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Amazon’s List of 20 Potential HQ2 Sites Shows Focus on Washington DC

January 18, 2018 7:10 PM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: The handicapping has already started with most of the guessing focused on the Washington, DC metropolitan area as the most likely site for Amazon’s second headquarters, but there are other strong contenders.

Synology Adds Intelligence to New Storage Packages

January 18, 2018 5:42 PM | ()
This is a new-age storage file system. For example, deep-learning analytics automatically identifies people, places and objects in photos and sorts them into albums accordingly.

Box Offers New-Gen Compliance Monitoring, Validation for Life Sciences

January 18, 2018 4:49 PM | ()
The company has partnered with USDM Life Sciences, a risk management, technological innovation and business process optimization firm for the life sciences and healthcare industries, to provide the software for the project.
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Microsoft Power BI Desktop Hides Analytics Pages Under Development

January 18, 2018 3:45 PM | ()
Power BI report authors can now hide pages that may not be quite ready to be shared with colleagues or clients.

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IBM Shows Positive Revenue Growth for First Time in Six Years

January 18, 2018 3:42 PM | ()
In its Q4 earnings report, Big Blue showed positive revenue for the first time in 23 quarters and may have previewed continued growth well into the new year.
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Resolution to Overturn FCC Net Neutrality Vote Gains More Support VIDEO

January 18, 2018 1:28 PM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: U.S. lawmakers and state attorneys move to overturn the FCC neutrality vote; BlackBerry Jarvis scans for security flaws in autonomous car software; Google will deploy three new undersea cables for cloud infrastructure; and there's more.
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Microsoft's AI-Powered Drawing Bot Turns Text into Images

January 18, 2018 1:20 PM | ()
Microsoft researchers create an artificial intelligence application that can turn text-based descriptions into detailed drawings.
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Google to Use Page Speed as Ranking Factor for Mobile Search

January 18, 2018 1:05 PM | ()
Starting July, the speed at which a page loads on mobile devices will play a part in determining website ranking in search results, the company says.

IT Science Case Study: Creating More Efficient Loan Transactions

January 18, 2018 10:43 AM | ()
Operational inefficiencies and lack of transparency in the merchant cash advance business can be a profit-killer. However, it’s possible to increase lenders’ operating margins, reduce market risk and still offer borrowers competitive rates. Here’s how the problem was solved.
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Dark Caracal Targets Android Devices in Global Cyber-Espionage Campaign

January 18, 2018 10:17 AM | ()
Researchers from Lookout and the Electronic Frontier Foundation discover an attack group operating out of Lebanon that has already impacted 21 countries.

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