The Washington Post’s Platform as a Service Venture

Harry McCracken has written an excellent profile of the Washington Post’s Arc Publishing business which sells access to the same technology that is used to publish the online newspaper. [Arc Publishing] allows other news organizations to use the Post’s tools for writers and editors. …It’s like a high-end version of Squarespace or WordPress.com, tailored to solve the content problems of… Read more →

The Washington Post’s Platform as a Service Venture

Harry McCracken has written an excellent profile of the Washington Post’s Arc Publishing business which sells access to the same technology that is used to publish the online newspaper. [Arc Publishing] allows other news organizations to use the Post’s tools for writers and editors. …It’s like a high-end version of Squarespace or WordPress.com, tailored to solve the content problems of… Read more →

DOJ antitrust lawsuit seeks to block AT&T, Time Warner merger

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is launching an antitrust lawsuit against AT&T in an effort block its proposed $85 billion takeover of Time Warner. DOJ officials say the proposed deal would harm competition, increase prices for consumers, and reduce innovation in the media industry. Time Warner’s network portfolio includes HBO, CNN, TBS, TNT, and Cinemax, among others, and according… Read more →

Intuit Q1 strong with 2.55 million QuickBooks Online subscribers

Intuit ended its fiscal first quarter with 2.55 million QuickBooks Online subscribers as its earnings and sales handily topped expectations. The company reported a first quarter loss of 7 cents a share on revenue of $886 million, up 14 percent from a year ago. Non-GAAP first quarter earnings were 11 cents a share. Wall Street was expecting non-GAAP first quarter… Read more →

Get a Dell M115HD mobile projector for $329

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. Yay, a projector that doesn’t require a whole separate… Read more →

McKinsey on digital marketing: Personalization is not what you think

Digital marketing is a complicated beast that demands collaboration across such diverse disciplines as branding, content, and data science. The best marketers combine company strategy and brand goals with a keen understanding of what makes the customer tick; listening to customers is truly the secret sauce of successful marketing. Digital tracking allows marketers to aggregate user data into segments based… Read more →

​Red Hat partners with AWS with OpenShift Container Platform 3.7

Cloud TV How business leaders are embracing cloud services The cloud is disrupting traditional operating models for IT departments and entire organizations. Read More Video: How to manage a multiple public cloud strategy Kubernetes has become the cloud container orchestration program. Red Hat jumped on the Kubernetes bandwagon early in 2015. Today, Red Hat is all in, with the release… Read more →

Uber inks deal with Volvo for fleet of self-driving cars

Volvo has signed a deal with Uber to supply the ride-hailing company with tens of thousands of “autonomous driving compatible” vehicles between 2019 and 2021, the 90-year-old car company announced Monday. 5G learning ​Ericsson mines Swedish academia, Scania, and Volvo for 5G smarts Ericsson taps Swedish academia and industry to dig up use cases that might make 5G compelling for… Read more →

Dell EMC chosen the best IT workplace in Brazil

Dell EMC is the best large-sized IT company to work for in Brazil, according to research from the Great Place to Work Institute. The company ranked first in the segment of companies employing over 1,000 staff. In this segment, Brazilian IT services company CI&T came in second and local IT and telecoms firm Algar ranked third, followed by SAP Brazil… Read more →

DJI Mavic Pro: First impressions from a drone novice

Mavic Pro, hovering steady at about six feet. Welcome to the first article in our new Drone and Robotics Discovery Series, here on ZDNet. Like our 3D Printing Discovery Series, this set of articles and videos will be all about hands-on testing, tinkering, and exploring. As with the 3D printing series, I’m coming at this unencumbered by the curse of… Read more →

New AMD EPYC-powered HPE VM server is breaking world records

Video: AMD and Intel: Frenemies aligned vs. Nvidia The new Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) ProLiant DL385 Gen10 server, powered by AMD’s EPYC processors, has set new world records in both SPECrate 2017_fp_base and SPECfp_rate2006 benchmarks. Must read: ‘Supercomputing for all’ with AMD EPYC The ProLiant DL385 Gen10 server offers up to 50 percent lower cost per virtual machine along with… Read more →