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Who are the most influential companies on social media?

Although social networks had a difficult 2018, overall social media use is expected to grow throughout 2019. But which companies lead the way in driving the conversation across social media?   Special Feaure The Industry Cloud: Why It’s Next Coud computing has engulfed lots of IT, but one of the untapped regions of the tech and business world is the… Read more →

Researchers discover and abuse new undocumented feature in Intel chipsets

At the Black Hat Asia 2019 security conference, security researchers from Positive Technologies disclosed the existence of a previously unknown and undocumented feature in Intel chipsets. Called Intel Visualization of Internal Signals Architecture (Intel VISA), Positive Technologies researchers Maxim Goryachy and Mark Ermolov said this is a new utility included in modern Intel chipsets to help with testing and debugging… Read more →

Data science, ethics, and the ‘massive scumbags’ problem

“You’re OK with doing business with evil people, right?” One of Australia’s leading venture capital advisers had asked me that question back when the first dotcom bubble was about to burst, in the year 2000 or 2001. executive guide What is machine learning? Everything you need to know Here’s how it’s related to artificial intelligence, how it works and why… Read more →

DOD launches milDrive, the US military’s Dropbox clone

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), a Department of Defense agency tasked with providing IT and telecommunications support for military troops, has launched milDrive, a file sharing and synchronization service akin to Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, and Google Drive. milDrive, announced today but launched on March 1, can sync and provide access to files via mobile and desktop apps, and a… Read more →

DOD launches milDrive, the US military’s Dropbox clone

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), a Department of Defense agency tasked with providing IT and telecommunications support for military troops, has launched milDrive, a file sharing and synchronization service akin to Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, and Google Drive. milDrive, announced today but launched on March 1, can sync and provide access to files via mobile and desktop apps, and a… Read more →

Progress acquires Ipswitch for $225 million, tops first quarter targets

Progress, which specializes in application development, said it will acquire Ipswitch for $225 million in cash. Ipswitch makes data file transfer and network management software. Progress said the deal will add to non-GAAP earnings and cash flow as well as boost its small and medium-sized businesses products. Separately, Progress reported fiscal first quarter net income of $9.4 million, or 21 cents… Read more →