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Answering Your Questions About the Controversial Google Memo

New York Times - Thu, 10/08/2017 - 10:12am
In a Facebook Live conversation, two technology reporters discussed and responded to questions about a Google engineer’s anti-diversity memo.

The Shift: The Alt-Right Finds a New Enemy in Silicon Valley

New York Times - Thu, 10/08/2017 - 9:50am
Tech platforms like Google, Airbnb and PayPal are battling with far-right activists, who accuse them of censoring their ideas.

Entrepreneurship: Heart and Asthma Monitors? There’s an App for That

New York Times - Thu, 10/08/2017 - 7:22am
Start-ups by young Berkeley engineers are marketing devices for home use that will help heart patients and asthmatic children manage their conditions.

Tech Tip: Converting Pictures Into Words You Can Process

New York Times - Thu, 10/08/2017 - 3:25am
Optical-character recognition software can transform manuscript images into text files you can edit, but pay close attention to the results.

We're Entering a New Era of Augmented Analytics

Infomation week - Thu, 10/08/2017 - 12:30am
The next step in analytics -- augmented analytics -- brings automation and new degrees of insight into an analytics initiative.

Is Your IT Led by Digital Product Managers?

Infomation week - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 11:00pm
Agile is useful, but it's no substitute for empowered leadership of genuine cultural change.

The Culture Wars Have Come to Silicon Valley

New York Times - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 6:39pm
After Google fired an engineer who wrote an anti-diversity manifesto, the tech industry is under the microscope for penalizing dissenting opinions.

Contentious Memo Strikes Nerve Inside Google and Out

New York Times - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 3:31pm
The memo, written by a Google engineer who was later fired, enraged diversity advocates and also served as a rallying cry for conservatives and the alt-right.

By Buying Mobileye, Intel Jumps Firmly Into Driverless Car Race

New York Times - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 12:35pm
The chip giant gains new prominence in the race to make autonomous vehicles part of everyday life.

Impossible Burger’s ‘Secret Sauce’ Highlights Challenges of Food Tech

New York Times - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 12:10pm
The start-up is finding out what happens when a fast-moving venture capital business runs into the staid world of government regulation.

Google Fires Engineer Who Wrote Memo Questioning Women in Tech

New York Times - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 4:53am
The employee, who confirmed his firing, argued in the memo that the gender gap among high-tech employees was due in part to biological differences.

Tech Tip: Protecting Your Accounts by Text or App

New York Times - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 1:59am
Setting up two-factor authentication for your online accounts means a little extra work but more security, and you have more than one way to do it.

The 10 'Perks' IT Workers Want Most

Infomation week - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:05pm
Most job seekers don't look for specific perks, but the things an employer offers can provide a valuable glimpse into the corporate culture.

Pay Down Tech Debt While Investing in a Digital Future

Infomation week - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:00pm
The journey to digital transformation isn't just a technology initiative, it's about remaking the business.

Tech Tip: Speaking Up to Windows 10

New York Times - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 1:45am
If you’d rather dictate instead of type, and talk instead of click, check out the speech-recognition tools in Microsoft’s operating system.

Carlsberg Danmark Fixes Field Data Operations with BPM

Infomation week - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 1:00am
Field workers often create Excel spreadsheets to track data and run their processes. But what happens when there are dozens of these? Here's how Carlsberg Danmark centralized business process management, created an orderly system with consistent data, and saved hundreds of hours in backoffice time.

How to Ward off Dreaded 'Scope Creep'

Infomation week - Mon, 07/08/2017 - 11:00pm
In any IT project scope creep can act as a noxious weed, leading to project bloat, extra costs and time delays.

As Samsung Executive Awaits Verdict, Company Surges

New York Times - Mon, 07/08/2017 - 8:57pm
But experts say it is still an open question whether the South Korean manufacturing giant has a clear strategy to carry it into the future.

Sprint, Looking to Get Bigger to Survive, Weighs Deal-Making

New York Times - Mon, 07/08/2017 - 12:48pm
The company and its backer, SoftBank, have had talks with both Charter and T-Mobile to improve its fortunes as it falls behind rivals.

Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: A Snap and Google Tie-Up?

New York Times - Sun, 06/08/2017 - 1:00am
Farhad and Mike discuss the latest in Silicon Valley, including Facebook’s video chat ambitions and rumors of a Snap acquisition by Google.