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5 Signs your IT Infrastructure is Falling Behind

Infomation week - Tue, 17/07/2018 - 6:00am
Sure, you want to innovate with IT, but will your organization's server, network, and software infrastructure support that initiative?

Bots of the Internet, Reveal Yourselves!

New York Times - Tue, 17/07/2018 - 1:31am
A bill in the California legislature would regulate bots by making them disclose their automated nature. But how?

Understand Yesterday's Tomorrows to Gain Competitive Advantage

Infomation week - Tue, 17/07/2018 - 1:30am
One way to innovate today is to look back and learn from the past innovations that never took shape.

Tech Tip: Chrome’s Glass Ceiling on an iPhone

New York Times - Tue, 17/07/2018 - 1:00am
Apple may prevent you from swapping out some of its own apps for your preferred defaults, but you can at least get your choices within easy reach.

TRAC Intermodal's Journey to Data, Analytics, Cloud

Infomation week - Tue, 17/07/2018 - 12:30am
The IT team at this provider of chassis for metal shipping containers has transformed its data infrastructure from spreadsheets and reports to a Hadoop data lake and dashboards.

Zhengzhou Dispatch: Looking Through the Eyes of China’s Surveillance State

New York Times - Mon, 16/07/2018 - 7:00pm
A rare chance to try on a tool of a would-be surveillance dystopia gave a glimpse of the wariness that a closely watched populace can’t hide.

Amazon’s Curious Case of the $2,630.52 Used Paperback

New York Times - Mon, 16/07/2018 - 11:36am
Booksellers on the online marketplace are charging thousands for books that normally sell for a few dollars. Authors are perplexed — and annoyed.

Inside the Mating Rituals of Brands and Online Stars

New York Times - Mon, 16/07/2018 - 10:31am
With deals collectively worth billions of dollars at stake, the pressure is on advertisers and viral performers on sites like YouTube and Instagram to find the right match.

How to Make the Most of Amazon Prime Day 2018

New York Times - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 9:23am
Amazon says it will offer more than a million deals, including discounts on Echo devices, kitchen appliances and more — and extend the sale by an extra six hours compared with last year.

Could You Make It Through Dinner Without Checking Your Phone?

New York Times - Sat, 14/07/2018 - 11:00pm
In an effort to free people from the phones, if just for a meal, one Manhattan restaurant suggests that diners stash their devices in a box on the table.

Microsoft Urges Congress to Regulate Use of Facial Recognition

New York Times - Sat, 14/07/2018 - 2:36pm
Amid a growing call for governments to rein in the use of the technology, Microsoft became the first tech giant to join the chorus.

At Uber, New Questions Arise About Executive Behavior

New York Times - Sat, 14/07/2018 - 1:48pm
As Uber cleans up its corporate culture, employees have filed complaints about the chief operating officer, Barney Harford, for his comments about race and women.

How Russian Spies Hid Behind Bitcoin in Hacking Campaign

New York Times - Sat, 14/07/2018 - 11:30am
Operatives used cryptocurrency to obscure their identities and pay for the infrastructure needed to steal emails from Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.

Investing in SoftBank Is Becoming a Bet on Its Founder’s Deal-Making Prowess

New York Times - Sat, 14/07/2018 - 7:30am
SoftBank is turning itself into what is essentially a gigantic, publicly traded venture capital firm run by its founder, Masayoshi Son.

Tech Tip: How to Go Back to the Old Gmail

New York Times - Sat, 14/07/2018 - 1:00am
Google’s overhaul for the web may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but you can return to the previous version for a while longer.

Bits: The Week in Tech: What Trump’s Trade War Is Really About

New York Times - Sat, 14/07/2018 - 1:00am
Here’s a reminder of how technology aspirations and competition are at the heart of the battle between the United States and China.

What Cloud Natives Can Teach the Rest of Us

Infomation week - Sat, 14/07/2018 - 12:00am
Cloud natives differ from traditional companies in more ways than just their lack of legacy infrastructure: They think and operate differently.

Four C-level Analytics Secrets to Grow Revenue

Infomation week - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 11:30pm
Putting data and analytics tools into the hands of business users is one key to developing a data-driven organization.

Corner Office: Stacy Brown-Philpot of TaskRabbit on Being a Black Woman in Silicon Valley

New York Times - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 10:00pm
The Detroit native studied at Penn and Stanford, worked for Goldman and Google, and now runs the gig economy pioneer that Ikea acquired in 2017.