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ZTE Shares Plunge 40% as Congress Threatens to Block Deal With Trump

New York Times - Thu, 14/06/2018 - 6:47am
Investors worry that American lawmakers will stop a White House agreement that would allow the Chinese company to resume buying U.S. technology.

Understand the Power of Internal APIs

Infomation week - Thu, 14/06/2018 - 6:00am
Missing the transition from legacy integration to using APIs to connect internal systems might prove the difference between business success and failure.

Tech Tip: Battling Adware That Redirects Your Browser

New York Times - Thu, 14/06/2018 - 1:00am
If your browser is suddenly full of pop-up ads or taking you to sites you didn’t request, you probably have a malware infection.

How One Manufacturer Developed its Own SaaS

Infomation week - Thu, 14/06/2018 - 12:30am
In the future every company will become a software company, building their own applications backed by advanced analytics, and delivered as software as a service. For some companies, the future is arriving now.

Global IaaS Providers; Where Does Alibaba Cloud Fit?

Infomation week - Thu, 14/06/2018 - 12:00am
While Alibaba is on the radar as a global Infrastructure-as-a-Service player, several factors can make US companies wonder if the Chinese firm is a match for them.

Bitcoin’s Price Was Artificially Inflated Last Year, Researchers Say

New York Times - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 9:00pm
A University of Texas team found evidence that a cryptocurrency boom may have been largely due to manipulation.

AT&T’s Time Warner Takeover Wins Judge’s Approval in Defeat for Justice Dept.

New York Times - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 3:55pm
The Trump administration had sued to block the deal, saying that it would lead to fewer choices and higher prices for consumers.

Seattle Officials Repeal Tax That Upset Amazon

New York Times - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 11:58am
The Seattle City Council repealed the tax in a 7-to-2 vote that was accompanied by acrimony and accusations. Less than a month ago, it had passed unanimously.

Elon Musk, in Search of Profit, Cuts Tesla’s Work Force

New York Times - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 11:15am
The automaker said the 9 percent reduction, mostly limited to salaried employees, was part of a broad reorganization and would not affect production.

Why the AT&T-Time Warner Case Was So Closely Watched

New York Times - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 11:10am
The win for AT&T could encourage corporate America’s takeover ambitions, and is a setback for the Justice Department.

How Universities Deal With Sexual Harassment Needs Sweeping Change, Panel Says

New York Times - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 10:37am
Current policies and programs have failed overwhelmingly to address and prevent the problem, said a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

AT&T Has Had Many Run-Ins With the Government

New York Times - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 10:14am
The ruling expected Tuesday in the AT&T-Time Warner case is just the latest chapter in AT&T’s tangles with United States antitrust law over the years.

Bird, the Electric Scooter Start-Up, Is Said to Draw an Investment Frenzy

New York Times - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 9:20am
Bird is raising $300 million in new funding that would value it at $2 billion, weeks after reaching a $1 billion valuation, people with knowledge of the financing said.

Matter: A Crispr Conundrum: How Cells Fend Off Gene Editing

New York Times - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 6:11am
Scientists may need to bypass a cell’s cancer defenses in order to successfully edit its DNA. The finding raises questions about gene-editing advances.

E-Commerce Might Help Solve the Mystery of Low Inflation

New York Times - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 3:16am
When it’s easier to comparison shop online, businesses are less likely to raise prices — but you wouldn’t know that by looking at official inflation data.

If the Robots Come for Our Jobs, What Should the Government Do?

New York Times - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 2:00am
Some big ideas are starting to percolate. But less dramatic ones might work, too.

Tech Tip: Why That Digital Photo Print Is Fuzzy

New York Times - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 1:00am
If your pictures look blotchy and out of focus, you likely need to print them at a smaller size or find a version of the photo at a higher resolution.

5 Free Online Machine Learning Courses

Infomation week - Wed, 13/06/2018 - 12:30am
Demand for machine learning professionals is growing faster than for any other job. Check out our short list of free online machine learning courses.

Amazon Studios’ New Boss Is Reshaping Its Strategy. Step One: Lure New Talent.

New York Times - Tue, 12/06/2018 - 12:32pm
Jennifer Salke, the new head of the tech giant’s TV and movie division, is letting Hollywood know that the door is open for creative talent to find a home at Amazon.

Facebook Gives Lawmakers Follow-Up Answers, but Not Much Is New

New York Times - Tue, 12/06/2018 - 12:15pm
In 454 pages made public by Congress on Monday, Facebook provided responses to more than 2,000 questions from lawmakers over its policies.