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How's the CIO Doing? It's in the Data

As digitalization moves from an abstract term to a central part of the business strategy, CIOs are being called on to provide strategic insight and leadership in new ways. And as we grapple with the simultaneous chaos of "cloud journeys," SaaS sprawl, mobility challenges and the speed with which IT …

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Eight Ways We'll See Drones Used in the Year Ahead

A report from NPD revealed that drone sales have tripled over the past year to about $200 million. The trend will continue, so much so that 2017 could be dubbed the year of the drone. Here are several exciting ways we'll see drones used in the coming year.

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The Paradox of Twitter's Value in the Trump Era

Once upon a time - the end of 2013, to be precise - Twitter was valued at nearly $40 billion. Today, it's "only" at $11.68 billion, with a majority of analysts rating the stock at a hold. Rumors of acquisitions abound, while the company is selling off software assets and pushing live video as its Ne…

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How Apple Helped Tech Transition to Mainstream

The last 10 years have seen more technological change than any 10 years before it. But when anything hits the mainstream, whether it be tech or dietary trends, it is worth noting. Here are three of the ways Apple helped facilitate the transition.

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Apple's Dangerous Gambit With Qualcomm

Apple has one of the strongest legal teams in the segment; however, when a company starts using litigation offensively, it generally points to a problem, or problems, with its execution. While it appears to have executed an impressive coup getting the FTC to back its play, Apple apparently didn't ta…

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What Auto Tech Looks Like Today

Every year, an exciting new topic hits the tech industry, and it becomes a lot of what they talk about. This year, the focus has been on artificial intelligence, virtual realities, machine learning and self-driving cars. The difference between now and the past is how everything has become interconne…

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How's the CIO Doing? It's in the Data

By: Special Guest     1/24/2017

As digitalization moves from an abstract term to a central part of the business strategy, CIOs are being called on to provide strategic insight and leadership in new ways. And as we grapple with the simultaneous chaos of "cloud journeys," SaaS sprawl, mobility challenges and the speed with which IT …

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Eight Ways We'll See Drones Used in the Year Ahead

By: Kayla Matthews     1/24/2017

A report from NPD revealed that drone sales have tripled over the past year to about $200 million. The trend will continue, so much so that 2017 could be dubbed the year of the drone. Here are several exciting ways we'll see drones used in the coming year.

Read More

The Paradox of Twitter's Value in the Trump Era

By: Doug Mohney     1/24/2017

Once upon a time - the end of 2013, to be precise - Twitter was valued at nearly $40 billion. Today, it's "only" at $11.68 billion, with a majority of analysts rating the stock at a hold. Rumors of acquisitions abound, while the company is selling off software assets and pushing live video as its Ne…

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How Apple Helped Tech Transition to Mainstream

By: Special Guest     1/24/2017

The last 10 years have seen more technological change than any 10 years before it. But when anything hits the mainstream, whether it be tech or dietary trends, it is worth noting. Here are three of the ways Apple helped facilitate the transition.

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Apple's Dangerous Gambit With Qualcomm

By: Rob Enderle     1/23/2017

Apple has one of the strongest legal teams in the segment; however, when a company starts using litigation offensively, it generally points to a problem, or problems, with its execution. While it appears to have executed an impressive coup getting the FTC to back its play, Apple apparently didn't ta…

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What Auto Tech Looks Like Today

By: Lindsey Patterson     1/23/2017

Every year, an exciting new topic hits the tech industry, and it becomes a lot of what they talk about. This year, the focus has been on artificial intelligence, virtual realities, machine learning and self-driving cars. The difference between now and the past is how everything has become interconne…

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Sinch's Evangelist Talks AI, APIs and More

By: Paula Bernier     1/23/2017

Christian Jensen is chief evangelist of Sinch, a cloud-based, mobile communications platform that makes it easy to add IM, SMS, verification, video, and voice to apps. We recently spoke with Jensen, who will be a speaker at ITEXPO next month, to get a better idea of how Sinch is using important arch…

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SoftBank OneWeb Satellite Investment Makes Sprint Interesting

By: Doug Mohney     1/23/2017

While OneWeb is bringing new investment and more jobs into America as it builds a mega constellation of low-flying satellites for worldwide broadband coverage, there's a key point that many have missed. SoftBank Group, the Japanese firm that put up $1 billion for OneWeb, also owns Sprint. Putting to…

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Avaya Files Chapter 11, Plans Restructuring

By: Steve Anderson     1/20/2017

Avaya turns to Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a bid to make some key changes and attempt to recover for the future.

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Reports of the Death of the Deskphone are Premature; Allworx Says We're on the Verge of a Deskphone Revolution

By: Erik Linask     1/19/2017

We've heard commentary about the death of the deskphone for several years now. Yet, if you look on most corporate desktops, you'll still find one. There's a reason 54 percent of business users use those deskphones on a regular basis - it's conveniently located, far exceeds voice quality of cellular …

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Microsoft Makes AI Moves in Montreal

By: Alicia Young     1/19/2017

Recently, Microsoft has shown a growing interest in Montreal's booming artificial intelligence (AI) presence. This has spurred a series of acquisitions and investments in the Montreal area.

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What to Do About Netflix Shares

By: Steve Anderson     1/19/2017

Netflix has destroyed all estimates about its share prices, but how should investors respond?

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The End of Work as We Know It: 6 Big Predictions for 2017

By: Farrell Hough     1/19/2017

The future of work in 2017 and beyond will center on using increasingly capable technologies to improve our productivity to the point where we can focus on the creative and core business issues that only humans can solve. What will you do when technology enables you to have 40 percent more time to i…

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Achieving a Coveted Management Position in the Tech Industry

By: Lindsey Patterson     1/18/2017

If you want to be competitive in the job market for management in the tech industry, ask yourself the following three questions: What am I actually good at doing? Who is my market? What are my competitors afraid to do?

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How San Francisco Turned Self Driving Cars into Ugly Ducklings

By: Lindsey Patterson     1/17/2017

The California Department of Motor Vehicles has stopped Uber from operating its self-driving Volvos on San Francisco's roads. Uber had been test-driving its autonomous cars for one week until the DMV revoked its registrations.

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Hybrid Smartwatches Growing Wearables Market

By: Andrew Bindelglass     1/17/2017

While the growth of high end smartwatches is slowing down, cheaper, "hybrid" watches are becoming more popular in the wearable technology market.

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