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Tech M&As led by foreign companies increase in Brazil

The number of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) involving international technology companies in Brazil has increased in the first half of 2019, according to consulting firm KPMG. According to the new stats on activity in the first six months of the year, 61 M&A transactions took place in the tech sector in the Latin country. Apple, acquisitions, and adherence: Inside IBM’s… Read more →

Tech M&As led by foreign companies increase in Brazil

The number of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) involving international technology companies in Brazil has increased in the first half of 2019, according to consulting firm KPMG. According to the new stats on activity in the first six months of the year, 61 M&A transactions took place in the tech sector in the Latin country. Apple, acquisitions, and adherence: Inside IBM’s… Read more →

Garmin Vivoactive 4 review: Touchscreen, advanced health tracking, golf, music, and more

Six new sports watches for the casual athlete to the ultrarunner Wearables today have advanced sensors to help you track your activity 24/7. Matt Miller says that while the Apple Watch is a great smartwatch, there are many other wearables focused on helping you collect data and use it to improve your health and fitness. Read more: https://zd.net/2lobqlP While the… Read more →

The best API strategy is not to start with an API strategy

APIs have become the building blocks of the digital economy, serving as a ready-made environment for sharing and accessing functions and data. But APIs should be the last thing one thinks about as a digital strategy is formulated. Photo: Joe McKendrick Business requirements first — APIs later, says David Berlind, editor of ProgrammableWeb, in his keynote presentation at the recent… Read more →

Most malspam contains a malicious URL these days, not file attachments

Image: Proofpoint Most malicious email spam (malspam) sent in the first half of the year has contained links to malicious files, rather than file attachments, according to telemetry gathered by cyber-security firm Proofpoint. More precisely, 85% of all malspam sent in Q2 2019 (April, May, and June) contained a link to a malicious file download, rather than the actual malicious… Read more →

HP launches Chromebook x360 12b, 14b with Universal Stylus Initiative support

HP Chromebookx x360 12b and 14b HP yesterday launched a pair of Chromebooks that support the new Universal Stylus Initiative (USI) standard for digital styluses. The Chromebook x360 12b and 14b are among the first devices supporting USI, which allows non-proprietary features to be used across different devices with the same stylus. The idea behind USI works like this: With… Read more →