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Add 4 terabytes to your desk for $75

ZDNet’s Business Bargain Hunter scours the web for great deals on computers, phones, services and much more. Prices and availability are accurate at the time deals are shared. Some products and services may not be available outside the U.S. Follow BBH on Facebook and Twitter, where he’s known as The Cheapskate. Plus: You’ll find more Cheapskate deals on CNET. Western… Read more →

Uber for Business uses machine learning to tackle challenges of "bleisure" trips

Millions of employees from more than 65,000 organizations use Uber for business travel, and there’s a good chance most of those people also use it for personal trips. Business travelers often forget to switch from their business account to their personal account when using the Uber app, according to the ride-hailing firm — particularly with the rise of “bleisure” trips… Read more →

SAP Latin America makes multimillion-dollar investment in R&D

SAP Latin America is making a multimillion-dollar investment to expand its Brazil-based innovation capability, the company has announced. The firm’s innovation lab in São Leopoldo, in the south of the country, will be expanded and workforce doubled as part of a plan to respond to the local slowdown in client spending. An investment of 120 million reais ($30.8 million) will… Read more →

The future of IoT? State-sponsored attacks, say security professionals

When you consider the future of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, artificial intelligence (AI), conversational technologies, enhancements to both voice and facial recognition, and virtual reality (VR) may be what you envision when it comes to what next-generation devices will feature. Our devices are becoming smarter. Lighting, security, mobile devices, networks, and communication systems are all being influenced by IoT… Read more →

Google soon may add support for Windows 10 to Chromebooks: Report

In April this year, there were rumors circulating that Google was working on getting Chromebooks to dual boot Windows. An August 12 report by XDA-developers.com builds on its earlier report with new information. Xda-developers say “Campfire” is the codename of the Windows dual-boot project. The name comes from a new firmware branch of the Google Pixelbook that is called eve-campfire… Read more →

AMD’s ‘world record breaking’ Intel-beating 2nd-generation Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX available today

Video: How AMD’s EPYC line has turned upside down the server market Want to get your hands on AMD’s “world record breaking” 32-core, 64-thread 2nd-generation Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX? Today’s the day — but it will cost you! Also: AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors are out Here’s the spec on the 2nd-generation Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX 32 cores/64 threads… Read more →

Samsung removing connected services, UV, temperature, and humidity trackers from Health on September 1st

Samsung Health is one of the most comprehensive health and wellnes services provided for mobile devices. A couple of years ago I excitedly wrote about an update that added several popular services, making Samsung Health a compelling universal solution. Unfortunately, as I setup the new Galaxy Note 9, a notice appeared in Samsung Health stating that the following services will… Read more →

Hackers can steal data from the enterprise using only a fax number

Fax machines may seem antiquated, but they remain popular devices for enterprise players. Banking and real estate firms may use fax when client signatures on documents are required quickly, legal businesses still make use of guaranteed delivery and rapid document printing, and healthcare organizations bound by HIPAA privacy rules for patient data may choose them rather than more modern methods… Read more →