• !Amazon Echo Dot gets more portable and better sound from Vaux
    Amazon’s second-generation Echo Dot ($50) is essentially an Echo minus the larger device’s rich-sounding speaker. Now, a company called Ninety7 is giving Echo Dot the speaker that Amazon didn’t provide.Vaux is an attractive, $50 battery-powered…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Apr 17, 9:05pm -
  • !How the Amazon Echo Look improves privacy
    Look! A new Amazon Echo!The Amazon Echo Look is like the original Echo, plus a camera.The $200 device delivers the Alexa virtual assistant. But the camera is optimized for helping you choose clothing to look your best when you get dressed.The Echo Lo…
    - 14 hours ago 29 Apr 17, 11:00am -
  • NSA ends surveillance tactic that pulled in citizens' emails, texts
    The U.S. National Security Agency will no longer sift through emails, texts and other internet communications that mention targets of surveillance.The change, which the NSA announced on Friday, stops a controversial tactic that critics said violated…
    - 1 day ago 28 Apr 17, 11:23pm -
  • Samsung Galaxy S8: Everything you need to know, all in one place
    The release of the latest Galaxy S phone is always a major event, and with good reason. Samsung’s premium flagship practically defines our expectations for high-end, high-price Android phones for the year to come. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ deliver a sm…
    - 1 day ago 28 Apr 17, 11:06pm -
  • BrandPost: Small Steps For Data Analytics
    Small Steps For Data AnalyticsBy Sachin YadavIn the rapidly evolving IT space, the notion of creating and leveraging data analytics is rapidly gathering momentum, for the all right reasons, including the nature of the complex problems we are trying t…
    - 1 day ago 28 Apr 17, 10:43pm -

WSJ: CIO Journal

Information Week

Forrester Blogs

  • Alphabet's Earnings Emphasize A Skewed Value On Monopolies
    I was speaking with my colleague Fatemeh Khatibloo about the strong Q1 2017 earnings that Alphabet just announced this week (I mean Alphabet the parent company of Google here, not the soup or anything to do with Letter People). Alphabet revenues are…
    - 1 day ago 28 Apr 17, 8:42pm -
  • Forrester Methodology To Selection Business Intelligence Implementation Service Providers
    Business Intelligence (BI) pros continue to look for outside professional services. Forty-nine percent of decision makers say their firms are already engaging and/or expanding their engagements with outside data and analytic service providers, and an…
    - 1 day ago 28 Apr 17, 4:16pm -
  • Is Email Marketing As Good As It Is Ever Going To Get?
    Many of you may know that at the beginning of March my colleague Rebecca McAdams who had been leading Forrester's email marketing research for the previous 18 months moved into an Advisor position with Forrester's customer experience leadership board…
    - 2 days ago 27 Apr 17, 5:44pm -
  • Security Challenges Drive Growth For IAM Solutions
    The world is changing fast, and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and telecommuting are increasingly becoming the norm, not the exception. This increasingly mobile and flexible workforce creates new security challenges as more and different types of devic…
    - 2 days ago 27 Apr 17, 3:55pm -
  • Insights Services Fuel Digital Transformation In Utilities
    Today I answered an inquiry about digital strategy and transformation programs in in the utilities sector and I thought I'd share some of my thoughts more widely. While I don't have any formal reports specific to utilities, the sector often comes up…
    - 3 days ago 27 Apr 17, 1:07pm -

Gartner Blog Network


  • !9 essential tools for the security-conscious mobile worker
    Have security gadgets, will travelImage by Kensington, Anonabox, Yubikey The highly digitized and hyperconnected world that we live in today has heightened the security stakes for us all. But if work frequently takes you away from the home office, yo…
    - 15 hours ago 29 Apr 17, 10:00am -
  • IDG Contributor Network: On cancer and startups
    Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything—all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure—these things ju…
    - 1 day ago 28 Apr 17, 6:18pm -
  • Legal war with Apple hits Qualcomm's revenue projections
    The legal fight between Apple and Qualcomm on licensing modem technology is turning uglier every day.Apple has filed lawsuits against Qualcomm in countries like the U.S., U.K., China and Japan, accusing the chipmaker of using its dominant market posi…
    - 1 day ago 28 Apr 17, 5:52pm -
  • 54% off Logitech Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard - Deal Alert
    Here's a Bluetooth keyboard for your computer that you can also use with your tablet and smartphone -- switch between all three effortlessly by just turning the dial. And unlike other Bluetooth keyboards, Logitech has integrated a cradle so your devi…
    - 1 day ago 28 Apr 17, 5:29pm -
  • KB 4016240 confirms: Microsoft's 'new' Windows update option changes little
    Microsoft desperately needs to simplify its patching process, but the latest change to how it rolls out updates for Windows 10 adds little to the mix except more confusion.Earlier this week Microsoft patching honcho Michael Niehaus published detail…
    - 1 day ago 28 Apr 17, 4:15pm -

Tech Republic

WIRED Business


TechCrunch Enterprise

  • Tencent to open AI research center in Seattle
     Chinese tech conglomerate Tencent will be opening a new AI research center in Seattle, according to The Information. The company has long had a core office in Palo Alto, but this will be its first major machine intelligence R&D effort in the countr…
    - 1 day ago 28 Apr 17, 11:03pm -
  • Data management startup Rubrik confirms $180M round at a $1.3B valuation
     Rubrik, a startup that provides data backup and recovery services for enterprises across both cloud and on-premises environments, has closed a $180 million round of funding that values the company at $1.3 billion. The news confirms a report we ran…
    - 1 day ago 28 Apr 17, 10:11pm -
  • Cloudera finishes up 20% in stock market debut
     After pricing its IPO at $15 per share, Cloudera, the enterprise big data company, closed the day up more than 20 percent, at $18.09. This also is above the range of $12 to $14 for which Cloudera was preparing. Read More
    - 1 day ago 28 Apr 17, 8:15pm -
  • Equity podcast: Earnings clown car and the profitable-ish Dropbox with Hunter Walk
     Welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture-capital focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the narrative. Homebrew’s own Hunter Walk joined us for this episode along with co-hosts Katie Roof, Matthew Lynley and myself. This week h…
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  • Investors are betting 3DR can find life after Solo as a drone data platform
     An early player in drone-tech, 3D Robotics Inc. on Thursday announced that it has raised $53 million in a Series D round of funding, including new equity funding and conversion of debt equity. Atlantic Bridge led the round, joined by Autodesk Forge…
    - 2 days ago 28 Apr 17, 6:52am -

Enterprise Irregulars

  • How Get Better at Recruiting. (We All Need To).
    Recruiting is tough. I certainly don’t do it well enough. But to be a great CEO, you need to find a way to force yourself to be a great recruiter. Let me share some learnings, and what I do now to force myself to be a better recruiter.  And what I…
    - 1 day ago 28 Apr 17, 4:25pm -
  • Engineer’s Guide to Picking an Early Stage Startup
    What I wish I had known 10 years ago One of the questions I often get from engineers I mentor is how do you decide on what early stage startup is worth working for? Often, this is long before you have paying customer logos or big name venture funds…
    - 1 day ago 28 Apr 17, 2:15pm -
  • Parsing the IBM Watson and Salesforce Einstein deal
    When IBM and Salesforce announced their major partnership around Cognitive, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Machine Learning many commentators, myself included, were surprised and maybe even a little confused. Even after IBM’s Interconnect confer…
    - 1 day ago 28 Apr 17, 2:10pm -
  • NetSuite under Oracle: More, Better, Forever?
    Jim McGeever, former President of NetSuite, now EVP of that global business unit at Oracle joked things had changed significantly after it invested over $ 9 billion to acquire NetSuite. “SuiteWorld has moved to Las Vegas, our safe harbor statement…
    - 2 days ago 28 Apr 17, 1:16am -
  • Busy week
    A few years ago, when Oracle was busy buying companies for fill out its front office cloud offering RightNow Technologies developed a day in the life video that sticks with me. It was shown at the last RightNow user meeting while RightNow was an inde…
    - 2 days ago 27 Apr 17, 6:40pm -