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​Trump considering banning White House staffers’ personal phones

Video: Survey finds we are hooked on our phones but want to cut down Paranoid much? According to a Bloomberg report, multiple White House sources are reporting that President Donald Trump may ban White House staffers from using personal phones while at work. Of course, Trump’s administration leaks more than a rowboat, which has had the bottom blasted out with… Read more →

Here’s why Microsoft dropped its Delve app for Windows 10

Some time recently, Microsoft quietly removed its Delve application for Windows 10 from the Microsoft Store. Credit: Microsoft I don’t mean the Delve for Windows 10 Mobile (which wouldn’t be news, given Microsoft’s move away from its mobile OS). I’m talking about the version for Windows 10 on PCs — which is surprising, given Delve was one of Microsoft’s most… Read more →

Best gifts: MacBook and Mac accessories

Hardware Best gifts: IT pro toolbox Source Article from gifts: MacBook and Mac accessories blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

Nvidia, Nuance team up to bring AI, machine learning to radiologists

Nuance and Nvidia have formed a partnership that aims to bring more machine learning to radiology to enhance and speed up existing workflows. Radiology as an industry is seen as ripe for machine learning and artificial intelligence. Whether it’s an MRI or analyzing reports machine learning is seen as a technology that can improve care and get results to patients… Read more →

Microsoft riles VMware with new VMware virtualization on Azure announcement

In 2016, VMware chose Amazon Web Services as its primary public cloud provider. In August this year, VMware also announced its Horizon Cloud platform would support desktop and application workloads on Azure. In spite of that August deal, VMware and Microsoft apparently aren’t best buddies. Microsoft’s announcement last week that it’s making a preview available of VMware virtualization on Azure… Read more →

You Might Be Vaporwave, But You’ll Never Be Mac Tonight in a Floating Dessert Cup Vaporwave

Magnets are rad. Electromagnets, doubly so. We’ve known they can be used to levitate things at least since Raul Julia told us the nature of his powers in Street Fighter. If you have a well-balanced magnet and electricity running through other magnets, you can make things float, and that’s great. That brings us to, a company that makes levitating… stuff…. Read more →

​’Big four’ Linux companies shift open-source licensing policies

The rising tension between IoT and ERP systems The Internet of Things is the new frontier. However, generations of ERP systems were not designed to handle global networks of sensors and devices. Read More The GNU Public License version 2 (GPLv2) is arguably the most important open-source license for one reason: It’s the license Linux uses. On November 27, three… Read more →

Barracuda Networks is sold to Thoma Bravo for $1.6 billion

Storage, backup and security appliance vendor Barracuda Networks is selling itself to a private equity firm for $1.6 billion. The buyer, Thoma Bravo, is no stranger to the tech market. The firm has acquired a sizable portfolio of technology brands, including Qlik, Flexera, Compuware, Riverbed and Blue Coat. Barracuda, which has struggled somewhat in recent quarters, said the deal will… Read more →

Microsoft Office looks to be available from Google Play Store for Chromebooks

There’s no official announcement from Microsoft — at least so far — but the company seems to have made Microsoft Office available to all Chromebook users. That discovery is courtesy of “Chrome Unboxed,” which reported on November 22 that users of various Chromebook models were downloading the Office apps from the Google Play Store. In 2014, Microsoft made the Web… Read more →

Intuit to use AWS as its standard artificial intelligence platform

Intuit will use Amazon Web Services as its standard machine learning and artificial intelligence platform and plans to integrate AWS Lex technology for its QuickBooks Assistant and other products. The personal finance company has increasingly been using artificial intelligence in products such as Mint, QuickBooks and TurboTax. Machine learning is also being used to automate small business processes. AWS is… Read more →

VMware appoints new Brazil head

Virtualization and cloud services company VMware has appointed a new president for its Brazil operations. The company has found an internal option to replace Fabio Costa, who left the company in October to become a commercial vice president at Microsoft Brazil. Read this VMware hybrid cloud goes after the parts that AWS can’t reach Virtualisation specialist VMware on how it… Read more →

UK citizens to sit safety tests to fly drones

BALPA The UK government is planning to introduce fresh rules for drone owners including a new requirement to sit safety tests and potentially no-fly zones. When you undergo the time-consuming and expensive process to gain a car license in the UK, you are expected to pass not only practical tests but sit an exam on the highway code and click… Read more →