• 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.
  • Despite Intense Scrutiny, Uber Lays Another Egg

    Despite Intense Scrutiny, Uber Lays Another Egg

    The company's "greyballing" technology is designed to hide the standard city app view in specific cases -- for example, from former riders blocked for being abusive, or to prevent fraud.However, some drivers have used it to circumvent local regulators, a practice that Uber no longer will allow, according to Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan.
  • Trending Storylines Hone LinkedIn's Relevance

    Trending Storylines Hone LinkedIn's Relevance

    The feature will be rolled out to LinkedIn members in other countries soon.The store contains additional metadata that LinkedIn's algorithms use to stay on top of new developments in the Storyline.
  • 8 Business Benefits of Adopting DevOps

    8 Business Benefits of Adopting DevOps

    Many of the arguments in favor of adopting DevOps approaches focus on the benefits that the IT department can experience as a result.Based on a survey of 1,770 senior business and IT executives worldwide, the study identified eight key business benefits that organizations experienced after adopting DevOps practices.
  • 8 Business Benefits of Adopting DevOps

    8 Business Benefits of Adopting DevOps

    Many of the arguments in favor of adopting DevOps approaches focus on the benefits that the IT department can experience as a result.Based on a survey of 1,770 senior business and IT executives worldwide, the study identified eight key business benefits that organizations experienced after adopting DevOps practices.
  • Medium Is Looking for a Few Good Founding Members

    Medium Is Looking for a Few Good Founding Members

    Those who maximize our understanding of the world, but don't necessarily maximize clicks.Over time, Medium intends to open new revenue opportunities for as many content creators as possible through the partner program.
  • Trust: Why Financial Services Should Embrace DoL's Fiduciary Rule

    Trust: Why Financial Services Should Embrace DoL's Fiduciary Rule

    Department of Labor issued its fiduciary rule last year, it set financial advisers, insurers and agents into a mad scramble to meet an April 10, 2017, implementation deadline.For example, nearly 20 percent of financial advisers at Oppenheimer & Co.
  • A Solution for the Uber CEO's Anger Problem

    A Solution for the Uber CEO's Anger Problem

    In addition to his apparent personal anger management issues, there are the stresses that come with running a giant company -- and Uber recently has been losing executives.Anger is an emotion, and too many people have less control over their emotions than they would like to have.
  • Imagination's Picture Bleak After Apple Cuts It Loose

    Imagination's Picture Bleak After Apple Cuts It Loose

    Those royalties currently account for about half the revenue of Imagination, in which Apple has an 8 percent stake.Following Imagination's announcement, Reuters reported the UK company's stock price fell 70 percent, to 76 pence, the lowest since 2009.
  • Twitch Aims to Get Ahead of Steam

    Twitch Aims to Get Ahead of Steam

    Gamers can download their purchases using the Twitch App or through existing services like Uplay.Streaming partners who participate in Twitch's commerce program will earn a 5 percent commission when customers buy games or in-game items from their channel page.
  • Defining IT Leadership: You Have a Brand New Job

    Defining IT Leadership: You Have a Brand New Job

    There's a never-ending shift in the balance between the hard tech skills and the "softer" business and communication capabilities that IT leaders need.Many years ago, the newly christened role of CIO called for that executive to sit in the C-suite coordinating all information resources and strategizing new business initiatives based on data.
  • Defining IT Leadership: You Have a Brand New Job

    Defining IT Leadership: You Have a Brand New Job

    There's a never-ending shift in the balance between the hard tech skills and the "softer" business and communication capabilities that IT leaders need.Many years ago, the newly christened role of CIO called for that executive to sit in the C-suite coordinating all information resources and strategizing new business initiatives based on data.
  • Low Code: What IT Needs to Know

    Low Code: What IT Needs to Know

    As low code becomes a new norm, it is important to consider how the rise of citizen developers will affect the enterprise.A low code approach minimizes the amount of traditional coding needed to create a software application.
  • Will Amazon Go Reinvent Retail?

    Will Amazon Go Reinvent Retail?

    Yes -- and that's what Amazon wants to do with its new retail stores.Today, Amazon has a few retail bookstores, and it intends to break into other retail sectors.
  • Executive Order Triggers H-1B Jitters in Silicon Valley

    Executive Order Triggers H-1B Jitters in Silicon Valley

    It also sets in motion a change in immigration policies, which could exclude many qualified foreign professionals from Silicon Valley firms.The executive order will end the practice that allowed "Buy American" programs to be circumvented by excessive waivers and endless exemptions, Trump said, noting that American workers have been losing out in an economic environment that has favored cheap, subsidized foreign goods.
  • Take Marketing Off Autopilot and Get Creative

    Take Marketing Off Autopilot and Get Creative

    More than a quarter of marketers went into marketing because they wanted to be creative, researchers have found.You'd think in this era of analytics that marketers would be ruthless in killing off ineffective strategies.
  • Uber Boss Practices Brinksmanship With Apple

    Uber Boss Practices Brinksmanship With Apple

    When Apple discovered Uber was planting code on iPhones that persisted on the devices even after the ride-hailing app was removed, Apple CEO Tim Cook warned Kalanick in a face-to-face meeting to stop the practice or the Uber app would be kicked out of Apple's App store, The New York Times reported Sunday.The code added to the iPhone helped Uber "fingerprint" the mobile device and foil the multiple account scammers.
  • Qualcomm May Seek iPhone Ban to Retaliate Against Apple

    Qualcomm May Seek iPhone Ban to Retaliate Against Apple

    International Trade Commission to block imports of iPhones, Bloomberg reported Wednesday, citing a person familiar with the matter.The move reportedly was spurred by Apple's recent decision to stop making royalty payments owed under a licensing agreement between the two companies, which is the subject of a billion-dollar legal battle in federal court.
  • Surviving the Security 'Skills Desert'

    Surviving the Security 'Skills Desert'

    Specifically, data suggests that we're in the middle of a "security skills gap" -- very much like a "desert of skills.There, adaptations help animals retain, absorb and otherwise make the most efficient use of what little water is available.