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World Economic Forum Says Tech Firms Must Do More to Tackle Extremism

If tech firms don’t act, governments may impose regulations limiting free speech. U.S. tech firms such as Facebook fb and Twitter twtr should be more aggressive in tackling extremism and political misinformation if they want to avoid government action, a … Continue reading

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5 Fun Weekend Tech Deals For Gamers, Spotlight Enthusiasts

If time got away from you this week, these weekend tech deals can help you reclaim a little savings. With a little help from our pals at TechBargains, we have five fun tech items to liven up your home. Mpow … Continue reading

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15 Highest-Paying Tech Jobs for 2018

Besides your boss (of course), which of your peers in tech are in line for big bucks? InformationWeek: Cloud

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Weekend Tech Deals To Brighten Your Day (Literally)

It may be Friday the 13th, but don’t let the sheer number of deals clogging the internet frighten you. The bright minds at ZDNet creeped and crawled through the discount web to help us bring you these shining tech sales. … Continue reading

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MIT Wizards Invent Tech That Sees Around Corners

Robots can pull off a lot of righteous tricks. Hopping on one leg with ease, for instance. Or teaching themselves to play children’s games. Or even rolling through one of San Francisco’s most chaotic neighborhoods to deliver you falafel. One … Continue reading

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3 Ways Millennials are Shaping Today’s Workplace Tech

Use of technology use is a defining characteristic of millennials,so if you don’t provide simple and instant application access in the workplace they will find their own alternatives. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Pay Down Tech Debt While Investing in a Digital Future

The journey to digital transformation isn’t just a technology initiative, it’s about remaking the business. InformationWeek: Cloud

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What is Microsoft Azure Stack? | Tech Talk Ep 1

Learn the ins and outs of Microsoft’s upcoming private cloud offering, Azure Stack, as editors discuss its expected benefits and drawbacks. Computerworld Cloud Computing

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What is Microsoft Azure Stack? | Tech Talk Ep 1

Learn the ins and outs of Microsoft’s upcoming private cloud offering, Azure Stack, as editors discuss its expected benefits and drawbacks. Network World Cloud Computing

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Microsoft’s DNA storage tech may fit in an enterprise

Microsoft has apparently firmed up its plans for a DNA-based storage device that it expects to be commercially available within about three years. The software giant originally unveiled its research into DNA as an archival storage medium last year; it … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: When does tech make you money and when does it cost you?

There’s an interesting Forbes article on the topic of turning a cost center into a profit center. In it, author Larry Myler talks about three ways to “become a hero” by: Killing overhead, Inventing revenue, and Supporting company strategy. Having … Continue reading

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Google’s Espresso networking tech takes SD-WAN to internet scale

Google is working to accelerate the performance of its applications over the internet by building out a software-defined network at broad scale. On Tuesday, the company announced Espresso, a system that provides increased network performance to users of the company’s … Continue reading

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HPE refocuses tech services group on cloud, big data

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has revamped its existing technology services unit to focus on helping customers adopt emerging technologies, including cloud computing, the internet of things, and big data. HPE’s new Pointnext technology services division, announced Thursday, is designed to help businesses … Continue reading

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IDG Editors predict tech trends for 2017

Top editors from IDG Enterprise brands Computerworld, Network World, CIO and CSO chime in with their thoughts and predictions for enterprise technology trends in the upcoming year. From Apple to VR, we’ve got thoughts on what will be hot in … Continue reading

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10 Tech Companies That Stole the Spotlight In 2016

A look back how companies like Google and newer players on the scene like Docker changed the IT landscape this year. InformationWeek: Cloud

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5 tech trends that have Turing Award winners worried

Technology has considerable potential to make the world better, but those benefits are far from guaranteed. Plenty of downsides can pop up along the way, and some of them have Turing Award winners especially worried. 1. The internet echo chamber … Continue reading

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Tech Titans Talk: The IDG Enterprise Interview Series

GE Power’s CDO is transforming his company and an industry GE Power’s first ever chief digital officer, Ganesh Bell, leverages years of software expertise to drive innovation within GE and with customers, including his own CIO. To read this article … Continue reading

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How the latest enterprise tech surge changed everything

Technology development comes in waves. Judging by the recent slippage in venture capital investment, the most recent wave of new enterprise tech has crested and is now tapering off. And it’s leaving a wealth of useful new stuff in its … Continue reading

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HPE Spins Off Services As Tech Giants Slim Down

Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s plan to spin off its IT Outsourcing and services group and merge that group with CSC will make the remaining HPE a leaner, more focused company. It’s a strategy other tech giants have pursued as well. But … Continue reading

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Top 10 tech stories 2015: Transformation and transition

Cloud and mobile computing have created an imperative for the tech world: Change or fail. This year, legacy vendors like Dell, EMC and Microsoft all took major steps to reinvent themselves, sparking some of the biggest tech stories of the … Continue reading

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2015: The tech year in cartoons

January: We have met the enemy, and he is us Image by John Klossner, © Computerworld It seems that security is always at or near the top of the list of things that keep IT leaders awake at night. But … Continue reading

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Babson Rocket Pitch: A new generation of tech entrepreneurs thinks big

I had no illusions that attending this week’s Babson College Rocket Pitch event outside Boston would give me much insight into the latest enterprise IT topics that Network World focuses on, but the dozen or so 3-minute business spiels I took in did … Continue reading

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The cloud changes IT culture, demands new tech skills

As enterprises are moving to the cloud, it’s changing a whole lot more than just where companies’ data and services are sitting. The emergence of the cloud is heralding a shift in the skills that IT workers need and the … Continue reading

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IBM fattens patent portfolio in cloud tech

IBM may be leading the pack when it comes to putting away patents related to cloud technologies. In the past 18 months, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued more 1,200 patents to IBM related to the cloud, with … Continue reading

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Can You Guess The Best Tech IPO of 2014? (Hint: Shares Rallied 98%)

Can You Guess The Best Tech IPO of 2014? (Hint: Shares Rallied 98%) 2014 was an active year for tech IPOs and the top performer is a relatively unknown company — cloud provider Zendesk Thus far in 2014 shares of … Continue reading

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