Trailhead Update Awards Vanity URL to Salesforce Skill Achievers Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:55:00 -0800
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Salesforce.com is upping the ante in helping Trailhead users show off the skills they’ve accomplished via the CRM training platform to prospective employers and those already employed hoping for a raise or promotion. IBM, Salesforce Agree for Watson, Einstein to 'Marry' Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:24:00 -0800
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IT giants name each other as preferred services providers and will offer all-new customer engagement platform for sales and service. Google Rolls Out Unlimited Data Plan for Project Fi Wireless Users Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:17:00 -0800
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Google introduces a new Bill Protection feature will cap data use charges at various levels regardless of how much you actually use, company says. Multifaceted Zyklon Malware Targets Microsoft Office Vulnerabilities Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:20:00 -0800
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Security researchers at FireEye warn that Zyklon is using recent vulnerabilities found in Microsoft Office to make a comeback. IBM Outlines Prospects for Java in 2018 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:56:00 -0800
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NEWS ANALYSIS: Born back in 1995, Java remains one of the most popular programming languages in use, particularly for client-server web applications, with an estimated 9 million developers. Its beauty is that it’s an evolving technology. Google, Amazon Among IT Giants Backing Microsoft in Supreme Court Case Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:15:00 -0800
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Major technology companies, lawmakers and media organizations rally behind Microsoft in a U.S. Supreme Court case with implications for the cloud computing market. OnePlus Attackers Steal Credit Card Data From 40,000 Customers Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:40:00 -0800
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Days after receiving initial reports about fraudulent activity, the mobile phone vendor reveals that attackers were able to get a malicious script onto its website that stole user credit card information. Gartner Finds IT Industry on Track for Strong Growth in 2018, 2019 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:31:00 -0800
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Gartner reported that worldwide IT industry spending hit $3.5 in 2017 and it predicted that spending will remain strong through 2019, barring the onset of a global recession. Apple Reveals Plans That Will Boost U.S. Economy, Create New Jobs Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:35:00 -0800
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DAILY VIDEO: Apple plans $350 billion in business spending to boost U.S. economy; Google introduces Security Center for G Suite productivity apps; why CA Technologies is moving into collaborative robotics; and there's more. 10 Great Places to Work at Large, Medium and Small Tech Companies Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:56:00 -0800
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A list of the “Best Workplaces in Tech” includes companies that ensure that employees have the tools they need to do their jobs, encourage a team environment and embrace transparency, while providing a wide range of great perks. Amazon’s List of 20 Potential HQ2 Sites Shows Focus on Washington DC Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:10:00 -0800
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NEWS ANALYSIS: The handicapping has already started with most of the guessing focused on the Washington, DC metropolitan area as the most likely site for Amazon’s second headquarters, but there are other strong contenders. Synology Adds Intelligence to New Storage Packages Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:42:00 -0800
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This is a new-age storage file system. For example, deep-learning analytics automatically identifies people, places and objects in photos and sorts them into albums accordingly. Box Offers New-Gen Compliance Monitoring, Validation for Life Sciences Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:49:00 -0800
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The company has partnered with USDM Life Sciences, a risk management, technological innovation and business process optimization firm for the life sciences and healthcare industries, to provide the software for the project. Microsoft Power BI Desktop Hides Analytics Pages Under Development Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:45:00 -0800
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Power BI report authors can now hide pages that may not be quite ready to be shared with colleagues or clients. IBM Shows Positive Revenue Growth for First Time in Six Years Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:42:00 -0800
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In its Q4 earnings report, Big Blue showed positive revenue for the first time in 23 quarters and may have previewed continued growth well into the new year. Resolution to Overturn FCC Net Neutrality Vote Gains More Support Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:28:00 -0800
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DAILY VIDEO: U.S. lawmakers and state attorneys move to overturn the FCC neutrality vote; BlackBerry Jarvis scans for security flaws in autonomous car software; Google will deploy three new undersea cables for cloud infrastructure; and there's more. Microsoft's AI-Powered Drawing Bot Turns Text into Images Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:20:00 -0800
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Microsoft researchers create an artificial intelligence application that can turn text-based descriptions into detailed drawings. Google to Use Page Speed as Ranking Factor for Mobile Search Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:05:00 -0800
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Starting July, the speed at which a page loads on mobile devices will play a part in determining website ranking in search results, the company says. IT Science Case Study: Creating More Efficient Loan Transactions Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:43:00 -0800
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Operational inefficiencies and lack of transparency in the merchant cash advance business can be a profit-killer. However, it’s possible to increase lenders’ operating margins, reduce market risk and still offer borrowers competitive rates. Here’s how the problem was solved. Dark Caracal Targets Android Devices in Global Cyber-Espionage Campaign Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:17:00 -0800
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Researchers from Lookout and the Electronic Frontier Foundation discover an attack group operating out of Lebanon that has already impacted 21 countries. 7 Steps to Deploying Network Automation in Your Infrastructure Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:23:31 -0800
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A key element to agility in digital businesses is network automation, but that can be a daunting task. eWEEK offers simple steps to make that process a little less intimidating. Oracle Fixes 237 Vulnerabilities in January Critical Patch Update Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:23:00 -0800
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In its first security update of 2018, Oracle releases patches for the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities. Samsung Galaxy S9 Expected to Headline Mobile World Congress 2018 Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:49:39 -0800
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While the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ expected to be the most prominent smartphone models to make their debut at Mobile World Congress the Sony Xperia Pro may show up hard on Samsung’s heels. Apple Says $350 Billion in Business Spending to Boost U.S. Economy Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:10:00 -0800
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NEWS ANALYSIS: The repatriation of more than $250 billion in foreign earnings will help Apple add 20,000 people to its workforce and make the company a stronger force in enterprise IT. Delphix Improves Data Masking Inside DataOps Platform Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:15:00 -0800
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Latest release of Delphix data management package also brings new automation capabilities, expanded support for new data sources and delivery of secure data at high speeds. Google Introduces Security Center for G Suite Productivity Apps Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:52:00 -0800
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New tools provide unified view of security settings and actionable data for heading off threats, company says. Why CA Technologies is Moving into Collaborative Robotics Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:20:00 -0800
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A cobot or co-robot (from “collaborative robot”) is a robot intended to physically interact with humans in a shared workspace. This is in contrast with conventional robots, which are designed to operate autonomously or with limited guidance. Microsoft Adds Custom Cloud Assessments to Azure Security Center Wed, 17 Jan 2018 03:20:00 -0800
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Azure customers can now add their own rules to Azure Security Center's OS assessments for cloud instances. Windows Server Build 17074 Boasts Better Persistent Memory Support Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:35:00 -0800
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Microsoft drops the SCSI Enclosure Services requirement in the latest Windows Insider preview build and adds persistent memory support, expanding users' storage options. Veeam Acquires N2WS to Protect AWS Workloads Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:17:00 -0800
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The acquisition bolsters Veeam as a data protection provider for AWS by adding to its portfolio of solutions that offer availability for any app, any data, across any cloud, the company said.