• 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.
  • 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.
  • Cloud Enters Mainstream in Federal IT Investment Plans

    Cloud Enters Mainstream in Federal IT Investment Plans

    There has been significant progress in federal cloud adoption, noted immixGroup, at its Government IT Sales Summit last month.There is wide interest in cloud computing among federal agencies, based on the results of a survey of 100 federal IT managers, which Dell EMC Federal released last month.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Old Man and the Tsunami: A Security Story

    The Old Man and the Tsunami: A Security Story

    In brief, there's an old man who lives in a village by the sea, and one day, an earthquake hits.The old man is seen as a hero once it becomes clear that he set the fire to save the villagers.
  • Amazon to Build $1.5B Prime Air Cargo Hub in Kentucky

    Amazon to Build $1.5B Prime Air Cargo Hub in Kentucky

    5 billion Prime Air cargo hub in Kentucky.The company received about $40 million in government incentives to base its new air cargo hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG) in Hebron, which will add an additional 2,000 jobs to the local economy.
  • Winning the Sales Talent War in the Big Data Era

    Winning the Sales Talent War in the Big Data Era

    Having an empty slot on your sales team's roster imposes an opportunity cost on your organization: You're missing out on sales as you battle to staff your sales teams appropriately.So, if you have A-players on your sales team, your success depends on keeping that team together.
  • Apple's New Space Station Ready for Takeoff

    Apple's New Space Station Ready for Takeoff

    Named "Apple Park," the complex will make its official debut in April.It will be the new home for more than 12,000 corporate employees.
  • 4 Email Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

    4 Email Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

    Not long ago, I received an email from my health club.It wasn't the club's intent to raise my defenses.
  • Snap Sells Itself as Camera Company as IPO Nears

    Snap Sells Itself as Camera Company as IPO Nears

    As it approaches its first stock offering next month, Snap, maker of the popular mobile messaging app Snapchat, is positioning itself as a camera company.They sort of helped augment memory -- but now, you know, cameras augment the way that we talk," he said.
  • 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.
  • HPE to Buy One-Time Rising Star Nimble for $1B Cash

    HPE to Buy One-Time Rising Star Nimble for $1B Cash

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Tuesday announced a deal to acquire flash storage firm Nimble Storage, once viewed as a darling of Wall Street, for US$12.In addition to predictive entry to midrange flash storage solutions, Nimble offers InfoSight Predictive Analytics, which analyzes a company's critical infrastructure.
  • 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.
  • 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.