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Tech Tip: Moving Your Amazon Music to a New Home

New York Times - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 4:33am
Amazon’s Kindle e-readers and tablets have been able to play music for years, and there are a few ways to move your listening library to a new device.

Hacker Who Aided Russian Intelligence Is Sentenced to 2 Years

New York Times - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 3:15am
The hacker, Vladimir Anikeyev, admitted his guilt in illegally gaining access to the private data of a number of targets, including high-ranking officials, according to news reports.

Wheels: How to Soothe Luxury-Car Buyers: Add Perks and Subtract Haggling

New York Times - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 2:03am
Several automakers aim to change the shopping experience with fixed prices, after-sale care and even ways to avoid the dealership altogether.

Greene: Advanced Services to Fuel Google Cloud Leadership

Infomation week - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 1:00am
Google Cloud Chief Diane Greene predicts Google's expanding, advance cloud services will soon place it among the Gartner designated leaders.

Data Center Automation Advances Hybrid Cloud

Infomation week - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 12:00am
Data center infrastructure management is a new form of automation, minimizing some legacy system drawbacks.

Tips for Estimating Cloud BI Implementation Costs

Infomation week - Thu, 06/07/2017 - 11:00pm
There can be some nasty budget surprises in what seems like a simple, low-priced, SaaS business intelligence offering designed for non-technical users.

Encounters: Tiptoeing (and Tweeting) Through the Tulips With DJ Khaled

New York Times - Thu, 06/07/2017 - 9:00pm
The hip-hop producer has a new album, aptly named “Grateful”; a new baby; and new endorsement offers “all the time.” Here is how he stays grounded.

On Technology: Finding a More Inclusive Vision of Fitness in Our Feeds

New York Times - Thu, 06/07/2017 - 9:00pm
Instagram can perpetuate harmful ideas about the perfect body — but it can also inspire us with bodies that are more like our own.

How Uber’s Tax Calculation May Have Cost Drivers Hundreds of Millions

New York Times - Thu, 06/07/2017 - 8:21am
Drivers’ trip receipts contain signs that the ride-hailing service deducted hundreds of millions of dollars from drivers’ earnings in New York to pay state taxes.

Try, Then Buy? Amazon’s Move Is Part of a Shopping Trend

New York Times - Thu, 06/07/2017 - 7:30am
Fine jewelry, swimsuits and cocktail dresses are among the many items you can live with free for a while till it’s time to pay up or wrap up.

Tech We're Using: In Reporting on North Korea, Tech Helps Break Through Secrecy

New York Times - Thu, 06/07/2017 - 6:44am
But Choe Sang-Hun, The New York Times’s Korea correspondent, wishes that his iPhone could record phone conversations.

Bits: Daily Report: Silicon Valley’s Financiers and Sexual Harassment

New York Times - Thu, 06/07/2017 - 5:31am
An environment in which entrepreneurs go hat-in-hand for financing from venture capitalists can be easily exploited.

Volvo, Betting on Electric, Moves to Phase Out Conventional Engines

New York Times - Thu, 06/07/2017 - 5:20am
It is the first mainstream automaker to sound the death knell of the traditional engine, saying that starting in 2019 all the models it introduces will be either hybrids or powered solely by batteries.

Artificial Intelligence Will Redefine the World

Infomation week - Thu, 06/07/2017 - 5:00am
How big of a deal is artificial intelligence? Microsoft researcher James McCaffrey explains AI's origins and why we can expect profound effects from it.

Tech Tip: Expanding Your View Beyond the Laptop Screen

New York Times - Thu, 06/07/2017 - 4:56am
Even if you have a laptop with the newer USB-C connections, you can find cables and adapters to hook up your small screen with a big monitor.

Emirates and Turkish Airlines Say Laptop Ban Is Lifted on Their U.S. Flights

New York Times - Thu, 06/07/2017 - 1:47am
The carriers joined Etihad Airlines, which was cleared over the weekend, in receiving an exemption to the restrictions on electronic devices.

Konica Minolta, With Eye on Health Care, Nears Deal for U.S. Genetics Firm

New York Times - Thu, 06/07/2017 - 1:28am
The Japanese company, which is trying to diversify its business, is said to be preparing to announce a $900 million deal to acquire the American testing company Ambry Genetics.

Big Data in the Cloud: Reaching a Tipping Point

Infomation week - Thu, 06/07/2017 - 12:00am
It may be time to rethink where you want to support a big data initiative.

Weathering the Data Storm - 4 Steps to Analytics Success

Infomation week - Wed, 05/07/2017 - 11:00pm
Finding data sources is only the first step in a successful data analytics strategy. After that, the hard work begins.

Four Things You Need to Know About Cybersecurity

Infomation week - Wed, 05/07/2017 - 5:00pm
Data about IT attitudes toward customer privacy provides a wake-up call to IT professionals, their companies, and their customers.