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IBM reports worst revenue in 14 years, shares slide

(Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N) reported its worst quarterly revenue in 14 years as results from newer businesses including cloud and mobile computing failed to offset declines in its traditional businesses, sending shares down nearly 5 percent in extended trading.<p>People …

Use Business Intelligence To Grow Your Business

Even small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have data they could be analyzing to make better business decisions. Business intelligence (BI) is not …

Big Data

Bye-Bye: UnitedHealth Exiting All But a Handful of Obamacare Exchanges in '17

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Chief Executive Officer Steven Hemsley said on Tuesday that the company would largely exit the Obamacare exchange market in 2017, following through on a warning he had given late last year that costs appeared to be unsustainable.<p>Hemsley, in prepared remarks made as …

38 Design Tips for Creating an Amazing User Experience

The SEO and online marketing landscape is one that is constantly in flux, changing with small steps or big leaps as the online realm itself evolves to stay in touch with what users want and need.<p>If you are still focusing your optimization and marketing efforts on keeping pace with search engine …

UI Design

Why Traditional Products Are Moving To The Cloud Faster Than Ever

Since 2005, everyone has been talking about the effect the cloud is having on businesses.<p>If you look at some of the most successful companies such as Box, they have taken this simple idea and focused on giving anyone access to anything they want, provided it's on the cloud.<p>Similarly, companies such …

A Prank Call Led To These Burger King Employees Breaking The Windows At The Restaurant

Prank calls to restaurants are nothing new. Sometimes they are the harmless <i>Simpsons</i> variety pranks and other times they are pretty scary, like the type portrayed in the film <i>Compliance</i>. This particular prank ranks somewhere in between, mostly because some folks actually believed it and got …

Security fears rise as airline chiefs are forced to think the unthinkable

Airlines should be bursting with optimism, you might think.<p>Fuel prices are low and passenger numbers are forecast to double over the next 20 years. Compared to a few years ago, when the industry was dripping red ink thanks to the recession and soaring oil prices, things could hardly look …

Aviation

Be careful products sold on Amazon are infected with malware

Beware, even things on Amazon come with embedded malware… this is the disconcerting discovery made by the expert Mark Olsen.<p>Who is brenz.pl? Simple, …

7 Virtual Reality Headsets We Want Now

In 2016 tech is all about virtual reality. The technology consists of a pair of somewhat awkward looking headsets that immerse the wearer into a …

Alphabet Inc Uses Its Head in AI

The market for cloud services is expected to skyrocket in the years ahead. With hundreds of billions of dollars at stake, industry leaders including <b>Microsoft</b> , <b>IBM</b> , and <b>Alphabet</b> are going all-in to capture their fair share of the cloud revenue pie. Alphabet has taken a different path than its tech …

Autodesk looks to future of 3D printing with Project Escher

Like so many organizations these days, Autodesk is a company in transition. It was until recently a traditional boxed software company selling licenses. Today, it’s moving to a subscription model. Yet its own business model disruption is only part of the story. As a company steeped in the …

Why I stopped prescribing narcotics, and never looked back

15K Shares<p>I was never a big prescriber of narcotics. I grew up “country,” in a tougher world where your parents taught you to accept pain as a part …

Health Care

Google Fiber drops free basic service in its original city

Google Fiber's biggest hook has always been its $70 gigabit internet access, but there has usually been a far more frugal option: you could get free 5Mbps service if you were willing to pay a construction fee. However, that choice appears to be going away in at least one city. Google has quietly …

Iran Attacks Americans On American Soil -- Cyber War, Cyberwarfare

The Justice Department and federal prosecutors have portrayed that individuals linked to the Iranian government have attacked U.S. infrastructure, including a small dam 20 miles north of New York. Reportedly, this is not the first time that the Islamic Republic has been attempting to infiltrate the …

Cyberwarfare

Adobe’s Marketing Cloud Continued to Rise in 1Q16

<i>Continued Success: Analyzing Adobe's Fiscal 1Q16 Results</i><p>(Continued from Prior Part)<p>Adobe’s Marketing Cloud grew 21% in fiscal 1Q16<p>Previously in the …

Meet the Middlemen Who Connect Hackers for Hire With Corporate America

To gain access to an elite network of hackers, you need a hookup. You need to know a guy. And that guy doesn’t make the connection for free. To the contrary. There’s a nascent group of companies whose business it is to make that connection.<p>HackerOne is one such company. And it’s got some mighty …

Tim Cook

As Apple resists creating a ‘GovtOS’ in the U.S., Microsoft already wrote one for China

<i>Update: A source close to Microsoft tells me the software – which is not yet complete – will be used only by public sector agencies. No information was provided as to how the software differs from the standard Chinese version of Windows 10.</i><p>While Apple has strongly resisted building a special …

Windows 10

The Role of a Data Scientist in 2016

Already crowned as the best job in America for 2016, the definition and skill set required to be a data scientist is in a constant state of flux. …

Some Dark Web Markets Have Better User Security than Gmail, Instagram

AlphaBay, a site selling drugs, weapons and more, recently made it mandatory for all vendors to use two-factor authentication.<p>By themselves, passwords are just not good enough for ensuring the security of an account. In response, some companies have introduced two-factor authentication (2FA), …

Calling All Women: The Cybersecurity Field Needs You And There's A Million Jobs Waiting

Cybersecurity has a gender problem: Only 11% of the world’s information security workforce are women, according to the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC) — a 501(c)3 non-profit passionate about helping and empowering women to succeed in the Cybersecurity field.<p>The small representation of women in …

Management Vs. Leadership: Five Ways They Are Different

For years we were taught that management has to do with forecasting, budgeting, planning and controlling. Managers were taught to manage, not to lead.<p>New supervisors and grizzled management veterans were taught how to assign work to subordinates, how to evaluate their teammates’ work, how to …

Leadership

IBM wants to accelerate AI learning with new processor tech

"Resistive" chips could speed up neural network training 30,000 times.<p>Deep neural networks (DNNs) can be taught nearly anything, including how to beat us at our own games. The problem is that training AI systems ties up big-ticket supercomputers or data centers for days at a time. Scientists from …

Cognitive Computing

A new bill would force prepaid phone buyers to register themselves

A bill proposed this week would require people to provide identification and officially register themselves when buying a prepaid phone. Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA), who introduced the bill, called the prepaid phone "loophole" an "egregious gap in our legal framework" that allows terrorists …

House Judiciary Committee

Gaming PCs that bring Oculus Rift and HTC Vive to life

The sweet spot is right around $2,000, which will cover an Intel Core i7-6700K processor and a single Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 graphics card.

New “Stagefright” Hack Exposes 275 Million Android Phones

The Israeli security firm NorthBit has demonstrated an exploit that could allow hackers to access data and functions on a wide range of versions of …

3 Ways Technology Is Set to Change the Face of Healthcare

Wearable activity trackers are transforming how we stay in shape. Image source: Mike Mozart, Flickr.<p>Technology always seems to change things, doesn't it? We're happily enjoying our horse-drawn carriages when boom -- automobiles enter the scene. One day we're watching cable TV and then boom -- video …

A Technology Innovation Leading to a Go-To-Market Advantage

What do you look for in SaaS companies? It’s hard to answer this question concisely because there are so many different ways of building a great …

Innovation

10 Ways Predictive Analytics Improves Innovation

From drug discovery to price optimization, across virtually every industry, more companies are using predictive analytics to increase revenue, reduce …

Predictive Analytics

Forrester Names 4 Customer Analytics Leaders

As the volume and variety of data grows, so does the quest to make it actionable in the form of insights-driven marketing.<p>But as Forrester is quick …

5 slick analytics tools to help you hit your mark(eting)

As denizens of the internet, we leave a huge data trail across the services and sites we use everyday. As the volume of data has increased, the challenge for marketing teams has become to identify the points in that data that reveal the trends they’re seeking. How, as a marketer, do you handle, …