom is no less applicable when it comes to the cybersecurity of a business.And, the fact of the matter is that cybersecurity is one of the most important issues facing businesses today, as a breach can have unforeseeable ramifications throughout an entire company.
  • Bitcoin Rides the Uncertainty Wave

    Bitcoin Rides the Uncertainty Wave

    The price of bitcoin soared to a new three-year high on Monday, surpassing the US$1,000 mark for the first time, in response to economic and geopolitical uncertainty in China following the U.The price of bitcoin stood at more than $1,025 in late trading on Tuesday, after rising to nearly $1,030, according to data from CoinDesk.
  • Business Transformation: Go Digital Or Go Home

    Business Transformation: Go Digital Or Go Home

    No infrastr The evidence is clear, digital transformation is the biggest driver in business today.[Even when IT teams embrace digital transformation mistakes can happen, particularly when they fail to engage business partners.
  • Business Transformation: Go Digital Or Go Home

    Business Transformation: Go Digital Or Go Home

    No infrastr The evidence is clear, digital transformation is the biggest driver in business today.[Even when IT teams embrace digital transformation mistakes can happen, particularly when they fail to engage business partners.
  • Instagram Stories to Feature Video Ads

    Instagram Stories to Feature Video Ads

    Further, Instagram Business Tools will include insights on stories, which will allow business users to view the reach, impressions, replies and exits for each individual story.One in five stories generates a direct message from viewers, and 70 percent of Instagram users currently follow a business, according to the company.