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Alibaba says cloud sales increased 99 percent in ‘outstanding’ quarter

Alibaba’s financial results for the September quarter breezed past analyst expectations, with sales surging 61 percent thanks to continued growth in its cloud computing and core commerce businesses. The Chinese internet giant said cloud computing revenue rose 99 percent to $447 million for the quarter. The increase was driven by an uptick in paying customers and the addition of higher… Read more →

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition: Enhanced security added to the best business smartphone

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8, see the ZDNet full review, is the best smartphone currently available for the business environment. Samsung announced the Note 8 Enterprise Edition that provides a business-first device for the enterprise and SMB market. Samsung describes a couple of key features and benefits of this Note 8 Enterprise Edition: Customization with Simplified Deployment & Management: The… Read more →

The iPhone X doesn’t save Apple from desperately needing a ‘next big thing’

Video: iPhone X review: Face ID, the notch and a new screen Congratulations Apple, you’ve distracted press and pundits alike from wondering why you don’t have a successor to the iPhone. But the diversion of a $1,000 iPhone won’t last forever. Must read: Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 is what the next MacBook Pro should be (but almost certainly won’t) Apple… Read more →

What’s new in Microsoft’s Windows 10 IoT Fall Creators Update release

Windows 10 isn’t just for PCs. It’s also available on other Microsoft device types, including Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Credit: Microsoft On November 2, Microsoft officials detailed some of the features that are part of the latest Windows 10 IoT release, known as Windows 10 IoT Fall Creators Update. (Microsoft made the Fall Creators Update release of Windows 10… Read more →

With a physical key, Google says it can protect you from nation-state hackers

Passwords aren’t perfect — anyone who’s had to reset them after a data breach can tell you that. But neither are biometrics, and every other “password killer” has largely fallen flat. Ask around, and security experts will tell you that passwords aren’t going anywhere any time soon. Google knows this, too. With constant threats from hackers and scammers, and now… Read more →

With a physical key, Google says it can protect you from nation-state hackers

Passwords aren’t perfect — anyone who’s had to reset them after a data breach can tell you that. But neither are biometrics, and every other “password killer” has largely fallen flat. Ask around, and security experts will tell you that passwords aren’t going anywhere any time soon. Google knows this, too. With constant threats from hackers and scammers, and now… Read more →

Facebook’s plan to throw humans at security, manipulation issue won’t work, equates to indictment on AI progress

special feature How to Implement AI and Machine Learning The next wave of IT innovation will be powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning. We look at the ways companies can take advantage of it and how to get started. Read More Facebook has a fake news and manipulation problem and you can add artificial intelligence to the list too… Read more →

Facebook’s plan to throw humans at security, manipulation issue won’t work, equates to indictment on AI progress

special feature How to Implement AI and Machine Learning The next wave of IT innovation will be powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning. We look at the ways companies can take advantage of it and how to get started. Read More Facebook has a fake news and manipulation problem and you can add artificial intelligence to the list too… Read more →

Under the Surface at Microsoft’s Future Decoded

Video: Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 — first look Peter Kyriacou was the lead program manager for Microsoft’s original Surface Pro tablet and now heads up the program management team for all Surface devices. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was a senior program Manager at Sonos. ZDNet caught up with Kyriacou at Microsoft’s Future Decoded event in London to delve into… Read more →

Under the Surface at Microsoft’s Future Decoded

Video: Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 — first look Peter Kyriacou was the lead program manager for Microsoft’s original Surface Pro tablet and now heads up the program management team for all Surface devices. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was a senior program Manager at Sonos. ZDNet caught up with Kyriacou at Microsoft’s Future Decoded event in London to delve into… Read more →

Lenovo snaps up majority stake in Fujitsu PC business

Lenovo has reached an agreement to purchase a 51 percent stake in Fujitsu’s PC unit in a deal worth up to $269 million. Lenovo said in a statement on Thursday, alongside the company’s Q2 2017 earnings report, that the deal has been made possible through a partnership with the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ). As part of the agreement, Fujitsu… Read more →