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Dropbox shares fall in spite of solid Q2, COO stepping down

Dropbox published its second quarter financial results on Thursday, beating market estimates. The cloud collaboration platform also announced that its COO is stepping down and will not be replaced. Dropbox’s Q2 non-GAAP net income came to $48 million, or 11 cents per share. A year earlier, its non-GAAP net income was $20 million or 6 cents a share. Total revenue… Read more →

Facebook: We don’t allow content that tricks people for profit

Amid outcry that Facebook continues to give a platform to vile and harmful content, the social network on Thursday laid out its broad-based framework for when it does and doesn’t censor content. “We do not… allow content that could physically or financially endanger people, that intimidates people through hateful language, or that aims to profit by tricking people using Facebook,”… Read more →

Rimini Street’s Q2 sales surge, debt refinancing sets up investment

Third party software support company Rimini Street delivered revenue growth of 20 percent in the second quarter and had 1,622 active clients. Rimini had a second quarter net loss of $25.4 million, or 43 cents a share, on revenue of $62.6 million. The non-GAAP loss in the quarter was $7.8 million. the company didn’t break out a per share figure…. Read more →

Hairy artificial skin gives robots a sense of touch

Video: This self-flying robot will help astronauts in space Hairy robots could be more sensitive to touch than humans. Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington have patented a new artificial skin that could help robots collect information about their surroundings by using millions of tiny fibers. The smart skin includes nanowire sensors made from zinc oxide (ZnO). They… Read more →

​Prometheus, Kubernetes and system monitoring, reaches maturity

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 Video: What is Kubernetes? Prometheus, the open-source systems monitoring toolkit usually used with Kubernetes, has graduated from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). To move from… Read more →

Box brings its users’ content to Quip’s collaboration platform

The cloud content management company Box is later this month rolling out a new integration with Quip, the Salesforce-owned collaboration platform. With the new Box Files Viewer, customers will be able to embed Box folders and all file types directly into Quip. They’ll be able to upload files or folders, as well as preview, share or update them, in real… Read more →

Nine reasons the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is best for business

Video: Galaxy Note 9: Why the world’s most powerful business phone comes with Fortnite Featured story Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Rumors, features, price, and release date Stay up to date regarding Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 9, to be unveiled August 9. Read More Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 9 at an Unpacked event today in New York City and we… Read more →

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 with 512GB of storage costs $1,249.99: What else could I buy for that?

Think Apple’s iPhone X is expensive? Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 9 pushes the envelope to new heights. The Note 9 with 512GB of storage will set you back $1,249.99. That’s $100 more than the higher-end iPhone X, but it comes with twice the storage capacity and a whopping 8GB of RAM. Also: Samsung Galaxy Note 9: 1TB of smartphone storage… Read more →

Galaxy Note 9 vs. iPhone X: We compare specs and features

Samsung has unveiled the long-awaited Galaxy Note 9. But does it stand up to Apple’s flagship iPhone X? Samsung Galaxy Note 9 tech specs Let’s take a look at the specs: Processor: 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core (2.8GHz max + 1.7GHz) Display: 6.4-inch 2960 x 1440 Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Camera (rear): Dual camera with dual Optical Image Stabilization Camera… Read more →

IBM, Maersk launch TradeLens blockchain shipping platform

IBM and Maersk said their blockchain shipping platform has more than 94 corporations, carriers, ports, customs authorities, banks and logistics firms using or planning to use the system. The two companies last year said they would collaborate on a blockchain venture designed to boost efficiency in shipping and the supply chain. In what equates to a big beta program until… Read more →

Challenge accepted: 15-year-old plays Doom on ‘unhackable’ Bitfi

Source photo Bitfi, a supposedly “unhackable” wallet for cryptocurrency transactions and trading, prompted glee and mockery over the last week. As the company, backed by John McAfee, staunchly defended its product as completely unhackable, the mere phrase used was enough for security researchers worldwide to take the bait. It took only a week for exploit after exploit to flood social… Read more →