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IT Outages, Who's Really at Fault?

Infomation week - Sat, 13/05/2017 - 5:00am
Systems do go down, and sometimes the cause seems obvious, but it may be too obvious. Employ root cause analysis methods to find the real cause of failure.

Tech Tip: How Photos Meant to Disappear May Not

New York Times - Sat, 13/05/2017 - 4:47am
Instagram and Snapchat let you send photos and videos intended for a single viewing, but be advised: Those images may stick around longer.

Bits: Daily Report: What Snap’s Troubles Mean for Start-Ups

New York Times - Sat, 13/05/2017 - 4:41am
Snap’s performance is a reminder to many venture capitalists and entrepreneurs of the hazards of taking a company public.

Uber Has a Union of Sorts, but Faces Doubts on Its Autonomy

New York Times - Sat, 13/05/2017 - 2:24am
A group tied to the Machinists has won victories in the name of the service’s drivers. But it is funded by the company, and some question its motives.

Welcome to InformationWeek's Interop ITX Newsdesk

Infomation week - Sat, 13/05/2017 - 2:00am
Follow the action at Interop ITX and hear from the experts through the InformationWeek NewsDesk, streaming live from Las Vegas.

A Robot Revolution, This Time in China

New York Times - Fri, 12/05/2017 - 9:00pm
Car manufacturing in China, once labor-intensive, is now heavily automated.

Op-Ed Contributor: Apple Comes to Washington

New York Times - Fri, 12/05/2017 - 7:21pm
It feels as if the city itself is getting a brand-new operating system.

Judge Denies Uber’s Motion for Private Arbitration

New York Times - Fri, 12/05/2017 - 4:10pm
The decision sets the stage for a public, bare-knuckle trial between Uber and Waymo.

Intelligence Officials Warn of Continued Russia Cyberthreats

New York Times - Fri, 12/05/2017 - 12:52pm
Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, and Mike Pompeo, the C.I.A. director, offer a dire view of Russian meddling, one that differs starkly from the president.

In Snap Inc.’s Tumble, Start-Ups See a Warning From Wall Street

New York Times - Fri, 12/05/2017 - 12:12pm
Snap’s turbulent first few months as a public company are sending a cautionary signal to start-up founders thinking of taking their companies public.

SoftBank Leads $502 Million Stake in Virtual-Reality Designer Improbable

New York Times - Fri, 12/05/2017 - 11:20am
The investment will value the British start-up, which focuses on creating virtual worlds, at more than $1 billion.

Gartner Chart Puts Salesforce at Top of Low-Code Platforms

Infomation week - Fri, 12/05/2017 - 7:00am
A new Magic Quadrant looks at platforms for the high-productivity building of applications, including mobile apps; Salesforce scores.

Bits: Daily Report: Snapping Back to Reality

New York Times - Fri, 12/05/2017 - 3:43am
After the parent company of the messaging app Snapchat announced its first earnings as a public company, and the results were dismal, investors dumped the stock.

Tech Tip: How to Do a Text Search on Mobile

New York Times - Fri, 12/05/2017 - 3:23am
Smartphone and tablet browsers tend to hide the option for searching text under a menu or icon.

Russian Who Played Pokémon Go in Church Is Convicted of Inciting Hatred

New York Times - Thu, 11/05/2017 - 11:48pm
Ruslan Sokolovsky filmed himself playing the smartphone game in Yekaterinburg. He received a suspended sentence of three and a half years.

Uber Suffers Bloody Nose in Its Fight to Conquer Europe

New York Times - Thu, 11/05/2017 - 11:02pm
A senior adviser to the European Court of Justice said the ride-hailing company should comply with the same regulations as traditional taxi businesses.

How Australia Bungled Its $36 Billion High-Speed Internet Rollout

New York Times - Thu, 11/05/2017 - 9:47pm
Its businesses and consumers burdened with some of the developed world’s slowest speeds, the country is a cautionary tale about big-money ambitions.

Robocalls Flooding Your Cellphone? Here’s How to Stop Them

New York Times - Thu, 11/05/2017 - 9:45pm
Experts recommend a multifaceted approach: Don’t answer unknown numbers, use call-blocking apps and report unwanted calls to the government.

How Sephora Is Thriving Amid a Retail Crisis

New York Times - Thu, 11/05/2017 - 4:00pm
The top beauty retailer in the world is embracing technology, not fighting it, and making its stores into playgrounds.

Snap’s $2.2 Billion Loss Caps Bumpy First Months as a Public Company

New York Times - Thu, 11/05/2017 - 12:18pm
The parent of the messaging app Snapchat reported earnings that missed Wall Street expectations in almost every regard.